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Gloves Off

Sports columnist.

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What Cameron Bancroft’s ball tampering will mean for Australian cricket

Playing hard cricket, sledging is one thing, cheating quite another.

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The COA is going beyond its brief by meddling with cricketing matters

The SC-appointed committee’s job was to implement the Lodha Panel reforms.

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Why rise of junior shooters is promising for Indian sports

The names of young shooters Manu Bhaker and Anish Bhanwala are becoming popular thanks to their performances on the big stage.

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Ravi Shastri saying ‘people are happy when we lose’ is in bad taste

Just like captain Virat Kohli and the Indian coach do an honest job, so do the people who write on cricket and other sports.

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Why sending star players to Commonwealth Games is not the best idea

We should instead focus on grooming young talent at a stage where the competition is not very tough.

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How World Number One Roger Federer has perfected the art of winning

One big factor that separates the tennis great from other champions is humility.

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After win in South Africa, captain Virat Kohli has the last laugh

The Indian team’s bouncing back has a lot to do with one man’s leadership skills.

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At the Australian Open, women’s tennis finds new champions

In terms of fitness, speed, ability to grind points and whack winners, Caroline Wozniacki and Simona Halep define a new generation.

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Australian Open: Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal still rule tennis

While the Swissman had said that someone his age should not be considered the favourite, his game remains in the masterclass.