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15 April, 2015 6:54 AM Li Na, Serena Williams in race for 2015 Laureus award

Shanghai: Retired Chinese tennis star Li Na is up against Serena Williams in a six-woman field for sportswoman of the year in the Laureus World Sports Awards. The other nominees are Valerie Adams, Marit Bjorgen, Genzebe Dibaba, and Tina Maze Xinhua reported on Tuesday. In the men's field, Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo will compete against number 26

15 April, 2015 4:29 AM Mario Suarez risks hot water over Serbian slur

Madrid: Spain international midfielder Mario Suarez could find himself in hot water after seemingly making an offensive remark against Serbian referee Milorad Mazic. Suarez blasted Mazic following Atletico Madrid`s 0-0 draw with bitter neighbours Real Madrid in the Champions League on Tuesday night. The 28-year-old picked up a booking and will miss next week`s second 27

15 April, 2015 4:29 AM Sevilla aim to shut out under-strength Zenit

Madrid: Sevilla continue their quest for a fourth Europa League title in 10 years when they welcome Russian champions Zenit St Petersburg to the fortress Sanchez Pizjuan on Thursday. The Andalusians fought back from 2-0 down to draw 2-2 with Barcelona last weekend to preserve their 32-game unbeaten run at home stretching back 13 months. That point maintained 25

15 April, 2015 4:09 AM Dani Carvajal lucky to escape punishment for punching Mario Mandzukic

Madrid: Real Madrid fullback Dani Carvajal was lucky to escape without a red card after he threw a punch at Atletico Madrid forward Mario Mandzukic in Tuesday`s 0-0 Champions League quarter-final, first leg draw at the Calderon. The pair tangled in the second half and television replays showed Carvajal clearly threw at least one punch at the Croatia 7

15 April, 2015 3:13 AM Champions League: Jan Oblak saves Atletico Madrid from dominant holders Real

Madrid: Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak produced a heroic performance to repel holders Real Madrid and help secure a 0-0 draw in their Champions League quarter-final, first leg at the Calderon on Tuesday. Slovenian Oblak made a string of memorable saves against the team that beat Atletico in last season’s final to keep the Spanish champions’ hopes 14

15 April, 2015 1:41 AM US reporter held in Iran faces `very serious` charges: Minister

Madrid: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Tuesday that a Washington Post reporter who has been detained in Iran for the past nine months faced "very serious" charges. Speaking during a visit to Madrid, Iran`s top diplomat denied that journalist Jason Rezaian, who reportedly faces espionage charges, was being mistreated as alleged by his employers 70

15 April, 2015 12:36 AM Post Executive: Iran Denying Jailed Reporter Legal Counsel

The Washington Post's executive editor said Tuesday that the newspaper's Iranian correspondent, jailed in Tehran on unspecified charges, was being denied acceptable legal representation. Martin Baron said that Jason Rezaian, who was arrested last July, had been allowed only one meeting with a lawyer and that they were not allowed to discuss the charges 3

14 April, 2015 10:54 PM Simeone lauds Mandzukic for putting up a 'nice fight' against Real Madrid

Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone hailed striker Mario Mandzukic for putting up a "nice fight" against Real Madrid as a feisty Champions League quarter-final first leg ended goalless on Tuesday. Mandzukic was at the heart of most of the talking points after receiving an elbow from Sergio Ramos and a punch from Dani Carvajal, while also planting an elbow 10

14 April, 2015 10:17 PM Bale & Benzema let Atletico off the hook

Perhaps it should have been expected. With so much at stake, two teams that know each other so well failed to deliver a classic in this match - their seventh showdown of the season already. A goalless game leaves the tie wide open for its second installment at the Santiago Bernabeu next week, but Madrid let Atleti off the hook here. It was an improvement 13

14 April, 2015 10:09 PM Oblak feels positive after first-leg draw with Real Madrid

Atletico Madrid's savior insisted Diego Simeone's side is "feeling good" after its 0-0 UEFA Champions League draw against Real Madrid. Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak said his side was positive after a goalless draw against Real Madrid in the first leg of their UEFA Champions League quarterfinal. The Slovenia international was the undoubted star at the Vicente 13