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Swiss Open: Saina Nehwal, Sai Praneeth reach pre-quarterfinals

Swiss Open: Saina Nehwal, Sai Praneeth reach pre-quarterfinals

Nehwal is a two-time winner of Swiss Open, capturing back-to-back titles in 2011 and 12.

Swiss Indoors: Six interesting facts from Roger Federer's win over Rafael Nadal

Swiss Indoors: Six interesting facts from Roger Federer's win over Rafael Nadal

With the rise of Novak Djokovic and Stan Wawrinka, the Nadal-Federer has taken a back seat of late.

Swiss Indoors: Roger Federer beats Rafael Nadal to claim 88th career title

Swiss Indoors: Roger Federer beats Rafael Nadal to claim 88th career title

Roger Federer defeated Rafael Nadal to claim his seventh Swiss Indoors and 88th career title in Basel.

For old times' sake, it's Roger Federer vs Rafael Nadal in Swiss Indoors final

For old times' sake, it's Roger Federer vs Rafael Nadal in Swiss Indoors final

Almost after 2 and half years, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will play in a final, at Swiss Indoors.

Celtic, Monaco fail to make Champions League grade

Celtic, Monaco fail to make Champions League grade

A header by Markus Rosenberg and an own goal from Dedryck Boyata condemned Scottish champions Celtic to a second successive season without the riches to be accrued from the Champions League group stage as Malmo beat them 2-0 on the night and 4-3 on aggregate in their play-off on Tuesday.

Basel winger Derlis Gonzalez signs for Dynamo Kiev

Basel winger Derlis Gonzalez signs for Dynamo Kiev

Paraguay international Derlis Gonzalez has signed a five-year contract with Dynamo Kiev completing his transfer from the Swiss side Basel, the Ukrainian club said on Thursday.

Turkish Airlines plane turns back after false bomb alert

A Turkish Airlines passenger plane flying from Istanbul to Basel turned back over Bulgarian air space Friday after a bomb alert that later turned out to be false, the airline said.

Young Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth wins Swiss Open title

Young Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth wins Swiss Open title

Young Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth clinched the Swiss Grand Prix Gold championship title after overcoming a strong challenge from Viktor Alexson in a hard-fought men's singles final here on Sunday.

Kidambi Srikanth enters Swiss Open semis

Kidambi Srikanth enters Swiss Open semis

Top Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth entered the men's singles semi-finals following his straight games win over Japanese eighth seed Takuma Ueda at the $120,000 Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold here on Friday.

Porto beats Basel, enters UEFA Champions League quarterfinals

Porto beats Basel, enters UEFA Champions League quarterfinals

Porto has beaten Basel 4-0 at the Dragao stadium in northern Portuguese city Porto to ease into the European champions league quarterfinal.

UEFA Champions League: Cristiano Ronaldo helps Real Madrid equal record, Porto hold Basel

UEFA Champions League: Cristiano Ronaldo helps Real Madrid equal record, Porto hold Basel

Cristiano Ronaldo ended a rare three game goalscoring drought with the first goal in Real Madrid`s record equalling 10th straight Champions League win on Wednesday beating Schalke 04 2-0 in Germany.

Liverpool will `fight` for return: Brendan Rodgers

Liverpool will `fight` for return: Brendan Rodgers

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers vowed that his team would redouble their efforts to secure a return to the Champions League after they were knocked out of the competition by Basel.

Paulo Sousa wants to pile pressure on Liverpool

Paulo Sousa wants to pile pressure on Liverpool

Basel manager Paulo Sousa believes Liverpool may crack under pressure if his side make a fast start in their decisive Champions League showdown on Tuesday.

Kerry arrives in Basel for OSCE talks on Ukraine

US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Basel on Wednesday evening for a meeting of top diplomats from some 50 OSCE countries which will focus on the spiralling Ukraine crisis.

Kerry, Lavrov to meet Thursday on Ukraine, Mideast

US Secretary of State John Kerry will hold talks with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov at an OSCE meeting on Thursday in Basel, Switzerland, a US official said, with topics set to include Ukraine and the Middle East.

Brendan Rodgers hopes Liverpool can feed off adversity

Brendan Rodgers hopes Liverpool can feed off adversity

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers wants his faltering players to use their disappointing start to the season as a catalyst for a revival in fortunes.

Carlo Ancelotti determined to keep winning run going

Carlo Ancelotti determined to keep winning run going

Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti has insisted his side won`t let up despite already securing their place in the last 16 of the Champions League as they seek a club record-equalling 15th consecutive win away to Basel on Wednesday.

Real Madrid, Borussia Dortmund ease into Champions League last 16

Real Madrid, Borussia Dortmund ease into Champions League last 16

Holders Real Madrid and 2013 finalists Borussia Dortmund eased into the last 16 of this season`s Champions League with two group games to spare on Tuesday.

Roger Federer defies 33-ace Ivo Karlovic to make 11th Swiss final

Roger Federer defies 33-ace Ivo Karlovic to make 11th Swiss final

Roger Federer defied a 33-ace onslaught from Ivo Karlovic to reach his ninth straight final at the Swiss Indoors on Saturday with a 7-6 (7/3), 3-6, 6-3 victory.

Rafael Nadal rules himself out of ATP World Tour Finals

Rafael Nadal rules himself out of ATP World Tour Finals

Former world number one Rafael Nadal will miss the ATP World Tour Finals next month after opting to have surgery to remove his appendix.