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Andy Murray pulls out of Australian Open, says he's 'gutted'

Tennis | Jan 22, 2021, 10:37 PM IST

The announcement comes a little more than a week after Murray said he tested positive for COVID-19 shortly before he was due to board a charter flight to Melbourne.

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Struggling Real Madrid visit Alavés without Zinedine Zidane due to coronavirus

Football | Jan 22, 2021, 10:03 PM IST

The match at Alavés on Saturday comes after Madrid was dumped from the Copa del Rey by a third-tier side that struck an added-time winner playing with just 10 men.

Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne controls the ball during

Kevin De Bruyne out for 4-6 weeks for Manchester City with injury

Football | Jan 22, 2021, 10:01 PM IST

The Belgium international limped off in the win over Aston Villa on Wednesday with a muscular complaint.

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Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane tests positive for coronavirus

Football | Jan 22, 2021, 08:32 PM IST

The announcement came two days after Zidane coached the team in a 2-1 loss at third-tier Alcoyano in the Copa del Rey. 

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SL vs ENG 2nd Test: Angelo Mathews' hundred lifts Sri Lanka to 229-4

Cricket | Jan 22, 2021, 07:24 PM IST

Mathews came in to bat at 7-2 after James Anderson had dismissed both Kusal Perera (6) and Oshada Fernando (0) in the morning session.  

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Mehidy Hasan claims career best as Bangladesh defeat West Indies to clinch 3-match series

Cricket | Jan 22, 2021, 06:44 PM IST

Skipper Tamim Iqbal hit 50 to help the side chase the target in 33.2 overs after the West Indies was bowled out for 148 in 43.4 overs.

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In lawsuit, woman alleges Conor McGregor assaulted her

Other Sports | Jan 22, 2021, 04:49 PM IST

Conor McGregor has had legal problems in the past. In 2019, he was fined by a Dublin court for punching a man in a pub. 

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Japan vaccination uncertainty casts doubts over Olympics

Other Sports | Jan 22, 2021, 04:18 PM IST

Japan has secured vaccines for all its citizens, and then some, after striking deals with three foreign pharmaceutical makers

PSG's Kylian Mbappe, left, duels for the ball with Angers'

Mismatch in England, PSG without Mauricio Pochettino

Football | Jan 22, 2021, 03:41 PM IST

Paris Saint-Germain striker Kylian Mbappe looks to end a run of four games without a goal when the French league leaders host Montpellier at Parc des Princes. 

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Australian Open: Spain tennis player tests positive for COVID-19

Tennis | Jan 22, 2021, 11:01 AM IST

Paula Badosa, a 23-year-old who reached the fourth round at last year's French Open, wrote Thursday on Twitter that she received her test result for COVID-19.

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Premier League: Burnley end Liverpool's 68-match unbeaten streak at Anfield

Football | Jan 22, 2021, 07:57 AM IST

It was Burnley's first win at Liverpool since 1974 and it leaves Jürgen Klopp's side six points behind leader Manchester United halfway through its title defense.

Real Madrid's head coach Zinedine Zidane reacts during a

Zinedine Zidane under fire as Real Madrid lose again

Football | Jan 21, 2021, 10:01 PM IST

Real Madrid conceded late against its 10-man opponent on Wednesday to squander yet another trophy chance this season.

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FIFA unites with UEFA to warn clubs against breakaway league

Football | Jan 21, 2021, 08:53 PM IST

Real Madrid and Barcelona were linked last year with planning a breakaway Super League inviting famous clubs to enter and increase their own wealth.

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Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero tests positive for coronavirus

Football | Jan 21, 2021, 08:53 PM IST

Aguero missed the end of last season and the start of the current campaign after undergoing knee surgery in June.

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Twin suicide bombings rock central Baghdad, at least 28 dead

World | Jan 21, 2021, 06:37 PM IST

The rare suicide bombing attack hit the Bab al-Sharqi commercial area in central Baghdad amid heightened political tensions over planned early elections and a severe economic crisis.

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SL vs ENG | Draw not an option for England in 2nd test against Sri Lanka

Cricket | Jan 21, 2021, 04:00 PM IST

To remain in calculations for WTC final, England need to win the second test against Sri Lanka and then travel to India and win that series, too.

Faf du Plessis

PAK vs SA | Faf du Plessis preparing for unexpected Test series in Pakistan

Cricket | Jan 21, 2021, 03:41 PM IST

The 36-year-old du Plessis is expected to form the nucleus of the Proteas batting in the upcoming two-test series which will be first for South Africa in Pakistan in over 13 years.

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Senate confirms Biden's first Cabinet pick: Avril Haines joins as 1st female national intel chief

World | Jan 21, 2021, 01:28 PM IST

Haines, a former CIA deputy director, will become a core member of Biden’s security team, overseeing the agencies that make up the nation’s intelligence community. She was confirmed 84-10.

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Kamala Devi Harris: A new chapter opens in America's politics

World | Jan 21, 2021, 11:12 AM IST

Kamala Harris is the first female US vice president. She moves into the vice presidency just four years after she first came to Washington as a senator from California.

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Joe Biden’s inaugural address as the 46th President - Full text

World | Jan 21, 2021, 10:21 AM IST

Joe Biden took charge as the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday.

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China hits Trump officials including Mike Pompeo with sanctions for disrupting ties

World | Jan 21, 2021, 11:11 AM IST

The Trump administration had steadily ramped up pressure on China since last year but had increasingly so over the past several months.

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Rejoin Paris pact, lift Muslim travel ban and more: Biden reverses Trump policies on day 1

World | Jan 21, 2021, 11:12 AM IST

The 15 executive actions, and two directives, amount to an attempt to rewind the last four years of federal policies with striking speed. Only two recent presidents signed executive actions on their first day in office — and each signed just one.

Arsenal's David Luiz, center, jumps for the ball with

Premier League clubs agree to trial concussion substitutes

Football | Jan 20, 2021, 10:11 PM IST

Teams will be allowed to make up to two additional substitutions for players with suspected or confirmed concussion.

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'Will be back in some form', says Donald Trump as he leaves White House

World | Jan 20, 2021, 10:11 PM IST

Trump refused to participate in any of the symbolic passing-of-the-torch traditions surrounding the peaceful transition of power, including inviting the Joe and Jill Biden to the White House for a get-to-know-you visit.

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Holding Melania's hand, Trump leaves White House for the last time

World | Jan 20, 2021, 09:52 PM IST

​Trump emerged from the building Wednesday morning and strode across the South Lawn to board Marine One. He said, “It’s been a great honor, the honor of a lifetime.”

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Kamala Harris' ancestral village in Tamil Nadu beaming with joy before her swearing-in as US VP

India | Jan 20, 2021, 04:31 PM IST

Harris is set to make history as the first woman, the first woman of color, and first person of South Asian descent to hold the vice presidency.

Trump pardons ex-strategist Steve Bannon, dozens of others

Trump pardons ex-strategist Steve Bannon, dozens of others

World | Jan 20, 2021, 02:49 PM IST

To be sure, the latest list was heavily populated by more conventional candidates whose cases had been championed by criminal justice activists.

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Washington on lockdown and on edge before Biden's inauguration

World | Jan 20, 2021, 01:56 PM IST

The nation’s capital is essentially on lockdown. More than 25,000 troops and police have been called to duty. Tanks and concrete barriers block the streets. The National Mall is closed.

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Trump’s exit: President leaves office with legacy of chaos

World | Jan 20, 2021, 01:54 PM IST

Trump will be the first president in modern history to boycott his successor’s inauguration as he continues to stew about his loss and privately maintains the election that President-elect Joe Biden fairly won was stolen from him.

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NASA mulls second firing of its moon rocket engines following halted test

Jan 20, 2021, 09:17 AM IST

In its annual report Tuesday, the Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel urged NASA to develop a realistic schedule for its Artemis moon program and called into question the 2024 date for returning astronauts to the lunar surface.

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Mario Mandzukic returns to Italy, signs for league leader AC Milan

Football | Jan 19, 2021, 10:53 PM IST

Milan said the Croatia veteran “agreed on a deal until the end of the current season with an option to extend the contract for the next one."

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FIFA Club World Cup draw pits Bayern Munich against Africa-Qatar winner

Football | Jan 19, 2021, 10:49 PM IST

Champions League winner Bayern will face either Al Ahly of Eqypt or host nation Qatar’s domestic league winner Al-Duhail on Feb. 8.

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WHO panel slams China, says it should have acted quicker to contain pandemic

World | Jan 19, 2021, 06:18 PM IST

The experts also wondered why WHO did not declare a global public health emergency — its highest warning for outbreaks — sooner.   

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Tokyo Olympics: 6 months out and murmurs of cancellation

Other Sports | Jan 19, 2021, 04:00 PM IST

Tokyo and other parts of Japan are under an emergency order because of surging coronavirus cases with about 4,500 deaths attributed to COVID-19.

Jeanne Pouchain is officially dead and has been trying for nearly three years to prove that she is a

Woman ruled dead in 2017 fights to be declared alive

World | Jan 19, 2021, 01:53 PM IST

Frenchwoman Jeanne Pouchain has an unusual problem. She’s officially dead. She has been trying for three years to prove that she is alive.

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Joe Biden to propose 8-year citizenship path for immigrants

World | Jan 19, 2021, 01:39 PM IST

US President-elect Joe Biden plans to unveil a sweeping immigration bill on Day One of his administration, hoping to provide an eight-year path to citizenship for an estimated 11 million people living in the U.S. without legal status.