Nov 21, 2009

Honouring the greats

“Recognition to sportspersons via the Sahara Awards will inspire young boys and girls to win honours for India,” said the ‘Unsung Hero’ Dung ...

Briefing

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The covers were never off

Rain forces the abandonment of the seventh and final One-Day International of the Hero Honda Cup series in Mumbai. A series that reiterated ...

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A star team though not a team of stars

The Australian team may be in transition and its aura in Tests may have diminished, but Ricky Ponting’s men have proved that they love a good ...

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Anatomy of a defeat

M. S. Dhoni’s men failed at crucial moments and never found the spark that could ignite a winning campaign. K. C. Vijaya Kumar analyses the ...

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The covers were never off

Rain forces the abandonment of the seventh and final One-Day International of the Hero Honda Cup series in Mumbai. A series that reiterated ...

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Superb transformation

After slipping a long way down the pecking order, Ashish Nehra has rallied so impressively that he has become the leader of the pack, writes ...

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On top of the world

“(Being ranked) World No. 1 is significant for it gives a wonderful feeling. A nice feeling that your consistency is being recognised,” says ...

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Inspiring display

After playing second fiddle to China in the first half of the final, India fought back gallantly but missed the gold medal by a whisker. It was ...

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Having everything and nothing

What was always a tempestuous affair between a moody lover and a demanding love, Marat Safin gave the sport and the ever eager public an honest ...

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On the same court with legends

Spending some time with Andre Agassi and Pete Sampras was the ideal tonic for the young lad, Yuki Bhambri, in a season of hope. It will be time ...

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Gung-ho in Birmingham

“This may sound strange, but I never expected to win the All-England title. Definitely, the triumph was a culmination of efforts, spread over ...

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A show of AP power

Pullela Gopi Chand’s wards, B. Sai Praneeth and N. Sikki Reddy, lead AP’s remarkable surge as the state’s players grab four of the five open ...

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Chhote Lal makes it big

Chhote Lal emerged the Best Boxer, while Railways pipped Services for the team title. Abhijit Sengupta reports. Boxers from the Railways ...

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Honouring the greats

“Recognition to sportspersons via the Sahara Awards will inspire young boys and girls to win honours for India,” said the ‘Unsung Hero’ Dung ...

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Can’t keep this ‘Fergie’ away

Sir Alex is rarely off the back page of the tabloids, often because he is cunning enough to use the papers to spread his gospel, sometimes ...

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A lost breed?

Ever since David Seaman, in the last stages of a supreme international career, conceded a simple goal against Brazil in the 2002 World Cup in ...

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Robbie keen to find a home

Keane is now back at Tottenham where he has spent the most amount of time, played the most games and scored the highest number of goals. The ...

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MARAT SAFIN