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  • Roma beat Liverpool 1-0 in preseason friendly July 24, 2014

    Boston: Marco Borriello scored in the 90th minute to give Roma a 1-0 victory over Liverpool in a preseason friendly Wednesday night at Fenway Park. There were limited chances until Borriello volleyed in a corner from in front of goal. "Both teams played with young players," Roma coach Rudi Garcia said...
  • Spain's Garcia-Lopez beats Cecchinato in Stuttgart July 10, 2014

    Stuttgart: Guillermo Garcia-Lopez defeated Italian qualifier Marco Cecchinato 6-4, 1-6, 7-5 for a second-round meeting with Swiss qualifier Yann Marti at the Mercedes Cup on Wednesday. The sixth-seeded Spaniard saved eight of the 12 break points he faced before prevailing in just over two hours. Marti defeated compatriot Henri Laaksonen 7-5,...
  • Change underway at Ferrari, says Mattiacci July 7, 2014

    Ferrari will be a different Formula One team next year with changes already being made at Maranello, principal Marco Mattiacci said after Sunday's British Grand Prix. Fernando Alonso finished only sixth for the Italian team at Silverstone while Kimi Raikkonen crashed out on the opening lap of a race won...
  • World Cup 2014: Luis Suarez referee picked for Brazil-Germany semi-final July 7, 2014

    Rio de Janerio: The referee who failed to see Luis Suarez bite an opponent has been picked to officiate Brazil's World Cup semi-final against Germany. FIFA says on its website that Marco Rodriguez of Mexico will referee the match in Belo Horizonte on Tuesday. Rodriguez has handled two World Cup matches, including...
  • World Cup 2014: Argentina's Marcos Rojo out of quarters with two yellows July 2, 2014

    Sao Paulo: Argentina defender Marcos Rojo will not be able to play Saturday's World Cup quarter-final after he was shown a second yellow card in the round of 16 match against Switzerland on Tuesday. The 24-year-old was booked in the 90th minute for bringing down Switzerland's Ricardo Rodriguez to halt a...
  • Exclusive: No clear favourites for 2014 World Cup, says Materazzi June 7, 2014

    Marco Materazzi feels his team Italy have a good chance in this World Cup because of their traditional playing style. ...
  • Marco Reus ruled out of World Cup for Germany June 7, 2014

    Germany attacking midfielder Marco Reus was ruled out of the World Cup on Saturday with an ankle injury sustained in a 6-1 friendly win over Armenia. The German Football Federation said that Reus suffered a partial ligament tear in his left ankle in the match on Friday and will miss six...
  • Players ruled out of World Cup 2014 June 7, 2014

    Players ruled out of the World Cup finals because of injury in the past week following the announcement on Saturday Germany's Marco Reus would not be going to Brazil: Colombia: Radamel Falcao (Monaco/FRA) -- knee injury France: Franck Ribery (Bayern Munich/GER) -- back injury Clement Grenier (Lyon/FRA) -- thigh Germany: Marco Reus (Borussia Dortmund/GER)...
  • Germany's sensation Marco Reus doubtful for World Cup after injury June 7, 2014

    Germany could lose Marco Reus for the World Cup after he pulled up with an ankle injury on Friday. Mid-way through their warm-up match with Armenia, the Borussia Dortmund playmaker suffered the setback. The BVB star spent a few minutes on turf but eventually limped off on the stroke of half...
  • Six-goal Germany crush Armenia in final World Cup warmup game June 7, 2014

    Germany produced a dazzling display of attacking football to thrash Armenia 6-1 in their last World Cup warmup on Friday but Marco Reus could be in doubt for the finals after twisting his ankle. The Germans, looking to end an 18-year wait for an international title, scored all their goals in...
  • Materazzi to select trainees for Inter's academy May 31, 2014

    Marco Materazzi was in Bangalore to visit Inter Milan's fully residential academy in Hosur near Bangalore which is scheduled to be launched in September. ...
  • Inter Milan's legend Materazzi visits Bangalore May 31, 2014

    After having hung up his boots in 2010, the Italian defender has been representing Inter on a number of their projects - be it in establishing their academies around the world, conducting workshops or wearing their Nerrazuri tie in an ambassadorial role. ...
  • Marco Materazzi on Zidane's headbutt in 2006 World Cup May 29, 2014

    Talking to CNN-IBN, Italy's Marco Materazzi says he will shake hands with Zinedine Zidane if he meets him. ...
  • Germany's Marco Reus, Mario Goetze itching for action in Brazil May 25, 2014

    Germany's versatile attacking midfielders Marco Reus and Mario Goetze are hoping their time to shine in the national team will come at the World Cup in Brazil next month after both players endured a disappointing maiden tournament at Euro 2012. The 24-year-old Reus and Goetze, 21, are considered the best players...
  • Germany very well placed to win World Cup: Materazzi May 23, 2014

    Bangalore: Former Italian defender Marco Materazzi, who was head-butted by French soccer legend Zinedin Zidane in the controversial 2006 World Cup final, on Friday said Germany are the strongest contender for the 2014 FIFA World Cup to be played in Brazil. "Brazil, Germany and Spain are strong contenders for the World...
  • Marco Mattiacci named Ferrari team principal April 18, 2014

    Shanghai: Ferrari's new team principal, Marco Mattiacci, arrived at the Chinese Grand Prix on Friday wearing large sunglasses - on an overcast day. There was a reason, he said, and it didn't have anything to do with vanity. "If you do, in less than four days, almost 40 hours of flying and...
  • Stefano Domenicali quits as Ferrari team principal April 14, 2014

    Italy: Stefano Domenicali has resigned as Ferrari team principal after six years in charge and will be replaced by Marco Mattiacci, president of Ferrari North America. After a poor start to the season, Domenicali says "it's time to make an important change. As head, I take on the responsibility of the...
  • Real Madrid survive Borussia Dortmund scare to reach Champions League semi-finals April 9, 2014

    Germany: Real Madrid reached the semi-finals of the Champions League on Tuesday after losing 2-0 at Borussia Dortmund but finishing up with a 3-2 victory on aggregate. Playing without star striker Cristiano Ronaldo due to a left-knee injury, Madrid could afford to miss an early penalty and still go through against...
  • Lewandowski scores twice as Dortmund win 4-2 at Zenit in Champions League February 26, 2014

    Russia: Robert Lewandowski scored twice as Borussia Dortmund took a big step toward the Champions League quarter-finals with a 4-2 victory at Zenit St. Petersburg on Tuesday. Losing finalists last year, Dortmund made a blistering start with Henrikh Mkhitaryan scoring in the fourth minute and Marco Reus doubling the visitors' lead...
  • Lleyton Hewitt tops Baghdatis, advances in Memphis February 14, 2014

    Memphis: Former world No. 1 Lleyton Hewitt of Australia beat Marcos Baghdatis of Cyprus 1-6, 6-2, 6-0 on Thursday to advance to the quarterfinals at the US National Indoor Tennis Championships. The No. 3 seed leads the career series with Baghdatis 3-2, winning their first match since 2010 when Baghdatis had...
  • Sock, Baghdatis move to 2nd round at Memphis February 12, 2014

    Memphis, Tennessee: America's Jack Sock and Marcos Baghdatis of Cyprus moved into the second round of the US National Indoor Tennis Championships Tuesday at The Racquet Club of Memphis. Sock, who reached the quarterfinals of last year's tournament, advanced with a 7-5, 1-6, 7-6 (5) victory over France's Adrian Mannarino. Baghdatis won...
  • Switzerland advance in Davis Cup, beat Serbia February 2, 2014

    NOVI SAD: Switzerland won the Davis Cup first-round tie against Serbia after Marco Chiudinelli and Michael Lammer beat Nenad Zimonjic and Filip Krajinovic in the doubles for an unbeatable 3-0 lead on Saturday. Switzerland face Belgium or Kazakhstan in the quarterfinals in April. A confident Chiudinelli and Lammer defeated veteran doubles...
  • Sunderland swoop early for defensive recruit Marcos Alonso December 31, 2013

    London: English Premier League basement dwellers Sunderland have moved quickly to reinforce their frail defence by agreeing a loan move for Fiorentina fullback Marcos Alonso until the end of the season. The 23-year-old former Real Madrid, Bolton Wanderers and Spanish under-19 defender will officially complete his move to Wearside when the...
  • Zoe Saldana won't mind breast implants December 25, 2013

    Los Angeles: 'Avatar' actress Zoe Saldana is not keen on fake things, but she wouldn't mind getting breast implants. The 35-year-old would be happier with a fuller cleavage. "You always want what you don't have. My whole life I've been obsessed with breasts. I love them. I don't like fake things, but...
  • Zoe Saldana is married for sanity December 7, 2013

    Los Angeles: Actress Zoe Saldana says she married Marco Perego to keep her sanity in check. Saldana, 35, secretly married Perego in June this year. She says she loves her personal life more than her professional one, reports contactmusic.com. "I love what I do so much, but I love my (personal)...
  • Champions League: Dortmund still in contention after Napoli win November 27, 2013

    Dortmund: Last season's Champions League runners-up Borussia Dortmund beat Napoli 3-1 with a stellar offensive performance on Tuesday to earn a lifeline and stay in the hunt for a knockout stage spot. Germany international Marco Reus converted a 10th minute penalty and Jakub Blaszczykowski added another goal on the hour as...
  • Schwartzel puts himself in line for first home Open title November 23, 2013

    Johannesburgh: Home favourite Charl Schwartzel will take a one-stroke lead into Sunday's final round of the South African Open after carding a third-round 69 for a 15-under-par total of 201 that sets him up for a title that has previously eluded him. The 29-year-old Schwartzel, who is the highest-ranked South African...
  • Marcos Falopa's last outing as East Bengal coach on Wednesday November 12, 2013

    Kolkata: East Bengal's local league match against Peerless SC on Wednesday is set to be their high profile coach Marcos Falopa's last outing bringing an end to the Brazilian's 'turbulent' stint lasting less than six months. "He will announce his decision to the media after tomorrow's CFL match in the afternoon,"...