Five defining moments from a decade of sport

December 21, 2009

As the decade draws to a close, we pick five sporting moments which have defined the last 10 years.

from Reuters Soccer Blog:

World Cup will survive without Messi and Ronaldo

September 7, 2009

"Ronaldo and Messi could miss the World Cup!" screamed the headlines after Portugal drew 1-1 in Denmark and Argentina were humiliated 3-1 at home to Brazil.

Where Bolt stands in my personal greatest hits

August 23, 2009

Having been privileged to be sitting a few metres from the finishing line as Usain Bolt shattered his own 100 and 200m world records in Berlin – and having also witnessed his double in Beijing, I got to wondering where those performances ranked in my personal bag of live events.

from Reuters Soccer Blog:

Now it’s official — Kaka signs for Real Madrid

June 8, 2009

They took their time getting there but Kaka is now officially a Real Madrid player.

from Reuters Soccer Blog:

The Real Madrid Presidential Candidacy ‘Promisometer’

May 6, 2009

The campaign to be the next president of Real Madrid Football Club has finally kicked into gear with the claim from the little known Eduardo Garcia that, if elected on June 14, he will bring with him the Chelsea striker Didier Drogba.

Quiet day for April Fools

April 1, 2009

I’ve been scouting around for some sporting April Fools but I’ve not spotted many good ones.