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Doubles, a lucrative option

Thursday 9 January '14

All-important caveat is that a doubles specialist needs to maintain consistency of Top-8 ranking.
Half smash, full hit

Wednesday 25 December '13

The chiseling of that one stroke could make K Srikanth India’s biggest star in men’s singles.
Great Danes

Tuesday 17 December '13

Danish challenge to China’s doubles supremacy has been one of adventure and audacity.
Raising the doubles fault line

Thursday 12 December '13

Doubles presents an attractive option for several struggling Indian singles players.
Big Two need to box for the fans

Thursday 28 November '13

Floyd Mayweather Jr. hovers on the horizon eternally for Manny Pacquiao.
Second Innings: A post-retirement plan for Sachin Tendulkar

Sunday 17 November '13

Come November 19, Sachin Tendulkar can start dreaming about the Olympic medal.
Tendlya on my number plate

Sunday 17 November '13

How the diaspora kept the Tendulkar love alive in distant lands.
Saina feels the pain

Saturday 16 November '13

Saina Nehwal is staring at a distinctly underwhelming year-end, even as she’s dropped from No.3 in the world rankings to No.7
And Sachin Tendulkar's out

Saturday 16 November '13

Before his dismissal, chants of 'Sachin, Sachin' filled packed stadium to its 32,000 capacity.
37-year-old braves shoulder injury, returns to rugby roots

Tuesday 29 October '13

Kunal Bhansali makes a comeback, scores his side’s only try in the final against Indian Army.
Shiva makes do with less

Tuesday 29 October '13

In his last training at Norway, where Keshavan shared a session with the Italians, his timing was 51.420 seconds.
Shiva Keshavan hopes to train with Americans prepping for Sochi

Tuesday 29 October '13

Shiva needs to remain among world\'s top 37, mandatory to confirm his Olympic entry.
Talent polished with patience

Tuesday 22 October '13

The flipside to the thwack and thunder of an attempted kill shot in squash is that it can go bust all too quickly.
That girl with attitude

Tuesday 15 October '13

The Jwala Gutta episode reflects our intolerance of assertive sportswomen
BAI react with excess force

Monday 7 October '13

Except, this time, she’s copping a fall for her franchise, arising out of the organisers’ inability to clearly follow rules — which were not spelled out.
As captain, it was expected of me to represent team's interest: Jwala Gutta

Monday 7 October '13

Gutta stated the breach of IBL protocol by the Banga Beats which triggered her actions.
Committee recommends life ban on Jwala Gutta for IBL fracas

Sunday 6 October '13

The Badminton Association of India threatens to impose a life ban on Jwala Gutta.
Police files: Bets and pieces

Sunday 29 September '13

The Indian Express digs into the chargesheet filed by the Mumbai Police last week.
Sindhu needs to climb down a rung

Friday 20 September '13

Five Japanese girls have made the quarters at their home Super Series.
Jwala Gutta gets showcause notice for 'improper conduct' during IBL

Friday 6 September '13

Jwala was asked to explain her conduct during the incident.


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