Dec 13, 2014

Older and wiser

Sitting in the lobby of a posh hotel in New Delhi, Jelena Jankovic meant every word she said. The Serb had returned from shopping and ...

Briefing

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Older and wiser

Sitting in the lobby of a posh hotel in New Delhi, Jelena Jankovic meant every word she said. The Serb had returned from shopping and ...

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A positive start

A multitude of stars participated in the inaugural edition of the CTL and for the thrilled fans, the results did not matter. But whether the ...

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When Satan entered Eden!

Phil Hughes’s death was meaningless, but it can acquire meaning in retrospect only if the sport itself is willing to change as a result of it, ...

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When tragedy struck Lamba

A phone call from Tarak Sinha set off the suspenseful task of enquiring about the well being of Raman Lamba. "I have been told that he was hit ...

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There is no legal liability

Let no finger of any wrong-doing be pointed against Sean Abbott in the unfortunate death of Phil Hughes. By Fredun De Vitre. The death of ...

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Absolute safety impossible

Can the fatal freak injury of the kind Phillip Hughes suffered be avoided? The answer is no. Although the manufacturer of the helmet ...

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Rest in peace Hughesy, you will be missed

Cricketers from all over the world have bounced back from several controversies and setbacks quickly enough in the past, but getting over the ...

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Pressure takes over preparation

Though the 3-1 defeat with seven draws from 11 games is going to push into background many key moments of the match, it is important to analyse ...

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Carlsen wants more, should get more

Two down, five to go. That was how Magnus Carlsen reacted to his triumph at the World Chess Championship in Sochi, Russia, recently. What ...

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A prestigious competition in FIH calendar

The enduring saga of the Champions Trophy continues with India hosting the competition for the third time after conducting it on two earlier ...

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Deadly Drogba

The veteran Ivory Coast international built up a reputation as one of the most feared strikers in the Premier League with Chelsea and now he is ...

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Improving and getting stronger

Burnley striker Danny Ings has found his form again since returning to action in October following a spell out with a hamstring injury. By Phil ...

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The Battle of Highbury

It took place in its alarming violence at the Arsenal Stadium in November 1934. No. I didn’t see it, being only three years old at that time, ...

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Van Veldhoven’s tactical tinkering does wonders for Dynamos

After six matches without a win, Dynamos won two in a row. This helped the side’s self-belief, a quality it seemed to have forgotten earlier in ...

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Pune’s defender from Tiruchi

Dharmaraj Ravanan, the Tamil Nadu stopper, is a firm fixture in the ISL team, FC Pune City. The player tells K. Keerthivasan as to how he ...

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As keen as they come!

“I think for Indian football to improve, the players need to start training at a younger age with better facilities. If they learn their basics ...

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