• Chinese Grand Prix: as it happened 3 days ago

    Lewis Hamilton continued Mercedes' dominant start to the season by capturing pole position at the rainy Chinese Grand Prix on Saturday; his third pole in four races this season. Hamilton set the fastest time in qualifying at 1 minute and 53.860 seconds at Shanghai International Circuit, ahead of Red Bull...
  • IPL 7: Mumbai Indians up against RCB's batting might 5 days ago

    The ease with which Royal Challengers Bangalore won their previous encounter against Delhi Daredevils has surely sent a statement of intent to the rest of the Indian Premier League sides, and in their second game of IPL 7, the Virat Kohli-led RCB will face defending champions Mumbai Indians in the...
  • As it happened: Chennai vs Punjab, IPL 7, Match 3 5 days ago

    (For ball-by-ball updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Glenn Maxwell's 95 in 43 balls pulled off an daunting chase of Chennai's 205 to give Punjab a win in their opening match. Pre-match: Distracted by off-field controversies, two-time champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) would be desperate to start...
  • IPL 7: Good chance of Mumbai Indians defending their title April 15, 2014

    The reigning Indian Premier League (IPL) and Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) title-holders, Mumbai Indians, will once again be one of the favourites in the seventh edition of cash-rich IPL, though the striking difference between MI of previous six editions and MI of IPL 7 will be the absence of legendary...
  • Time for Chelsea to risk it all in Premier League and Champions League

    Unplugged |  Abhishek Nandwani
    A 3-1 loss at the hands of PSG last week meant Chelsea needed to overturn a two-goal deficit on Tuesday night to advance to the...

  • Bayern Munich in Champions League semis as Man United pull out April 1, 2014

    Manchester United coach David Moyes, along with the club owners and board members, have decided to allow Bayern Munich go through the next round without referee even blowing the starting whistle. The decision comes after a two-hour long meeting after United officials informed UEFA and Bayern Munich that the Red...
  • World Twenty20: Five players who can make a difference in Ind-Pak clash March 21, 2014

    An Indo-Pak battle is a showpiece event in every arena; and on the cricket field it gets more elevated. In what promises to be one of the most exciting curtain raisers to the coveted ICC World T20 tournament in recent years, arch-rivals India and Pakistan will be seen at loggerheads...
  • Theatre of Nightmares: Manchester United are in complete mess

    Unplugged |  Abhishek Nandwani
    Manchester United boardroom figures have now finally turned against David Moyes, as the idea of sacking the manager has been mooted for the first time,...

  • Time has come for Manchester United to sack David Moyes

    Unplugged |  Abhishek Nandwani
    It's called the 'Theatre of dreams' but for David Moyes and Manchester United fans it's turning to be the 'Theatre of Nightmares.' Man United have...

  • EPL: Festive period will have huge say in the title race December 23, 2013

    With the festive period in English Premier League now well and truly upon us, the stock of number of clubs will change match after match now. While elsewhere in Europe the major football leagues are preparing to take their winter break, there will be no breather for the EPL clubs...
  • Yearender: Top football transfers in 2013 December 20, 2013

    The transfer of Gareth Bale from Tottenham Hotspur grabbed the most prime-time space around the world, but there were big names like Mesut Ozil, Gonzalo Higuain, Neymar and Falcao that were the highlights of 2013 as well. Here are few names that grabbed the most headlines in 2013: Gareth Bale,...
  • Football Yearender: Bayern Munich, Ferguson hog the limelight December 19, 2013

    From Bayern Muinch becoming the European powerhouse to shocking exit of Manchester United's manager Alex Ferguson, football saw the best and the worst happening in the year 2013. Here are some of the events that caught everyone's attention on and off the pitch. Brazil the centre of attention ahead of...
  • Alex Ferguson: My Autobiography - It's about control and settling old scores December 5, 2013

    Sir Alex Ferguson's autobiography sees how the former Manchester United boss transformed a struggling club into one of the world's best; across 26 years, how he transformed United from just another football club into a worldwide business brand. Rather than 'My Autobiography', the book should have really been called "Settling...
  • Why there won't be another Sachin Tendulkar November 16, 2013

    When Sachin Tendulkar announced his plan to finally retire from all forms of cricket, there was no space for any other news. Twitter went to a meltdown and no one really cared about what was happening in rest of the nation. There was no space even for an update about...
  • Two men Sachin Tendulkar will always remain indebted to November 16, 2013

    A career that ruled an entire nation for 24 years would not have taken shape like it did had it not been for two persons in Sachin Tendulkar's life - his elder brother Ajit and childhood coach Ramakant Achrekar. Achrekar may never have played the game at the highest level...