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    A True Gentleman Retires from International ODI Cricket

    A perfect blend of a leader, nice hitter of the ball, an entertainer and a gentleman of the game will be missed from the game of cricket as Brendon McCullum retires from the one-day format of the game. Here’s a look at some of his virtues and what he has really accomplished in his career:   Destructive batsman Brendon Mccullum…

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  • Football

    Leicester for the Title

    “Leicester are doing well, but they WILL start dropping points and fall away. It’ll be an achievement if the get European football”. We’ve all been saying something along those lines all season. And yet here we are, 25games into the season with Leicester still top, leading 2nd place Spurs by 5points and Man City by 6 points.  Not only that,…

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    Arsenal just cannot beat Chelsea

    Robin Van Persie scored a hat-trick for Arsenal the last time they defeated Chelsea. Yes. It’s been that long. I honestly expected us to beat Chelsea this time and also went on to say that we’d beat them by 2 clear goals. In the end, it wasn’t to be. The game wasn’t as open, end to end or entertaining as…

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    Is India Becoming the New “Choker” Side in Overseas Cricket?

      While India continues to play overseas cricket, they didn’t realise that spinners won’t get it for them. Gambling with duo spinners has cost them two matches till now. So, whats next? The batsmen also need to step up, especially in those slog overs to cruise the run rate. Here are five reasons for second straight loss against the “Not…

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    5 Quirky Stats in International Cricket

      Though cricket is a game played between two teams, the ideal objective is to win the match. However, the game is all about numbers and statistics which automatically formulates with each and every game passing by. Let’s now look at some unique facts and records related to the game which will blow your mind:   Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar (God…

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    BANNED! Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid

      Both Madrid clubs Real and Atletico have been banned by FIFA from registering any new players for 2 transfer windows over breach of rules considering signing minors. The ban doesn’t cover the current January window, which gives them about 2 weeks to sort things out. That is big BIG news. Atletico will obviously be more affected by the ban…

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    Liverpool vs Arsenal

    Liverpool’s game against Arsenal was a “we score, you score” sort of a match. Thoroughly entertaining. Both sides can claim to deserve all 3points, but I don’t think either of them will be too disappointed with the 1. Liverpool avoid defeat and manage to just about stay in the race for 4th place and the point keeps Arsenal on top…

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    5 Cricket Legends Who Called It a Day in 2015

    Every year rather every day witnesses some or the other cricketer retire from the game, but this year saw so many cricket legends retire from the game of cricket, especially after the World Cup. Let’s take a look at some of them:   Michael Clarke (Australia) Michael Clarke, nicknamed as `Pup’ is regarded as one of the greatest Australian captain…

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    Will Zidane be Madrid’s Messiah?

    I’ve never been very complimentary towards Real Madrid when it comes to the way Florentino Perez runs the club and don’t see that changing. His latest gambit? Sacking Rafa and appointing Zidane. I said at the start of the season that Benitez won’t last very long but even I was surprised when he was sacked even before Madrid got knocked…

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  • Football

    The Miracle and the Mess

    Chelsea are in a right mess and Leicester are busy writing an unbelievable fairytale! This season has been a stark contrast to the last for both these clubs and the latest evidence to that was Leicester’s 2-1 win over the reigning champions at the King Power stadium. Here we present to you, miracle and the mess. No Leicester were not…

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  • Football

    Manchester United Will Rise

    Manchester United is the most successful club in English football, having won a record 19 league titles, a record 11 FA Cups and four League Cups. The club has also won three European Cups and has twice been club world champions: in 1999 and 2008. Manchester United is one of the wealthiest and most widely supported football teams in the world. The club is said to be worth £1.13 billion, making it the world’s…

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    Replacements for Tiago that Atletico should consider

      Atletico Madrid’s 1-nil win at home against Espanyol wasn’t as sweet as a routine home win usually is despite the fact that they close the gap between them and Barcelona down to 4 points. That is because one of their most influential midfielders, Tiago was stretchered off the pitch with a fractured leg. There is no time frame for…

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    The First Ever International Day Night Test to be Played with Pink Ball

    From quite some time developments were being made to make test cricket more engaging and more attractive to people. Efforts were being made and plannings were being done in order to attract crowds for test matches. Some suggested tests to be reduced to four days instead of five. Others suggested to play day night tests and so on. There was…

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    Gabbar Owned the Champions Trophy 2013…

        Gabbar owned the Champions Trophy 2013 and it wouldn’t be wrong to say it this way. Shikar Dhawan was adjudged as the player of the tournament of the Champions trophy 2013 for his breath-taking and scintillating performances with the bat. Team India eventually went on to win the tournament and they had Dhawan to thank it for. Although…

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  • Football

    What Makes an Ideal Referee? 

    Despite not being in the lineup of either of the sides, the refs have the ability to influence a game as much as the best player on the pitch. 1 decision can change the outcome of the game and this is precisely why nobody tends to like them. Like players, referees have their own peculiar style as well. Some chose…

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  • Football

    Premier League GW9 Preview

    Tottenham Hotspur – Liverpool Spurs are the only Premier League team not to have lost since the opening weekend (W3 D4). Liverpool have won five successive league games against Spurs for the first time since 1976; this is the 145th league clash between the sides but neither has ever won six in a row. The last time Spurs lost six…

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    Round Two – UEFA Champions League Review (A-D)

    GROUP A MALMO FF  0 – 2  REAL MADRID Venue – Swedbank Stadion. Referee – Cuneyt Cakir (TUR). Starting Eleven MAL – Willand; Tinnerholm, Arnason, Bengtsson, Yotun; Rodic, Lewicki, Adu, Berget; Djurdjic, Rosenberg. BENCH – Vindheim, Mehmeti, Rakip, Carvalho, Andersson, Eikrem, Sana. RMA – Navas; Carvajal, Nacho, Varane, Arbeloa; Kovacic, Casemiro, Kroos; Isco, Benzema, Ronaldo. BENCH – Casilla, Mayoral, Cheryshev,…

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    Manchester United vs Liverpool Preview: 3 Aspects of the Match Today

    The biggest game in England. Daddy of all derbies is back. As Manchester United go head to head with Liverpool, I try to discuss 3 aspects of the game that will decide the winner. Is Wayne Rooney going to start? Manchester United’s captain Wayne Rooney will undergo a late fitness test as Louis Van Gaal told the reporters on Friday.…

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    Top 6 memorable Kolkata Derbies

    Kolkata-the city of joy is famous for mostly 5 things, Durga puja, Delicious ‘Maachher Jhol Bhaat’(Fish curry and rice), ‘Rasogolla and Mishti Doi’ (Sweet Deserts), Howrah bridge and love for football. Kolkata, known as the “mecca” of football in India, is famous for its passion and fan following for two neighboring, yet viciously rival clubs, East Bengal FC and Mohun Bagan…

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  • Society

    5 Athletes Who Changed Their Genders

    By now, the everyone knows about former Olympic champion, Bruce Jenner’s  transformation into Caitlyn Jenner. In April of 2015, the former decathalon star of the 1976 Olympics “came out” during a “20/20″ interview with Diane Sawyer, saying she had gender dysmorphia since childhood and that,”for all intents and puposes, I’m a woman.” This obviously threw the world for a loop,…

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    The World’s Most Iconic Sports Stadiums: North America

    This article is the first in a series of articles documenting the most iconic sports stadiums in the world. The introductory piece can be found here. America. The land of the free and the home of the brave. Home to the third largest population in the world, and the world’s foremost superpowers. Home also, to a sports-crazy population, with a…

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    5 Best Bowling Spells in Tests by Ravichandran Ashwin

    A Chennai boy who achieved little success as an opening batsman at junior level cricket, was dropped down the order and was soon turned into an off break bowler. Ashwin proved his mettle by taking fastest 50 wickets and 100 wickets in Tests for India. He plays for Tamil Nadu in domestic cricket and Chennai Super Kings in IPL. Though…

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    Enrique’s Barcelona: A Quick Review

    Up until last year, the team has been deprived of a stable management, but now under Luis Enrique’s sturdy leadership, the team has improved visibly this year. Enrique has played smart and without changing Pep Guardiola’s method, he has modified it to the team’s strengths. After Guardiola he’s the first manager who’s working on the team’s pressing tactics. Known for…

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    Is IPL Boon or Bane?

    The game of IPL has somehow or the other, made a promising place for itself in India. With thousands of people shouting & going crazy with this format of T20, they don’t realize it’s other serious drawbacks. One of these is the present situation of Indian Cricket Test team which used to be a nightmare for world class teams like…

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  • NewsTop Players in NBA History

    10 Top Players in NBA History

    If we are talking about the game of basketball and we will divert ourselves to NBA automatically. This is the greatest league where all the greats meet up and legends were created. With all things said and done, these are the top 10 greatest players of all time: Tim Duncan Tim Duncan is born in 1976 and has been playing…

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    The World’s Most Iconic Sports Stadiums

    Watching sport is one of the primal forms of human indulgence and relaxation. Witnessing the supreme feats of physical and cerebral prowess of athletes is brilliantly cathartic – one finds comfort and feels vicarious pleasure from seeing a superbly executed manoeuvre, especially if the set of athletes performing the said manoeuvre are of the same persuasion as one’s own. So…

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    5 Things to know about Indian Pro Kabaddi League

    Every year, the world witnesses numerous sports tournaments. The second month of this year glued us to our television sets. The ICC Cricket World Cup that premiers at the interval of four years, premiered this February. The action packed performance of the international players. The Captain Cool Mahendra Singh Dhoni won millions of hearts. I am sure many of them…

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  • NewsAwkward Moments

    9 Awkward Moments

    No one likes to feel awkward. Whether its a clumsy move, a poor choice of words, or simply being in the wrong place at the wrong time, we have all experienced those moments when we really wish there was a place to hide. Let’s take a peek into the awkward moments of somebody else’s lives, interesting how it becomes funny…

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    8 MMA Finishes In Under 8 Minutes

    The MMA fight game has come a long way since it first made its way into the sport arena in 1980. Today’s top fighters are extremely well rounded in many disciplines, with an applied knowledge of boxing, wrestling, jiu-jitso, etc. these fights are approached like a chess game . Each move has a counter move, and each opponent is patiently…

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  • NewsAmazing Athletes With Disabilities

    8 Amazing Athletes With Disabilities

    Personally, I have always admired and respected any athlete who has reached the upper echelons of their respective sports. It isn’t just about being blessed with superior genetics, it is about hard work, discipline, focus, commitment and overcoming obstacles. Nowhere is that more evident, than in sports that showcase athletes with disabilities. Some were born with this, some sustained life-changing…

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  • NewsTechniques That Can Make You a Better Climber

    10 Techniques That Can Make You a Better Climber

    Climbing has always been considered a difficult sport but that doesn’t mean you cannot find the pleasure in it. On the contrary, it comes with a great diversity of benefits and building up physical condition is just one of them. Being in a constant “battle” with yourself while climbing, this activity also boosts your self-confidence and the power to outdo…

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    3 Main Types of Bikes You Can Enjoy

    When deciding upon buying a bike, you will probably be amazed by the diversity of models that many manufacturers provide. There are many sizes, colors, forms, prices that might confuse you even more if you’re not straightforward from the start with your decision. A first step one should make before investing in a bike is think about their true necessities…

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  • NewsOlympics 2016

    3 New Sports to Debut in Rio Olympics 2016

    The Summer Olympics is the greatest sporting extravaganza in the world of sports. Every athlete dream of representing his country someday in the Olympics and bring pride and glory. Every four years, the International Olympic Committee reviews the presentations made by different sports associations and finalize a list of sports. This time also, there are new sports which will debut…

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  • NewsBenefits of Slackline

    6 Benefits of Slackline

    There is a high probability you might have never heard the term in your life, but you have certainly experienced the view of it at acrobats. It seems that the activity of walking on a strap while keep one’s balance without falling off has become a true sport amongst the members of the new generation. The term “slackline” actually refers…

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  • FootballBest Free Football Agents Available Now

    7 Best Free Football Agents Available Now

    In a world where transfer fees have become so inflated, it’s never a bad idea to look for bargains or even free signings who don’t cost a dime. Fortunately for clubs around the world, there are many players without a contract. We take a look at seven of the best ones available right now at the time of writing. Nene…

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  • Football7 signings by Barcelona rated this season

    7 Signings by Barcelona Rated this Season

    Luis Enrique ended his debut season the same way many people said he couldn’t – winning the treble just like Pep Guardiola did in 2008/2009. A truly dream debut season for the former Barcelona player especially when you consider how hectic the club’s affairs were back in January. With the season now over, we take a look at Barcelona’s signings…

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