Will be back next year to thank all, says MS Dhoni

Mahendra Singh Dhoni said on Friday that he would be available to play and lead the Chennai Super Kings during...

Sindhu's hurdle

Two-time Olympic medallist PV Sindhu eked out a three-game win over world No.1 Akane Yamaguchi of Japan to mak...

Redress panel delay rap on Patel’s AIFF

Failure to form a tribunal for handling disputes between a player and a club had earned the All India Football...

Kohli’s only human: Hesson

Virat Kohli never stopped working hard and kept his confidence up through his bad patch to show glimpses of hi...

Nikhat: Girl who out-punched obstacles

Spunky and always upbeat, that’s Nikhat Zareen, India’s new women’s boxing champion. Even wh...

Do-or-die match for Bagan

ATK Mohun Bagan need nothing less than a win to stay afloat in the AFC Cup when they square off against Bashun...

Sports  /  Published 27.11.20

Kariega fancied

Vishal Gaikwad’s Kariega (S.Zervan-up) may win the Abeeta Plate, the main event at the Mumbai races (to be held in Pune) on Friday. SELECTIONS: 1.30pm: Whispering Queen 1. Romanesque 2. Thea&rs...
By Honky Dory

Sports  /  Published 26.11.20

Pied Piper of the beautiful game

By Souvik Mukherjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 26.11.20

Joselu doffs hat to Real

Having played for clubs like Hoffenheim, Eintracht Frankfurt, Hannover 96 and Stoke City, Joselu acknowledged that the English Premier League is the toughest of all leagues. “I did adapt well a...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 26.11.20

Turf Legend lifts feature

Trainer Md Sajid Qureshi’s 6/1 shot Turf Legend (Irvan Singh-up) won the Treasure’s Nest Plate, the feature event at the Mysore races on Wednesday. Result (With Bangalore dividends) 1st...
By Our Turf Correspondent

Sports  /  Published 26.11.20

Kerala remembers the one with Midas Touch

Che Guevara, Fidel Castro and Diego Maradona galvanise the majority of Malayalis. When the curtains go up for World Cups, Kerala is always united by football and split usually between Brazil and Arge...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

Sports  /  Published 26.11.20

My hero is no more: Sourav

“One of the greatest icons of the game Diego Maradona passes away, a very sad day for World sports. Condolences to his family, friends and well-wishers,” former India batsman VVS Laxman tw...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 26.11.20

'I am Fidelista to my death'

As I stepped up to take the penalty in Cuba’s national soccer stadium, a bloated but grinning Diego Maradona wiped and placed the ball, whispered words of advice and clasped his hands in prayer....
By Andrew Cawthorne

Sports  /  Published 26.11.20

The man who made life less ordinary

It was the summer of 1986 and our majestic black-and-white television set ensconced in a wooden box and covered in a frilly cloth still smelt new. And there I was, a Class IV schoolgirl from Jamshedpu...
By Sulagana Biswas

Sports  /  Published 26.11.20

Rahul banks on IPL momentum

His performance in this year’s IPL for Kings XI Punjab has added to his confidence, but Rahul prefers to stay grounded as he knows well that India needs to press the “refresh” button...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 26.11.20

SA switches sides to bail out Barclay

New Zealand’s Greg Barclay has been confirmed as the new chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC) in a long drawn-out election process after Cricket South Africa (CSA) decided to cast...
By Indranil Majumdar in Calcutta


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