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  • Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar during practice at Chaudhary Bansi Lal cricket stadium in Rohtak.
    Oct 29, 2013 01:01 IST

    Tough to fill Sachin’s spot: Dravid

    As Sachin Tendulkar prepares to walk into the sunset, a question mark remains over who will take over the No. 4 slot in the India line-up. Former India captain Rahul Dravid feels it will take some time to fill the void left by Tendulkar’s retirement.

  • Arsene Wenger
    Oct 24, 2013 02:26 IST

    Lewandowski spoils Wenger’s birthday, Milan hold Barcelona

    Robert Lewandowski got the 82nd-minute winner as Borussia Dortmund put the brakes on Arsenal’s campaign win. Had Arsenal won, Wenger would have had a reason to celebrate his 64th birthday.

  • David Moyes
    Oct 23, 2013 00:46 IST

    Faltering Man United hope to turn things around

    Manchester United will once again turn to the Champions League for solace on Wednesday when Real Sociedad visit Old Trafford in the third round of Group A matches.

  • The Indian archery teams Deepika Kumari (L), Laishram Bombayala Devi (C) and Dola Banerjee(R) hold their gold medals
    Oct 01, 2013 02:36 IST

    Disappointing start for archers at Worlds

    It was a disappoin-ting day for the Indian women recurve archers at the World Championships which got underway in Antalya, Turkey. The trio of Deepika Kumari and veterans Dola Banerjee and Chekrovolu Swuro were ranked 12th in the team championships.

  • Vijender 1
    Sep 29, 2009 14:23 IST

    Vijender becomes world No. 1 in 75 kg category

    Olympic and World Championship bronze medallist Vijender Singh has achieved yet another first for Indian boxing by becoming the world's top-ranked pugilist in the middle weight (75kg) category.

  • Wasim Akram
    Sep 29, 2009 20:48 ISTAkram slams Team India's attitude

    Team India looks unimpressive and disinterested: Akram

    The Indian Team in the Champions Trophy is looking like a bunch of "disinterested" and "listless" cricketers who have their mind somewhere else, said former Pakistan skipper Wasim Akram.

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    Sep 30, 2009 01:12 ISTHindustan Times Exclusive

    Sports bodies use your money, resist your scrutiny

    Would you like to know how much of taxpayers’ money is spent on hockey stadiums? How much we pay our squash coaches? Too bad, you have no right to do so. Ajai Masand examines...How funds are used

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    Sep 30, 2009 02:02 IST

    Wanted: Ishant’s quick-fix

    If Ishant Sharma’s slide is not arrested, it will be particularly debilitating to India’s thrust in world cricket for he is one of those rare specimens — the out-and-out quick Indian bowler, writes Anand Vasu.

  • Oct 01, 2009 23:14 IST

    ‘No security guarantee for Games athletes’

    Australia's Commonwealth Games chief said on Thursday he cannot guarantee the safety of his country's athletes at next year's games in New Delhi, and will let them decide whether they want to compete.

  • Oct 01, 2009 23:18 IST

    Mahindra win opener

    David Booth gambled on his I-League return with Mahindra United and it stopped reigning champions Churchill Brothers on Thursday, reports Gordon D’Costa.

  • Oct 01, 2009 23:21 IST

    Moment of truth for Obama factor

    Sport and politics converge in a potent mix on Friday with the credibility of the US President on the line as International Olympic Committee (IOC) members choose the venue for the 2016 Summer Olympics.

  • Misbah-ul-Haq
    Oct 02, 2009 00:12 IST

    The (a little too) beautiful game

    It’s a different thing altogether. Just after the VIP underwear ad, cut short (the ad, not the briefs) I saw Dinesh Kartik play a solid forward defence shot to a straight, bouncy delivery from Darren Sammy’s first ball of the 27th over, writes Indrajit Hazra.

  • Team India
    Oct 02, 2009 00:17 IST

    Collective failure

    A quick look at the key comparative statistics of India and the four Champions Trophy semifinalists could tell you where India messed up. Straight off, they didn’t score enough.

  • Nathan Bracken
    Oct 02, 2009 00:24 IST

    Australia will miss Clarke & Bracken

    The first semifinal could well be the eighth one-dayer between Australia and England. They barely finished a seven-match ODI series before they got on the plane for the Champions Trophy. Australia have lost Michael Clarke and Nathan Bracken to injury and have not looked as solid as they usually do, writes Sunil Gavaskar.