Ravi Chakravarthy

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King LeBron James looks for redemption

Cleveland Cavaliers’ LeBron James reacts during the NBA game against the New York  — AFP

Four years after enacting the drama, the controversial and shocking ‘The Decision’ on prime time television to announce his departure from Cleveland Cavaliers to Miami Heat in South Beach, LeBron Jame

Chicago Bulls trample Knicks in citadel

Chicago Bulls’ Pau Gasol shoots over the New York Knicks’ Samuel Dalembert during the first half of their NBA game. -AP

There was so much at stake for the New York Knicks on their opening night of the NBA season against the Chicago Bulls.

Bulls pin their hopes on Rose

Formidable contenders for the championships on most occasions, the Chicago Bulls, on the eve of their first game of the NBA season look distinctly dangerous. And not without reason.

Knicks set to take on Bulls in NBA opener

For the New York Knicks, the start couldn’t have been tougher.

San Antonio set for title defence

Four-and-a-half months after their runaway victory over Miami Heat, NBA champions San Antonio Spurs are raring to go for another shot at the title in what promises to be an exciting season ahead.

Lahore Lions’ pain, Chennai Super Kings Gain

EFFORT IN VAIN: Lahore Lions’ players are jubilant after dismissing a Perth Scorchers batsman. — R. Samuel

For a short while, defending a below-par score, Lahore Lions showed grit and for about half-hour of play during the Perth Scorchers’ innings, it looked like they would pull off the impossible.

Lahore Lions target semi-final spot

Lahore Lions will have to be at their best to upstage the Perth Scorchers.— Asian age

It’s ironic that the Lahore Lions, whose participation in the Champions League T20 looked remote, are now in with a distinct possibility of knocking out one of the most successful IPL teams in its sev

Serbs ready for a great future

For a country of Serbia’s size, the sporting passion of their nation dwarfs bigger countries.

Crowd support stirs passion in bullring

A spectator shows his support.

For a while out there, Somdev Devvarman looked out of his league.

Indians lost plot in the mind

 Dusan Lajovic

Sport, as in life, is all about being mentally strong. Professional skills are a pre-requisite but there are times when you need to make a slight change in perception and strategy and lift your game.

The Archers and Test cricket: words you rarely find in the same sentence and more’s the pity as there’s not much else that can give greater innocent pleasure.

For those younger Pakistanis born in the 1990s and later, the country’s growing dysfunctionality and its slipping further behind in the global comity of nations across a wide front, has seemed to be t