India

Well begun is half done, Indian cricketers exude optimism

These are early days in the ICC World Cup 2019 for anyone to ask the question who ..

IPL 2019
IPL 2019, what a pulsating finish!
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A furious Serena becomes the focus at US Open
Athletics
Talents like Dipa Karmarkar and Hima Das put the spotlight on North East India
Usain Bolt

The great Usain Bolt makes his final bow

The vast gathering of fans at the London stadium who normally reserve the loudest cheer for the man, was stunned to silence. The hero ..

Women's World Cup

Indian Eves drop World Cup but delight

The World cup just slipped away from the grasp of the Indian women cricketers. What seemed a cruise to victory, nay glory, with wickets ..

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The rosy and thorny tracks of Indian football

Indian football remains a puzzle. There is no doubt about that from the way its affairs have been going on over the years. On the one ..

Kidambi Srikanth

Kidambi Srikanth's class acts lift up Indian badminton stock

Kidambi Srikanth's dream display continues to inspire Indian badminton. If it was Saina Nehwal who had the nation sit up with her ..

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Cricket in Kerala looking for a bright new setting

It is nice to see a sport like cricket beginning to flourish in Kerala, where once it was felt it had little future. The overwhelming ..

Sanju

Let Indian cricket continue to march ahead

These are times when cricket in India has shown the ability to create suspense and excitement on the field and off it and both at the ..

Lionel Messi

The debate on the greatest, Messi or Ronaldo?

In recent times once again the never ending debate on who is the greatest footballer, Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo, has received ..

Mahesh and Leander

Indian tennis needs Mahesh and Leander to shed their differences

When you have two top names in the sport in the scene it can either illuminate the settings or as we saw in the events surrounding ..

kohli

The Australian syndrome in Indian cricket

A cricket series against Australia has the curious tendency of going beyond the ball-bat contest. This much is clear from history ..

Steve O'Keefe

Is it time for neutral curators in cricket?

Cricket's glorious uncertainties could never have been better manifested than the current Australia-India series. After enjoying ..

Ravichandran Ashwin

Sports and greatness: some are more equal than others

Ravichandran Ashwin needs no introduction. The top rated Indian cricketer has been in the news for a few days now. That is, ever ..

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What makes Virat Kohli a special cricketer?

When Mahindra Singh Dhoni decided to step down as skipper in the one-day cricket format also, it seemed a perfect way to indicate that ..

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Is reformation the next big happening in sports in India?

If the year 2016 ended on a satisfying note for Indian sports, then the New Year seems to have begun on a note of reformation. First ..

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2016 - A mixed bag for Indian sports

In a few days the year 2016 will be history. A year that had raised new hopes and aspirations for Indian sports that reached the zenith ..

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P V Sindhu and Andy Murray in the story of success in sports

Winning can be a great feeling, a great moment, a grand success in any sportsperson's life. There can be any number of spectacular ..

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​Poor Jaisha would have never bargained for a nightmare in Rio Olympics

Poor O.P. Jaisha would not have bargained for the kind of national and international interest she earned after the Rio Games. Not because ..

Mariyappan Thangavelu

Mariyappan's success was the start of a memorable Indian show in Rio Paralympics

When Mariyappan Thangavelu won a gold medal in the Paralympics, suddenly it seemed everyone's attention had turned towards Rio ..

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Agony and ecstasy, the life of Messi and Ronaldo

It was a fortnight of high voltage football drama at the Copa America in the US first and the Euro Cup in France thereafter and there ..

Olympics

The curious Indian run up to the Rio Olympic Games

The wait is almost over. The quadrennial extravaganza, the Olympics is just a few weeks away and when it unfolds in Rio in Brazil it ..

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Bouquets or brickbats, cricket takes them all

The cricket rage is still on. But then the sport now is in the news for all the right and wrong reasons. First the right reasons. Only ..

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Fireworks have begun, more in store in this World T20!

Anyone who had seen West Indian great Chris Gayle play havoc with the bowlers the other day in Mumbai to come up with a 47-ball century, ..