Adwaidh Rajan

Sreeshankar’s eyes fixed on breaking eight-metre barrier in long jump

After coming close at the Federation Cup, Sreeshankar is looking to touch elusive 8m mark in Jakarta & bring home a medal

14 Aug 2018

Hope, skip and jump for AV Rakesh Babu in Asian Games

Months after being sent home from CWG due to ‘no-needle policy’, triple jumper Rakesh focussed on setting record straight in Jakarta. 

06 Aug 2018

Blasters’ loss is Pune City’s gain as Hume finds new home

Looks like FC Pune City are set to gain from the Kochi-based ISL franchise’s loss as they announced the signing of ISL’s all-time leading goalscorer Iain Hume for free on Thursday.​

03 Aug 2018

Narayanan Kutty gets ‘international’ call-up

V Narayanan Kutty is one of just two persons nominated by the Board of Control for Cricket in India from among 58 officials to the International Panel of ICC Match Referees.

02 Aug 2018

Arpinder Singh, the renaissance man

After his career went off the road following a disastrous training stint in London, triple-jumper
Arpinder is back to his best and targeting a medal at the Asian Games

01 Aug 2018

Toyota Yaris La Liga World: Marc Muniesa eager to make a mark for Girona FC

He’s done it on a cold rainy night in Stoke a countless number of times. But the question now will be whether former Stoke City defender Marc Muniesa can do it on a cold rainy night in Kochi as he is

27 Jul 2018

Quarter mile to go before Muhammed Anas Yahiya sleeps

For national record holder & 400m runner Anas, fulfilling dream of parents biggest motivation in mission to clock below 45

26 Jul 2018

Excellent appetizer before main course, believe coaches

Tuesday could be a red-letter day for Indian football as the Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium in Kochi hosts the opening match of the Toyota Yaris La Liga World pre-season football tournament.

24 Jul 2018

La Liga World to open at Kaloor Stadium

The opening match between Kerala Blasters FC and Melbourne City FC will be held at Kaloor Stadium on Tuesday.

24 Jul 2018

Major quest

After overcoming odds, Chitra keen to make mark in maiden big-ticket event in Jakarta

20 Jul 2018

Battle lines drawn as Kochi gears up to host Inter-Continental preseason Football

As the city plays host to Toyota Yaris La Liga World, Kochi Express explores the significance of the
first-of-its-kind inter-continental preseason football tournament to be held in India.

16 Jul 2018

Awaiting a face-off between Melbourne FC and Kerala Blasters

The upbeat players of Melbourne City FC are looking forward to take on Kerala Blasters and Girona FC.

16 Jul 2018

Can’t wait to get to the ground

Footballer C K Vineeth is set to face Spanish La Liga’s Girona FC and Australian A-League’s Melbourne City FC

14 Jul 2018

FIFA World Cup: Spain defenders need help from forwards, says Real Madrid legend Morientes

Spain and Real Madrid great Fernando Morientes on Tuesday said that he expects Sergio Ramos and co to be crowned world champions come July 15 despite them only huffing and puffing.

27 Jun 2018

Jithin MS becomes Kerala's first football player to sign for a club receiving transfer fee

Thrissur-based FC Kerala claimed the honour when their promising winger Jithin M S signed a three-year contract with ISL franchise Kerala Blasters FC for a transfer fee of Rs 5 lakh. 

27 Jun 2018

‘Bebeto’ is in Class II, ‘Zidane’ is a tennis player

From yesteryear legends like Maradona and Pele to modern-day greats like Ronaldo and Messi, there seems to be no shortage for kids named after footballers in Kerala.​

14 Jun 2018

Indian coach Justin turning heads in English football with Sutton United Ladies

Hailing from Thrissur district of Kerala, Justin moved to London in 2011 and has been making a name for himself there ever since.

01 Jun 2018

Against him, even age doesn’t stand a chance

46-year-old Jaison Xavier emerged the winner at the District Badminton Championship

31 May 2018

After record-breaking stand, young Kerala cricketing duo shooting for the stars

Shoun scored a blistering 205 from 159 balls while Niranjan amassed 119 runs from 184 deliveries with a more cautious approach.

23 May 2018

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