Nov 7, 2009

A combination of flamboyance and doggedness

Yuvraj Singh and Mahendra Singh Dhoni have chiselled a batting edifice that is high on runs and spells victories for the ‘Men in Blue’. The two ...

Briefing

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Pitch no hitch for India

On a slow, slow pitch, Yuvraj Singh and Mahendra Singh Dhoni played the waiting game to perfection. K. C. Vijaya Kumar reports. It was ...

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Dhoni gets cracking

The Indians batted with assurance and with their captain leading from the front, the match was perhaps already pocketed during the dinner break ...

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Changing with the times

“I am not what I was three or four years back. Then it was less responsibility and more flair. Now there is more responsibility and you play ...

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A link with the old days is gone

David Shepherd stayed cool when other men might have panicked in front of huge, passionate and noisy crowds, his decision making was immaculate ...

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Sin, sinner and the ATP

Andre Agassi’s candid confession that he used drugs has sent the tennis fraternity into a spin, with a shadow being cast on the integrity of a ...

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Looking for Guangzhou tickets

Though no new National marks were established there was some consolation in that five meet records were set. Among these at least two ...

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A positive look at Indian athletics

Javelin exponent Theresa Lone Sanderson, the first coloured woman from Britain to win an Olympic gold medal, was a surprise visitor at the ...

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Big ask for Bilyaletdinov

The signs are promising that the Russian is finding his feet and adapting to the rigours of English football. By Dom Howson. The shadow ...

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Clear favourites

Spain, as of now, looks the best bet for the 2010 World Cup. The team breezed through its qualifiers and even without star striker Fernando ...

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Kameni can cut it

The Cameroon goalkeeper’s decision to stay back at Estadi RCDE until 2013 seems to have paid off, writes Tom White. Amid Espanyol’s ...

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Chasing a dream

Sharmada Balu’s immediate goal is to play in the Australian Open in January 2010. “If I qualify for that, it will be my maiden Slam event and ...