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4 June, 2016 11:43 PM Reaction to the death of ‘The Greatest’ Muhammad Ali

“He was a natural force. His radiance came from inside. You got the feeling of inner excellence, he felt from himself. It came from him. As he developed as a great champion it was apparent that this was a God given quality I never doubted.” — Ferdie Pacheco, Ali’s longtime doctor and corner man. “He’s the most transforming figure of my time, certainly 180

4 June, 2016 11:11 AM When Magician Muhammad Ali Left Kolkata Mesmerised

Muhammad Ali had come to Kolkata during the Christmas of 1990 on a special invitation from Mohammedan Sporting and he wowed many fans with his magic tricks. Kolkata: Legendary boxer Muhammad Ali, who passed away in the United States on Saturday, had a special connect with Kolkata as he spent three days here during the Christmas of 1990, mesmerising sports 286

24 March, 2016 8:21 PM Legendary Dutch footballer Johan Cruyff dies at 68 after cancer battle

The Dutchman "died peacefully in Barcelona, surrounded by his family after a hard-fought battle with cancer", said a statement on Cruyff`s official website. Johan Cruyff, one of the greatest footballers in history, died on Thursday at the age of 68 from lung cancer, his family announced. The Dutchman "died peacefully in Barcelona, surrounded by his family 172

24 March, 2016 2:43 PM Johan Cruyff: Football fluidity personified

AMSTERDAM: It seemed no one could keep up with Johan Cruyff. Not the greatest defenders of the 1970s. Not rival coaches, tacticians or analysts. Not even occasional critics during the half century that Cruyff voiced his thoughts — often profound, sometimes wacky — about all things football. The Amsterdam street kid had enough chutzpah, football smarts 181

24 December, 2015 2:15 AM India favourite against Australia: VVS Laxman

Despite Mahendra Singh Dhoni's dismal captaincy over last few months, former cricketers Kapil Dev and VVS Laxman believe that India stand an "excellent" chance to win against a "vulnerable" Australian side in the forthcoming ODI and T20 series Down Under. "Australia are definitely beatable and the reason for that is the retirement of Clarke and Johnson 40

23 December, 2015 11:38 AM Yuvraj is a crowdpuller like McEnroe: Kapil

Former India captain Kapil Dev today lauded Yuvraj Singh’s inclusion in the Indian T20 team terming him as a “crowdpuller like John McEnroe”. The 34-year-old made a comeback into T20 team for Australia series after a good outing at the Vijay Hazare Trophy. “Yuvraj Singh is an exciting cricketer. He is a genuine crowdpuller. Just like you wanted to see John McEnroe 34

6 December, 2015 12:14 AM A soccer legend’s day out

Peter Shilton surprised at his popularity in Kerala : Peter Shilton left Kozhikode a happy man on Saturday morning. The legendary goalkeeper, who played in three football World Cups for England, admitted he did not imagine he would be so popular in Kerala. “I received so many bouquets here and I wish could carry them back home,” Shilton, who was here as the chief 18

24 November, 2015 12:37 PM Diego Maradona doing well after surgery, says his doctor

The 55-year-old was released from Maracaibo's Falcon Clinic two days after surgery and, constantly accompanied by a nutritionist, has had a daily diet based on proteins. Caracas: Former Argentine football superstar Diego Maradona has lost over five kilos and his progress has been "satisfactory", said Colombian surgeon Carlos Felipe Chaux, who operated 16

17 November, 2015 9:38 AM Diego Maradona undergoes second gastric bypass surgery

Maracaibo (Venezuela), Nov 17: Football legend Diego Maradona underwent a second gastric bypass operation here after his doctor warned that the 55-year-old is 75 kg over his ideal weight. Maradona had his first gastric bypass 10 years ago, but has since gained weight and developed complications.(Also Read: There won’t be another like me or Maradona 16

13 October, 2015 4:22 AM Strengthen Base to Improve Soccer Standard, Am Prepared to Help: Pele Tells India

Pele said Indian players and coaches need foreign exposure to lift the standard of football in the country. Kolkata: Football king Pele on Monday asked India to strengthen the health of the game at the grassroots, arrange more foreign exposure for coaches and players to lift the poor standards and said he would be glad to help out. "You have to start 24