Nadal can't wait to return to new-look Roland Garros

Nadal can't wait to return to new-look Roland Garros

Monday, 20 May 2019 | AFP | Rome

Defending French Open champion Rafael Nadal said Sunday he can't wait to hit the clay courts of Roland Garros after claiming his first title this season and ninth Italian Open trophy. Nadal defeated world number one Novak Djokovic 6-0, 4-6, 6-1 for a record 34rd Masters, leaving his vanquished foe to...

Monaco virtually ensures safety

Monday, 20 May 2019 | PTI | Paris

Monaco virtually made sure of their French Ligue 1 survival with a 2-0 win over Amiens on Saturday while champions PSG signed off their home campaign with Kylian Mbappe scoring his 32nd league goal of the season in a 4-0 win over Dijon. Radamel Falcao and Alexsander Golovin scored in either...

Mary & Co aim to pack a punch

Monday, 20 May 2019 | PTI | Guwahati

All eyes will be on six-time world champion Mary Kom as 72 Indian boxers vie for honours against 200 pugilists from 16 nations in the second edition of India Open beginning here on  Monday. Asian Games champion Amit Panghal and World Championship Bronze medallist Shiva Thapa will be among the other...

Real humbled in final-day defeat

Monday, 20 May 2019 | AFP | Madrid

Real Madrid delivered a suitably dreadful end to their miserable season, and Gareth Bale was not even given the chance to say a likely goodbye, as Zinedine Zidane's side were beaten 2-0 at home to Real Betis on Sunday. Zidane had indicated this could be Bale's final game ahead of an...

City's ‘beating heart' Kompany to leave club

Monday, 20 May 2019 | AFP | Manchester

Vincent Kompany announced on Sunday that he will leave Manchester City after 11 trophy-laden years to become player-manager of Anderlecht. Belgian defender Kompany joined City in 2008 and made 360 appearances, winning four Premier League titles, two FA Cups, four League Cups and two Community Shields. The 33-year-old signed off with victory...

‘It's a sky blue world'

Monday, 20 May 2019 | AFP | Manchester

Pep’s men hailed as English football’s greatest ever team after completing first ever domestic treble Manchester City's treble winners have been hailed as English football's greatest ever team after their FA Cup final demolition of Watford completed an historic campaign. Pep Guardiola's side became the first English club to win the...

Captain Kompany to leave Man City

Captain Kompany to leave Man City

Sunday, 19 May 2019 | AFP | London

Club captain Vincent Kompany announced Sunday that he is to leave Manchester City after 11 trophy-laden years. The 33-year-old Belgian defender joined the club in the summer of 2008 and has made 360 appearances, winning four Premier League titles, two FA Cups, four League Cups and two Community Shields. He signed off...

Perfect mix of skills & pace USP of our attack: Shami

Perfect mix of skills & pace USP of our attack: Shami

Sunday, 19 May 2019 | IANS | New Delhi

Senior pacer calls it dream come true as India look upto bowlers as main strength in upcoming WC Who would have thought that after the 2015 World Cup when Virat Kohli and boys fly down to England to compete in the 2019 Cup, it would be the Indian bowlers and not...

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Didi’s nephew sends defemation notice to PM

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MoD rejects Vice Admiral Bimal Verma's petition

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