Oct 8, 2005

Swedes slick on wet grass

KAMESH SRINIVASAN THE conditions were not good, but Sweden, easily the better of the two teams in the ...

Briefing

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Anastasia is top of the pops after Sania no show

AMITABHA DAS SHARMA THE label said a lot about the content. The Sunfeast Open was an appropriate name for ...

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Self-belief is her asset

The Sunfeast Open title is a bit special to Myskina as it has helped her get back to winning rhythm. AMITABHA DAS SHARMA ...

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Fergie and the farce

HISTORY repeats itself, wrote Karl Marx, the first time as tragedy, the second as farce. I cannot imagine such a thought passing through the ...

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Lanka sympathises with Bangladesh

REX CLEMENTINE BANGLADESH'S disastrous tour of Sri Lanka came to an end with another humiliating defeat by an innings and 69 runs in the ...

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The week Indian cricket mourned

It's the man-management aspect that the coach and the captain have to tackle. And when they can't manage each other, how do you expect them to ...

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A win amidst turmoil

S. RAM MAHESH THE celebrations were subdued, the grins less toothy and the struts not as pronounced.

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The Magnificent Magyar

Victor Barna's remarkable record of 22 World titles speaks volumes of the great player. Not only that, he brought grace, flair and dignity to ...

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Holding his head high

S. RAM MAHESH TATENDA TAIBU has had a full life. And he's only 22. Thrown into a morass, which would have ...

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Patchy patch-up -- will it last?

Chappell is his own man. As is Ganguly. The cricketing town is not big enough for both. Which is why the patch-up seems as if it's held ...

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When anarchy reigned supreme

IN August, cricket witnessed the mother of all draws in Manchester. A no-result achieved off the very last ball of the third Ashes Test match ...

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A tribute to Tirkey

Olympic Captain: Dilip Tirkey by K. Arumugam; Field Hockey Publications; 13/330, DDA Flats, Madangir, New Delhi 110062; Rs. 120.

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Malay magic in Kolkata

AMITABHA DAS SHARMA WITH its bigger cousin, tennis, having already produced icons in India, squash is ...

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Boxing lives as boxers die

ROHIT BRIJNATH Who killed Davey Moore, Why an' what's the reason for? "Not I," says the referee, "Don't ...

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Three in four for Sony and a bang for Wang

V. V. SUBRAHMANYAM SONY DWI KUNCORO of Indonesia created history in Hyderabad recently by becoming the ...

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Anastasia is top of the pops after Sania no show

AMITABHA DAS SHARMA THE label said a lot about the content. The Sunfeast Open was an appropriate name for ...

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Self-belief is her asset

The Sunfeast Open title is a bit special to Myskina as it has helped her get back to winning rhythm. AMITABHA DAS SHARMA ...

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Fergie and the farce

HISTORY repeats itself, wrote Karl Marx, the first time as tragedy, the second as farce. I cannot imagine such a thought passing through the ...

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Lanka sympathises with Bangladesh

REX CLEMENTINE BANGLADESH'S disastrous tour of Sri Lanka came to an end with another humiliating defeat by an innings and 69 runs in the ...

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The new order

THE poet, Alfred Lord Tennyson put into the mouth of King Arthur the words "the old order changeth, yielding place to new." As it was in ...