Jan 18, 2014

Big guns behind the firing shoulder!

Having won the last three titles in Melbourne, Novak Djokovic remains the top favourite, alongside Rafael Nadal. Among the women, it seems ...

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Big guns behind the firing shoulder!

Having won the last three titles in Melbourne, Novak Djokovic remains the top favourite, alongside Rafael Nadal. Among the women, it seems ...

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A rare breed

Jacques Kallis was indeed a multiple-player-package and it will be tough for anyone to step into his massive shoes. It wasn’t just his varied ...

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The host gets to work in right earnest

Over five days that it started dominating only from the second day, South Africa never relinquished the advantages it gained and relentlessly ...

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Giants leave a void

Tony Greig was such a giant that he was able to carry off being seriously ill throughout his life. Only the inside circle knew how ill he was.

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Honouring a great man

The demise of Nelson Mandela has triggered a huge amount of nostalgia and a bronze statue of the late leader was unveiled in Pretoria. By K. C.

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Rising power in wrestling

After Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt scripted history by claiming two medals in the 2012 Olympics, the next generation of grapplers showed ...

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Leander turns the clock back

Indian tennis players, led by Leander Paes, and the shooters reeled in remarkable performances in the year that rolled by. A recap by Kamesh ...

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Guts and glory

Star shooters, former and current, display tremendous competitive spirit in their quest for top honours. Kamesh Srinivasan reports. It ...

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It is time to revise the format

The National championship provided a stage for some players to prove that they deserved a better deal in selection matters. Rakesh Rao reports.

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Recurving to yet another title

Deepika Kumari excelled at the National Championship. S. Sabanayakan reports. Without doubt Deepika Kumari is the numero uno archer in ...

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Epic turnaround

The Australians have got back to their winning ways and it will be interesting to see if they can build on this momentum. Darren Lehmann must ...

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Staying focussed

Koneru Humpy took part in the European League, Chinese League and the World Mind Games recently. J. R. Shridharan caught up with the Vijayawada ...

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The Anelka affair

Nicolas Anelka is under withering fire not least from across the Channel in his native France for his supposedly anti-Semitic gesture, known in ...

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Chess corner

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Football isn’t fair

Not so long ago one saw soccer described as an un-American activity. The reason for this appeared to be that for many American sports ...

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It's all about winning

“In Brazil they teach us to be a winner and not just play football,” says Alberto Carlos Torres, the captain of the 1970 World Cup-winning ...

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On target

By winning the AIFF award for the third time Sunil Chhetri matched I. M. Vijayan’s feat. The 2011 Arjuna awardee is indeed lapping up all the ...