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New Year 2022: FIFA World Cup, Cricket World Cups, Asian Games Headline Annual Sports Calendar

Dec 31, 2021 Koushik Paul

2022 will a huge year for sports and fans will pray that COVID-19 stays away. From top cricketing events, football action to big multi-sports events, the new year will be a veritable treat for India's sports fans.

Yearender 2021: Big Little Sunil Chhetri Sparks In Quite Year For Indian Football

Dec 29, 2021 Abhishek Hore

India won a record-extending eighth SAFF Championship title but for a nation seeking to relive its glory days and re-establish itself on the big stage, a triumph in a regional tournament is not something it would like to contend with.

Sanat Seth, Former India Goalkeeper, Dies At 91

Known for his acrobatic saves under the bar, Sanat Seth began his journey at the Eastern Railway FC in 1949 before moving to Aryan Club in 1951. He then moved to East Bengal in 1957, and the next year joined Mohun Bagan.

Asian Champions Trophy Hockey: India Ride On Dilpreet Singh’s Hat-Trick To Rout Bangladesh 9-0

Dec 15, 2021 PTI

Apart from Dilpreet, Jarmanpreet Singh, Lalit Upadhayay, Akashdeep Singh, Mandeep Mor and Harmanpreet Singh, all got their names on the scoresheet against Bangladesh in Asian Champions Trophy on Wednesday.

Rohit Sharma Is A Class Act, 'We Enjoy Batting With Each Other': KL Rahul After Helping India Beat New Zealand

During their 117-runs stand against New Zealand in Ranchi, Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul became the first Indian pair to record five consecutive 50+ partnerships in T20Is.

13 November, 2021

Khel Ratna Sunil Chhetri Thanks Real 'Superstars'


Arguably India's greatest footballer after the 'Golden Era' of the last century, Sunil Chhetri has played the most international matches and scored the most goals for the national team.

10 November, 2021

Brazil's Formiga Set To Retire From International Football

Associated Press (AP)

Formiga's final game for Brazil's national football team will be against India on November 25 in Manaus.

03 November, 2021

Sunil Chhetri, First Khel Ratna Awardee Footballer, Reflects On 'Outstanding Journey'


Arguably India's greatest footballer after the 'Golden Era' of the last century, Chhetri has played most number of international matches and scored most goals.

31 October, 2021

AFC U-23 Asian Cup Qualifiers: Dheeraj Singh's Shootout Heroics Power India To Best-Ever Finish


Currently placed in the second spot, India now have to wait till the conclusion of other group matches to know if they can qualify for their maiden AFC U-23 Asian Cup.

17 October, 2021

Sunil Chhetri Credits Youngsters For SAFF Championship Win, Says Indian Football Team Makes It Special


India defeated Nepal 3-0 in the final of 2021 SAFF Championship with goals from Sunil Chhetri, Suresh Wangjam and Sahal Abdul Samad.

16 October, 2021

India Vs Nepal, SAFF Championship Final: Sunil Chhetri Equals Lionel Messi Feat As Blue Tigers Win 8th Title

Outlook Web Bureau

India crushed Nepal 3-0 to win their eighth SAFF Championship title after second-half goals from Sunil Chhetri, Suresh Wangjam and Sahal Abdul Samad in Male, Maldives.


15 October, 2021

SAFF Football Championship Final: India Seek Eighth Title, Face Sprightly Nepal


The final will be the 12th for India in 13 editions which shows the domination of India in this regional tournament.

14 October, 2021

Sunil Chhetri On Retirement: 'It's Going To End Soon'


Sunil Chhetri made his international debut in 2005 against Pakistan in Quetta under head coach Sukhwinder Singh and went on to break all the possible records in Indian football.

14 October, 2021

India Vs Nepal, SAFF Football Championship Final, Live Streaming: When And Where To Watch

Jayanta Oinam

Seven-time champions India face history-chasing Nepal in the 2021 SAFF Championship final. Check match and telecast details of the IND vs NEP football clash.

14 October, 2021

Sunil Chhetri Brace Helps India Beat Maldives, Enter SAFF Football Championship Final

Jayanta Oinam

Needing a win to enter the SAFF Championship 2021 final, India defeated holders and hosts Maldives 3-1. Blue Tigers face Nepal in the title clash.

13 October, 2021

AFC U-23 Football: India Name 28 Probables For Qualifiers


India have been drawn alongside Oman, Kyrgyz Republic, and hosts UAE in Group E of the Qualifiers, with the matches set to be played between October 25 to 31 at the Fujairah Stadium in Fujairah, UAE.

12 October, 2021

India Football Team Can't Depend On Just One Player To Score Goals: Igor Stimac


India have so far scored two goals in the ongoing SAFF Championships and both came through Sunil Chhetri, who equalled legendary Pele with his 77th strike in the match against Nepal.


12 October, 2021

India Vs Maldives, SAFF Championship, Live Streaming: When And Where To Watch Indian Football Team's Knock-out Game

Jayanta Oinam

Indian national football team takes on hosts Maldives in a virtual semi-final to make SAFF Championship 2021 final. Check match and telecast details.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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