Oct 4, 2014

Dipika proves a point

September 21: There is a big bunch of penpushers, including the Diary, keen to watch Dipika Pallikal in action. The young lady, who is bringing ...

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Dipika proves a point

September 21: There is a big bunch of penpushers, including the Diary, keen to watch Dipika Pallikal in action. The young lady, who is bringing ...

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ICC clucking again on chucking

The ICC, at last, appears to have its heart in the right place with regard to ‘chucking.’ Yet, it has to do a lot more about a process that is ...

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Jitu Rai, the giant killer

September 20: There is some good news coming in early at the Games. In fact the competitions have just begun. Jitu Rai has beaten the South ...

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The day She shot herself in the foot

Shweta Chaudhary had been suffering from shooting-related neck and shoulder problems for a couple of years, but the bronze medal at the Incheon ...

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The passport to non-playing captaincy!

“The team chemistry and team spirit within this team is one I have not seen since the 80s,” Anand Amritraj, the non-playing captain of the ...

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Finest all-rounder of his time

Udayakumar had played a key role in helping India win a bronze medal at the 1986 Asian Games in Seoul. It was going to be just another ...

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Prannoy, the latest Tannoy for Indian badminton

“This is very special (the Indonesian title). After the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics silver, I had not won any major title. You cannot replace a ...

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Waiting for a national call

While many players enjoy wealth and prestige at an early age, insulating them from real world concerns, Charlie Austin’s story is rather ...

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Blind blends well

The Holland international, who moved to Old Trafford from Ajax on deadline day, easily slotted into the United starting XI. By Paul Hirst.

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Great captain and outstanding defender

Bobby Moore was capped for England 108 times and unlike those for instance of David Beckham, who was capped so often by Fabio Capello for mere ...

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A cue to raise the profile of the sport

“The general standard of snooker in India has improved, but the numbers have not been like in China where thousands play. India does not have ...

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