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Wawrinka beats Federer to win Monte Carlo Open

Stanislas WawrinkaMonaco (Monte Carlo), Apr. 21 - Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka won the Monte Carlo Masters for the first time on Sunday. He defeated fellow Swede and 17-time Grand Slam winner Roger Federer 4-6, 7-6 (5), 6-2.  Read more »

Arsenal defeat Hull City three nil, keep FA Cup, EPL top four finish hopes alive

ArsenalLondon, Apr. 21 - Arsenal claimed an important three nil victory over Hull City on Sunday, keeping a top-four English Premier League (EPL) finish and FA Cup success hopes alive.  Read more »

Liverpool takes another step towards first EPL title since 1990

LiverpoolLondon, Apr 21 : Liverpool took another step towards their first English premier League (EPL) title since 1990 after winning 3-2 against Norwich City on Sunday to pull five points clear of Chelsea.  Read more »

Everton overwhelms Man U two nil, leaves Coach Moyes in misery

David MoyesLondon, Apr. 21 - Manchester United Coach David Moyes was left forlorn and miserable after his team was handed a two nil defeat by Everton FC, the team he managed previously, during an English Premier League return match at Goodison Park on Sunday.  Read more »

Ex-England opener Trescothick to help stress-afflicted Trott

TrescothickLondon, Apr 21  : Former England opener Marcus Trescothick has said he is willing to help one-drop batsman Jonathan Trott with his stress-related illness, as he too has suffered from a similar condition that ended his international career.  Read more »

IPL corruption claims: BCCI appoints three member probe panel

BCCChennai, Apr  21: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), has appointed a three-member investigative panel to look into allegations of corruption in the Indian Premier League (IPL), especially  Read more »

German league standings

German league standingsBerlin, April 21 - Following are the standings of German Bundesliga after Sunday's matches (tabulated under matches played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points), according to Xinhua.  Read more »

French league standings

French league standingsParis, April 21 - Following are the standings of French Ligue 1 after Sunday's matches (tabulated under matches played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points), according to Xinhua.  Read more »

Spanish league standings

Spanish league standingsMadrid, April 21 - Following are the standings of Spanish Primera Liga after Sunday's matches (tabulated under matches played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points), according to Xinhua.  Read more »

Portuguese league standings

Portuguese league standingsLisbon, April 21 - Following are the Portuguese soccer league standings after Sunday's games (tabulated under games played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against and points), according to Xinhua.  Read more »

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FIFA temporarily lifts Barcelona's transfer ban

Barcelona-FCZurich, April 23 : Barcelona heaved a sigh of relief as world football governing body FIFA temporarily lifted the transfer ban that would have prevented the Catalan club from signing players for the next two transfer windows till the summer of 2015.  Read more »

Czech Republic gives up candidacy for Euro 2020

Euro-2020Prague, April 23 : After the Prague City Hall refused to guarantee the organisation of Euro 2020, the Czech football association (FACR) decided to give up its candidacy for co-hosting the UEFA European Championship.  Read more »

CSK earns third IPL-7 victory with seven-run win over Rajasthan Royals

CSK earns third IPL-7 victory with seven-run win over Rajasthan RoyalsJohannesburg, Apr 24 - The Chennai Super Kings have earned their third victory in the seventh season of the Indian Premier League  Read more »

Rajasthan Royals elect to field against Super Kings

Rajasthan-RoyalsDubai, April 23 : Rajasthan Royals won the toss and elected to field against Chennai Super Kings in an Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium here Wednesday.  Read more »

Indian driver Chandhok and team qualify third

Indian driver Chandhok and team qualify thirdSilverstone (England), April 19 : India's Karun Chandhok along with his Murphy Prototypes teammates Rodolfo Gonzalez and Alex Kapadia qualified third in his first ever European Le Mans (ELMS) race here Saturday.  Read more »

Rosberg plans on discussing concerns on 'over the line' Bahrain GP with Hamilton

Nico RosbergLondon, Apr 18  : Mercedes racer Nico Rosberg is reportedly planning to discuss concers regarding their fight for victory in Bahrain, which went 'over the line', with his teammate Lewis Hamilton.  Read more »