Sachin

  • Sachin Tendulkar buys Nadal-starring Mumbai franchise of ITPL 15-04-2014 04:03 PM

    After buying the Kochi franchise in Indian Super League (ISL) football, legendary Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar has now turned his attention to the IPTL (International Tennis Premier League), with reports suggesting that Tendulkar has bought the Mumbai franchise of the tennis league as well. According to reports in SportsKeeda, Tendulkar...
  • IPL 7: Sachin Tendulkar monitors Mumbai Indians ahead of opener 15-04-2014 02:53 PM

    Abu Dhabi: The Mumbai Indians (MI) players were buoyed by the presence of Sachin Tendulkar, who joined the team's training session on Tuesday as the high-profile franchise start their Indian Premier League title defence against Kolkata Knight Riders on Wednesday. The MI players were overjoyed as Tendulkar, who reached late...
  • I will have to teach Sachin football, says Ganguly 14-04-2014 09:18 PM

    Kolkata: They are rated as the best opening batting combination in the history of one-day cricket. But having served India together for years, Sourav Ganguly and Sachin Tendulkar now find themselves on the opposite sides of the Indian Super League. However, Ganguly on Monday said on a lighter note that...
  • Indian Super League: Big boost for Indian football 14-04-2014 10:41 AM

    The ISL could be a shot in the arm for Indian football - providing it the chance to grow in an IPL-style, franchise-based environment. ...
  • Can Indian Super League revive the sorry state of Indian football? 14-04-2014 09:34 AM

    Seeking to revolutionise football in the country, organisers of the much-anticipated Indian Super League (ISL) unveiled the eight franchises on Sunday, with cricket legends, Bollywood stars and industrialists winning the bids for owning the franchises. The forthcoming two-month tournament marks a latest attempt to popularise football. Cricket legends Sachin Tendulkar...
  • Indian Super League: Know the eight franchise owners 13-04-2014 08:38 PM

    Mumbai: Two former cricket captains, Bollywood stars and some of the top Indian businessmen Sunday bagged the franchise rights for the eight-city inaugural Indian Super League (ISL) football tournament that will be played during September-November. Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Guwahati, Kochi, Pune and Goa are the eight cities which were...
  • Football fraternity hails presence of big names in ISL 13-04-2014 07:01 PM

    New Delhi/Kolkata: The football fraternity on Sunday hailed the coming in of business houses and leading personalities from cricket and entertainment industry in the high-profile Indian Super League after the organisers announced the eight franchises winners. The bid winners of the eight franchises of the league, which is scheduled to...
  • ISL will change Indian football for good, say stakeholders 13-04-2014 05:12 PM

    Mumbai: The 'sleeping giant' of world football has finally woken up with the advent of Indian Super League and organisers, stakeholders associated with the much-anticipated event expressed confidence that this will change Indian football for good. Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly were among the host of high-profile winning bidders as...
  • ISL a great platform for youngsters: Sachin Tendulkar 13-04-2014 04:33 PM

    Mumbai: India's cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar, who on Sunday became a joint owner of a new football team from Kochi, feels that the inaugural Indian Super League (ISL) will be a great platform for young Indian footballers. Tendulkar, a motorsports fan, and PVP Ventures, which owns Indian Badminton League (IBL)...
  • Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly win bids for Indian Super League football franchises 13-04-2014 02:14 PM

    Batting legends Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly were among the host of high-profile winning bidders as the organisers of the much-anticipated Indian Super League unveiled the eight franchises for the event. The bid winners for the eight franchises of the league, which is scheduled to be held in September-November, were...
  • Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly in line for ISL franchises 12-04-2014 09:52 PM

    New Delhi: The names of former cricket captains Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly and Bollywood stars Ranbir Kapoor and Salman Khan were doing the rounds as probable owners as the much awaited franchise line-up of the Indian Super League (ISL) football tournament is all set to be announced on Sunday....
  • Having Sachin Tendulkar around will be great: MI coach John Wright 12-04-2014 11:19 AM

    Abu Dhabi: Mumbai Indians coach John Wright said the batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar's presence as an 'icon' will be a great boost for the team in the IPL 7. "Sachin is a big part of our franchise and should be here. It will be great to see him again and...
  • Looking forward to spending time with Tendulkar during IPL: Hussey 11-04-2014 10:11 AM

    Twenty20 might be a young man's game but for the 38-year-old Michael Hussey it is an easy ride. The former Australian batsman, who will turn 39, next month, is looking forward for another stint at the Indian Premier League seventh edition. After spending six years at the Chennai Super Kings...
  • Kerala football fans want Sachin Tendulkar to bid for Kochi in ISL 10-04-2014 06:22 PM

    New Delhi Sachin Tendulkar has mesmerised millions of cricket fans during his 24-year-long illustrious international career and the Indian batting legend has now become the source of hope for some young sports enthusiasts, this time from football, in Kerala. A group of 16 young football fans, under the banner of...
  • BJP provokes sentiments for soliciting votes: Sachin Pilot 09-04-2014 11:38 PM

    Rajasthan Congress on Wednesday accused BJP of provoking sentiments of people for soliciting votes in elections. Addressing a public meeting in Ajmer, Rajasthan PCC president Sachin Pilot said that BJP seeks votes in the name of temple but when it comes to power, they get away from such issues. Pilot,...
  • Sachin Tendulkar named Mumbai Indians 'ICON' 09-04-2014 06:11 PM

    Mumbai: Defending champions Mumbai Indians on Wednesday named batting great Sachin Tendulkar as their 'ICON' ahead of the seventh Indian Premier League beginning in the UAE on April 16. "We are very happy to have Sachin as the Mumbai Indians ICON. I am sure the youngsters in the team will...
  • Sachin Tendulkar's farewell-Test image Wisden-MCC Photo of the Year 09-04-2014 03:28 PM

    The image was taken by Mid-Day photographer Atul Kamble as Sachin Tendulkar reached the staircase to walk out for his last innings at the Wankhede Stadium in November 2013. ...
  • Sachin Tendulkar on the cover of 2014 Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 09-04-2014 01:27 PM

    "Sport's pleasure resides in meaning so much to so many, while being essentially meaningless itself...Tendulkar came closer than anyone to making sense of it," the Almanack's editor Lawrence Booth wrote in the 2014 edition that has Sachin Tendulkar on its cover. ...
  • Varun Dhawan, Amitabh Bachchan and others rally behind a heartbroken Yuvraj Singh 08-04-2014 03:31 PM

    New Delhi: As Yuvraj Singh faces public ire for his poor showing in the lost World T20 finals against Sri Lanka, many of his fans and Bollywood have rallied behind the beleaguered batsman. Yuvraj's 21-ball 11 sucked the momentum out of India's innings on Sunday and some unruly fans pelted...
  • Yuvraj can be criticised, but not crucified: Tendulkar 07-04-2014 09:18 PM

    New Delhi: Sachin Tendulkar on Monday stood firmly behind a beleagured Yuvraj Singh, saying that the talented left-hander "is down but far from being out" and backed him to make it to the 2015 World Cup squad. Tendulkar, who has always been a mentor to Yuvraj had soothing took to...
  • News 360: Huge turnout on first poll phase in Assam, Tripura 07-04-2014 08:15 PM

    An estimated 72 per cent of the 64.4 lakh voters exercised their franchise peacefully in five Lok Sabha constituencies in Assam sealing the electoral fate of 51 contestants, including two union ministers in the first phase. ...
  • Power hungry BJP won't work for the poor, says Sachin Pilot 05-04-2014 06:28 PM

    Riding high on poll campaign trail, Congress candidate from Jaipur Rural CP Joshi along with Rajasthan PCC chief Sachin Pilot today addressed an election rally at Viratnagar area in Jaipur district of Rajasthan. He campaigned for senior leader CP Joshi who is contesting Lok Sabha polls fromJaipur( Rural) . "This...
  • BJP's mission is to only come to power, not to work for the poor, says Sachin Pilot 05-04-2014 05:00 PM

    Weeks ahead of Lok Sabha polls, Congress candidate from Jaipur Rural CP Joshi along with PCC chief Sachin Pilot today addressed an election rally at Viratnagar area in Jaipur district of Rajasthan. During the rally, CP Joshi said that we are here to briing a change in the lives of...
  • Brett Lee, Pietersen, Murali confirmed for Lord's Bicentenary 04-04-2014 07:04 PM

    London: Retired Australian speedster Brett Lee has become the latest player to be named in the Sachin Tendulkar-led Marylebone Cricket Club XI which will take on Rest of the World XI in a Lord's Bicentenary celebration match on July 5. English swashbuckler Kevin Pietersen and Sri Lankan spin legend Muttiah...
  • Bahrain honoured to have Tendulkar for F1 night race 04-04-2014 01:51 PM

    Sakhir: Cricket may not be a popular sport in Bahrain but the small Gulf nation is honoured to have batting legend Sachin Tendulkar for its first Formula One night race this weekend. The government-backed Bahrain Circuit (BIC) has confirmed that motorsports enthusiast Tendulkar will watch the race on Sunday. It...
  • Rajasthan tracker: BJP to win 21-25 seats, Cong routed, may get 0-2 03-04-2014 09:50 PM

    The ruling BJP is projected to sweep Rajasthan in the Lok Sabha elections. According to CNN-IBN-CSDS-Lokniti-The Week election tracker and seat projections by Chennai Mathematical Institute Director Rajeeva Karandikar, the BJP is likely to win 21-25 seats in the states. The opposition Congress may get 0-2 seats and the others...
  • LS polls: Complaint filed against Tendulkar's Gir sanctuary tour 02-04-2014 10:15 PM

    Junagadh: A complaint was filed before the Election Commission on Wednesday, seeking action against forest officials alleging breach of the Model Code of Conduct, after they accompanied cricketer Sachin Tendulkar during his recent visit to the Gir lion sanctuary in Gujarat. The Right to Information (RTI) Activists' Association of Junagadh...
  • Kapil Sharma's birthday wish: Hosting Sachin Tendulkar on his show 02-04-2014 05:04 PM

    Mumbai: Stand-up comedian Kapil Sharma turned 32 on Wednesday and said his wish is to host cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar on his popular show 'Comedy Nights with Kapil', which has so far featured big names like Hindi film superstars Shah Rukh Khan and Hrithik Roshan and badminton ace Jawala Gutta....
  • This day, three years back, India won their second World Cup 02-04-2014 03:39 PM

    This day, three summers back, India joined Australia and West Indies to become only the third team to win the coveted ICC World Cup twice. It was April 2, 2011, when a six from skipper MS Dhoni fulfilled the dream of a nation and that man Sachin Tendulkar. India first...