Martin Joseph

Sports quota admissions in Kerala riddled with challenges due to COVID

The common practice of KSSC officials meeting the applicants face to face and checking their certificates manually will not be possible due to the coronavirus.

31 Jul 2020

Saliva ban blessing in disguise for bowlers: Sreesanth

Lately, the 37-year-old has been training with some of the Kerala cricketers like pacers MD Nidheesh and Basil Thampi.

20 Jul 2020

David James pat on back for EPL crusaders in Black Lives Matter movement

The movement which was fueled by the murder of an unarmed Black man George Floyd in the hand of white cops has found support from almost the entire world of sport, from Formula One to cricket. 

18 Jul 2020

Uthappa bares it all to raise awareness on mental health and suicide prevention

Having overcome suicidal thoughts, Uthappa says it's important to remove the stigma attached to mental illness and has been using his experiences to spread awareness over the last few years.

21 Jun 2020

Sreesanth plots return after getting Kerala Cricket Association nod

Kerala coach Tinu Yohannan made it clear that Shanthakumaran Sreesanth will only be selected if he proves his fitness.

19 Jun 2020

Kerala Cricket Association makes move to reclaim Kochi stadium

The last international match in Kochi was an India-West ODI in 2014. Since then, the multipurpose venue has only hosted football matches. It is the home ground of ISL outfit Kerala Blasters.

18 Jun 2020

Didn’t play for honours, but Padma Shri nomination flattering: Vijayan

Vijayan has produced some iconic moments in Indian football during his illustrious career and despite being 51, he continues to make jaws drop with his exquisite skills in the sevens circuit.

18 Jun 2020

'Dronacharya of Kerala hockey' Sreedhar Shenoy passes away

The 72-year-old passed away on Sunday due to stomach ailments but has left a lasting legacy on many generations of hockey players from the state.

14 Jun 2020

Luca SC to bid for I-League spot

If Luca SC's bid is successful, they will become the third team from Kerala on the national football stage. Other than Gokulam Kerala in I-League, Kerala Blasters are in the Indian Super League.

08 Jun 2020

Hamza Koya: The guardian angel of travelling Keralite footballers

Koya who played as a right-back during his playing days started out with the Calicut University team before heading to Maharashtra.

07 Jun 2020

After a breakthrough season, Kerala pacer Basil looks to push on

Basil faces a lot of competition with the likes of Sandeep Warrier, Basil Thampi, Asif KM and MD Nidheesh being ahead of him in the pecking order.

06 Jun 2020

Gokulam, Blasters in turf battle over Kozhikode stadium

A few Kerala Blasters officials met the Kozhikode Muncipal Corporation mayor to discuss plans of renovating the stadium and hosting their Indian Super League matches at the venue

05 Jun 2020

After taking charge as Kerala coach, Tinu Yohannan sets sights on Kerala’s ‘Elite’ return

Having worked as the bowling coach of Kerala in the past, Yohannan replaces Australian Dav Whatmore, who departed after three seasons.

02 Jun 2020

After taking charge as Kerala coach, Tinu sets sight on Kerala’s 'Elite' return

While many names were doing the rounds to replace the World Cup winning coach, the Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) decided to promote someone from the state.

02 Jun 2020

Fifty years and counting for coach Rufus

But after turning to coaching, he has focused on football. Even for coaches, there is usually a time to retire but Rufus’ longevity is testimony to his unparalleled love for the game.

21 May 2020