Monaco

  • Berbatov joins Monaco on loan from Fulham 01-02-2014 08:21 AM

    London: Monaco made a late transfer-deadline day move to cover for Radamel Falcao's long-term injury absence by signing striker Dimitar Berbatov on loan from English Premier League strugglers Fulham on Friday. The 33-year-old Bulgarian has joined the Ligue 1 title contenders until the end of the season and will wear...
  • YRF's co-production 'Grace of Monaco' to open Cannes 2014 27-01-2014 12:49 PM

    Cannes: French director Olivier Dahan's 'Grace of Monaco' will open the 67th Festival de Cannes on May 14. The biopic will be screened in Cannes in the Official Selection category, Out of Competition, said a statement on Cannes official website. Jointly produced by Pierre-Ange Le Pogam, Uday Chopra (YRF Entertainment)...
  • Nicole Kidman's 'Grace of Monaco' release date delayed 25-01-2014 02:37 PM

    Los Angeles: Actress Nicole Kidman starrer 'Grace of Monaco' has run into trouble yet again with no release date anytime in the near future. The biopic on the life of Grace Kelly was supposed to hit the big screen on March 14, but was taken off of the production company's...
  • Anju Bobby George's nine-year wait ends in historic gold 14-01-2014 02:27 PM

    New Delhi: Long jumper Anju Booby George on Tuesday expressed happiness after her second place finish at the 2005 Monaco World Athletics Final was upgraded to a gold medal, saying the frustrating time she endured for last nine years was worth the wait. Anju became the first Indian track and...
  • Real Madrid's coach Ancelotti plays down Falcao link 14-12-2013 09:05 AM

    Madrid: Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has played down reports linking the club with Monaco's Radamel Falcao, saying he did not think the striker was right for his side. The 27-year-old is sidelined with a thigh injury, but speculation has mounted in recent weeks that he may be on his...
  • Watch: All about the Monaco yacht show 2013 09-11-2013 07:55 PM

    This week on 'All the glitters in Monaco', we bring you the Europe's largest display of superyachts and megayachts. ...
  • All that glitters in Monaco 27-10-2013 08:56 PM

    With a glittering lifestyle, the city-state of Monaco is known for a lot more than just famous exhibitions and International meets. Here's a look as to why Monaco is one of the prettiest sights in the world. ...
  • Real Madrid eye summer move for Monaco's Radamel Falcao 15-10-2013 07:08 PM

    Madrid: Real Madrid president Florentino Perez says the club could try to land Monaco striker Radamel Falcao next summer. Perez says the Colombia striker "won't come during the January transfer window but in June, who knows? Falcao wants to play for Madrid (...) I've been told." Falcao joined French league...
  • Real Madrid could bid for Falcao next year: Perez 15-10-2013 03:35 PM

    Madrid: Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has hinted the world's richest club by income could buy Monaco's Colombia striker Radamel Falcao next year. Speaking on Spanish soccer chat show Punto Pelota on Monday night, Perez ruled out a bid for Falcao in the next transfer window in January but suggested...
  • Nicole Kidman to play Grace Kelly in the biopic 'Grace of Monaco' 15-08-2013 07:03 AM

    Los Angeles: Actress Nicole Kidman will be seen essaying the character of Hollywood actress Grace Kelly in an upcoming biopic 'Grace of Monaco'. The 46-year-old said it was an honour to play Kelly, who became Princess Grace when she married Monaco's Prince Rainier III. "It was a real honor to...
  • Defending champ Robin Haase reaches Kitzbuehel quarters 31-07-2013 09:37 PM

    Kitzbuehel, Austria: Defending champion Robin Haase stayed on course for a third straight title at the bet-at-home Cup by beating Daniel Brands of Germany 6-4, 6-1 on Wednesday. Second-seeded Juan Monaco also reached the quarter-finals, while No. 4 Jurgen Melzer lost to 19-year-old Austrian Dominic Thiem 7-5, 6-3. Haase saved...
  • Football Transfers: Latest news and rumours on Monday 29-07-2013 08:06 PM

    IBNLive Sports gives you Monday's round-up of all the latest transfer news and gossip involving the leading clubs and top players around the world. Pep Guardiola to offer 40 million pounds for David Luiz? The 26-year-old defender has returned for pre-season with Chelsea under new Stamford Bridge boss Jose Mourinho...
  • Monaco offered chance to sign Manchester United's Nani 29-07-2013 06:57 PM

    Monaco: Monaco sporting director Vadim Vasilyev says the newly-promoted club has been offered the chance to sign Manchester United winger Nani. The principality club has been busy in the transfer market since winning promotion to Ligue 1 last season, and has signed the likes of Radamel Falcao, Eric Abidal, Joao...
  • Wawrinka, Monaco, Youzhny advance at Swiss Open 24-07-2013 09:46 PM

    Gstaad, Switzerland: Stanislas Wawrinka advanced to the Swiss Open quarter-finals Wednesday by edging Daniel Gimeno-Traver of Spain, 7-5, 7-6 (4). Wawrinka was cruising at 4-0 up in the second set, then failed to serve out the match at 5-3 before clinching victory in the tiebreaker. Seeded players won all four...
  • Relentless Asbel Kiprop races to fastest time since 2004 20-07-2013 05:58 PM

    World champion Asbel Kiprop's relentless pace proved too much for his rivals, including Mo Farah, as the Kenyan clocked the fastest 1,500 metres time since 2004 at the Monaco Diamond League meeting on Friday. With the world championships in Moscow just over three weeks away, world leads and minor records...
  • Federer, Haas reach Hamburg quarter-finals 18-07-2013 09:01 PM

    Hamburg, Germany: Top-seeded Roger Federer cruised past Czech qualifier Jan Hajek 6-4, 6-3 on Thursday to reach the German Tennis Championships quarter-finals. The four-time Hamburg champion is playing his first tournament since losing in the second round of Wimbledon. Federer won only three of 13 break points and needed six...
  • Tommy Haas, Juan Monaco advance at German Championships 17-07-2013 11:18 PM

    Hamburg, Germany: Tommy Haas outlasted qualifier Blaz Kavcic of Slovenia 6-1, 4-6, 6-4 on Wednesday to advance to the third round of the German Tennis Championships in Hamburg. The second-seeded Haas blew a 4-1 lead in the third set. But he held serve and broke to clinch the match when...
  • Former Barcelona defender Eric Abidal returns to Monaco 08-07-2013 06:55 PM

    Former France defender Eric Abidal has rejoined big-spending Monaco on a one-year deal after his contract ended at Barcelona. Monaco said on their website that the 33-year-old left back, who began his professional career with them in 2000, was returning after 13 years with Lille, Olympique Lyon and Barcelona. Abidal...
  • Tevez uncertain about his future 18-06-2013 09:27 AM

    Carlos Tevez continues to remain under the shadows of uncertainty. The Argentine striker is in a precarious state as to which club his future lies in. "I really don't know anything about my future," the striker told Radio Cooperativa in Argentina. I have to wait for news. I am on...
  • Cristiano Ronaldo denies Madrid contract renewal 13-06-2013 08:35 PM

    Star footballer Cristiano Ronaldo took to twitter rubbishing rumours that the 28-year-old forward was renewing his contract with Real Madrid. The Portuguese star has been heavily linked with a move away from La Liga with his contract with los Blancos expiring only in 2015. "All the news about my renewal...
  • Under-fire Perez says his Monaco move not stupid 07-06-2013 09:36 AM

    Montreal: Sergio Perez has defended himself against criticism that he drove like "an idiot" at last month's Monaco Grand Prix, insisting he did nothing wrong. The Mexican came under fire from rival drivers after he collided with Formula One title contender Kimi Raikkonen in the most recent race of the...
  • Monaco reach agreement to sign Radamel Falcao 31-05-2013 11:33 PM

    Paris: Monaco's spending spree moved up a gear when they agreed to sign Colombia striker Radamel Falcao from Atletico Madrid on a five-year deal on Friday, establishing it as a major challenger to French champion Paris Saint-Germain next season and a potential force in Europe. The club announced the agreement...
  • Monaco confident of signing striker Radamel Falcao 31-05-2013 09:48 AM

    Paris: Monaco's spending spree looks set to continue with the club's sporting director confident he can sign Atletico Madrid striker Radamel Falcao, one of the hottest properties in world football. "Things are progressing well, but it's not finalized yet, there are still some details to sort out. We really want...
  • Suspension failure caused Massa's Monaco crash: Ferrari 28-05-2013 02:55 PM

    Monaco: Suspension failure caused Felipe Massa's Monaco Grand Prix crash at the weekend, Ferrari said on Tuesday. The Brazilian's race crash looked like a carbon copy of one he had in final practice which he said was caused by the front wheels locking after he braked and hit a bump...
  • Formula One team Renault to work on reducing engine costs 27-05-2013 02:14 PM

    Monaco: Renault are committed to Formula One and will work to reduce the cost of their new engine after its introduction next year, the company's chief executive Carlos Ghosn has assured Bernie Ecclestone. Speaking at the Monaco Grand Prix after Renault announced a deal to supply its 2014 engine to...
  • Raikkonen brands Perez an idiot for overtaking move 27-05-2013 10:16 AM

    Monaco: Formula One title contender Kimi Raikkonen accused McLaren's Sergio Perez of driving like an idiot after a Monaco Grand Prix collision that almost ended the Finn's 23-race run of scoring finishes. The Lotus driver and the Mexican made contact at the entrance to the chicane in Sunday's race while...
  • Grosjean handed 10-place penalty for Canada 27-05-2013 09:16 AM

    Monaco: Lotus driver Romain Grosjean was handed a 10-place grid penalty for next month's Canadian Formula One Grand Prix after smashing into the back of Daniel Ricciardo's Toro Rosso in Monaco on Sunday. Stewards ruled that the Frenchman, who had a spate of accidents last year and was banned for...
  • Force India's Adrian Sutil finishes 5th at Monaco GP 26-05-2013 08:59 PM

    Monte Carlo: Force India driver Adrian Sutil drove a superb race to come home in fifth position and bagging 10 points in the prestigious Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix held here at the Circuit de Monaco on Sunday. Team-mate Paul di Resta, who started in 17th, finished ninth to bag...
  • Mercedes' Nico Rosberg wins Monaco Grand Prix 26-05-2013 07:52 PM

    Monaco: Nico Rosberg kept his cool amid the chaos to win the crash-marred Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday and give Mercedes their first victory of the season, as well as emulate his father's victory from 30 years ago. The German driver began from pole position for the third straight GP,...
  • Mercedes tyre test triggers Monaco Grand Prix storm 26-05-2013 04:47 PM

    Monaco: Controversy erupted at the Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday after it emerged that Mercedes, who swept the front row in qualifying for the Formula One race, carried out a secret tyre test with Pirelli last week. Red Bull team principal Christian Horner, who found out 'second hand' only on...