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Schalke strike back to draw with Arsenal


Hosts Schalke 04 came back from two goals down to earn a 2-2 draw with Premier League giants Arsenal here in the Champions League on Tuesday to leave the Royal Blues top of Group B.

Having lost 2-0 t

'The keg is tapped' on world's biggest beer festival


The world's largest beer festival opened with a pop Saturday as the first keg was tapped at Munich's Oktoberfest, a 16-day extravaganza of lederhosen, oompah music and millions of ales.

With the trad

Formula One: Red Bull under investigation


Defending constructors champions Red Bull faced a technical investigation by stewards at the German Grand Prix here on Sunday after an FIA report claimed they were suspected of breaking the rules.


Formula One: Alonso wins German Grand Prix


Fernando Alonso extended his lead in this year's Formula One drivers' world championship on Sunday when he drove to a flawless victory for Ferrari in the German Grand Prix.

The 30-year-old Spaniard

Fernando Alonso takes pole again in German Grand Prix


Championship leader Fernando Alonso secured his second consecutive pole position on Saturday when he outpaced his rivals in qualifying for Sunday's German Grand Prix.

The two-time world champion drov

Formula One: Button fastest in opening practice


Jenson Button topped the times for McLaren during Friday morning's rain-hit opening practice for Sunday's German Grand Prix.

The 2009 champion, who has been struggling for pace this season, clocked a

Chumps to champs - how Di Matteo turned it around


From zeros to heroes, chumps to champs: in three short months Roberto Di Matteo steered Chelsea back from the precipice to the greatest moment in the club's history.

Chelsea's stunning Champions Leag

Porsche Grand Prix: Maria Sharapova into semis after Samantha Stosur marathon


Maria Sharapova needed more than three hours to complete a marathon three-set comeback against US Open winner Sam Stosur to reach Saturday's semifinals at the Stuttgart WTA claycourt tournament.


In Germany, 10,000 Easter eggs grace tree

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You thought Easter eggs don't grow on trees? Check out Volker Kraft's garden in eastern Germany, and think again.

Kraft's apple sapling sported just 18 eggs when he first decorated it for Easter in 1

Boxing: Vitali Klitschko retains WBC heavyweight title


Vitali Klitschko unanimously out-pointed Dereck Chisora for a 10th successive defence of his World Boxing Council (WBC) heavyweight title in a stormy clash at the Olympiahalle on Saturday.

After bein

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I want to begin with a little story that was told to me by a leading executive at Aptech. He was exercising in a gym with a lot of younger people.

Shekhar Kapur’s Bandit Queen didn’t make the cut. Neither did Shaji Karun’s Piravi, which bagged 31 international awards.