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Euro 2012: Those who flattered to deceive


Alan Dzagoev of Russia and Denmark’s Michael Krohn-Dehli have used Euro 2012 to showcase their talent. The duo weren’t universally well known before the tournament.

Conversely, quite a few big names

CM’s Cup is on the right track


The Sports Development Authority of Tamil Nadu may rewrite the eligibility rules to take part in the Chief Minister’s Cup tournament.

SDAT member secretary M. Vijayakumar told reporters on Wednesday

‘Narcissistic’ Cristiano Ronaldo lets Portugal down


Cristiano Ronaldo should write a cheque — if he hasn’t already done so — to his teammate Silvestre Varela for saving his face in Euro 2012.

Even if the amount is a fraction of Ronaldo’s annual wages

Tongue twisters galore at Euro 2012


Covering the Euro 2012 opener between Poland and Greece must have been a nightmarish experience for commentators.

We are not talking about the quality of the match here, as a finely taken opening go

Euro fever


It wouldn’t be an exaggeration to say that the Euros is a World Cup without Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay, the only non-European countries that have won Fifa’s showpiece event.

The European Champions

TN’s loss is Services’ gain


Tamil Nadu may have stumbled at the final hurdle in the 66th Santosh Trophy, but two players from the state did go on to win the title in the national football championship.

Antony Ramesh, 27, and M

Vishwanathan Anand: Chennai super king


Xerox, the company which produces copying machines, metamorphosed into a generic name to denote the process of copying from paper to paper. Likewise, Viswanathan Anand and chess have become synonymous

King Viswanathan Anand returns home


Viswanathan Anand is back where it all started: Chennai. Regal splendour and generous jostling marked the arrival of the king of world chess at Anna international airport here on Saturday.

Anand, cl

Viswanathan Anand deserves Bharat Ratna


Nice guys may finish last in some fields but not in chess. Viswanathan Anand who set off a chess wave in India has conquered the world for a fifth time, an achievement few other Indian sportspersons c

Syed Sabir Pasha dreams big, wants trophy


Syed Sabir Pasha has done it. The former international has taken Tamil Nadu to the Santosh Trophy final in his maiden assignment as state coach.

Right after being appointed Tamil Nadu coach, Sabir m

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I want to begin with a little story that was told to me by a leading executive at Aptech. He was exercising in a gym with a lot of younger people.

Shekhar Kapur’s Bandit Queen didn’t make the cut. Neither did Shaji Karun’s Piravi, which bagged 31 international awards.