Learn to play spin quickly or don't go to India, says Pietersen IMAGE: Kevin Pietersen looks on. Photograph: Paul Gilham/Getty Images Former England skipper Kevin Pietersen has advised Australia to either learn to play spin quickly or skip the tour to India for the upcoming four-match Test series later this month. "Learn to play spin very quick. If you can't play spin, don't even go," Pietersen was quoted as saying in cricket.com.au. Australia will play their first Test against India, ... Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
‘You need multiple recommendation letters from various quarters in the government’ IMAGE: Achanta Sharath Kamal of India. Photographs: Paul Gilham/Getty Images India's leading table tennis player Achanta Sharath Kamal, who was ignored for Padma Shri, feels the existing awards application system makes the athletes beg for the honour. "You need multiple recommendation letters from various quarters in the government, the more they are, the better your chances of getting the ...Rediff.com, 4 weeks ago
'I actually wanted to stop after the World Cup (in Brazil in 2014) but then the opportunity in England came up. And that was a fantastic country that is now also on my CV.' IMAGE: Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal salutes the fans after winning the FA Cup title in 2016. Photograph: Paul Gilham/Getty Images Former Manchester United and Netherlands manager Louis van Gaal ended his coaching career following a family tragedy, Dutch media reported on Tuesday.The 65-year-old, who is out of ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
An overview of India's underwhelming performance in athletics in 2016 IMAGE: Neeraj Chopra the omly bright light for India in an otherwise dull year. Photograph: Facebook Indian athletics had another forgettable year as a disastrous Olympic campaign, where athletes only made up the numbers, and a doping fiasco added to their underachievers’ tag. The only silver lining in an otherwise uneventful year was the world junior record set by javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra, who became the first ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
IMAGE: World No. 1 Andy Murray's wife Kim. Photograph: Stefan Wermuth/Reuters. World No. 2 Novak Djokovic believes Andy Murray's wife Kim Sears deserves much credit for the British tennis star's recent success on the tennis court.The British tennis ace ended Djokovic's three-year reign at the top of the tennis world this month after defeating the Serb in straights in the summit clash of the ATP World Tour Finals.Murray dethroned Djokovic 6-3, 6-4 in a contest to earn his first title at the ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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