Dec 19, 2009

Honours even

Yuvi’s all-round performance and Sangakkara’s 37-ball 78 were the highlights of the Twenty20 matches. Sri Lanka won the first match in Nagpur ...

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The prized bronze in Seoul

Even now some people say it was a fluke; that we were lucky with the draw and that Japan fielded a second-string team. But people tend to ...

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How not to conduct an event

There were quite a few stirring performances at the IWAS Games in Bangalore recently. However, the conduct of the event left a lot to be ...

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Ashour’s finest hour

The PSA Super Series championship in Mumbai was Ramy Ashour’s first platinum Series title, though in the last 12 months he had beaten Gregory ...

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Humpy in spotlight

Playing against Grandmasters such as Viktor Korchnoi and Jan Timman was a “fantastic experience” for Koneru Humpy (in pic) who helped Snowdrops ...

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Fastest gun in town

Bumps and bruises are inevitable for such a young talent, especially one that is built for speed as Theo Walcott is. But fans will be hoping ...

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A menaced World Cup

Over the whole tournament, alas, which surely should never have been planned in crime-ridden South Africa with its appalling rate of murders, ...

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Waves of compassion

Among the thousands who had poured into Sri Lanka in the weeks following the tsunami in December 2004 was Ian Botham, the larger-than-life ...

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Will Tiger be back in the hunt?

Last year, Tiger Woods won the U.S. Open, the last of his Major triumphs, on one leg. Perhaps that was a lot easier to accomplish than what he ...

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Tiger blown off-course

There is an odd link between the Tiger’s troubles and football. There has been a giant brainstorm since Thierry Henry handled the ball before ...

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CHRIS GAYLE