Shantanu Srivastava is an experienced sports journalist who has worked across print and digital media. He covers cricket and Olympic sports.
Articles by Shantanu Srivastava
Nitu seeks trials against Nikhat to decide Asian Games slot
As world champion in the 50kg Olympic category, Nikhat Zareen is assured of entry in the 51kg at Guangzhou. Nitu is currently only the standby for China.
Published on Apr 01, 2023 08:46 PM IST
World Cup shooting: Sift Kaur wins bronze on final day, China claim double
The 21-year-old Indian rifle shooter came third in the women’s 50m 3 position event as the hosts finished second overall on the medals table. China topped the tally with 12
Published on Mar 26, 2023 09:14 PM IST
ISSF World Cup: Bronze for Manu Bhaker, Aishwary Tomar ends fourth
Woman pistol ace Manu Bhaker finished third in 25m pistol and Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar was fourth in 50m 3-Positions event on the penultimate day of the shooting World Cup in Bhopal
Published on Mar 25, 2023 08:10 PM IST
Rudrankksh finishes third in pulsating final
The Indian world champion was up against a strong Chinese challenge but managed to hold his own for a bronze in 10m air rifle
Updated on Mar 24, 2023 07:01 PM IST
Indian pairs on podium but China reigns supreme
Rudrankksh Patil-R Narmada Nithin and Rhythm Sangwan-Varun Tomar finished on the podium in 10m air rifle and pistol events respectively as China won both gold medals on offer
Published on Mar 23, 2023 06:41 PM IST
Shooting World Cup: Sarabjot shoots gold as India start in style
The 21-year-old Sarabjot Singh blanks Azerbaijan's Ruslan Lunev 16-0 in the gold medal match; compatriot Varun Tomar takes bronze
Published on Mar 22, 2023 08:31 PM IST
Shooting World Cup: Chinese challenge awaits India
China’s young shooters are likely to test India on home turf in the Bhopal shooting World Cup (rifle and pistol) starting on Wednesday
Updated on Mar 21, 2023 09:25 PM IST
Tabuena pips Rashid by one shot for DGC title
The Filipino carded a bogey-free final round of 7-under 65 to pip India’s Rasheed Khan by one shot and win the $750,000 DGC Open tournament.
Published on Mar 19, 2023 09:26 PM IST
DGC Open: Rashid Khan sizzles on wet day, opens 3-shot lead
Two-time Asian Tour winner excels in cold and wet conditions at the Delhi Golf Course to take a three-shot lead heading into the final round on Sunday
Published on Mar 18, 2023 08:03 PM IST
Flawless Chikka surges to solo lead
The 29-year-old was tied-sixth overnight but produced a bogey-free performance on Day 2 as a total of 24 Indians made the cut in the $750,000 Asian Tour event
Published on Mar 18, 2023 10:40 AM IST
Siddikur takes top honours, Rashid best Indian
Bangladesh's Siddikur Rahman carded seven-under 65 to take the pole position on the opening day of $750,000 DGC Open.
Updated on Mar 16, 2023 10:17 PM IST
Gaganjeet Bhullar leads Indian charge at DGC Open golf
The 10-time winner on the Asian Tour leads a sizeable Indian contingent in the $750,000 tournament being played at the Delhi Golf Club course from Thursday.
Updated on Mar 15, 2023 09:35 PM IST
Tricky course awaits Asia's best
Windy conditions and a firm course are likely to test the field as the second edition of $750,000 DGC Open gets underway on Thursday
Updated on Mar 14, 2023 08:31 PM IST
Karnataka end 54-year wait for Santosh Trophy
The 3-2 win over first-timers Meghalaya in Riyadh ensured the first title as Karnataka, who previous title came as Mysore state
Published on Mar 04, 2023 11:38 PM IST
When a stadium in Saudi Arabia throbbed to Cristiano Ronaldo’s beat
Traffic snarls extended up to 2km from Mrsool Park as they came faces and hearts painted blue and yellow to watch a generational talent in his final swing.
Published on Mar 04, 2023 01:57 PM IST
History beckons for Meghalaya and Karnataka
Meghalaya are in their maiden Santosh Trophy final while Karnataka last won the title 54 years back when the state was still known as Mysore. On Saturday, both teams will chase their slice of history in Riyadh
Published on Mar 03, 2023 10:06 PM IST
Santosh Trophy: Meghalaya ready for date with history
Meghalaya are in the Santosh Trophy final for the first time in the tournament's 82-year history, and the team is ready for one final push.
Published on Mar 02, 2023 10:12 PM IST
Meghalaya, Karnataka set up Santosh Trophy final clash in Saudi
Meghalaya extended their dream run with a 2-1 win over eight-time winners Punjab while Karnataka entered their first final in 47 years after a 3-1 win over Services in the second semi-final.
Updated on Mar 01, 2023 11:47 PM IST
Stage set for Santosh Trophy in the desert
India’s national football championship, Santosh Trophy, takes a step into new frontier with semi-finalists Meghalaya, Punjab, Services and Karnataka ready to play in the final stages of this year’s edition in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Published on Feb 28, 2023 10:00 PM IST
Siem ends an almost nine-year wait, win Indian Open golf
The 42-year-old won by one shot for his first victory on the European Tour since 2014, after a final day battle in the Hero Indian Open with fellow German and overnight leader Yannik Paul
Published on Feb 26, 2023 10:23 PM IST
Ahlawat T4, Germany’s Paul continues to lead in Indian Open golf
Yannik Paul retained the lead, one shot ahead of compatriot Marcel Siem after the third round while India’s Veer Ahlawat was tied fourth and six shots off the lead in the Hero Indian Open
Published on Feb 25, 2023 10:57 PM IST
'Hungrier' Yuvraj eyes European card
Golfer eyes strong showing in European Q-School (qualification school) that will send him straight into the DP World Tour next year
Published on Feb 24, 2023 11:26 PM IST
Angad Cheema holds firm on tough day
Angad Cheema braved swirling wind to jump to T2 as Yannik Paul maintains solo lead
Published on Feb 24, 2023 10:53 PM IST
From football fields to hallowed greens, Honey chases father's dream
The 26-year-old led for the better part of the day before Yannik Paul takes top spot on the opening day of Hero Indian Open
Published on Feb 23, 2023 11:06 PM IST
Indian Open: Sharma finds wings on windy day
Impressive with his long putting, the two-time DP World Tour winner finishes T4 on Day 1.
Published on Feb 23, 2023 10:35 PM IST
'Loner' Gandas ready to chart his own course
In the middle of a 'learning curve' of his maiden DP World Tour appearance, local boy Manu Gandas hopes to turn a corner at Indian Open.
Published on Feb 23, 2023 02:45 PM IST
Olesen in form, Shubhankar, Gandas lead Indian hopes
Denmark’s Thorbjorn Olesen, the Thailand Classic DP World Tour winner last week, is the form player while Shubhankar Sharma, Manu Gandas, Jyoti Randhawa and SSP Chawrasia will all carry Indian hopes in the $2 million Hero Indian Open starting on Thursday.
Published on Feb 22, 2023 10:30 PM IST
European card on his mind, Chawrasia ready to roll
The seasoned golfer walks down the memory lane ahead of the Hero Indian Open that begins on Thursday.
Published on Feb 21, 2023 10:15 PM IST
After Asian indoor silver, Praveen targets 17m in marquee events
The triple jumper is also looking to break Renjit Maheswary’s national outdoor record of 17.30
Published on Feb 16, 2023 11:35 PM IST
No hurdle too high for Jyothi Yarraji
After a record-breaking 2022, hurdler Jyothi Yarraji has broken the 60m hurdles national record five times in 19 days this year.
Updated on Feb 15, 2023 11:26 PM IST