Arsenal fall just short as Monaco qualify

Wednesday, 18 March 2015.

MONACO: Monaco withstood Arsenal’s onslaught to reach the quarterfinals of the Champions League despite a 2-0 home defeat early this morning, advancing on the away goals rule after drawing 3-3 on aggregate.


This is my last job in football, says United's Van Gaal

Friday, March 20, 2015 - 08:09

LONDON: Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal will retire from football when he leaves his job at Old Trafford, he was quoted as saying by The Daily Telegraph yesterday.

Five-star Kiev end Everton’s bid to restore English pride

Friday, March 20, 2015 - 07:59

PARIS: Dynamo Kiev shattered Everton’s hopes of restoring English pride with a ruthless 5-2 demolition of the Premier League side in the Europa League last 16 this morning.

FIFA meets to decide 2022 World Cup dates

Thursday, March 19, 2015 - 22:30

ZURICH: FIFA’s executive committee started a two-day meeting on Thursday to decide the dates of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, which will be the first held in winter.

Federer, Nadal advance at Indian Wells

Thursday, March 19, 2015 - 09:39

INDIAN WELLS, California: Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal advanced to the quarter-finals of the BNP Paribas Open on Wednesday, joining Britain's Andy Murray in the last eight, though Japan's Kei Nishikori crashed out.

'Snubbed' Monaco had last laugh against Arsenal

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 19:24

PARIS: AS Monaco had the last laugh in their Champions League last 16 tie against Arsenal on Tuesday, the Ligue 1 side surviving a shaky second leg performance to eliminate a team they felt had shown them little respect.

‘Shut up!’ Balotelli tells critics

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 19:00

LONDON: Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli hit out at his detractors in an angry video published on his Instagram account late on Tuesday, telling them: “Shut up!”

Liverpool set to play Malaysia in July

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 15:12

LIVERPOOL: English Premier League giants Liverpool will return to Kuala Lumpur to play the Malaysian national side in July, organisers confirmed.

Atletico into Champions League quarter-finals after penalty drama

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 08:09

MADRID: Atletico Madrid progressed to the Champions League quarter-finals for the second successive season after squeezing past Bayer Leverkusen 3-2 on penalties after the scores were locked at 1-1 on aggregate.

Sharapova beats Azarenka on 6th match point at Indian Wells

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 14:04

INDIAN WELLS (Calif): Maria Sharapova defeated Victoria Azarenka 6-4, 6-3 on her sixth match point in a third-round pairing of former No. 1-ranked players at the BNP Paribas Open on Monday.

LeBron suffers another defeat in return to Miami

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 11:31

MIAMI: Another return to Miami for LeBron James brought another thumping for his Cleveland Cavaliers at the hands of his former club as the Heat ripped their ex-teammate 106-92 Monday.

Last resort Sarfraz solves Pakistan's opening problem

Monday, March 16, 2015 - 16:16

WELLINGTON: It was Pakistan’s last roll of the dice that saw them throw Sarfraz Ahmed into the role of opener at the World Cup and the gamble looks to be paying off.

Federer, Williams cruise into next round at Indian Wells

Monday, March 16, 2015 - 12:28

IINDIAN WELLS (United States): Second seed Roger Federer opened his bid for a fifth Indian Wells title by easing to a 6-4, 6-2 second round victory over Argentina’s Diego Schwartzman on Sunday.

Ferrari must prove the real deal: Vettel

Monday, March 16, 2015 - 11:23

MELBOURNE: Sebastian Vettel, flushed by a podium finish on his debut for Ferrari behind the tearaway Mercedes in Australia, says the job is now to ensure it was not a one-off.

De Bruyne helps keep Wolfsburg solid in second

Monday, March 16, 2015 - 09:52

BERLIN: Belgian star Kevin De Bruyne helped inspire Wolfsburg to a 3-0 victory over Freiburg last night as the Europa League hopefuls moved back within 11 points of leaders Bayern Munich.