Sports Slides

April 30, 2010
Chhetri relishing time with Kansas City Wizards
Sunil Chhetri signed for Kansas City Wizards last month. He is the first Indian footballer to play in Major League Soccer.
April 29, 2010
Mourinho mobbed by Inter fans at airport
Around 1000 fans greeted Inter Milan with deafening chants and a giant cardboard cut out of coach Jose Mourinho when the side arrived at the city's airport on Thursday after reaching their first European Cup final since 1972. Focus shifts to golf as Woods wins back fans
Life for Tiger Woods is starting to get back to normal as the fascination about his personal life is starting to fade and the focus is returning to his golf game. CL Images: Barca blown away by Inter and Mourinho
Inter Milan battled for more than an hour with 10 men to book their place in next month's Champions League final at the expense of holders Barcelona on a triumphant night for the Italian side's coach Jose Mourinho.
April 28, 2010
CL: Team ethic is watchword for Bayern's Van Gaal
Images from the Champions League second-leg semi-finals played at the Stade Gerland in Munich on Tuesday.
April 27, 2010
Alonso's thumbs insured for 10 million euros
Double world champion Fernando Alonso gave a 10 million euro ($13.33 million) thumbs-up to future Formula One success with Ferrari Monday. CL: Mourinho's Inter facing mission 'Stop Messi'
Jose Mourinho and his Inter Milan players managed to stifle Champions League holders Barcelona last week at the San Siro but repeating the feat at the Nou Camp on Wednesday is a different proposition altogether.
April 26, 2010
Fearless Verdasco wary of clay court king Nadal
Fernando Verdasco's confidence on clay is sky high as long as he does not have to play Rafael Nadal, the Barcelona Open champion said on Sunday.
April 23, 2010
Vishy Anand gears up to defend world crown
Veselin Topalov will start with the white pieces on Saturday in game 1 of the World Championship match against World Champion Viswanathan Anand.
April 22, 2010
Vishy Anand's 40-hour drive to defend his crown
World chess champion Viswanathan Anand must have never imagined when he left his home in Madrid last Thursday that he would undergo so much to reach the venue that saw him traverse 2000 kilometres across five countries to reach Sofia for his World Chess Championship match against Veselin Topalov. CL Images: Robben spares Ribery blushes for Bayern
Arjen Robben spared Franck Ribery's blushes with a spectacular strike to lift Bayern Munich to a 1-0 win over Olympique Lyon in their Champions League semi-final first leg on Wednesday.
April 21, 2010
CL: Milito outshines Messi at San Siro
Tireless Inter Milan produced a rip-roaring home performance to overpower Barcelona 3-1 and leave the holders in real trouble after a thrilling Champions League semi-final, first leg on Tuesday.
April 20, 2010
Hamilton hoping to take easier route to top
Likened to a pit bull by triumphant McLaren team-mate Jenson Button, Lewis Hamilton is looking for a less combative way back to the top in Formula One. Images: When volcanic ash cloud disrupts sports
Volcanic ash cloud has paralysed air travel and has affected sporting events around Europe. Take a look:
April 19, 2010
Saga Schumacher is far from over
Seven-time Formula One Champion Michael Schumacher's comeback hasn't been a fairytale one, but Saga Schumacher is far from over. CL: Inter bid to stop Messi after volcano fails
Barcelona are travelling by bus to Tuesday's Champions League semi-final first leg at Inter Milan, showing not even grounded flights and a huge volcanic ash cloud can halt the brilliance of Lionel Messi and Co. Arsenal shattered by astonishing Wigan fightback
Arsenal's faint hopes of winning the Premier League title were finally killed off when Wigan Athletic scored three goals in the last 10 minutes to snatch a dramatic 3-2 victory on Sunday.
April 18, 2010
Images: Chinese Grand Prix
Images from the Chinese Grand Prix on Sunday.
April 16, 2010
Images: Sania-Shoaib keep it simple
Indian tennis star Sania Mirza hosted a grand wedding reception at the Emerald Room, the grandest banquet hall of the Taj Krishna hotel in Hyderabad on Thursday. Soccer grannies train for veterans World Cup glory
As the World Cup approaches, South Africa's soccer grannies are working to fulfill their own dream - competing for glory in America.
April 15, 2010
Scuffles as South Africans rush for Cup tickets
South African police stepped in to stop scuffles on Thursday and a pensioner died in the queue as thousands of South Africans rushed for 500,000 World Cup football tickets being sold for cash for the first time. Taj Krishna decked for Sania-Shoaib reception
Hyderabad's Taj Krishna hotel is fully decked for the grand reception of Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza and Pakistan cricketer Shoaib Malik, which is being hosted by the Mirzas, three days after India's tennis sensation Sania Mirza married popular Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik.
April 13, 2010
Tiger struggles to stay on the straight and narrow
Tiger Woods returned to Augusta promising a cleaned-up act but delivered a mixture of the impossibly good and some rank bad golf plus a sprinkling of behaviour bordering on the ugly. He had promised a "more respectful" approach to the game but in many ways during four days of white-hot US Masters competition, Woods showed he has not changed from the pre-scandal version of the world number one.
April 12, 2010
Exclusive: Sania-Shoaib tie the knot
Sania Mirza and Pakistan cricketer Shoaib Malik finally got married on Monday. The 23-year-old Indian ace and 28-year-old Shoaib were scheduled to wed on April 15. The Indian tennis ace was dressed in a red sari, which her mother Nasima wore for her nikaah 25 years ago. Time out for pole vault champion Isinbayeva
Yelena Isinbayeva announced that she will be taking an 'indefinite break' from competition. The Russian world record holder's decision follows her failure at the World outdoor championships, another shock defeat at the World indoors in Doha last month. Grant ready for Chelsea challenge in FA Cup final
Two years after steering Chelsea's princes into the Champions League final, Avram Grant was celebrating again on Sunday after Premier League paupers Portsmouth booked a place in the FA Cup equivalent. Mickelson soaks in emotions after US Masters win
A week that began with Tiger Woods making his highly anticipated return to competition ended on Sunday when Phil Mickelson wrapped up an emotional three-shot victory at the US Masters.
April 11, 2010
Messi 'the flea' outpacing racehorse Ronaldo
Images from the 'El Classico'match between Real Madrid and Barcelona FC played at the Bernabeu stadium on Saturday. New controversy as Woods swears at US Masters
The fist pumps were back and so were the profanities he had sworn off as Tiger Woods showed both sides of his game and personality in a combative third round at the US Masters on Saturday.
April 10, 2010
Five key head-to-heads for 'El Clasico'
Five head-to-head battles to watch out for in Saturday's potentially decisive 'Clasico' at the Bernabeu, when La Liga leaders Real Madrid host title rivals and defending champions Barcelona.
April 09, 2010
Moto GP: Champ Rossi remains the man to beat
Valentino Rossi's rivals face a battle to keep up with the MotoGP world champion on the track and an impossible task to match him off it going into Sunday's season-opening race in Qatar. A look at the main contenders in the upcoming season. Woods exceeds expectations on Masters return
Images from the first round's play at the Augusta Masters on Thursday.
April 08, 2010
Images: Robben steals the show at Old Trafford
Images from the Champions League quarter-finals second leg match played on Wednesday.
April 07, 2010
Can Woods win at Augusta after lengthy break?
The highly anticipated return of Tiger Woods at the US Masters from a self-imposed exile of almost five months has raised one burning question among his peers and many of the fans. Can the greatest player of this generation, and arguably of all time, win a 15th major title with his game showing obvious signs of rust and his emotional state of mind questionable after his spectacular fall of grace at the end of last year? Images: Four goal Messi signals a Nou world order
Images from the Champions League quarter-finals second leg match played on Tuesday. Ben Johnson heads sports' top 10 disqualifications
Spaniard Borja Etchart is the latest professional golfer to get disqualified when he was ejected from the Andalucia Open after twice wrongly placing his ball.
April 05, 2010
Disciplined Roddick can emulate Agassi, says coach
Andy Roddick can emulate Andre Agassi and enjoy his greatest success in the latter years of his career, his coach Larry Stefanki said after watching the American win the Sony Ericsson Open on Sunday.
April 04, 2010
Images: Malaysian Grand Prix
Images from the Malaysian Grand Prix on Sunday.
April 03, 2010
Ferguson must cope with life without Rooney
Wayne Rooney, who has scored 34 goals this season, is essential not just to Manchester United's Premier and Champions League campaigns but also to England's hopes at the World Cup in South Africa in June.
April 01, 2010
CL: Arsenal find new life after Barca pummelling
Images from the Champions League first-leg quarter-finals match played on Wednesday.
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