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Journey to the unknown

Published on 04-Jul-2015
lights on: The Adelaide Oval, pictured during a World Cup game, will host the first-ever day-night Test in November.

I n less than five months' time, the same two teams that were involved in the first international game in the 20-over format back...

Goalkeepers in big demand

Published on 04-Jul-2015
 Petr Cech. AP File Photo.

When the summer temperatures soar in Europe, so does the urge for the big clubs to spend some of their ever-growing television revenues.

Delivering verbal volleys

Published on 04-Jul-2015
Roger Federer. Reuters File Photo.

The first audible obscenity in tennis history surely went unpenalised. In a sport where perfection is unattainable -- eventually you will miss...

Back to where it all began

Published on 04-Jul-2015

Few things in life lose their shine quite so easily as sports events. Aside from the highs of record-setting moments, sporting contests...

When queen becomes a sitting duck

Published on 04-Jul-2015
Chess

The queen is the most powerful piece on the chess board but at times it can be the most vulnerable one! This is more so...

Gallery

Published on 04-Jul-2015
The Rio Olympic Games torch which was unveiled on Friday. AP

Former Italy midfielder Damiano Tommasi came out of retirement at the age of 41 when he played for San Marino's La Fiorita at home...

This week

Published on 04-Jul-2015
Wimbledon moves towards the finishline this week.

Wimbledon enters the second week in London. The women's final is scheduled for Saturday.

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...

Photo Gallery
'Umbrella Workshop' where people paint umbrellas with colors in Navi Mumbai...

'Umbrella Workshop' where people paint umbrellas with colors in Navi Mumbai...

Visitors looking the BSF weapons on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the BSF...

Visitors looking the BSF weapons on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the BSF...

Mobile app ' Namma Bellad' launched in Bengaluru...

Mobile app ' Namma Bellad' launched in Bengaluru...

Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti feeds cows during her visit to Gir Seva Goshala in Ahmedabad...

Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti feeds cows during her visit to Gir Seva Goshala in Ahmedabad...

An highly decorated Vruksha hall during the 'BJP Maha Samparka Abhiyan 2015'...

An highly decorated Vruksha hall during the 'BJP Maha Samparka Abhiyan 2015'...

A fire broke out at Sony manufacturing plant in Navi Mumbai on Sunday...

A fire broke out at Sony manufacturing plant in Navi Mumbai on Sunday...

Pilgrims crosses the mountains as they move towards Amarnath Holy Cave Shrine...

Pilgrims crosses the mountains as they move towards Amarnath Holy Cave Shrine...

A Kashmiri Muslim woman offers noon prayers in the ruins of an ancient Hindu temple...

A Kashmiri Muslim woman offers noon prayers in the ruins of an ancient Hindu temple...

A security man keeps vigil on the mountains near Amarnath Holy Cave Shrine 3880 meters high...

A security man keeps vigil on the mountains near Amarnath Holy Cave Shrine 3880 meters high...

An Indian boy practices Mallakhamb, a traditional Indian gymnastic sport...

An Indian boy practices Mallakhamb, a traditional Indian gymnastic sport...

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