Mar 15, 2014

Muted turbos raise whispers

The turbos are back in Formula One after two and a half decades. In a hybrid form (harvesting heat and kinetic energy) now, it’s anybody’s ...

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Muted turbos raise whispers

The turbos are back in Formula One after two and a half decades. In a hybrid form (harvesting heat and kinetic energy) now, it’s anybody’s ...

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Keeping track

Kobayashi’s generous fans Kamui Kobayashi, who failed to secure his position with Sauber at the end of the 2012 season, will be back on ...

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Speed, finesse and maturity

Kevin Magnussen was easily the best of McLaren’s Young Driver Programme and was tipped to enter Formula One by most people who saw him race in ...

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Kuyat’s calling

Daniil Kvyat was barely into his teens when he floored Red Bull with his talent in karting. A third place in the KF3 European Championship and ...

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Hugely talanted

Seven years in karting is unusually long for a driver like Marcus Ericsson, who had shown tremendous potential as a nine-year-old. This is ...

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Oh, to be in Dhaka!

The autorickshaws in Bangladesh aren’t a lot different from the ones back home, but they are intriguing cage-like set-ups. As you sit inside a ...

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India pipped at the post

With Saeed Ajmal also heading back, Afridi had to look after the small matter of scoring 10 runs in the last over. Once he got the strike, he ...

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The ‘catch’ in India’s cricket

Virat Kohli’s men didn’t play “smart cricket” and paid the price. By Arun Venugopal. It’s hard to pinpoint how India goofed up to the ...

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Speed kings

Dale Steyn and Mitchell Johnson are the leading exponents of an art that puts an enormous physical load on its purveyors while it also tests ...

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Kohli, the entertainer

Indian captain Virat Kohli, playing with maturity that belied his 25 summers, took apart the Bangladesh attack in a precise, clear-headed ...

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Humble as ever!

It was down memory lane when V.V. Subrahmanyam caught up with yesteryear great G. R. Visvanath in Hyderabad recently. Gundappa Visvanath, ...

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Devvarman, a deserving winner

The Delhi Open final proved to be a damp squib since Oleksandr Nedovyesov was immensely fatigued after playing long matches in the previous ...

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Ones for the future?

A crop of sprightly young Indian players impressed with splendid performances. These players, on many occasions, even overshadowed ...

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Crossed hundred and going strong

Rickie Lambert finished as the joint highest-scoring Englishman, alongside Frank Lampard, in his debut season in the English Premier League ...

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No slouch this Crouch

Peter Crouch is now being tipped to join an elite club of players to have scored a century of goals in the English Premier League, despite ...

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Bergkamp honoured, but what about Hapgood?

Bergkamp may not even have heard of Eddie Hapgood. Memories in English football, in sharp contrast with Italy’s, where bygone heroes are ...

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Club loyalty

On the day that Wayne Rooney agreed to a five-year contract worth £80m, Tom Finney died in the town he made famous during a long football ...

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Pitching for Melbourne

“The Melbourne Cricket Ground is Australia’s leading sports stadium and hence it is the obvious choice for the ICC events. In the 2015 World ...