Luis Garcia waiting to don Atletico de Kolkata jersey again
Luis Garcia waiting to don Atletico de Kolkata jersey again

 Liverpool legend and Atletico de Kolkata marquee player Luis Garcia on Wednesday said he is eagerly waiting to return and play in the second edition of the Indian Super League (ISL), donning the red and white stripes for the Kolkata franchise.

IPL 8: Bollywood stars thank Kolkata crowd after opening ceremony
IPL 8: Bollywood stars thank Kolkata crowd after opening ceremony

During the glitzy opening ceremony of the Indian Premier League's 8th edition, Bollywood stars sizzled the stage with their superb performances.

IPL 8: Star-studded show to light opening ceremony today in rain threatened Kolkata
IPL 8: Star-studded show to light opening ceremony today in rain threatened Kolkata

India's biggest cricket carnival kicks off with a glittery opening ceremony on Tuesday as several stars from Bollywood line-up for some breathtaking performances to start the Indian Premier League (IPL) season 8. But what threatens the opening ceremony is a possibility of rain and thunderstorm which could interrupt proceedings at the Salt Lake Stadium, according to the Met office predictions.

IPL-8 opening: Bollywood to add glitter to 'India Ka Tyohar'
IPL-8 opening: Bollywood to add glitter to 'India Ka Tyohar'

Brace for dazzling lights and laser projections shooting straight-off from the ground at the Salt Lake Stadium for a replay of the magical moments from past Indian Premier League (IPL) editions as a fresh chapter of the cash-rich Twenty20 tournament gets going with a glitzy opening jamboree that unites the world of cricket with blockbuster Bollywood here on Tuesday.

Notice to IPL inaugural organisers over music copyright
Notice to IPL inaugural organisers over music copyright

An organisation that works to protect the rights of artists has issued notice to the IPL governing council, the West Bengal government and event managers claiming that the organisers of the IPL-8 inaugural show are "reluctant" to pay the fees for playing music, a statement said on Sunday.

BCCI to release only 30,000 tickets for IPL Opening Ceremony
BCCI to release only 30,000 tickets for IPL Opening Ceremony

The BCCI has decided to release only 30,000 tickets for sale including Hospitality Box tickets for the glittering IPL Opening Ceremony scheduled to be held on April 7 at the Salt Lake Stadium.

IPL opening ceremony to be held in Kolkata on April 7
IPL opening ceremony to be held in Kolkata on April 7

The opening ceremony of the 2015 Indian Premier League (IPL) will be held at the Salt Lake Stadium here on April 7, a Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) statement said on Wednesday.

Mohun Bagan extend I-League supremacy with 1-0 win over East Bengal
Mohun Bagan extend I-League supremacy with 1-0 win over East Bengal

Indian striker Balwant Singh's second-half strike enabled Mohun Bagan to conquer traditional rivals East Bengal 1-0 in the return-leg of the I-league football tournament at the Salt Lake stadium here on Saturday.

I-League: Leaders Mohun Bagan seek dominance in Kolkata derby
I-League: Leaders Mohun Bagan seek dominance in Kolkata derby

Table toppers Mohun Bagan would be keen to extend their dominance in the I-League football competition when they meet traditional rivals East Bengal in the return leg of the Kolkata derby at the Salt Lake stadium on Saturday.

Pune FC take on Mohun Bagan in I-League
Pune FC take on Mohun Bagan in I-League

Pune FC will aim to build on their impressive start to the I-League campaign when they face Mohun Bagan in a crucial Round 5 away encounter at the Salt Lake Stadium here Saturday.

East Bengal look to build winning momentum in I-League
East Bengal look to build winning momentum in I-League

Fresh from a morale-boosting victory over defending champions Bengaluru FC, Kolkata giants East Bengal will look to build a momentum when they take on Shillong Lajong FC in a Round 4 Hero I-League encounter at the Salt Lake Stadium here on Sunday.

Diego Simeone likely to attend ISL semis : Utsav Parekh
Diego Simeone likely to attend ISL semis : Utsav Parekh

Atletico De Kolkata co-owner Utsav Parekh said Tuesday that Atletico Madrid's manager Diego Simeone is likely to attend the ISL semi final if the city franchise makes the cut for the last four.

ISL match in Kolkata disrupted due to power snag
ISL match in Kolkata disrupted due to power snag

 Kolkata was yet again shamed as power failure led to a 12-minute disruption in the Indian Super League match between Atletico de Kolkata and Chennaiyin FC at the Salt Lake stadium here Friday.

ISL: Depleted Atletico de Kolkata impress in 1-1 draw against Kerala Blasters
ISL: Depleted Atletico de Kolkata impress in 1-1 draw against Kerala Blasters

A depleted Atletico de Kolkata, without star forward Fikru Teferra, put up a spirited show but could not score that elusive winner settling for a 1-1 draw against a lucky Kerala Blasters FC in their fifth ISL encounter at the Salt Lake Stadium, here on Sunday.

ISL: Blow to Mumbai, skipper Syed Rahim Nabi out for 3 weeks
ISL: Blow to Mumbai, skipper Syed Rahim Nabi out for 3 weeks

Barely a game into the Indian Super League and Mumbai City FC have been dealt a massive blow with skipper Syed Rahim Nabi ruled out for upto three weeks due to an ankle injury sustained during the team's opening match against Atletico de Kolkata.

Atletico de Kolkata drub Mumbai City FC 3-0 in a spectacular ISL opening night
Atletico de Kolkata drub Mumbai City FC 3-0 in a spectacular ISL opening night

Atletico de Kolkata gave the football-crazy city fans a night to remember in their 3-0 drubbing of Mumbai City FC as the inaugural Hero Indian Super League football tournament kicked off in spectacular fashion after a star-studded opening ceremony here.

HPCA keen to host Indian Super League matches in Dharmasala
HPCA keen to host Indian Super League matches in Dharmasala

Dharamsala, a picturesque international cricket venue, could soon be the next destination for football's Indian Super League (ISL), if Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) president Anurag Thakur has his way.

Mohmmedan Sporting in must-win situation

Relegation-threatened Mohammedan Sporting entertain Shillong Lajong in a must-win fixture of the Airtel I-League at the Salt Lake Stadium Wednesday evening.

Chance for East Bengal to close in on I-League leaders

East Bengal take on Mumbai FC in a rescheduled Airtel I-League encounter at the Salt Lake Stadium Wednesday afternoon.