Sports Archive

Meet the new star of IPL 2017 – T Natarajan of Salem

Chennai,Feb 21(tamilnaducentral): T Natarajan of humble background from a  village in Salem district has hit it big in IPL auction 2017, emerging as the highest paid Indian. Thangarasu Natarajan was in for a huge surprise when his base price of Rs  ten lakh made a quantum leap to touch Rs 3 crore and was bought

P V Sindhu makes Chennai proud

Chennai, Jan 14 (tamilnaducentral): Rio Olympics silver medallist P V Sindhu playing for Chennai Smashers in the Premier Badminton League beat Saina Nehwal to take the team to the final. The team is owned by Vijaya Prabhakaran, son of Vijayakanth. For the first time, Chennai Smashers is entering the final. It will take on  Mumbai

Tollywood wins Celebrity Badminton League

Chennai, Nov 13 (tamilnaducentral): India’s first Celebrity Badminton League (CBL) – Season 1 finals was played at Malaysia today in Stadium Badminton Cheras, KL. CBL Season 1 had four celebrity teams representing Tollywood- Tollywood Thunders, Mollywood-Kerala Royals, Kollywood-Chennai Rockers and Sandalwood- Karnataka Alps. All the team owners along with the film stars participated with great enthusiasm

Will Chennai be lucky for Chennaiyin FC?

Chennai, Oct 13 (tamilnaducentral): Will Chennai’s Jawaharlal Nehru stadium be lucky for Chennayin FC?. The match starts at 7 PM and can be seen on Vijay TV. It is not that the two teams are at the top of the table. Both of them are at the lowest end. Today’s match would decide if FORCA

Celebrity Badminton League gets going in full momentum

Chennai,Sep 17(tamilnaducentral): The Celebrity Badminton League which has been creating a positive buzz among the sports, media and entertainment fraternity is all set for an official launch of Season 1 on 17th Saturday in Chennai. The league consisting representations from all the four southern states namely Kollywood, Sandalwood, Mollywood and Tollywood is gaining momentum as

TNPL Points Table 2016 (latest)

Chennai,Sep14(tamilnaducentral): In the Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL) 2016 matches that are currently underway, Chepauk Super Gillies and Dindigul Dragons are on top of the Points Table with 10 each. The second slot is occupied by three teams- Albert TUTI Patriots, Lyca Kovai Kings and VB Thiruvallur Veerans,having scored eight points each. The TNPL 2016

Watch Thangavelu Mariappan leap to history at Rio Paralympics

Chennai, Sep 11 (tamilnaducentral): Thangavelu Mariappan of Periyavadagampatti village in Salem district scripted history on Friday night by clinching a gold medal in the men’s high jump T-42 event at the Rio Paralympics, a first-ever for the country.T-42 is a disability classification in the sport for differently-abled track-and-field athletes with single ‘above the knee’ amputations or