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12-11-2022

KOHLI BRINGS THE RAUF DOWN

Virat Kohli’s unbeaten 82 from 53 deliveries against arch-rival Pakistan in India’s opening match of the Super 12s at the T20 World Cup will linger forever right on top among the greatest knocks that cricket has ever witnessed.

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Columns

Statsman: Shubman Gill fastest Indian to 500 ODI runs, India the master of come-from-behind series wins

Shubman Gill reached 500 career runs in One-Day Internationals during the three-match series against South Africa in October. He took 10 innings to ge
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Cricket

World of cricket: Roger Binny replaces Ganguly as BCCI president; Harmanpreet ruled out of WBBL

Roger Binny was elected as BCCI president on October 18 in Mumbai. His two focus areas: prevention of injuries to players, and making pitches for dome
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Columns

Kenny Bednarek on the importance of good nutrition, challenges in going gluten-free, and more

Olympic medallist and star sprinter Kenny Bednarek talks to the author on the importance of good nutrition, challenges in going gluten-free, favourite
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Columns

Dealing with trolling in the world of sports

Trolls are persistently unfunny, vicious, disgusting. And those are their good qualities.
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T20 World Cup

T20 World Cup: Kohli plays an innings for the ages

Virat Kohli’s unbeaten 82 from 53 deliveries against Pakistan will linger forever right on top among the greatest knocks that cricket has ever witness
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ISL 2022-23

Reliance Foundation Young Champs: Not just a feeder system for the ISL, but a training academy with a difference

Reliance Foundation Young Champs was started in 2015 with the aim of grooming players for the Indian Super League. With state-of-the-art training faci
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ISL 2022-23

ISL diary: Kerala Blasters fans back in Kochi, and it’s party time

The Blasters have the biggest fan base in the ISL and they marked their return to the Nehru Stadium in Kochi after a two-year break by painting their
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Football

FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup a shot in the arm for women’s football in India

The Indian team may have lost all its matches in the U-17 Women’s World Cup, but its experience of playing such a prestigious tournament and the commu
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Football

Igor Stimac on impediments to Indian football, progress of the national team, and more

“Indian football is not only ISL, it is much more than that.” Stimac believes the leaders of Indian football need to reorganise the competitions now a
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T20 World Cup

T20 World Cup diary: Kohli’s magic adds another chapter to India-Pakistan rivalry

Virat Kohli’s unbeaten 82 at the MCG gained a permanence that eludes even most centuries of the gifted. Fans from both India and Pakistan were awestru
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Columns

Sunil Gavaskar column: India v Pakistan — cricket’s most compelling rivalry

Arch-rivals India and Pakistan now meet only at the ICC and Asia Cup events and because these matches take place after a fair gap, every such contest
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F1

Max Verstappen reaping rewards of his metamorphosis: Once a hot-headed racer, now a ‘real complete driver’

Max Verstappen turned a new leaf midway through the 2018 season, and his metamorphosis paved the way for his metronomic consistency in the subsequent
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Football

European Leagues: Dean Henderson turns hero for Nottingham, Real Madrid keeps winning

Dean Henderson’s last-minute save against Liverpool allowed Nottingham Forest to pull off one of the biggest upsets this season. Napoli continued to m
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National Games 2022

Shooting at National Games 2022: Surprises, fiascos, and Rudrankksh Patil’s impressive run

There wasn’t a whole lot at stake at the 36th National Games for many shooters. Surprises, upsets, and spectacular performances, though, made the shoo
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National Games 2022

Weightlifting at National Games 2022: Mirabai Chanu wins maiden crown, Ajith breaks national record

Mirabai Chanu and several other weightlifters competed in the National Games despite not being fully fit. Mirabai overcame a dodgy wrist to pick up th
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National Games 2022

Wrestling at National Games 2022: Young talents steal limelight in the absence of top stars

The wrestling competition of the National Games in Gujarat was devoid of several top stars, including Bajrang Punia, Ravi Dahiya, Sakshi Malik, and Vi
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National Games 2022

Hockey at National Games 2022: Long-awaited win for Karnataka, dragflick mastery in short supply

Penalty corner conversion by teams left a lot to be desired. No new talented drag flickers emerged either. Haryana, possessing numerous international-
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Archery

Archery at National Games: Reputed archers falter, resurgent Atanu Das picks up maiden gold medal

Atanu Das beat such formidable opponents as Parth Salunkhe, Tarundeep Rai, and Gurucharan Besra to clinch his maiden gold at the National Games. In th
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National Games 2022

Boxing at National Games: Lovlina, Hussamuddin gallop to titles; Simranjit, Sanjeet take sweet revenge

Lovlina made her competitive debut in 75kg and used the platform, like several other pugilists, as a preparatory stage for the Asian Championships in