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Melbourne: Switzerland's Roger Federer on Monday became the oldest player to reach men's singles quarterfinals at the Australian Open in over 40 years, defeating Marton Fucsovics of Hungary 6-4, 7-6 (7-3), 6-2. The defending champion Federer needed little more than two hours to defeat Fucsovics, theMore
Published 22-Jan-2018 15:28 IST
Rio de Janeiro: Brazil football great Pele would still prefer Barcelona talisman Lionel Messi in his team over Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo, despite the latter's recent dominance of the Ballon d'Or award.
Published 22-Jan-2018 14:06 IST
Melbourne: Veteran Leander Paes and Purav Raja on Sunday crashed out even as Rohan Bopanna and his Hungarian partner Timea Babos outplayed their opponents to progress to the pre-quarterfinals at the Australian Open, on Sunday.
Published 21-Jan-2018 20:58 IST
Melbourne: Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark on Sunday thrashed Slovakia's Magdalena Rybarikova 6-3, 6-0 to reach the quarterfinals of the Australian Open. Wozniacki, a former world No. 1, had not reached the last-8 round since 2012 when she lost to now retired Kim Clijsters of Belgium, reports Efe.
Published 21-Jan-2018 17:03 IST
Melbourne: Spain's Rafael Nadal on Sunday defeated Argentina's Diego Schwartzman 6-3, 6-7 (4-7), 6-3, 6-3, clinching a place in the Australian Open quarterfinals. During three hour and 51 minute match, both players faced 18 break points but world No. 1 Nadal managed to save 15 and to convert seven,More
Published 21-Jan-2018 16:39 IST
Melbourne: Marin Cilic of Croatia on Sunday defeated Spaniard Pablo Carreño Busta 6-7 (7-9), 6-3, 7-6 (7-0), 7-6 (9-7), advancing to the quarterfinals of the Australian Open. This was Cilic's 100th Grand Slam career win, securing him a place in the quarterfinals of a major for the 11th time, reportsMore
Published 21-Jan-2018 15:55 IST
Tauranga (New Zealand): India went down fighting to Belgium 1-2 in a thrilling final match of the first leg of the Four Nations Invitational tournament at the Blake Park here on Sunday. Tom Boon (4th minute) and Sebastien Dockier (36th) found the target for Belgium while Mandeep Singh (19th) wasMore
Published 21-Jan-2018 13:37 IST
New Delhi: Former sportspersons and professionals rather than politicians and bureaucrats should drive Indian sports federations if the country's standards are to improve, says Geoff Schoenberg, a Research Fellow at Australia's Deakin University, whose post-doctoral work is specifically focused onMore
Published 21-Jan-2018 12:08 IST
Melbourne: Veteran Indian doubles legend Leander Paes and Purav Raja have crashed out of the Australian Open after losing to Juan Cabal and Robert Farah in Men's Double third round.
Published 21-Jan-2018 11:29 IST
Tauranga (New Zealand): India thrashed hosts New Zealand 3-1 in the third match of the Four Nations Invitational hockey tournament on Saturday to set up their summit clash against Olympic silver medallist Belgium here on Sunday. India scored through Harmanpreet Singh, Dilpreet Singh and MandeepMore
Published 20-Jan-2018 14:31 IST
Melbourne: Indian tennis stars Leander Paes and Purav Raja were at the net on Saturday to create the first upset in the men's doubles at the Australian OPen, overcoming fifth seeded Jamie Murray (Britain) and Bruno Soares (Brazil) 7-6 (7-3), 5-7, 7-6 (8-6) in a three-hour battle on a day when theMore
Published 20-Jan-2018 14:13 IST
Melbourne: In what was described by commentators as the match of the Australian Open 2018, World No.1 Simona Halep narrowly made it through to the round of 16 on Saturday after edging out American Lauren Davis in an epic 3-set contest that ended 4-6, 6-4, 15-13.
Published 20-Jan-2018 13:42 IST
Rio de Janeiro: Brazilian football legend Pele is resting at home according to his spokesperson, who dismissed reports he had been taken to hospital with exhaustion. The 77-year-old was due to travel to London this weekend for a dinner held in his honour by the Football Writers Association (FWA).
Published 20-Jan-2018 08:40 IST
Rio De Janeiro: Brazilian football legend Pele has been taken to hospital after collapsing with exhaustion. The 77-year-old was forced to cancel a trip to London this weekend for a dinner to be held in his honour by the Football Writers Association (FWA).
Published 19-Jan-2018 21:48 IST
New Delhi: In a relief for sprinter Dutee Chand, the Court Of Arbitration for Sport on Friday extended the suspension of the International Athletics Federation's contentious policy which bars females with high male hormones from competing. The order has kept the door open for Chand's participationMore
Published 19-Jan-2018 20:55 IST
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday asked the newly elected BJP government in Himachal Pradesh whether it would withdraw criminal cases lodged against its MP Anurag Thakur and HPCA for alleged irregularities in the cricket stadium in Dharamshala.
Published 19-Jan-2018 19:27 IST
Aizawl: Reigning champions Aizawl FC will aim to return to winning ways when they host fellow north-eastern outfit Neroca FC in an I-League match at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium here on Saturday.
Published 19-Jan-2018 19:06 IST
Melbourne: Spaniard Rafael Nadal on Friday thrashed Damir Dzumhur of Bosnia 6-1, 6-3, 6-1 to book a place in the fourth round at the Australian Open tennis tournament for the 11th time in his career.
Published 19-Jan-2018 18:58 IST
Melbourne: Spain's Carla Suarez on Friday continued her Australian Open run defeating Estonia's Kaia Kanepi 3-6, 6-1, 6-3 in the third round. It took the World No.40 an hour and 43 minutes to claim her third consecutive win at Melbourne Park this year, becoming the last Spaniard to continueMore
Published 19-Jan-2018 18:48 IST
London: English football club Chelsea have been accused by FIFA after an initial investigation of signing 25 foreign players under the age of 18. The number of cases could rise, with the matter now in the hands of the governing body's disciplinary committee, which has the power to impose sanctionsMore
Published 19-Jan-2018 16:24 IST

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