Sports  /  Published 04.08.21

Rani & Co. up for tough fight today

A bunch of fearless and determined Indian women did the unthinkable when they stunned three-time champions Australia 1-0 on Monday to enter the Olympics semi-finals for the first time. On Wednesday, ...
By PTI in Tokyo

Sports  /  Published 30.07.21

Late goals seal berth for men’s hockey team

The India men’s hockey team stormed into the quarter finals of the Olympic Games with a comprehensive 3-1 victory over defending champions Argentina, scoring two goals in the final two minutes o...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta, Tokyo

Sports  /  Published 29.07.21

India in QF, beat Argentina

The Indian men's hockey team stormed into the Tokyo Olympic quarterfinals with a comprehensive 3-1 victory over defending champions Argentina in their penultimate pool match on Thursday. Aft...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 23.07.21

Brazil striker Richarlison nets hat-trick

Defending champions Brazil, riding a  Richarlison hat-trick, beat Germany 4-2 in their opening Group D football match at the International Stadium on Thursday. Brazil should have had the outcome...
By Reuters in Yokohama

Sports  /  Published 13.07.21

Lionel Messi ends trophy drought

The Telegraph revisits the ghosts Messi and Co. had to exorcise en route to Argentina’s first major title since 1993: An Utter Humiliation July 15, 2007: The Venezuelan city of Maracaibo playe...
By Priyam Marik


Sports  /  Published 12.07.21

Copa: Lionel Messi's tears of Triumph

Two minutes later he was in again, onside this time, but his shot was stopped at close range by Argentina’s goalkeeper, Emiliano Martínez. The chances kept coming, on both sides — ...
By The New York Times, Agencies

Sports  /  Published 12.07.21

Copa America: Angel touch heals wounds

Thirteen years ago, at the Bird’s Nest in Beijing, a then 20-year-old Angel Di Maria was the hero as it was his goal fed by a through ball from Lionel Messi that helped Argentina beat Nigeria 1-...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 12.07.21

Thank No.10 for all he’s done

Of those highly talented players who promised much but did not live up to the expectations of the ever-demanding Argentine fans, only four survived the test of time and were at the Maracana for the 20...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 12.07.21

Brazil coach Tite has to rethink for Qatar

Brazil trusted their defence even more than Neymar to keep their Copa America title. It was a move that failed. Argentina’s 1-0 victory on Saturday proved that the Selecao’s defensive pro...
By Agencies in Rio de Janeiro

Sports  /  Published 11.07.21

'Messi played with injury in final'

Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni heaped praise on Lionel Messi, and revealed that the Barcelona superstar played with an injury in the Copa America final versus Brazil.  "If you knew the way ...
By Our Bureau


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