Mar 2, 2002

A tale of two giants

NIRMAL SHEKAR THE longer the time you have spent in the business of sport, the deeper your mistrust of any sort of exercise that seeks to ...

Briefing

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A tale of two giants

NIRMAL SHEKAR THE longer the time you have spent in the business of sport, the deeper your mistrust of any sort of exercise that seeks to ...

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Gambhir takes the spotlight

SANJAY RAJAN IT is not yet day, but it is no longer night in the cricketing life of Gautam Gambhir, the 20-year-old left-hander from ...

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A sacking & a retention

THE sacking of Steve Waugh as Australia's one-day captain and the retention of Sourav Ganguly as India's skipper for the Tests as well as the ...

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The luckiest man in Indian cricket

I wouldn't grudge Sourav Ganguly his luck, you shouldn't grudge anyone his, but I would be very keen to know if he realises that he is ...

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A shocking dismissal

THE business of a leader is to turn weakness into strength. This quality will come from experience and of course your inbuilt talent to provide ...

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The risk that is Ricky Ponting

ROHIT BRIJNATH VICTORY is built on risk, triumph on gambles, success on chance. But equally, so is defeat. One big hit turns into a ...

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An international treasure

TED CORBETT BILL LAWRY, the Australian dour left-handed opening batsman, their captain for 25 Tests, and now the high-pitched voice of ...

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'On the road again'

"ON the road again" is the title of a popular number from some years ago and it might as well be the theme song of the Indian Davis Cup team.

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The Bryan brothers band is a hot one

KALYAN ASHOK THEY belted out winners when they were on court and off it they played hard rock. Welcome to the world of Bryan twins, Bob ...

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Sasikiran proves his worth

RAKESH RAO A SEDATE start, a hiccup in the middle and a strong finish. That was how K. Sasikiran went about his campaign to regain the ...

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Tamil Nadu men, Railway women take the honours

M. C. RAMAN IT was like a return league. Testing the skills of the same teams that had just competed in a major event. In the last week ...

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A welcome revival

KAMESH SRINIVASAN THE international editions of the annual YMCA boxing championship had played a significant role in improving the ...

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Dingko is back & winning

KAMESH SRINIVASAN THE return of Asian Games gold medallist Dingko Singh to the ring was the biggest positive aspect in the 48th edition ...

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From the publishers of THE HINDU

The Steve Waugh sacking Sir, - The Australians are well known for their ruthless attitude, on and off the cricketing arena. Now, the ...

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The Euro draw

WITH the World Cup finals still to be played, we already know who will play whom in the forthcoming European championship. Is it all just too ...

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Ricky Ponting