Monaco

  • Pablo Andujar beats Juan Monaco to win Swiss Open title 2 days ago

    Pablo Andujar of Spain won his first title in more than two years on Sunday, beating Juan Monaco of Argentina 6-3, 7-5 in the Swiss Open final. It was the 71st-ranked Andujar's third career title, all on clay courts. He also won at Casablanca, Morocco, in 2011 and 2012. Andujar got the...
  • Pablo Andujar, Juan Monaco advance to Swiss Open final 3 days ago

    Unseeded pair Pablo Andujar and Juan Monaco advanced on Saturday to the Swiss Open title match. Andujar, ranked No. 71, beat fourth-seeded Fernando Verdasco 6-3, 6-7 (2), 6-1 in an all-Spain semi-final at the clay-court Roy Emerson Arena. Argentina's Monaco rallied from losing the first three games to win 6-3, 7-6 (4)...
  • Juan Monaco beats 3rd seed Guillermo Garcia-Lopez at Swiss Open 6 days ago

    Switzerland: Juan Monaco of Argentina beat third-seeded Guillermo Garcia-Lopez of Spain 6-2, 2-6, 6-4 in the Swiss Open second round on Wednesday. Monaco took advantage of Garcia-Lopez's service problems in a match which had nine breaks of serve. Monaco, who was a top-10 player in 2012, has won seven of his eight...
  • James Rodriguez signs six-year deal with Real Madrid July 22, 2014

    Madrid: James Rodriguez has signed a six-year deal with Real Madrid. The club said that the 23-year-old Colombia forward will be introduced to fans at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium on Tuesday afternoon. He scored a tournament-leading six goals at the World Cup in Brazil. Rodriguez passed a medical examination earlier at...
  • Silas Kiplagat shocks world champ Kiprop in sizzling 1,500m July 19, 2014

    Kenyan Silas Kiplagat shocked compatriot Asbel Kiprop to become the fourth-fastest 1,500 metres runner of all time at a sizzling Monaco Diamond League meeting on Friday. Kiplagat broke through to run a year-leading three minutes, 27.64 seconds and surprise two-time world champion Kiprop, who was attempting to break Hicham El Guerrouj's...
  • Eric Abidal, Ricardo Carvalho sign new deals at Monaco July 3, 2014

    Monaco: Monaco's veteran defenders Eric Abidal and Ricardo Carvalho have signed one-year contract extensions, keeping them at the Ligue 1 club until 2015. The duo formed a key part of the side that finished runners-up to Paris Saint-Germain last season, with Abidal making 26 league appearances and the 36-year-old Carvalho missing...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'Fugly', 'Grace of Monaco', 'How To Train Your Dragon 2' June 14, 2014

    In this episode of Now Showing, CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviews 'Fugly', 'Grace of Monaco' and 'How To Train Your Dragon 2'. ...
  • 'Grace of Monaco' review: The film looks gorgeous but is a plodding bore June 14, 2014

    Cast: Nicole Kidman, Tim Roth, Frank Langella, Parker Posey, Milo Ventimiglia, Derek Jacobi and Paz Vega Director: Olivier Dahan 'Grace of Monaco' stars Oscar-winning actress Nicole Kidman as Oscar-winning actress Grace Kelly, who left Hollywood to marry Prince Rainier of Monaco in the 1950s. Kidman is a fine choice to play Grace;...
  • 'Grace of Monaco' tweet review: Nicole Kidman tries to salvage the film, but weak screenplay lets her down June 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Hollywood actress Grace Kelly left her glorious career in films to settle down in holy matrimony with the love of her life Prince Rainier of Monaco. What seemed to the world as a fairytale soon started having cracks. Director Olivier Dahan takes up the story of legendary Hollywood...
  • Films like 'Grace of Monaco' don't create buzz in India: Uday Chopra June 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor-producer Uday Chopra, who is looking forward to the release of his maiden international co-production 'Grace of Monaco' in India, hopes it does well though he feels such films do not create a buzz here. The Nicole Kidman-starrer film is set to release in India on June 13. Directed...
  • The most expensive divorce settlement in history? Swiss court orders Russian billionaire to pay $4.5 billion to his ex-wife May 30, 2014

    A Swiss court has ordered a Russian billionaire to pay more than $4.5 billion to his ex-wife in what could become the biggest divorce settlement in history. In papers delivered Monday to both parties, the Geneva Tribunal of First Instance said Dmitry Rybolovlev, an owner of the French soccer club AS...
  • Nico Rosberg expects ties with Lewis Hamilton to improve May 27, 2014

    Formula One leader Nico Rosberg expects his rocky relationship with Mercedes' team mate and title rival Lewis Hamilton to improve despite the rift between them after last weekend's Monaco Grand Prix. Rosberg won the showcase race on Sunday to retake the championship lead from Hamilton, who suggested the German had used...
  • Sebastian Vettel's F1 season going from bad to worse May 26, 2014

    Sebastian Vettel's season got even more frustrating on Sunday after the four-time defending Formula One champion spent most of the Monaco Grand Prix watching from the garage after car failure ended his race. The German driver had already won two races by this stage last season, but this year he has...
  • Formula One: Mercedes to keep close eye on feuding drivers May 26, 2014

    Dominant Mercedes are ready to read the riot act, even as they celebrate a perfect season so far, if their fractious drivers overstep the mark in an increasingly intense fight for the Formula One title. After a Monaco Grand Prix weekend marked by the souring of relations between Lewis Hamilton and...
  • Cannes Film Festival lit up by class conflict May 26, 2014

    Cannes: Cannes doesn't in any way resemble the site of roiling class conflict. It's a French Riviera playground for the 1 percent, a sun-dappled land of velvet ropes. Yet at this year's Cannes Film Festival, which came to a close Sunday after 12 days of cinema and glamour, the films that...
  • Hulkenberg earns 10 points for Force India, Perez exits early May 25, 2014

    Monaco: Nico Hulkenberg finished fifth for the third time this season after Sergio Perez suffered a crash in the first lap as Sahara Force India secured 10 points from the Monaco Grand Prix under overcast conditions on Sunday. Hulkenberg showed great control to take fifth position after starting 11th from the...
  • Formula One standings after the Monaco Grand Prix 2014 May 25, 2014

    Nico Rosberg won the Monaco Grand Prix from pole position on Sunday to take the overall championship lead from his team-mate Lewis Hamilton, who came second to give Mercedes a fifth straight 1-2 finish. The German driver clinched his second victory of the season and fifth of his career, making a...
  • Rosberg holds off team-mate Hamilton to win Monaco Grand Prix May 25, 2014

    Monaco: Nico Rosberg won the Monaco Grand Prix from pole position on Sunday to take the overall championship lead from his team-mate Lewis Hamilton, who came second to give Mercedes a fifth straight 1-2 finish. The German driver clinched his second victory of the season and fifth of his career, making...
  • Monaco GP: No luck for Sebastian Vettel on 100th race for Red Bull May 25, 2014

    Monaco: Quadruple Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel retired from the Monaco Grand Prix, his 100th race for Red Bull, on Sunday. The 26-year-old German, who had made a good start to take third place from Australian team mate Daniel Ricciardo behind the two Mercedes drivers, slowed on lap four...
  • Sergio Perez to start 10th, Nico Hulkenberg 11th at Monaco Grand Prix May 24, 2014

    Monaco: Sahara Force India's chance to challenge Ferrai for the third position diminished after Sergio Perez and Nico Hulkenberg managed 10th and 11th place on the grid for Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix. Ferrai are placed third with 66 points, nine more that Force India, in the constructors championship. Fernando Alonso and Kimi...
  • Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg takes pole position for Monaco Grand Prix May 25, 2014

    Nico Rosberg took pole position for the Monaco Grand Prix ahead of Lewis Hamilton on Saturday after making a late error that left his Mercedes team0mate visibly irate at missing out on a shot at qualifying in first place. With Rosberg holding the best time, the Mercedes pair went out for...
  • Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton fastest in third practice for Monaco Grand Prix May 24, 2014

    Monaco: Championship leader Lewis Hamilton posted the fastest time in the third and final practice session for the Monaco Grand Prix ahead of qualifying later Saturday. The Mercedes driver clocked a time of 1 minute, 16.758 seconds, with Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo .050 behind and Mercedes' Nico Rosberg .116 back in...
  • Lewis Hamilton enthralled by Monaco GP madness May 24, 2014

    Insane, ridiculous, terrifying, incredible - a lap of the Monaco Grand Prix circuit is all that and more for Lewis Hamilton and he cannot get enough of it. The Formula One championship leader is an old hand at mastering the most glamorous and historic street circuit in motorsport but he still...
  • Alain Prost sees trouble brewing for Mercedes team-mates May 23, 2014

    Title-chasing Mercedes team-mates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg will struggle to stay friends this season and it may not take much for the relationship to sour, according to four-times Formula One world champion Alain Prost. While reluctant to make too many comparisons with his own past, and his famous title duels...
  • Ferrari's Fernando Alonso fastest in 2nd practice at Monaco Grand Prix May 22, 2014

    Monaco: Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso posted the fastest time in the rain-disrupted second practice session at the Monaco Grand Prix on Thursday, with Formula One leader Lewis Hamilton second. Alonso, who is third overall in the F1 championship, clocked a time of 1 minute, 18.482 seconds. Hamilton was .419 seconds behind...
  • Ferrari rush to reassure Fernando Alonso May 22, 2014

    Monaco: Ferrari moved quickly to assure Fernando Alonso they were fully behind him on Thursday after the Formula One driver made critical comments about lack of support. "Fernando is the best driver in the world, who always gives 200 per cent in the races," said Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo in...
  • Lewis Hamilton fastest in 1st practice at Monaco GP May 22, 2014

    Formula One leader Lewis Hamilton posted the fastest time in the first practice session at the Monaco Grand Prix on Thursday, with Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg second. The British driver, who is aiming for his fifth straight win, clocked a time of 1 minute, 18.271 seconds. Rosberg finished .032 behind. Australian driver...
  • Formula One needs new winner in Monaco to maintain suspense May 21, 2014

    Formula One desperately needs a different winner at the Monaco Grand Prix this weekend to maintain any semblance of suspense. Championship leader Lewis Hamilton goes for his fifth straight win, with the F1 season taking on an air of inevitability, just like last season when Sebastian Vettel's Red Bull dominated with...
  • Sexism in film industry hinders women: Cannes jury head Campion May 15, 2014

    Reuters: The scarcity of female directors in the film industry is "undemocratic", the head of the Cannes film festival jury Jane Campion said on Wednesday, speaking out against sexism in the business that keeps many women's films out of view. The comments by Campion, the only woman to have ever won...