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In the line of fire again

Published on 27-Jun-2015
testing times: Having retired from Tests, MS Dhoni can rediscover his Midas touch in the shorter versions. AP

A few days ago, a national television news channel made a pathetic attempt at putting Mahendra Singh Dhoni down while comparing...

Tevez back to where he belongs

Published on 27-Jun-2015
Carlos Tevez. AP File Photo.

The world is full of expatriates, who might best understand Carlos Tevez. Over the past 11 years -- almost a lifetime...

Passive play could result in a defeat

Published on 27-Jun-2015

Defence in a game of chess can be active as well as passive depending on the style of the player. There are players who do...

'Serious' fun gone missing!

Published on 27-Jun-2015
show-stopper John McEnroe's stunning tennis earned him as much popularity as his on-court theatrics did during the 1980s. ap

Watching a grey-haired, smart-suited 56-year-old John McEnroe speak with mature insight about all-things tennis it seems...

New force on rapid rise

Published on 27-Jun-2015
Jordan Spieth. AP File Photo.

Failing is not the worst feeling in the world. If Jordan Spieth's Grand Slam hopes had disappeared in the cup along with Dustin Johnson...

Gallery

Published on 27-Jun-2015

Streakers have been something cricket has had to worry about ever since a naked Michael Angelow leapt over the stumps during...

This week

Published on 27-Jun-2015
Serena Williams will be gunning for her third Slam of the year when Wimbledon kicks off on Monday.

TENNIS: The Wimbledon Championships gets underway at the All England Club on Monday.

A walk in the dope lane

Published on 20-Jun-2015
under a cloud: Russian race walkers, including Olga Kaniskina (second from right), who was barred in January 2015 for doping violations, and Elena Lashmanova (third from right), also caught doping, train in Saransk, Russia in August, 2013. NYT

The palatial glass-and-steel Olympic Training Center of the Republic of Mordovia rises from the flattened landscape of Saransk...

Hulkenberg's big moment

Published on 20-Jun-2015
AP File Photo for representation.

The world of Formula One, like life itself, can be cruel. Drivers come and go, their stars rise and fall, and great talents...

Staying strong in a storm

Published on 20-Jun-2015
waiting to strike: Former World Champion Sarita Devi says she has put behind the Incheon Asian Games controversy. dh photo/ bk janardhan

A World Championship gold medal and four Asian Championship titles didn't bring her as much attention as a display of pain...

Photo Gallery
Shuttler Jwala Gutta at a press conference at LB Indoor Stadium in Hyderabad...

Shuttler Jwala Gutta at a press conference at LB Indoor Stadium in Hyderabad...

Bollywood actress Sunny Leone after a press conference in Mumbai...

Bollywood actress Sunny Leone after a press conference in Mumbai...

Sadhus stand in a queue to register themselves for the annual pilgrimage to the Amarnath cave...

Sadhus stand in a queue to register themselves for the annual pilgrimage to the Amarnath cave...

A paramilitary soldier keeps a watch on the Jammu- Srinagar highway...

A paramilitary soldier keeps a watch on the Jammu- Srinagar highway...

Children reading the Quran in the holy month of Ramadan in Agartala...

Children reading the Quran in the holy month of Ramadan in Agartala...

A house collapses at Mirik after landslides triggered heavy rains in Darjeeling...

A house collapses at Mirik after landslides triggered heavy rains in Darjeeling...

Army aspirants travel on the roof of a train in Jodhpur after participating recruitment rally...

Army aspirants travel on the roof of a train in Jodhpur after participating recruitment rally...

Women take selfies with their girl children as part of the 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' campaign...

Women take selfies with their girl children as part of the 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' campaign...

Farmers participate in a bull race at a paddy field in Canning village in South 24 Pargana...

Farmers participate in a bull race at a paddy field in Canning village in South 24 Pargana...

Pranab Mukherjee offers prayers to the sacred Dwajasthambham (flag-mast) of Lord Shiva...

Pranab Mukherjee offers prayers to the sacred Dwajasthambham (flag-mast) of Lord Shiva...

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