Ganguly

  • Sourav Ganguly urges fans to support Atletico de Kolkata in ISL 2 days ago

    Kolkata: Showcasing his football skills, Sourav Ganguly struck three goals from the spot as he urged fans to turn up in huge numbers and support the city's newest team Atletico de Kolkata when the ISL kicks off here on October 12. The former India cricket captain might have left football to...
  • Dismal show by Indian women shooters at the World Championships 4 days ago

    Granada: Indian markswomen's disappointing performance at the World Championship continued as some of the well-known names put up a sorry show on the eighth day of the competition. In the 50m Rifle prone for women, Kuheli Ganguly shot 619.4 to finish a poor 26th while Lajja Goswami and Raj Chaudhary who...
  • Team India peaking at the right time, can defend WC title: Sourav Ganguly September 6, 2014

    Former captain Sourav Ganguly has said that India are peaking at the right time and are currently placed very well for the 2015 World Cup, where they will be looking to defend their title. India hadn't won an ODI series of particular importance since their wins against Australia and West Indies...
  • England's approach to spin bowling flawed: Sourav Ganguly September 1, 2014

    London: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly has said flawed approach to spin bowling and failure to score runs freely are the main factors that are troubling England in the ODIs. As India close in on a series-win in the ODIs, Ganguly feels that the "problems of Alastair Cook and Co. are...
  • Indian Super League set for mega launch August 28, 2014

    Teams owned by Sachin, Salman, Sourav Ganguly add the dash of glamour as they launch the Indian Super League run by IMG Reliance and Star India. ...
  • No effort, no heart, no fight, Team India disappointed: Sourav Ganguly August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Former captains Sunil Gavaskar and Sourav Ganguly have blasted the Indian team and said it was high time for the selectors to take some tough decisions following the embarrassing 3-1 Test series loss to England. Ganguly said the team had shown "no effort, no heart, no fight." "There have...
  • Gavaskar, Ganguly ask selectors to take tough decisions August 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Former captains Sunil Gavaskar and Sourav Ganguly have blasted the Indian team and said it was high time for the selectors to take some tough decisions following the embarrassing 1-3 Test series loss to England. Ganguly said the team had shown "no effort, no heart, no fight." "There have to...
  • WBHRC without a chaiperson since Justice AK Ganguly quit over sexual harassment allegations August 8, 2014

    Kolkata: It has been over six months that the West Bengal Human Rights Commission still does not have a chairperson since Justice AK Ganguly had to quit following sexual harassment allegations. Since January 2014 not a single order has been passed or been made public as per the WBHRC website...
  • 4th Test: Sourav Ganguly questions Varun Aaron's exclusion August 4, 2014

    Kolkata: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly called for inclusion of pacer Varun Aaron keeping in mind the fast nature of the pitch in Manchester - the venue for the fourth Test versus England starting August 7. "Manchester track is the fastest wicket in England. I think Varun Aaron should get a...
  • Varun Aaron should get a chance in the 4th Test, says Sourav Ganguly August 3, 2014

    Kolkata: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly called for inclusion of pacer Varun Aaron keeping in mind the fast nature of the pitch in Manchester - the venue for the fourth Test versus England starting August 7. "Manchester track is the fastest wicket in England. I think Varun Aaron should get a...
  • Sourav Ganguly elected as CAB joint secretary July 27, 2014

    Kolkata: Former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly on Sunday began a new innings as a cricket administrator - with his unanimous election to the joint secretary's post at the Cricket Association of Bengal's 83rd annual general meeting here. Ganguly's advent in a new avatar was welcomed by cricket administrators and the playing...
  • Sourav Ganguly set to be annointed as CAB secretary on Sunday July 26, 2014

    Kolkata: Former India captain will begin a new innings as cricket administrator when he's elected uncontested for the post of joint-secretary of the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) at its 83rd AGM here on Sunday. The CAB AGM would be a mundane affair with 74-year-old cricket administrator Jagmohan Dalmiya taking charge...
  • Justice Ganguly backs Katju's claim of political interference in judiciary July 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Supreme Court judge Justice AK Ganguly has backed Press Council of India Chairman Markandey Katju's claim of alleged political interference in judiciary appointments. Ganguly has criticised the current collegium system of appointing judges. Ganguly said that many eminent judges, who would have otherwise qualified for a post...
  • Sourav Ganguly all set to be elected as CAB's next joint secretary July 17, 2014

    Kolkata: Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly's much-awaited entry into cricket administration will happen on July 27 when he will be elected Cricket Association of Bengal joint secretary in its 83rd Annual General Meeting (AGM). Ganguly will succeed Sujan Mukherjee whose four-year-term is getting over this month while the rest of the...
  • News 360: Gowda presents Rail bduget, 58 new trains, focus on safety July 8, 2014

    In the maiden Railway Budget of the Narendra Modi government, Union Minister DV Sadananda Gowda on Tuesday promised to revamp the railways and cut down on populism. Gowda said the Cabinet has been asked to clear Foreign Direct Investment in railway infrastructure and new projects should be explored through the...
  • 'On the offside, first there is God, then Dada': 20 quotes that prove the cricketing world is overawed by Sourav Ganguly July 8, 2014

    There was a time when the Indian cricket used to play mild, non aggressive cricket, but all of that changed when the 'Prince of Calcutta' Sourav Ganguly, as Geoffrey Boycott fondly calls him, started leading the team. A competitive cricketer and a born leader who is popularly also known as...
  • Happy Birthday Sourav Ganguly: 42 not out July 8, 2014

    Kolkata: Sourav Ganguly, who turned 42 on Monday, chose to keep his birthday a low-key affair, even as a large number of fans and school children gathered outside his Behala residence since morning to greet the former India captain. In fact, Ganguly returned from Singapore early this morning after attending a...
  • Law intern refuses to depose in Justice Ganguly sexual harassment case July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police has told the Home Ministry that it cannot register a case against former Supreme Court judge Justice AK Ganguly who has been accused of sexual harassment. The police say that the complainant in the case has so far refused to record her statement. Justice Ganguly...
  • World Cup 2014: Sourav Ganguly predicts Germany-Netherlands final July 8, 2014

    Former India skipper Sourav Ganguly, who is set to fly off to England for commentary assignments, will miss celebrating his birthday with family at home when he turns 42 on Tuesday but Bengal's favourite son promises to be updated with all the football action. "That's the way it is, can't help,"...
  • ISL Kolkata franchise to unveil team on July 7 June 22, 2014

    Kolkata: They were the first team to unveil Atletico de Kolkata among the eight ISL franchises, and now the newest city outfit is all set to announce the name of their marquee player and manager on July 7. The team partners -- Atletico Madrid -- are finalising the deal with a...
  • IPL Scandal: Sourav Ganguly joins Mudgal committee investigations June 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday joined the investigations of Supreme Court appointed committee headed by Justice (Retd.) Mukul Mudgal to probe into allegations of betting and spot fixing in the sixth edition of IPL. Ganguly specially flew down here to attend the proceedings as the full committee...
  • IPL Scandal: Sourav Ganguly joins Justice Mudgal probe panel June 8, 2014

    Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Sunday joined the Supreme Court-appointed Mudgal committee, which is probing the IPL betting and spot-fixing scandal, as an expert on cricketing affairs. The panel is headed by retd. Justice Mukul Mudgal and includes advocates L. Nageswara Rao, Niloy Dutta and senior IPS officer B.B. Mishra. "We...
  • We haven't yet discussed about the player in our panel: Mudgal May 25, 2014

    The Supreme Court-appointed IPL probe panel headed by retd Justice Mukul Mudgal on Sunday met for the first time to discuss the modalities about their further investigation into the spot-fixing and betting scandal related to the sixth edition of Indian Premier League. "There wasn't any discussion about the reputed cricketer who...
  • ISL: Sourav Ganguly set for football stint May 23, 2014

    The Kolkata franchise of the much-anticipated Indian Super League is co-owned by former India cricket captain Sourav Ganguly. ...
  • Kohli should focus more on batting than captaincy, says Ganguly May 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly feels that Virat Kohli should take it easy while leading the Royal Challengers Bangalore side which in turn would help him focus on his primary duty-- scoring as many runs as possible. Under Kohli's captaincy, RCB have lost six out of the 10 games...
  • Kolkata's ISL franchise christened Atletico de Kolkata May 7, 2014

    Kolkata: The Kolkata franchise of the much-anticipated Indian Super League was on Wednesday christened Atletico de Kolkata, taking a cue from their Spanish co-owners and UEFA Champions League finalist Atletico de Madrid. Owner and CEO of the Champions League finalist Miguel Angel Gil Marin along with his city based co-owners former...
  • Indian Super League may not be answer to India's soccer woes May 5, 2014

    Mumbai: A new franchise-based soccer league with celebrity owners will kick-off in India later this year but not everyone is convinced that it will help lift the country out of the lower echelons of the world game. Spanish club Atletico Madrid, former cricketers Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly as well...
  • ISL: Atletico Madrid boss to unveil Kolkata franchise on May 7 May 4, 2014

    Kolkata: Atletico Madrid team owner and CEO Miguel Angel Gil Marin will unveil the Kolkata franchise's name and jersey for the upcoming Indian Super League here on May 7. Only franchise in the eight-team ISL which has a strategic tie-up with top foreign club, the Kolkata team will also be the...
  • Sourav Ganguly to watch Champions League final in Lisbon May 2, 2014

    Former India cricket captain Sourav Ganguly, who co-owns the Kolkata franchise in the upcoming ISL franchise tournament, would be in Lisbon to strategise about their team with officials of partners Atletico Madrid on the sidelines of the Champions League final against Real Madrid on May 24. Talking about their team building...