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 17.03.21

KL Rahul enjoys team’s backing

Virat Kohli played his role to perfection, producing another splendid knock. But the job done by the England quicks earlier on a “tacky” Motera stadium pitch had derailed India to such an ...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 16.03.21

Sourav Ganguly pat for ISL organisers

ATK Mohun Bagan co-owner and BCCI president Sourav Ganguly said that the uninterrupted conduct of the Indian Super League (ISL) should inspire other sports to start their calendars. “The ISL ha...
By PTI in Mumbai

Sports  /  Published 16.03.21

Cristiano Ronaldo salutes Pele after surpassing his goal-scoring haul

Cristiano Ronaldo saluted Pele after he surpassed the Brazilian great’s goal-scoring haul in official matches by netting a hat-trick in Juventus’ 3-1 Serie A win over Cagliari on Sunday. ...
By Reuters in Turin

Sports  /  Published 16.03.21

Yo Cup U-14 cricket meet results

Mantu Ghosh Cricket Academy defeated Baghajatin Tarun Sangha by eight wickets on Monday to advance into the semi-finals of the Yo Cup U-14 cricket meet. CAB One-Dayers East Bengal, Mohammedan Sporti...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 16.03.21

Man United on firm ground in Premier League

Manchester United stayed in a commanding position to finish in the Premier League top four after they ground out a 1-0 home win over West Ham United on Sunday, thanks to a second-half own goal by cent...
By Reuters in Manchester

Sports  /  Published 16.03.21

Pep dismisses ‘quadruple’ buzz

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has dismissed talk of winning a ‘quadruple’ this season as unrealistic ahead of Tuesday’s Champions League last-16 second-leg against Borussia M...
By Reuters in Budapest

Sports  /  Published 16.03.21

India's first pro league for kho kho

India’s first professional kho kho league — Ultimate Kho Kho League — is set to begin later this year. Teams will comprise under-18 men from all states across India registered under...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 16.03.21

Lobera in happy space

Mumbai City FC coach Sergio Lobera never thought his team would achieve an ISL double this season and hoped his team would perform well in AFC Champions League (ACL). “I am very proud to win ISL...
By Arindam Bandyopadhyay in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 16.03.21

Tasch may come good

Horse racing returns to RCTC after three weeks of forced closure, thanks to the syces’ unrest. Now that all problems have been sorted out, trainer Javed Khan’s mare, Tasch (Dashrath Singh-...
By Star Racer in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 16.03.21

Charge of the young & fearless brigade

So what really turned it around for Shaw? “We analysed which areas to work on and Prithvi was also open to working on those for improvement,” said Delhi Capitals assistant coach Pravin Amr...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta


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