Leap of faith & dawn of golden edge

Eldhose Paul’s jump of gold at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham on Sunday should be considered as a ...

Iyer, spinners shine

The fifth and final T20I in Lauderhill, Florida, on Sunday was of academic interest as India had already seale...

Annu does a first, Kumar ends third

Annu Rani became the first Indian female javelin thrower to win a medal, a bronze, in the Commonwealth Games o...

In the box seat, cushion of gold

The indomitable Nikhat Zareen added a Commonwealth Games light flyweight (50kg) title to her bulging trophy ca...

Fitness trainer’s tips for success

It is not every day that an Indian tennis player gets the opportunity to work with a world-class fitness coach...

BCCI red flags Namibia tour

Bengal will need to replan their pre-season schedule as their tour of Namibia for a T20 competition in Windhoe...

Sports  /  Published 18.03.21

Forlan: Strong team will convince Messi to stay

With the La Liga season coming to an end, questions may again arise over Lionel Messi’s future with Barcelona. Diego Forlan believes Barcelona is still “the best place” for Messi. &...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 18.03.21

Woods back home

Tiger Woods is back at home in Florida to resume his recovery from career-threatening leg injuries he suffered when his SUV ran off a road and down a hill in the Los Angeles suburbs last month.  ...
By Agencies in Florida

Sports  /  Published 18.03.21

Time for Kohli to sort out perfect XI

In hindsight, losing early wickets has been one of the main reasons behind India finding themselves in a must-win situation in this series. But has the bowling combination been absolutely perfect? Ag...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 18.03.21

Four remain on City radar

Real Madrid easily overcame Atalanta 3-1 at home to stroll into the quarter finals 4-1 on aggregate. Karim Benzema scored after 34 minutes while captain Sergio Ramos converted a penalty on the hour m...
By Reuters in Manchester

Sports  /  Published 17.03.21

Messi makes 767th appearance for Barca

Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman lauded Lionel Messi as the most important player in the club’s history as the Argentine celebrated making a record-equalling 767th appearance for the Catalans ...
By Reuters in Barcelona

Sports  /  Published 17.03.21

Close shave for Wolverhampton GK

Liverpool stayed in the hunt for a top-four Premier League finish with a 1-0 win at Wolverhampton Wanderers on Monday but the match was marred by a serious-looking head injury to the home team’s...
By Reuters in Wolverhampton

Sports  /  Published 17.03.21

Horse racing: ‘Jester’ wins

Trainer Vijay Singh’s colt Court Jester (Hindu Singh-up) won the Goodfellas Handicap here on Tuesday. Results — 1st race: Bemuse (Tejeshwar) 1, Zodiac Prince 2, Buddyholly 3. Win Rs 98; 2...
By Star Racer in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 17.03.21

PV Sindhu’s chance to bag elusive crown

New Delhi: Three Indian shuttlers have tested positive for Covid-19 ahead of the All-England Championship while a few are awaiting confirmation on their inconclusive samples. A member of the support s...
By PTI in Birmingham

Sports  /  Published 17.03.21

Call for Luis Suarez to break away jinx

Bayern Munich coach Hansi Flick said his Bundesliga leaders are determined to continue their good form when they host Lazio and will not take the Italians lightly on Wednesday. Bayern moved towards t...
By Reuters in Madrid

Sports  /  Published 17.03.21

Jos Buttler serves it too hot for India

India kind of tied themselves up in knots with some of their baffling decisions on Tuesday.  Captain Kohli, defending a modest total, chose not to bowl Washington Sundar in the Powerplay when th...
By Sudipto Gupta in Calcutta


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