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  • Champions League semi-final: Real Madrid face Bayern, Atletico Madrid get Chelsea 11-04-2014 04:16 PM

    London: Holders Bayern Munich and nine-times winners Real Madrid will face each other in the Champions League semi-finals this month, following Friday's draw in Nyon. In the other semi-final surprise Spanish league leaders Atletico Madrid, the only one of the last four not to have won the title, will be...
  • Champions League: Bayern get Man United, Real Madrid face Dortmund in quarters 21-03-2014 04:46 PM

    Defending champion Bayern Munich will play Manchester United in the Champions League quarter-finals, and Real Madrid will face Borussia Dortmund in a rematch of last season's semi-finals. Spanish clubs Barcelona and Atletico Madrid will also meet in the quarter-finals, while Paris Saint-German and Chelsea were drawn together. The matches will...
  • 2014 football World Cup draw: Defending champions Spain get repeat of 2010 final 06-12-2013 11:11 PM

    Costa Do Sauipe, Brazil: Defending champions Spain will play their opening 2014 World Cup game against the Netherlands, a repeat of the ill-tempered 2010 final, while host Brazil face a relatively easy path to the knockout stage after Friday's draw. Argentina, champion in 1978 and 1986, first play Bosnia-Herzegovina, the...
  • 2014 football World Cup draw: as it happened 06-12-2013 09:15 PM

    Follow the live updates of the 2014 football World Cup draw that will divide the 32 teams, qualified for the next year's mega event, into eight groups of four each. 10:45 pm: This is how the teams were placed after the draw was completed: 2014 football WC draw: Spain placed...
  • How the 2014 football World Cup draw today will work 06-12-2013 08:52 AM

    Costa do Sauipe, Brazil: The draw to divide the 32 World Cup teams into eight groups of four is expected to take about 35 minutes. Here's a quick look at how it will work on Friday: STEP 1: From the pot containing 9 European qualifiers, known as Pot 4, one...
  • FIFA spends lavishly on 2014 World Cup draw tomorrow 05-12-2013 01:03 PM

    Costa do Sauipe: If they wanted to look wasteful, extravagant and divorced from the gritty reality of Brazil's millions of poor, World Cup organizers outdid themselves by choosing this remote, luxury beach resort as the venue for this week's draw. In the old days when football and its governing body,...
  • Somdev Devvarman through to the main draw of US Open 24-08-2013 09:51 AM

    New Delhi: India's tennis ace Somdev Devvarman has qualified for the main draw of the US Open that begins on Monday. The sixth seeded Indian defeated his opponent 6-3 3-6 6-4 in the qualifying third round, which lasted after two hours and 15 minutes. "Happy to be through to the...
  • Arsenal draw Fenerbahce in Champions League playoffs 09-08-2013 04:10 PM

    Nyon, Switzerland: Arsenal were drawn to play Fenerbahce in the Champions League playoffs as they seek a 16th straight season in the lucrative group stage. However, a pending match-fixing case involving Fenerbahce at sport's highest court means the Turkish club could be expelled even if it wins. Seven-time winners AC...
  • Milan, Arsenal join complex Champions League draw 08-08-2013 07:14 PM

    Geneva: AC Milan and Arsenal enter the Champions League on Friday in the draw for a playoff round that could be decided in courtrooms as well as stadiums. Milan and Arsenal are seeded in the 10-team non-champions section where potential opponents include Fenerbahce and Metalist Kharkiv - both threatened with...
  • SAFF football draw to take place on Tuesday 29-07-2013 09:19 PM

    Kathmandu: They may not have played enough international matches in recent times but that should not be a major cause of concern for six-time defending champions India as the draw for the SAFF football championship takes place in Kathmandu on Tuesday. India are the most fancied team in Group A,...
  • Nine-man Atletico Madrid clinch a draw at Getafe 08-04-2013 09:47 AM

    Madrid: Nine-man Atletico Madrid sputtered to a 0-0 draw at Getafe Sunday in the Spanish league, as Diego Simeone's team fell further adrift of Real Madrid in their fight for a second-place finish. Atletico have only one win in their last five games and failed to match Madrid's victory from...
  • Top 10 Facebook games of 2012 30-12-2012 02:38 PM

    In the social games world this year we saw the emergence of new categories of games. It was the most diverse and global year for social games to date - for those on Facebook.com, as well as games built with Facebook for iPhone, iPad and Android. Based on games that launched in 2012 and received the highest star ratings from players and engagement levels over the course of the year, here is a list of the top 10 Facebook games of 2012.SongPop (FreshPlanet) - The music trivia game SongPop was the crowd favourite this year.Dragon City (Social Point) -  The social mobile game Dragon City came in at second. It is a new game where you breed your own dragons and create a fantastic world of magical islands. You can also combat against your friends with you team of dragons. Join the fairytale fun and hatch a dragon egg.
  • Indian qualifiers lose in Korea Open 03-01-2012 06:45 PM

    New Delhi: Indian shuttlers had a disappointing start to their campaign in the Korea Super Series, with all the three qualifiers suffering contrasting defeats in Seoul on Tuesday. Anand Pawar notched up a win against Singapore's Zi Liang Derek Wong but succumbed to a defeat in the second qualification round...
  • Police: Picasso drawing stolen from SF gallery 06-07-2011 12:07 PM

    San Francisco: Police are on the hunt for a man who walked into a San Francisco art gallery, grabbed a valuable pencil drawing by Pablo Picasso off the wall and fled in a waiting taxicab. Police on Tuesday said the drawing, worth hundreds of thousands of dollars, was taken from...
  • Mamata's glamorous avatar, courtesy MF Hussain 14-05-2011 07:54 PM

    New Delhi: Depicting her as "essence of Indian womanhood", Doha-based Indian artist MF Hussain has sketched Trinamool Congress chief and soon to be chief minister Mamata Banerjee in a black-and-white graffiti for a leading daily. This etching, typical of Hussain's Bharat Mata and Gajagamini style of figurative drawing, shows Mamata...
  • D-Day at DDA: People win dream flat in Delhi 17-12-2008 12:35 AM

    For many, it's the realisation of a lifelong dream to own a house in Delhi. ...