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Li Na

Australian Open: Friend to all racquets, Li Na races into semis

January 21, 2014 10:49:00 am

Li revealed why she does not vent her frustration by smashing racquets during matches.


Tanisi, 11, has TT coach Engel on cloud nine

January 21, 2014 10:26:25 am

German has previously been head coach of national team of Spain and Netherlands.


Decision to run cricket according to commercial interests will cause inequity

January 21, 2014 10:14:51 am

Cricket needs a powerful commercial base, and rigorous money management.

N Srinivasan

Big Three get bigger – India, England, Australia set to change world order

January 21, 2014 9:47:40 am

It remains to be seen how the FTP-defying BCCI will make use of the new arrangement.

Andy Murray has a bout of racket rage

January 21, 2014 3:26:23 am

Murray had 27 unforced errors in the third set, compared to just four in the first.

Shooting coaches raise cudgels as SAI shares crumbs

January 21, 2014 3:22:51 am

All the Indian coaches had been working without pay for that duration.

Top heavy in last eight

January 21, 2014 3:17:27 am

Rafa, Andy and Roger join Novak in quarters; Cibulkova dumps Sharapova from Open.


Ranji Trophy: Maharashtra outclass Bengal, end two-decade long wait for final berth

January 21, 2014 8:53:24 am

Fallah has acquired some amazing skills having bowled on belters for a better part of his career.

Karun Nair

Ranji Trophy: Nothing goes Punjab’s way

January 21, 2014 9:04:39 am

Amit Verma, added 110 runs with Nair, the hero of the day with 107*.

Azhar Ali

In chase of 302, Azhar Ali, pulls off daylight heist

January 21, 2014 9:17:20 am

Ali blazed 103 off 137 balls with six fours and Misbah-ul-Haq remained unbeaten on 68 off 72 balls.

Corey Anderson

Corey Anderson – Playing like a millionaire

January 21, 2014 1:54:23 pm

All-rounder Corey Anderson's ability to clear ropes will make him a big draw at IPL auction.

Karun Nair

Ranji Trophy: Ton-up Karun Nair puts Karnataka in lead

January 20, 2014 7:14:10 pm

Karnataka piled up 312 runs to their overnight score and lost only three wickets in the process.


Ranji Trophy: Maharashtra crush Bengal to enter final

January 20, 2014 5:59:45 pm

Maharashtra have put up a stunning performance since Surendra Bhave took over from Dermot Reeve.

Roger Federer

Australian Open: Vintage Roger Federer routs Jo Wilfried-Tsonga

January 20, 2014 4:52:12 pm

Federer muscled into his 41st grand slam quarter-final, equaling record of Jimmy Connors.

Mitchell Johnson

Mitchell Johnson pips Michael Clarke to Allan Border medal

January 20, 2014 4:15:05 pm

Johnson was adjudged man of the series in Australia's 5-0 Ashes triumph over England.

Andy Murray

Australian Open: Frustrated Andy Murray ends Stephane Robert’s run

January 20, 2014 3:39:33 pm

Robert was the first lucky loser to reach the fourth round at Melbourne Park.

Rafael Nadal

Australian Open: Rafael Nadal quashes Kei Nishikori threat to reach quarter-finals

January 20, 2014 3:25:16 pm

Nadal had come hurtling into the match with a brutal demolition of Gael Monfils.

David Moyes

David Moyes admits ‘massive challenge’ after Chelsea loss

January 20, 2014 1:42:43 pm

Jose Mourinho sympathised with his opposite number, saying United started as the stronger side.


Atletico Madrid can go top after Barcelona held at Levante

January 20, 2014 12:43:26 pm

Real Madrid are third on 50 points, level with Atletico but behind on goal difference.

Victoria Azarenka

Australian Open: Victoria Azarenka safely into quarter-finals

January 20, 2014 12:34:39 pm

Victoria Azarenka has firmed as favourite to retain her crown.

Maria Sharapova

Australian Open: Maria Sharapova’s quest halted by Dominika Cibulkova roadblock

January 20, 2014 2:07:42 pm

Cibulkova overcame Sharapova on her preferred surface of clay at the 2009 French Open.


No Portuguese football stars, but Brandon Fernandes makes up for absence

January 20, 2014 10:43:46 am

India's brightest young player has returned for his first competitive match at home.

Karan Singh

Runaway kid makes each stride count

January 20, 2014 10:39:14 am

Karan Singh (26) had run away from home when he was 12 alongside brother Budha Ram.

Sangram Atitkar

Ranji Trophy: Sangram Atitkar ton raises Maharashtra’s final hopes

January 20, 2014 10:31:32 am

After bowling Bengal out for a paltry 114, Maharashtra were content to build on their good work.

Alastair Cook

After losing ODI series, Alastair Cook hints at stepping down

January 20, 2014 11:27:16 am

England's disastrous tour Down Under continued as they lost their third consecutive ODI.