from India Insight:

Sachin Tendulkar: What his peers said over the years

November 14, 2013

By Sankalp Phartiyal and Aditya Kalra

Sachin Tendulkar's 200th test match, against West Indies at the Wankhede Stadium, will also be his last as the 'Little Master' brings the curtain down on a glittering 24-year cricket career at the age of 40. (Click here for main story)

from India Insight:

Anand, and India, stand in Carlsen’s path to chess glory

November 7, 2013

Magnus Carlsen is the world's number one chess player but that counts for little in India, where he'll have to conquer local favourite Viswanathan Anand to become the first world chess champion from the West in nearly 40 years.

from Photographers' Blog:

Gaining Ben Johnson’s trust

September 23, 2013

(Editor's note: Gary Hershorn, now Global Editor, Sports Pictures, for Reuters, has covered sport for 35 years. A Canadian, he gained the trust of compatriot Ben Johnson in the run-up to the 1988 Seoul Olympics and had special access to the sprinter's training. Here, Hershorn, looks back at that time and at Johnson's downfall.)

Manchester United likely to show patience with David Moyes…for now

September 23, 2013

Two defeats and one scrappy draw amid a hat-trick of pitiful performances in as many heavyweight bouts showed in no uncertain terms just why Manchester United manager David Moyes lamented over a tough Premier League start for the English champions when the fixture list was drawn during the close-season.

Life in the time of Federer and Tendulkar

September 18, 2013

In sports, the fear of loss does different things to different people. It spurs athletes to greater heights; for spectators, it often changes the topography of their nails. In some, it induces mild depression.

Interpretation is the problem, not DRS

August 7, 2013

The Decision Review System (DRS) in itself can be difficult to comprehend but what is hurting the game more is its varied interpretation by umpires.

Confederations Cup: Can the real thing match its dress rehearsal?

July 1, 2013

I don’t know if Brazil’s rout of Spain means there will be a shift in the balance of power, but one thing seems pretty certain: If the Confederations Cup was a taste of things to come, we should have a delicious World Cup in a year’s time.

South Africans haunted by “choker” tag again

June 20, 2013

“Chokers” is not an easy tag to get rid of and South Africa’s latest attempt to shed it will haunt them for a while. Worse, they may have ended up reinforcing it.

Champions League final live blog – Bayern Munich v Borussia Dortmund

May 24, 2013

The first all German final of the world’s most prestigious club soccer competition comes to Wembley in London as some of Europe’s finest look to put on a show. Click here to leave comments http://live.reuters.com/Event/Champions_League_final_-_Bayern_Munich_v_Borussia_Dortmund

from Photographers' Blog:

Beckham’s final 81st minute

May 22, 2013

Paris, France

By Gonzalo Fuentes

Since David Beckham arrived in Paris the media have captured every move, every training session, every single time he and his family have roamed around the city.