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At the heart of tiki-taka

Published on 11-Apr-2015
terrific duo: Andres Iniesta (left) and Xavi Hernandez laid emphasis on controlling and dominating the game rather than on the end result. ap

Andrés Iniesta and Xavi Hernández have played tiki-taka since childhood. They have grown closer than brothers, can find...

Setting goals on a different pitch

Published on 11-Apr-2015
sweet memories Steve Harmison (left) with Andrew Flintoff after England's Ashes success in 2005. afp

A decade after leading England's bowlers to the country's biggest Test victory in modern times - the Ashes win against...

The Grand Slam debate

Published on 11-Apr-2015
a cut above: Serena Williams, the Aussie Open champ, is unbeaten this year.

The women's final between Serena Williams and Carla Suárez Navarro at the Miami Open was predictably brutal and mercifully brief...

Don't leave the pieces stranded

Published on 11-Apr-2015

Beginners need to take care that their pieces are not left stranded on the same row, file or diagonal as they may...

A hero and a superstar

Published on 11-Apr-2015
 Liu Xiang

Even as he announced he had leapt the last hurdle in his trailblazing athletics career, Liu Xiang, China's pioneering sports hero, still appeared to be...

This week

Published on 11-Apr-2015
Indian Premier League action continues throughout the week.

CRICKET: West Indies host England at Antigua in the first Test starting on Monday. FOOTBALL: Champions League quarterfinal...

Gallery

Published on 11-Apr-2015

When Vijay Singh pitched in for birdie from 44 yards at the first hole at the Masters, his caddie deliberately refrained from showing too much...

Ko and the major question

Published on 04-Apr-2015
TEEN SENSATION: Lydia Ko, who has swiftly risen to the number one spot, has impressed everyone with her positive, fun-loving attitude. AFP

Before the world No 1 women's golfer, Lydia Ko, got to work on the range last Wednesday, she settled a piece of business...

Calculation essential in sacrifices

Published on 04-Apr-2015

Amateurs and beginners may relish spectacular finishes with combinations and sacrifices, and at times may get carried...

Time to rein in unruly fans

Published on 04-Apr-2015
scary Russian goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev is taken away for treatment after he was hit by a flare thrown from the stands. reuters

The goalkeeper was out, lying face down and motionless on the grass, less than half a minute into the match. Russia's Igor...

Photo Gallery
Taragarh Fort overlooking the city on the eve of World Heritage Day...

Taragarh Fort overlooking the city on the eve of World Heritage Day...

Narmada Bachao Andolan activists during their 'Jal Satyagrah' in Khandwa...

Narmada Bachao Andolan activists during their 'Jal Satyagrah' in Khandwa...

Teena Ponnappa poses at the “Crafts Glory” an exhibition cum sale of Handicrafts and Handlooms...

Teena Ponnappa poses at the “Crafts Glory” an exhibition cum sale of Handicrafts and Handlooms...

Aishwarya Rai and Malayalam actress Manju Warrier at the inauguration of a jewellery shop in Chennai

Aishwarya Rai and Malayalam actress Manju Warrier at the inauguration of a jewellery shop in Chennai

Sachin Tendulkar during the IPL T20 match between Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings in Mumbai..

Sachin Tendulkar during the IPL T20 match between Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings in Mumbai..

Sahara Force India Mexican driver Sergio Perez steers his car during a practice session...

Sahara Force India Mexican driver Sergio Perez steers his car during a practice session...

A heap of wheat getting damaged with rain water in Hisar on Friday...

A heap of wheat getting damaged with rain water in Hisar on Friday...

Tigers at the Ranthambore National Park in Sawai Madhopur, India...

Tigers at the Ranthambore National Park in Sawai Madhopur, India...

Civic workers sweep at a lawn near India Gate in New Delhi on Friday...

Civic workers sweep at a lawn near India Gate in New Delhi on Friday...

Policemen fire teargas shells towards protesters during an agitation against the arrest...

Policemen fire teargas shells towards protesters during an agitation against the arrest...

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