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16 April, 2015 8:40 PM Chelsea duo on shortlist for PFA player of the year award

London: Chelsea pair Diego Costa and Eden Hazard were named on Thursday on the shortlist for the Professional Footballers` Association (PFA) Player of the Year award. The Premier League leaders are the only club to have two players nominated for the end-of-season accolade. Liverpool`s Philippe Coutinho, Manchester United keeper David de Gea, Tottenham 7

16 April, 2015 8:32 PM EU urges Spain to allow migrants to present asylum requests

The EU urged Spain on Thursday to allow migrants trying to enter its north African enclaves to present their asylum requests without having to scale border fences. The appeal from the European Commission, the executive of the 28-nation EU, implicitly urged the Spanish police not to immediately deport the migrants who arrive at the enclaves of Ceuta and Melilla 2

16 April, 2015 1:55 PM Thailand plans to revamp national carrier

Bangkok: Thailand's troubled national carrier Thai Airways hopes to turn the corner by next year following the implementation of a business rehabilitation plan which entails divesting ageing aircraft and non-core assets and lowering the fleet size. The plan will start to improve Thai Airways International Plc's earnings this year or next year, Kulit 35

16 April, 2015 1:21 PM Federer, Wawrinka lose at Monte Carlo Masters

On a bad day for Switzerland, Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka both exited the Monte Carlo Masters in the third round on Thursday. Federer, who played his first tournament in nearly four weeks, made too many mistakes in a 6-4, 7-6 (5) loss to Gael Monfils after Wawrinka the defending champion was routed 6-1, 6-2 by Grigor Dimitrov. “It’s the very beginning 17

16 April, 2015 11:25 AM Valencia can show their mettle at Barcelona

Madrid: Peter Lim`s takeover of Valencia has given the club`s long-suffering fans hope the Singapore billionaire`s investment will help propel their team back to the top in Spain and make them contenders in Europe again. Saturday`s La Liga game at leaders Barcelona is another chance for coach Nuno and the players to prove that the rebuilding project 4

16 April, 2015 11:16 AM Champions League: Luiz Suarez chomps off critics with brace against PSG

Luis Suarez was still in disgrace after the World Cup biting incident when Barcelona paid 81 million euros to buy him from Liverpool last July and a slow start in Spain prompted many to question the wisdom of the deal. Nine months on and Suarez has silenced the doubters with a run of scoring in crucial games that has helped keep the Catalan giants firmly 97

16 April, 2015 4:12 AM Porto poised for Champions League semis after stunning Bayern Munich

Porto: Porto have one foot in the Champions League`s semi-finals after their shock 3-1 win at home over Bayern Munich in Wednesday`s Champions League quarter-final, first leg. Porto carry a weighty advantage to Munich for Tuesday`s return leg at the Allianz Arena while Bayern have a glimmer of hope after their away goal, but still need to score at least 15

15 April, 2015 8:35 PM ‘Saviour’ Oblak keeps Real at bay

Madrid derby’s first-leg ends in goalless stalemate; Juventus labours past Monaco Goalkeeper Jan Oblak made a series of outstanding saves to help Atletico Madrid hold an attacking Real Madrid to a 0—0 draw in the first leg of their Champions League quarterfinal on Tuesday. In a repeat of last season’s final, cup holder Madrid could have opened the scoring 16

15 April, 2015 4:38 PM Atletico under investigation after fan invades field to reach Ronaldo

UEFA is investigating Atletico Madrid after a member of the crowd got to Cristiano Ronaldo following the clash with Real Madrid. UEFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against Atletico Madrid after a supporter escaped security to approach Cristiano Ronaldo following Tuesday's game. The incident occurred after the final whistle of the UEFA Champions 7

15 April, 2015 3:10 PM Breaking Down Cristiano Ronaldo's Performance for Real Madrid vs. Atletico

Cristiano Ronaldo was unable to extend his three-match scoring streak on Tuesday, as Real Madrid were held to a 0-0 draw away to city rivals Atletico Madrid in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final tie. Atletico normally do a good job of shutting down the prolific Portuguese forward. Per Soccerway, he had scored just two goals from open play in his previous 69