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Focus is definitely on the Olympics: Devvarman

Indian tennis’ singles hope Somdev Devvarman has said his goals for the upcoming season include breaking into the top-50 and qualifying for the London Olympics.Currently ranked 84, the Asian and Commonwealth Games gold medallist is slated to kick off the new season at the Chennai …

Indians have their best chance of winning their first series

Melbourne: India and Australia have had close battles on the cricket field for a decade now, and the two countries will resume the rivalry with the the Boxing Day Test here Monday. By all accounts, the Indians have their best chance of winning their first …

Australian team is fully prepared to take on India in the four Test series: Brad Haddin

Melbourne: Australian wicketkeeper-batsman Brad Haddin says the team has put behind it the recent loss to New Zealand and is fully prepared to take on India in the four Test series starting here Monday. “I think we are in a very good space. We have …

Sehwag, Zaheer crucial to India’s chances: Chappell

Ian Chappell said Virender Sehwag and Zaheer Khan were crucial to India’s chances on the current tour of Australia while Kapil Dev stressed on team commitment ahead of individual achievement at a panel discussion, organised by the Raj Singh Dungarpur Foundation, on Monday. Ajay Jadeja …

National basketball championships; Punjab men overwhelm Delhi

The ongoing 62nd senior National basketball championships has witnessed the best of Punjab side. Wonderful defence, aggression and speed in counter-attacks, and relatively error-free shooting have been Punjab’s assets. Everything was crystal clear in its 83-60 victory over Delhi in a Group ‘B’ contest on …

Saina loses in final

World No. 4 Saina Nehwal of India showed flashes of brilliance which was not good enough as she missed her date with history as the World champion and World No. 1 Wang Yihan recorded a come-from-behind 18-21, 21-13, 21-13 win in the women’s singles final …

England’s James Willstrop takes top honours

James Willstrop of England earned it the hard way, as he broke down Gregory Gaultier of France with a solid performance and clinched the title in the $165,000 Punj Lloyd PSA Masters squash tournament here on Sunday. Though it was a worthy climax to the …