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England look to rebound from draw, advance at Euro 2020

Football | Jun 21, 2021, 04:51 PM IST

England can’t even blame unfamiliar surroundings for being held to a 0-0 draw by Scotland on Friday after beating Croatia 1-0. All of its group games are at Wembley Stadium.

Hungary's Attila Fiola, right, challenges France's Ousmane

France forward Ousmane Dembélé out of Euro 2020 with knee injury

Football | Jun 21, 2021, 04:48 PM IST

Dembélé sustained the injury during a 30-minute appearance as a substitute before being replaced late in the team’s 1-1 draw with Hungary on Saturday.

Joe Biden, Iran's president-elect Ebrahim Raisi, negotiation missiles

Iran's president-elect says 'no' to meeting Joe Biden

World | Jun 21, 2021, 04:23 PM IST

Iran's president-elect says he's not willing to meet President Joe Biden. Ebrahim Raisi, when asked about possibly meeting Biden, simply said: “No.”

Scotland fans celebrate the Euro 2020 soccer championship

Scotland look to give fans something to cheer at Euro 2020

Football | Jun 21, 2021, 04:03 PM IST

Scotland has one last opportunity to harness the energy of its fans as the team faces Croatia at Hampden Park on Tuesday.

Scotland's Billy Gilmour, left, and England's Phil Foden

Euro 2020: Scotland's Billy Gilmour tests positive for coronavirus

Football | Jun 21, 2021, 03:11 PM IST

Gilmour will miss his team's final Group D match against Croatia on Tuesday and a potential round of 16 match.

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Tokyo Olympics organisers set limit of 50% capacity at stadia

Cricket | Jun 21, 2021, 03:03 PM IST

The Tokyo Olympics will allow some local fans to attend when the games open in just over a month, organizing committee officials and the IOC said on Monday.

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IND vs NZ: Lack of match practice hurting Indian pacers in WTC final, says Simon Doull

Cricket | Jun 21, 2021, 01:54 PM IST

Unlike New Zealand, who played two Tests against England before the WTC final, India have been devoid of match practice ahead of the marquee clash.

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Copa America 2021: Argentina counting on Messi against Paraguay

Football | Jun 21, 2021, 10:21 AM IST

Argentina are looking to Lionel Messi to help it secure a spot in the Copa America knockout stages with a win against Paraguay.

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Copa America: Peru shock Colombia to keep quarter-finals hope alive

Football | Jun 21, 2021, 09:16 AM IST

An own goal by Colombian defender Yerry Mina decided the match at the Olimpico stadium in Goiania.


Fear shakes Mexico border city after violence leaves 18 dead

World | Jun 21, 2021, 09:07 AM IST

  The attacks took place in several neighborhoods in eastern Reynosa, according to the Tamaulipas state agency that coordinates security forces, and sparked a deployment of the military, National Guard and state police across the city. Images posted on social media showed bodies in the streets.

Iran’s sole nuclear power plant undergoes emergency

Iran’s sole nuclear power plant undergoes emergency shutdown

World | Jun 21, 2021, 08:52 AM IST

An official from the state electric company Tavanir, Gholamali Rakhshanimehr, said on a talk show that the Bushehr plant shutdown began on Saturday and would last “for three to four days.”

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WI vs SA: West Indies chase 324 to beat South Africa in 2nd test

Cricket | Jun 21, 2021, 06:53 AM IST

South Africa were all out for 174, building its lead to 323 which may be beyond the reach of the West Indies whose best total of the series so far is 162.

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Copa America 2021: Chile admit to violating COVID protocol

Football | Jun 21, 2021, 06:43 AM IST

Players from Chile's squad at Copa America violated the tournament's coronavirus protocols after a "barber” visited the players' hotel in the Brazilian city of Cuiaba.

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Transgender weightlifter Hubbard to compete at Tokyo Olympics

Other Sports | Jun 21, 2021, 06:32 AM IST

Weightlifter Laurel Hubbard will be the first transgender athlete to compete at the Olympics.

Euro 2020: Xherdan Shaqiri scores two as Switzerland beat Turkey

Euro 2020: Xherdan Shaqiri scores 2 as Switzerland beat Turkey

Football | Jun 20, 2021, 11:49 PM IST

Xherdan Shaqiri scored two goals Sunday to give Switzerland a 3-1 victory over Turkey and a likely place in the round of 16 at the European Championship.

Matteo Pessina

EURO 2020 | Unstoppable Italy equal their longest unbeaten run with 1-0 win over Wales

Football | Jun 20, 2021, 11:33 PM IST

Matteo Pessina scored late in the first half by redirecting a free kick from Marco Verratti.

North Macedonia's Goran Pandev reacts after missing a

Goran Pandev to retire from national team after Euro 2020

Football | Jun 20, 2021, 11:02 PM IST

The 37-year-old Pandev said Sunday that North Macedonia's final group match at the European Championship will be his last.

Qatar to require fans at 2022 World Cup to be vaccinated

Qatar to require fans at 2022 World Cup to be vaccinated

Football | Jun 20, 2021, 10:57 PM IST

The Gulf nation is trying to secure a million vaccine doses to immunize fans wanting to watch the tournament.

Matteo Berrettini of Italy celebrates winning against

Matteo Berrettini emulates Boris Becker with Queen’s title at first attempt

Tennis | Jun 20, 2021, 10:12 PM IST

The 25-year-old Berrettini became the first newcomer to triumph at Queen’s since Boris Becker in 1985. Becker went on to win Wimbledon in the same year.

Euro 2020: Defender Robin Gosens gives Germany a boost

Euro 2020: Defender Robin Gosens gives Germany a boost

Football | Jun 20, 2021, 09:55 PM IST

Gosens was still trying to come to terms with what happened after helping Germany turn its chances around at Euro 2020.