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  • Borussia Dortmund beat Marseille 21 in Champions League December 12, 2013

    France: Borussia Dortmund beat a 10man Marseille 21 with a late goal from Kevin Grosskreutz on Wednesday to advance to the Champions League knockout stage. Dortmund's Robert Lewandowski beat the offside trap to open the scoring for last season's runnerup with a chip in the fourth minute. But Marseille forward...
  • Champions League: Dortmund need win to be secure in Group F December 10, 2013

    Frankfurt: Borussia Dortmund need to beat Marseille to be sure of advancing from Group F of the Champions League. A draw would be enough if Napoli fail to win at home against group leader Arsenal. Dortmund can even afford to lose if Napoli do the same. Three teams could finish...
  • Cazorla warns Arsenal not to slip up against Marseille November 25, 2013

    London: Arsenal's path into the Champions League knockout rounds looks to be a safe one with a home game against rock bottom Olympique Marseille coming up on Tuesday but they are taking nothing for granted. The Londoners top Group F with nine points from four matches, the same as secondplaced Napoli...
  • Entertaining tie on cards as Arsenal face Dortmund in group of death November 5, 2013

    Germany: Borussia Dortmund lead Group F on goal difference and can increase their lead against Arsenal in Group F of the Champions League. Marseille visit Napoli hoping to earn their first points. Here are 5 things to know about Wednesday's matches: HOME ADVANTAGE Borussia Dortmund are seeking their eighth straight home victory, a...
  • Group of death wide open as Napoli beat Marseille October 23, 2013

    Two superb goals earned Napoli a 21 win at Olympique Marseille on Tuesday that put the French team on the brink of elimination and the Italians back on course for a last16 spot. Jose Callejon and Duvan Zapata finished off excellent teamwork in style in the 42nd and 67th minutes to...
  • Dortmund look to turn tables in Champions League group of death September 30, 2013

    Marseille: Last season's Champions League runnersup Borussia Dortmund are eager to set the record straight against France's Olympique Marseille in their Group F clash on Tuesday after losing to them twice two years ago. Dortmund, flying high in the Bundesliga with a 50 demolition of Freiburg on Saturday which allowed them...
  • Olympique Marseille too green again in Champions League September 19, 2013

    Paris: Olympique Marseille once again were the boys against the men as they slipped to a 2-1 home defeat against an unimpressive Arsenal in their Champions League opener after wasting a handful of chances. Marseille, who played better than the visitors for most of the Group F game at their Stade...
  • Arsenal edge past Marseille in their group of death opener September 19, 2013

    Marseille: Theo Walcott and Aaron Ramsey scored second-half goals as Arsenal opened their 16th straight Champions League campaign by defeating Marseille 2-1 in Group F on Wednesday. Walcott capitalized on a miscued clearance from Jeremy Morel to volley into the top corner in the 65th minute. Ramsey doubled the lead...
  • Arsenal in toughest Champions League group, says Wenger September 18, 2013

    Marseille: Arsenal will need 10 points to get out of the "hardest" section in the Champions League, said manager Arsene Wenger on the eve of Wednesday's tough test at Olympique Marseille. The Londoners, beaten by eventual champions Bayern Munich in the first knockout round last season, also face Borussia Dortmund and...
  • Newcastle set to bid for Marseille striker AndrePierre Gignac July 22, 2013

    Newcastle United have been given green signal to complete their bid for AndrePierre Gignac after his club Marseille decided to drop the striker's 300,000 from his overall bill. According to reports, the 27yearold Gignac's big wages have become an issue, with French bosses eager to to drop the amount from his...
  • Arsenal's Gervinho flattered to be linked with Marseille June 20, 2013

    Arsenal player Gervinho is flattered to be linked with French club Marseille as his future with Gunners is subject to speculation. The 26yearold Ivory Coast international hasn't made much impact at the Emirates since his move from Lille in 2011. However, Marseille, along with Atletico Madrid and Galatasaray, have continued...
  • Football Transfers: Latest news and rumours June 14, 2013

    IBNLive Sports gives you Friday's roundup of all the latest transfer news and gossip from the leading clubs and top players around the world. Manchester City hire Manuel Pellegrini as new manager Manchester City have hired Manuel Pellegrini as the club's new manager to replace the fired Roberto Mancini. The 59yearold...
  • Gervinho could leave Arsenal to join Marseille June 14, 2013

    According to a report in The Daily Mail, French club Marseille have confirmed their interest in signing Arsenal striker Gervinho. The 26yearold Ivory Coast international cost Arsenal 11 million from Lille and has struggled to make an impact in the Premier League last season. Marseille assistant coach Franck Passi confirmed the...
  • Joey Barton handed suspended ban for 'ladyboy' tweet May 7, 2013

    Paris: Olympique Marseille midfielder Joey Barton was handed a twogame suspended ban for calling Paris St Germain's Brazilian defender Thiago Silva an "overweight ladyboy" on Twitter, the Ligue 1 club said on Monday. "The National Ethics Committee has handed a twomatch suspended ban to Joey Barton for 'inappropriate comments' after his...
  • Janowicz, Tomic reach 2nd round in Marseille February 19, 2013

    Marseille: Seventhseeded Jerzy Janowicz of Poland and Bernard Tomic of Australia reached the second round of the Open 13 on Monday. Janowicz clinched the first set in just 25 minutes and broke again at the start of the second to take control and beat Lukas Rosol of the Czech Republic 62,...
  • Beckham may make PSG squad for Marseille clash: Ancelotti February 11, 2013

    Paris: David Beckham is likely to feature in the Paris St Germain squad for the first time when the Ligue 1 leaders take on arch rivals Olympique Marseille on February 24, coach Carlo Ancelotti said on Monday. Former England captain Beckham joined as a free agent last month but has to...
  • Bayern progress with 20 win over Marseille April 4, 2012

    Munich: Ivica Olic scored twice to send Bayern Munich comfortably through to the Champions League semifinals for the second time in three years with a 20 win over Marseille on Tuesday. Bayern had a 20 lead from the first leg and Olic all but secured the German side's progression when he...
  • Del Potro beats Tsonga in semifinal in Marseille February 25, 2012

    Marseille, France: Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina beat topseeded JoWilfried Tsonga of France 64, 67 (9), 63 in an Open 13 semifinal on Saturday. Del Potro will next face 2010 champion Michael Llodra of France, who upset thirdseeded Janko Tipsarevic of Serbia 64, 76 (10). Tsonga outslugged Del Potro with 26...
  • Del Potro sets up Tsonga meet in Marseille semis February 25, 2012

    Marseille: JoWilfried Tsonga and Juan Martin del Potro both earned the 200th win of their careers on Friday to set up a semifinal between the two at the Open 13. The topseeded Tsonga beat Edouard RogerVasselin 64, 75 in the quarterfinals, while Del Potro edged Richard Gasquet 75, 76 (5). Tsonga served...
  • Del Potro wins, Fish crashes out in Marseille February 24, 2012

    Marseille: French qualifier Albano Olivetti, ranked 388th and playing in the main draw of an ATP event for the first time, stunned Mardy Fish 63, 36, 63 in the second round of the Open 13 on Thursday. The secondseeded American rallied from a 31 deficit in the second set to level...
  • Davydenko goes past Beck into Marseille Rd 2 February 22, 2012

    Marseille: Nikolay Davydenko hit nine aces and did not face a single break point as he beat Andreas Beck of Germany 61, 75 Tuesday to reach the second round of the Open 13. Davydenko, a semifinalist at the ABN Amro World Tennis final in Rotterdam last week, broke Beck's serve three...
  • 12 arrested in France as terror suspects October 6, 2010

    Paris: A police official says authorities in southern France have arrested 12 people in sweeps against suspected Islamic militant networks, including three men linked to recruiting fighters for Afghanistan. The national police official says the arrests were part of two apparently separate counterterrorism case files. Firearms were seized in at least one...
  • Riots in France as Algeria lose football WC qualifier November 15, 2009

    Marseille (France): Youths in the southern French city of Marseille have clashed with police and smashed windows after Algeria lost to Egypt 20 in a World Cup qualifier. In Marseille, home to many Algeria supporters, youths also set fire to vehicles and burned garbage cans after Saturday's match. Six small boats...
  • Ronaldo, Kaka keep Real Madrid rolling October 1, 2009

    New Delhi: A 20 minute spell after the halftime break ensured Real Madrid defeated Olympique Marseille in Champions League Group C action. During that period, the Spanish team made sure that their opponents were dead and buried with a quickfire trio of goals, which combined with a red card for one...
  • Stage for French Madonna show collapses; 1 dead July 17, 2009

    Mareseille (France): The roof of a stage being built for a Madonna concert in the French port city of Marseille collapsed on Thursday, leaving one worker dead and nine injured, city officials said. The roof at the Stade Velodrome stadium fell apart on top of several workers. One worker was killed and...
  • Shakhtar knock out Marseille from UEFA Cup April 17, 2009

    New Delhi: Erik Gerets Olympique de Marseille side were ousted from the UEFA Cup, despite creating enough chances on the night to win an entire competition, let alone one tie. A goal on the half hour mark from Fernandinho may have been one of Shakhtar Donetsk's only two efforts on Steve...
  • Champions League preview: Liverpool vs Marseille November 26, 2008

    New Delhi: What: Champions League, Group D Matchday 5 Who: Liverpool v Olympique de Marseille When: Wednesday 26 November 2008, Kickoff 20:45 CET Where: Anfield, Liverpool Easy Riding Reds Few managers can have enjoyed as much success in European competition as Liverpool boss Rafael Benitez. With Valencia, Benitez won a UEFA Cup, a...
  • PM prepares groundwork for IndoFrance nuke deal September 30, 2008

    Marseilles: Making it clear that India will not support Iran's nuclear weapon ambitions, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday joined the European Union in asking Tehran to "reestablish" confidence in the nature of its nuclear programme. "We don't support a nuclear weapon state emerging in our region. So there is no...
  • All or nothing for Liverpool, Real Madrid December 11, 2007

    New Delhi: The pressure just does not ease off Liverpool. Tuesday night is a familiar situation for them: win against Marseille in their Champions League game and qualify for the next round, or face an early exit from Europe. Liverpool also had a disappointing Premier League encounter against Reading, who...
  • Costly kiss: Art of love may cost girl $2 million October 10, 2007

    Marseille, France: A selfprofessed art lover stood trial accused of kissing a $2million painting while wearing red lipstick and damaging the canvas. The deputy prosecutor in the southern French city of Avignon accused the defendant, Sam Rindy, of ''savagery'' for having left a lipstick smear on the work by US artist...