Martin Crowe. File photo: V.V. Krishnan
Martin Crowe. File photo: V.V. Krishnan

A new normal

The pursuit of the World Cup has stirred captains to break with convention »
Novak Djokovic celebrates after defeating Stan Wawrinka at the Australian Open semi-final in Melbourne.

Djokovic books Australian Open final with Murray

Novak Djokovic once again stood tall at the Australian Open as he reached his fourth final in the past five years with another five-set victory over Stan Wawrinka »
James Taylor hit a gritty 82 as England posted a three-wicket victory over India and secured a place in the tri-series final.

England beats India by 3 wickets to reach tri-series final

India were on Friday knocked out of the tri-series after yet another spineless display as England recovered from a top-order collapse to record a three-wicket victory and secure a... »


Rahul Dravid. File photo: V.V. Krishnan

Towards total cricket

Teams covet the piece that completes the jigsaw — ‘keeper-batsmen and utility cricketers »


I-League: Hat-trick by Haokip

Thongkhosiem Haokip scored a hat-trick as Pune FC drubbed Shillong Lajong 5-2 in an I-League match here at the Balewadi Sports Complex Stadium on Thursday.The result: Pune FC 5 (Haok... »


India's Leander Paes and Swiss Martina Hingis wave to the crowd at the Rod Laver Arena after their mixed doubles semifinal victory against Taiwanese Hsieh Su-Wei and Uruguayan Pablo Cuevas on Friday.

Paes-Hingis enters Australian Open mixed doubles final, Mirza-Soares ousted

Paes and Hingis finished their match in two sets, an hour and 14 minutes, to seal the deal 7-5, 6-4. »

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FINISHING TOUCHES: The brand new Greenfield stadium at Kariyavattom will be the venue for the inaugural and closing ceremonies of the National Games. Photo: S. Mahinsha

All set for the extravaganza

The challenging jigsaw puzzle it had seemed to be all along has finally been solved. And, Kerala — fighting time and the odds stacked against it — is all decked up to host the 35th National Games,... »


ON TARGET Affan Yousuf is delighted after slotting in Punjab Warriors's third goal. Photo: R.V. Moorthy

HIL 2015: Punjab rallies to win

Five minutes was all it took for Jaypee Punjab Warriors to turn the game around and register its third win in four games to stay on top of the table in the third edition of the Hockey India League... »


Indian Derby tomorrow

The McDowell Signature Indian Derby (2,400m) which occupies the pride of place as the mother of all derbies in the country is scheduled to be run on Sunday, February 1 at the Mahalaxmi race course... »

Pages from the past Digging out some classic articles from our exhaustive archives.

That night...June 25, 1983

Field Marshal extraordinaire

Giving the boys their due

The fascinating journey with Lara

Salute to a great team in decline

Let us resolve...

It isn't cricket