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'Very very consistent' Sindhu still has so much room to improve

PV Sindhu's consistency stood out in 2018. Yet former national coach Vimal Kumar believes she still isn't playing at her full potential.

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How Neeraj Chopra ruled supreme in 2018

Winner of ESPN India's Sportsman of the Year award, Neeraj Chopra cemented his status as the premier athletic talent in the country with golds at the Commonwealth and Asian Games last year.

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The winners

'Nothing can stop you' - The remarkable tale of Ekta Bhyan

Ekta Bhyan is ESPN India's differently-abled athlete of the year, 2018. Debdatta Sengupta writes on her incredible journey.

Target in sight, emerging star Saurabh is just getting started

Saurabh Chaudhary, ESPN India's emerging sportsperson awardee for 2018, has shown remarkable poise in his breakout year and beyond. The challenge now is to replicate his performances.

Jaspal Rana - The mastermind behind India's young 'guns'

Jaspal Rana is ESPN India's coach of the year. Jonathan Selvaraj writes on his massive role in the success that Indian shooting's young stars are currently experiencing.

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'It was challenging, but I knew I can do it': Ekta Bhyan


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Wouldn't be surprised if Neeraj returns with an Olympic medal: Ashwini Nachappa

Former sprinter Ashwini Nachappa says Hima Das is a star for the future, and considers Neeraj Chopra a genuine medal prospect for the 2020 Olympics.

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Real Kashmir is great news for Indian football: Renedy Singh

Former India international Renedy Singh, one of the jury members for ESPN India Awards, explains his choices.

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Sportsman of the Year nominees: Powerful Panghal, brilliant Bajrang & more

From Amit Panghal scripting a monumental upset at the Asian Games to Bajrang Punia becoming number one in the world, 2018 was a memorable year for several Indian male athletes. Here are the Sportsman of the Year nominees.

Chhetri, Hima and other nominees that narrowly missed out

Here's a list of the best nominations that almost made the final cut and could well have even won their respective categories in a leaner year.

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Sportswoman of the Year nominees: Smashing Saina, magnificent Manika & more

From Saina Nehwal's sensational comeback year to Manika Batra stealing the show in the TT arenas at the CWG and Asian Games, here are the nominations for the Sportsperson of the Year (Female) award.

Coach of the Year: Jaspal Rana, Randhir Sehrawat's big breakthroughs

From Jaspal Rana guiding the next generation of India's promising shooters to Sjoerd Marijne rediscovering his mojo with the women's hockey team, here are the nominees for the Coach of the Year award.

Emerging Sportsperson of the Year: Saurabh's gold rush, Siddharth's super raid

From a trio of shooters announcing themselves as talents to watch out for to Siddharth Desai's impressive PKL debut, here are the nominees for the best Emerging Sportsperson of the Year award.

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Match of the Year: Magnificent Mary makes history, stunning Sindhu wins big

From PV Sindhu getting the finals monkey off her back to Mary Kom's unprecedented sixth Worlds gold, here are the nominees for the Match of the Year award.

Sandeep, Deepa headline Differently-abled Athlete of the Year nominations

From Ekta Bhyan winning multiple medals to Deepa Malik's continued show of dominance, here are the nominees for the Differently-abled Athlete of the Year.

Triumphant Minerva, buoyant Bengaluru feature in ESPN India's TOTY

From I-League champions Minerva Punjab to Pro Kabaddi League winners Bengaluru Bulls, India's best teams feature in ESPN India's nominations for the Team of the Year.

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