EXHIBITION MATCH

  • Rafael Nadal beats Novak Djokovic in exhibition match November 25, 2013

    Buenos Aires: World No.1 Rafael Nadal proved why he held the top spot as he beat secondseeded Novak Djokovic at an exhibition tennis match here. The Spaniard defeated his Serbian rival in two sets, 64, 75, as part of a relaxed joke and humourfilled match watched by more than 12,000...
  • Djokovic, Nadal to clash in exhibition match April 11, 2012

    Madrid: Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal, the world's top two players, will try to set a record attendance for a tennis match when they face off at Real Madrid's Bernabeu stadium in July, the club said on Tuesday. "The objective of this exhibition match is to set a spectator record...
  • Sharapova beats Wozniacki in exhibition match March 6, 2012

    New York: Maria Sharapova beat Caroline Wozniacki in an exhibition at Madison Square Garden on Monday though she lost the only point she played against Wozniacki's boyfriend, topranked golfer Rory McIlroy. With the Dane a game away from losing 63, 64, she invited McIlroy onto the court just hours after...
  • Bayern can inspire Indian youngsters: Bhaichung January 11, 2012

    New Delhi: Even as he donned the national colours for the final time, Bhaichung Bhutia was already thinking of how the exhibition match against Bayern Munich would benefit India. The hosts were brushed aside by their superior German opponents in the first half on Tuesday, going down 40, but recovered...
  • Bayern impressed with India's passion January 11, 2012

    New Delhi: India were no match for Bayern Munich on the field, but the effort of the players and the noise of the fans at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on Tuesday will be a part of the memories the Germans take back with them. Bayern came to India on the back...
  • Chhetri awarded AIFF Player of the Year award January 11, 2012

    New Delhi: Indian striker Sunil Chhetri was awarded the AIFF Player of the Year award during the farewell exhibition match of Bhaichung Bhutia against German giants Bayern Munich in New Delhi on Tuesday. Chhetri was handed the award by AIFF president Praful Patel in a presentation during the interval. He was...
  • Bayern win Bhutia's farewell match 40 January 10, 2012

    New Delhi: Bhaichung Bhutia's farewell match ended in an expected defeat, but the Indian legend was given a rousing farewell by the crowd, even as German giants Bayern Munich outclassed India 40 in an exhibition tie at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on Tuesday. Thomas Muller scored a brace, while Mario...
  • Live updates: India vs Bayern Munich January 10, 2012

    New Delhi: Follow all the live action of Bhaichung Bhutia's farewell match between India and Bayern Munich from the Jawahar Lal Nehru stadium in New Delhi. ...
  • Indian football hero Bhaichung bids farewell January 10, 2012

    New Delhi: He started his journey in Tinkitam, a small town in South Sikkim. His prodigious talent saw him make his debut for India as a 19yearold, in 1995. A record 107 matches and 43 goals later, the story ends at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on Tuesday, in an exhibition...
  • 'We'll give our best, and hope for the best' January 10, 2012

    New Delhi: A match against Bayern Munich is a doubleedged sword, and India coach Savio Medeira is well aware of it. So, even as excitement grows ahead of the exhibition tie against the German giants at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on Tuesday, Medeira, perhaps anticipating a heavy defeat to the...
  • 'We have come to show what European football is' January 10, 2012

    New Delhi: For India, a chance to play Bayern Munich is a rare privilege and opportunity, both for the team and the fans. However, just what an exhibition tie against the Indian national team ranked 162nd in the world means to the European powerhouses is another matter. It...
  • India and Bayern gear up for Bhaichung farewell January 10, 2012

    New Delhi: I know you love your cricket, but for 90 minutes, we hope to show you quality football. That statement from Arjen Robben encapsulates perfectly what to expect when German giants Bayern Munich take on the Indian national team in an exhibition match at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium...
  • India name 23 players for Bayern Munich match December 28, 2011

    New Delhi: The Indian football coach Savio Medeira on Wednesday named seven new players in the 23member national squad to play against top German side Bayern Munich in Baichung Bhutia's farewell exhibition match here on January 10. The team, to be led by Bhutia, will miss the services of striker Sunil...
  • Man Utd friendly 'fixed' by Chinese referee December 23, 2011

    Beijing: A veteran Chinese referee has admitted in court to taking bribes to fix local and international matches, including making sure a local team won the toss in a friendly involving Manchester United, state media has reported. The case of Huang Junjie, a referee for more than 20 years who has...
  • Clijsters beats Wozniacki in Brussels December 9, 2011

    Brussels: After being sidelined for nearly four months bacause of injury, Australian Open champion Kim Clijsters made a successful return to the court by beating World No 1 Caroline Wozniacki 62, 76 (5) in an exhibition on Thursday. In front of some 10,000 home fans at the Antwerp Sports Palace, Clijsters...
  • India's date with Ronaldo on January 15 December 5, 2011

    New Delhi: After the likes of Pele, Maradona and Lionel Messi, thrice world footballer of the year, Ronaldo is set to play in India in an exhibition match in Kolkata on January 15 to raise funds for the victims of the Sikkim earthquake. The exhibition match, which is the brainchild of...
  • Venus defeats Serena in exhibition in Colombia November 26, 2011

    Medellin: Venus Williams defeated her sister Serena Williams 64, 76 (5) in an exhibition match in Colombia, the first match for both siblings since the US Open in September. The match late on Wednesday was the first for Venus since she pulled out of the US Open after the first round...
  • Federer, Sampras to clash in November May 23, 2007

    Kuala Lumpur: World number one Roger Federer will play Pete Sampras in an exhibition match in Kuala Lumpur in November to celebrate Malaysia's 50th year of independence, organisers said on Wednesday. Swiss Federer, who trails the American's record of 14 grand slam titles by four, will take on the 35yearold...
  • Nadal beats FedEx in exhibition match May 3, 2007

    Palma de Mallorca (Spain): Clay court king Rafael Nadal got the better of world No. 1 and grass court master Roger Federer to win "the battle of the surfaces" in front of his home crowd in Palma on Wednesday. Nadal, who had won seven of the previous 10 meetings against the...
  • Federer, Nadal play exhibition match May 2, 2007

    Palma de Mallorca (Balearic Islands): One is the king of grass, the other the king of clay. On Wednesday, Roger Federer or Rafael Nadal will be king of both. Fourtime Wimbledon champion Federer plays twotime French Open winner Nadal in an exhibition on a customised halfclay, halfgrass court on the...
  • Unique challenge awaits FedEx, Nadal April 20, 2007

    New Delhi: World No. 1 Roger Federer takes on World No. 2 Rafael Nadal. It's not an official encounter though. It will be an exhibition match. The rivals will be playing on a halfgrass, halfclay court. The exhibition match will take place on May 2 in Mallorca, where the secondranked Nadal...