Saina loses to Marin to end India's campaign at Malaysia Masters

Saina loses to Marin to end India's campaign at Malaysia Masters

Saturday, 19 January 2019 | PTI | Kuala Lumpur

Saina Nehwal's impressive run at the Malaysia Masters came to an end following her straight-game loss to reigning Olympic and world champion Carolina Marin of Spain in the women's singles semifinals, here Saturday. The 28-year-old Indian, who had won the title in 2017 and was a runners-up in the 2011 edition,...

Saina tames Okuhara; Srikanth exits

Saturday, 19 January 2019 | PTI | Kuala Lumpur

Saina Nehwal scripted a hard-fought straight-game win over former world champion Nozomi Okuhara of Japan to enter the women's singles semifinals but a fighting Kidambi Srikanth crashed out of the $ 350,000 Malaysia Masters on Friday. Seventh seeded Saina, who had a 8-4 head-to-head record against Okuhara before Friday, fought back...

Dembele nets brace in Barca’s win

Saturday, 19 January 2019 | AFP | Barcelona

Barcelona overturned a first leg defeat to beat Levante in the Copa del Rey but could yet be thrown out of the competition after being accused of fielding an ineligible player. Barca won 3-0 at the Camp Nou on Thursday, with Lionel Messi setting up two Ousmane Dembele goals and then...

Sharapova sends Wozniacki packing

Saturday, 19 January 2019 | AFP | Melbourne

Maria Sharapova stunned defending champion Caroline Wozniacki to sweep into the Australian Open last 16 on Friday and join ice men Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer, who clinically disposed of their opponents. The Russian five-time Grand Slam winner, who has struggled since returning from a drugs ban in 2017, was at...

Khelo tennis: Dev, Mahak win singles; Mahara win both doubles

Khelo tennis: Dev, Mahak win singles; Mahara win both doubles

Friday, 18 January 2019 | PTI | Pune

Gujarat's Dev Javia powered past Aryaan Bhatia of Maharastra 7-5, 6-3 to win the boys U-17 singles gold medal at the Khelo India Youth Games on Friday. Top seed Mahak Jain of Madhya Pradesh outplayed Maharashtra's Mihika Yadav 6-4, 6-1 in the Under-21 girls singles final to claim the gold medal,...

Have seen Sachin get angry but not Dhoni, says Shastri

Have seen Sachin get angry but not Dhoni, says Shastri

Friday, 18 January 2019 | PTI | Melbourne

Ravi Shastri has seen Sachin Tendulkar get "angry at times" but not Mahendra Singh Dhoni, "a once in 40 years player" who will be very difficult to replace once he bids adieu to the game, according to India's head coach. The 37-year-old Dhoni, who was panned by critics for 51 off...

Rani to lead Indian women's hockey team for Spain tour

Rani to lead Indian women's hockey team for Spain tour

Friday, 18 January 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

Ace striker Rani Rampal will captain an 18-strong Indian women's team, while experienced goalkeeper Savita will be her deputy for the season opener in Spain starting Jan 26, Hockey India announced Friday. The Indian Hockey team is set to play four matches with the Spain and two matches against the Women's...

Fast Federer celebrates 100 with Fritz blitz at Open

Fast Federer celebrates 100 with Fritz blitz at Open

Friday, 18 January 2019 | AFP | Melbourne

 Ageless defending champion Roger Federer marked his 100th match on Rod Laver Arena Friday by storming past American Taylor Fritz 6-2, 7-5, 6-2 in the third round. The 21-year-old world number 50 had no answer to the precision and finesse of the Swiss master, who extended his Open-era record for the...

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UP govt nod to quota for poor among upper castes

19 January 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Special fee on IMFL, beer for ‘gaushalas’

19 January 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

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19 January 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

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19 January 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

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