Mar 7, 2009

Team spirit is New Zealand’s forte

The New Zealand team isn’t star-studded but plays the percentages better than most celebrated outfits. It can surprise and sting; its sum is ...

Briefing

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Kiwis appear keen to please their tourists

For all the hype about the lucre of the Indian series, the excited talk in the media of the 25 million dollars it’s raking in for NZC, New ...

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Bhat’s moment of glory

Despite the absence of the top stars, Saina Nehwal and Chetan Anand, the Indore Nationals will be best remembered for the intensity of the ...

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Players should not skip tournaments

For the beleaguered organisers, the presence of badminton legend Prakash Padukone came as a major relief. In his playing days his racket did ...

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Sayali has a point to prove

Many would consider Sayali Gokhale as a surprise winner at the National Championship. The women's singles champion was not hoping to walk away ...

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Players should not skip tournaments

For the beleaguered organisers, the presence of badminton legend Prakash Padukone came as a major relief. In his playing days his racket did ...

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Sayali has a point to prove

Many would consider Sayali Gokhale as a surprise winner at the National Championship. The women's singles champion was not hoping to walk away ...

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Stalemate for old foes

Manchester United will probably have been satisfied with the draw as it is unlikely that Jose Mourinho's side, Inter Milan, can triumph in the ...

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Benayoun takes centre stage

The match-winner came when Fabio Aurelio curled a free-kick on to the head of Yossi Benayoun, who was in more space than a Real Madrid defence ...

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Middlesbrough ends depressing run

Combining with O'Neil on the right, Aliadiere's low cross was pushed past Reina by Tuncay Sanli for a goal of stylish simplicity. By Paul ...

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Foster is the hero

The Manchester United goalkeeper not only pulled off a significant save from Aaron Lennon in the 71st minute, but also played a pivotal role in ...

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Where are the playmakers?

When England recently lost in Spain, they came up against a team brimming with adroit little midfield players, clever on the ball, neat in ...

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Breaking a ‘barrier’

Arvind Bhat’s immediate goal is to break into the top 10 of the world rankings before the end of the year. “Though I am 29 years old, I still ...