Cricket's finest moments come in power hits

To most cricket fans nothing comes as a greater joy than the sight of a six being ..

Harshal Patel of Royal Challengers Bangalore appeals for the wicket of Hardik Pandya of Mumbai India
Bowlers to the fore in this year's unfinished IPL
The world of football is safe, as of now!
IPL 2021 Rishabh Pant becomes 5th youngest captain in IPL
IPL has helped a young brigade of fearless cricketers come up

One year gone, what will it be for sports in general in 2021?

The New Year is just a few days away. Can 2021 prove lot more productive? Is there light at the end of the tunnel? Questions and questions ..


Virat Kohli and Sunil Chhetri, leaders in their own right

Camaraderie in sports can be a wonderful sight. Players jostling together and showing mutual trust and friendship, many say is the ..

Indian Cricket team

How the mighty fall!

Forget for the moment on whether K L. Rahul, the Indian opener, lost his script and cut a sorry figure in the first innings of the ..

asian games

Rise of young talents brings a refreshing change

Nobody would have expected a deluge of medals for India in the Asian Games in Jakarta. Nor would anyone have thought that there would ..


Talents like Dipa Karmarkar and Hima Das put the spotlight on North East India

Years ago when Indian football remained much the same with little to foresee but raise lot of noise within the country of hopes and ..

FIFA world cup 2018

Ups and falls, the VAR in play, the World Cup marches on

Ironies never cease in sports. The current World Cup in Russia is proving another arena where this statement is getting even more strongly ..

FIFA world cup

The charm of World Cup football

Step aside cricket, it is time for football, always acknowledged the world over as the most popular sport in the universe. The World ..


IPL's excitement and flourish, a reflection of cricketing times

In the end it seemed a perfect finish to a thriller. A team that had been suspended for two years, Chennai Super Kings returned to ..

Sunil Chettri

A glorious past, a dull present but perhaps a bright future

These are perhaps refreshing times in Indian football. The sport has been receiving a lot of positve vibes and understandably. The ..

IPL match

Of popularity of teams and future of sports

Years ago when India was on the threshold of launching a professional league in football, the Asian Football Confederation organised ..

Dilip Vengsarkar

When Dilip Vengsarkar unwittingly oversteps

Cricketing great Dilip Vengsarkar is not one who indulges in stray talk, so one thought. The man is generally known to be careful with ..


Cricketers show the art of remaining in the sports limelight

The other day social media had carried what to many a sportsperson and sports fan must have been an unnacceptable sight. It was a picture ..

India U-19 world cup

A classic show by the U-19 cricketers

It was only the other day that the legend Roger Federer after winning his 20th Grand Slam at the Australian Open said in a voice choked ..

Pankaj Advani

Sporting excellence matters not the sport, asks cue-sport wizard Pankaj Advani

2018 is round the corner and as the old year slowly slips away into history, the New Year beckons sports persons with fresh dreams, ..

India U-17 football team

The U-17 bravehearts need a pat on their back

The happenings in the past few days have been a revelation for Indian football. First, the senior team being moulded into a strong ..


Players can be sent off in cricket, the football way

We often hear, and more often now, that sports is very much an entertainment like any other in the genre say movies or stage plays ..


The story of Dhoni's grit and determination

Indian cricket's chief selector M S K Prasad can be a good narrator. As a national cricketer once for a short period, he may not ..

west indies

West Indians scale height of glory

Over 300 sixes and perhaps many more times that number in boundaries, not to speak of the close singles and braces, the shrewd bowling, ..