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Spurs, Inter eye European glory

Several former winners enter the Europa League picture this week as the likes of Tottenham Hotspur and Inter Milan begin the long road to glory in the play-off round.

Robin Carpenter wins Pro Challenge

Robin Carpenter won a mud marred stage two of the USA Pro Challenge on Tuesday, surviving several mountain challenges en route to the biggest victory of his young career.

Robin Carpenter wins Pro Challenge

Robin Carpenter won a mud marred stage two of the USA Pro Challenge on Tuesday, surviving several mountain challenges en route to the biggest victory of his young career.

Michael Phelps confident ahead of Pan Pacific Championships

Michael Phelps

Michael Phelps’ comeback to competitive swimming has been anything but smooth sailing. A series of rare defeats have illuminated the enormous challenge he faces getting back to the top.

Athletics Federation of India names 56-member squad

Arpinder Singh

The Athletics Federation of India on Wednesday named a 56-member squad, including 30 women athletes, for the Incheon Asian Games to be held next month.

Jitu Rai sets sights on Olympics quota

Jitu Rai

Commonwealth Games gold medal shooter Jitu Rai has had no time to relax on his laurels as he sets his sights on an Olympics quota place at the World Championships in Granada, Spain, next month.

A political party which seeks a text book start often remains superficial, pretending that the preamble or the introduction remains the real thing. For a party that created a great propaganda machine to devastate the Congress during the election, the Bharatiya Janata Party regime has little to say.

The Narendra Modi government approaching the 100-day mark demands an assessment of its performance. A national television channel even arranged, more a boxing match than a debate, a programme on whether Mr Modi’s foreign policy is continuity or radical change.