Sweet Revenge: Nadal dispatches Tsitsipas in Rome

Sweet Revenge: Nadal dispatches Tsitsipas in Rome

Sunday, 19 May 2019 | AFP | Rome

Defending champion Rafael Nadal swept past Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-3, 6-4 to advance to his first final on clay this season at the Italian Open on Saturday. The eight-time Rome winner had been stunned by Tsitsipas, seeded eighth, in the semi-finals at the Madrid Open last weekend. But the 32-year-old Spaniard was...

Griezmann whistled on Atletico farewell

Sunday, 19 May 2019 | AFP | Madrid

Antoine Griezmann was jeered during his last game for Atletico Madrid and Rodrigo might have scored his final goal for the club as they came from behind to draw 2-2 against Levante in La Liga on Saturday. Griezmann received whistles at the City of Valencia Stadium from the visiting fans, who...

Bale set for final Real game

Sunday, 19 May 2019 | AFP | Madrid

Zinedine Zidane hinted on Saturday that Gareth Bale could make his last appearance for Real Madrid on Sunday after saying he would make changes this summer ahead of the final match of their miserable La Liga season. Bale fell out with Zidane towards the end of the Frenchman's first spell in...

Konta stuns Bertens to reach Italian Open final

Konta stuns Bertens to reach Italian Open final

Saturday, 18 May 2019 | AFP | Rome

Britain's Johanna Konta fought back from a set down to seal victory on her fourth match point against Kiki Bertens to reach the final at the Italian Open on Saturday. Konta, ranked 42, came through 5-7, 7-5, 6-2 against sixth seed Bertens, winner of the Madrid Open last week, after almost...

Kedar Jadhav declared fit, will travel to UK for World Cup

Kedar Jadhav declared fit, will travel to UK for World Cup

Saturday, 18 May 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

All-rounder Kedar Jadhav, who had hurt his left shoulder during the recently-concluded IPL, has been declared fully fit for the upcoming ODI World Cup, to be held in UK from May 30. The 34-year-old Jadhav's participation in the World Cup was doubtful after he had sustained a shoulder injury while fielding...

Many youngster had potential, Kohli translated it: Upton

Many youngster had potential, Kohli translated it: Upton

Saturday, 18 May 2019 | IANS | Jaipur

Paddy Upton, former mental health and conditioning coach of the Indian cricket team during Gary Kirstens tenure as coach, saw India skipper Virat Kohli rise through the ranks and the Rajasthan Royals coach believes that while there have been many talented batsmen who have played for India, what set Kohli...

Repeat win so soon after Masters too much for tired Tiger

Repeat win so soon after Masters too much for tired Tiger

Saturday, 18 May 2019 | AFP | Bethpage (United States)

As it turns out, magical comeback victories require more practice and rest time than Tiger Woods has had since winning the Masters last month for his 15th major title. So the 43-year-old US star was disappointed but realistic Friday after missing the cut at the PGA Championship just a month after...

Bundesliga finale grips Germany

Bundesliga finale grips Germany

Saturday, 18 May 2019 | AFP | Munich

Bayern Munich need to avoid defeat to seal 7th consecutive league title as Dortmund hope for final day miracle Bayern Munich coach Niko Kovac and his Borussia Dortmund counterpart Lucien Favre both face a trip down memory lane on Saturday as the Bundesliga braces itself for the most nail-biting season finale...

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Globe Trotting

19 May 2019 | Agencies | Sunday Pioneer

Left, TMC urge EC to ensure free, fair polling

19 May 2019 | PNS | Sunday Pioneer

Didi’s nephew sends defemation notice to PM

19 May 2019 | Saugar Sengupta | Sunday Pioneer

MoD rejects Vice Admiral Bimal Verma's petition

19 May 2019 | PNS | Sunday Pioneer