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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...
  • McCullum heartbroken having failed to upset England 26-03-2013 02:49 PM

    Auckland: New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum shrugged his shoulders and tutted slightly as he sat down to face the media after the final day of the Test series against England on Tuesday. McCullum's under-rated side had come within one wicket of upsetting the world's second-ranked Test team to claim the...
  • 3rd Test, Day 5: Thrilling draw at Auckland; NZ-Eng series ends 0-0 26-03-2013 11:08 AM

    Auckland: Matt Prior, Stuart Broad and the unlikely figure of Monty Panesar stood doggedly between New Zealand and history on Tuesday, earning England a gripping draw in the third cricket Test that left the three-match series stalemated at 0-0. Prior scored an unbeaten century and, together with perennial No. 11...
  • 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...
  • Artist Mahua Sen: To The Other Side 26-10-2007 09:43 AM

    Melbourne: Australian captain Ricky Ponting says he can no longer be at his absolute best with the bat but that should hardly be a surprise or concern as even an icon like Sachin Tendulkar is not at his peak anymore. I think there is a period in every batsman's life...
  • Federer faces tough French Open draw 25-05-2007 05:13 PM

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