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  • 'Snubbed' Monaco had last laugh against Arsenal: Leonardo Jardim March 18, 2015

    As Monaco had the last laugh in their Champions League last 16 tie against Arsenal on Tuesday, the Ligue 1 side surviving a shaky second leg performance to eliminate a team they felt had shown them little respect. Monaco beat Arsenal 3-1 in London three weeks ago before losing 2-0 at...
  • Champions League: Monaco fortunate to eliminate Arsenal, says Wenger March 18, 2015

    Monaco were fortunate to reach the Champions League quarter-finals on away goals, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said on Tuesday after his team's 2-0 win at Louis II failed to overturn their first-leg defeat. Monaco won 3-1 in London three weeks ago but were overwhelmed by a dominant Arsenal side in the...
  • Monaco reach Champions League quarters despite 2-0 loss to Arsenal March 18, 2015

    Monaco withstood Arsenal's onslaught to reach the quarterfinals of the Champions League despite a 2-0 home defeat on Tuesday, advancing on the away goals rule after drawing 3-3 on aggregate. Following a 3-1 humiliating defeat at the Emirates two weeks ago in the first leg of the last 16, Arsenal needed...
  • Champions League: Arsenal travel to Monaco with renewed confidence March 17, 2015

    Arsenal were on the floor after losing 3-1 to Monaco last month but the Londoners have rebuilt confidence enough to believe they can overturn their Champions League deficit in Tuesday's return match. Since being beaten in the last-16 first leg at The Emirates, the Gunners have bounced back by knocking Manchester...
  • Rafael Nadal beats Juan Monaco in Argentina Open March 2, 2015

    Buenos Aires: Rafael Nadal won his first title in nearly nine months on Sunday after defeating Juan Monaco 6-4, 6-1 at the Argentina Open. The top-seeded Spaniard hadn't reached a final since winning at Roland Garros last year. It was Nadal's 46th title on clay, moving him within three of the record...
  • Rafael Nadal to play Juan Monaco in the final of Argentina Open March 1, 2015

    Buenos Aires: Rafael Nadal defeated Carlos Berlocq 7-6 (7), 6-2 on Saturday, setting up a final against Juan Monaco at the Argentina Open. If he wins on Sunday, Nadal will tie Guillermo Vilas for the most clay-court titles with 46. The top-seeded Nadal was on the brink of losing the first set...
  • Champions League: Monaco thrash Arsenal at Emirates in first leg of last 16 tie February 26, 2015

    London: Veteran striker Dimitar Berbatov demonstrated his enduring quality by inspiring Monaco to a 3-1 victory over Arsenal on Wednesday, priming the principality team for a place in the Champions League quarterfinals for the first time in 11 years. The 34-year-old former Tottenham and Fulham player finished off a rapid counterattack...
  • Champions League: Wenger focused on victory over AS Monaco, not nostalgia February 24, 2015

    London: Arsene Wenger had little time for a nostalgic look back to the start of his coaching career with AS Monaco on Tuesday before his former club meet his Arsenal side with a place in the Champions League quarter-finals awaiting the winners. The Frenchman made his name at Monaco between 1987...
  • India asks Singapore to expedite pending Letters Rogatory November 4, 2014

    Monaco: India on Tuesday asked Singapore to hasten the process of giving replies to judicial requests sent by country's investigating agencies. This was conveyed by Home Minister Rajnath Singh to Singapore's Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean during a meeting on the sidelines of Interpol's plenary session. "While discussing issues...
  • Rajnath Singh to attend Interpol meet today; to visit Israel too November 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh will represent India at Interpol's General Assembly beginning on Monday in Monaco, where he is expected to seek support for cases having international ramifications, including those related to terror. The Home Minister is leading a four-member delegation comprising CBI Director Ranjit Sinha and two Home...
  • Andy Murray beats Juan Monaco to reach Shenzhen Open final September 27, 2014

    Second-seeded Andy Murray rallied from a set down to beat Juan Monaco of Argentina 2-6, 6-3, 6-0 on Saturday and reach the final of the Shenzhen Open. From 3-3 in the second set, Murray won nine straight games to beat Monaco in 1 hour, 42 minutes and set up a meeting...
  • Chelsea slump to first preseason defeat, Arsenal also lose to Monaco August 4, 2014

    Chelsea slumped to their first preseason defeat on Sunday as they were beaten 30 by Werder Bremen in Germany to spoil the return of Didier Drogba and the debut of goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois. Ivory Coast legend Drogba made his first appearance for Chelsea since scoring the penalty that won the 2012...
  • Pablo Andujar beats Juan Monaco to win Swiss Open title July 27, 2014

    Pablo Andujar of Spain won his first title in more than two years on Sunday, beating Juan Monaco of Argentina 63, 75 in the Swiss Open final. It was the 71stranked 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 July 27, 2014

    Unseeded pair Pablo Andujar and Juan Monaco advanced on Saturday to the Swiss Open title match. Andujar, ranked No. 71, beat fourthseeded Fernando Verdasco 63, 67 (2), 61 in an allSpain semifinal at the claycourt Roy Emerson Arena. Argentina's Monaco rallied from losing the first three games to win 63, 76 (4)...
  • Juan Monaco beats 3rd seed Guillermo GarciaLopez at Swiss Open July 23, 2014

    Switzerland: Juan Monaco of Argentina beat thirdseeded Guillermo GarciaLopez of Spain 62, 26, 64 in the Swiss Open second round on Wednesday. Monaco took advantage of GarciaLopez's service problems in a match which had nine breaks of serve. Monaco, who was a top10 player in 2012, has won seven of his eight...
  • James Rodriguez signs sixyear deal with Real Madrid July 22, 2014

    Madrid: James Rodriguez has signed a sixyear deal with Real Madrid. The club said that the 23yearold Colombia forward will be introduced to fans at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium on Tuesday afternoon. He scored a tournamentleading 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 fourthfastest 1,500 metres runner of all time at a sizzling Monaco Diamond League meeting on Friday. Kiplagat broke through to run a yearleading three minutes, 27.64 seconds and surprise twotime 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 oneyear contract extensions, keeping them at the Ligue 1 club until 2015. The duo formed a key part of the side that finished runnersup to Paris SaintGermain last season, with Abidal making 26 league appearances and the 36yearold 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, CNNIBN 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 13, 2014

    Cast: Nicole Kidman, Tim Roth, Frank Langella, Parker Posey, Milo Ventimiglia, Derek Jacobi and Paz Vega Director: Olivier Dahan 'Grace of Monaco' stars Oscarwinning actress Nicole Kidman as Oscarwinning 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: Actorproducer Uday Chopra, who is looking forward to the release of his maiden international coproduction 'Grace of Monaco' in India, hopes it does well though he feels such films do not create a buzz here. The Nicole Kidmanstarrer 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 exwife May 30, 2014

    A Swiss court has ordered a Russian billionaire to pay more than $4.5 billion to his exwife 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 fourtime 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 sundappled 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 teammate Lewis Hamilton, who came second to give Mercedes a fifth straight 12 finish. The German driver clinched his second victory of the season and fifth of his career, making a...