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Magnificent seven for Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich’s players celebrate after defeating Roma 7-1 in their Champions League Group E match at the Olympic Stadium— AP

Record 40 goals scored in just 8 group games as Shakhtar Donetsk, Chelsea register big wins

Everton, Spurs set for Euro jaunt

Lille’s players warm up at a training session at the Pierre Mauroy Stadium in France on Wednesday— AFP

A battle of Belgian strikers will enliven Everton’s Europa League clash at Lille on Thursday, while Tottenham Hotspur need a boost against high-flying Greeks Asteras Tripolis and Celtic welcome pointl

Michael Schumacher will need years to recover, says doctor

After being in a coma for six months following a horrific ski accident, Michael Schumacher is now at his home. Photo: AFP/ File

A French doctor treating stricken former Formula One champion Michael Schumacher said Thursday that the German ace was making progress, but will need years to recover.

Bayern, Chelsea, Shakhtar deliver goal feast to remember

Bayern Munich underlined their status as one of the contenders to win the Champions League as they thrashed Roma 7-1. Photo: AP

Bayern Munich produced a stunning display to demolish Roma 7-1 on Tuesday but they were not the biggest winners on the most prolific evening in Champions League history.

Barcelona, City ready for big week

Barca’s Neymar, Gerard Pique and Luis Suarez share a light moment at training session at the team’s facility in St Joan De— AFP

Man-chester City continue their search for a first Champions League win this season when they face CSKA Moscow on Tuesday, while Chelsea, Bayern Munich, Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain are among the

Saina to spearhead Indian challenge at French Open

Saina is likely to face little trouble on her way to the quarterfinals. Photo: AFP/ File

London Olympic bronze medal winning shuttler Saina Nehwal will spearhead the Indian challenge in the USD 275,000 French Open Super Series, starting here on Tuesday.

Vandals deflate Paris’ giant ‘sex toy’ sculpture


A giant inflatable green sculpture was reduced to a flaccid heap on one of Paris’s swankiest squares on Saturday after vandals attacked the work that sparked outrage for its resemblance to a sex toy.

Lens blanked out

Paris Saint-Germain’s  Yohan Cabaye celebrates a goal during their French L1 match against Lens— AFP

Cabaye, Maxwell, Cavani score as PSG move to second spot in Ligue 1

Journo recants remarks on Schumacher’s injury

Up to Wednesday’s close, GoPro shares had fallen 14 per cent to $72.87 since Moncet’s comments

Vote again if Qatar bid corrupt: Michel Platini

Michel Platini on Wednesday backed a fresh vote on the 2022 World Cup if proof ever emerged of corruption in the awarding of Qatar as the venue.

Foreign funding of NGOs is a topic that never seems to lose currency.

The recent comments of Justice Markandey Katju, a retired Supreme Court judge, in support of the uniform civil code on the ground that the Muslim personal law is “barbaric, backward and unjust” has ra