Apr 4, 2009

Man with a thunderous right foot

From Liverpool’s midfield cult hero to one of the world’s best second-strikers, Steven Gerrard’s transformation has been truly magnificent. By ...

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Man with a thunderous right foot

From Liverpool’s midfield cult hero to one of the world’s best second-strikers, Steven Gerrard’s transformation has been truly magnificent. By ...

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Centuries galore

India had to bat resolutely on days four and five, and it did exactly that. Gautam Gambhir ground out a determined, hard-fought century (137), ...

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The beauty of Auckland

The scenic route from the airport, even in rush hour traffic and through the industrial area, has something about it to suggest Auckland is the ...

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The bottomline is money

Days before its second season reprise, the Indian Premier League has shape-shifted from a financial behemoth of substantial clout into a ...

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Low-key return for champion

As triumphant homecomings by World Cup-winning teams go, it was pretty low key. There was no open-top bus parade, no Downing Street reception - ...

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West the best

With a fine all-round performance, West Zone bagged the Duleep Trophy in Cuttack. S. Sabanayakan reports. After six days of high-octane ...

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Humpy proves a point

The highlight of the Indian’s achievement was her victory over two former world champions, Maia Chiburdanidze and Antoaneta Stefanova. By V. V.

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Tiger Woods finds his winning touch

Playing only his third tournament since returning from reconstructive knee surgery, Woods birdied the final hole for a three-under-par 67 and a ...

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Hull and high water

It has been something of a habit of Arsenal’s leading managers to see no evil in their players’ offences and Arsene Wenger is no exception.

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Confidence drives Bentley

The right-winger has endured a difficult first season at Spurs, with a wonder-goal against Arsenal proving the only highlight of his start to ...

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Gago making waves

Fernando Gago has steadily grown in prominence at the Bernabeu since arriving from Boca Juniors just over two years ago, consistently turning ...

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Gulf in class

Holland was too rich in resources and quality for Scotland which is scrambling for second place, and after this chastening experience it can ...

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Of Brawn’s brain and Button’s skill

In Melbourne last year Jenson Button suffered a crash. But this year, the day belonged to the British driver as he led his new Brawn GP to a ...

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Playing with right attitude

Coaching Batting Skills By Arun Bhardwaj (Tushar Sports Publications, New Delhi) Price: Rs. 350 There has never been a ...