March 2016

Aussie captain Meg Lanning after beating England

Australia enter 4th successive final

NEW DELHI: Three-time defending champions Australia stepped closer to a fourth successive ICC Women’s World Twenty20 title with an impressive five-run win over old foes England in the first semi-final on Wednesday. Australian captain Meg…


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India bag 7 medals in Asia Cup

BANGKOK: Indian junior archers impressed by bagging seven medals, including two gold, one silver and four bronze medals, in the Asia Cup Stage-1 in Bangkok. Inderachand Swamy and Jagdish Choudhary, both of India, met in…


MSC players celebrate the match-winner

Mohammedans down LoneStar Kashmir

By Debabrata Majumder KOLKATA: Mohammedan Sporting Club (MSC) started their final round campaign of the I-League 2nd Division 2015-16 with a clinical 1-0 win over LoneStar Kashmir FC. Super sub Ajay Singh struck the all…


Subhankar Sharma receiving the cheque

Shubhankar takes Kolkata Classic

KOLKATA: Gurgaon’s Shubhankar Sharma emerged triumphant on a dramatic final day of the inaugural Kolkata Classic to capture his second title of the season. Shubhankar, who posted a four-under-68, ended the week with a winning…


IOC players with chief guests

IOC overcome ONGC to win title

MUMBAI: Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) emerged champions of the XXXIV PSPB Inter-Unit Hockey Tournament 2016. IOC produced two quick goals in the final 10 minutes of the tense and absorbing final to snatch a thrilling…


Feroz Ali makes the most of his knowledge of the course

Feroz Ali makes merry on home turf

By Nikhil Kalaan KOLKATA: Local hero Feroz Ali Mollah capitalised on the familiar conditions at his home course, the Royal Calcutta Golf Club (RCGC), to steer three shots clear of the field at the halfway…


Indian team members warming up before a practice session

Young India face ‘Giants of Asia’ Iran

By Nilanjan Datta, AIFF Media Team TEHRAN: Clouds, rain, cold and snow on the mountain peaks at a distance. Not much has changed in the last two days since India landed safely in Tehran on…


Shubhankar Sharma after the first round at RCGC

Shubhankar Sharma in 4-way lead

By Nikhil Kalaan KOLKATA: The inaugural edition of the Kolkata Classic Golf Championship got off to a fascinating start at the Royal Calcutta Golf Club (RCGC) as there was a four-way tie for the first…


Mohammedan Sporting players preparing for I-League second division campaign

Mumtaz Akhtar to lead Sporting

KOLKATA: Experienced playmaker Mumtaz Akhtar will lead Eastern Conference champions Mohammedan Sporting in the final round of the I-League second division beginning on March 26. Having clinched the Eastern Conference with 16 points from eight…