• Jul
    14

    It was the opportunity of a lifetime, but as fate would have it, Lionel Messi will have to wait for four more years to take another shot at the greatest

  • By Reuters

    Germany are champions of the world again after snatching victory against Argentina in the soccer showpiece with a superb extra-time goal from baby-faced Mario Goetze to lift the trophy for

  • Jul
    09
    By Reuters

    The nation whose attacking soccer has thrilled the world for generations was left heart-broken on Tuesday after Brazil's humiliating 7-1 loss to Germany in the World Cup semi-finals.

    Brazil has

  • Jun
    16
    By Reuters

    Formula One ex-champion Michael Schumacher, who sustained severe head injuries in a ski accident in late 2013, is out of a coma and was transferred on Monday from a French

  • Jun
    10
    By Bloomberg

    Brazil will beat Germany to win soccer’s World Cup and will also score the most goals, according to a survey of economists across 52 countries.
    The tournament’s host nation eclipsed

  • Jun
    03

    WHETHER they eventually bend it like Beckham or lift it like Gerrard, talented young soccer players from across the country will get to hone their skills under the tutelage of

  • May
    29
    By Yana Bey

    Controversy just refuses to let go of Everest this season. In the adventure fraternity the best news that can emanate from a mountain is that of a successful

  • May
    01
    By Yana Bey

    Many moons ago, before the benefits of a liberalised economy made it easier for middle-class climbers in India to chase their dreams, a mountaineering friend and I organised a women’s

  • Apr
    11
    By Rahul Banerji

    Forget the lay public or the die-hard fans, perch-ed around racetracks, in front of their television sets or those following the sport elsewhere. Even high-profile insiders have been caught

  • Mar
    28
    By Rahul Banerji

    Even though it is its 15th year the Laureus World Sports Awards finds itself struggling for recognition. Set up by American hurdling legend Edwin Moses and numbering many