Nov 8, 2014

The role of a spearhead suits him well

Mohammed Shami has the heart to take punishment and then come back strongly with some wicket-taking deliveries. He probably has the best yorker ...

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Moving in for the absolute pin

A title more, or a title less, will not matter much to Magnus Carlsen or Viswanathan Anand when they end their careers, separated by a ...

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How Anand played into Carlsen’s hands

In Chennai last year, it was more a case of Anand losing than Carlsen winning. The young Norwegian, no doubt, played superbly, but he didn’t ...

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Royal challenges

P. K. Ajith Kumar looks back at some of the memorable rematches from the World Championship, played over different eras. Viswanathan ...

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The role of a spearhead suits him well

Mohammed Shami has the heart to take punishment and then come back strongly with some wicket-taking deliveries. He probably has the best yorker ...

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Goa-Kolkata fiasco

According to Goa, its defender Gregory Arnolin was head-butted by opposition striker Fikru Tefera Lemessa at the stroke of half-time. Referee ...

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He is keen to build on recent success

“Everyone loves to score goals. It was in Jalandhar that I first tried my hand at drag-flicking. My coaches felt I was good, so they encouraged ...

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Kaushal and Aman sail to glory

Reading the windshifts right and steering the boat accordingly kept Kaushal and Aman in good stead. By A. Joseph Antony. Low winds ...

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Chugging along on ‘borrowed’ glory

The lop-sided bouts and too many technical knockouts (TKO) until the quarterfinal stage underlined the fact that women’s boxing is yet to take ...

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Enjoying his no. 1 status

Under his personal coach S. Raman, a multiple National champion, G. Sathiyan’s game has changed for the better; his backhand has become ...

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Moving in for the absolute pin

A title more, or a title less, will not matter much to Magnus Carlsen or Viswanathan Anand when they end their careers, separated by a ...

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How Anand played into Carlsen’s hands

In Chennai last year, it was more a case of Anand losing than Carlsen winning. The young Norwegian, no doubt, played superbly, but he didn’t ...

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Royal challenges

P. K. Ajith Kumar looks back at some of the memorable rematches from the World Championship, played over different eras. Viswanathan ...

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‘Ours is a proven, structured programme’

“I made a bold decision to move to India. It was a huge challenge. I shall never regret this decision,” says Singaraveloo Maniam, Technical ...