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Chess: Russia, Ukraine to clash

It’s the unlikely new front in the war between Russia and Ukraine: Mamallapuram, the ancient temple town...

Audacious Ireland fall four short

The Irish bowling was below par, serving plenty of freebies on a ground not too big either. But that takes no ...
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Positive England excites ‘retired’ Moeen Ali

Moeen Ali played three of the four Tests of the unfinished India-England series last year. Nine months later, ...

Wimbledon: Serena Williams crashes out

Serena Williams began and ended her comeback at Wimbledon after 364 days out of singles competition looking ve...

Decision time: Stick to old or opt for new

Bengal have been a formidable outfit in red-ball cricket ever since Arun Lal’s appointment as their head...

Fearless MP’s lessons for Bengal

Not many years ago, the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) had toyed with the idea of recruiting Chandrakant ...

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Sports  /  Published 07.08.21

Club above best player: Barca boss

Barcelona was forced to let star player Lionel Messi leave the club because his high wages coupled with strict La Liga financial rules could have jeopardised its future, president Joan Laporta said on...
By Agencies in Barcelona

Sports  /  Published 06.08.21

Indian women's hockey team coach quits

It has been learnt that both Marijne and team's analytical coach Janneka Schopman were offered an extension by the Sports Authority of India (SAI) but the former refused the offer due to personal ...
By Our Bureau in Tokyo

Sports  /  Published 06.08.21

Olympic: Women make India proud

For the Indian contingent, the ongoing Tokyo Olympics has been about more than just medals. And today was one such day where the spirit of sport silenced the demanding clamour for a podium finish...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 06.08.21

Israel swimmers dance to Bollywood song

Madhuri Dixit is yet to react on social media to this video.  For the Indian contingent, Bajrang Punia is the latest medal contender when he competes for a bronze medal on August 7, along with N...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 06.08.21

Bajrang Punia to vie for bronze

  Bajrang Punia's perennial leg-defence weakness came to haunt him at the big stage as he lost the men's freestyle 65kg semifinal to three-time world champion Haji Aliev on Friday. He wi...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 06.08.21

Hockey: Salima makes a mark

How did it change for Salima Hockey Simdega president Manoj Konbegi remembers when her talent with the stick finally came to the fore. He recalled how the scouts spotted her, and urged her to ap...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta, Ranchi

Sports  /  Published 06.08.21

Aditi in medal contention

  Indian golfer Aditi Ashok carded a three-under 67 in the third round to hold on to the second position and remain in strong contention for the country's maiden Olympic medal in the sport h...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Tokyo

Sports  /  Published 06.08.21

Bajrang Punia reaches semis

India's Bajrang Punia stormed into the semi-finals of the 65kg freestyle wrestling event, pinning down Iran's Morteza Cheka Ghiasi in last-eight stage at the Tokyo Olympics on Friday. &n...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 06.08.21

India women go down fighting

After Sharmila Devi hit wide from a one-on-one situation, the Indians stunned Great Britain when Vandana tapped in an open ball inside the circle to go into half time with a 3-2 lead. Down by a goal,...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 06.08.21

60 minutes of fight makes the finest hour

Goalkeeper PR Sreejesh summed it up best, terming India’s come-from-behind 5-4 victory over Germany in the bronze-medal play-off match at the Tokyo Olympics as a “rebirth” of Indian ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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