FLASHBACK

Coaches should be more open-minded, says ex-Olympian Sundararaj

Coaches should be more open-minded, says ex-Olympian Sundararaj

Sundararaj was the first player to represent Tamil Nadu in the national team. He also coached Pasha in 2000 in the Santosh Trophy.

FEATURED NEWS

IAAF releases consensus statement on nutrition for athletes

IAAF releases consensus statement on nutrition for athletes

A team of 50 experts looked at a range of new developments in sports nutrition to see how they apply to the five core areas.

INTERVIEW

'It’s always special to represent India in World Championships'

Gnanasekaran lost to Chinese Taipei’s Chien-An En 5-11, 10-12, 7-11, 7-11 in the Qatar Open preliminaries.  

SPECIAL COLUMN

Why India avoid West Asian sides in friendlies?

It will soon be known if India is really unbeatable when they compete at Asian Cup in January.

2022 FIFA WORLD CUP VENUE AL THUMAMA STADIUM IS DESIGNED IN THE SHAPE OF A ‘GAHF’ OR CAP.

FOOTBALL

Chennaiyin FC sign versatile Edwin Vanspaul on two-year deal

Hailing from Neyveli, he has spent three seasons at Chennai City FC, with whom he recently won the 2018-19 I-League title.

2023 Asian Cup: China frontrunner as South Korea pulls out of bid

Koreasaid that it had pulled out to “strategically focus” on a joint bid with North Korea to host the 2023 Women’s World Cup.

FIFA U20 World Cup: Qatar, Japan, Korea, Saudis lead Asian challenge

A total of 504 players have been called up by the 24 participating nations for the youth tournament.

PICTURE OF THE DAY

Team India captain Virat Kohli and coach Ravi Shastri address the media in Mumbai on Tuesday before the team's departure for ICC World Cup.

QUOTE OF THE DAY

We go into the World Cup feeling very balanced and a strong side. The players that are in the squad are in great form and playing really well.

- Virat Kohli, India cricket captain.

CRICKET

ICC World Cup: India will have to rely on mental toughness in English summer

India, who won their maiden title in England in 1983 and added their second in 2011 at home, start against South Africa in Southampton on June 5.

Afghanistan coach Simmons to step down after ICC World Cup

Simmons, who took over in December 2017, said he will not renew his contract after the World Cup in England and Wales. 

ICC World Cup: Pakistan include Asif, Amir, Riaz in England-bound squad

Spearhead Amir was left out of the preliminary squad after a run of poor form, but was included in the final list.