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Manchester City 6-0 Shakhtar Donetsk: Raheem Sterling goes from zero to hero with wonder goal making up for penalty gaffe

Manchester City 6-0 Shakhtar Donetsk: Raheem Sterling goes from zero to hero with wonder goal making up for penalty gaffe

Sports
STERLING EFFORT The England international kicked the turf and won a contentious penalty for the Citizens before a wonderful solo goal Gabriel Jesus grabbed a hat-trick as Manchester City, aided by a farcical penalty decision, edged closer towards the Champions League last 16 by thrashing Shakhtar Donetsk 6-0. City were leading 1-0 through David Silva in the Group F encounter at the Etihad Stadium when Raheem Sterling stubbed his toe and fell over to earn a freak spot-kick which Jesus converted. Gabriel Jesus celebrates scoring his hat-trick Shakhtar had a right to feel aggrieved but they were otherwise outplayed for a second time in two weeks by City, who made victory certain through Sterling, Riyad Mahrez and two more Jesus strikes. It was a...
CSKA Moscow 2-2 Arsenal (agg 3-6): Welbeck the hero again as Arsenal reach Europa League semi-finals

CSKA Moscow 2-2 Arsenal (agg 3-6): Welbeck the hero again as Arsenal reach Europa League semi-finals

Sports
Arsenal booked their place in the semi-finals of the Europa League after grinding out a 2-2 draw against a spirited CSKA Moscow at the VEB Arena. Danny Welbeck's accomplished finish in the 75th-minute and Aaron Ramsey's stoppage-time strike was enough to get the Gunners' over the line and secure a 6-3 aggregate win. Arsene Wenger's men were overwhelming favourites to go through after beating CSKA 4-1 in the first leg at the Emirates, but strikes from Fedor Chalov and Kirill Nababkin put the Russian side 2-0 up and one goal away from going through. But Welbeck, who was the hero in the north London side's 3-2 win over Southampton last weekend, came up with a priceless goal that eased the nerves for Arsenal. And with their opponents on their knees, Arse...
Hero World Challenge: Tiger Woods returns in style at Albany

Hero World Challenge: Tiger Woods returns in style at Albany

Sports
Tiger Woods' return went about as well as he could have hoped. Playing in his first competitive tournament since the Dubai Desert Classic last February, Woods carded a 3-under-par 69 Thursday in the opening round of the Hero World Challenge at Albany Golf Course in The Bahamas. Woods had five birdies against two bogeys during the round. The former longtime world No. 1 and 14-time major champion shot a 1-under 35 on the front nine with a birdies at the par-5, 572-yard No. 3 and par-3, 216-yard No. 8 holes opposite a bogey at No. 9. Woods opened the back nine with a birdie at No. 10 and rolled in back-to-back birdies at Nos. 13-14 before bogeying No. 15. He finished with three straight pars, placing him three shots behind leader Tommy Fleetwood of England. "I didn't know what I could do," Wo...
Hero FinCorp looks to raise Rs 800 crore from ChrysCap

Hero FinCorp looks to raise Rs 800 crore from ChrysCap

Finance
MUMBAI: Hero FinCorp, the vehiclefinance arm of two-wheeler maker Hero MotoCorp, is looking to raise about $ 120 million, or Rs 800 crore, from India-focused private equity (PE) firm ChrysCapital, two people aware of the development said. In September 2016, Hero FinCorp had raised about Rs 1,000 crore in the first round from investors, including ChrysCapital. The PE firm and financial services firm Credit Suisse had invested around Rs 700 crore in the company, while about Rs 300 crore was invested by its parent, Hero Group. “Hero Fin-Corp has sent out feelers to ChrysCapital for the second round of investment. The deal is in an initial stage,” said a person close to the development. The second round of fund-raising is towards the company's plans for expansion and buying stake in other