Croatia’s glorious run in Russia does not tell the whole story. Back home, the domestic league paints a picture of graft & neglect
BCCI have asked former India off-spinner Ramesh Powar to look after the Indian women’s team till they find a replacement for coach Tushar Arothe.
Luka Modric won the Golden Ball award at World Cup 2018 in which France beat Croatia 4-2 in the final on Sunday.
Didier Deschamps had his detractors back home — including legendary Eric Cantona — but his tough love and guidance reaped rich dividends in the end.
This one went Nozomi Okuhara’s way — a 21-15, 21-18 tussle, where PV Sindhu barely led but never looked like she would fade away until the very end.
The first bunch of hair that Ahmed Alsanawi cut down were his own. Then his Iraqi father, then the neighbours, and one day he found himself tensed and muttering under his breath as he was staring at the head of John Terry.
France vs Croatia, FIFA Football World Cup 2018 Final: Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic are touch artistes who pilot their team's moves while Paul Pogba and Ngolo Kante have wielded influence with their power and stamina.
Under his captaincy, Uttar Pradesh bagged the Ranji Trophy for the first time in 2005-06 season. Ironically, that would be the same year that Kaif would lose his place from the Indian side.
Congratulating athlete Hima Das for her spectacular performance and her gold medal at the World Under-20 Athletics Championships, Prime Minister Narendra Modi described the win as an "unforgettable moment".
To see Kuldeep Yadav playing the first Test though wouldn’t count as a “surprise”. It looks more like a certainty now than a possibility that skipper Virat Kohli spoke of.
Professor Werner Helsen, full-professor of movement control and neuroplasticity research group from the University of Leuven, talks about the objections and controversies that VAR has thrown up during the tournament.
With his bending free-kicks and set-piece utility, England right back Kieran Tripper has drawn comparison with David Beckham.
‘Cup is coming home’ campaign, which Croatia cut short, was seen as arrogant by the world but a vehicle by England to reinforce its identity through football.
Croatia have outgrown their geographic and demographic stature to reach the World Cup final, becoming the smallest country to do so after Uruguay in 1950.
Croatia’s dream run is inter-woven with that of their players, most of whom had to chart their own unconventional paths to reach where they’re now.
Vinayak Samant will take over as the new coach of the Mumbai Ranji team after he pipped Ramesh Powar for the post.
While their much-touted forwards struggled to find a way past the Belgian goalkeeper, Cameroonian-born France centre-back Samuel Umtiti rose above the 6'4” Marouane Fellaini to nod France into the World Cup final after 12 years.
Borrowing from NBA and NFL tricks such as screening, stacking, pick and rolls, England score 8 of their 11 goals from set pieces at the 2018 World Cup.
Croatia vs England: Ten years after the death of his teammate, Croatian goalkeeper Danijel Subasic hasn’t overcome the trauma.
Yashasvi Jaiswal, who slept in tents and even sold pani-puris in Mumbai ended up at the Master's residence on special invitation.