Year in Review 2020: National Sports Day, MS Dhoni, Kevin Pietersen, Naomi Osaka among Firstpost Sports' best pieces this year
Over the course of 2020, the sports journalists of Firstpost filed quite a few important stories and we think it's worth the time to revisit them. Here's the list of Firstpost’s best pieces of 2020.
Year ender 2020: From Pranab Mukherjee, Sushant Singh Rajput to Diego Maradona, prominent personalities who passed away this year
From politicians to sportspersons, authors, musicians and actors, the year 2020 saw some of the biggest stars departing the world.
2020 has been something that everyone would want to forget except it has been an unforgettable year. We look at some of the memorable quotes from the last 12 months.
What will you think of when you think of 2020? How will you remember sport in a year defined by the pandemic? Here are 20 moments — captured in images and videos — that encapsulate sport in a year like no other:
NBA legend Kobe Bryant had been flying with his 13-year-old daughter Gianna in a helicopter when it crashed, killing them and seven others in January.
Multiple legendary sporting personalities passed away in 2020. We look at their legacy in individual sports.
The 48-page lawsuit filed by Sofia Urbieta Laine, 68, claims Kobe Bryant "promised to take care" of her for life.
Mike Tyson returns to ring, shows glimpses of destructive best in drawn exhibition bout against Roy Jones Jr
Both fighters had impressive moments during a fight that was unofficially ruled a draw by the WBC judges at ringside.
LA Lakers ― a team spearheaded by the second-best player, and the second-best defensive player over the regular season, coached by the fifth-best man manager in the league; and pieced together by the seventh-best GM ― were crowned the best team in the NBA on Monday.
Lakers superstar LeBron James says, the key to closing out the Heat for a first NBA title in a decade on Sunday will be focusing not on lifting the trophy but on winning a single game.
NBA Finals: LeBron James, Anthony Davis domination sparks memories of Shaquille O'Neal-Kobe Bryant era for Lakers
James and Davis combined for 65 points in the Lakers' 124-114 victory over the Heat, which put Los Angeles halfway to victory in the best-of-seven championship series.
After all the drama, all the angst, all the challenges, the NBA Finals await for the Lakers.
The red and white jersey emblazoned with the name Jordan and the number 23 is expected to fetch between $200,000 and $400,000, the auction house said.
Heavy fog may have disoriented pilot in Kobe Bryant helicopter crash, says US' National Transportation Safety Board
The pilot of a helicopter that crashed outside Los Angeles in January, killing basketball great Kobe Bryant, his daughter and all seven others on board, likely became disoriented in the fog, federal investigators said
Dave Chapelle's new special was taken from a show at an outdoor pavilion in Yellow Springs, Ohio, with about 100 attendees on 6 June.
Kobe Bryant's Hall of Fame induction ceremony pushed to 2021 due to coronavirus pandemic, says report
Enshrinement ceremony for Kobe Bryant, Kevin Garnett, Tim Duncan and five others will be delayed until 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic.
A celebrity figure across the globe, Bryant had to be identified by his fingerprints after his body was found in the dirt outside the wreckage of the chopper.
Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven other people were killed 26 January as they flew to a basketball tournament at the Mamba Sports Academy.
“If you have nothing good to say about him, don’t say it today.” Not surprisingly, this comment and versions of it have appeared repeatedly on social media since Rishi Kapoor passed away just days back.
Unlike Vanessa Bryant's lengthy lawsuit, the new identical seven-page cases do not name the dead pilot, Ara Zobayan, or his representative, as a defendant.