Ravi Chakravarthy

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Rio 2016: Flops on the big stage

Deepika Kumari

It’s human nature to kick a person when down, though we forget it’s both unjust and unfair. In sports, it becomes even more pertinent.

Need to have an emotional connect with coach: Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli wears his heart on his sleeve and is someone who gives as good as he gets.

Coach Anil Kumble: Day one at office

Anil Kumble

Former skipper Kumble takes charge as Team India coach at preparatory camp in Bengaluru

IPL 9: Sunrisers Hyderabad win maiden IPL title

Sunrisers Hyderabad skipper David Warner with the winning trophy of IPL 2016. (Photo: PTI)

Riding on the brilliance of their skipper David Warner and backed by a razor-sharp attack, Sunrisers Hyderabad first stunned and then silenced the Royal Challengers Bangalore to seal their maiden IPL

Riding on fan loyalty

It’s a given that the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium would be enveloped in a sea of red.

IPL 9: David Warner bros entertainment


For someone who lays it all out there on the field, a passion for the game that over-rides everything else, David Warner is a typical leader of men.

Virat Kohli gutted at not crossing the line

Virat Kohli

It’s not easy to understand the pain that Virat Kohli must have gone through on Sunday night.

IPL 9: Virat Kohli out to Eclipse sunrisers

AB de Villiers at a practice session on Saturday. (Photo: PTI)

After 51 days and 59 matches that’s taken us through some roller-coaster rides, breathtaking batting displays, brilliance with the ball and amazing alacrity on the field, IPL-9 will usher in a new cha

I don’t give a damn about any stat: AB de Villiers


Virat Kohli and his boys charge on to the field after their sensational win. (Photo: Shashidhar B.)

IPL 9: Lions shrug off early jitters

RCB spinner Iqbal Abdulla (centre) celebrates the fall of a Gujarat batsman on Tuesday. (Photos: Shashidhar B)

At the halfway mark, it didn’t look like a T20 game that the IPL fans were used to. True, the RCB loyalists weren’t complaining but the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium looked like a turf not seen in a while.

It is hard not to recall the great relief the country felt when news came around September 29 midday that the Indian Army had sent its commandos across the Line of Control (LoC) to take out “launchpad

Within days of the terrorist attack on Kashmir’s Uri, in which 19 Indian Army soldiers lost their lives, and as the government mulled various options, some newspapers and digital platforms published a