World Cup auditions as good as over

World Cup auditions as good as over

Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli during the team’s Australia tour pre-departure press conference at the BCCI headquarters in Mumbai. (Source: PTI) Something momentous has been promised by Virat Kohli and Ravi Shastri — that they won’t chop and change anymore until the world cup. It’s against their grain, but starting with the T20 against Australia […]

When South Korea almost broke the medal drought for Asia

When South Korea almost broke the medal drought for Asia

Feature 58   //    20 Nov 2018, 17:00 IST SHARE Share Options × Facebook Twitter Flipboard Reddit Google+ Email Before the FIH World Cup 2018, the one time the men’s edition had the largest number of participants, it came in 2002, when Malaysia hosted the World Cup after 27 long years. 16 teams participated in […]

Q&A: Can Ireland win the World Cup?

Q&A: Can Ireland win the World Cup?

Joe Schmidt issues instructions during Ireland squad training at Carton House Q&A: Can Ireland win the World Cup? Independent.ie IRELAND have scooped their third Six Nations Grand Slam, beaten Australia in a Test series Down Under and toppled New Zealand for the first time in Dublin – all this year. https://www.independent.ie/sport/rugby/international-rugby/qa-can-ireland-win-the-world-cup-37548340.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article37548324.ece/3fb1d/AUTOCROP/h342/Joe%20Schmidt.jpg Email IRELAND have […]

How is Qatar building up to the World Cup?

How is Qatar building up to the World Cup?

It began almost a decade ago as the most unfeasible bid ever to host a World Cup: an outlandish proposal for “air-cooled” stadiums in the desert summer heat of a tiny, obscure-seeming Arab emirate with one city, Doha, populated by just 300,000 citizens. Qatar is though, the richest per capita state on earth, and on […]