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China will be ready. Will India be?

In less than two years, Beijing will host the 29th Olympic Games. Pierre de Coubertin, the French founder of the modern Games, had coined a motto for this important world event: 'It is less......

10 positive things about the events in Tibet

An event which may look negative at first sight can also trigger positive collaterals. We have listed 10 encouraging aspects of the recent unrest in Tibet and the subsequent Chinese muscled......

In Tibet, China dishonours Olympic spirit

What had to happen happened! As in 1959, 1987 or again in 1989, riots have erupted in Lhasa and other provinces of Tibet. The repression (and it is only a beginning) is said to be ferocious. But......

Cricket: Creator & Destroyer

Whenever I have gone to Pakistan to coverpolitical happenings there, I havealways been struck by the fact that a Pakistani Punjabi from Lahore strikingly resembles an Indian Punjabi from Delhi......

Saina rallies into Round 3 of World Championships

Saina Nehwal staged a splendid recovery to enter the third round of the World Badminton Championships at the Pierre de Coubertin stadium in Paris on Wednesday.The world No 2 Indian ace, seeded......

French Open: Parupalli Kashyap stuns world No. 4, easy for Saina

Commonwealth Games gold medallist Parupalli Kashyap stunned world No. 4 Kenichi Tago of Japan by posting a straight-game victory in the first round ofthe men's singles......

Russian torchbearer dies after carrying flame in Sochi relay

A torchbearer died of a heart attack after carrying the Olympic flame as part of Russia's torch relay leading up to the Sochi 2014 Winter Games in February, an official said on Monday. Vadim......

French Super Series: Saina, Sindhu advance; Jwala-Ashwini ousted

Saina Nehwal fought her way back from a game down to win her opening round match while compatriot P V Sindhu crushed her opponent to storm into the second round of the French Super......

French Super Series: Ajay enters second round; Kashyap, Guru lose

Indian shuttler Ajay Jayaram notched up a straight-game win over Japan's Kazumasa Sakai but his compatriots Parupalli Kashyap and RMV Gurusaidutt failed to cross the first hurdle in the French......
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India's Rural Olympics - in pictures

Popularly known as India's Rural Olympics, the Kila Raipur Sports Festival offers sports that might liven up proceedings at the Olympic Games in... ...

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Cutting Through the Genres

1. Charlie Hebdo is the French satiriscal journal that was the target of a recent terrorist attack that killed eight of its staffers. What does the... ...

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Lobbying for Padma Bhushan is downgrading sanctity of the Civilian Award

Once again a controversy has erupted over the Padma awards even before they have been officially announced with shuttler Saina Nehwal , an Olympic... ...

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