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This week

Published on 06-Feb-2016
New Zealand and Australia will play their third one-day international at Hamilton on Monday.

The third and final one-day international between New Zealand and Australia will take place at Hamilton on Monday. The first Test...

Novelties can backfire at times

Published on 06-Feb-2016

Openings are the most studied and researched aspect of chess and despite this there is plenty of scope for surprises, known...

A picture of Italian decline

Published on 06-Feb-2016

Almost as if the fans had gone to San Siro Stadium to summon the past, a banner emerged in the AC Milan stands before the...

Targeting a dream finish

Published on 06-Feb-2016
THE ACE UPFRONT: Leicester City's Jamie Vardy (right) celebrates with Danny Simpson after firing another goal in what has been a superlative season. REUTERS

Three years ago, a news conference was held at the University of Leicester to confirm that the remains discovered beneath...

Gallery

Published on 06-Feb-2016

World number three Simona Halep has revealed that she has postponed a nose operation so she can play for Romania...

Team principals a thing of past

Published on 06-Feb-2016
shining Renault, who are among the teams without a team principal, unveil the new Renault RS16 car. REUTERS

Formula One has lost another of its principals. Renault, returning as a constructor after buying back the team they sold in 2009, this week...

Kerber opens the door

Published on 06-Feb-2016
Germany's Angelique Kerber poses with the women's singles trophy a day after winning her final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament, at the Government House in Melbourne, Australia, January 31, 2016. Reuters File Photo.

Angelique Kerber leapt into murky surroundings last Sunday, just hours after she became the first German since...

Developing pieces early is the key

Published on 30-Jan-2016

All the pieces on the chessboard are meant for active warfare and it is important to bring out the pieces...

Tales from a touch artist

Published on 30-Jan-2016
evergreen: Ken Rosewall enjoyed an amazingly long career, winning eight Grand Slam singles titles. But the Australian never won a Wimbledon, much to his distress. NYT

Marvel at Roger Federer, who last year reached the Wimbledon final at age 33 and the US Open final at age 34...

Making a serious shift in strategy

Published on 30-Jan-2016
end of partnership Adidas, one of the major sponsors of the International Association of Athletics Federations, has decided to end their deal early, according to a report by the British Broadcasting Corporation. reuters

Making a serious shift in If Adidas ends its funding of the athletics governing body, it would not just be...

Photo Gallery
Rescuers carrying out the operations to search for the bodies...

Rescuers carrying out the operations to search for the bodies...

Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad's mother and wife at their home in Betadoor village in Hubli on Tues

Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad's mother and wife at their home in Betadoor village in Hubli on Tues

Pakistani weightlifters celebrate after Md Nooh Dastgir won...

Pakistani weightlifters celebrate after Md Nooh Dastgir won...

Gold medalist Bidyaluxmi Tourangbam, silver medalist Lidiyamol Sunny...

Gold medalist Bidyaluxmi Tourangbam, silver medalist Lidiyamol Sunny...

Gold medal winning Indian team with other medallist teams...

Gold medal winning Indian team with other medallist teams...

India's Dipika Karthik and Mihilya Methsarani of Sri Lanka in...

India's Dipika Karthik and Mihilya Methsarani of Sri Lanka in...

Gold medal winner WKLA Nimali of Sri Lanka, silver medallist...

Gold medal winner WKLA Nimali of Sri Lanka, silver medallist...

Devotees gather to take holy dip at Har ki Pauri on the occasion of Somvati Amavasaya...

Devotees gather to take holy dip at Har ki Pauri on the occasion of Somvati Amavasaya...

A view after heavy snowfall in Kufri near Shimla...

A view after heavy snowfall in Kufri near Shimla...

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi dressed as Lord Ram during the Nagaon Bhaona Samaroh...

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi dressed as Lord Ram during the Nagaon Bhaona Samaroh...

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