Nov 15, 2014

PITCHING FOR INDIAN PLAYERS

“It’s not too good to have too many foreigners playing in the Indian Super League. The minimum of five Indian players is too less. Since it’s ...

Briefing

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PITCHING FOR INDIAN PLAYERS

“It’s not too good to have too many foreigners playing in the Indian Super League. The minimum of five Indian players is too less. Since it’s ...

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No bloopers from Blumer

Elano Blumer has clearly established himself as the most influential player of the still embryonic Indian Super League. Ayon Sengupta caught up ...

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James pleasantly surprised

The former England international goalkeeper was always optimistic about the ISL’s success. But, even he didn’t expect full houses at the ...

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In search of the next star

There are a few Indians, who are slowly but steadily making their mark on the international stage in junior formula races. S. DIPAK RAGAV takes ...

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‘The Dozen Man’

“I have evolved over the years. I wouldn’t say I’m a veteran yet. I am still a youngster, who jumps out of his seat when he gets a chance to ...

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TIME TO SHIFT GEARS

Suresh Raina (in pic) is into his 10th year in international cricket and perhaps he is entering the best phase of his career. Suresh ...

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Mathews & Co. have no clue

The opening match of the Micromax Cup that ended on November 2 in Cuttack’s Barabati Stadium was won by India by a whopping 169 runs. S.

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HARI'S DISPLAY

Pendyala Harikrishna (in pic), India’s highest-rated chess player after Viswanathan Anand, gave a simultaneous display against 30 players at ...

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Down and out in 2010, up and bouncing in 2014!

Sania Mirza, fresh from her WTA Tour Finals triumph, talks to V. V. SUBRAHMANYAM. Sania Mirza’s dream run in the 2014 season saw a ...

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OF PERSISTENCE AND PERSEVERANCE

The victory in the Pune Challenger placed Yuichi Sugita (121) fourth among the Japanese on the ATP Tour, behind the seventh-ranked Koi ...

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THE POSITIVE SIDE

The victory in the Pune Challenger placed Yuichi Sugita (121) fourth among the Japanese on the ATP Tour, behind the seventh-ranked Koi ...

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In fine form

Having made only four appearances for the Magpies this season, Papiss Cisse has already netted more times than he did during the 2013/14 ...

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What’s on at Arsenal?

In a word, Arsenal are fast becoming an antipathetic club in many ways, and one which is being controversially controlled. Though it may seem ...

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‘I AM A SPRINTER, NOT ONE FOR ENDURANCE EVENTS’

“I began winning at an early age, and that was my motivation to improve further. Even now, I am learning,” says Sharath Gayakwad, who won six ...

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‘The momentum is with me, and I’m making the most of it’

“If you have an achiever in a sport, the focus on the sport increases. My job is to win as much as I can, and take the sport higher in terms of ...

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SANIA MIRZA