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ISL 2015 final: Five factors likely to determine outcome of grand finale

By Dattaraj Thaly | Saturday, December 19, 2015 - 11:32

Sunday’s grand finale boils down to a match up between Goa’s attack and Chennaiyin’s defence.

Premier League: Title race heats up after unpredictable twist

By Rajdeep Saha | Thursday, December 10, 2015 - 21:34

Consistency has taken a beating amongst top teams in the Premier League with the 2015-16 season promising that anything is possible. With Gameweek 16 coming up this weekend, the race amongst the teams in top four is expected to see further changes.

India vs South Africa 2015: Criticising pitches is taking credit away from spinners' brilliance

By Suyash Srivastava | Friday, December 4, 2015 - 14:12

Instead of criticising Indian pitches, the cricket fraternity should hail R Ashwin & Co for making life miserable for South Africa.

ISL hasn't succeeded to prepare Indian footballers to compete with the best: Belgian coach Philippe De Ridder

By webmaster | Friday, November 6, 2015 - 17:30

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Philippe De Ridder, a renowned coach from Belgium, has earlier managed Indian clubs (East Bengal, Prayag United and United Sikkim) in the I-League. He is currently a technical director in Reitlang FC, Mizoram Premier League. He is also fond of making cartoons and does so for various publications.

India vs South Africa: 5 reasons why MS Dhoni & Co lost the ODI series

By Suyash Srivastava | Tuesday, October 27, 2015 - 09:16

The South African team proved to be too hot to handle for MS Dhoni and his troops ever since they arrived in India. After winning the T20 series 2-0, the AB de Villiers-led ODI team scripted a 3-2 in the ODI series.

While nothing seems to be working for the Indian team at the moment, here are five reasons why they struggled right throughout the series:

Interesting days ahead for Liverpool as Premier League embraces German touch

By Rajdeep Saha | Saturday, October 10, 2015 - 15:36

Jurgen Klopp's entry to the Premier League as the 'Normal One', promises to bring something positive and big, given the persona of this charming German.

What appears certain is that Jurgen Klopp will make the Premier League more entertaining. Anfield has found an emotional giver. Klopp and Liverpool could turn out to be a fascinating pair just like him and Dortmund.

Robert Lewandowski, Sergio Aguero and other five-goal heroes

By Jayanta Oinam | Sunday, October 4, 2015 - 16:07

Two of the most complete forwards, Robert Lewandowski and Sergio Aguero, scored five goals in a space of 11 days for Bayern Munich and Manchester City respectively to enthrall football fans all over the world. Let's look at some of his contemporaries and legends who have also gone beyond the boring hat-trick claims.

ISL 2015: Managers opt for familiarity at franchises

By Dattaraj Thaly | Friday, October 2, 2015 - 15:37

The emergence of the Indian Super League (ISL) may have given football bosses sleepless nights vis-a-vis its long-term sustainability along with I-League, country's premier football league, but fans have clearly given a thumbs up to the tournament.

Series against South Africa will set the tone for future

By Chaitan Papnai | Sunday, September 27, 2015 - 20:53

After passing the Lanka test with flying colours, Team India now has a Herculean task to perform on home soil. With heavyweights South Africa set to visit for a lengthy tour, where they will play three T20Is, five ODIs followed by four Tests, the much-anticipated series might turn out to be a defining moment for the young and dynamic Indian team in more ways than one.