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Starting from scratch

Published on 29-Apr-2017
Passionate: Victoria Azarenka will most likely play her first event on return in July at Stanford. NYT

The child care was done, if only for a moment, and Victoria Azarenka was back where it all began...

Tweaking rule to limit technology

Published on 29-Apr-2017
Setting it right: Golfing authorities decided to limit the use of advanced video technology in making rulings after the Lexi Thompson affair. Thompson was penalised by officials based on an e-mail from a viewer.

The governing bodies that oversee golf's rule book relied on a dose of common sense last Tuesday...

Falling below expectations

Published on 29-Apr-2017
Tough start: Manchester United's Jose Mourinho (left) and Manchester City's Pep Guardiola will have to make some intelliigent purchases this summer. Reuters

This time, it felt more local, more intimate. The first Manchester derby of the season...

Changing tracks no more a sin

Published on 29-Apr-2017
Ambitious: Two-time Formula One champion Fernando Alonso desires to win the Triple Crown of the greatest races -- Monaco Grand Prix, Indianapolis 500 and Le Mans. AP/PTI

The Formula One series was off last week, giving Fernando Alonso free time to travel to Alabama...

This week

Published on 22-Apr-2017

The first Test between West Indies and Pakistan at Kingston is scheduled for a Monday finish...

Focusing on a single piece can backfire

Published on 22-Apr-2017

There are a few games where one can witness a single piece moving many times in the opening stages of a chess game...

Seeking answers in exchange zone

Published on 22-Apr-2017
losing grip Bunglings in exchanges have cost the Americans dear in recent times in the 4x100 relays, with Jamaica dominating the event. afp

Whether it's dropping the baton or being disqualified, US men's 4x100 metres relay teams, once the dominant forces...

Barca game far from over

Published on 22-Apr-2017
devastated: Superstars Neymar will look to write a new chapter next season after a disappointing end to their campaign in Europe. AFP

The 87th minute came and went. The moment when the last miracle began was the point at which any hopes...

A slice of history in a Paris gymnasium

Published on 22-Apr-2017
PEEPING BACK IN TIME The basketball court at the Paris YMCA, seen from the running track above, is claimed to be the oldest in the world. NYT

The basketball court has warped over the years, growing herringbone hillocks and hollows, like some miniature...

Mum is the word!

Published on 22-Apr-2017
turning a page: Serena Williams' announcement of pregnancy has created a tizzy in the sporting world. afp

In the odds-defying journey of women athletes, pregnancy continues to be viewed as a major roadblock. This presumption...

Photo Gallery
My Take: Can you count colours? Photo by Nalini R Magal from Hassan...

My Take: Can you count colours? Photo by Nalini R Magal from Hassan...

My Take: Happiness as a warm puppy. Photo by Varsha Chalageri from Dharwad...

My Take: Happiness as a warm puppy. Photo by Varsha Chalageri from Dharwad...

My Take: Pretty posers. Photo by Siddhi Doddanavar, from Belgaum...

My Take: Pretty posers. Photo by Siddhi Doddanavar, from Belgaum...

My Take: You mean, I wont grow up to be a tiger? Photo by Praveenkumar P K from Dharwad

My Take: You mean, I wont grow up to be a tiger? Photo by Praveenkumar P K from Dharwad

The good side vs the bad side. Photo by Gayatri Venkatesh from Bengaluru...

The good side vs the bad side. Photo by Gayatri Venkatesh from Bengaluru...

Border Security Force (BSF) personals handing over a 15 years old Pakistani national Razak...

Border Security Force (BSF) personals handing over a 15 years old Pakistani national Razak...

Basaveshwara statue is decorated on the occasion of Basava Jayanthi and Akshaya Tritiya....

Basaveshwara statue is decorated on the occasion of Basava Jayanthi and Akshaya Tritiya....

A Japanese Hitoshi Takahashi biker performs stunt during Yamaha FMX stunt show in Kochi, Kerala...

A Japanese Hitoshi Takahashi biker performs stunt during Yamaha FMX stunt show in Kochi, Kerala...

People use umbrella to protect from rain at at MG Road and Kasturba Road junction in Bengaluru...

People use umbrella to protect from rain at at MG Road and Kasturba Road junction in Bengaluru...

A lion beats the heat by relaxing under a tree at Dr Shivaram Karnath Biological Park...

A lion beats the heat by relaxing under a tree at Dr Shivaram Karnath Biological Park...

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