Friday, Oct 31, 2014

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Iranian chess prodigy has Carlsen as mentor
Wed, Oct 08, 2014

Aryan, who is currently playing in the World Junior Chess Championship in Pune, is being touted as the next Magnus Carlsen.

ISL: One day, Indians will reach European level, says David Trezeguet
Fri, Oct 10, 2014

Trezeguet, the World Cup and European Championship winner, has had a storming beginning to his short stint in India.

Glasgow-Incheon, miles apart
Mon, Sep 15, 2014

The presence of China, Japan and South Korea will dwarf the Indian contingent at the Asian Games.

Women succeed where men have failed, beat England to win series
Sun, Aug 17, 2014

Mithali Raj scored an unbeaten 50 in the Test. India will now take on England in a three-match ODI series.

Arpinder Singh’s bronze tempered by what could have been
Mon, Aug 04, 2014

Arpinder, whose first leap of 16.63 metres got him bronze, was very disappointed with the performance.

From villain to darling in under 38 secs
Mon, Aug 04, 2014

The Jamaican Usain Bolt’s quartet posted a time of 37.58 seconds, a new CWG record.

Always in their slipstream
Mon, Aug 04, 2014

Australia defend Commonwealth Games hockey gold after a 4-0 thrashing of India in the final.

India set up Aussie date after comeback win over New Zealand
Sun, Aug 03, 2014

Rupinder and Birendra Lakra were solid in defence and prevented two on-goal attempts by New Zealand.

P V Sindhu aims to emulate Saina Nehwal, in champion’s absence
Sat, Aug 02, 2014

Saina Nehwal, the defending Commonwealth Champion is not participating in the event.

India beat Singapore, will face them again in final
Sat, Aug 02, 2014

Sharath and Amalraj progress to the gold medal match in the men’s table-tennis doubles event.

Bordering on excellence
Sat, Aug 02, 2014

Seema Punia had won a bronze in the Delhi edition of the Games four years ago.

Rushing into danger, Vijender’s achilles heel
Fri, Aug 01, 2014

The 3-0 result over Prince moved Vijender into the semi-final, assuring him of a bronze.

Dutt’s how it is done
Fri, Aug 01, 2014

Olympic bronze medallist Yogeshwar uses his signature move — ‘Fitele’ — to win gold in Glasgow.

Glasgow gives Maharashtra village three reasons to cheer
Thu, Jul 31, 2014

Three lifters who won bronze make coach and his gym proud.

Wrestlers forced to settle for silver
Thu, Jul 31, 2014

Four Indian wrestlers, including World Cup medallist Bajrang, forced to settle for silver.

Vinesh wins gold, with help from her cousin
Wed, Jul 30, 2014

Vinesh has been brought up by her uncle on the family’s staple diet of wrestling.

Glasgow 2014: Indian mat-adors
Wed, Jul 30, 2014

Sushil Kumar leads the way as wrestlers win three gold and one silver on India’s best day in Glasgow.

Born in Nepal, made in India: Jitu Rai wins pistol gold
Tue, Jul 29, 2014

Rai’s dominance in the final saw bronze medallist Repacholi of Australia lag behind by a whopping 27.1 points.

She still waits for reward Pune Municipal Corporation promised
Mon, Jul 28, 2014

Anisa Sayyed again makes nation proud, PMC yet to give her flat promised in 2010.

Tactical errors cost women paddlers bronze
Mon, Jul 28, 2014

India did not have the best of starts, with K Shamini losing her opening singles rubber rather tamely.

Medal count gets a lift
Mon, Jul 28, 2014

Indian weightlifters have shown their class and have been big contributors to India's medal tally.

Mother would have smiled seeing this medal around my neck, says Omkar Otari
Mon, Jul 28, 2014

Omkar, who made a comeback in 2013, lifted the bronze in the 69 kg category at the Commonwealth Games.

After beating facial paralysis, Prakash wins 10m pistol silver
Sun, Jul 27, 2014

It wasn’t as if I was down, but it was all at the back of my head even when I walked into the range today, Najappa says.

Rupinder the only bright spot in India’s rusty win over Wales
Sat, Jul 26, 2014

Rupinder was often India’s one-man backline against the Welsh.

Matsa’s bronze a silver lining; Swati fourth
Sat, Jul 26, 2014

The 19-year-old Matsa started weightlifting only four years ago on the insistence of her uncle.

Likmaban, Chana finish second best
Fri, Jul 25, 2014

Chana lost to England’s McKenzie, while the 20-year-old Likmaban went down to Scotland’s Chloe Rayner.

Pinki Jangra steps into spotlight
Thu, Jul 24, 2014

24-year-old Pinki Jangra, who pipped Mary Kom in the trials, has big boots to fill.

Sreejesh, the custodian of India’s hopes
Wed, Jul 23, 2014

Sreejesh, capped 100 times for India, is the only goalkeeper in the 16-man squad.

Paddlers gear up for Singapore challenge
Wed, Jul 23, 2014

Sharath Kamal has emerged as the father-figure to India’s paddlers in the run-up to the Games.

All of eight, this daughter of village teacher returns Asian chess champ
Tue, Jul 01, 2014

The government officer not only paid Sanskruti’s entry fee, but also bought tickets for her parents to accompany her to Tashkent.

Belgium: Kompany & Co
Thu, Jun 12, 2014

Belgium, led by their multi-faceted captain Kompany, are tipped to go far in the Cup.

Music, food and football come together in Goa’s inter-village tournaments
Sun, Jun 08, 2014

Hundreds of such inter-village tournaments are organised all over Goa in April and May, with a 5,000-strong crowd for the semi-final and final matches

Greece: Pirate ship aim for big splash
Sat, Jun 07, 2014

Greece was nicknamed the 'Pirate Ship' during the team's incredible summer in Portugal ten years ago.

FIFA World Cup: A team, more than the sum of its parts
Thu, Jun 05, 2014

Striker Mario Mandzukic, with 13 international goals to his name will be leading the Croatian attack.

IPL 7: Rise of the specialists
Sun, Jun 01, 2014

The 7th edition of the IPL has hardened the mould of format-specific players around whom teams are built.

After IPL, Pune’s Kedar Jadhav takes guard for Indian team
Thu, May 29, 2014

Ranji Trophy top scorer in 2013-14 picked up for Bangladesh tour; 29-yr-old says opportunity has come at the right time.