Author Archives: David Bodapati

About David Bodapati

David Bodapati is a Senior Journalist with over 25 years experience in Olympic sports. He specialises in Hockey and Motorsports.

Women’s hockey team leaves for Hangzhou Asiad

Bengaluru, 19 Sept. 2023: The Indian Women’s Hockey Team on Wednesday night left from Bengaluru airport for Hangzhou for the upcoming 19th Asian Games Hangzhou 2022. India are placed in Pool A along with Korea, Malaysia, Hong Kong China and Singapore and will open their campaign at the prestigious event against Singapore on 27th September 2023.… Read More »

Confident Indian Junior Women eye winning start

Potchefstroom (South Africa), 31 March 2022: The Indian Junior Women’s Hockey team led by Salima Tete and Vice-Captained by Ishika Chaudhary is all geared up for the FIH Hockey Women’s Junior World Cup which gets underway here in Potchefstroom, South Africa from 1st April 2022. Having patiently waited for this moment, after the coveted quadrennial tournament was… Read More »

Indian women beat China for bronze: Asia Cup hockey

Muscat, 28 Jan. 2022: The Indian Women’s Hockey Team signed off the Women’s Asia Cup 2022 with a hard-fought 2-0 victory over China in the third/ fourth placing match here in Muscat today. It was goals by Sharmila Devi (13′) and Gurjit Kaur (19′) that helped the Savita-led side end the continental tournament with the third-place… Read More »

Brilliant ton by skipper Rao helps Andhra to retain Nagesh Trophy

Bengaluru, 17 Feb 2021: A brilliant century by Andhra Pradesh skipper Anka Venkateswara Rao helped the defending champions to retain the IndusInd Nagesh trophy for the second year running as they defeated Odisha here in the finals on Ash Wednesday. The Nagesh Trophy for Blind Cricket comes to a close in an eventful manner with… Read More »

Munita Prajapati erases fortnight-long pain with National U20 record

Guwahati, 9 Feb 2021: Uttar Pradesh’s Munita Prajapati came into her own in scripting a new National Record in the under-20 women’s 10000m Race Walk with a fine victory on the penultimate day of the 36th National Junior Athletics Championships at the Sarusajai Stadium here today. It helped her overcome the pain of being beaten to… Read More »