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‘Underdog’ Victories Rejuvenate Faith in Test Cricket

With the culmination of India’s drab 3-0 drubbing of Sri Lanka, the widely debated proposal of relegating test cricket’s underachievers to a lower tier found new supporters once again. Little did the world know, that just two weeks later, the unfancied underachievers would respond –...

A limp-y end to Bolt’s career

The decorated career of ‘The World’s Fastest Man’ - Usain Bolt came to an ironic end after the world-record holder pulled up injured in the final leg of the men’s 4x100 metres relay at the International Association of Athletic Federations (IAAF) World Championships in...

MU aids International Blind Chess Tournament

Manipal: Playing host to participants from four nations, officials of Manipal University inaugurated the Asia Pacific Chess Championship for the Visually Challenged at the Dr TMA Pai Halls on March 22. The best of players from India, Bangladesh, Philippines and Sri Lanka face off at the...

From press conferences to auctions, MIT’s own IPL is off and running

Manipal: The Manipal Institute of Technology Cricket League (MITCL) was inaugurated amidst a host of dignitaries including MIT Director GK Prabhu on October 10. Rishab Dave and Rohit Sarkar, two players from MIT who were selected to play in the Mangalore Premier League received special mentions during...

Jumping to Glory: High jumpers make history in Rio

In what turned out to be a historic day for India, Mariyappan Thangavelu (1.89m) and Varun Bhati (1.86m) opened India’s tally at the Paralympic Games in Rio with gold and bronze medals in the T-42 category of high jump on Saturday. Mariyappan, Varun and Sharad Kumar,...

Error 2016: Broadcaster Not Found

When Mariyappan Thangavelu and Varun Singh Bhati made history at the Paralympics in Rio by winning gold and bronze medals in the T-42 High Jump category, Indians following the story on social media were perplexed that the historic moment was not playing out live on...

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