Sunil Chhetri
Sports  /  Published 11.10.19

Chhetri words drive Sahal

Sahal Abdul Samad was unknown till June this year. But ever since his debut for India national football team in King’s Cup in June, the Kerala Blasters player is making waves. The 22-year-old had a ...
By Arindam Bandyopadhyay in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 14.09.19

‘World-class’ Chhetri worries Bangladesh

Sunil Chhetri. That’s the name working overtime on the minds of Bangladesh national team coach Jamie Day and his assistant Mohammad Masud Parvez Kaisar. Bangladesh play India in a World Cup qualifie...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 10.09.19

Gurpreet earns India pride, point

A gritty India survived waves of attacks from Qatar, to hold the reigning Asian champions to a goalless tie and earn an unexpected point from their away match of the Fifa World Cup qualifier in Doha o...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 09.09.19

Sunil Chhetri may miss match

Sunil Chhetri may miss India’s 2022 World Cup Round II qualifier against Qatar on Tuesday. Chhetri is down with fever and the scene is not looking bright at all for the India captain.Chhetri did not...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 05.09.19

Football fever grips city, fans bleed blue

With India playing against Oman in the 2022 World Cup qualifier on Thursday at Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium, it was bleeding blue all around the stadium. And it was the jersey number 11, of captain ...
By Abdul Gani in Guwahati

Football  /  Published 03.08.19

Vegan Sunil Chhetri hungry for success

Diet is the most important part of a sportsperson’s life, especially if he is in his 30s. Roger Federer, Serena Williams, Rafael Nadal, Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo — all these superstars who...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta

Football  /  Published 31.07.19

East Bengal is in my blood, my everything

It was in 2002 when I landed in Calcutta. My favourite Brazil had won the World Cup, Ronaldo was all over the newspapers. And I was in an alien land coming to a club which was wooing me for three year...
By Alvito d’Cunha in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 26.03.19

Porcupines may become endangered

Sir — I was appalled to learn that porcupines now run the risk of becoming endangered across southeast Asia. They are being indiscriminately poached for bezoars, which are masses of undigested plant...
By The Telegraph in

Sports  /  Published 10.11.18

Sunil Chhetri: Indian football’s ‘Captain Fantastic’

A bunch of kids had gathered around him at the dining table at his in-laws’ house in Calcutta's Golf Green. The day before, Bengaluru FC had beaten ATK at the Salt Lake stadium in Calcutta. With a s...
By Saionee Chakraborty in


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