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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......

Unsung Olympic heroes return to take limelight

IMAGE: Laura Asadauskaite of Lithuania crosses the line in first place during the women's modern pentathlon of the London 2012 Olympic Games. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images. Lithuania's......

French Open: Shuttler Kashyap retires in pre-quarters

Commonwealth Games champion Parupalli Kashyap bowed out of the men's singles event of French Open on Thursday after he retired in the third game of his second round match against Rajiv Ouseph of......

French Open: Prannoy shocks Lin; Saina, Kashyap in second round

IMAGE: India's HS Prannoy in action. Photograph: Getty Images Indian shuttler HS Prannoy stunned reigning Olympic champion Lin Dan of China while Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap......

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......
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A mind that is Ajatashatru

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Paris to Commit 145 Million Euros For 2024 Olympics Bid

French handball goalkeeper Thierry Omeyer (C) holds the logo of Paris' candidacy for 2024 Olympics Games. AFP Highlights Paris: Paris... ...

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The 5-ring startup plan

There is nothing quite like the Olympics when it comes to stretching the limits of human possibility. From Nadia Comaneci to Usain Bolt and Michael... ...

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Mumbai's forgotten Olympian Mary D'souza Sequeira awaits state honours

Prev By Clayton Murzello| Posted 1 hour Mumbai's forgotten Olympian Mary Dsouza Sequeira disappointed at no recognition from Maharashtra for... ...

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Olympic legend Caslavska dies

Vera Caslavska, one of the most decorated gymnasts, has died aged 74 after battling pancreatic cancer. Caslavska won seven Olympic golds and... ...

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