Strict Watch To Be Kept On Betting In Kolkata
A strict watch will be kept on illegal betting in the high profile match between superstar Lionel Messi-led star-studded Argentina and a resurgent Venezuela here, a senior police official said Friday.
Friday's international friendly game seems so Argentina-centric that Venezuela has virtually been overshadowed by the star power of the Messi-led side.
Indians Carry it for England
Having been jeered by the India fans on the boundary ropes in an atmosphere at times more like Mumbai than Manchester, it was sweet that Samit Patel and Ravi Bopara, Englishmen of Indian descent, carried England over the line
Indian Cricket Loss 'Most Devastating' in Test Cricket History
A statistical analysis shows that the England win over India is the most comprehensive and devastating in history of Test cricket in the 210 Test series played so far, besting South Africa's defeats of Australia in 1931 and 1970.
Why is the BCCI Afraid of the Right to Information Act?
Their accounts should be known to public through RTI, after all they are using government funds and sending teams, so we want them to be accountable to the citizens of India through RTI."
Sporting Oldies Goldies
Cabinet ministers Praful Patel, Farooq Abdullah, Sharad Pawar, CP Joshi and Vilasrao Deshmukh, all of who head up sports bodies, are upset with a proposal to bar those over 70 years from leading sports federations.
Messi Fever in India
There is no doubt now that Lionel Messi is the best of our generation. Instead, the debate is now over his place among the pantheon of all-time greats, such as Pele and Diego Maradona.
India Won the 2010 Hockey World Cup?
The official brochure of the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports is replete with errors.
Little Argentina in Kolkata
An 18-foot flex cut-out of the Barcelona FC striker greets people at downtown Gangulybagan, home to the city's Argentina Fans Club. Argentine team colours flutter atop several homes while the youth roam about in the skyblue and white jerseys of
Sponsors Cold to Champions League
With Bharti Airtel terminating its title sponsorship deal with Champions League Twenty20 earlier this month, three years before it ended, official broadcaster ESS (ESPN Star Sports) may find it difficult to line up sponsors for the tournament, to be