The year was 2006. India's best women's singles player Aparna Popat was past her prime and was losing to England's top player Tracey Hallam, the defending gold medallist, in the mixed team events during the league phase of the Commonwealth Games in Melbourne. Deccan Herald, 2 days ago
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Sachin Tendulkar and other eminent sporting stars congratulated Saina Nehwal on becoming the first Indian woman shuttler to attain the world number one ranking in badminton. Tendulkar hailed her as a "true role model" for aspiring sportspersons. "Congratulations to @NSaina on becoming the first Indian woman to be the World Number 1. Well done and keep smashing them on! A true role model for aspiring sports persons in the country," Tendulkar ...Rediff.com, 2 days ago
The disappointment on Saina Nehwal's face after losing the All England championship to Spain's Carolina Marin was plain for all to see. It would have been even greater for having come so close. Saina won the first game convinvingly 21-16 and led ...Firstpost.com, 3 weeks ago Saina's All England loss will be painful but she is headed in the right direction Firstpost.com, 3 weeks ago
Day 2 of the Times Litfest had a better turnout than the 1st edition and had a great lineup of journos and literati The second day of the Times Litfest 2015 had well-known names of literary and journalism worlds attracting crowds in big numbers. ...Bangalore Mirror, 1 month ago
At the business end of the discussion 'Sex and Sport: Gender issues and the double pressure on female athletes to look good and play good', a wide-eyed boy in the audience asked the esteemed panel what it takes to encourage women in sport. ...Times of India, 1 month ago
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