Krishnendu Banerjee

Over to Shanmugam Venkatesh to revive Indian Arrows in disarray

The former India captain Shanmugam Venkatesh’s first task will be to form a unit that can challenge experienced teams.

10 Dec 2019

Cuadrat has lots on plate ahead of Odisha tie

One reason has been over-reliance on skipper Sunil Chhetri. The 35-year-old is Bengaluru’s only striker at present with foreign recruit Manuel Onwu out with an ankle injury.

03 Dec 2019

Bengaluru FC coach Carles Cuadrat calls for joint effort to improve Indian football

In a recent tweet, Kerala Blasters coach Eelco Schattorie suggested that each Indian Super League (ISL) club should be allowed to play only one foreign centre-back.

28 Nov 2019

Eye on Tokyo Olympics, Ashwini Ponnappa wants to use smaller events to better bigger picture

Although there is time to gain valuable ranking points and qualify for Tokyo, Ponnappa is worried about the results.

20 Nov 2019

Red-tape hinders equestrian athletes in India

Over the last few years, many athletes have urged corporates to come forward and support them. Even the government and sports ministers have echoed those words.

18 Nov 2019

Another loss, CFC coach mulls future

An Indian front three in an ISL match isn’t something people are accustomed to. Coaches in India in both ISL and I-League have rarely trusted an Indian forward line.

11 Nov 2019

Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju takes action after swimmers cry foul

Baljit Singh Sekhon, Joint Secretary of Youth Affairs & Sports, sent a letter to the organising secretary and the sports director of LPU to probe the matter and dismiss the people involved.

04 Nov 2019

Swimming tournament under scrutiny

Many of the top swimmers protested at the ongoing Inter-University Championship at the Lovely Professional University in Phagwara.

03 Nov 2019

Indian team can rise to top 5: Noted TT coach

Renowned TT coach Richard McAfee attributes the good show of paddlers to the development of Indian coaches.

31 Oct 2019

Shahrukh Khan’s late onslaught carries Tamil Nadu to Vijay Hazare final

With clouds hovering above and the game reduced to 40 overs per side, Karthik opted to bowl on a slow surface.

24 Oct 2019

Bengaluru frustrated in opener

Their intent almost resulted in a goal six minutes into the second. NorthEast’s star forward Asamoah Gyan was played a fine lob pass by Uruguayan Martin Chaves.

22 Oct 2019

Fortress back in hands, Bengaluru FC ready to defend title

Head coach Carles Cuadrat too agreed on the impact of that.

21 Oct 2019

One 200 in every 10 innings better than 40s and 50s: Sanju Samson

After every 50-plus knock Sanju Samson plays, social media goes abuzz.

19 Oct 2019

After golden moments with Chennaiyin FC, Raphael Augusto gears up for Bengaluru stint

While Chennaiyin FC was built around the midfielder with the 28-year-old being a fan favourite, in Bengaluru, he will not be a guaranteed starter.

18 Oct 2019

Despite off-season lull, Erik Paartalu ready for Bengaluru FC comeback

Having spent eight months without competitive football after suffering an injury, the Australian mid-fielder has found it difficult to keep himself fit.

17 Oct 2019