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Turning a blind eye

Published on 18-Jun-2016
under a cloud: London Olympics 800M gold medallist Mariya Savinova is among the Russian athletes who have been  accused of using performance enhancing substances.

In December 2012, the World Anti-Doping Agency received an email from an Olympic athlete from Russia. She was asking for help...

Ace in the pace pack

Published on 18-Jun-2016
just reward Talented pacer Prasidh Krishna will be leaving for Australia later this month to train at the Centre of Excellence. DH photo/ srikanta sharma r

A fine blend of aggression, pace and consistency in a fast bowler can make him highly effective and successful...

Doing it the hard way

Published on 18-Jun-2016
hard worker: Austria's World No 7 Dominic Thiem, 22, is one of the standout players this season. AFP

As Dominic Thiem has cemented his place this year as a rising star of men's tennis, his quality has been matched with quantity...

When he swung it with a swig

Published on 18-Jun-2016
jack of all trades Insurance salesman George Lyon stunned some big names to claim gold medal in golf at the 1904 Games in St Louis.

A 46-year-old golfer beating competitors more than half his age in a virtual monsoon to win an Olympic gold medal a mere eight...

Controlling open files is important

Published on 18-Jun-2016

Controlling open files is crucial, especially choosing the ones to control when you have an option. Many a times a player is left...

This week

Published on 18-Jun-2016

Euro 2016 continues in France with teams seeking to nail their last-16 berth. The Copa America Centenario semifinals take place...

Gallery

Published on 18-Jun-2016

New Aston Villa manager Roberto Di Matteo has warned his players to abide by team rules in the Championship as they prepare..

A life in the fast lane

Published on 11-Jun-2016
words of wisdom: Jeff Thomson believes  that the international circuit  lacks express fast  bowlers. dh photo

One of the fastest bowlers ever to have played the game of cricket, Jeff Thomson sent shivers down batsmen's spine...

Uncrowned Tsar of chess

Published on 11-Jun-2016
legendary With more than 220 tournament wins to his name, Viktor Korchnoi is among the giants of chess.

Uneasy lies the head that wears the crown might be an old adage. But equally 'uneasy lies the head that does not...

What next for Djoker?

Published on 11-Jun-2016
Novak Djokovic of Serbia poses with the trophy at Place de la Concorde, a day after winning the tournament - Paris, France. Reuters Photo.

A day or so before the French Open began and the rain started to fall, Novak Djokovic shot a series of short, amusing...

Photo Gallery
BJP activists holding a protest in front of Ram Remple in Bhubaneswar on Friday...

BJP activists holding a protest in front of Ram Remple in Bhubaneswar on Friday...

Puneri Paltan captain Manjeet Chillar poses for media during a press conference of Pro Kabaddi...

Puneri Paltan captain Manjeet Chillar poses for media during a press conference of Pro Kabaddi...

John Abraham, Varun Dhawan and Jacqueline Fernandez during the pramotion...

John Abraham, Varun Dhawan and Jacqueline Fernandez during the pramotion...

Former cricketer Venkatesh Prasad being feliciated with an Assamese traditional ...

Former cricketer Venkatesh Prasad being feliciated with an Assamese traditional ...

Modi paying floral tributes at the bust of former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri...

Modi paying floral tributes at the bust of former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacts with Indian community children in  Tashkent...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacts with Indian community children in Tashkent...

Children of Madarsa Maulana Azad Upper Primary School pray for rains in Jodhpur ...

Children of Madarsa Maulana Azad Upper Primary School pray for rains in Jodhpur ...

Launch of the Rolls-Royce Dawn in Mumbai...

Launch of the Rolls-Royce Dawn in Mumbai...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hands with Russian President Vladimir Putin during...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hands with Russian President Vladimir Putin during...

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley addresses the Invest in India Business Forum in Beijing...

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley addresses the Invest in India Business Forum in Beijing...

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