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An unstable stable: Of Ferrari and disappointments
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An unstable stable: Of Ferrari and disappointments

For the last few years, it has been no less than torture being a Ferrari fan. A typical schedule of the season for a Ferrari fan goes something like this – Ferrari unveil a red car, make wild predictions, do fantastic glory runs in testing and catch everyone’s eye, leading to speculation of a competitive...

Syria and the FIFA World Cup 2018: An unlikely tryst with destiny
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Syria and the FIFA World Cup 2018: An unlikely tryst with destiny

I think one of the many reasons why football is such a globally loved game is its ability to transcend borders, cultures, religions and even wars. The beauty of the game lies in its simplicity. Ronaldinho once said,“I learned all about life with the ball at my feet” and last Thursday night, I felt the...

Why Ferrari could win the world championship in 2017
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Why Ferrari could win the world championship in 2017

You know F1 is ready for a major shake up when fans are genuinely happy about the new regulations and cars. F1 2017 has ticked most of the boxes – better noise, faster and wider cars, better video content on social media and of course, an element of nail-biting rivalry between the teams. And time...

BNP Paribas Open 2017: Preview
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BNP Paribas Open 2017: Preview

The first Masters 1000 tournament of the ATP season, the Indian Wells Masters or BNP Paribas Open, has always held a respectable position among the big tournaments, with thoughts being given to its status as a Masters tournament and whether it could be considered as the fifth slam due to its immense popularity. The center court, known...

The Times of Roger Federer
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The Times of Roger Federer

Tick-tock. Tick-tock. Frozen and flowing, went the clock. With the wave of a wand did she stop. A youthful face stood at the top. Voices of ecstasy broke the chill of silence. Heartbeats were restored. Smiles of happiness made way for tears of joy. What began under the Sun, ended under the stars. The world...

Column: What’s hurting Arsenal, again
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Column: What’s hurting Arsenal, again

Amidst the chaos that erupted at the away end of the Vitality Stadium late in the game, a cruel sense of realization lingered. Despite Olivier Giroud’s last ditch equalizer handing the Gunners one point, the fact of the matter was that they had lost out on two. The comeback was a commendable one indeed, but...

Of Classic cricket shots and its masters
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Of Classic cricket shots and its masters

Over the past few years, the game of cricket has seen significant changes having been brought in, by the International Cricket Council including the major decision of promoting the game’s shortest format to generate larger revenue. With twenty20, came a revolution that saw innovation ruling the game of the gentlemen. Scoops over the wicket-keeper and...