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    December 04, 2016, Sunday

    When Carlsen killed the queen: His sounder match strategy helped him win a third chess world title

    Despite a stern examination, Magnus Carlsen's sounder match strategy helped him win a third chess world title, writes Devangshu ...

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    November 25, 2016, Friday

    CHESS#1228

    The title match is tied 1-1 and headed into a photo-finish with just two classical games left at the time of writing. Sergey ...

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    November 18, 2016, Friday

    Club class: Aditi Ashok is claiming her place in international golf

    Aditi Ashok focused on golf after she realised, at 11, that she would not get admission into Hogwarts, writes Nikita Puri

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    November 05, 2016, Saturday

    Chess (#1225)

    Viswanathan Anand lost 0.5-1.5 to Maxime Vachier-Lagrave in the finals of the Corsica Masters

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    October 29, 2016, Saturday

    Planning a run across the country

    Kostelnick finished the roughly 3,100-mile San Francisco to New York journey in 42 days, 6 hours and 30 minutes, four days faster ...

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    October 22, 2016, Saturday

    Chess (#1223)

    The national Juniors recently concluded at Rajahmundry (AP). Previous winners include Viswanathan Anand, Pentalya Harikrishna and ...

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    October 01, 2016, Saturday

    Chess (#1220)

    Anish Giri won an impressive attacking game versus Gelfand and he also converted a long endgame grind against Tomashevsky

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    September 17, 2016, Saturday

    Kiwi caution

    Despite starting as favourites, Virat Kohli's India will have to be at its best against a dangerous and unpredictable New Zealand ...

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    September 17, 2016, Saturday

    Rising against the odds

    Behind the Olympic success of para-athlete Deepa Malik is an indomitable spirit and hard work

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    September 10, 2016, Saturday

    Chess (#1217)

    The Indian team has won six straight matches to lead the Open Section of the Baku Olympiad, despite starting as the ninth seeds. ...

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    September 03, 2016, Saturday

    Chess (#1216)

    The Olympiad kicked off on Thursday at the Baku Crystal Hall, with 176 nations, including seven debutants

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    August 27, 2016, Saturday

    Chess (#1215)

    Carlsen will be more focussed on his upcoming title match against Sergey Karjakin

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    August 06, 2016, Saturday

    Finding a cure for the Pokemon GO bug

    The wait for Pokemon GO's official launch in India continues to be filled with super-long walks and cautionary tales

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    August 06, 2016, Saturday

    Chess (#1212)

    The game has always had a large number of prodigies but they are getting ever-younger and there are more and more of them

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    July 30, 2016, Saturday

    Chess (#1211)

    Magnus Carlsen took the Bilbao Masters with a round to spare. After suffering his first-ever classical loss to Hikaru Nakamura in ...

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    July 16, 2016, Saturday

    Vijender Singh: Hoping against Hope

    In Australian Kerry Hope, Vijender Singh faces a plucky opponent who has the potential to surprise the home favourite

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    July 16, 2016, Saturday

    Chess (#1209)

    The Bilbao Masters started with a shock defeat for Magnus Carlsen

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    July 09, 2016, Saturday

    Dangal wrestling is no longer a poor man's sport

    In a wrestling renaissance, traditional pehalwans are amassing healthy returns by taking part in dangals

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    July 02, 2016, Saturday

    Push that pedal

    Cycling enthusiasts tell the author how to make one's riding experience count

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    June 25, 2016, Saturday

    Rio on your mind

    Come August and the world's finest athletes from 206 countries will be out to prove their best at the Olympics. If you plan to ...

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    December 02, 2016, Friday

    Sindhu Express: How the shuttler transformed herself to slay the world's best

    Once labelled as mild and fragile, P V Sindhu has undergone an astounding transformation that is helping her slay the world's ...

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    November 19, 2016, Saturday

    Chess (#1227)

    The world title match is evenly balanced after five hard-fought draws. Magnus Carlsen is not in prime form. Or, to put it another ...

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    November 11, 2016, Friday

    Chess (#1226)

    Magnus Carlsen starts his second title defence on Friday against Sergey Karjakin

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    October 29, 2016, Saturday

    Into the Blue

    Behind the history-making exploits of Bengaluru FC is a tight-knit unit and great professionalism

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    October 29, 2016, Saturday

    Chess (#1224)

    Carlsen is #2 on the blitz rating list, behind Ding Liren. Nakamura is #3

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    October 15, 2016, Saturday

    Chess (#1222)

    The chess open there has gained much traction over the years. It always draws high female participation because it has decent ...

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    September 24, 2016, Saturday

    Chess (#1219)

    Marcel Duchamp was an international player and Henri Matisse did a portrait of his family kibitzing a chess game

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    September 17, 2016, Saturday

    Chess (#1218)

    The US came to the Baku Olympiad with a dream team, including three top 10 players in Fabiano Caruana, Hikaru Nakamura and Wesley ...

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    September 10, 2016, Saturday

    Grappling transition

    With Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt seemingly over the hill, and Narsingh Yadav's career firmly in the doldrums, Indian ...

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    September 03, 2016, Saturday

    How to ride downhill on a bicycle

    An accomplished runner and swimmer in college, Gwen Jorgensen had little experience with cycling before she became a triathlete ...

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    August 27, 2016, Saturday

    Girl power

    The author goes behind the scenes to find out what it takes to be a successful woman wrestler

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    August 20, 2016, Saturday

    Chess (#1214)

    Viswanathan Anand, Veselin Topalov, Fabiano Caruana and Levon Aronian tied for second place with 5 each

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    August 06, 2016, Saturday

    Being a lifeguard at the Olympics

    Lifeguards at the Rio Games have perhaps the best view in the house, as they are among the few people permitted on the pool deck

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    July 30, 2016, Saturday

    The biggest athletes to watch at Rio

    In Rio, over 10,000 athletes will compete for the biggest prize in sport - an Olympic gold medal. The author brings you a lowdown ...

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    July 23, 2016, Saturday

    Chess (#1210)

    Carlsen won the psychologically important encounter with Karjakin

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    July 16, 2016, Saturday

    Mountain riders

    Two Indians from remote Himalayan regions are all set for the world's oldest mountain biking race in the Alps

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    July 09, 2016, Saturday

    A sporty weekend

    A terrific line-up of events lies ahead for sports loversWIMBLEDON(Men's and Women's Finals)Wimbledon Finals weekend is a special ...

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    July 09, 2016, Saturday

    Chess (#1208)

    The 2016 Challenger will reportedly be unrated because the high-rated participants don't want to risk rating

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    July 02, 2016, Saturday

    Chess (#1207)

    The chess world is still coming to terms with the details of alleged deals from the Panama Papers

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    June 25, 2016, Saturday

    Puma & Reebok: Two for the run

    The author weighs in on the 'lockable' Puma Ignite Disc and the uber flexible Reebok ZPrint Run

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