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Klinsmann eyes winning start even without Ballack
Germany manager Jurgen Klinsmann says the World Cup hosts are more than capable of defeating Costa Rica in Friday’s opener even without their injured captain Michael Ballack.Ballack has been ruled out of the game with a calf injury but, whi ...  | Read.. 
Surya blames lack of team spirit
Poor team spirit and a below-par performance by spearhead Grandmaster Viswanathan Anand were to be blamed for India’ ...  | Read.. 
Justine spoils Clijsters’ party
Once again, Justine Henin-Hardenne rose to the occasion on her favourite stage. The two-time French Open champion e ...  | Read.. 
Ronaldo down with fever
Ronaldo missed training with world champions Brazil on Thursday afternoon due to a fever, the Brazilian football confede ...  | Read.. 
Germany players warm up in Munich on Thursday. (Reuters)

Brazil favourites as always, but...
Only a major upset can deny Brazil
This has become a clich' ' something like a much-rubbed Aladdin’s lamp, but which also gives yo..  | Read.. 
Protection of creativity tops
A World Cup is said to be the stage where new stars are born while some are jettisoned into the dust..  | Read.. 
Draw dents India’s chances
India’s failure to take the last West Indies wicket and win the f ...  | Read.. 
Medeira set to become assistant coach
Salgaocar coach Savio Medeira is set to become India’s assistant ...  | Read.. 
Injury rules Sreesanth out
Paceman Sreesanth was on Thursday ruled out of the second Test against the ...  | Read.. 
Jhulan deputy
Mithali Raj will lead the Indian women on their tour of Ireland and En ...  | Read.. 
Poles hope for better luck
Poland plan a 1970s revival in Friday’s World Cup Group A clash w ...  | Read.. 
Brazil will retain title, says Michel Platini
Former French captain Michel Platini, twice a World Cup semi-finalist, ...  | Read.. 
Strauss to lead
Andrew Strauss was named captain of England’s 15-man squad to pla ...  | Read.. 
Talukdar in pre-quarters
Indians did not have much to cheer about at the archery World Cup in A ...  | Read.. 
No Shoaib in 16-man squad
An unfit Shoaib Akhtar was on Thursday left out of a 16-member Pakista ...  | Read.. 
Indians struggle
Indian golfers had a poor first round at the Bangkok Airways meet on T ...  | Read.. 
Power play concept welcomed
The opening day of the P. Sen Trophy saw the introduction of power pla ...  | Read.. 
Transworld in final
Selvel A will face Transworld in the main plate final of The Telegr ...  | Read.. 
Cisse dreams fractured
Djibril Cisse will miss the World Cup after fracturing his right leg i ...  | Read.. 
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