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Sanatan Pani

Sanatan Pani

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A Bhubaneswar-based sports journalist with over 37 years of desk and reporting experience. After working for leading newspapers Sambad, Pragativadi and New Indian Express, he has switched over to w ...more

A Bhubaneswar-based sports journalist with over 37 years of desk and reporting experience. After working for leading newspapers Sambad, Pragativadi and New Indian Express, he has switched over to web and social media. Currently he is focusing on developing a complete database on sports in Odisha.

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Posts by Sanatan Pani

Indian women's cricket team batting coach Shiv Sunder Das
Acid ‘Test’ Awaits India's Batting Coach Shiv Sunder Das

The question is can the former Odisha captain convert this opportunity into success and cement his place? Though the answer will be known only after the end of the England tour, one thing is certain...

Odisha's Medal chance in Tokyo Olympics
Will Tokyo End Odisha’s Wait For An Olympic Medal?

An Olympic medal has become a must-win challenge for Odisha since the state is now touted as a major global sports destination and the sports capital of India.

Odisha’s para-badminton international Deep Ranjan Bisoyee
The Remarkable Journey Of A Lionhearted Para Shuttler From Odisha

For any person, adapting to life with disability is always a challenge. The challenge is even greater if s/he is a sportsperson, because the opportunity to play and excel is…

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Why Is India Cap Ungettable For Odisha Cricketers?

Cricket in Odisha was at its glorious best from 1997 to 2002 when Debasis Mohanty, Sanjay Raul and Shiv Sunder Das represented the country in Test or One-Day Internationals. The…

Cyclist Swasti Singh
Odisha Boasts Of Cycling Stars, But Lacks Velodrome

Minati Mohapatra became the first sportsperson from Odisha and the first woman cyclist of the country to bag Arjuna Award in 1980. An eight-time National champion, she had won five gold medals at the 1979...

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Odisha's Fencers, Icestock Athletes Deserve Better Deal

Among the recent sporting successes achieved by Odisha, two medals at the 31st Senior National Fencing Championship and one at the 2nd Khelo India Winter Games were exceptional. The fencing medals – one silver and...

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Tokyo Wake-Up Call For Dutee Chand?

It was rare, an unbelievable defeat, and came as a shock to those who had the habit of watching India’s fastest woman Dutee Chand winning gold in her pet 100m event every time she competed...

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Does Odisha Need Odisha FC?

Curtains are all set to come down on the 7th edition of the Hero Indian Super League (ISL) with defending champions ATK Mohun Bagan crossing swords against Mumbai City FC at Fatorda Stadium in Goa...

A Bhubaneswar-based sports journalist with over 37 years of desk and reporting experience. After working for leading newspapers Sambad, Pragativadi and New Indian Express, he has switched over to web and social media. Currently he is focusing on developing a complete database on sports in Odisha.