The careers of Flamini and Nuri Sahin,his midfield counterpart for Dortmund,have followed a similar,quirky arc.
What does it mean for Indian snooker that Aditya Mehta has become the first Indian to make the final of a ranking tournament in the pro circuit?
World No.4 Junhui ends local cueist's dream run in tournament with a 5-0 win in the title clash.
Mehta beats Advani 4-3 in quarterfinal,makes history as first Indian in ranking semis.
Local star storms back to win 4-1 after losing first frame,could face Advani in quarters.
Beats Marcus Campbell,ranked 43 spots above him,to follow Aditya Mehta into Round Two.
27-year-old dumps out former World Champion Ebdon thanks to two century breaks
The Anand-Carlsen Championship clash has grabbed most of the chess worlds attention.
His last tournament before the big match,Carlsen would feel that he is approaching Novembers title bout close to peak form.
The opposition is strong,and the conditions challenging.
The 22-year-old Carlsen is arguably Norway's greatest ever sportsman.
The success of an event depends greatly on its ability to destroy memories of the effort,anxiety and discomfort that lead up to it.
What goes into making a chess superstar? The No.1s father,Henrik,tells The Indian Express.
It is the first time that such a clause has been introduced in a championship match.
Magnus Carlsen has what other chess champions dont marketability.
Watchers of sport often marvel at the restorative effects of the assorted sprays,unguents and tapes that the physio carries around in his medical kit
One hundred ODI games on and the debate on Rohit Sharma is far from being settled.
The minders at Old Trafford know that it is results on the field and trophies that will help with the transition. The 26 league goals that came with Van Persie,brought for GBP 24 mn from Arsenal,pretty much handed the team the 2012-13 league title.
Anand speaks about his busy year so far,his crushing loss against Carlsen and more...
With no more tournaments to play before world championship in November,Anand reflects on an underwhelming year