1. India Cricket: What MS Dhoni Said, Really Meant and Definitely Did Not

    Mahendra Singh Dhoni laments the Ugly Side of Cricket What he said: "We just saw the ugly side of cricket. Whichever team has the upper hand, doesn’t want to play...

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  2. 2011 US Open: Sam Stosur Outplays Serena Williams, Wins Maiden Grand Slam Title

    When Samantha Stosur took on Francesca Schiavone in the 2010 French Open final, she was the favourite. That was not the case in her final matchup against Serena Williams at the 2011 US Open...

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  3. Australian Cricket: What Mike Hussey Said, Really Meant and Definitely Did Not

    Mike Hussey Is Lost For the Right Words What he said “I was starting to stiffen up already.” Michael Hussey is not a wordsmith ...

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  4. Andy Roddick and Others: What They Said, Really Meant and Definitely Did Not

    Andy Roddick , Serena Williams , David Ferrer and John McEnroe sound off in five quotable quotes (and a bonus) at the US Open. Andy Roddick is all for player power. Serena Williams is extra cautious about where her feet go...

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  5. 2011 US Open: What Serena Williams Said, Really Meant and Definitely Did Not

    What she said: “Well, I give half to my favorite uncle, and then the rest I probably save it, hopefully. Pray that the banks don't go down. (Laughter.)” Serena Williams knows just what to do with the $2...

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  6. India Cricket : What N Srinivasan Said, Really Meant and Definitely Did Not

    What he said: "We were taken for a ride. I know we cannot plead before you that we did not know all this was happening. Your question would be, were you not vigilant? What did you do? I am sorry, sir, there is no defence for me...

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  7. Serena Williams and Others: What They Said, Really Meant and Definitely Did Not

    10 quotes from men and women at the US Open, sound bytes that will make you smile as players prove that they are more than just deft wielders of a tennis racquet. They can garb, gab and are adept at fielding barbs from the press...

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  8. India Cricket: What Poonam Pandey Said, Really Meant and Definitely Did Not

    Poonam Pandey Issues A ‘Siren Call’ What she said: "The world will see that I lived up to my inspiration. Now, I am sure my team will beat England...

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  9. English Cricket: What Nasser Hussain Said, Really Meant and Definitely Did Not

    Nasser Hussain Is 'Asinine ' What he said: "I do believe that India have a few, three or four, very good fielders and one or two donkeys in the field still...

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  10. English Cricket: What Freddie Flintoff Said, Really Meant and Definitely Did Not

    Freddie Flintoff Has Baggy Issues What he said: “I don’t accessorise and I don’t have a man bag.” Freddie Flintoff claims he’s not one to go down the metrosexual route, unlike some of his teammates...

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  11. 2011 US Open: What They Said, Really Meant and Definitely Did Not

    Serena Williams , Tommy Haas, Andrea Petkovic, Roger Federer and Carlos Berlocq are the weekend stars in this edition of "What They Said, Really Meant and Definitely Didn't...

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  12. 2011 US Open: What Christina Mchale Said, Really Meant and Definitely Did Not

    What she said: “And, yeah, it feels like you’re on an airplane.” Christina Mchale compares her experience in a CVAC Pod to being on an aircraft...

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  13. Indian Cricket: What Sanjay Dixit Said, Really Meant and Definitely Did Not

    What he said: “ I did not know whether I was looking at a draft legislation or an operations manual of a sports association...

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  14. 2011 US Open: What Andy Roddick Said, Really Meant and Definitely Did Not

    What he said: “I’m convinced being a tennis analyst is the easiest job in the world. Because whatever the person does, if it works, you just say, ‘That’s ...

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  15. 2011 US Open: What Andy Murray Said, Really Meant and Definitely Did Not Mean

    What He Said “Try being a British player going into a Grand Slam. It’s not easy.” Andy Murray shrugged aside the “nervous” question in the ...

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  16. Novak Djokovic Et Al: What They Said, Really Meant and Definitely Did Not

    Donald Young What he said: "I think everyone’s light turns on at their own time. I’m starting to feel like mine is turning on...

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  17. Jose Mourinho and Others: What They Said, Really Meant and Definitely Did Not

    What he said: “I should have lived 100 years ago.” Jose Mourinho, in an interview to Spanish daily El Mundo , believes that there are “ very few people who ...

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  18. Maria Sharapova Et Al: What They Said, Really Meant and Definitely Did Not

    Ryan Harrison What he said: “I didn’t break any racquets; I didn’t say swearwords on court. It could have gotten better and I could have been better...

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  19. Tennis : Otto, the German Shepherd, Analyzes the Men's Draw

    My dog, Otto the German Shepherd, is a tennis nut. “You haven’t analysed the men’s draw for the US Open. Today’s the 27th and the tournament begins on the 29th,” pestered Otto...

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  20. Cricket QuoteBook: What They Said, Really Meant and Definitely Did Not

    Sachin Tendulkar makes news whether he's playing or not. This time, the master batsman hit the spotlight because former hockey players dispute his right to a Bharat Ratna ahead of all-time hockey great DhyanChand...

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  21. India to Boycott the 2012 London Olympics over Dow Chemicals' 'Fabric'?

    While Indian newspapers’ front pages and TV channels feed off Anna Hazare’s crusade against corruption, the sports sections are chock-full of analysis, recriminations and reactions to Team India’s pitiful surrender of their No...

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  22. Cricket QuoteBook: What They Said, Really Meant and Definitely Did Not

    In a kaleidoscope of quotes, James Anderson, Varun Aaron,Allan Lamb,Dilip Vengsarkar and Rahul Dravid convey their idiosyncratic thoughts...

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  23. Cricket: England Whitewash India 4-0, Dénouement Complete

    The rout is complete. The English Lions, in their own den, knocked the Indians from their perch of the No. 1 Test team in the world. The mighty have fallen—hard. Team India nestle at No...

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  24. Cricket QuoteBook: What They Said, Really Meant and Definitely Did Not

    Shake-ups, machines, chatty politicos, ' skinhead ' wicket-keepers and pulling out of hair all find their way into this weekend's installment of quotes from the world of cricket...

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  25. Indian Cricket: 13 Englishmen Is All It Took to Dethrone the Kings

    A tale of 13 Englishmen and how they upended the No.1 Test team in the world: Strauss promised he’d make them Rew, their ill-preparedness and inability to decipher swing...

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