Sports  /  Published 05.03.21

Investor conflict dogs East Bengal

The spectre of not being able to raise a team for the next season looms over the red and gold horizon. As the impasse over the signing of the final agreement lingers on between investor Shree Cement ...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 13.02.21

Different celebration: 55th Super Bowl

In the strangest of times, marked by a pandemic, the 55th Super Bowl kicked off in Florida, with Tom Brady taking the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to victory against the Kansas City Chiefs. The Super Bowl is ...
By Suhashini Sarkar in

Sports  /  Published 11.02.21

Asian footprints in Europe

Yasuhiko Okudera and Cha Bum-Kun showed the way in the late 70s and 80s, being among the first Asian footballers to ply their trade in Europe. The generations thereafter, particularly those from Japa...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 06.02.21

Left football for family, shines as athlete at 43

After graduation, he did a “diploma course in computer” and got a job of a “data-entry operator” at the Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages factory in Siliguri. That was 2001. The n...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

People  /  Published 05.02.21

Titans don't just share birthdays

The Telegraph digs deep to discover the intriguing parallels in the remarkable journeys of Ronaldo and Neymar... FOOTBALL’S COSTLIEST: When Ronaldo moved from Manchester United to Real Mad...
By Priyam Marik in


Sports  /  Published 04.02.21

Fowler banned for 4 games

SC East Bengal coach Robbie Fowler was, on Wednesday, suspended for four matches and fined Rs 5 lakh after the disciplinary committee of All India Football Federation (AIFF) found him being guilty of ...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.02.21

State to host Eco-Retreat in March

Jharkhand will host its maiden “Eco-Retreat” festival next month and one of the venues will be the scenic Chandil dam in Seraikela-Kharswan district. State tourism director A. Dodde along...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.01.21

JFC sign Manipuri winger on loan

Indian international winger Seiminlen Doungel has joined Jamshedpur on loan from FC Goa until the end of the 2020-21 Indian Super League season. Fondly known as Len, the Manipuri winger brings with h...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshdepur

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.01.21

AIFF nod for U-17 women's camp

The state sports department has received the green signal from All India Football Federation (AIFF) for hosting the national preparatory camp for the Fifa under-17 Women’s World C...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 21.01.21

Mom and three girls bend it like Beckham

If football runs in a family, it is in the Sharma family from Karmatar village, some 40km from Darjeeling. Chandrakala Sharma, 38, defends the village women’s team that also has her three daugh...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


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