Bayer

  • Champions League play-off: Ramsey sees red as Arsenal held to a draw at Besiktas 2 days ago

    London: Arsenal held on with 10 men to draw 0-0 at Besiktas in the Champions League playoff round on Tuesday, while Bayer Leverkusen are better placed to reach the group stage after winning 3-2 at FC Copenhagen. Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey was sent off with 10 minutes left in the first...
  • Champions League playoffs: Arsenal to face Besiktas, Celtic back in August 8, 2014

    Nyon: In a last-minute switch, UEFA reinstated Celtic to the Champions League playoffs on Friday after qualifying-round opponent Legia Warsaw were punished for fielding an ineligible player as a late substitute. Legia, who had eased past Celtic 6-1 on aggregate, is weighing an urgent appeal before playoff matches kick off Aug....
  • PSG beat Leverkusen to advance in Champions League March 13, 2014

    Paris: Paris St Germain underlined their Champions League credentials not just by thrashing Bayer Leverkusen 6-1 on aggregate in the last 16 on Wednesday but also by showing the strength of their substitutes' bench. Fielding a rejigged side after demolishing the German team 4-0 in the first leg, PSG beat Bayer...
  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic scores twice as PSG get 4-0 win at Leverkusen February 19, 2014

    Leverkusen: Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored twice as Paris Saint-Germain all but booked its place in the Champions League quarterfinals with a 4-0 away rout of 10-man Bayer Leverkusen on Tuesday. Blaise Matuidi got the visitors off to a flying start in the first leg of their round-of-16 tie by scoring in the...
  • Youthful Ryan Giggs shines on in Europe at almost 40 November 28, 2013

    Manchester: Manchester United manager David Moyes paid tribute to Ryan Giggs who, two days before his 40th birthday, gave a dazzling exhibition in their 5-0 rout of Bayer Leverkusen on Wednesday. Giggs was outstanding in a commanding midfield role as United outclassed the Germans to book their place in the knockout...
  • Real Madrid, Manchester United, PSG advance in Champions League November 28, 2013

    London: Nine-time winner Real Madrid, Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain qualified on Wednesday for the round of 16 in the Champions League. Juventus kept alive their chances of reaching the knockout stage. Madrid needed only a draw at home with Galatasaray to clinch the top spot in Group B. The Spanish...
  • Manchester United face stern test in Leverkusen fortress November 26, 2013

    Manchester: The latest instalment of the Bundesliga/Premier League rivalry takes place on the banks of the Rhine on Wednesday when Bayer Leverkusen attempt to block Manchester United's path through to the last 16 of the Champions League. Victory for United in the Group A clash would seal a spot in the...
  • Rooney stars as Manchester United win their Champions League opener September 18, 2013

    Manchester: Wayne Rooney drew a line under an unsettled few months as he scored twice to chalk up 200 goals for Manchester United in a 4-2 victory over Bayer Leverkusen in their Champions League Group A opener at Old Trafford on Tuesday. Rooney, whose future at the club had been in...
  • US business groups urge Biden to ask India to change policies July 23, 2013

    New Delhi: The US business groups on Monday urged Vice President Joe Biden to press India's leaders this week to reverse course on a number of government policies they said unfairly harm US companies that do business in the world's largest democracy. "Unfortunately, many US companies are facing serious issues doing...
  • Real Madrid present right back Daniel Carvajal July 5, 2013

    Madrid: Young right back Daniel Carvajal was presented to Real Madrid's supporters on Friday, completing his return to his boyhood club. Madrid exercised a buyback option to recover Carvajal after his breakout season with German club Bayer Leverkusen. "Back in 2002 I put on a Real Madrid shirt for the first time...
  • Bayer Leverkusen sign Giulio Donati from Inter Milan June 22, 2013

    Berlin: Bundesliga side Bayer Leverkusen reinforced their defence with the signing of right-back Giulio Donati until 2017. The 23-year-old defender put pen to paper on a four-year deal. Donati was signed by Inter Milan in 2008 to play on loan for Grosseto and other second division sides. Both sides on Friday...
  • Chelsea confirm deal to sign Germany international Andre Schurrle June 13, 2013

    London: Chelsea have reached an agreement with Bayer Leverkusen to sign Germany forward Andre Schurrle from the Bundesliga club. Chelsea said in a statement on their website Thursday that Schurrle must now complete personal terms and pass a medical. The 22-year-old forward, who has been a long-time target of Chelsea, is set...
  • Leverkusen in talks with Chelsea over Schuerrle April 19, 2013

    Berlin: Bayer Leverkusen have had talks with Chelsea over the possible transfer of 22-year-old attacking midfielder Andre Schuerrle, the Bundesliga soccer club said on Friday, though they denied the deal was close to being finalised. "I can confirm the talks in London," Leverkusen spokesman Meinolf Sprink told reporters, confirming German media...
  • Natco Pharma shares surge 5.3 pc after patent ruling March 5, 2013

    Mumbai: Shares in Natco Pharma Ltd surge 5.3 per cent after an Indian patent appeals board upheld on Monday a decision to allow the company to sell a generic version of Bayer AG's cancer drug Nexavar. "It would have positive earnings implication for Natco and opens up new avenues of compulsory...
  • Patent board rules against Bayer in cancer drug case March 5, 2013

    Chennai: An Indian board in Chennai has upheld a domestic pharmaceutical company's right to sell a generic version of Bayer AG's cancer drug Nexavar at much cheaper prices, but increased the royalty it should pay. Bayer has decided to challenge the decision. The Intellectual Property Appellate Board (IPAB) dismissed Bayer's petition...
  • Compulsory licencing of Bayer's cancer drug is a triumph May 12, 2012

    Nata Menabde Age: 52 Designation: WHO Representative to India Education: MSc in Pharmacy, PhD in Pharmacology Career: Nearly 20 years at WHO; was deputy regional director for Europe before coming to India in 2010 Interests: Plays the piano and guitar. Likes classical music, jazz, water sports, history and Russian literature Q. What are the top three...
  • Cancer drug made cheaper, patients to benefit March 13, 2012

    Mumbai: The Indian Patent Office has given the Hyderabad-based Natco Pharma Limited the go-ahead in the form of a compulsory license to legally make and sell a low-cost generic version of German company Bayer's anti-cancer drug, Nexavar. The Controller of Patents PH Kurian, in a 62-page ruling, observed that with Nexavar...
  • Industry split over nod to Natco to sell Bayer's drug March 13, 2012

    New Delhi: India's decision to allow Natco Pharma to sell Bayer's patented cancer drug Nexavar has divided the pharmaceutical industry with domestic firms welcoming it while multinationals said 'arbitrarily' using of compulsory licenses will undermine innovation in the sector. Disappointed with the development, Bayer said it is evaluating options for its...
  • Rs 2.84-lakh cancer drug to cost Rs 8,880 March 13, 2012

    New Delhi: Bringing huge relief to cancer and kidney patients in India, the government on Monday allowed Hyderabad-based Natco Pharma to manufacture and sell cancer-treatment drug Nexavar at a price over 30 times lower than charged by its patent-holder and German multinational Bayer Corporation under Section 84 of the Indian...
  • Leverkusen players told to give up Messi shirts February 17, 2012

    Leverkusen: After seeing his defenders thoroughly outclassed by Lionel Messi, Bayer Leverkusen sporting director Rudi Voeller was dismayed that his players squabbled over the souvenir when Messi gave the shirt off his back - at half-time. Messi scored one goal, set up another and hit a post in Barcelona's 3-1 Champions...
  • Leverkusen pose physical test, says Guardiola February 14, 2012

    Leverkusen: Bayer Leverkusen hold a physical advantage over holders Barcelona and will be a tough nut to crack in their Champions League last-16 tie, Barca coach Pep Guardiola said on Monday. "They are a physically a stronger team than us and they will be stronger than us when we do...
  • Guardiola defiant even as title hopes recede February 12, 2012

    Barcelona: Barcelona boss Pep Guardiola refused to concede the title after Saturday night's 3-2 defeat at Osasuna, but admitted that his side's hopes of catching Real Madrid at the top of La Liga have become "more complicated." The Catalans could have drawn within four points of the leaders with a victory...
  • Three Spanish clubs in UEFA semis June 19, 2007

    London: Holders Sevilla led a trio of Spanish clubs into the UEFA Cup semi-finals on Thursday, mirroring the three-pronged success story for English Premier League sides in the Champions League this week. Sevilla drew 2-2 with Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane in another pulsating quarter-final second leg that put the...