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HindustanTimes Sun,20 Apr 2014

Sport

Federer beats Djokovic to reach Monte Carlo final

Roger Federer ousted defending Monte Carlo Masters champion Novak Djokovic 7-5, 6-2 on Saturday to set up an all-Swiss final against Stanislas Wawrinka.

No sand, no beach: Snow volleyball takes Alps by storm

Beach shorts over thermal underwear, wool hats instead of bikinis and not a grain of sand in sight: a new sport has emerged in the Alps and it's called snow volleyball.

Hamilton on pole for Mercedes in wet China

Lewis Hamilton will line up on pole position for Sunday's Chinese Formula One Grand Prix after putting in a storming lap in treacherous conditions to maintain Mercedes' qualifying stranglehold.

Ferrari prancing around once again but Hamilton still ahead

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.

IOA shows little intent to clean up

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.

Brazil players push for reforms

Brazil’s old guard may hold sway with 73-year-old Marco Polo del Nero confirmed as the man to succeed octagenarian Jose Maria Marin as head of the Brazilian football Confederation.

Chelsea ready for make-or-break stretch

Chelsea assistant manager Steve Holland believes there are plenty of curve balls to come in the Premier League title race and bottom side Sunderland could provide one of those when they travel to Stamford Bridge on Saturday.

Rafa’s shock defeat on clay, Federer scrapes through

Eight-time champion Rafael Nadal slumped to a shock Monte Carlo Masters quarter-final defeat to compatriot and close friend David Ferrer on Friday while Roger Federer scraped into the last-four.

Integrity officials aim to boost players’ confidence, not snoop

IPL is serious business. And the most important is ensuring there is no controversy, or hint of corruption which scarred the league last year. Besides corruption, security too is an issue.

Motive questioned, but funds showed the way

Way back in 1981, a businessman and cricket lover, Abdul Rehman Bukhatir, put together a disparate group for a purpose that went beyond merely hosting matches. The Cricketers Benefit Fund Series (CBFS) thus emerged.

Chelsea confident of new Terry deal

Chelsea are confident John Terry will 'amicably' agree a new contract in the near future, assistant coach Steve Holland said on Friday. The former England centre-back has reportedly been offered a new contract but on half his current salary.

Everton game not about me, says United manager Moyes

Manchester United manager David Moyes played down the significance of returning to his former club for the first time in Sunday's Premier League match against Everton.

Iran teaches Germany a lesson in football's RoboCup

Whether it is 11 players on a pitch or four football playing robots, Germans often win – but it was Iran who triumphed in the RoboCup in Tehran at the weekend.

There's no one in BCCI to take on Srinivasan, rues Manohar

Former BCCI President Shashank Manohar on Thursday rued that there was no one in the Board to take on N Srinivasan who is facing the heat over the IPL spot-fixing and betting scandal.

Barca facing first trophyless season in six years

Barcelona's painful reverse to arch rivals Real Madrid in Wednesday's King's Cup final brings to an end a hellish week and leaves them facing their first season without major silverware in six years.
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