North East  /  Published 10.04.19

Sexagenarian serves an ace in Thailand

At the age of 67, retired soldier, Col Mridul Barkakoty has won the singles crown in men’s above-60 years category in the International Tennis Federation (ITF) Seniors Tennis Tournament in Phuket, T...
By Abdul Gani in Guwahati

Sports  /  Published 11.02.20

Corporate touch awaits I-League

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) on Tuesday explored the possibility of including corporate teams from the next I-League season, while reducing the number of registered players in a side from ...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 09.02.20

Official trains gun on AIFF

The fiery Ranjit Bajaj has a liking for digging up controversies. On Sunday, after Punjab FC’s 0-1 loss to Mohun Bagan in an I-League match, he did that once again. The Punjab FC top official allege...
By Arindam Bandyopadhyay in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 31.01.20

Play for your country, says Bala

Ngangom Bala Devi, who just scripted history by signing up with the Scottish side Rangers FC to be the first Indian woman to play outside the country professionally, hoped that more young girls will f...
By Abdul Gani in Guwahati

Sports  /  Published 14.01.20

Mohun Bagan held by Punjab FC

Mohun Bagan maintained their position at the top of the I-League standings, with a hard-fought 1-1 draw against hosts Punjab FC in Ludhiana on Tuesday.Seasoned Cameroonian striker Dipanda Dicka gave t...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta


Opinion  /  Published 11.01.20

Smooth transition in Oman good for the region

The passing away of Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said of Oman, the longest serving monarch in the gulf, who ruled for 45 years, ends an epochal era. Oman has declared a state mourning for three days and ...
By Anil Wadhwa

West Bengal  /  Published 09.01.20

Soccer turns into haunt of job hunters

A soccer tournament in the foothills of Darjeeling has emerged as a platform of job opportunities for budding players of the region.The Sukna Gold Cup Football Tournament, whose 15th edition will comm...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 10.01.20

Season for outdoor action

New Town has got a new football ground and that too several feet above the ground. A 10,000sqft artificial turf has been inaugurated above Rosedale Plaza, the retail complex of Rosedale apartments, op...
By Shubhi Tandon in Salt Lake

India  /  Published 25.12.19

Faith and football set a fine stage

When the Kennedyesque challenge is reimagined as “ask what you did for your country in the winter of 2019”, many Indians will have many accounts to narrate.This Monday, two such stories unfolded i...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

West Bengal  /  Published 17.11.19

Playing it by ear on the football field

A football that made a jingling sound and eight blindfolded players shouting while passing or dribbling the ball had the spectators applauding at Rabindra Bharati University on Sunday.Six teams from C...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta


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