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Daniil Medvedev

Daniil Medvedev becomes first player other than 'Big 4' in ATP Top 2 since 2005

Tennis | Mar 15, 2021, 09:13 PM IST

Lleyton Hewitt was the last man outside of that quartet to sit at No. 1 or No. 2. He ranked second in July 2005, behind Federer.

Pope Francis celebrates mass on the occasion of 500 years

Vatican bars gay union blessing, says God ‘can’t bless sin’

World | Mar 15, 2021, 06:43 PM IST

​The Vatican decreed Monday that the Catholic Church cannot bless same-sex unions since God “cannot bless sin.”  

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Real Madrid closer to full strength for Champions League game against Atalanta

Football | Mar 15, 2021, 06:13 PM IST

Karim Benzema, Sergio Ramos, Marcelo and Eden Hazard are all expected to be available for the second leg at the Alfredo Di Stéfano Stadium.

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French police investigate burglary at Angel Di Maria's house

Football | Mar 15, 2021, 05:14 PM IST

Nanterre prosecutor’s office secretary general Marion Chalaux said that the investigation is being handled by a special police unit dealing with armed robberies and serious burglaries.

Martial law imposed in parts of Myanmar city as deaths rise

Martial law imposed in parts of Myanmar city as deaths rise

World | Mar 15, 2021, 01:03 PM IST

Myanmar’s ruling junta has declared martial law in parts of the country’s largest city as security forces killed more protesters in an increasingly lethal crackdown on resistance to last month’s military coup.

Martin Odegaard

EPL: Arsenal win derby; Manchester United, Leicester strengthen top-4 bids

Football | Mar 15, 2021, 10:22 AM IST

United, which is 14 points behind leader Manchester City in second, beat fifth-place West Ham 1-0. Leicester remains a point behind United after routing Sheffield United 5-0.

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Kelechi Iheanacho hat trick helps Leicester City rout Sheffield United 5-0 in Premier League

Football | Mar 14, 2021, 10:42 PM IST

Ayoze Perez’s strike and an own-goal from Ethan Ampadu also helped Leicester return to second place in the standings, ahead of Manchester United’s game against West Ham later.

Chicago River dyed green. Here's why

Chicago River in US dyed green. Here's why

World | Mar 14, 2021, 10:41 PM IST

​The Chicago River was dyed a bright shade of green Saturday after Mayor Lori Lightfoot reversed an earlier decision not to tint the waterway for second year because of the coronavirus pandemic.  

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Brighton beat Southampton to ease Premier League relegation fears

Football | Mar 14, 2021, 08:10 PM IST

The Seagulls were looking over their shoulders after three straight defeats and no wins in five meant they kicked off level on points with resurgent Fulham in 18th.

Benzema’s late brace earned Madrid a 2-1 win over Elche

La Liga: Karim Benzema shines in Real Madrid's win over Elche; Atletico held at Getafe

Football | Mar 14, 2021, 07:37 AM IST

Benzema’s late brace earned Madrid a 2-1 win over Elche on Saturday, cutting into Atlético’s lead at the top after it was held 0-0 at 10-man Getafe.

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Premier League: Manchester City move closer to title; Chelsea held in top-4 bid

Football | Mar 14, 2021, 07:19 AM IST

A 3-0 victory over Fulham on Saturday moved Pep Guardiola's side 17 points ahead of second-place Manchester United, but having played two games more.

Real Madrid's Karim Benzema kicks the ball next to Elche's

Karim Benzema brace leads Real Madrid fightback in 2-1 win over Elche

Football | Mar 13, 2021, 11:08 PM IST

Elche defender Dani Calvo headed the visitors in front in the 61st minute at Alfredo Di Stéfano Stadium.

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4 killed as Myanmar forces continue crackdown on protesters

World | Mar 13, 2021, 08:46 PM IST

Three deaths were reported in Mandalay, the country’s second-biggest city, and one in Pyay, a town in south-central Myanmar.

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WI vs SL: Windies clinch series with five-wicket win in 2nd ODI; Lewis, Hope shine again

Cricket | Mar 13, 2021, 08:31 AM IST

Lewis made 103 and Hope 84 to set the strong foundation that allowed the West Indies to overtake Sri Lanka’s 273-8 with two balls to spare.

Harry Kane

North London Derby sees Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur trying to 'build a better future'

Football | Mar 12, 2021, 11:01 PM IST

Victory over Arsenal in the north London derby kept Tottenham top of the Premier League in December. 

Christian Pulisic

Thomas Tuchel says Christian Pulisic 'in my plans' despite limited minutes

Football | Mar 12, 2021, 10:45 PM IST

Tuchel downplayed speculation that the 22-year-old Pulisic might seek to leave Stamford Bridge after the season in search of more playing time.

Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos

Sergio Ramos returns for Real Madrid amid doubts about his future

Football | Mar 12, 2021, 08:54 PM IST

Ramos is ready to return from a left knee injury that has sidelined him since mid-January, but his commitment to Real Madrid is not assured with his contract set to expire on July 1.

Tokyo Olympics

Olympic host Japan will not take part in China vaccine offer

Other Sports | Mar 12, 2021, 05:48 PM IST

Olympic Minister Tamayo Marukawa said Friday that Japan had not been consulted by the IOC about the Chinese vaccines, and that Japanese athletes would not take them.

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IND vs ENG 1st T20I: Upto 50% fans allowed at Narendra Modi Stadium

Cricket | Mar 12, 2021, 03:00 PM IST

The Gujarat Cricket Association said the entire stadium is sanitised before allowing 50 per cent crowd for the series.

Japan marks 10 years since tsunami hit

Still recovering, Japan marks 10 years since tsunami hit

World | Mar 12, 2021, 10:10 AM IST

Japan fell quiet at 2:46 p.m. Thursday to mark the minute that an earthquake began 10 years ago, setting off a tsunami and nuclear crisis that devastated the country’s northeast coast in a disaster that one survivor said he fears people are beginning to forget.