Dec 20, 2014

The vetting of veterans

The Indian team probables’ list for the 2015 World Cup had some surprises, mainly in the form of the omission of some stars who had performed ...

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The vetting of veterans

The Indian team probables’ list for the 2015 World Cup had some surprises, mainly in the form of the omission of some stars who had performed ...

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A success after 11 years

Skipper Manoj Tiwary and Ashoke Dinda played the lead roles in East’s defeat of West in the Deodhar Trophy final. By G. Viswanath. There ...

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Bingo bingtao!

Yan Bingtao’s triumph is bound to open up a debate on whether the Chinese system is restrictive or not. However, the 14-year-old’s feat ...

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Alchemy of a goldsmith

“Until recently, only hockey and cricket excited the country. Now snooker is the fastest growing sport in Pakistan,” says Muhammad Sajjad, who ...

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A generation bridge called Morgan

The game of snooker has evolved. It has gotten bigger now, and things have naturally changed. It is now a young man’s sport, and we must cater ...

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High on Highbury

Former Arsenal legend Robert Pires has been overwhelmed by his popularity in India and now wishes to extend his involvement with Indian ...

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‘Zico got me here’

Andre Santos credits coach Zico for FC Goa’s turn in fortunes in the ISL. “Zico has always given opportunities to every player. There is no ...

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A glutton for hard work

With wins against Newcastle, West Brom and Swansea recently, West Ham has consolidated its place in the top five. The Irons midfielder, Mark ...

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Say it isn’t so!

Latest revelations based on a vast cache of evidence held by a database compiled secretly by a so-called “inner sanctum” of the English 2018 ...

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The talented African is struggling to score

Emmanuel Adebayor has recently spoken about the poisonous atmosphere around White Hart Lane at the moment, with pressure being piled on to the ...

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Sindhu's Macau party

P. V. Sindhu denies that she was under some pressure to win the title after entering the Macau Grand Prix final. "Like any player, I TOO GO OUT ...

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Down memory lane for Milkha

The ‘Flying Sikh,’ Milkha Singh, is still an inspiration for many young athletes in India. Recently, he visited the EME Centre in Secunderabad, ...

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Kerala on a roll

The meet assumed importance as the top coaches of the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) were present on all five days to witness and assess ...

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Bright prospect

When she takes off towards the high jump pit, she is more like a bird in a rhythmic flight preparing for landing. So graceful is her act, this ...

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Hughes’s demise and thousands of questions thereafter

Predictably, some cricket folk are calling the blow that killed this talented young sportsman “a fluke” and “one chance in a million” but that ...

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Indian Oil wins Beighton Cup

Once considered the Holy Grail of Indian Hockey, the 119-year-old Beighton Cup today has lost its lustre. The Governor of West Bengal, Keshari ...