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Dr Achala Nagar

360 Degree: Talaq, Talaq, Talaq

Denying education to Muslim women and vote-bank politics are the primary causes.

30 Apr 2017 6:04 AM

‘Negative perception will last till first whistle is blown’

Ever since Qatar was awarded the 2022 Fifa World Cup, quite a few eyebrows have been raised along with questions on the country’s ability to host the premier event.

09 Nov 2016 6:34 AM

‘With more quality, Indian football will grow’

Sunil Chhetri walked slowly, head bowed, hands clasped in a sign of acute disappointment as he made his way towards the fans at the Suhaim Bin Hamad Stadium in Doha.

08 Nov 2016 1:15 AM

‘Iraqi rhythm, level was superior to us’

Ultimately it was not to be, for Bengaluru FC. The I-League champions’ valiant charge for the AFC Cup glory ended with a 1-0 loss in the final at the hands of Air Force Club in Doha.

07 Nov 2016 2:02 AM

AFC Cup Final: Day of reckoning for Blues

Bengaluru FC will look to add the brightest feather so far to their already vibrant cap when they take on Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya (Air Force Club), in the AFC Cup final at the Suhaim Bin Hamad Stadium here

05 Nov 2016 2:41 AM


‘We’ll be strong, brave and bold’

With the AFC Cup final just a couple of days away, Bengaluru FC’s John Johnson is all keyed up for what he describes as ‘the highest point and the biggest game in the club’s history’.

03 Nov 2016 11:50 PM

Late-bloomer Palpreet lands in the nets

It was a late start but Palpreet Singh Brar seems to have caught up, perhaps even overtaken, the competition. After picking up the ball at 16, a relatively late age for a sportsman to start a career,

03 Nov 2016 6:17 AM

‘Will give our best, rest will fall in place’

There’s something liberating about the way C.K. Vineeth plays and if anything, he wears his heart on his sleeve.

03 Nov 2016 12:13 AM

We know how important this game is: Carles Cuadrat

Joining manager Albert Roca at BFC in July, Carles Cuadrat, in his role as assistant manager, has infused a tactical change in the club. Three months down the line, BFC, the first Indian side in the fray for the AFC Cup are set for the Iraqi challenge in Doha.

02 Nov 2016 6:07 AM

‘La Liga, here I come!’

Gerraaaaard!!!!!” screamed the commentator on one fateful night in Istanbul 11 years ago as the Liverpool captain scored with a header against AC Milan in the Champions League final.

22 Oct 2016 11:14 PM


AFC Cup Semi-Final: Asian glory for Bengaluru

Bengaluru FC players celebrate after a goal against Johor Darul Ta’zim of Malaysia in their AFC Cup semi-final second leg at the Kanteerava Stadium in Bengaluru on Wednesday. The hosts won 3-1 and 4-2 on aggregate. (Photo: PTI )

20 Oct 2016 3:16 AM

Bengaluru FC 90 minutes away from history

Bengaluru FC’s future now can shape Indian football’s history.

19 Oct 2016 7:16 AM

We are not intimidated by Johor: Sunil Chhetri

Bengaluru FC’s last match at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium remains fresh in Sunil Chhetri’s memory.

18 Oct 2016 2:49 AM

We know we’re in for a tough game: Lyngdoh

A couple of weeks ago, Eugenson Lyngdoh scored one of the most important goals in his club history.

17 Oct 2016 6:36 AM

Catalan flavour in Pune City

You can take players out of Football Club Barcelona, but you can’t take the Barcelona out of the players. “Barcelona’s my pick for the Champions League and La Liga,” says Jesus Tato.

02 Oct 2016 1:47 AM


Elementary Dear Watson

In a footballing sense, there is little doubt why Bengaluru FC’s new head coach Albert Roca wanted to bring in Cameron Watson.

01 Oct 2016 11:29 PM

Have to play above our level against Spain, says Rohan Bopanna

The Olympics are the pinnacle of an athlete’s dreams and a medal miss always stings the hardest. Just as it did for Rohan Bopanna at Rio de Janeiro.

01 Sep 2016 6:33 AM

Euros was an amazing experience: Gudjohnsen

The fourth official stood on the touchline with his cards next to a nervous 17-year-old with dirty blond hair, awaiting a break in play so that Iceland could make their substitution.

28 Aug 2016 11:17 PM

Looking forward to challenge, says Saketh Myneni

After coming close to a maiden Grand Slam appearance twice earlier this season, Saketh Myneni earned his space in the main draw at the final Slam of the year with a convincing 6-3, 6-0 win over Serbai

28 Aug 2016 2:05 AM

‘Want to do the best time I can’

Eight years ago, as a young Jamaican sprinter trail blazed his way into the record books and Olympic lore with a blistering sprint in Beijing, the world rejoiced at the arrival of the new global pheno

21 Jul 2016 11:34 PM