Grandmaster flush: Chess player cheated in toilet
Igors Rausis, a 58-year-old chess player who earned the grandmaster title in 1992, has been suspended after being caught cheating by using a cellphone in a bathroom during a tournament in France.
Chess: 14-year-old Sarin becomes youngest Indian to cross 2600 Elo
At 14 years and 10 months, Indian chess prodigy, GM Nihal Sarin has crossed 2600 Elo in the live rating list, becoming the youngest-ever Indian and second-youngest in history to do so.
Ashwin's mankading, Messi's Cruyff penalty, Kyrgios' underarm ace
Ashwin's mankading of Buttler has divided the opinions of fans and experts alike, but cricket isn't the only sport where the line between the laws and the spirit of the game occasionally gets blurred.
'Second man' Ganguly finds second wind at chess
For years, Surya Sekhar Ganguly worked tirelessly under Viswanathan Anand as a second, assisting him in three world titles. Now, Ganguly is back to playing first fiddle, and enjoying every bit of it.
2018: Year of the younglings
Teenage shooters, chess prodigies, fiery track and field athletes - 2018 in Indian sport has clearly belonged to youth, who make Tokyo 2020 an exciting prospect.
Best quotes of 2018: 'Shaitaan', 'badla' and more
From the indestructible Mary Kom to an emotional Dutee Chand, ESPN compiles a list of the best quotes from 2018.
Anand on Carlsen's world title: The better rapid player won
Former world no. 1 Viswanathan Anand says Caruana's first rapid game loss against Carlsen reminded of his own fifth game loss against the Norwegian, which cost him the 2013 world title.
Carlsen wins tiebreakers to defend chess crown
Magnus Carlsen defended his world chess title for the third time, defeating American challenger Fabiano Caruana 3-0 in rapid tiebreaker games Wednesday.
Inside the intense, sometimes quirky chess rivalry between Magnus Carlsen and Fabiano Caruana
Norway's Magnus Carlsen is the golden boy of modern chess. For years, he's been virtually untouchable. But Fabiano Caruana is poised to dethrone him at the World Chess Championship (Nov. 9-28) -- and it would feel oh-so-good for the American.
Bucs' Mike Smith says 'sky isn't falling,' but patience wearing thin
Tampa Bay's defense has given up 34.8 points per game through four games played. The Bucs' defensive coordinator says it's time to "right the ship."
Twelve years and a surprise holiday later, Anand in Olympiad
Bolstered by full-strength teams, fifth seeds India are hopeful of their best-ever finish in Georgia.
UAAP 81 chess: NU, La Salle defeat foes
NU and La Salle opened their title-retention bids in the men's and women's division by topping Ateneo in the opening round of the UAAP Season 81 chess tournament.
After Thielen and Diggs, Vikings' receivers a concern
They might have the best duo in the NFL, but the rest of the Vikings receivers, including Laquon Treadwell, have struggled to make an impact.
Pathans, Phogats and other super siblings
With the brother sister duo of Praggnanadhaa and Vaishali creating waves in the International Chess circuit, ever wondered who India's most successful sporting siblings are?
Praggnanandhaa: The boy who could be king
Already a Grandmaster at the age of 12, it is no wonder the chess world is doing its best to get R Praggnanandhaa's name right.
'Praggnanandhaa knew he would become a Grandmaster' Praggnanandhaa
Indian Chess prodigy Praggnanandhaa's coach on his incredible journey so far.
Praggnanandhaa becomes India's youngest Grandmaster
At 12 years, 10 months and 13 days, R Praggnanandhaa has become the world's second youngest Grandmaster, and the youngest ever Indian to achieve the feat.
ASEAN+ Chess: Bersamina beats Vietnamese foe
International Master Paulo Bersamina downed Nguyen Duy Linh of Vietnam to seize the solo lead in the Open Under-20 division of the ASEAN+ Age Group Chess Championships.
ASEAN+ Chess: Mendoza stays full point ahead of field
Shania Mae Mendoza keeps her grip of the lead in her division after five rounds of the ASEAN+ Age Group Chess Championships on Thursday.
Grandmaster-Chef Anand lands unexpected title
The five-time world champion rustled up a storm in the kitchen with Chinese GM Ding Liren to win a cook-off during a rest day at the Norway Chess tournament.
My rehabilitation in rapid chess is well under way: Anand
With two rapid titles in four months, five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand says the fog over his rapid chess form has now lifted.
Anand wins Tal Memorial rapid title
A little over two months after winning the world rapid crown, Viswanathan Anand scripted yet another remarkable win at the Tal Memorial in Moscow on Sunday.
Pro Chess: In a 'league' of its own
Viswanthan Anand, who is part of an online league for the first time, says it is a great way to practise rapid and blitz chess for free.
The year in quotes: 'Fedal' gets real, Saina runs out of fuel and Mr Complete Ronaldo
After yet another eventful year in the world of sport, ESPN compiles a list of the best quotes from 2017. From Rafael Nadal to Saina Nehwal, everyone's in the list for all the right reasons.
Viswanathan Anand wins bronze at World Blitz Chess Championship
Viswanathan Anand continued his excellent run by winning a bronze at the World Blitz Chess Championship after his gold-winning performance in the Rapid section.
John Brewin reviews the eight matches that ultimately doomed Louis van Gaal's tenure as manager at Manchester United.
South African fast bowler Kyle Abbott brags about his angling skills, and confesses to bullying Australians in the Kings XI dressing room
The sport and media landscape has changed so much that we may never have definitive voices like his ever again