Apr 17, 2018

Bubka: ‘We will not accept cheats’

Times are changing and one must be ready and positive towards reforms and changes.

Briefing

Last Word

Gender issue: Engendering realism

Perhaps all sports are moving towards mixed competition, only the pace differs. Certainly there is a strong case for non-contact sports to be inclusive.

Fitnesswise

Common tennis injuries

The most common tennis injuries are overuse injuries, caused by repetitions of a one-sided activity like hitting thousands of serves. They can be tough to heal, and can even become chronic in many cases.

Archives

Advancing past the gain line

The rugby revolution is picking up momentum in the tribal areas of Odisha.

Archives

Bubka: ‘We will not accept cheats’

Times are changing and one must be ready and positive towards reforms and changes.

Last Word

Gender issue: Engendering realism

Perhaps all sports are moving towards mixed competition, only the pace differs. Certainly there is a strong case for non-contact sports to be inclusive.

Star Struck

Awesome twosome

They are my idols for the simple reason that motivating yourself for such a long period at the highest level is no joke — Mithali Raj on her favourites Michael Jordan and Roger Federer.

Fox In The Box

Stars arrive with high expectations

Clubs are today breaking transfer records in the winter window, paying top dollars for talents in a bid to set themselves up for the season ahead.

Football

Looking under the bonnet!

Behind every successful Premier League deadline day transfer there is a dedicated medical team helping decide whether a player signs or not.

Gennext

Punching past stereotypes

In 2012, Sakshi was enrolled in the famous Bhiwani Boxing Club, which has produced several top boxers under the guidance of Jagdish Singh. Later, Nitu followed in the footsteps of her friend.

Short Takes

‘I am a simple girl’

Saina Nehwal has won more Super Series singles titles than any other Indian woman badminton player. Taking time off her demanding training schedule, the London Olympics bronze medallist gives us an insight into some aspects of her life.

Archives

Analysis: A victory that came too late

Had India played the key moments better, it would have become the first team from the sub-continent to win a Test series in South Africa.

IND V SA

SA Diary: A soothing balm from Team India

Getting mugged of course is a traumatic experience. But a chat with the ever-pleasant Michael Holding and a comfortable Indian victory in the third Test makes our scribe’s Johannesburg stay a pleasant one.

Archives

Yuvraj: ‘Age is not a factor, performance is’

“I have been a fighter, taking on tough situations. I like being a pillar of strength to people,” says Yuvraj Singh.

Statsman

Kohli goes past Dhoni

3456The number of Test runs made by Virat Kohli as captain. This is the most by an Indian captain in Test cricket. During the final Test in ...

On The Write Line

The greatest role model

Roger Federer maintains a fitness regime away from the eyes of others. The hard work he puts in is seen by very few and most believe that he is God-gifted.

Vantage Point

20 is a score... the score is 20!

After Roger Federer seized three of the last four Grand Slam events he’s played, his halcyon days are, quite astonishingly, back again.

Vantage Point

Finally, ‘Sunshine’ dispels dark clouds!

A fairytale breakthrough for a princess from the land of Hans Christian Andersen.

Archives

Turning up the heat!

The Australian Open has captured the imagination of fans worldwide, especially in the lucrative Asian market after being successfully re-branded as the ‘Asia-Pacific Slam’, but the major caveat remains the occasional Melbourne meltdown.