TCN News Students from Rahmani30, a manifestation of Rahmani Program of Excellence, have once again demonstrated an exceptional performance in the Olympiad and the Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) – the international and national talent search examination. In year 2015, 95 and in 2016, 61 students qualified whereas this yearRead More →

Tim Harcourt, UNSW In this series we’re looking at how the economics of sports is doing away with hunches and intuition. Using data and research to evaluate players, strategies and even leagues. If you look closely at your favourite sport nowadays, it’s hard to miss the influence of economics. It’sRead More →

Where was field hockey invented? There are many ancient games that feature the use of a ball and the stick shaped element but for many people, field hockey was originated in Egypt. Certain Egyptian tombs depict pictures of games similar to hockey which date from 4000 years ago. Where was fieldRead More →

(Reuters) – Twenty-three time grand slam champion Serena Williams will play her first match since the birth of her daughter when she faces off against French Open winner Jelena Ostapenko at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi next week. The match with be the 36-year-old Williams’ first in almost a year asRead More →

Akash Sarkar in Mumbai MSK Prasad, India’s chairman of selectors, ended all speculations about Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s place in the limited-overs side. Prasad, on Saturday (December 23), acknowledged Dhoni will be the preferred wicketkeeper in the 2019 World Cup and only after that the other wicketkeepers in the country will be given opportunities.Read More →

Rex Clementine  With only 18 months remaining for cricket’s showpiece event – the ICC Cricket World Cup in England and Wales – Sri Lanka’s ODI cricket is set for a complete overhaul. New head coach Chandika Hathurusingha, who assumed duties earlier this week, has presented Sri Lanka Cricket a blueprintRead More →

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced the appointment of former India wicketkeeper Saba Karim as the General Manager, Cricket Operations of the board. Karim will start off as the GM from January 1, 2018. The General Manager’s post had been left vacant after the resignation ofRead More →