Jayaditya gupta

Arsenal’s French manager Arsène Wenger (right) goes for the ball along with his German players Mesut Özil (with black gloves) and Per Mertesacker. Photo: Matt Dunham/AP<br />

Bringing Arsenal back to life

5 min read . 13 Nov 2013
Former Barcelona manager Tito Vilanova (right) stepped down due to cancer. Photo: Josep Lago/AFP<br />

How tragedy affects sport

3 min read . 24 Jul 2013
Bayern Munich’s Arjen Robben. Photo: Stefan Wermuth/Reuters <br />

A football season of surprises

1 min read . 29 May 2013
Sachin Tendulkar, Mumbai Indians, IPL. Photo: Ajay Aggarwal/Hindustan Times<br />

Catch ’em young, make it last

4 min read . 01 May 2013
Samuel Eto’o (in yellow) of the FC Anzhi Makhachkala is the world’s highest-paid footballer but plays for a lesser-known club. Photo: Sergey Rasulov/Epsilon/Getty Images<br />

Football’s new power centre

5 min read . 03 Apr 2013
AC Milan’s Mario Balotelli (left) during a match against Inter Milan in Milan on Monday. Photo: Giuseppe Cacace/AFP <br />

Celebrating the talented

4 min read . 27 Feb 2013
The film Chak De! India sums up some problems Indian sportswomen face. <br />

Sportspeople and social action

5 min read . 30 Jan 2013
Lance Armstrong’s links with banned substances had been suspected for a long time. Photo: Bryn Lennon/Getty Images.<br />

Getting to the bitter truth

5 min read . 07 Nov 2012
Chelsea’s John Terry in action during an English Premier League match on Saturday. Photo: PA, Andrew Matthews/AP<br />

The Chelsea conundrum

4 min read . 10 Oct 2012
<br />The stars: India’s 2012 Olympics medal winners (from left) Vijay Kumar, M.C. Mary Kom, Gagan Narang, Saina Nehwal, Yogeshwar Dutt and Sushil Kumar. Photo: Manish Swarup/AP<br />

Our very own Olympic quest

5 min read . 22 Aug 2012
<br />Face-off: Xabi Alonso (right) of Real Madrid and Andrés Iniesta of Barcelona during a match at the Estadio Santiago Bernabéu stadium in Madrid earlier this year. Photo: Denis Doyle/Getty Images<br />

Club rivalry gives way to nationalism

4 min read . 18 Jul 2012
<br />Remembrance: Jack Butland (from left), Andy Carroll, Wayne Rooney and Joe Hart visiting the Auschwitz-Birkenau memorial as part of an England Football Association delegation earlier this month. Hamish<br />

That sense of history

4 min read . 20 Jun 2012
<br />Long-awaited: Chelsea won their first Champions League on Saturday. By Leon Neal/AFP<br />

You can&#8217;t buy sporting success

3 min read . 23 May 2012
<br />In the top3: Thierry Henry (centre, right) should be among EPL’s all-time best. By Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images<br />

Picking premiership era&#8217;s best

5 min read . 25 Apr 2012
<br />Arsenal fans with a banner in support of Bolton’s Fabrice Muamba, a former Arsenal player who suffered a cardiac arrest during an EPL match. By Andrew Winning/Reuters<br />

Sporting culture

4 min read . 28 Mar 2012
<br />Hawk-eyed: Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson (centre) during a training session. By Paul Ellis/AFP<br />

Stability breeds success

4 min read . 29 Feb 2012
<br />Journeyman: Argentine legend Hernán Crespo. By Damien Meyer/AFP<br />

A brave new world

3 min read . 01 Feb 2012
<br />World of sport: (clockwise from above) Sunil Gavaskar, Abhinav Bindra, Milkha Singh, Michael Atherton and Diego Maradona.<br />

A long history untold

4 min read . 09 Nov 2011