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Coe swears by the youth

Published on 29-Aug-2015
IN THE ZONE: Sebastian Coe (centre), the new chief of the IAAF and a two-time Olympic champion, has a huge task of steering the sport through its most challenging phase. FILE PHOTO

Perhaps, it is apt that Sebastian Coe is taking over as the president of the International Association of Athletics Federations...

Slam drought haunts US men as Open looms

Published on 29-Aug-2015
HIGH EXPECTATIONS The big-serving John Isner carries the home hopes at the US Open beginning on Monday.

Not since Andy Roddick's 2003 US Open victory has an American man captured a Grand Slam title, a drought of 47 events entering the US...

Even short draws can be hard-fought

Published on 29-Aug-2015

The general perception in chess is that short draws are the very solid and dull with neither player taking any risk to play...

Back to where she belongs

Published on 29-Aug-2015
SHUTTLE QUEEN: The silver medal in the World Championship has firmly re-established Saina Nehwal's numero uno spot. PTI

Since shifting her base to Bengaluru following the 2014 Asian Games, Indian badminton ace Saina Nehwal has grown from strength...

Dinasour of data in 90 seconds

Published on 29-Aug-2015
INNOVATIVE Women tennis players are being fed with real-time data from WTA-issued iPads during a 90-second on-court coaching visit.

It did not seem especially noteworthy when Angelique Kerber summoned her coach, Torben Beltz, after the first set of her opening match...

Jason sees light of Day

Published on 22-Aug-2015
Jason Day. Reuters File Photo.

After a 314-yard drive on the par-5 16th hole at Whistling Straits, Jason Day had a decision to make. Ahead by three strokes...

More to me than just two bans: Gatlin

Published on 22-Aug-2015
Justin Gatlin. Reuters File Photo.

To many, sprinter Justin Gatlin will forever be the bad guy of track and field: a drug cheat forced to serve not one but two...

Raiding his way to top

Published on 22-Aug-2015
working his way up: Karnataka team skipper Sukesh Hegde (centre and inset), who turns out for Telugu Titans, in action during a Pro Kabaddi League match.

Even before the curtains could fall on the highly successful second season of the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) on Sunday...

Juggling passion and profession

Published on 22-Aug-2015
on a different set Race driver and Hollywood actor Patrick Dempsey has successfully managed to marry his passion and profession.

The heart-throb of US network series 'Grey's Anatomy' --until 'Dr McDreamy' was killed off in a car accident last season...

One has to be aware of time control

Published on 22-Aug-2015

Apart from chess skills on the chessboard, one has to be totally aware of the time control and make the mandatory moves...

Photo Gallery
Participants run during the Hyderabad Marathon 2015 which witnessed a massive turnout...

Participants run during the Hyderabad Marathon 2015 which witnessed a massive turnout...

People take part in rafting at Bogamati, a picnic spot, in Baska district of Assam...

People take part in rafting at Bogamati, a picnic spot, in Baska district of Assam...

A woman crosses a flooded area over a raft made of banana tree trunks at Dhakuakhana in...

A woman crosses a flooded area over a raft made of banana tree trunks at Dhakuakhana in...

Bollywood actor Kriti Sanon walks the ramp displaying an outfit by designer...

Bollywood actor Kriti Sanon walks the ramp displaying an outfit by designer...

Ganesh idols are taken to the pandals ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi festival ...

Ganesh idols are taken to the pandals ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi festival ...

Artist from Purilia performing Chhau Dance during Photo Fair in...

Artist from Purilia performing Chhau Dance during Photo Fair in...

An elderly man wades through a submerged bridge in flood water at Bengalipara...

An elderly man wades through a submerged bridge in flood water at Bengalipara...

Bollywood actor Arjun Rampal showcases a creation by designer Bugatti during Lakme Fashion...

Bollywood actor Arjun Rampal showcases a creation by designer Bugatti during Lakme Fashion...

President Pranab Mukherjee honours gymnast Dipa Karmakar with Arjuna Award 2015...

President Pranab Mukherjee honours gymnast Dipa Karmakar with Arjuna Award 2015...

Malayali women light lamps at Lord Ayyappa Temple on the occasion of Onam festival...

Malayali women light lamps at Lord Ayyappa Temple on the occasion of Onam festival...

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