Ashok Venugopal

A grand reception for youngest Grandmaster Gukesh in Chennai

FIDE vice president DV Sundar insisted that children from the city excel in chess because they have a good understanding of the game from a young age.

19 Jan 2019

Tamil Nadu boy is youngest Indian grandmaster

Happy and satisfied was how Gukesh described his state of mind.

17 Jan 2019

Ranji Trophy Elite Group B: Tamil Nadu play out tame draw against Delhi

The hosts declared at 113/1 in 40 overs in their second innings. The match was subsequently called off after tea.

11 Jan 2019

Ranji Trophy: Abhinav makes Delhi pay for lapses with 29th century

Abhinav, who has been playing first-class cricket for 12 years, put his experience to effective use, to notch up his 29th hundred and the third hundred of the season.

09 Jan 2019

Ranji Trophy: TN's Pradosh Ranjan Paul piles up pressure on Delhi

The Tamil Nadu senior selection committee’s faith in youth has paid dividends.

09 Jan 2019

Focus on youngsters as TN face off against Delhi

 Tamil Nadu and Delhi will look to play for pride and end the season on a positive note when they take on each other in the Ranji Trophy Elite Group B clash in Chennai from Monday. 

07 Jan 2019

Tamil Nadu spinner Pradosh Ranjan Paul hopeful of writing long story with senior side

With Tamil Nadu out of contention for Ranji Trophy knockouts, the state’s selection committee has decided to give youngsters an opportunity in their final league game against Delhi.

06 Jan 2019

Sreejesh looking to mentor TN side

Former India captain and custodian PR Sreejesh is happy to be back playing for Tamil Nadu in the 9th Hockey India Senior Men’s Nationals to be played in Chennai from January 7 to 20.

04 Jan 2019

Spinning his way to the top 

 In every sportsman’s life comes a turning point.

25 Dec 2018

Who’s who of Chennai tennis welcome TNTA’s WTA initiative

All former Davis Cup players welcomed the TNTA’s initiative to have a WTA event in the city in 2020. They believed the ‘Mecca of Indian Tennis’ should have an international tournament at any cost.

24 Dec 2018

Performing well in Australia ODIs next target for confident Ambati Rayudu

Rayudu revealed that his decision to retire from first-class cricket to focus on white-ball cricket was not sudden, but a calculated move.

22 Dec 2018

Tennis legend Vijay Amritraj plans WTA event in Chennai in 2020

Vijay Amritraj, president of the Tamil Nadu Tennis Association (TNTA), said that the city might be in line to host a WTA event in early 2020.

20 Dec 2018

IPL 2019 auctions: CSK pick up pace on mixed day for Tamil Nadu players

Chennai Super Kings entered the auction on Thursday with just `8.4 crore remaining in their purse.

19 Dec 2018

Natarajan on target, TN bag first win

Heading into the final day of the Ranji Trophy Elite Group B match, Kerala’s plan was to see off the first hour, preserve wickets and then see if they can go for it.

10 Dec 2018