from India Insight:

Sachin Tendulkar: from Wankhede to parliament

April 27, 2012

So it's just a matter of time, according to media reports, before Sachin Tendulkar swaps his India jersey for starched white and walks into the Rajya Sabha.

Barcelona and Real’s poetry lacked motion

April 26, 2012

By Phil O’Connor

On two nights when every football cliché went out the window, one remained true – in the end the only statistic that matters is the scoreline.

Real Madrid v Bayern Munich – Champions League semi-final live blog

April 24, 2012

So Chelsea pulled off an amazing coup to dethrone Barcelona and reach the final. Real Madrid meet Bayern Munich on Wednesday for the right to meet Jose Mourinho’s former club on May 19.

from India Insight:

In Dada, Yuvraj finds a way to use his unutilised hair gel

April 24, 2012

Yuvraj Singh has finally found a way to make sure the hair gel lying unused in his cupboard is not completely wasted.

Greg Rusedski: Nadal shows he is still the clay king

April 24, 2012

The Monte Carlo Master Series is a good indicator for who is in good clay court form early during the run up to the French Open. Rafael Nadal has won this event the last 7 years in a row, which has never happened before on the ATP Tour.

There may not be a Superclasico in Munich after all

April 19, 2012

A mouth-watering clash between Real Madrid and Barcelona in this season’s Champions League final in Munich appeared to be on the cards when the two Spanish giants were kept apart in the draw, but the prospect of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi watching the showpiece on television instead of taking centre stage on May 19 now looks just as likely.

Two trophies may still prove too little for Liverpool

April 16, 2012

By Phil O’Connor

Andy Carroll’s winner in the FA Cup semi-final against Everton might have put Liverpool on course for a second trophy, but even if they go on to win the competition it will still represent a poor return for the season.

Could Pardew take Champions League spot and England job from Redknapp?

April 13, 2012

By Phil O’Connor

Unheralded and unpopular when he took over at Newcastle United, Alan Pardew has led them into the upper reaches of the English Premier League, and within touching distance of a Champions League place.

Has ‘Bubba golf’ got the legs for world domination?

April 11, 2012

Inspired by Bubba Watson’s brilliance, beautifully encapsulated in that wedge from the pine needles on Augusta’s feared 10th hole en route to winning the Masters on Sunday, I took to the range for a good old clout of the golf ball rather than worrying about a textbook swing.

Masters Live

April 4, 2012

Follow all the action and excitement of the Masters with our team of reporters and photographers at Augusta National as Tiger Woods goes in search of his fifth Masters title while a host of rivals, including Rory McIlroy, Phil Mickelson and world number one Luke Donald seek the famous green jacket for themselves.