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  • Josimar Martins heads Mumbai FC's equaliser in drab contest

    When the visiting team is the defending champion and the home team has won three on the trot, you can only expect fireworks when they come face-to-face.

    Wednesday, 4 March 2015 - 6:35am
  • Mumbai Football District Association dashes letter to civic chief

    Honorary secretary of the Mumbai District Football Association (MDFA) U Banerjee dashed off a letter to BMC commissioner Sitaram Kunte after the civic body gave Reliance Communications the go-ahead to construct a network tower at St Xavier's Ground in Parel.

    Wednesday, 25 February 2015 - 5:50am
  • Mumbai women are champs of Maharashtra

    At a time when everyone's talking about the Indian Super League (ISL) and the I-League returning to Mumbai after five years, the women's team of the city have sent out a gentle reminder that they too want to be counted. They retained the Maharashtra inter-district football crown by beating...

    Thursday, 12 February 2015 - 6:15am
  • Big surprise: Mumbai maidans put their money on South Africa

    Anil Dias speaks to young players in city's 'cricket nurseries' and finds out that Men in Blue are no longer their favourites this World Cup

    Friday, 6 February 2015 - 5:25am
  • Olympic medal at 41 is para shuttler Anand Kumar's dream

    Diagnosed with polio in right leg and hand, life has not been too easy for this star who has sets his eyes on 2020 Paralympic

    Thursday, 5 February 2015 - 5:50am
  • Mumbai FC looking for home comfort

    The I-league 2015 season has been three-rounds old and Mumbai FC are languishing at the bottom of the table with all three losses. But coach Khalid Jamil hopes that the only team in I-League from Mumbai will do well when playing at home.

    Wednesday, 4 February 2015 - 6:25am
  • Tragedy strikes Games as netball player drowns

    Tragedy struck the 35th National Games on Monday when a netball player from Maharashtra drowned while posing for a picture at the Shankumugham Beach in Thiruvananthapuram.

    Tuesday, 3 February 2015 - 6:10am
  • Indian Derby: Be Safe, be happy

    It had been five years since champion filly Jacqueline did justice to her 'favourite' tag by winning the Indian Derby. Often regarded as the graveyard of the public choice, the richest race on the Indian racing calendar has broken the hearts of many a jockey, trainer and owner.

    Monday, 2 February 2015 - 7:06am
  • Kamran Ansari, Mumbai's sole hope at U-17 World Cup

    With India winning the bid to host the FIFA Under-17 World Cup in 2017, it seems likely that the the DY Patil Stadium in Mumbai will get to host a match. The AIFF have been quick in to have shortlisted 45 kids from the country to make the perfect squad. But what many don't know is that there is...

    Sunday, 1 February 2015 - 5:15am
  • There, but not actually there

    Indian duo of Jaisha and Lalita Babbar qualify for Beijing World Championships in marathon but coach says they will not run in the event; instead participate in their pet events

    Monday, 19 January 2015 - 7:00am