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Sharma picked up 1,531 of the total 2,791 votes cast while 1983 World Cup winner Madan Lal polled 1,004 votes.

03 Jul 2018 2:15 AM

Russian tryst with football’s extravaganza, at a glance

Till finals day in Moscow on July 15 then, read on, share and enjoy this offering.

05 May 2018 1:47 AM

Shreyas Iyer takes over from Gautam Gambhir

“I was sitting alone and thinking, I couldn’t handle the pressure... I was not good enough and that is all,” he added.

26 Apr 2018 7:33 AM

Iceman slips on final day, again

American Sihwan Kim finished at eight under, a shot clear of Spaniard Pablo Larrazábal and Austrian Matthias Schwab.

12 Mar 2018 12:45 AM

Sharma sets stage for grand finish

Shubhankar climbs into joint lead with England’s Wallace in penultimate round.

11 Mar 2018 12:54 AM


Indian Open Golf: The Iceman launches his charge

Shubhankar sets course record to lie second, trails leader Grillo by four shots.

10 Mar 2018 2:03 AM

‘Perfect’ Grillo fires 7-under

Sharma had a good run of four birdies on his back nine that helped him recover after he had gone five over on his front nine.

09 Mar 2018 12:17 AM

Shubhankar Sharma joins list of home favourites

His maiden WGC outing in Mexico was the stuff of dreams when he led the field on the second and third days before finishing tied ninth.

08 Mar 2018 7:19 AM

Manjrekar takes a hard look at Manjrekar’s life

For young cricketers there is much to learn from Imperfect.

11 Feb 2018 4:00 AM

Swinging high (and low) in Bali

The island is home to a handful of layouts of varying design and difficulty, five of which are currently in operation.

13 Jan 2018 1:41 AM


Ronaldo fever grips UAE as Real take on Al Jazira

The Club World Cup pits Fifa’s six reigning confederation champions plus the league winners of the host country.

14 Dec 2017 3:15 AM

India can bag multiple medals at big events: Gopichand

Speaking to a group of invited Indian media, Gopichand forecast a big year for the country’s shuttlers

12 Dec 2017 6:30 AM

Sindhu, Srikanth to lead Indian charge

For Srikanth, who has also had a strong year, though current world no. 1 Viktor Axelsen of Denmark has been something of a bugbear in his plans.

11 Dec 2017 12:13 AM

Silva lining

Dhananjaya de Silva slams ton and Roshen Silva chips in with an unbeaten 74 to defy India.

07 Dec 2017 1:17 AM

Toxic Delhi likely to lose winter Tests

Pollution levels are high, without any doubt.

06 Dec 2017 1:23 AM


Sri Lanka’s chase in a haze

India close in on big win as Sri Lanka totter at 31/3.

06 Dec 2017 1:09 AM

India vs Sri Lanka: Lanka show spine, finally

Centuries from Mathews and Chandimal help Sri Lanka avoid follow-on.

05 Dec 2017 12:41 AM

Mask-wearing Lankans force halt in play at smog-hit Kotla

Nine of the fielding Sri Lankan team members resorted to wearing respiratory masks as smog levels rose steadily through the morning.

04 Dec 2017 1:39 AM

India vs Sri Lanka: India let it slip through fingers

Ashwin was the first victim of the repeated breaks in play hitting Lahiru Gamage into Pilruwan Perera’s hands.

04 Dec 2017 12:13 AM

India vs Sri Lanka: Vijay rocks, Virat rolls on

Opener Vijay, skipper Kohli slam tons to compile an epic 283-run stand for 3rd wicket as India cruise to 371/4 on 1st day of Kotla Test.

03 Dec 2017 12:24 AM