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CWG 2018: P Gururaja arrives late, fashionably late
Fri, Apr 06, 2018

Gururaja become India;s first medallist at CWG 2018 after he won the silver medal in the men's 56kg category weightlifting.

CWG 2018: 16-year-old Manu Bhaker, India’s gold medallist with an unusual story
Sun, Apr 08, 2018

Manu Bhaker, a restless 16-year-old who gave up boxing and martial arts, indulges in bungee-jumping, finds time for needle-work, loves ice-skating and hates talking about her chances of being on the podium at Gold Coast.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Medal will improve my family’s living standard, says P Gururaja
Thu, Apr 05, 2018

P Gururaja says it's not only about individual glory but also about providing a decent livelihood for his family.

I keep thinking what would have happened if Dinesh Karthik hadn’t hit that six, says Vijay Shankar
Wed, Mar 21, 2018

Vijay Shankar rues the missed chance as he recalls his nightmare in the final T20I of the Nidahas Trophy against Bangladesh at Colombo.

Irani Cup: For 40-year-old Wasim Jaffer, 285 is not just a number
Fri, Mar 16, 2018

Wasim Jaffer might not be done breaking records yet, even if he shattered an incessant number of them en route to his unbeaten 285.

R Praggnanandhaa: The boy in pursuit to become the king
Sun, Mar 04, 2018

With the clock ticking down, it's getting increasingly difficult for R Praggnanandhaa to become the youngest Grandmaster. But whether he achieves it or not is of incidental value to his parents and coach, who believe he's earmarked for bigger feats.

From Ranji to Vijay Hazare Trophy: The incredible run of Mayank Agarwal
Sat, Feb 24, 2018

As they sit to pick team for T20I tri-series in SL, selectors will find it difficult to ignore Mayank Agarwal’s spectacular season: Beginning Ranji Trophy, he has amassed 1970 runs in 28 innings at a strike rate of 107.

Vijay Hazare Trophy 2018: Siva, destroyer of Delhi, was once a prodigy
Fri, Feb 23, 2018

D Siva Kumar had shown it all in his first spell that broke Delhi’s back-accounting for Unmukt Chand, Gautam Gambhir, Hiten Dalal and Rishabh Pant.

Vijay Hazare Trophy 2018: Mumbai trophy cabinet remains bare, but lack of spin option bigger concern
Thu, Feb 22, 2018

Mumbai’s spin bowling has been a worry ever since Ramesh Powar, who was their spin-bowling coach until recently, drifted into his twilight years.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s Knuckleball: Floats like a butterfly, stings like Bhuvi
Tue, Feb 20, 2018

Zaheer Khan first showed the true wicket-taking potential of the knuckleball and now Bhuvneshwar Kumar has evolved it into an art form.

When conditions don’t apply: India’s top-three fire on all cylinders once again
Fri, Feb 16, 2018

The Indian top-three’s dominance over South Africa in one-dayers is only an extension of their form in Australia and England too.

IPL Auction 2018: Cinderella stories from IPL auctions set to continue
Sat, Jan 27, 2018

IPL teams have become smarter but Cinderella stories and breaking the bank to but stars are par for the course.

ICC U-19 World Cup 2018: Home is behind, the world ahead for India Colts
Tue, Jan 16, 2018

With Rahul Dravid as coach, India’s Under-19 World Cup squad has been prepped with unprecedented attention to detail.

Viswanathan Anand rewinds and fast forwards to win World Rapid Chess Championship
Sat, Dec 30, 2017

Viswanathan Anand, at 48, turns back the clock and shows old touch to win Rapid Championship, ending retirement speculations.

South Africa vs Zimbabwe Four-Day Test: Save fifth day to save Tests
Tue, Dec 26, 2017

South Africa-Zimbabwe 4-day experimental Test brings to fore an argument that shrinking the longest format might be cost-effective, but makes cricket’s oldest narrative poorer and one-dimensional.

Sachin Tendulkar’s template for healthy India
Sat, Dec 23, 2017

Sachin Tendulkar wished to see India transform from a sport-loving nation to sport-playing nation.

Ranji Trophy 2017: Krishnappa Gowtham finds redemption as Karnataka rout Mumbai to make semifinals
Mon, Dec 11, 2017

K Gowtham returned with figures of 6/104 as Karnataka defeated Mumbai by an innings and 20 runs to register a semi-final berth

Ravichandran Ashwin or Ravindra Jadeja: The away spinning conundrum for India
Fri, Dec 08, 2017

Choosing between R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja will be a dilemma for Indian skipper Virat Kohli during the upcoming South Africa series.

In tough series, Sri Lanka see Silva lining at last
Thu, Dec 07, 2017

Hopeless and breathless for most part of the series, the visitors step up on the final day as Dhananjaya de Silva and Roshen Silva dig in to deny India.

India vs Sri Lanka: Dhananjaya de Silva’s mind conquers body
Thu, Dec 07, 2017

Dhananjaya de Silva endured bouncers, yorkers and sledging to score his maiden hundred, alongside a textbook rescue act.