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Hockey: India beat Japan to reach Olympic Test Event final

Indian men’s hockey team today booked a summit clash berth in the Olympic Test Event being held in Tokyo by trouncing hosts Japan. Striker Mandeep Singh struck a fine hat-trick to help the Indian team beat Japan 6-3.  Mandeep hit the target in the 9th, 29th and 30th minutes while Nilakanta Sharma, Nilam Sanjeep Xess and Gurjant Singh were scored ... Read More »

Thailand Open 2019: Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty reach men’s doubles final

The top ranked Indian combine defeated former world champions South Korean pair in the 2019 Thailand Open. Rankireddy and Chirag, ranked 16 on the men’s doubles charts, defeated the lower-ranked South Korean pair 22-20, 22-24, 21-9 after a dominant performance in the deciding game of the men’s doubles semi-final. Satwiksairaj and Chirag, who are training hard under Indonesia’s Flandy Limpele, ... Read More »

Novak Djokovic beats Roberto Bautista Agut to reach sixth Wimbledon final

Novak Djokovic watched his Wimbledon semifinal opponent’s shot hit the net tape, pop in the air and slide over for a winner that tied things at a set apiece. Centre Court spectators stood and cheered, perhaps thinking Roberto Bautista Agut was ready to keep this one tight, after all. Walking to his changeover chair, Djokovic nodded and waved his racket, ... Read More »

New Zealand stun India by 18 runs to reach World Cup final

MANCHESTER (England): New Zealand survived Ravindra Jadeja‘s late onslaught to stun India by 18 runs in a low-scoring thriller on Wednesday and reach the Cricket World Cup final for the second time in a row. Scorecard | World Cup Schedule Twice champions India were reeling at 24-4 in their chase for a modest victory target of 240 in what had ... Read More »

Pakistan crush Bangladesh but fail to reach World Cup semis

LONDON: ‘Mission impossible’ remained unaccomplished for Pakistan, who expectedly missed the semifinal bus but wrapped up their World Cup campaign with a consolatory 94-run win over Bangladesh, here Friday. Aware that the situation demanded them to beat Bangladesh by 300-plus runs to make it to the knockout stage, Pakistan needed to put on board a total of no less than ... Read More »

England reach World Cup semis with big win over New Zealand

Bairstow, who scored a match-winning 111 against India in Edgbaston on Sunday, cracked 106 off 99 balls (15×4, 1×6) as Jason Roy also struck his second fifty in a row by scoring 60 off 61 balls (8×4). England posted 305/8 in 50 overs after electing to bat first. Bairstow became the first-ever English player to score two back-to-back hundreds in ... Read More »

WC: Rohit, Bumrah help India reach semis and eliminate Bangladesh

BIRMINGHAM: India sailed into the Cricket World Cup semi-finals and eliminated opponents Bangladesh after Rohit Sharma‘s century and Jasprit Bumrah‘s four-wicket haul secured a 28-run victory over their neighbours on Tuesday. SCORECARD | WORLD CUP SCHEDULE | POINTS TABLE Rohit smashed his fourth century of this year’s tournament and featured in a massive 180-run opening partnership with KL Rahul to ... Read More »

World Cup: Australia outclass England, become first team to reach semis

LONDON: It was reminiscent of the Australian swagger of yore as Aaron Finch‘s pacers bossed arch-rivals England on their way to the World Cup semifinals with a 64-run victory on Tuesday. BLOG | SCORECARD | FULL SCHEDULE | POINTS TABLE While Australia became the first team to reach the semifinals of the showpiece, England’s defeat, their second straight following the ... Read More »

Bencic upsets Kerber to reach Mallorca final

Bencic, world No. 13, edged out top seed Kerber 2-6, 7-6 (2), 6-4 to set up a clash with seventh seed Sofia Kenin on Saturday. The 22-year-old Swiss will be playing in her second final of the season at the grass-court tournament, having won the third WTA title of her career at Dubai in February. Three-time Grand Slam champion Kerber ... Read More »

Kim, Xi reach consensus to develop relations irrespective of international situation

Chinese President Xi Jinping and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reached a consensus on important issues on Friday on the second day in Pyongyang. Both the leaders agreed that they will carry forward friendly relations whatever the international situation. On the last day of Xi’s visit to Pyongyang, the leaders discussed a series of plans for strengthening collaboration between ... Read More »

Nadal crushes Federer to reach 12th French Open final

The Spaniard beat the Swiss legend 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 at the Philippe-Chatrier Court in the 39th meeting between the two stalwarts. While Federer was playing the French Open for the first time since the 2015 edition, it was Nadal who re-established himself as the best player in the world on clay court after a brief slump due to injuries. The ... Read More »

Sudirman Cup 2019: India fail to reach last 8

Sameer Verma, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, Chirag Shetty, Pranav Chopra and N Sikki Reddy and Saina Nehwal lost their respective matches to give China victory in Group 1D tie. Sameer Verma suffered a 17-21, 20-22 against Chen Long in men’s singles, followed by a 5-21, 11-21 routing of Pranav Chopra and N Sikki Reddy against Wang Yafan and Huang Dongping in mixed ... Read More »

Mumbai Indians reach their fifth IPL final

On a sluggish pitch, which offered considerable turn and odd bounce, Suryakumar batted in a copybook fashion scoring an unbeaten 71 off 54 balls with MI reaching the target in 18.3 overs. However CSK will get another chance to make it to their eighth summit clash as they will now play the second Qualifier against the winner of the ‘Eliminator’ ... Read More »

Los Angeles looks to limit measles reach

The main speaker was Barbara Ferrer, the director of the Los Angeles County Department of Health. She issued data points on the order, but stressed, “As of right now we don’t have anybody that’s not adhering to the quarantine order.” The quarantine affects the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and California State University, Los Angeles (Cal State LA) and comes ... Read More »

Teenager overcomes waves to reach Tokyo Olympic 2020

  Caroline is just 17, and she scored 13.83 to beat three-time world champion Carissa Moore, who could only muster 11.67 points in her best two-wave total in tricky conditions at Duranbah Beach in Queensland. The former told a website that Carissa has always been her hero and she still is. “My first win over Carissa is incredible,” she said. For the ... Read More »

Don’t look at films to reach out to maximum audience: Ashvin Kumar

The filmmaker says he cast veteran actor Soni Razdan for his latest release due to her acting skills, not name. “I don’t look at films to reach out to maximum audience, I look at it to be able to work with talented people and with whom I have confluence of ideas and opinions. I never cast before I write. When ... Read More »

CBI & ED team reach London for Nirav Modi’s bail hearing

Fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi, wanted in India on fraud and money laundering charges amounting to two billion dollars will appear before Westminster Magistrates Court in London, when his legal team will make a second bail application. A joint team of Central Bureau of Investigation and Enforcement Directorate officials has reached London on Thursday with all necessary documents. The team ... Read More »

BJP, SHIV SENA reach seat sharing agreement

BJP president Amit Shah met Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray in Mumbai and later senior leaders from both the parties addressed a joint press conference declaring the tie up. According to the agreement reached, in Lok Sabha, BJP will fight 25 seats while Shiv Sena will get 23 seats. While in assembly elections, both the parties, after accommodating other allies, will ... Read More »

No govt shutdown, US lawmakers reach deal on Mexico border wall funding

Republicans were desperate to avoid another bruising shutdown. They tentatively agreed Monday night to far less money for President Donald Trump’s border wall than the White House’s $5.7 billion wish list, settling for a figure of nearly $1.4 billion, according to congressional aides. That means 55 miles of new fencing constructed through existing designs such as metal slats instead of ... Read More »

Democratic and Republican negotiators holding talks to reach deal on border security

Negotiations broke down during the weekend over funding for immigrant detention beds and physical barriers along the US-Mexico border. Trump’s December demand for $5.7bn to help construct a border wall triggered the 35-day partial government shutdown that ended last month. Trump agreed to reopen the government for three weeks to allow congressional negotiators time to find a compromise on government ... Read More »

Democratic and Republican negotiators are holding talks to try to reach a deal on border security.

Negotiations broke down during the weekend over funding for immigrant detention beds and physical barriers along the US-Mexico border. Trump’s December demand for $5.7bn to help construct a border wall triggered the 35-day partial government shutdown that ended last month. Trump agreed to reopen the government for three weeks to allow congressional negotiators time to find a compromise on government ... Read More »

Nadal beats Tsitsipas to reach Australian Open final

The 17-time grand slam champion served brilliantly — he has yet to drop a set in this tournament — to progress to a 25th grand slam final of a remarkable career, five short of Federer’s all-time record. “It felt like a different dimension of tennis completely,” a shocked Tsitsipas told reporters after the match. On current form, Nadal will prove ... Read More »