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China astronauts return after 90 days aboard space station

Sep 17, 2021, 01:32 PM IST

China has sent 14 astronauts into space since 2003, when it became only the third country after the former Soviet Union and the United States to do so on its own.   

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Joe Biden angers France, EU with new Australia, UK initiative

World | Sep 17, 2021, 12:58 PM IST

The security initiative, unveiled this week, appears to have brought Biden’s summer of love with Europe to an abrupt end. AUKUS, which notably excludes France and the European Union, is just the latest in a series of steps, from Afghanistan to east Asia, that have taken Europe aback.

FIFA intensifies push for men's biennial World Cup

FIFA intensifies push for men's biennial World Cup

Football | Sep 17, 2021, 09:09 AM IST

European football body UEFA and South American counterpart CONMEBOL oppose FIFA’s plan and have threatened to boycott additional World Cups.

Tottenham draw, Roma win in new Europa Conference League

Tottenham draw, Roma win in new Europa Conference League

Football | Sep 17, 2021, 08:32 AM IST

While Tottenham drew 2-2 against Rennes in the Conference League, West Ham beat Dinamo Zagreb 2-0 in UEFA's second-level Europa League.

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Spanish clubs relieved to resume La Liga after Champions League turmoil

Football | Sep 16, 2021, 04:00 PM IST

Griezmann will get another chance to win back the hearts of Atlético’s faithful on Saturday against the unbeaten Athletic Bilbao.

IPL 2021 | Doesn't matter what we have done in first half: DC coach Ricky Ponting

IPL 2021 | Doesn't matter what we have done in first half: DC coach Ricky Ponting

Cricket | Sep 16, 2021, 02:41 PM IST

Delhi Capitals are currently top of the table in IPL 2021, with six wins in eight games.

We got carried away by our own football: Jurgen Klopp on Liverpool coming from behind to beat AC Mil

We got carried away by our own football: Klopp on Liverpool coming from behind to beat Milan

Football | Sep 16, 2021, 12:46 PM IST

Jordan Henderson capped Liverpool's second-half comeback with a brilliantly controlled finish to clinch a 3-2 win over AC Milan.

Champions League: PSG held to draw by Brugge; Real Madrid, Man City and Liverpool win

Champions League: PSG held to draw by Brugge; Real Madrid, Man City and Liverpool win

Football | Sep 16, 2021, 08:53 AM IST

French forwards flourished with Sébastien Haller scoring four for Ajax in a 5-1 rout at Sporting Lisbon and Christopher Nkunku netting all of Leipzig’s goals in a 6-3 loss to Manchester City.

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SpaceX launches 4 amateurs on private Earth-circling trip

Sep 16, 2021, 04:26 PM IST

It’s SpaceX founder Elon Musk’s first entry in the competition for space tourism dollars. Isaacman is the third billionaire to launch this summer, following the brief space-skimming flights by Virgin Galactic’s Richard Branson and Blue Origin’s Jeff Bezos in July.

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Legia Warsaw beats Spartak Moscow as Europa League begins

Football | Sep 15, 2021, 11:09 PM IST

Spartak created far more chances than the Polish visitors but couldn't solve Legia's 41-year-old goalkeeper Artur Boruc.

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New stars, old problems for Man United in Champions League

Football | Sep 15, 2021, 07:55 PM IST

Yet the same kind of problems carried over from last season’s failed campaign to the one that started badly Tuesday in Switzerland.  

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Lionel Messi set for Champions League debut with PSG; Real Madrid travel to Milan

Football | Sep 15, 2021, 03:15 PM IST

Club Brugge defence as it must cope with Paris Saint-Germain's attacking armada of Lionel Messi, Neymar and Kylian Mbappe.

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South Korea carries out its first underwater-launched missile test, hours after North Korean launch

World | Sep 15, 2021, 01:04 PM IST

South Korea says it has carried out its first underwater-launched missile test, hours after rival North Korea fired two ballistic missiles toward the sea.  

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North Korea fires two ballistic missiles into eastern waters

World | Sep 15, 2021, 11:45 AM IST

South Korean and US intelligence authorities are analyzing more details about North Korean launches, the joint chiefs’ statement said, adding that South Korea has boosted its anti-North Korea surveillance posture.

India's unpredictability makes it dangerous: Aussie batter Alyssa Healy

India's unpredictability makes it dangerous: Aussie batter Alyssa Healy

Cricket | Sep 15, 2021, 11:22 AM IST

Healy, who has so far played four Tests, said that the side is focused on the pink-ball Test after the ODI series

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Joe Biden pitches spending plan as key to fight climate change

World | Sep 15, 2021, 10:37 AM IST

The trip to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s Flatirons Campus outside Denver capped the president’s 2-day swing to the West, and offered Biden the chance to continue linking the need to pass his spending package to the urgent threat posed by climate change.

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Chinese ambassador to Britain Zheng Zeguang barred from Parliament

World | Sep 15, 2021, 10:37 AM IST

The move came shortly after Britain, the U.S., Canada and the European Union sanctioned Chinese officials over Xinjiang.

Brazilian soccer great Pele leaves intensive care

Brazilian football great Pele leaves intensive care

Football | Sep 15, 2021, 09:26 AM IST

Pelé said he is ready "to play 90 minutes, plus extra time” after leaving intensive care.

Champions League: Manchester United stunned by Young Boys; Bayern beat Barcelona 3-0

Champions League: Manchester United stunned by Young Boys; Bayern beat Barcelona 3-0

Football | Sep 15, 2021, 08:53 AM IST

Cristiano Ronaldo scored but lost on his return with Manchester United, then Robert Lewandowski and Romelu Lukaku both led their teams to victory in their opening games.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Antony Blinken, defense, Afghan policy, al Qaida warning, latest

Antony Blinken defense of Afghan policy clouded by al-Qaida warning

World | Sep 15, 2021, 06:42 AM IST

Blinken had mixed results in attempting to face down 2nd day of tough congressional questioning, this time from Senate Foreign Relations Committee.