HindustanTimes Fri,25 Apr 2014


Ronaldo trains, will probable for semi against Bayern

Cristiano Ronaldo
World Player of the Year Cristiano Ronaldo looks set to take his place in the Real Madrid side for the first leg of their Champions League semi-final at home to Bayern Munich on Wednesday after returning to full training on Monday.

Moyes has a horror return to Everton, Man Utd downed 2-0

David Moyes
Everton's past and future collided in a nightmare return to Goodison Park for former manager David Moyes whose Manchester United side were outwitted by his successor Roberto Martinez in a 2-0 defeat on Sunday.
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David Miller
David Miller shakes hands with MS Dhoni captain of Chennai Super Kings after their IPL 7 match at the Al Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi. (PTI Photo)
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'Chosen One' banner removed from Stretford End after Moyes sacking

David Moyes

The last visible evidence of David Moyes' miserable reign at Manchester United was removed on Thursday as the infamous 'The Chosen One' banner was taken down from the Stretford End at Old Trafford.

Messi, Ronaldo and Neymar stolen in sticker heist

Brazil's Neymar Da Silva
Avid World Cup sticker collectors in Rio de Janeiro were given a shock this week when a van carrying hundreds of thousands of Panini stickers was stolen during a delivery.

Benzema guides Real Madrid to 1-0 win over Bayern

Karim Benzema and Cristiano Ronaldo
Karim Benzema scored to give Real Madrid a 1-0 win over title holder Bayern Munich Wednesday and a slight advantage in their Champions League semifinal.

United must move fast with vital window looming

David Moyes

Manchester United must move quickly to appoint a new manager and give him maximum time to operate in what will be a critical transfer window for the club.

Real Madrid's Bale a doubt for Bayern game with illness: reports

Gareth Bale
Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale could miss Wednesday's Champions League semi-final, first leg at home to Bayern Munich due to illness, Spanish media reported on Tuesday.

Chelsea may field weakened team vs Liverpool: Mourinho

Jose Mourinho speaks during a press conference

Chelsea could field a weakened team in their top of the table Premier League game at Liverpool on Sunday, said manager Jose Mourinho after Tuesday's 0-0 draw at Atletico Madrid.

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Defending champ Sharapova into last eight in Stuttgart

Defending champion Maria Sharapova reached the last eight of the Stuttgart WTA tournament on Thursday with a convincing 6-4, 6-3 win over fellow-Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.

Swimming great Phelps wins first race in comeback

Michael Phelps
Michael Phelps made an ominous start in his comeback to competitive swimming on Thursday, setting the fastest time in the 100 metres butterfly heats at a USA Swimming Grand Prix meet in suburban Phoenix.

F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone rejects bribery charges

Bernie Ecclestone
Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone has rejected accusations of bribery as his trial opened in Germany - telling a Munich court that the German banker at the center of the case didn't tell the truth.

Ferrari keep up the noise against new-look F1

Daniel Ricciardo
Formula One's new look makes no sense and is tantamount to self-harm, the head of the Italian Olympic Committee has said in comments highlighted by Ferrari as supportive of their own criticism.

IOA shows little intent to clean up

IOA logo.
In December 2012, the image of Indian sports hit rock bottom when the IOA was suspended by the IOC on the grounds of violating the Olympics Charter and allowing tainted officials to hold key posts in its setup.

Ferrari prancing around once again but Hamilton still ahead

IOA logo.
Mercedes set the fastest practice times again at the Chinese Grand Prix on Friday, though rivals Ferrari and Red Bull may have closed the gap somewhat on Formula One’s runaway leader.
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