By Jayanta Oinam | Thursday, November 27, 2014 - 09:39
The world of tennis will see a new competition where some of the biggest names in the game – both past legends and current heartthrobs – will fight it out for their respective franchises in the Indian Premier Tennis League (IPTL), arguably the biggest of all franchise-based tournaments.
By Dattaraj Thaly | Friday, November 28, 2014 - 13:18
After the International Premier League, Indian Badminton League, Pro Kabaddi League and Indian Super League, India now has a tennis league – International Premier Tennis League. Despite the launch of a rival league – Champions Tennis League, the IPTL appears to be the real deal in terms of promoters, sponsors and players. So here is our indispensable guide to the first edition of the the IPTL.
By Suyash Srivastava | Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 12:17
If form is anything to go by, Robin Uthappa has by far been the best Indian batsman this year. He changed the fortunes of the Gautam Gambhir-led Kolkata Knight Riders earlier this year where during an incredible run, the wicket-keeper batsman scored 11 consecutive 40 plus scores, which was a new world record in T20 cricket.
By Jayanta Oinam | Saturday, November 15, 2014 - 00:07
The specters of ghost goals still haunt football fans around the world. There is Geoff Hurst's goal against Germany in the 1966 World Cup final. There is Frank Lampard's infamous 'goal that never was' against the same opponent in the 2010 World Cup. And many more in various competitions of varied magnitude around the world.
By Dattaraj Thaly | Friday, November 14, 2014 - 23:55
In his piece titled “Premier League football is witnessing the death of defending as I knew it - and it's not coming back”, former Manchester United defender and now successful television pundit Gary Neville argues how the standard of defending in the English Premier League is on the decline despite huge improvements in all other areas.
By Suyash Srivastava | Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 18:22
Turmoil is a word, which could be the perfect synonym for Pakistan cricket. The country has been marred with controversies over the years, and the way cricket is run by its officials, the decline of its cricket team over the years, is not at all surprising.
By Dattaraj Thaly | Monday, November 3, 2014 - 15:06
Once upon a time, Manchester derbies meant six guaranteed points and bragging rights for Manchester United as they looked to muzzle challenges from rival teams in their quest to become kings of the English Premier League.
By Dattaraj Thaly | Sunday, October 12, 2014 - 15:51
Here is our indispensable guide to the inaugural edition of the Indian Super League.
By Rajdeep Saha | Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 17:24
The domestic T20 champions from across various continents are back for the sixth edition of the Champions League T20. The three-week long event has rolled off and it presents aplenty for the fans. Going by the teams that have gained automatic qualification, it is difficult to pick out a favourite, with all the eight teams looking strong and have all been champions in their backyard.
By Jayanta Oinam | Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 15:18
There is no doubt; India is growing as a sporting nation. In the recent Glasgow Commonwealth Games, the Indian contingent put on a creditable performance finishing fifth with a haul of 64 medals. A repeat can be expected from the Incheon Asian Games starting Friday.
There is no way of rebuilding trust in FIFA while Sepp Blatter is still there... He either has to go through a resignation, or he has to be out-voted or we have to find a third way.