By Dattaraj Thaly | Saturday, December 13, 2014 - 20:00
Jagmohan Dalmiya's partnership with Punjab Cricket Association boss IS Bindra propelled him to the top of the BCCI echelons. The duo changed the rules of cricket administration as they maximized the television rights of Indian cricket. Driven by money power, they soon began flexing their muscles internationally even crashing the exclusive ICC club.
By Suyash Srivastava | Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 14:38
As I headed towards the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium on Day 2 of the International Premier Tennis League, like any other tennis fan, I too, was brimming with excitement. There was disappointment for everybody on the opening day, where Roger Federer didn’t play a match. But knowing the fact that the Swiss legend would play on the second day, thousands of fans thronged to the stadium.
By Chaitan Papnai | Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 00:05
Once the rescheduled four-match Test series between India and Australia starts, the biggest challenge for the Indian team would be to tackle the deadly speedster Mitchell Johnson. Since the return Ashes, he has certainly been in the form of his life and is undoubtedly the most feared bowler in world cricket at the moment.
By Dattaraj Thaly | Friday, December 5, 2014 - 10:09
If Arsene Wenger's tenure at Arsenal was a film, a critic was most likely to review it as powerful, engaging and exciting in the first half then predictable, inconsistent and disappointing in the second.
By Suyash Srivastava | Friday, November 28, 2014 - 08:53
Phillip Hughes was batting on 63. His family was present at the ground as he played another classy innings. The 25-year-old would have known that another 37 runs could get him back into the Australian squad for the upcoming four-match Test series against India.
By Rajdeep Saha | Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 16:33
Louis van Gaal has endured the worst possible start for Manchester United in its 28-year history, as the English giants lie at a dismal 10th position after 10 games this season. Sadly, after a hefty summer signing spree, United's defensive woes have rocked van Gaal's start at the club.
By Dattaraj Thaly | Friday, October 31, 2014 - 10:46
FIFA announced its shortlist for the 2014 Ballon d'Or awards on Tuesday. The award is football's equivalent of Hollywood's Oscars. Like always, the 23-man list in contention for one of world football's most coveted prize raised a furore.
By Rajdeep Saha | Friday, October 31, 2014 - 00:55
After the summer departure of Liverpool's talisman Luis Suarez to Barcelona, manager Brendan Rodgers had a mighty task in his hands to fill up the void left by their star forward. In came Southampton's Rickie Lambert and AC Milan's Mario Balotelli. The latter was expected to be their new showman alongside Daniel Sturridge.
The first session today was a big debacle for us. There was a lack of communication in our dressing room over whether Shikhar will go into bat or Virat. We did not handle that situation well.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni