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Sport is now as much about the game as money, tamasha, showmanship

Using a sledgehammer to fix some ills can cut down a game at its peak, warns Shekhar Gupta. As I left home reluctantly for the airport, I may have, in a nutty moment not unusual for sport-lovers,......

British-Indian professor knighted in New Year's honours

Shankar Balasubramanian (pictured), an Indian-origin British professor of chemistry, has received a Knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II for his contribution to the field of science and......

'It is such a blessing that Deepika is in my life'

'I have wanted to work with Deepika for many years. We first met years ago and we saw the chemistry was special.' 'When we started filming xXx, she said she had one request. She wanted......

Review: Dangal is India's best sports film

If sporting films were pitted against one another, Dangal would be champion, says Raja Sen. This summer, India learnt the name Produnova. An intricate gymnastic move named after a legendary Russian......

Why Aamir Khan has begun smoking again

Intensive training and meticulous planning have gone into the making of Dangal, Ranjita Ganesan and Dhruv Munjal find out. IMAGE: Aamir Khan with wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat at his daughter......

Cricket to films: Angad Bedi unplugged

Giving up cricket isn't easy for a cricketer especially when you are a legendary cricketer's son.But giving up the dream of being an actor would have been even more difficult for Angad Bedi.The......

'Sports code must give primacy to athletes'

In the backdrop of the developments surrounding cricket in India, sixteen-time world champion in cuesports Pankaj Advani feels that any sports code would only yield results if athletes and measures......

Bolt up against Farah for IAAF World Athletes of Year award

Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt, who is set to retire after the World Championships in London next year, has been shortlisted for the 2016 IAAF World Athletes of the Year award. Usain recently......

WADA urges athletes to check accuracy of hacked data

IMAGE: Serena Williams. Photograph: Reuters The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said on Wednesday that some of the athlete data leaked by a Russian cyber espionage group has been changed from its......

Hackers release another batch of athlete data?

IMAGE: A woman walks into the head office of the World Anti-Doping Agency in Montreal. Photograph: Christinne Muschi/Reuters. The World Anti-Doping Agency said on Wednesday that another batch of......

'With that score I would have won a bronze at the Rio Olympics'

Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra, who won a gold medal at the Under-20 World Athletics Championships, tells Rediff.com's Aruneel Sadadekar he's confident of winning a medal at the Tokyo Olympics.......
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5 UFC fighters that could be the real life Rocky

Fight fans, when you think of the movie Rocky, you think of the iconic performances, the characters and the over-the-top fight scenes. Many viewers... ...

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Get, set, Goa Triathlon!

Ever since I was told about the Goa Triathlon on a quiet Sunday afternoon in early November 2016, I have been sucked into the swim-cycle-run... ...

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Trump takes presidential oath, athletes make some calls

A look at some of the reaction around the sports world as Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States on Friday: "Today... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/trump-takes-presidential-oath-athletes-calls-204112429--spt.html
How the UFC is planning to take its sport to the next level

Forrest Griffin is a symbol of what might best be described as mixed martial arts second act. MMA began in 1993, when Rorion Gracie and Art Davie... ...

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The ground beneath their feat

Siwan's claim to fame so far has been three-dimensional: it is India's first President Rajendra Prasad's birthplace; it is the constituency of the... ...

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