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Rafael Nadal

Australian Open 2021 quarters: Eyeing 21st major, Rafael Nadal meets Stefanos Tsitsipas

Tennis | Feb 16, 2021, 05:43 PM IST

Nadal’s sore back seems to be improving as he heads into the Australian Open quarterfinals with an eye on a men's-record 21st Grand Slam singles title.

Olympic entries from Africa and the Asia-Oceania region

Tokyo Olympics boxing qualification events cancelled, postponed

Other Sports | Feb 16, 2021, 05:06 PM IST

Boxers worldwide were to compete for 53 places in the Tokyo lineup at a tournament in Paris in June.

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison

Australian PM apologizes to ex-staffer who alleged she was raped in a minister's office

World | Feb 16, 2021, 03:48 PM IST

Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Tuesday apologized to a former government staffer who alleged she was raped by a colleague in a minister’s office two years ago.

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Australian Open 2021: Serena beats Halep to set up Osaka showdown in semis

Tennis | Feb 16, 2021, 03:30 PM IST

Williams claimed the last five games and beat No. 2 seed Simona Halep 6-3, 6-3 in the quarterfinals despite 33 unforced errors

Serena Williams 

Australian Open 2021: Serena Williams equals Roger Federer for most ever Grand Slam match wins

Tennis | Feb 16, 2021, 03:25 PM IST

Serena will next face Naomi Osaka in the semis, who defeated HsiehSu-wei 6-2, 6-2 earlier in the day.

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Australian Open 2021: World No. 114 Aslan Karatsev stuns Grigor Dimitrov to enter semifinal

Tennis | Feb 16, 2021, 02:08 PM IST

Karatsev, a 27-year-old Russian qualifier who is ranked 114th, became the first man in the professional era to reach the semifinals of his first major tennis tournament.

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EXPLAINER: UN vaccine plan for poor countries nears rollout

World | Feb 16, 2021, 12:30 PM IST

WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said last week that over 130 million doses of vaccine have been deployed globally — three quarters of them in only ten countries. 

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Australian Open 2021: Naomi Osaka advances to semifinal with easy win over Hsieh Su-wei

Tennis | Feb 16, 2021, 09:11 AM IST

Osaka earned her 19th victory in a row by overpowering Hsieh Su-wei 6-2, 6-2, and will next meet the winner of the quarterfinal between Williams and No. 2-seeded Simona Halep.

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Premier League: Timo Werner ends 1000-minute league goal drought as Chelsea go 4th

Football | Feb 16, 2021, 06:22 AM IST

Chelsea defeated Newcastle 2-0 to go 4th in the Premier League table.

Luxury car brand Jaguar to go all-electric by 2025

Luxury car brand Jaguar to go all-electric by 2025

Feb 15, 2021, 11:51 PM IST

Struggling luxury car brand Jaguar will be fully electric by 2025, the British company said Monday as it outlined a plan to phase out internal combustion engines. 

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Champions League: Barcelona meet PSG for first time since epic 6-1 comeback win

Football | Feb 15, 2021, 10:23 PM IST

The same teams will meet Tuesday at the Camp Nou for the first time since Barcelona routed PSG 6-1 nearly four years ago.

Liverpool's manager Jurgen Klopp watches his players during

Premier League: Jurgen Klopp ready to turn Liverpool's season around

Football | Feb 15, 2021, 09:01 PM IST

Klopp conceded that his team would not be retaining the Premier League after a 3-1 loss to Leicester on Saturday

Serena Williams

Australian Open 2021 quarters: Serena up against Halep, Djokovic faces Zverev

Tennis | Feb 15, 2021, 09:02 PM IST

Serena Williams goes up against Simona Halep in the quarterfinals — their 12th meeting on tour in a matchup that dates to a decade ago.

Ashleigh Barty

Australian Open 2021: World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty makes light work of Rogers to reach quarters

Tennis | Feb 15, 2021, 03:44 PM IST

Barty is aiming to be the first Australian woman since 1978 to win the Australian title. She will next play No. 25 Karolina Muchova.

Italy's Matteo Berrettini, left, receives medical treatment

Australian Open 2021: Tsitsipas through to quarters after Berrettini pulls out with injury

Tennis | Feb 15, 2021, 03:14 PM IST

That allows the fifth-seeded Tsitsipas to move into the quarterfinals at Melbourne Park for the second time in three years. He will face Rafael Nadal next.

Rafael Nadal

Australian Open 2021: Rafael Nadal breaks no sweat to reach quarter-finals; beats Fognini

Tennis | Feb 15, 2021, 06:53 PM IST

The No. 2-ranked Nadal closed his 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 win over 16th-seeded Fabio Fognini with an ace.

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La Liga: Depleted Real Madrid win again, beat Valencia 2-0 to keep pace with leaders Atletico

Football | Feb 15, 2021, 06:48 AM IST

Madrid's third straight league victory left Zidane’s team five points behind Atlético, which won 2-1 at Granada on Saturday and has two games in hand.

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Premier League: Aubameyang scores first league hat-trick as Arsenal beat Leeds United 4-2

Football | Feb 15, 2021, 06:38 AM IST

Arsenal moved up a place into 10th with 34 points, snapping a two-game losing streak. Leeds, meanwhile, dropped down a spot to 11th with 32 points.

Pakistan's Mohammad Nawaz, right, celebrates after taking

Pakistan beat South Africa by 4 wickets to claim record 100th T20I win, bag series 2-1

Cricket | Feb 14, 2021, 11:09 PM IST

The 32-year-old legspinner Zahid Mahmood picked up 3-40 in his debut game and had reduced South Africa to 65-7 before Miller's clean hitting powered South Africa to a total of 164-8

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Premier League: Manchester United damage title hope with 1-1 draw at West Brom

Football | Feb 14, 2021, 10:07 PM IST

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s comeback kings fell short on the road and, having been top just 19 days ago, second-place United now trails Manchester City by seven points.