IMAGE: A young Sachin Tendulkar. Photograph: Ben Radford/Allsport/Getty Images Paying glowing tribute to Sachin Tendulkar, former cricketer Vasu Paranjpe recalled the gutsy manner in which the legendary batsman reached his century on Ranji Trophy debut at the tender age of 15.Paranjpe, who saw Tendulkar score his maiden hundred against Gujarat in 1988, narrated how he believed in himself instead of instructions from outside.Tendulkar made his Ranji Trophy debut on December 11, 1988 for the ... Rediff.com, 2 days ago
'The ball barely made it to the hole, giving rise to a heady exhilaration and bemusement that only Woods' adroitness could -- and perhaps still does -- invoke.'Dhruv Munjal on the greatest golfer of all time. IMAGE: The Augusta Masters is the only tournament Tiger Woods ever dreamt of playing and winning. Photograph: Mark J Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports/Reuters Throughout his storied career, Tiger Woods has routinely served up staggering reminders of his paranormal talent: The now legendary ...Rediff.com, 6 days ago
IMAGE: FC Barcelona players celebrate victory after the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 second leg match against Paris Saint-Germain at Camp Nou in Barcelona, Spain. on Wednesday. Photograph: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images Barcelona pulled off the greatest comeback in Champions League history by scoring three times in the dying minutes against a stunned Paris Saint-Germain at CampNou on Wednesday. The result, which sparked delirious celebrations at Barcelona's 99,000-capacity Nou Camp ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Former India left-arm spinner Sunil Joshi has been approached by the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) to take up the role of their spin consultant to help groom the likes of young Mehedi Hasan Miraz, Taijul Islam and the next pool of slow bowlers. In fact, Joshi is currently in Hyderabad to have elaborate discussions with BCB president Nazmul Hasan Papon and Chief of Cricket Operations Akram Khan. It is still not known whether it will be a short-term assignment or a long-term deal as Bangladesh ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
A quick guide into the life of Serena Williams, the GOAT – The Greatest of All Time! IMAGE: Serena Williams shows off Daphne Akhurst Memorial Cup in the locker room after winning the Australian Open title at Melbourne Park on Sunday. Photograph: Australian Open/Twitter Born in Michigan on Sept. 26, 1981. (Age 35) GRAND SLAM CAREER: 23 wins - Australian Open (2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2015, 2017); French Open (2002, 2013, 2015); Wimbledon (2002, 2003, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2015, ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago PHOTOS: Revisit Serena Williams's 23 grand slam singles titles Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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