Jul 25, 2009

Vaas to retire from Tests

Sri Lankan seamer Chaminda Vaas will retire from Test cricket after the third Test against Pakistan. “Let me officially announce my ...

Briefing

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Changing patterns

The unpalatable truth emerging from the Cardiff Test is the fact that neither the Aussie nor the England side possesses the fire power to ...

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Man with a destructive bat

Ricky Ponting has had such success in the recent past that Sachin Tendulkar’s records for the most Test runs and centuries remain in his ...

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Flintoff names Michael Vaughan's captaincy as his highlight

Andrew Flintoff had so many best moments to choose from: the Trent Bridge hundred against Australia in 2005; that earlier over at Edgbaston ...

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Down memory lane

Legends reminisce their World Cup winning moments during the launch of the ICC World Cup 2011 logo. By Nandakumar Marar. What’s common ...

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‘I want to be the best in the world in ODIs’

A crippling list of injuries, including four ankle operations and recent surgery on his knee, has persuaded Andrew Flintoff to retire from Test ...

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Waiting for a break

Yuki Bhambri’s decision to play in the Futures tournaments at home instead of competing in the junior Wimbledon was a wise one. He not only won ...

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All set for the U.S. hardcourt season

Sania Mirza still means business. “Any talk of me quitting the sport just because of my recent engagement with Sohrab is wild speculation.

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Choudhary’s made of sterner stuff

The two-time Asian Games bronze-medallist at Busan and Doha made light of his 30th position in the opening leg to win the Radial Class. A.

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Becks needs to conjure some magic

David Beckham’s return to MLS highlights low attendances and his football is simply not good enough for Fabio Capello or England, writes ...

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Bowyer's new lease of life

The London-born player will be relishing the prospect of proving he is not a spent force and his experience and combative nature will come in ...

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Beware South Africa!

The recent Confederations Cup tournament held in the country made it all too plain what an alarming fiasco will almost certainly be in store ...

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Gearing up for the big show

The spotlight will be on Saina Nehwal as she seeks to underline her growing stature in the sport in front of her hometown fans, writes Abhijit ...

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The storm has blown over

After months of soul-searching, it’s time for action and a serious challenge for championship leader Jenson Button, writes Maurice Hamilton.

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Mosley backs Todt

The Formula One teams’ lack of enthusiasm for Max Mosley’s choice of successor as FIA president was made clear by the sound of silence. As ...

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A victory for reality over fantasy

Stewart Cink sinks Tom Watson to win the title in a play-off as a missed putt at last costs the 59-year-old the title. By Lawrence Donegan.

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`Play-off defeat tears at my guts,' says Watson

Tom Watson admitted he will feel the pain of losing out on a sixth Open Championship victory at the age of 59 as much as any blow he has ...

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Baljit's eye critical

A day after Baljit Singh (in pic) underwent surgery on his damaged right eye doctors said the Indian goalkeeper’s condition remains critical ...

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Baron’s canons

The towering point guard, who was in Bangalore as part of the Hoop School WNBA programme, was a true ambassador for the game. He played, ...