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Ankita Pandey

  • FIFA’s got it right this time

    Have you heard that Ruud van Nistelrooy wants to leave Real Madrid in the January transfer window? The bigger news is that the Dutchman wants to snub Arsenal who have shown an interest in the striker to join Rafael Benitez’s Liverpool.

    Sunday, 29 November 2009 - 12:24am
  • Wrong number

    Can the brilliance of Lionel Messi be rated? Isn’t Cristiano Ronaldo’s cheekiness and sensuality best enjoyed by a blush?

    Saturday, 31 October 2009 - 11:49pm
  • End of a crazy, crazy week

    Two costly errors by Casillas cost Real dearly. Casillas doesn’t err. That he did proves the craziness in the air.

    Sunday, 25 October 2009 - 12:15am
  • My dream rests in Hands of God

    If that wasn’t enough, dealing with worries about the qualification of Ivory Coast and Argentina for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa saw me at my emotional worst.

    Sunday, 18 October 2009 - 3:12am
  • Absurdities of bonus

    The English are the most presumptuous lot when it comes to their football. The English media make us believe that they go into any international tournament as favourites.

    Sunday, 11 October 2009 - 2:55am
  • Of sex, abstinence and football managers

    When I first read the report on a dossier advising Indian cricketers to have sex, I couldn’t suppress a chuckle. The intentions may be good, but the way it was put across was ludicrous.

    Sunday, 27 September 2009 - 10:24am
  • Of sex, abstinence and managers

    Sex or abstinence, what works best, the debate will linger on. Wouldn’t it be best to just leave it to the individual?

    Saturday, 26 September 2009 - 11:16pm
  • Ron the man

    There has been no women-related scandal, no controversy and no unnecessary chatter about Manchester United.

    Saturday, 19 September 2009 - 11:08pm
  • We will not take any team lightly in CT: Dhoni

    Dhoni cautioned his teammates against taking any side lightly, saying all the eight participating nations are the best in the world.

    Thursday, 17 September 2009 - 7:48pm
  • CCI has lost its colossus

    One of the most often seen sights at the Cricket Club of India (CCI) was of a tall, silver-haired figure, impeccably turned out, playing host to those who visited.

    Sunday, 13 September 2009 - 3:54am