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newssports2 days ago

IOC shortlists Brisbane for hosting 2032 Olympic Games

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has shortlisted Brisbane to host the 2032 Olympic Games, in their Executive Board Meeting, even though nothing has been finalised yet. India was among the many countries to have shown interest in hosting the 2032 edition of the multi-sports event.
SportsCafe Desk
featuresports4 days ago

Truthful Tuesday | Football’s laws are the problem, not the VAR and definitely not the referees

It would bound to happen. You keep hitting a pinata, it’s bound to break. You keep shaking a bottle of soda and eventually, it’s bound to explode. You keep abusing referees and one day, they’re bound to react. That’s exactly what happened and it culminated in Darren Drysdale reacting.
Siddhant Lazar
featuresports7 days ago

Satire Saturday | Football’s remorseless schedule has cemented the records of yesteryear

*Entertaining theme song, that you love the first time you hear it and then for the next thirty episodes you binge-watch before hating it with every bone in your body, plays as a man walks out. He’s dressed in an all-pink suit with a weird mask on his face and the spotlight is all over him.
SportsCafe Desk
featuresports18 days ago

Truthful Tuesday | False nine has changed football as we know it and not for the better

It started with Nándor Hidegkuti as England were humiliated by a mighty and marvellous Hungarian side at Wembley. The scoreline was written into history and has never ever been forgotten by anyone that has anything to do with football. But it is far from over and it has certainly changed the sport.
Siddhant Lazar
featuresports23 days ago

Throwback Thursday | Eden Hazard’s glorious strike cashes out Leicester City’s 5000/1 bet

Moments transcends everything in sport and nothing defines that more than football especially the good ones. Welcome to 'Throwback Thursday' where we take a look at a moment in time, and this week, we look at the 2015/16 Premier League season and a goal that Leicester City fans will never forget.
Siddhant Lazar
featuresportsa month ago

What If Wednesday | What if Gareth Bale had never signed for Real Madrid in summer of 2013

It’s the 2013 summer transfer window and Barcelona had signed Neymar for a club record fee which forced Real Madrid’s hand into splurging €100 million on Gareth Bale. The Welshman’s arrival has since polarised Spain like no other mega-move the Los Blancos had made. But what if he never arrived?
Siddhant Lazar
featuresportsa month ago

Throwback Thursday | Ice-cold Shakib and Mahmudullah pull off remarkable Champions Trophy Heist

Welcome to the series where we present you a moment, a game in history that has shaped the way the sport has been played, in our weekly segment ‘Throwback Thursday.' This week, we revisit arguably the greatest night in Bangladesh history, where the Tigers marched into the semi-finals of CT 2017.
Anirudh Suresh
featuresportsa month ago

What if Wednesday | What if Michael Clarke dropped Sangakkara to deny Nathan Lyon his first wicket

On his first-ever ball in Test cricket, Nathan Lyon dismissed the great Kumar Sangakkara, something which was rendered possible by Michael Clarke, who took a blinder at first slip. Lyon has since gone on to play 100 Test matches, but what if Clarke had spilled the chance that morning in Galle?
Anirudh Suresh
featuresportsa month ago

Overreaction Monday ft Mesut Ozil’s legacy, Players celebrating and Bruno Fernandes’ actual contributions

Overthinking and over-reacting to situations is the human way but when it comes to football something clicks in a person that makes things comical, ludicrous and rarely sensible. That being said, after a jam-packed weekend of empty stadiums in Europe, there were bound to be a few hare-brained ideas.
SportsCafe Desk
featuresportsa month ago

The Good, Bad and Ugly ft Marcus Rashford’s good fight, Racism across sport and Mohammed Azharuddeen’s scintillating knock

Another week goes by and we’re eighteen days into 2021 which has left us a lot to talk about in this week’s edition of ‘Good, Bad and Ugly’. From Marcus Rashford’s continued fight to feed children to irresponsible WSL players to continued racism across sport but the world keeps spinning.
SportsCafe Desk