Jan 10, 2009

Inspiring leadership

Captains can be judged by the response of their teams in times of trouble. India has held its nerve under M. S. Dhoni whilst the Proteas, led ...

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Inspiring leadership

Captains can be judged by the response of their teams in times of trouble. India has held its nerve under M. S. Dhoni whilst the Proteas, led ...

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Worldly-wise & secure

Graeme Smith has already done enough to be remembered as a defining figure in South African cricket. What he achieves from here will determine ...

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Australia’s downfall: The signs are clear

In essence, Australia isn’t the best side in the world any longer, but — if a spinner is unearthed, the injury situation eased, and the Hayden ...

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16: Australia’s number of fate

The match was spun around dizzyingly on day three by a partnership of 180, the third highest ever for the ninth wicket, between Jean-Paul ...

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A team on the rise

South Africa, of late, has displayed remarkable resilience to claw its way back from tough situations. It is a side teeming with players who ...

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Yuki bubbling with confidence

If you are looking for a Grand Slam champion, in the junior events to start with, it does not require a genius to say that Yuki is the boy to ...

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The future is bright

The National Shotgun Championship in Jaipur recently helped showcase the potential of young Indian shooters. Y. B. Sarangi reports. A ...

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‘Ready for any challenge’

After a reasonably successful 2008, Saina Nehwal is hoping to continue her good run this year. But she will be under pressure. “It is going to ...

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They are raring to go

Guru Sai Dutt and Sikki Reddy, the two young players from Andhra Pradesh, are yearning to make their mark in the world of badminton. By V. V.

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A profitable outing for Kruttika

With a penchant for attack, Kruttika Nadig showed her class with seven wins. The wiry girl drew two of her games including the last one against ...

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A Gunner under fire

A childhood decision to leave his family and pursue his football career created this forthright personality and has made William Gallas the man ...

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Goalkeeping crisis

It is quite plain that no goalkeeping coach, at any of his clubs, has been able to coach the recklessness out of England ’keeper David James.

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Randhawa does it again

Jyoti Randhawa, who set a new course record at the Jaypee Greens Golf Resorts, defeated the in-form Jeev Milkha Singh to win the BILT Open for ...

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Bagan back to winning ways

The triumph was sweeter for the Kolkata giant as it lifted the crown defeating Dempo SC, which is arguably the most proficient and the best ...