Jul 4, 2009

Getting her priorities right

Badminton enthusiasts and fans of Saina Nehwal, who protested vehemently against the player for skipping the National Championship in Indore in ...

Briefing

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Of Saina and her remarkable surge

Right from the time she shocked World No. 5 Wang Chen on way to the quarterfinals of the 2008 Beijing Olympics to her stupendous victory over ...

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Saina should aim for number one spot

Saina Nehwal’s feat — winning the Indonesian Open Super Series badminton championship recently — is a remarkable achievement which puts her ...

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Lost in translation?

Tennis can be brutal but is nothing compared with what can happen at the presser after matches. By Kevin Mitchell. Media veterans of the ...

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Glover realises a dream

The champion, ranked No. 71 in the world, started crying as he walked off the 18th green, a winner by two shots. It was safe to assume tears ...

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Relaxed and ready for the Ashes challenge

Andrew Strauss, the England captain, tells Donald McRae that he believes his side can exploit Australia’s vulnerabilities. As the ...

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Pieces are falling into place

Until recently the 2009 Ashes series seemed destined to be dull. With every passing day, though, the sides gather strength and the prospects of ...

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Driven by natural gifts

Colin Milburn brought a refreshing breath of aggression back into a virtually moribund county game. Spectators flocked to the Wantage Road ...

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It’s time to act

The roaring success of Twenty20 is posing a serious threat to the other formats of the game, and quite obviously, it becomes imperative for the ...

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Teens’ involvement amazing

Despite having a sizable number of achievers at the Asian and the World level, sailing is still hovering at the bottom, in terms of corporate ...

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Clean racing is the key

The hierarchy on both sides of the Formula One divide should end its petty quarrels and give spectators what they want — racing, writes Maurice ...

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Professional nonpareil

There is little to suggest that he is 46 years old. Fighting fit, the reigning National Match racing champion, Farokh Tarapore, can match the ...

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How old is too old?

No sensible club would surely risk paying Michael Owen other than on a match to match basis, so little guarantee is there of his playing ...

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