Filipino film highlights dangerous power of social media

A gay 15-year-old`s heartbreak and obsession with the social media make for a gripping tale of how the Internet can drive fragile minds into a dangerous world, in the Filipino film `Unfriend` shown at the Berlin film festival.

Omar ensures militant’s footballer son gets Visa

It was an unusual gift for an aspiring footballer Basharat Bashir Baba from Chief Minister Omar Abdullah who stepped in time to ensure that he got his passport despite objections from CID.

CAS rejects Mutu appeal against Chelsea damages

Romania striker Adrian Mutu has failed in his bid to overturn an order to pay Chelsea 17.17 million euros (USD 24.2 million) in damages after his appeal was dismissed by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on Friday.

Portsmouth sign Steve Finnan and Aaron Mokoena

Portsmouth have completed the signings of Steve Finnan and Aaron Mokoena, the English Premier side said on Friday.

Guardiola doping case reopened by Italians

Barcelona coach Josep Guardiola`s acquittal over a 2001 drugs ban has been appealed by Italy`s anti-doping prosecutor, the country`s Olympic Committee (CONI) said on Friday.

Man City should be title favourites, says O`Neill

Manchester City should be considered favourites to win the Premier League after splashing out millions of pounds in the transfer market over the close season, said Aston Villa manager Martin O`Neill.

Mohun Bagan To Play a friendly in Kalimpong

Mohun Bagan will be heading to Kalimpong, which is a town in the Darjeeling district of West Bengal.

Juventus can improve further: coach Ferrara

Juventus coach Ciro Ferrara believes his side can improve ahead of next season, sounding confident ahead of the Peace Cup semi-final against Real Madrid.

Tottenham Hotspur always my first choice: Peter Crouch

Peter Crouch recently signed for Tottenham Hotspur, and has wasted little time before hailing the club where he spent his youth career.

I am not here to replace Samuel Eto`o: Ibrahimovic

Zlatan Ibrahimovic revealed how he had an agreement with Inter that he would only leave for Barcelona and insisted that he was not at Camp Nou to replace Samuel Eto`o.

Hull still keen on Fulham`s Zamora, says Brown

Hull City are still keen to sign Fulham striker Bobby Zamora despite the London club failing to land Peter Crouch, manager Phil Brown said on Tuesday.

European champions Barca post profit of 8.8 mln euros

European champions Barcelona posted Monday a net profit of 8.8 million euros (12.5 million dollars) for the 2008-09 season.

Fergie expects Owen goal spree

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson said new signing Michael Owen could score 15 goals in the new season as the coach plots a record fourth consecutive Premier League crown.

Zhirkov scores for winner for Chelsea against AC Milan

New signing Yuri Zhirkov smashed a 69th minute winner from 20 metres out to give Chelsea a 2-1 victory over their manager Carlo Ancelotti`s former club AC Milan in a friendly on Friday.

Spurs teenager pins back mighty Barcelona

European champions Barcelona were denied a winning start to their pre-season campaign as Tottenham midfielder Jake Livermore`s late goal earned a 1-1 draw in the Wembley Cup on Friday.

EPL title is Chelsea`s number one priority: Lamps

England mid-fielder Frank Lampard has said that the Premier League and not Europe`s Champion`s League is Chelsea`s number one priority in the 2009-10 season.

Terry gives Man City a miss, opts to stay on at Chelsea

England and Chelsea football captain John Terry has decided to stay on at his club after reportedly reaching an agreement that will see his weekly wages rise from 130,000 pounds to 150,000 pounds.

Tevez`s Man City debut delayed because of heel injury

Manchester City has delayed Carlos Tevez`s debut, as the latter has a heel injury.

Last minute arrival is answer to altitude, say Bolivians

Playing football at high altitude need not be banned provided teams arrive just before kickoff and leave immediately after, the head of research carried out in Bolivia said on Wednesday.

Berbatov vows to score more goals as Owen lurks

Dimitar Berbatov has vowed to score more goals this season with added responsibility on his shoulders after the departure of Cristiano Ronaldo and Carlos Tevez from Old Trafford.