Sunil Chhetri

Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma condemn killing of pregnant elephant in Kerala

On May 27, a 15-year-old pregnant elephant had entered into a village in search of food, but a local allegedly fed her a pineapple stuffed with firecrackers in Kerala`s Malappuram. 

Jun 04, 2020, 13:08 PM IST

Virat Kohli picks Sachin Tendulkar's 'Desert Storm' as an innings he wishes he played

Kohli's comments came during a fun conversation hosted by India football skipper Sunil Chhetri on popular social media platform Instagram on Sunday.

May 18, 2020, 13:31 PM IST

Sunil Chhetri chosen for FIFA campaign against COVID-19 along with top players like Lionel Messi

Talismanic India football captain Sunil Chhetri has been picked by FIFA along with 28 past and present stars for world governing body's awareness campaign to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mar 24, 2020, 13:43 PM IST

Sachin Tendulkar condoles demise of legendary footballer Pradip Kumar Banerjee

Former Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar condoled the demise of legendary footballer Pradip Kumar Banerjee, who passed away on Friday at the age of 83.

Mar 20, 2020, 16:26 PM IST

Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma dine out with Sunil Chhetri and wife after India’s win over Australia

India will now head into the five-match T20I series, three ODIs and two-match Test series, beginning January 24 at Eden Park, Auckland. 


Jan 20, 2020, 21:24 PM IST

ISL: Robin Singh's late strike helps Hyderabad hold BFC 1-1

A second-minute strike by Sunil Chhetri looked enough for Bengaluru to pick up three points before Robin scored against his former side at the death to help his side pick up an important point.

Nov 30, 2019, 10:26 AM IST

Bigger league better for Indian football: Sunil Chhetri

Sunil Chhetri, said, that a higher number of teams in the top flight would be good news for the game in the country. "At the end of the day, whatever gets decided has to be followed. The bigger the league, the better it is. The more the number of teams in the league the better it is for the country because we will get that many more competitive matches. The number of good players will also increase.

Oct 30, 2019, 17:00 PM IST

FIFA World Cup qualifiers: India look for 1st win against Bangladesh

India and Bangladesh last played a qualifier here for the Mexico World Cup in 1985.

Oct 14, 2019, 14:14 PM IST

Superb result for India against a team like Qatar: Bhaichung Bhutia

With their first point of Group E, India reignited their hopes of aiming for a top-two finish in the World Cup and Asian Cup qualification, which had suffered a jolt after a 1-2 defeat to Oman in Guwahati.

Sep 11, 2019, 20:35 PM IST

Could've won World Cup qualifier against Oman by scoring more in 1st half: Igor Stimac

On Thursday evening, skipper Sunil Chhetri gave India the lead in the 24th minute and after a fine first-half showing, the Blue Tigers were minutes away from putting points on the board but Al-Mandhar Al Alawi scored a late brace to hand Oman the win.

Sep 06, 2019, 16:38 PM IST

India go down fighting against Oman in World Cup qualifier

India could have been 2-0 up inside the first 25 minutes had Udanta Singh's effort not found the woodwork in the 4th minute.

Sep 05, 2019, 23:35 PM IST

Litmus test awaits India against Oman in 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers

Stimac is one of the most high-profile coaches to have taken charge of the Indian team having been part of Croatia's team that reached the semi-finals of the 1998 World Cup.

Sep 04, 2019, 20:27 PM IST

Sunil Chhetri turns 35, birthday wishes pour in for Indian football captain

Indian men's football team captain Sunil Chettri turned 35 on Saturday and warm birthday wishes poured in for him not only from fans all over the world but also from the football fraternity. 

Aug 03, 2019, 18:24 PM IST

India drop down to 103 in FIFA rankings

In April, India had jumped to 101. Before that, the Blue Tigers had dropped six spots to 103 in the February edition after ending last year on 97.

Jul 25, 2019, 15:38 PM IST

Indian football team reaches 101st spot in FIFA rankings

In the Asian Cup, India kicked off their campaign on a promising note as they crushed Thailand by 4-1 in a Group A match to record their biggest victory in the history of the tournament. 

Apr 05, 2019, 11:50 AM IST

Indian women's football team better than men's side, admits Sunil Chhetri

The men's team is currently ranked 103rd out of 211 countries, while the women's side is currently at 62nd out of 152 nations.

Mar 24, 2019, 21:47 PM IST

We wanted to win title badly: Bengaluru FC skipper Chhetri on team's maiden ISL title

After losing to Chennaiyin FC in the final last season, Bengaluru FC won their maiden ISL title after defeating FC Goa in the finals last night.

Mar 18, 2019, 12:47 PM IST

Bengaluru FC crowned ISL champions for first time

The two teams were locked 0-0 after 90 minutes of the final match. 

Mar 17, 2019, 23:43 PM IST

Padma Honours: Gautam Gambhir wants to be a better 'human being'

Meanwhile, Sunil Chhetri also thanked his family and fans for their support after being nominated for Padma Shri and also indicated that there is no chance of an international retirement round the corner for him. 

Jan 26, 2019, 15:28 PM IST

India crash out of AFC Asian Cup with 0-1 defeat to Bahrain

India finished outside the top two after the the group's other game between hosts United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Thailand ended in a 1-1 draw.

Jan 14, 2019, 23:53 PM IST