Oct 31, 2009

The incorrigible Jack Warner

The Trinidadian may be the main man in CONCACAF, but what England do or do not is frankly none of his business. Jack Warner from ...

Briefing

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Valencia’s United adventure

Only time will tell whether the winger can have the same impact at Manchester United as he enjoyed at Wigan, but in Alex Ferguson, he has a ...

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When ‘The Flea’ is at his best

Lionel Messi, the undisputed first choice for his country, is destined for greater glory. With Argentina having qualified for the 2010 World ...

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Brett Lee is the hero

The Australian international’s all-round performance — he scored a brilliant 48 and then picked up two wickets — was the cornerstone of NSW ...

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The challenge of rebuilding

Just as it did with Allan Border, Cricket Australia has placed trust on Ricky Ponting to rebuild the team. “I have enjoyed the role, taking up ...

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The adrenalin was reserved for the end

The match lived up to its top billing thanks largely to the belated heroics of Harbhajan Singh (49) and Praveen Kumar (40 not out). The cracker ...

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He’s very special

Even at 32, Brett Lee is full of exuberance. “I love bowling at 145-150kmph. There is no question of slowing down as some bowlers have done of ...

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‘I fear for the game’

“Everything has become so commercial these days. I believe if playing for the country is threatened or diminished in any manner because ...

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Los Angeles ’84: a gain & a loss

“I, and India, missed an Olympic medal by one hundredth of a second at Los Angeles, 1984. The disappointment at the time was crushing, but now, ...

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Luka breaks through

Viewed from the perspective of the Asian athletics championships in Guangzhou, China, in November, some of the performances must have given ...

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Future looks bright

Others stole the show as Olympic bronze medal winner Sushil Kumar and World Championship bronze medallist Ramesh gave the National meet a miss.

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Steely resolve

Caddies turning golfers is nothing new. But not many of them continue with the same intensity. “They give up after a few failures. That mindset ...

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