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Jordan's story: from no-hopers to Asian Cup finalists

India, Feb. 7 -- "Football, bloody hell!" turns 25 this year and Alex Ferguson's quip after the 1998-99 Champions League final is an apt description of how the Africa Cup of Nations and the Asian Cup ... Read More


Manoranjan shunted out of technical panel

Kolkata, Feb. 7 -- Bhaichung Bhutia has been invited to the technical committee he once headed but the All India Football Federation (AIFF) removed East Bengal and India legend Manoranjan Bhattacharya... Read More


Manoranjan shunted out of technical panel

Kolkata, Feb. 7 -- Bhaichung Bhutia has been invited to the technical committee he once headed but the All India Football Federation (AIFF) removed East Bengal and India legend Manoranjan Bhattacharya... Read More


Bagan hope for a reset Against East Bengal

Kolkata, Feb. 3 -- They are fifth and eighth in the standings which are uneven because all other teams have played more. Neither has a win in their last three games of the Indian Super League (ISL). B... Read More


Why Palestine's Asian Cup win means more than sport

India, Jan. 27 -- For Thomas Keneally, Don Bradman was much more than the sum of his runs and centuries. Talking about growing up in Sydney, the author of 'Schindler's Ark', the book on which the film... Read More


Troubled by injuries, poor form

Kolkata, Jan. 25 -- The triumph of the underdog is sport's best story because it has every element of an unequal contest. It is also a rare thing. Which is why it shouldn't surprise that India couldn'... Read More


India lose to Syria, end Asian Cup without a point or goal

Kolkata, Jan. 24 -- And so it ended, without a goal scored or a point won. Barring a limp first half against Uzbekistan, India put up a fight managing three goalless halves against higher-ranked teams... Read More


India lose to Syria, end Asian Cup without a point or goal

Kolkata, Jan. 24 -- And so it ended, without a goal scored or a point won. Barring a limp first half against Uzbekistan, India put up a fight managing three goalless halves against higher-ranked teams... Read More


Stimac hopes change in venue brings India change of luck

Kolkata, Jan. 23 -- Where the last World Cup began, at a stadium that resembles a nomad's tent, India will close their group stage in the 2024 Asian Cup on Tuesday. And hope, in the words of head coac... Read More


Asian Cup: Stimac hopes change in venue brings change of luck

India, Jan. 22 -- Where the last World Cup began, at a stadium that resembles a nomad's tent, India will close their group stage in the 2024 Asian Cup on Tuesday. And hope, in the words of head coach ... Read More