Apr 12, 2014

Opting for the straight bat

Sunil Gavaskar, batting deity, suave with his words, rich with a sense of humour, and obviously Indian cricket’s biggest voice, has donned many ...

Briefing

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Notorious Dhaka traffic

Here, red lights are ignored with disdain, driving on the wrong side is so nonchalantly done it feels right, and vehicles brake so late it ...

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An unforgettable character

Ted Corbett remembers Peter Laker, once a leading cricket writer for Daily Mirror and journalism’s finest practical joker. If I may ...

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A coach nonpareil

The teams under him have won more than 50 gold medals at the national level. Truly, Rajesh Patel is a golden coach in Indian basketball. By ...

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Moving towards a level playing field

The response to the bifurcation of the National Championship has been positive. Coaches and players contend that the new regulation has largely ...

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Cruising into the semis

India proved too good for Bangladesh, with spinners Amit Mishra and R. Ashwin doing a great job with the ball. Shreedutta Chidananda reports.

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Proteas turn things around

South Africa entered the last four, winning its last three games by wafer-thin margins. Shreedutta Chidananda reports. South Africa ...

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Notorious Dhaka traffic

Here, red lights are ignored with disdain, driving on the wrong side is so nonchalantly done it feels right, and vehicles brake so late it ...

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An unforgettable character

Ted Corbett remembers Peter Laker, once a leading cricket writer for Daily Mirror and journalism’s finest practical joker. If I may ...

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A coach nonpareil

The teams under him have won more than 50 gold medals at the national level. Truly, Rajesh Patel is a golden coach in Indian basketball. By ...

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Moving towards a level playing field

The response to the bifurcation of the National Championship has been positive. Coaches and players contend that the new regulation has largely ...

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'My time will come'

Diwakar Ram, who impressed everyone with his consistent showing at the junior level and promptly graduated to the senior National hockey team, ...

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Wenger's woes

Has Arsene Wenger been a great manager? Yes. Is he still a great manager? Arguably no, writes Brian Glanville. Football, life itself, can ...

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A real turnaround for Rooney

Wayne Rooney’s focus will soon switch from club to country and he is picking the perfect time to find his form with the World Cup in Brazil ...

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‘I have had eight wonderful years in Manchester United’

Nemanja Vidic’s time at United is about to end but Vidic will be remembered as one of the club’s greatest defenders — and he has similar ...

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Bayern’s enviable record

The Bavarian giant claimed its 24th German crown with a 3-1 win at Hertha Berlin, winning its 19th consecutive League game. Bayern Munich ...

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Last man standing

In the Candidates tournament, Viswanathan Anand reproduced the form of old to ensure the title with a round to spare. His opening-round victory ...

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