From the publishers of THE HINDU
VOL.29 :: NO.43 :: Oct. 28, 2006
Fernando Alonso's task, by many accounts, was as tough as Schumacher's. And the Spaniard brought to Interlagos all the race craft he had showcased during his triumph in the 2005 World Championship, writes S. Ram Mahesh.
Australia seemed to be mimicking England's collapse when Damien Martyn cried, `Enough is Enough.' Over to VIJAY LOKAPALLY.
CHAMPIONS TROPHY/SRI LANKA-NEW ZEALAND
Murali's bagful of tricks
It was a day when both New Zealand's batting and bowling failed. Over to G. VISWANATH.
CHAMPIONS TROPHY/WEST INDIES - AUSTRALIA
Australia seemed to have things under control but West Indies pace bowler Jerome Taylor had other ideas. Over to G. VISWANATH.
CHAMPIONS TROPHY/PAKISTAN - SRI LANKA
Shrugging off misfortune
Pakistan had a huge dope-spawned crisis on its hands, but it had the character to take it in its stride and defeat Sri Lanka. VIJAY LOKAPALLY reports.
CHAMPIONS TROPHY/SOUTH AFRICA - NEW ZEALAND
Smith's decision backfires
South Africa was expected to breeze through, but New Zealand medium-pacer Kyle Mills' first spell spelt its doom. G. Viswanath reports.
ICC has to take the lead
The ICC has been late in joining the rest of the sports family in signing the WADA Code. It did so only in July this year though there had been dope control in a few of its events beginning 2002. It should not relax now, writes K. P. MOHAN.
FOCUS ON DOPING
The responsibility rests with the players
Do steroids enhance performance in cricket? Opinions vary from cricketers to fitness trainers to administrators as S. Dinakar finds out.
The man with a mission
Given his own history with the WICB, and those of several others of his celebrated era, it is a brave and welcome return for Clive Lloyd. But he needs to be careful that he isn't once more "shunted to one side" through the ever present curse of West Indian cricket politics or by his own ardent aspirations, writes TONY COZIER.
From Boca to Corinthians in Brazil to West Ham in the Barclays English Premiership, Argentina star Carlos Tevez's moves have confounded his fans, writes Andy Hampson.
Steve's abysmal mistakes
The trouble with England is Steve McClaren. And the trouble with McClaren, you might say, is Brian Barwick. The dim Chief Executive of the Football Association, largely responsible for making McClaren the England team manager. I suppose you can ...
Taking a hard look at wear and tear
Tennis cannot sell itself if its salespeople are injured. The public come to see the best, at their best, not players resembling extras from ER and trainers becoming more valuable than coaches, writes Rohit Brijnath.
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