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  • Dortmund considered CL pull out

    Borussia Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke says he flirted with pulling the club out of the Champions League after Tuesday's team bus attack before resolving not to give in to the bombers.

  • Simeone awaits pure night of football

    Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone believes his side face a "pure night" of football when they take a 1-0 to Leicester City's King Power for the second leg of their Champions League quarterfinal.

  • No-one safe as sport becomes growing magnet for extremists

    Three bombs hidden in a hedge that exploded when the Borussia Dortmund Champions League team passed by proved that no sporting event is now safe from a militant attack, experts said.

  • Loss secondary to Dortmund soccer players as bus attack sinks in

    They lost the game, but realised there is more to life than soccer.

  • Real Madrid security beefed up after Dortmund blast

    Security has been tightened around the star-studded Real Madrid squad, led by superstar Cristiano Ronaldo, for Wednesday's Champions League match at Bayern Munich following the Dortmund team bus blast.

  • Blast on Dortmund bus

    At least one person has been injured by an explosion on the bus taking the Borussia Dortmund soccer team to their Champions League quarter-final first-leg match against Monaco on Tuesday, the German club said.

  • Atletico's Leicester test

    Atletico Madrid have grown accustomed to slaying Europe's giants in the Champions League under Diego Simeone, but ending Leicester City's run may prove even tougher than ousting Barcelona or Bayern Munich, according to Filipe Luis.

  • Allegri's defensive art form threatens Barca

    Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri believes that defending is just as much as an art form as attacking and advises anyone who wants to watch a show to go to the circus.

  • Hummels in doubt for Real clash

    Bayern Munich are sweating on the fitness of Mats Hummels for Wednesday's Champions League home clash against Real Madrid after the Germany defender injured his ankle in training on Sunday.

  • Barcelona to face Juventus in 2015 final repeat

    Barcelona were pitted against Italian champions Juventus in the Champions League quarter-final draw made on Friday to set up a repeat of the 2015 final which the Spanish side won 3-1.