‘Bulldozer’ on Maidan passes away at 71

Subhas Bhowmick, the footballer they called “Bulldozer” on the Maidan as he ripped through the opp...

Theon for St Leger

Trainer Pesi Shroff’s Theon (P.S. Chauhan-up) may win the 2,800m Villoo C. Poonawalla Indian St Leger, t...

Rs 2cr club: Young guns match price of seniors

Shreyas Iyer, David Warner and his Australian teammate Mitchell Marsh, who was the Player of the Final in last...

On tour of despair, a final shot at pride

Around this time in December last year, all the talk had been about how emphatically India would romp to their...

Medvedev wins over crowds

As Daniil Medvedev sat courtside trying to re-hydrate during a changeover, an image of nine-time Australian Op...

Rashford saves day for United

Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford scored a last-second winner as they beat West Ham United 1-0 at Old ...

Sports  /  Published 29.01.21

Gough marks run-up for Eng quicks

Frustrate them and create pressure that can lead to mistakes — that’s Darren Gough’s prescription for the England quicks who will be up against the Virat Kohlis and Cheteshwar Pujara...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 28.01.21

Pep: Play to the whistle

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola said Joao Cancelo’s controversial goal in Tuesday’s 5-0 win at West Bromwich Albion showed the importance of playing to the whistle. Cancelo’s ...
By Reuters in West Bromwich

Sports  /  Published 28.01.21

Tuchel has goal & job cut out

Thomas Tuchel, Chelsea’s new German coach, comes with rave reviews and comparisons between himself and Liverpool boss Juergen Klopp. Unlike Klopp, however, who was allowed time to mould Liverpo...
By Reuters in London

Sports  /  Published 28.01.21

Pak wrest initiative, thanks to Fawad ton

Fawad Alam put Pakistan in control of the first Test against South Africa, chalking up a superb century to lead the home side to 308 for eight by the close of Day II, for a first innings lead of 88 ru...
By Reuters in Karachi

Sports  /  Published 28.01.21

MCC monitors bouncer threat

The Marylebone Cricket Club, which is based at Lord’s and is responsible for drawing up the rules of the game, is examining whether more can be done to protect batsmen from bouncers — with...
By Amit Roy in London

Sports  /  Published 27.01.21

Chennai to host IPL auction on February 18

  The IPL players' auction ahead of the 2021 edition will be held in Chennai on February 18, the league organisers announced on Wednesday. The announcement was made via IPL's Twitter ha...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 27.01.21

ATK Bagan bow to Gallego stunner

ATK Mohun Bagan missed a chance to narrow the gap with league leaders Mumbai City FC as they lost 1-2 to NorthEast United FC (NUFC) in an ISL match at the Fatorda Stadium in Goa on Tuesday. Federico ...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 27.01.21

Maidan mourns former goalkeeper

Former India goalkeeper Prasanta Dora passed away on Tuesday. He was 44 and is survived by his wife Soumi and son Adi. Prasanta was diagnosed with Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) in December...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 27.01.21

'Kohli’s India bully-proof'

Former England captain Nasser Hussain feels Virat Kohli has instilled a fighting attitude in the current Indian team, which does not get bullied by adversities. Hussain warned England to be ready for...
By PTI in London

Sports  /  Published 27.01.21

Pak stumble on home turf

Pakistan spinners Yasir Shah and Nauman Ali took five wickets between them to restrict South Africa to 220 all out, but the home side faltered in reply to close on 33/4 on Day I of a fast-moving first...
By Reuters in Karachi


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