Feb 1, 2014

On the right track

Following a decent outing in 2013, Dutee Chand has emerged as the country’s top sprinter and has raised hopes of winning medals in the ...

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On the right track

Following a decent outing in 2013, Dutee Chand has emerged as the country’s top sprinter and has raised hopes of winning medals in the ...

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Unpeeled… a Ronaldo sans blame!

Over 12 months, Cristiano Ronaldo, the Real Madrid superstar, displayed a precision in front of the goal that will be remembered for years.

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Is the FA Cup dying?

The Cup must be seen as the very mother of competitive football. In its earliest years it was dominated by teams formed by former privileged ...

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Chess corner

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A flood of young blood

The platinum jubilee year championship should be remembered not just for Sharath’s defeat, but also for the number of new faces that finally ...

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'The Europeans are jealous of the Indian system'

“The Indian players are a little too shy. They have to play more aggressively. Some players have the capacity to play powerfully, but are not ...

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Downton has a job on hand

It is Paul Downton’s task to sort out things within the team. Can he do it? I believe so, writes Ted Corbett. If anyone can solve the ...

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Experience is the key

Finding a place in a team of youngsters underscores Zaheer Khan’s desire to serve Indian cricket, writes Vijay Lokapally. His presence is ...

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Nervous meltdown

The left-arm fast bowler Mitchell McClenaghan, indeed, saves his best for the last. His superb final burst helped New Zealand draw first blood ...

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Passionate point guard

Chosen for the ‘best assist’ awards at international competitions in Thailand and the Philippines, Sambhaji Kadam is praised for his leadership ...

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Were the right probables picked?

Despite the high number, a few all-rounders are missing in the list, which is strange, given that the T20 format requires multi-dimensional ...

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Friends before, during and after play

“We are both positive people. We enjoy our life, share a lot of secrets. These things make us strong and special,” says Jonathan Erlich about ...

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JAMES FAULKNER