Shami rues ‘loose’ batting with tip to focus on job

Mohammed Shami, an integral part of India’s famed pace bowling attack, has conceded that “loose ba...

Some hope for Djoker

World No. 1 tennis player Novak Djokovic could be allowed to defend his French Open title under the latest Cov...

Hunt for balance to kickstart Rohit era

A fit Rohit Sharma will take charge as India’s limited overs captain when the three-match ODI and T20I s...

Peng Shuai: Nod to shirts, with a rider

Fans are free to wear “Where is Peng Shuai?” shirts at the Australian Open but they must not becom...

Shades of Connors in Medvedev court-ship

Daniil Medvedev has tapped into the energy of the crowd at Melbourne Park by playing both hero and villain, wh...

Stampede at stadium crushes fans

At least eight people died and 38 were injured in a stampede when fans stormed a stadium hosting an Africa Cup...

Sports  /  Published 03.06.21

EB lists ‘grey areas’ in agreement

East Bengal club has made it clear that it would not sign the final agreement with investor Shree Cement if “certain terms and conditions” remain unchanged. The term sheet was signed betw...
By Arindam Bandyopadhyay in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 03.06.21

Conway puts up a fight

Debutant Devon Conway crafted a century on the opening day of the first Test versus England on Wednesday, with his unbeaten knock of 136 leading New Zealand to 246/3 at stumps. New Zealand won the to...
By Reuters in London

Sports  /  Published 03.06.21

Vow to focus on mental health

The leaders of the four Grand Slam tournaments reacted to tennis star Naomi Osaka’s stunning withdrawal from the French Open by promising to address players’ concerns about mental health. ...
By Agencies in Paris

Sports  /  Published 03.06.21

Time to enjoy: Virat Kohli

Reaching the final of the World Test Championship does hold a lot of value for Team India with some of their longest format regulars already having compared the success in this competition to a World ...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 02.06.21

Kohli on lack of prep time before WTC Final

Virat Kohli is not too concerned about the limited preparation time the Indian team will get before the World Test Championship final against New Zealand. The Indian skipper believes his team has the...
By Our Bureau and Agencies

Sports  /  Published 02.06.21

Euro 2020: Check out England’s 26-man squad

Announcing a 26-man squad for the European championships, which were postponed from 2020 to this year due to the coronavirus crisis, Gareth Southgate said he is hopeful of going beyond the semi-finals...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 02.06.21

Novak Djokovic calls Naomi ‘brave and bold’

By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 02.06.21

Raj: Good exposure

The one-off game in Bristol from June 16 will be the first time in seven years that the India women’s team will play a Test. Captain Mithali Raj, thus, hopes the game gives some much-needed expo...
By , Our Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 02.06.21

End-June time for BCCI to decide on Cup

The BCCI has been given time till June 28 by the International Cricket Council (ICC)’s executive board to decide whether it can host the T20 World Cup in India because of the prevailing pandemic...
By Indranil Majumdar in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 02.06.21

After Osaka exit, tennis faces volley of questions

Naomi Osaka’s withdrawal from the French Open was not the outcome anyone in tennis desired, and yet it happened just the same. It could likely have been avoided through better communication and...
By Christopher Clarey


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