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A thorny path ahead

Published on 01-Aug-2015
reasons to smile: The Court of Arbitration for Sport's decision has brought joy back to Dutee Chand's face. file photo

Good for Dutee Chand, the teenage sprinter with courage and resolve who vowed not to change her body to suit someone...

New drug enters a troubled sport

Published on 01-Aug-2015
Cycling. Reuters File Photo for representation.

Recent positive drug tests by two cyclists suggest there is a new, cutting-edge substance making its way to athletes looking...

Unearthing new gems

Published on 01-Aug-2015
Arsene Wenger. Reuters File Photo.

Arsène Wenger, coming up on his 19th anniversary as manager of Arsenal, is now in his 52nd year in professional soccer...

Warner braces up for Beijing

Published on 01-Aug-2015
primed for success Canadian Damian Warner produced his career-best performance to win the decathlon gold medal at the Pan Am Games. reuters

Decathlete Damian Warner paid back his family and friends for their support in Pan American Games with a gold, but the price...

Making the right choice at the right time

Published on 01-Aug-2015

Whether to remain defensive or be offensive by counter-attacking is a dilemma faced by beginners and masters alike, especially...

Gallery

Published on 01-Aug-2015
The Tokyo 2020 emblem (left) and the Belgian design are remarkably similar, triggering a controversy.

Rivaldo's Mogi Mirim club were left cursing their luck in a 3-2 home defeat to Bragantino in the Brazilian Serie B last...

This week

Published on 01-Aug-2015
Chelsea, spearheaded by Eden Hazard, will be defending their title when the English Premier League starts on Saturday.

The fourth Ashes Test between England and Australia starts at Nottingham on Thursday.Zimbabwe play New Zealand...

Youth brigade on the rise

Published on 25-Jul-2015
in the zone: Jordan Spieth has established himself as the biggest force this year. reuters

The bespectacled, white-haired journalist from The Surrey Advertiser, on hand to chronicle his 37th consecutive British Open...

Big challenge at hand for suave Platini

Published on 25-Jul-2015
decision awaited? UEFA chief Michel Platini, who has been instrumental in  Europe earning rich revenue, will have to call upon all his tactical acumen to steer FIFA out of the current crisis if he decides to contest for presidency.

One of the most exquisitely gifted soccer players of his generation, Michel Platini likes to portray himself as an old-fashioned...

Perpetually under cloud

Published on 25-Jul-2015

In Lance Armstrong's profile photo on Twitter, he is standing, arms crossed, behind a sign that says "PAIN" in big red letters...

Photo Gallery
Locals wade through a waterlogged road after high tide on River Ganga at Kalighat...

Locals wade through a waterlogged road after high tide on River Ganga at Kalighat...

Foreign tourists wade through a waterlogged road after high tide on Ganga river at Kalighat...

Foreign tourists wade through a waterlogged road after high tide on Ganga river at Kalighat...

Children sitting on the roof of a house in a flooded village at Satul in Murshidabad...

Children sitting on the roof of a house in a flooded village at Satul in Murshidabad...

Manish Malhotra with actress Aishwarya Rai on the ramp at the India Couture Week...

Manish Malhotra with actress Aishwarya Rai on the ramp at the India Couture Week...

Juhi Chawla at an interactive session on health hazards due to mobile radiations in Mumbai...

Juhi Chawla at an interactive session on health hazards due to mobile radiations in Mumbai...

Sania Mirza walks the ramp during a fashion show at India International Jewellery Week...

Sania Mirza walks the ramp during a fashion show at India International Jewellery Week...

Nawazuddin Siddiqui in Bhopal on Monday to promote his upcoming film 'Manjhi - The Mountain Man'...

Nawazuddin Siddiqui in Bhopal on Monday to promote his upcoming film 'Manjhi - The Mountain Man'...

Sonam Kapoor walks the ramp during India International Jewellery Week...

Sonam Kapoor walks the ramp during India International Jewellery Week...

Kohli reacts at a hotel staff after arriving at Hotel Taj in Colombo...

Kohli reacts at a hotel staff after arriving at Hotel Taj in Colombo...

Chitrangada Singh walks the ramp during India International Jewellery Week...

Chitrangada Singh walks the ramp during India International Jewellery Week...

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