Diego Maradona has been invited by Colombia's FARC to play for their team in a soccer ‘Game for Peace’ during talks in Cuba between the rebels and the Colombian government looking to settle a decades-old conflict. The match involving a team of retired soccer players is being organised by former Colombia captain Carlos Valderrama, who invited former Argentina great Maradona, a friend of Cuban leader Fidel Castro. The idea for the game was to gain international exposure for the talks ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
Cricket aficionados' love, even passion, for their "god" Sachin Tendulkar is unlikely to recede even after his playing days. Besides his divine gifts for batting, as well as extraordinary exploits and tours de force during a phenomenal 24-year international career, his legions of fans across the globe have also played a part in immortalizing him. He is one of those rare cricketers whose name is not unknown to many even in non-cricketing nations. It is at once a tribute to his genius. Just like ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
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