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Barcelona, Milan in same CL group

Seven-times champions AC Milan, knocked out of the Champions League by Barcelona in the last two seasons, were drawn against the Catalans again in the group stage of this season’s competition on Frida

Star athletes jittery after doping row

A raft of Olympic and world champions have lamented the “disappointing” doping scandal that has gripped track and field after top sprinters Tyson Gay and Asafa Powell failed tests.

Formula One: Webber wins Monaco Grand Prix


Australian driver Mark Webber won the Monaco Grand Prix here on Sunday to give his team Red Bull a third successive win in the race.

The 35-year-old driver - winning his second Monaco Grand Prix in t

Rafael Nadal defeats Djokovic for Monte Carlo title


Rafael Nadal won an unprecedented eighth straight title at the Monte Carlo Masters on Sunday, defeating Novak Djokovic 6-3, 6-1.

The victory also marked the end of a seven-match losing streak in fina

Berdych upsets Murray to seal Djokovic semi


Tomas Berdych was as giddy as a little boy after overpowering world number four Andy Murray in their Monte Carlo Masters quarter-final on Friday to set up a clash with top seed Novak Djokovic.

The si

Melzer stuns Federer in Monte Carlo

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Jurgen Melzer handed Roger Federer only his fifth loss of the season as the Austrian came through in a virtual sandstorm with a 6-4, 6-4 quarter-final victory Friday at the Monte Carlo Masters.


Nadal notches eighth win over Gasquetz


Top seed Rafael Nadal maintained his traditional momentum at the Monte Carlo Masters on Thursday as the Spaniard powered into the quarterfinals 6-2, 6-4, seeing off a French challenge from Richard Gas

Nadal in command on clay with opening win

Rafael Nadal stormed past Finn Jarkko Nieminen 6-2, 6-2 on Wednesday to begin the quest for an unprecedented seventh consecutive title at the Monte Carlo Masters.

Spain's top-seeded king of clay, who

Walk in the park for bullish mark

Mark Webber unwinds in the swimming pool after clinching the race.	PHOTO: AP

Mark Webber leapt into serious contention for this year’s drivers’ world championship on Sunday when he drove to an imperious victory ahead of his precocious young team-mate Sebastian Vettel in the Mo

Alonso fastest in practice

Two-time champion Fernando Alonso showed the way ahead to a relatively inexperienced field on Thursday when he set the pace in the opening free practice session for Sunday’s Monaco Grand Prix.

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