Ross Taylor admits to facing racist remarks

Former New Zealand captain Ross Taylor has revealed he was offended by race-based remarks from teammates and s...

Rinku eyes big league

Rinku Singh was one of the few gains for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in what was an indifferent IPL season thi...

Kho kho gears up for giant leap

The inaugural kho kho league, Ultimate Kho Kho, kicks off in Pune on Sunday. A total of 143 best kho kho play...

Coach bets on Manika comeback

An angst-ridden build-up to the Commonwealth Games followed by a dismal performance, the Indian women’s ...

Mahela backs Babar as Test topper

Sri Lanka legend Mahela Jayawardene has picked Pakistan captain Babar Azam as the cricketer who, he believes, ...

‘Asia’s fastest’ Lydia no more

Lydia de Vega, who had multiple Asian sprint titles in the 1980s, has passed away. The Filipino legend, 57, su...

Sports  /  Published 18.09.21

IPL offers pitch to test Cup game plan

Yet, the India selectors preferred Hardik over an in-form Shardul Thakur. The IPL is Hardik’s best chance to prove that the selectors right.  Spin in the tale Overloaded. That’s the...
By Sudipto Gupta in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 18.09.21

Feels like watching someone else: Raducanu

US Open champion Emma Raducanu on Friday said that re-watching her stunning victory in this month’s final felt like watching someone else, adding that her achievement had started to sink in but ...
By Agencies in London

Sports  /  Published 18.09.21

Davis Cup: India falter on first day

Prajnesh Gunneswaran lost to a lower-ranked player and Ramkumar Ramanathan went down fighting in the second singles as India trailed 0-2 on the first day of the Davis Cup World Group I tie against Fin...
By PTI in Espoo (Finland)

Sports  /  Published 18.09.21

Q9 Golf League: Victory for Par & Tee

Par & Tee edged past D Co–PB while Gladiators and RSH Signature played out a draw in the Q9 Golf League at the RCGC on Friday. Par & Tee defeated D Co – PB 35-34 in a closely foug...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 18.09.21

Thanks to Kohli, BCCI breathes easy

Virat Kohli’s decision to step down from T20 captaincy may have saved the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) from making some unsavoury selections after the World Cup in the UAE. A ch...
By Indranil Majumdar in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 17.09.21

NZ will hear us at ICC: PCB chief Raja

Furious with New Zealand's decision to abandon their ongoing tour of Pakistan citing a security threat, PCB chairman Ramiz Raja on Friday threatened to drag the matter to ICC, which, interestingly...
By PTI in Karachi

Sports  /  Published 17.09.21

New Zealand walk out of Pak tour

Pakistan security agencies did not have any such information, he added. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said NZC had “unilaterally decided to postpone the series” despite “foolproo...
By Reuters in Islamabad

Sports  /  Published 17.09.21

Leander Paes on ties with Bhupathi

Tennis champion Leander Paes on Friday said the upcoming non-fiction series "Break Point" will give fans an insight into his fractured but successful professional pairing with sports star Ma...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Mumbai

Sports  /  Published 17.09.21

Goal, assist icing on victory cake

Manchester City winger Jack Grealish crowned a fine display on his Champions League debut with a beautifully taken solo goal as Pep Guardiola’s side outscored RB Leipzig 6-3 at the Etihad Stadiu...
By Reuters in Manchester

Sports  /  Published 17.09.21

City strike force excels in goal rush

Manchester City, last season’s Champions League runners-up, crushed RB Leipzig 6-3 in a thrilling Group A game on Wednesday even though Christopher Nkunku scored a hat-trick for the German side....
By Reuters in Manchester


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