Hurdles have made me strong: Nikhat

Hardened by the difficult circumstances in her career, newly-crowned World Champion boxer Nikhat Zareen said s...

Quinton keeps his word

A bit of frustration came out in Quinton de Kock’s uncharacteristic celebration after his blazing hundre...

Nikhat Zareen enters elite club

Indian boxer Nikhat Zareen emerged world champion with a comfortable 5-0 victory over Thailand's Jitpong J...

Virat bats like old to keep RCB hopes alive

A genius brings out his best when it matters. That’s what Virat Kohli did in what was a must-win clash f...

Rangers fall to Frankfurt trap

Eintracht Frankfurt won the Europa League final after holding their nerve to beat Rangers 5-4 in a clinical pe...

Eye on top-two finish, Royals bank on Buttler

One team will look to confirm their playoffs berth and, if possible, also a place in the top two of the standi...

Sports  /  Published 21.05.21

Perry awaits tough fight

All-rounder Ellyse Perry thinks that it will be a close contest when Australia women face their Indian counterparts in the first pink-ball day-night Test between the two sides in Perth later this year...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 21.05.21

Liverpool salvage job puts Leicester on edge

Burnley were on top in the early stages but Liverpool’s back-up central defensive pairing of Nathianel Phillips and Rhys Williams held firm. “You can’t give any chance away against ...
By Reuters in Burnley

Sports  /  Published 20.05.21

Juve win Coppa Italia, Liverpool eye UCL berth

Juventus have finally found something to cheer about. After a disappointing Serie A season, Juventus have clinched the Coppa Italia title after beating Atalanta 2-1 on Wednesday. Giorgio Chiellini an...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 20.05.21

Rahul Dravid likely to coach Team India on Sri Lanka tour

National Cricket Academy chief and former India captain Rahul Dravid is set to be the head coach of the Indian white-ball squad that will tour Sri Lanka in July. Dravid, who stopped travelling with t...

Sports  /  Published 20.05.21

'Flying Sikh' down with Covid

Legendary Indian sprinter Milkha Singh has tested positive for COVID-19 and is in isolation at his Chandigarh residence. The 91-year-old, popularly known as Flying Sikh, is asymptomatic and claims to...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi, Chandigarh

Sports  /  Published 20.05.21

I won’t win the French Open: Roger Federer

Roger Federer hasn’t won a French Open title since 2009. This year is not going to be any different, going by what the 20-time Grand Slam champion has to say. Federer, who recently lost to Pablo...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 20.05.21

Amidst gloom, Shami focused

Bubble life, as some cricketers have said, takes a toll. As if that weren’t enough, the havoc wreaked by the second wave of Covid-19 makes people further depressed, especially when they are taki...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 20.05.21

Venue rethink to keep Cup at home

More than a fortnight after being forced to suspend the IPL following positive Covid-19 cases inside the bio-security bubble, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has decided to take stock...
By Indranil Majumdar in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 20.05.21

Show that left 9-year-old Jos wide-eyed

Taunton-born England batsman Jos Buttler says India greats Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid’s big hundreds in the 1999 World Cup match against Sri Lanka at his home venue had an “incredible...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta, London

Sports  /  Published 20.05.21

Big blow to Spurs’ hopes

Tottenham Hotspur’s European hopes were dealt a huge blow as their final Premier League home game of the season ended in a dispiriting 2-1 defeat by Aston Villa on Wednesday. The 10,000 fans ba...
By Reuters in London


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