Atreyo Mukhopadhyay

RCB's Devdutt Padikkal does his growing reputation no harm with quickfire fifty on IPL debut

The opener is not an unknown entity like Paul Valthaty, nor a journeyman like Swapnil Asnodkar. He is one of the brightest young prospects to have come up the domestic ranks in the last two years.

22 Sep 2020

Make or break for Dada: IPL amid COVID stage for Ganguly to cement place as administrator

Twelve years, record-breaking business deals and many controversies later, the Indian Premier League (IPL) has lived up to its first-day promise.

18 Sep 2020

No COVID-19 insurance cover for IPL

For IPL and international matches in India, insurance companies offer cover for accidental cancellations caused by unforeseen reasons.

15 Sep 2020

Curtailed season may disrupt players’ income

Even though some states are thinking of starting camps, decision on tournaments is unlikely in the next two months.

13 Sep 2020

After India's victory in Olympiad, chess federation president's faction handed legal win

The Madras High Court in an interim order declared null and a void a special general body meeting convened online by the rival group on April 22

31 Aug 2020

BCCI units want money, update on dates

While there are associations saying the BCCI can't do much under the circumstances, voices seeking clarifications on crucial matters are also being heard.

27 Aug 2020

Jay Shah letter says BCCI state unit officials not invited to initial part of IPL

However, Shah assured the officials that the BCCI will do its best to fly them in for the later stages of the competition

25 Aug 2020

Secrets of Sholinganallur

“Don’t go to Sholinganallur lake. There’s nothing there.” If you are new to birdwatching in Chennai, don’t be surprised to hear it this time of the year.

25 Aug 2020

Online Chess Olympiad: Youth connect in India’s last-eight move

India’s challenge on the last day of pool matches was overcoming Saturday’s disappointment as well as strong opponents, especially from Georgia and China.

24 Aug 2020

IPL teams locked in hotel rooms in UAE for six days

They can not step out of their rooms under any circumstances. Even food is being served at the doorstep, according to a squad member.

23 Aug 2020

Online Chess Olympiad: Power disruption behind online woes

India were held to an unexpected 3-3 draw by Mongolia in Round 6 of the Online Chess Olympiad on Saturday.

23 Aug 2020

Arjuna award, a bridge too far for Asiad gold duo Shibnath Sarkar and Pranab Bardhan

Sarkar and Bardhan are wondering what went wrong and whether others with smaller achievements were preferred over them by the Sports Ministry.

19 Aug 2020

IPL 2020: Despite Rs 218 crore loss, Dream 11 reality satisfactory for BCCI

Even though revenue getting reduced by half sounds bad, the BCCI and franchises are not too disturbed, given that the arrangement is for this year only

18 Aug 2020

Brand MS Dhoni will not be affected by retirement, say managers

On an average, the Ranchi superstar costs advertisers around Rs 5 crore per year for each brand deal with minimum duration of the contracts staying till one year.

17 Aug 2020

Post retirement, organic fertilisers will be MS Dhoni's new venture

According to Aarka Sports MD Mihir Diwakar, which manages Dhoni and other cricketers, the player from Ranchi has become a stakeholder in New Global for an organic fertilizer project.

17 Aug 2020

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