Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | Agencies

Brit bats for 26 hrs for record London: A British graduate collapsed in a heap on Tuesday at The Oval cricket ground in London after batting for 26 hours in a bid to break the world record. Alby Shale, a 22-year-old from Oxfordshire in southern England, began his marathon stand in...

Shiv Kapur enjoys Faldo company at the Open

Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | PNS | New Delhi

Indian golfer Shiv Kapur believes he is more prepared for his Open Championship challenge after receiving valuable advice from six-time Major champion Sir Nick Faldo. Kapur, the only Indian in the elite field, was in the company of Faldo, who won two of his three Open titles at Muirfield, when they...

Stage16th goes to Rui Costa

Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | AP | gap

Portuguese rider Rui Costa won the 16th stage of the Tour de France while Chris Froome maintained his healthy lead over Alberto Contador as both of them survived a downhill scare on Tuesday. Costa broke away on the last climb of a hilly trek to secure the second stage win of...

We’re united: Haddin

Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | DT | London

Brad Haddin was at pains to stress the Australian team are united in their goal of winning the Ashes series in England in the wake of the news of former coach Mickey Arthur suing Cricket Australia following his dismissal. However, wicketkeeper-batsman Haddin insisted the camp are not paying attention to any...

Murray win restored british pride

Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | DT | London

Andy Murray will leave his Surrey home on Sunday for a week’s Caribbean holiday — his first midseason break for years and a rare interruption from the usual back-breaking routine. There will be more dips in the sea than ice-baths, for these few days at least, although Murray’s girlfriend Kim Sears...

Fabregas wants to stay at Barca : Vilanova

Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | AP | BARCELONA

Barcelona coach Tito Vilanova says midfielder Cesc Fabregas wants to remain with the Spanish champions. On Monday, Manchester United offered 30 million euros ($39 million) to bring the 26-year-old former Arsenal captain back to the Premier League. Vilanova says it is good that Barcelona receives offers for its players, but adds...

Shalan brings African flavour to sumo

Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | AP | NAGOYA,Japan

In a sport steeped in ancient rituals and Japanese tradition, one young foreigner faces the weighty issue of how to keep faithful to his religious observances and be competitive in one of the biggest sumo arenas. Wrestling under the name Osunaarashi, which translates as ‘Great Sandstorm,’ the 21-year-old Abdelrahman Ahmed Shalan...

Time for batters to do job: Lehmann

Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013 | Telegraph Sport/Agencies | London

Australia’s batsmen are under strict orders to shape up in time for the second Investec Test at Lord’s. The tourists almost pulled off a surprise victory in Ashes opener at Trent Bridge, where the top of the order was twice bailed out by high-scoring tailenders. That is a telling factor not lost...

England unchanged for Lord’s Test

Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013 | DT | London

England have stuck with the same winning squad for the second Investec Ashes Test at Lord’s, with Tim Bresnan, Steven Finn and Graham Onions battling it out for the final seamer’s spot. Alastair Cook’s team hung on for a thrilling 14-run win in the first Test at Trent Bridge on Sunday,...

Life comes full circle for DRS

Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013 | Daily Telegraph | Jonathan Liew

Edgbaston, August 2005, in a parallel universe. Australia need three runs to win. Stephen Harmison bowls a bouncer. Michael Kasprowicz gets a faint glove on the ball. Geraint Jones tumbles to his left to take the catch. Billy Bowden raises a bent finger. “Jones ... Bowden!” croaks Richie Benaud. England have...



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20 Aug 2017 | AFP | Washington

The entire President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities, that includes Indian-Americans Jhumpa Lahiri and Kal Penn, has resigned over President Donald Trump’s controversial remarks after the racist violence in Virginia. In a letter signed by 16 of 17 committee members, including author Lahiri and actor Penn, Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change has also been cited as a reason for their resignation...

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20 Aug 2017 | Staff Reporter | Raipur

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