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Mary Kom reaches quarters, Saweety exits

Mary Kom reaches quarters, Saweety exits

Wednesday, 09 October 2019 | PTI | Ulan-Ude (Russia)

Six-time champion M C Mary Kom (51kg) on Tuesday advanced to the quarterfinals of the World Women’s Boxing Championships after a hard-fought victory in the last-16 stage here. Mary Kom triumphed 5-0 against Thailand’s Jutamas Jitpong, a spunky boxer who kept the veteran on her toes with an aggressive approach but...

Schweinsteiger calls time on career

Wednesday, 09 October 2019 | AFP | Dortmund

Bastian Schweinsteiger is welcome to join the Germany coaching staff, national team coach Joachim Loew said just hours before the veteran midfielder announced his retirement on Tuesday. “The time has now come and I will be finishing my active career at the end of the season," Schweinsteiger wrote on Twitter. "Saying goodbye...

Fognini packs Murray’s bags

Wednesday, 09 October 2019 | AFP | Shanghai

Andy Murray went down scrapping in a bruising three-set defeat to 12th-ranked Italian Fabio Fognini on Tuesday at the Shanghai Masters. In a bad-tempered match that stretched past three hours, the two players confronted one another near the end at the crossover. Fognini plays the unseeded American Taylor Fritz or Russian seventh...

Bopanna-Shapovalov in last 16

Wednesday, 09 October 2019 | PTI | Shanghai

India’s Rohan Bopanna and his partner Denis Shapovalov entered the pre-quarterfinals of the Shanghai Masters doubles event with a straight-set win over Russian pair of Karen Khachanov and Andrey Rublev here on Tuesday. The Indo-Canadian pair notched up a 6-1, 6-4 win over Khachanov and Rublev in the opening round. The duo...

Djokovic heaps praise on Medvedev

Wednesday, 09 October 2019 | AFP | Shanghai

World number one Novak Djokovic hailed Daniil Medvedev as a “very complete player” on Tuesday, having lost to the young Russian in their last two matches. The 23-year-old Medvedev is at a career-high fourth in the world and reached the final at the US Open, only to be on the end...

Murray to play at Aus Open 2020

Wednesday, 09 October 2019 | AFP | Melbourne

Andy Murray will make his Grand Slam return at the Australian Open in January, a year after career-saving hip surgery, tournament organisers announced Tuesday. The British three-time major winner has been slowly working his way back to fitness and is now ranked 289th, up from 503rd just a week ago. Murray, 32,...

Mary Kom enters quarterfinals, Saweety Boora bows out of World C'ships

Mary Kom enters quarterfinals, Saweety Boora bows out of World C'ships

Tuesday, 08 October 2019 | PTI | Ulan-Ude (Russia)

Six-time champion M C Mary Kom (51kg) on Tuesday advanced to the quarterfinals of the World Women's Boxing Championships after a hard-fought victory in the last-16 stage here. Mary Kom triumphed 5-0 against Thailand's Jutamas Jitpong, a spunky boxer who kept the veteran on her toes with an aggressive approach but...

Dhoni, Paes spotted playing football together

Dhoni, Paes spotted playing football together

Tuesday, 08 October 2019 | PTI | Mumbai

Former India cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and tennis legend Leander Paes were spotted here enjoying a session of football together. The firm which manages Dhoni, Rhiti Sports, posted pictures of the duo along with several other on Facebook on Monday. "Captain Cool: MS Dhoni with Indian tennis player Leander Paes in...

State Editions

Civic bodies issue 566 challans, slap Rs 27L fine on violators

19 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Bizman gets ransom call from convict in G’gram

19 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Teachers learn self-defence technique

19 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Air remains very poor 5th day in row

19 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

AAP welcomes Centre’s Ravidas temple move

19 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Sunday Edition

The French Bulldozer

13 October 2019 | Miniya Chatterji | Agenda

the power of Forgiveness

13 October 2019 | Swami Mukundananda | Agenda

Yoga and mindfulness

13 October 2019 | Jacqualine Tara Herron | Agenda

Attention feels good

13 October 2019 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | Agenda

Astroturf | Check your child’s behaviour early

13 October 2019 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

It’s a fine job

13 October 2019 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer