France rain supreme

Monday, 16 Jul 2018 | Agencies | Moscow

Les Blues lifts World Cup for a 2nd time on a 4-2 victory against Croatia Goals from Paul Pogba and Kylian Mbappe, as well as a controversial VAR-awarded penalty, helped France beat Croatia 4-2 in an incredible World Cup final in Moscow today to lift the trophy for the second time...

Dhoni's skills are questioned repeatdely: Kohli

Monday, 16 Jul 2018 | PTI | London

Virat rescues former skipper after Dhoni face sharp criticism following India’s defeat Skipper Virat Kohli had to once again come to the rescue of under-fire former skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, whose painstaking 37 off 58 balls, came in for sharp criticism after England beat India by 86 runs in the second...

Rahane and Vijay to play for India A

Monday, 16 Jul 2018 | PTI | Worcester

With just a fortnight to go for the start of Test series, opener Murali Vijay and vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane will be looking to get into the groove in India A's last first-class engagement, against England Lions at the County Ground in Worcester beginning on Monday. Vijay and Rahane last played the...

Holder shines in Windies win

Monday, 16 Jul 2018 | AFP | Kingston (Jamaica)

Skipper Jason Holder produced another devastating burst of bowling as the West Indies completed a 2-0 series win over Bangladesh, romping to a 166-run victory inside three days at Sabina Park. Chasing a daunting target of 335 after the hosts were dismissed for 129 in their second innings, Bangladesh slumped to...


Monday, 16 Jul 2018 | Agencies

Rooney makes MLS debut for DC United washington: Even though Wayne Rooney wasn't in from the start, the English national team's all-time leading scorer was instrumental in finishing things off in DC United's first true home game of the season. Rooney made his Major League Soccer debut Saturday as a second-half...

Sindhu goes tamely in Thai final

Monday, 16 Jul 2018 | PTI | Bangkok

Olympic Silver medallist P V Sindhu's title drought this year continued as she suffered a straight-game defeat against Japan's Nozomi Okuhara in the summit clash of the $ 350,000 Thailand Open World Tour Super 500 badminton tournament here on Sunday. Second seed Sindhu struggled with her consistency throughout the duel as...

Asiad torch relay starts from Delhi

Monday, 16 Jul 2018 | IANS | New Delhi

The torch relay for the 2018 Asian Games commenced at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here on Sunday with 31 athletes, including Indonesian badminton legend Susi Susanti, bearing the torch. The 2018 edition of the quadrennial event will be held from August 18 to September 2 in the cities of...

King Novak

Monday, 16 Jul 2018 | AP | London

Djokovic beat Anderson in straight sets to win 13th Slam Novak Djokovic raced to a fourth Wimbledon title and 13th career Grand Slam crown on Sunday when he defeated a battling but exhausted Kevin Anderson 6-2, 6-2, 7-6 (7/3). World number 21 Djokovic added the 2018 title to his wins in 2011,...

I'm just getting started: Serena defiant after Wimbledon woe

Monday, 16 Jul 2018 | AFP | London

Serena Williams vowed to use the pain of her shock Wimbledon final defeat against Angelique Kerber to fuel her bid for future Grand Slam glory. Williams was hoping to equal Margaret Court's record of 24 major titles by winning her eighth Wimbledon crown on Saturday. But instead the 36-year-old produced an error-strewn...

Krejcikova dedicates title to Novotna

Monday, 16 Jul 2018 | AP | London

Breaking and creating records weren't the most special parts of winning the Wimbledon women's doubles title for Barbora Krejcikova. Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova, both 22 from the Czech Republic, won their second successive Grand Slam title with a 6-4, 4-6, 6-0 victory over Kveta Peschke and Nicole Melichar on Saturday. As well...



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My father lived, died for India, says Rahul

15 Jul 2018 | PTI | New Delhi

Amid row over alleged use of derogatory language in a web series while referring to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said the BJP and the RSS believe that freedom of expression must be policed, while he regards it as a fundamental democratic right. “My father lived and died in the service of India...

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KASAULI, DAGSHAI AND SUBATHU: The Quaint Cantonment Hill stations

16 Jul 2018 | Amitabh Shukla | New Delhi

Branching off the main Delhi-Chandigarh-Shimla highway on National Highway 22, which some still call by its earlier name of Hindustan-Tibet Road, are three quaint hill stations—Kasauli, Dagshai and Subathu—all military cantonments, which you cannot miss if you are a travel enthusiast. The charm of long leisurely walks, chirping of all varieties of colorful birds, smell of wild and exotic flowers, the fresh coat of green on leaves when it rains, the...

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