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Federer withdraws from French Open due to fitness issues (Ld)

Paris, June 6 | Tennis great Roger Federer withdrew from the French Open ahead of his fourth-round match against Matteo Berrettini, the tournament announced...

Sifan shatters women’s 10,000 metres world record

Hengelo, June 6 | Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands ran at a blistering pace to smash the women's 10,000 metres world record, clocking 29...

Judoka Sushila loses, but can still make it to Olympics

Budapest, June 6 | Sushila Devi on Sunday lost in the first round of the women's 48kg category and crashed out of the World...

Federer pulls out of French Open due to fitness reasons

Paris, June 6 | Roger Federer withdrew from French Open tennis ahead of his fourth-round match against Matteo Berrettini, the tournament announced on Sunday."After...

Perez wins turbulent Baku F1 GP after Verstappen crash

Baku (Azerbaijan), June 6 | Red Bull driver Sergio Perez won the Azerbaijan Grand Prix on Sunday after team-mate Max Verstappen, who was leading,...

1st Test vs NZ: Chasing 273, England 56/2 wkts (Tea)

London, June 6 | Chasing a target of 273 runs in 75 overs, England were 56 for two wickets in 32 overs at the...

Bangladesh an annoying team: Indian football coach Stimac

Doha, June 6 | Bangladesh could not be taken lightly as they have a "great fighting spirit" and put in "quality work" on the...

Athletics legend Milkha shows ‘continuous improvement’: Hospital

Chandigarh, June 6 | Legendary sprinter Milkha Singh has shown steady improvement at a local hospital where he is being treated for Covid-19, and...

Conflict-of-interest more widespread, deep-rooted than fixing in Indian sports

By Qaiser Mohammad AliNew Delhi, June 6 | Turning to senior lawyer Kapil Sibal, who was representing then Indian cricket board president N. Srinivasan,...

Tamara sets up French Open quarter-final clash with Paula

Paris, June 6 | Slovenia's world No. 85 Tamara Zidansek's dream run at the French Open continued as he delivered a masterful performance to...

On this day: Lara made highest first-class score of 501 not...

Birmingham, June 6 | Exactly 27 years ago to this day, former West Indies captain Brian Lara hammered 501 not out against Durham in...

New Zealand set England 273 in 75 overs to win first...

London, June 6 | New Zealand set England a target of 273 runs in 75 overs -- an average of 3.64 runs/over -- to...

Federer indicates he might pull out of French Open

Paris, June 6 | Twenty-time Grand Slam singles champion Roger Federer of Switzerland has indicated that he would not be averse to pulling out...

Among Ian Chappell’s 5 best bowlers, 3 Indians, Cummins No.1

New Delhi, June 6 | Australian Pat Cummins has found unanimous approval as the best speedster in world cricket after former cricketers Ian Chappell,...

Hopeful of getting picked for Sri Lanka tour: Kuldeep Yadav

Mumbai, June 6 | Spinner Kuldeep Yadav is disappointed at missing out on India's tour of England for the World Test Championship (WTC) final...

FIFA WC qualifiers: India’s Adil Khan recalls double joy of 2019

Doha, June 6 | How many times does it happen that an athlete representing his national team scores a match-saving goal and at almost...

Sudha Singh focussed on qualifying for Olympics in 3000m steeplechase

By Navneet SinghNew Delhi, June 6 | Versatile distance runner Sudha Singh is focussed at this month's National Inter-State Athletics Championships will be to...

Mo Farah’s chances to compete in 10,000m at Olympics all but...

Birmingham, June 6 | Long-distance Olympic champion Mo Farah's chances of competing at the Tokyo Olympics have all but evaporated as one of the...

Ashwin better than Lyon as the Aussie hasn’t done well of...

Sydney, June 6 | India's R Ashwin is a better off-spinner than Nathan Lyon because the Australian's strike rate since the start of 2018...

4,500 security personnel for Colombia-Argentina WC qualifier

Barranquilla (Colombia), June 6 | More than 4,500 security personnel will be deployed to ensure safety for Colombia's home World Cup qualifier against Argentina,...

Sri Lanka cricket team gets KXIP physiotherapist

Colombo, June 6 | The chief physiotherapist of Indian Premier League (IPL) side Kings XI Punjab, Brett Harp has been appointed as the new...

Wishes pour in for Ajinkya Rahane on 33rd b’day

London, June 6 | India team skipper Virat Kohli led the cricketing fraternity and fans in wishing Test vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane on his 33rd...

Chhetri-led India in no mood to take Bangladesh lightly (Preview)

Doha, June 6 | The Sunil Chhetri-led Indian football team would take Bangladesh lightly at their own peril when the teams face off in...

Hamilton suggests boxing ring to settle Mercedes-Red Bull row

Baku, June 6 | Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton and his Red Bull rival Max Verstappen would like to see team bosses Toto Wolff and...

Vaughan praises Robinson for bowling effort against New Zealand

London, June 6 | Former England cricketer-turned-commentator Michael Vaughan praised debutant pace bowler Ollie Robinson for his performance in the ongoing inaugural Test against...

Maria, Coco move into French Open pre-quarterfinals

Paris, June 6 | No.17 seed Maria Sakkari of Greece secured a hard-fought victory over No.14 seed Elise Mertens of Belgium 7-5, 6-7(2), 6-2...

Dhaka Premier League: BCB to investigate bio-bubble breach

Dhaka, June 6 | The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has expressed its anguish over a bio-secure bubble breach during a practice session of the...

England to kneel at Euros despite possible booing: Southgate

London, June 6 | England manager Gareth Southgate says his team will take the knee at the European Championship despite the potential for an...

Have a problem when people call Ashwin all-time great: Manjrekar

Mumbai, June 6 | Former India batsman Sanjay Manjrekar has said that he has a "few problems" when people call Ravichandran Ashwin as "one...

Jayasuriya takes over Melbourne club side Mulgrave as coach

Colombo, June 6 | Sri Lankan cricket great Sanath Jayasuriya is set for a one-year coaching stint with Melbourne club side Mulgrave for the...

Would rather be in Nadal, Djokovic’s shoes now: Federer

Paris, June 6 | Swiss tennis ace Roger Federer conceded after his French Open third-round win that he would prefer to be in world...

India a better side going into WTC final: Vengsarkar

Mumbai, June 6 | Former India cricketer Dilip Vengsarkar feels that the Virat Kohli-led India are a better side going into the World Test...

Federer books pre-quarterfinal berth, to take on Berrettini

Paris, June 6 | Former World No. 1, Switzerland's Roger Federer came through a nerve-wracking third-round match against 27-year-old German Dominik Koepfer 7-6(5), 6-7(3),...

Looking forward to how India play Kiwi swing bowlers: Hesson

Auckland, June 6 | Former New Zealand cricket coach Mike Hesson feels that both India and the Kiwis are evenly matched in the World...

Southee optimistic about New Zealand’s chances on final day

London, June 6 | New Zealand right-arm pace bowler Tim Southee is quite optimistic about winning the opening Test against England at Lord's after...

1st Test vs Eng: NZ finish 4th day with 165-run total...

London, June 5 | New Zealand were 62 for two wickets in their second innings at stumps on the fourth and penultimate of the...

French Open: Nadal eases into fourth round, to face Sinner (Ld)

Paris, June 5 | Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal made it a half century of Grand Slam fourth-round entries when the 13-time French Open...

World Cup qualifiers: Neymar scores as Brazil keep slate clean

Porto Alegre (Brazil), June 5 | Neymar scored one goal and set up another as Brazil beat Ecuador 2-0 in their FIFA World Cup...

After lot of hard work, playing some good tennis: Sofia

Paris, June 5 | American tennis player and No.4 seed Sofia Kenin said her entry into the fourth round of the French Open was...

French Open: Iga on course, Sofia too books pre-quarters berth (Ld)

Paris, June 5 | World No.9 and defending champion Iga Swiatek of Poland was tested in the first set before she pressed the accelerator...

Nanavati elected as a bureau member of world swimming body

New Delhi, June 5 | Virendra Nanavati, veteran sports administrator and former general secretary of the Swimming Federation of India (SFI), was on Saturday...

Legendary Milkha, wife ‘stable’; family denies rumours (Lead)

Chandigarh/Mohali, June 5 | Legendary athlete Milkha Singh and his wife Nirmal are "stable", according to their family and the hospitals where they are...

French Open: Djokovic sails into pre-quarters, faces teenager Musetti

Paris, June 5 | World No. 1 Novak Djokovic continued his quest for a 19th Grand Slam title as he breezed into the French...

Legendary Milkha Singh ‘stable’, family denis rumours

Chandigarh, June 5 | Legendary athlete Milkha Singh is "stable" in a hospital here, but his wife Nirmal is still in the Intensive Care...

Southee’s 6 wkts bundle England out for 275, NZ take 103-run...

London, June 5 | New Zealand pacer Tim Southee captured his 12th five-wicket haul to help bowl out England for 275 in their first...

Baku F1 GP qualifying: Leclerc on pole ahead of Hamilton

Baku (Azerbaijan), June 5 | Ferrari's Charles Leclerc on Saturday claimed pole position ahead of world champion Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes in a turbulent...

French Open: Sloane sets up pre-quarters clash with Barbora

Paris, June 5 | American Sloane Stephens gave an indication of her French Open ambitions, defeating No.18 Karolina Muchova of the Czech Republic 6-3,...

IFA begins vaccination drive for Kolkata’s football fraternity

Kolkata, June 5 | Indian Football Association (IFA) on Saturday teamed up with local Kolkata clubs, Southern Samity FC and Kalighat Milan Sangha FC,...

Singapore F1 Grand Prix called off due to Covid

Singapore, June 5 | Formula One's Singapore Grand Prix has been called off this year due to coronavirus restrictions, local organiser Singapore GP Pte...

1st Test: Southee’s five-wicket haul pegs England back

London, June 5 | New Zealand fast bowler Tim Southee's five-wicket haul left England tottering at 207 for seven an hour after lunch on...

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