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Maiden national chess title for Soumya


Soumya Swaminathan could barely recall her previous stint at the national women’s Challengers chess, back in 2005.

I hope to play in 2015 World Cup: Sreesanth


A sullen face, possibly thanks to 26 days in confinement, with untrimmed hair reflecting strokes of burgundy in camera flashes, was the pale shadow of a man who had walked out of the same exit doors o

Juve may play in India this year

Fresh after retaining the Scudetto, Italian football giants Juventus are planning to widen their global network by linking up with the Indian football in the coming season. The Turin-based club has proposed to play exhibition matches in December this year apart from forecasting the launch of a football school project in the Indian cities. Juventus are likely to play exhibition matches in Kochi and Mumbai or in Gujarat.

Nu’man hat-trick sinks India

Action from the India-Palestine international friendly at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Kochi on Wednesday. India lost 2-4.	—

Ashraf Nu’man scored a hat-trick as India’s dreams of advancing the Fifa rankings took a hit with Palestine registering a 4-2 victory in the international friendly at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Wednesday.

Chhetri & Co. up for Palestine friendly

For several years the government in India have maintained a good relation with Palestine, but never before, have they shook hands on a football pitch. That much-awaited first time will be at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here when India host Palestine in an international friendly on Wednesday.

‘Chirag, my launch pad’


Less than six months ago, Shaijumon was your traditional winger — attention-grabbing and ambitious — as he laboured through the flanks of the now defunct Chirag United Kerala in the I-League.

The tra

Sabotage – here and there


The floodlight sabotage incident at Estadio de Vallecas before the weekend’s La Liga match between Rayo and the Los Blancos got the Spanish media pondering the existence of a ‘banana republic’ in a ne

The sudden death


There can be no more inkling that football in Kerala is on a downfall when the 34th Federation Cup football championship begins at Jamshedpur on September 19 without a State club for the first time in

Hello sports medicine!


In the high-profile English Premier League, people not wedded to football could be forgiven for not knowing those working behind the scenes.

But whenever the cameras zoomed in on Eva Carneiro, the c

Kerala edge out TN for title


Hosts Kerala outmuscled defending champions Tamil Nadu to win the South Zone junior athletics overall title here on Wednesday.

After two days of running neck-and-neck with the neighbouring state, Ker

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I want to begin with a little story that was told to me by a leading executive at Aptech. He was exercising in a gym with a lot of younger people.

Shekhar Kapur’s Bandit Queen didn’t make the cut. Neither did Shaji Karun’s Piravi, which bagged 31 international awards.