Inspired by Novotna, Krejcikova wins 1st Slam title in Paris

Thinking of her late coach the whole time, Barbora Krejcikova went from unseeded to Grand Slam champion at the...

Dutch desire to win prize

Seven years is a long, long wait. It’s been that many years since The Netherlands last played at a major...

Michael Holding bouncer at ‘moment of unity’

Michael Holding has criticised England cricket team’s “moment of unity” gesture in the ongoi...

NZ on verge of victory in Test against England

Matt Henry and Neil Wagner picked up three wickets apiece as New Zealand were on the verge of winning the seco...

Moore earns a point for Wales

With his head wrapped in bandages the same colour as his red shirt, Kieffer Moore scored the goal Wales needed...

Challenge of history & balance

There’s an indicator of why England have never won the European Championship. In nine attempts, they hav...

Sports  /  Published 21.11.20

Afridi's all-round tips for Hardik and Jadeja

Overall, Afridi considers compatriot Yasir Shah as the best leg-spinner currently simply because of the success that he has attained in the Test arena. “For any cricketer, I still believe Test ...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 20.11.20

La Liga: Messi strikes back

A frustrated Lionel Messi said he is tired of being blamed for problems at Barcelona after he was accused by Antoine Griezmann’s former agent of making life difficult for the French striker at t...
By Reuters in Barcelona

Sports  /  Published 20.11.20

Horse racing: Born To Be wins

The RCTC season in Calcutta kicks off on November 24. It will be spectator-less with provisions of online betting. ...
By Our Turf Correspondent in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 20.11.20

ISL: Big 4 challenge for Calcutta giants

ISL VII marks a new era for FC Goa as they begin life under head coach Juan Ferrando. The highest-scoring team in league history with 205 goals, FC Goa have won silverware in the past in the form of ...
By The Telegraph in

Sports  /  Published 20.11.20

Red & gold bank on foreigners

SC East Bengal’s biggest strength is of course their fan base. “East Bengal have a lot of history and probably have the best fans in Indian football. When these fans join the ISL, it make...
By Arindam Bandyopadhyay in

Sports  /  Published 20.11.20

ATK Mohun Bagan set for new beginning

Surprisingly, ATK Mohun Bagan did not play any friendlies in the build-up to ISL VII. “We didn’t consider it necessary to play friendlies in pre-season because this is a different and spe...
By Angshuman Roy in

Sports  /  Published 20.11.20

Rival, but still close to Vicuna’s heart

Kerala Blasters coach Kibu Vicuna still has good sentiments for his former club Mohun Bagan. Ahead of his team’s clash against ATK Mohun Bagan, in the opening match of the seventh edition of In...
By Arindam Bandyopadhyay in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 20.11.20

Cameron not a Green-horn: Justin Langer

Cameron Green has earned the right to make his Test debut as a batsman but needs to make his case as an all-rounder for the ODIs against India starting November 27, said Australian coach Justin Langer...
By PTI in Sydney

Sports  /  Published 20.11.20

Spark from Dhoni that got Ruturaj going

Ruturaj Gaikwad sparkled and showed the much-needed spark that Mahendra Singh Dhoni found wanting in some of the youngsters of Chennai Super Kings in this year’s IPL. In fact, Ruturaj rose to t...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 20.11.20

India slip to 2nd: ICC

The points system for the World Test Championship will be amended by the International Cricket Council (ICC) following disruption in the schedule owing to the pandemic. As per the new rules, teams wil...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta


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