World Cup

T20 World Cup 2023: Australia crowned 6-time champs in front of record SA crowd

Another World Cup that ends with an Australian victory, but this tournament had more to it than that. The final at Newlands was historic with a record-breaking crowd attendance for a women's sporting event in South Africa. In the last episode of South Safari, Gomesh S, with all that happened at Cape Town on Sunday.

published on : 27th February 2023

T20 World Cup 2023: South African fans set to #TurnItUp in the final against Australia

With South Africa qualifying for the World Cup semifinal for the very first time, fans are waiting in long que early in the morning on Saturday. Gomesh S, who spoke to some of the fans, expect the Newlands Stadium to be filled as they cheer on for the home team against Australia on Sunday.

published on : 25th February 2023

T20 World Cup 2023: India, so near yet so far

Another knockout game against Australia and another heartbreak for India as Harmanpreet Kaur and Co fell short by five runs in the semifinals on Thursday. In this episode of South African Safari, Gomesh S, TNIE discusses what went wrong for team India, how Australia managed to pull things together in the end, and much more.

published on : 24th February 2023

T20 World Cup 2023: Can India survive litmus test against Australia?

As India take on Australia in the first semifinal of the T20 World Cup 2023, Gomesh S previews the all-important clash in the South African Safari from Cape Town. Who do you think will come out on top?

published on : 23rd February 2023

T20 World Cup 2023: Despite England loss, India confident against Ireland

It was their first loss in the tournament, but the Women in Blue is upbeat ahead of their clash against Ireland. Meanwhile, South Africa pin hopes on New Zealand to beat Sri Lanka to keep campaign alive.

published on : 19th February 2023

T20 World Cup 2023: Local net bowlers get 'amazing' experience with WC stars

Tjaart Van Der Walt, along with Pieter Beuks, a fellow Stellenbosch University student, and a couple of Boland age-group female cricketers, had just finished bowling to the Indian batters for over 30 minutes at the Maties Oval nets in Stellenbosch. As they walked away from the nets, they wanted to take pictures with the players but had no clue who was who. In this episode of South African Safari with Gomesh they share their experience as a net bowler, their love for cricket and many more.

published on : 17th February 2023

T20 World Cup 2023: Jemimah's moment of glory; Sri Lanka march on

Having missed the ODI WC, Jemimah Rodrigues stepped up in India's first game of T20 World Cup against Pakistan to take them home. Meanwhile, Sri Lanka has two wins in two games. Gomesh S with all the details from South Africa.

published on : 13th February 2023

T20 World Cup 2023: With a fit Harmanpreet, India seek for positive start against Pakistan

It's a double header Sunday at Cape Town. India will not have services of Smriti Mandhana but Harmanpreet is fit and ready take on Pakistan. Later in the night, Sri Lanka will look to continue their momentum against Bangladesh. Gomesh S is here with all the updates from the Newlands Stadium in Cape Town.

published on : 12th February 2023

Birsa Munda hockey stadium: All you need to know

Ranked fifth in the world, India is hosting the hockey World Cup for the second straight edition. However, unlike the previous edition, where all the hockey World Cup matches were held at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar, the newly-built Birsa Munda Hockey Stadium in Rourkela acted as the second venue for the hockey World Cup 2023. On January 6th, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated the hockey stadium.

published on : 17th January 2023

Men’s Hockey World Cup 2023 returns to Odisha: All you need to know

The 2023 edition of the FIH Men’s Hockey World Cup has kicked off at the Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneswar. This will be the 15th edition of the tournament, and the second consecutive World Cup in India. A total of 16 teams will take part in this year’s megaevent. Odisha has been the home of Indian hockey over the past decade. The state has hosted multiple international matches, including the FIH Pro League games. India will play its first two pool stage games - against Spain and Wales - in Rourkela.

published on : 13th January 2023

Major events of 2022: A lookback

Here is a lookback at the events that grabbed attention worldwide. From Russia-Ukraine war to Pakistan floods to Argentina's marvelous World-cup victory, 2022 has seen it all.

published on : 1st January 2023

FIFA World Cup 2022: This is how Kerala celebrated victory of Messi's Argentina in final

Kerala was overwhelmed with celebrations after their favourite team Argentina won the FIFA World Cup for the third time. Argentina fans watched as their team beat France 4-2 on penalties to claim a third World Cup title.

published on : 19th December 2022

Argentina beats France on penalties to clinch FIFA World Cup title

Lionel Messi's once-in-a-generation career is complete. The Argentina superstar is finally a World Cup champion.Messi scored two goals and then another in a shootout as Argentina beat France 4-2 on penalties Sunday to claim a third World Cup title despite Kylian Mbappé scoring the first hat trick in a final in 56 years.

published on : 19th December 2022

How Argentina can beat France in the World Cup final? | FIFA World Cup Final

Lionel Messi stands on the brink of a long-awaited World Cup winner's medal as Argentina faces defending champions France in Sunday's final. But having experienced defeat in the final of 2014 in Brazil, when Argentina lost 1-0 to Germany through extra time, Messi knows all too well the pain of having his World Cup dreams shattered. Three ways how Argentina can win the tournament for the first time since 1986.

published on : 18th December 2022

France vs Morocco: Riot breaks out after Morocco loses in FIFA World Cup semi-final

Moroccan fans clashed with the police in central Brussels, after the country lost 2-0 to France in the FIFA World Cup semi-final. The French fans took to the streets to celebrate as the team advanced to the finals against Argentina. Videos shared on Twitter showed violent clashes between French and Morocco fans.

published on : 15th December 2022

FIFA World Cup: A quick chat on quarterfinals, Arg vs Ned and Eng vs Fra matches

As the 2022 Qatar World Cup heads into the quarterfinal stage, TNIE Sports Editor Indraneel Das speaks with seasoned Indian football journalist Siddhanth Aney, who is covering the event in Doha, on how the tournament has gone so far, discussing quarterfinal matches and many more and many more.

published on : 9th December 2022

Argentina and Bangladesh, two nations united by football | TNIE Explainer

The support for the Argentina football team in Bangladesh is beyond imagination, and it's felt every four years when the FIFA World Cup is on. While many already knew about Argentina's massive fan base in Bangladesh, this may be the first time people all around the world took notice of it. It all started after the official FIFA Twitter account shared a video of Bangladeshi fans wildly celebrating Messi's goal against Mexico in the World Cup group stage. The video quickly went viral. After the video went viral, the story of Bangladesh and Argentina snowballed into a trending topic on the internet.

published on : 6th December 2022

First time in 92 yrs, 3 Asian teams enter FIFA World Cup round of 16

In a competition usually dominated by South American and European teams, it is Asia that has turned up the heat in Qatar. Asian teams made history at the 2022 FIFA World Cup. For the first time in the 92-year history of the World Cup, three Asian teams have qualified for the round of 16. South Korea, Japan and Australia have made it through to the second round of the FIFA World Cup.

published on : 3rd December 2022

Why Japan’s second goal against Spain was awarded by the VAR? | Explained

#Japan confirmed their spot in the last 16 of the World Cup in highly controversial circumstances with a 2-1 win over Spain. Spain advanced as runners-up on goal difference, while Germany was eliminated. But Japan's 2-1 win over Spain wasn't devoid of controversy. Their second goal has triggered a storm on social media, with many suggesting that #VAR was wrong in allowing the goal, especially since it led to the Germans' elimination.

published on : 2nd December 2022

Historic! Stephanie Frappart to be 1st woman referee at men's World Cup

French referee Stephanie Frappart will become the first woman to take charge of a men's World Cup game when she handles Germany vs. Costa Rica on December 1st in Qatar. Brazil’s Neuza Back and Mexican Karen Diaz Medina are the other women officials for the Germany vs Costa Rica fixture. It is the first time a men’s World Cup match will be led by an all-female refereeing team. Frappart became one of three female referees to be selected in the pool for the World Cup in May, along with Rwanda’s Salima Mukansanga and Yoshimi Yamashita of Japan.

published on : 1st December 2022
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