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Atletico Madrid to sell stake in Lens

Luxemburger company Solferino is to buy the 34.6 percent share of the 2002 French champions currently held by La Liga giants Atletico and become Lens' sole owners.

Dec 20, 2017, 00:13 AM IST

Euro 2016, England 2 -1 Wales: Daniel Sturridge late goal settles British derby in France

It was the 102nd meeting between the teams, but the first at a major championship.

Jun 16, 2016, 20:57 PM IST

Euro 2016, Match 16: England vs Wales — As it happened...

With the win, England now top the Group B with four points. They have earlier settled for a draw with Russia. Wales are still second with three points, thanks to their 2-1 win over Slovakia.

Jun 16, 2016, 17:51 PM IST

Euro 2016: List of all 10 stadiums to be used in quadrennial event

10 stadiums will be used during the 2016 Euro.

Jun 09, 2016, 22:55 PM IST

New fish-inspired lens to see in the dark

Scientists have combined the best features of a lobster and a fish to create an artificial eye that can see in the dark and may be used in surgical probes, search-and-rescue robots or planet-seeking telescopes.

Apr 17, 2016, 13:24 PM IST

World's thinnest lens becomes reality

The 6.3-nanometre lens outshines previous ultra-thin flat lenses, made from 50-nanometre thick gold nano-bar arrays, known as a metamaterial.

Mar 12, 2016, 13:43 PM IST

Google smart contact lens to measure sugar levels?

Google is reportedly developing a smart contact lens that will measure a wearer's glucose levels by testing their tears.

Jun 28, 2015, 15:56 PM IST

Montpellier win to retain European hopes

Montpellier claimed a last-gasp 1-0 win at Lens on Sunday afternoon to keep alive their chances of snatching European qualification from Ligue 1.

May 10, 2015, 21:28 PM IST

Monaco take big step towards Champions League return

Monaco moved a step closer to a return to the Champions League on Sunday with a comfortable 3-0 win away to a Lens side who are now all but relegated.

Apr 26, 2015, 23:23 PM IST

Orange glasses may help you sleep better

You may have a great night's sleep if you put on orange glasses some hours before going to bed, says a study.

Apr 20, 2015, 15:33 PM IST

Ligue 1: Bordeaux strike late to sink Lens

An injury-time goal by substitute Nicolas Maurice-Belay gave Bordeaux a 2-1 home victory against relegation-threatened Lens in Ligue 1 on Sunday.

Apr 05, 2015, 20:30 PM IST

Motta back but Silva rested for PSG

Italian international midfielder Thiago Motta is available again after injury for Paris Saint-Germain`s Ligue 1 encounter with Lens on Saturday but skipper Thiago Silva will not feature.

Mar 06, 2015, 22:59 PM IST

Ligue 1: PSG firing on four fronts as battle at the Bridge looms

Paris Saint-Germain have the perfect opportunity to go top of Ligue 1 on Saturday, when they host lowly Lens ahead of their Champions League showdown against Chelsea in London next Wednesday. 

Mar 06, 2015, 10:22 AM IST

Gen-Next eyeglasses that turn into sunglasses at your will

Here's the next generation of eyeglasses that quickly go from clear to shaded and back again when you want them to.

Jan 29, 2015, 16:26 PM IST

Goal-machine Alexandre​ Lacazette keeps Lyon top

French strike sensation Alexandre Lacazette scored his 20th goal in 21 league matches so far this season as Lyon won 2-0 away to Lens in Ligue 1 on Saturday.

Jan 18, 2015, 09:31 AM IST

Son won`t shine anymore at Claude Puel`s Nice

Nice coach Claude Puel said on Thursday he was considering selling his own son Gregoire to another club following sustained abuse from home fans aimed at the player.

Jan 09, 2015, 17:34 PM IST

Eye's 'glassy' proteins behind sight deterioration

The age-related long-sightedness could be due to proteins in eye-lens that are converted from a fluid solution to a solid glassy state, making the lens more rigid, says a study.

Nov 27, 2014, 12:50 PM IST

Marseille back on track ahead of PSG showdown

Marseille restored their four-point lead at the top of Ligue 1 on Sunday, beating Lens 2-1 at the Stade Velodrome despite a less than convincing display against their struggling visitors.

Nov 03, 2014, 08:54 AM IST

Edinson Cavani handed one-match ban for gun celebration

Uruguayan striker Edinson Cavani was handed a one-match ban Thursday after being sent-off for celebrating a goal with a rifle-shooting gesture.

Oct 24, 2014, 10:11 AM IST

Injury-hit PSG beat Lens as tempers flare

Injury-hit Paris St Germain beat struggling RC Lens 3-1 in a heated Ligue 1 game featuring three red cards at the Stade de France on Friday.

Oct 18, 2014, 08:52 AM IST