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Mythbuster! Who are the highest paid cricketers in the world

When you think about Indian cricketers, what is the first thing that comes to mind. Brave and honourable souls who protect the country’s honour? Overpaid, under worked privileged sportspersons, who make a merry living? Maybe. Maybe not. But, the one…

Macau Open: P Kashyap makes pre quarters

It was a day of mixed fortunes for India, as Commonwealth Games champion P Kashyap, and for Hong Kong Super Series finalist Sameer Verma, had contrasting results. Kashyap, on a comeback, won his match to reach the pre-quarterfinals. Unfortunately, it…

Manchester United vs West Ham: what we learnt

Manchester United continued their bizarre sequence of Premier League home draws. This time the beneficiaries were West Ham United. Here is what we learnt from Manchester United vs West Ham. 1) Chances go a begging (again) For the umpteenth time,…

Murali Vijay’s accidental obstruction

On Sunday, Murali Vijay’s accidental obstruction captured the limelight. Vijay was the victim of a bizarre appeal by the English team, for obstructing the field. Ultimately, the umpires maintained that it was an accident, and ruled in the Indian opener’s…

PV Sindhu Saina Nehwal face off not happening

In a day of mixed results for India, Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu obtained contrasting results. The two Indian shuttlers, who have brought medals from successive Olympics, were on course to face off in the semi-finals. However, it was not to…

Indian men’s hockey team go down fighting to Australia

Rupinder Pal Singh put in a valiant effort with a brace. However, his efforts weren’t enough the Indian men’s hockey team lost a tense opening game of the Four Nations Invitational Tournament at Melbourne on Wednesday. The 2-3 loss, incidentally,…

Vijay Goel toasts PV Sindhu China Open win

PV Sindhu continues to draw plaudits after her exploits at the China Open. The latest to join the bandwagon is none other than Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel. This comes after the minister tweeted about the PV Sindhu China Open…

India China visa issues interrupt badminton series

India China visa issues have hit the news again. On Friday, China dismissed allegations that they had denied a visa to the manager of the Indian badminton team. The incident, in question, came to light after reports that Bamang Tago…

Throwback: Manchester United 8-2 Arsenal

Arsenal visit Old Trafford on Saturday in what promises to be the marquee game of the weekend. More than 5 years ago, on a warmer Saturday afternoon, the Gunners had suffered one of their worst ignominies in the Premier League.…

Lesser known facts about Paul Scholes

Manchester United’s poster boy, Paul Scholes, celebrates his 42nd birthday today. Here are 5 lesser known facts about Paul Scholes. Class of 92 or 93? Scholes was not a member of Manchester United’s 1992 FA Youth Cup-winning squad. Incidentally, that squad…