Soumitra Bose has three decades of experience in sports journalism in topline media houses. He has managed sports content across print, broadcast and digital platforms.
Articles by Soumitra Bose
By Soumitra Bose | New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 13, 2019 02:05 PM IST
If the beautiful game is all about steel, style and vision, football is slowly and surely getting a toehold in the mining town of Zawar, about 40 kilometres south of the lake city of Udaipur
UPDATED ON FEB 19, 2019 09:19 AM IST
The standing ovations and the longest cheers were reserved for recently-retired Alpine skier Lindsey Vonn, football manager Arsene Wenger and Indian NGO Yuwa for winning the Laureus Sport for Good Award for empowering women in Jharkhand through soccer.
By Soumitra Bose | Hindustan Times, Monaco
UPDATED ON FEB 18, 2019 07:17 PM IST
Vinesh Phogat is the first individual Indian athlete to be nominated for a major category in the Laureus awards.
UPDATED ON FEB 17, 2019 11:13 PM IST
Ex-Arsenal coach said making careers of players was one of his three visions as a football manager
UPDATED ON FEB 17, 2019 11:05 PM IST
The Jharkhand-based NGO that was awarded the Laureus Sport for Good award 2019 has been changing lives of young women through football.
By Soumitra Bose | Doha
PUBLISHED ON DEC 16, 2018 05:07 PM IST
Speaking on the sidelines of the Lusail Stadium design launch event in Doha on Saturday, Xavi Hernandez said his former Barcelona teammate should win the award “every time”.
UPDATED ON OCT 03, 2018 01:17 PM IST
Salman Khurshid, India’s former External Affairs Minister, turned up as an “expert” witness and was cross-examined by PCB’s British lawyers. The hearing is being held under UK laws.
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2018 08:01 PM IST
Bihar’s inability to fall in line with the BCCI may hurt the state’s dreams of remaining in mainstream cricket after more than a decade in oblivion.
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2018 01:26 PM IST
Former External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid is expected to explain to the three-member ICC panel the role the Union government plays in clearing a cricket series between the arch-rivals.
UPDATED ON SEP 30, 2018 09:07 PM IST
Former BCCI presidents N Srinivasan and Anurag Thakur have refused to turn up as witnesses at the ICC disputes resolution committee hearing.
By Soumitra Bose | New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 10, 2018 11:01 AM IST
The fact that more than 170 hearings had failed to resolve the critical issues pertaining to members voting rights, tenure and powers of officials led to enormous amount of scepticism.
UPDATED ON AUG 07, 2018 05:32 PM IST
The first 10-over-per-side format was played in December last year at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium and this year, it was granted approval by the International Cricket Council (ICC).
UPDATED ON AUG 02, 2018 12:18 PM IST
Anurag Thakur was removed as the president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India on January 2, 2017. The Supreme Court also removed Ajay Shirke as BCCI secretary for failing to implement the reforms suggested by the RM Lodha panel
UPDATED ON JUN 02, 2018 01:14 PM IST
On the basis of an Al Jazeera documentary, the ICC has launched a probe into allegations of spot-fixing and pitch doctoring in Test matches featuring India and Australia in Sri Lanka
UPDATED ON MAY 27, 2018 12:28 PM IST
Three Test matches featuring the Indian cricket team were influenced by bookmakers, claims the Al Jazeera documentary titled ‘Cricket’s Match-Fixers’
By Sanjjeev K Samyal & Soumitra Bose | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 31, 2018 08:41 AM IST
BCCI’s rights for the 2018-2023 cycle will be e-auctioned next week. STAR and SONY want separate rights fee for matches featuring non-Indian teams
UPDATED ON JAN 29, 2018 11:00 AM IST
The sixth status report of the BCCI’s Committee of Administrators on the implementation of the Lodha committee reforms will come up for hearing in Supreme Court on Monday.
UPDATED ON JAN 28, 2018 03:39 PM IST
BCCI CEO Rahul Johri has filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court alleging how the cricket Board’s treasurer Anirudh Chaudhry threatened to ‘finish off’ its CFO Santosh Rangnekar
By Soumya Bhattacharya & Soumitra Bose | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 13, 2018 11:01 AM IST
Sachin Tendulkar said that the Centurion Test against South Africa will show how well the Indian cricket team can play under pressure. India are down 1-0 in the three-Test series
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2018 10:07 AM IST
BCCI’s continuous effort to wear down Cricket Association of Bihar secretary Aditya Verma was snubbed by the Supreme Court.
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2018 09:17 PM IST
Bihar’s loss was Jharkhand’s gain as the state’s cricketers lost out once the BCCI changed its policies
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2018 03:50 PM IST
The Supreme Court has directed the BCCI to allow Bihar to play Ranji Trophy and other domestic cricket tournaments.
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2018 11:28 AM IST
Neeraj Kumar may be retired from BCCI’s Anti-Corruption Unit before May 31 this year because he had brought “disrepute” to the national cricket body by levelling charges against CEO Rahul Johri.
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2018 02:35 PM IST
The presence of Hardik Pandya gives India an extra edge in South Africa, says Sachin Tendulkar. The Baroda all-rounder is the trump card in Virat Kohli’s Indian cricket team, he adds
UPDATED ON DEC 29, 2017 10:35 AM IST
Sachin Tendulkar is urging the HRD and sports ministries to make sports a mandatory subject in schools. The cricket legend has produced a booklet of former sports heroes of India to inspire the future generation. An exclusive interaction
By Soumitra Bose | Hindustan TImes, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2017 09:00 AM IST
Sachin Tendulkar had come well prepared for his maiden speech in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday. The cricket icon wanted to emphasise how the economy was bearing the brunt of an unfit India.
UPDATED ON DEC 22, 2017 10:19 AM IST
The BCCI is retiring its Anti-Corruption Unit chief Neeraj Kumar and anti-doping unit veteran Vece Paes but its administrators have not been transparent in some cases
UPDATED ON DEC 07, 2017 09:08 AM IST
Maharashtra Cricket Association’s managing committee decided to fall in line with the Justice RM Lodha panel recommendations which were approved by the Supreme Court in July last year
PUBLISHED ON DEC 04, 2017 08:43 PM IST
The Committee of Administrators appointed by the Supreme Court have incorporated most of the Lodha panel recommendations in drawing up the new BCCI constitution.
UPDATED ON NOV 10, 2017 10:55 AM IST
Ravi Shastri has come to the rescue of MS Dhoni, the former captain whose position in the Indian cricket team is under a scanner after struggling in the Rajkot Twenty20 International against New Zealand.