The Week
Home     Sports 
'My records not meant to be broken'
Laughing off questions on potential challengers, Jamaican sprint legend Usain Bolt turned on the charm offensive on his maiden trip to India, throwing humility out of the window to declare that his records are pretty much out of reach. Bolt will play a seven-a-side exhibition match against a team which will have some of India's top cricketers. The four-over match will be played with Team Bolt...
Saina to train under Vimal Kumar   
Struggling with her form, India's top shuttler Saina Nehwal has split with National coach Pullela Gopichand and sought the help of former chief coach Vimal Kumar to prepare for the prestigious Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea. Saina had broken her 20-month long Super Series title draught, winning the Australian Open in June and also performed well at the Uber Cup in May but fitness issues...
'Tough for BCCI to host AGM this month'   
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) may find it tough to host the Annual General Meeting (AGM) as scheduled by the end of September after the Supreme Court ignored pleas to reinstate N. Srinivasan as its president.What has struck the BCCI hard is also the fact that the apex court gave two more months to the Mukul Mudgal Committee to submit the final report in the spot-fixing and...
Sania impresses, end of road for Paes   
A mixed day for the Indians at the US Open saw Sania Mirza reach the quarterfinals of women's doubles and the semifinal of mixed doubles but Leander Paes failed to replicate his compatriot after losing both his men's doubles and mixed doubles.Sania, though, had the ill-fate of dumping her compatriot Rohan Bopanna out of the year's final Grand Slam as the two squared off in the mixed...
Murray to play Djokovic in quarters   
Eighth-seeded Andy Murray of Britain defeated No. 9 seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga from France 7-5, 7-5, 6-4 to book a quarterfinal meeting with Serbia's world No.1 Novak Djokovic at the US Open.It was Murray's first top 10 win for more than a year. Murray has now beaten Tsonga 10 times in their 12 meetings after Monday's victory, reported Xinhua.Murray is 8-12 in his head-to-head series...
Serena, Pennetta set up quarter clash   
India looks to wrap up ODI series   
Raring to go   30 August, 2014
India back as No. 1 ODI side   01 September, 2014
Bopanna-Katarina through to quarters   01 September, 2014
Sikhs condemn FIBA's turban ban on players   01 September, 2014
Federer marches on in rough weather   01 September, 2014
SC ignores BCCI's plea to reinstate Srinivasan   01 September, 2014
Lee sorry after another final failure   01 September, 2014
Zimbabwe humiliation rips open Aussie wounds   01 September, 2014
P.V. Sindhu settles for bronze   01 September, 2014
India thrashes England by six wickets   30 August, 2014
Surprises galore in women's draw   30 August, 2014
Dhoni wins toss, elects to bowl   30 August, 2014
Paes-Stepanek in men's doubles second round   30 August, 2014
President gives away National Sports Awards   30 August, 2014
Jaipur Pink Panthers crowned champions   01 September, 2014
Delhi Dynamos signs del Piero   30 August, 2014
India looks to continue winning run   29 August, 2014
Ronaldo named European Player of Year   29 August, 2014
Serena, Djokovic sail through winds   29 August, 2014
Sachin, Ranbir, John, Abhishek launch ISL   29 August, 2014
Paes-Black, Bopanna-Srebotnik advance   29 August, 2014
Qualifier postponed by a day due to rain   27 May, 2014
Justice Mudgal panel files probe report in SC   29 August, 2014
Platini rules out standing against Blatter   28 August, 2014
Paes, Sania win US Open openers   28 August, 2014
Raina played a fantastic knock: Dhoni   28 August, 2014
Shiv Kapur qualifies for US Open   27 May, 2014
Raina, Jadeja help India trounce England   28 August, 2014
We need to look in the mirror: Duminy   26 May, 2014
Radwanska out, Sharapova in third round   28 August, 2014
United's humiliation is MK Don's glory   27 August, 2014
Boxers may not compete under national flag   27 August, 2014
Bopanna-Qureshi bows out of US Open   27 August, 2014
Teenager overshadows Serena, Federer   27 August, 2014
Van Gaal has massive task: Scholes   22 May, 2014
IPL snub to Pak players dented India's image: Afridi   24 May, 2014
Bolt's maiden India trip next month   27 August, 2014
Court sends shooter's husband to transit remand   27 August, 2014
Injured Vijender ruled out of Asiad   26 August, 2014
South Korea re-joins talks with North   26 August, 2014
My version is different: Rosberg   26 August, 2014
Djokovic, Sharapova dazzle, others toil   26 August, 2014
Boxer Manoj files case at Delhi HC   26 August, 2014
Rain washes out first ODI in Bristol   25 August, 2014
BCCI takes exception to Dhoni's comments   25 August, 2014
'I don't see myself retiring ever'   25 August, 2014
Aiming for the big O   23 August, 2014
Tests over, test begins   23 August, 2014
Fletcher the 'boss' till WC: Dhoni   25 August, 2014
Working on stamina, technique: Vinesh   22 August, 2014
No return for Indian GP in 2015   21 August, 2014
Tough draw for Indian football teams   21 August, 2014
Chopra joins Sachin-owned Kerala team   21 August, 2014
Team Chennai replaces Sun Group   21 August, 2014
World Cup unfair protest target: FIFA   13 May, 2014
Gowda, Arpinder in Asiad athletics team   21 August, 2014
Ferdinand to leave Manchester United   13 May, 2014
My role doesn't undermine Fletcher, says Shastri   21 August, 2014
Paes denies allegations by wife Rhea   12 May, 2014
Under-fire Pujara to play county cricket   20 August, 2014
Race walker Irfan aims at podium finish   19 August, 2014
Cole quits England after World Cup axe   12 May, 2014
Fair play   16 August, 2014
Fletcher's wings clipped, Shastri made director   19 August, 2014
Change the 'out'-look   16 August, 2014
ISL unveils 49-player list for international draft   18 August, 2014
HI recommends 4 players for Arjuna Award   08 May, 2014
Wait and watch: Dhoni on quitting captaincy   18 August, 2014
Crisis of talent in Indian boxing: Qamar   08 May, 2014
Ex-players want coach Fletcher out   18 August, 2014
Sethi, Miandad engaged in war of words   07 May, 2014
IOA serious about hosting 2019 ASIAD   06 May, 2014
India's TT coach to be axed after Asiad   16 August, 2014
Sushil likely to skip WC, Asian Games   14 August, 2014
After CWG low, Vijay eyes Asiad high   13 August, 2014
Wrestlers aim to improve in the Asiad   07 August, 2014
Sports bar   04 August, 2014
Relay medals in jeopardy after Gay's ban   05 May, 2014
Still waiting for promised job: Anisa   04 August, 2014
Murray ponders hiring McEnroe as coach   05 May, 2014
Paes, Sania to lead Indian challenge   02 August, 2014
Tyson Gay returns Olympic medal   03 May, 2014
Lukewarm response for cricket in Asiad   02 August, 2014
Marsh named chief Australia selector   02 May, 2014
Fast forward   26 July, 2014
Seniors Nandy, Climax, Dias picked   23 July, 2014
Subrata Paul, Nabi to play for Mumbai   22 July, 2014
SC reserves order on setting up probe panel   29 April, 2014
Moin named Pak team manager, chief selector   22 April, 2014
Disillusioned with WC meeting: Manohar   21 April, 2014
Anti-Srini faction opposes Shastri's inclusion   21 April, 2014
BCCI should probe IPL fixing scandal: SC   16 April, 2014
IOA forms ad-hoc panel to run boxing   03 April, 2014
Sports Ministry derecognises IABF   01 April, 2014
Speed up 2016 planning: IOC tells Brazil   22 March, 2014
India-Oz Series  
freewheeling  |  Derek O'Brien
Let's be fair on fare
In the 1890s, my mother’s grandfather joined the Bengal Nagpur Railway. For my family, this began a four-generation association with the railways. He rose to become an assistant engineer, working in the area ...  »
grand slam  |  Sania Mirza
Quietly brilliant
It is unfortunate that one of India’s finest tennis players has played the last professional match of his career and is yet to be accorded the kind of hero’s farewell, which he so richly deserves, by ...  »