Dec 27, 2014

Fitting tribute to their 13th man

The Test was played in great spirit over the first three days but there were temperamental flare-ups on Day Four. S. Dinakar reports. The ...

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Fitting tribute to their 13th man

The Test was played in great spirit over the first three days but there were temperamental flare-ups on Day Four. S. Dinakar reports. The ...

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Remembering Hughes

The mood at the Adelaide Oval is grim. The Australian team members, wearing black armbands, have Phillip Hughes’ baggy green cap number 408 ...

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The big daddy of Mizoram football

Shylo Malsawmtluanga has inspired the likes of Jeje Lalpekhlua and Lalrindika Ralte to leave the comforts of their home and find a footing in ...

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Not rusty at all, this crusty veteran!

Italian World Cup winner Alessandro Nesta, now all of 40 years of age, hasn’t played for a year, but wowed the Chennai crowd and his Chennaiyin ...

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Not rusty at all, this crusty veteran!

Italian World Cup winner Alessandro Nesta, now all of 40 years of age, hasn’t played for a year, but wowed the Chennai crowd and his Chennaiyin ...

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The usual suspects

Ronaldo or Messi are undoubtedly great players and are again in the race to win the Ballon d’Or. Yet if a truly great player might be expected ...

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A trickster

It has been quite the journey for Yannick Bolasie and the upward trajectory looks set to continue, having kicked on impressively at Crystal ...

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Popularity on the wane

It appears Hatem Ben Arfa’s days in England could be numbered, writes Phil Winter. Hatem Ben Arfa’s season-long loan move to Hull City ...

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Remarkable turnaround

The manner in which Germany raised its game and bounced back from defeats in the pool stage to win the title for the 10th time was simply ...

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FIH’S hard sell

The reaction to the latest changes in rules has been mixed. While the FIH maintains that the changes have been made in the best interest of ...

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All-rounder Ashley

The Englishman has been nominated by the International Hockey Federation (FIH) for this year’s ‘Player of the Year’ award. By Y. B. Sarangi.

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Roger, the drawing card

The unique selling point of the IPTL was the climax that featured Roger Federer versus the World No. 1, Novak Djokovic. The contest between the ...

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Seeing the positive side of the Indian game

“My grand vision for Indian football would be no different from that of any Indian. The aim of any country would be to compete in the World Cup ...

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A man of style and substance

“ I enjoy watching Virat Kohli bat, because he is a very attacking batsman. Well, sometimes his aggression also causes his downfall. He has to ...

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