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Perseverance rover showing the surface of Mars, just after landing in the Jezero crater, on Thursday

NASA rover lands on Mars, to look for signs of ancient life

Feb 19, 2021, 01:02 PM IST

A NASA rover streaked through the orange Martian sky and landed on the planet Thursday, accomplishing the riskiest step yet in an epic quest to bring back rocks that could answer whether life ever existed on Mars.

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Manchester United, Tottenham win big in relocated Europa League games

Football | Feb 19, 2021, 06:53 AM IST

Bruno Fernandes scored twice as Manchester United took a big step toward the last 16 of the Europa League with a 4-0 “away” win over Real Sociedad. 

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NASA rover streaks toward a landing on Mars. Where to watch live streaming

Feb 18, 2021, 10:15 PM IST

A NASA rover streaked toward a landing on Mars on Thursday in the riskiest step yet in an epic quest to bring back rocks that could answer whether life ever existed on the red planet.

Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic beats Aslan Karatsev to reach ninth Australian Open final

Tennis | Feb 18, 2021, 04:33 PM IST

The top-ranked Djokovic is 8-0 in his previous trips to the final at Melbourne Park. He is also unbeaten in all nine semifinals he has contested in Australia.

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Australian Open 2021: Daniil Medvedev up against Stefanos Tsitsipas in 2nd men's semifinal

Tennis | Feb 18, 2021, 04:23 PM IST

The second men’s semifinal features a look at the future of the sport: 22-year-old Stefanos Tsitsipas against 25-year-old Daniil Medvedev. 

Seiko Hashimoto

Seiko Hashimoto takes over as Tokyo Olympic president

Other Sports | Feb 18, 2021, 12:33 PM IST

She replaces 83-year-old Yoshiro Mori, a former Japanese prime minister who was forced to resign last week after making sexist comments about women.

Naomi Osaka

Australian Open 2021: Naomi Osaka sees off Serena Williams in straight sets to reach final

Tennis | Feb 18, 2021, 01:37 PM IST

The World No. 3 Japanese makes a light work of the 23-time Grand Slam-winning veteran in a one-sided semi-final 6-3, 6-4.

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Erling Haaland leads Borussia Dortmund past Sevilla in Champions League

Football | Feb 18, 2021, 09:35 AM IST

The win ended Sevilla’s good run and put Dortmund back on track after a series of poor results that had left coach Edin Terzic under pressure in Germany.

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99-year-old Prince Philip, UK queen’s husband, admitted to hospital

World | Feb 17, 2021, 10:58 PM IST

Britain’s 99-year-old Prince Philip has been admitted to a London hospital after feeling unwell, Buckingham Palace said Wednesday. The palace said the husband of Queen Elizabeth II was admitted to the private King Edward VII Hospital on Tuesday evening.

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Manchester United back in Europa League, face Real Sociedad test

Football | Feb 17, 2021, 10:45 PM IST

United is back in the Europa League for the third time in five seasons, a sign of the times for a club once regarded as one of the continental heavyweights.

Serena Williams

Australian Open 2021: Serena up against Osaka in semis, Djokovic to face Karatsev

Tennis | Feb 17, 2021, 09:34 PM IST

Naomi Osaka has won 19 consecutive matches but none of those wins came against Serena Williams.

Rafael Nadal

Tsitsipas rallies from two sets down to stun Nadal at Australian Open 2021 quarterfinal

Tennis | Feb 17, 2021, 06:38 PM IST

It is only the second time in Nadal’s career he has lost a Grand Slam match after taking the opening two sets.

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Australian Open 2021 semifinalist Jennifer Brady thinks quarantine helped

Tennis | Feb 17, 2021, 05:16 PM IST

72 Australian Open entrants were forced into a two-week hard quarantine and Brady is the only one who made it all the way to the singles semifinals at Melbourne Park.

Australian Open 2021: Rafael Nadal falls one short of Roger Federer's elusive Grand Slam feat

Australian Open 2021: Rafael Nadal falls one short of Roger Federer's elusive Grand Slam feat

Tennis | Feb 17, 2021, 05:17 PM IST

Tsitsipas grabbed the third set in a tiebreaker with the help of some uncharacteristic mistakes by Nadal.

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Fans to return at Australian Open 2021 after 5-day lockdown in Melbourne

Tennis | Feb 17, 2021, 04:00 PM IST

Australia’s second-largest city will relax its third lockdown at midnight Wednesday after authorities contained the spread of a COVID-19 cluster centered on hotel quarantine.

Daniil Medvedev

Australian Open 2021: Daniil Medvedev tops fellow Russian Andrey Rublev, reaches semis

Tennis | Feb 17, 2021, 01:00 PM IST

Medvedev is into the semifinals of a major for the third time. He will next play either 20-time major winner Rafael Nadal or No. 5-seeded Stefanos Tsitsipas.

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Rural governor talks of cancelling local Olympic torch relay

Other Sports | Feb 17, 2021, 10:25 AM IST

The torch relay is to begin on March 25 in northeastern Japan and will crisscross the country with about 10,000 runners.

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New charge filed against Suu Kyi as Myanmar crackdown intensifies

World | Feb 17, 2021, 08:11 AM IST

Suu Kyi’s lawyer told reporters he has not seen her since her arrest — and only arrived after an unexpected videoconference the judge said had been held with her. The status of the second charge, whether the police complaint had been accepted for trial by the court, was not clear.

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David Alaba to leave Bayern Munich after 13 years

Football | Feb 17, 2021, 06:41 AM IST

The Austrian, who can play in defense and midfield, said Tuesday he hasn't yet committed to a new club.

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Champions League: Kylian Mbappe's hat-trick inspires PSG to 4-1 win over Lionel Messi's Barcelona

Football | Feb 17, 2021, 06:21 AM IST

After Messi put Barcelona ahead from the penalty spot, Mbappé netted a hat trick at the Camp Nou Stadium on Tuesday to give PSG a 4-1 win in the first leg of their round-of-16 matchup.