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Rafael Nadal 

Australian Open 2021: Nadal advances to third round, beats Mmoh in straight sets

Tennis | Feb 11, 2021, 09:00 PM IST

The 20-time major champion completed the match against the 177th-ranked Mmoh in 1 hour, 47 minutes and said it was a “positive evening for me.”

Nkrumah Bonner

BAN vs WI 2nd Test: Nkrumah Bonner's half-century guides West Indies to 223/5 on Day 1

Cricket | Feb 11, 2021, 08:21 PM IST

Bonner was 74 not out and wicketkeeper Joshua Da Silva was with him on 22 after an even first day.

A decision is expected to be announced on Friday when the

Tokyo Olympics president to resign over sexist comments: Reports

Other Sports | Feb 11, 2021, 03:21 PM IST

The move follows his sexist comments about women more than a week ago, and an ensuing and rare public debate in Japan about gender equality.

Stefanos Tsitsipas

Australian Open 2021: Stefanos Tsitsipas fends off Kokkinakis in 2nd round

Tennis | Feb 11, 2021, 02:57 PM IST

The Fifth-seeded Greek tennis star has been pushed all the way in a 6-7 (5), 6-4, 6-1, 6-7 (5), 6-4 win over No. 267-ranked Australian wild-card entrant Kokkinakis.

Sofia Kenin

Australian Open 2021: Defending champion Sofia Kenin suffers shock loss to Kaia Kanepi

Tennis | Feb 11, 2021, 11:05 AM IST

World No. 65 Kanepi defeated the fourth-seeded American 6-3, 6-2 in the second round.

AstraZeneca vaccine

WHO expert group recommends use of AstraZeneca Covid vaccine

World | Feb 11, 2021, 09:36 AM IST

The AstraZeneca vaccine is important because it forms the bulk of the stockpile acquired so far by the UN-backed effort known as COVAX, which aims to deploy coronavirus vaccines to people globally.

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Huawei open to transfer 5G technology for global innovation including source code

Business | Feb 10, 2021, 10:39 PM IST

Chinese telecom major Huawei on Wednesday said that it is open to transfer 5G technology, including the source code, hardware design secrets etc to facilitate global innovation. 

EXPLAINER: What the WHO coronavirus experts learned in Wuhan

EXPLAINER: What the WHO coronavirus experts learned in Wuhan

World | Feb 10, 2021, 09:40 PM IST

A World Health Organization team is leaving China on Wednesday after gaining some new insights into the origins of the coronavirus pandemic that has now killed more than 2.3 million people worldwide — but with the major questions still unanswered.  

In this Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020 file photo, a man wearing a

Pandemic shakes up Olympic gymnastics qualification

Other Sports | Feb 10, 2021, 08:35 PM IST

The International Gymnastics Federation said it was canceling its all-around World Cup series of events because of the pandemic.

Yemen Houthi rebels target airport, Saudi Arabia airport, plane catches fire

Yemen's Houthi rebels target airport in Saudi Arabia, plane catches fire

World | Feb 10, 2021, 08:09 PM IST

​Yemen’s Houthi rebels on Wednesday targeted an airport in southwestern Saudi Arabia causing a civilian plane on the tarmac to catch fire, the kingdom's state television reported, an attack that threatens to escalate Yemen's grinding war.

They've had a few days to regroup since Sunday's loss in

BAN vs WI: Shakib Al Hasan-less Bangladesh determined to salvage Test series against West Indies

Cricket | Feb 10, 2021, 07:31 PM IST

Kyle Mayers became the first batsman to score a fourth-innings double century on debut as West Indies chased down 395 runs for a three-wicket win in the first test.

Australia's Nick Kyrgios gives his racquet to fans after

Australian Open 2021: Nick Kyrgios saves match points in win over Ugo Humbert

Tennis | Feb 10, 2021, 06:24 PM IST

The mercurial Australian will meet third-seeded Dominic Thiem in the third round. 

Atletico Madrid's Luis Suarez, center, celebrates with

Atletico Madrid-Chelsea match in UEFA Champions League moved to Romania

Football | Feb 10, 2021, 05:46 PM IST

The first leg of the last-16 matchup will be played in the Arena Naţională in Bucharest on Feb. 23 instead of in Madrid on the same day, UEFA said.

Romania's Simona Halep celebrates after defeating

Australian Open: Halep escapes in tight three-set win over Tomljanovic to reach third round

Tennis | Feb 10, 2021, 04:50 PM IST

The second-seeded Halep hadn’t lost to a player ranked as low as Tomljanovic since her second-round defeat to No. 116 Taylor Townsend at the 2019 U.S. Open.

Players of South Africa Twenty20 team warm up during a

PAK vs SA: Pakistan hope to carry Test form into T20Is against South Africa

Cricket | Feb 10, 2021, 04:23 PM IST

Pakistan beat South Africa in a test series for the first time in 18 years with two emphatic victories at Karachi and Rawalpindi.

Chinese spacecraft nearing Mars, world’s second in 2 days

Chinese spacecraft nearing Mars, world’s second in 2 days

Feb 10, 2021, 04:16 PM IST

​A Chinese spacecraft appears poised to enter orbit around Mars, one day after an orbiter from the United Arab Emirates did so and about a week ahead of an American attempt to put down another spacecraft on the surface of the red planet.  

Myanmar protesters back on streets despite police violence

Myanmar protesters back on streets despite police violence

World | Feb 10, 2021, 04:13 PM IST

Crowds demonstrating against the military takeover in Myanmar again defied a ban on protests Wednesday, even after security forces ratcheted up the use of force against them and raided the headquarters of the political party of ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

Japan's Naomi Osaka gestures during her second round match

Australian Open 2021: Naomi Osaka powers past Caroline Garcia into third round at Melbourne Park

Tennis | Feb 10, 2021, 03:36 PM IST

Osaka is on a 16-match win streak, with her last loss coming in a Fed Cup match last February. 

Spain's Rafael Nadal serves to Serbia's Laslo Djere during

Australian Open 2021: Rafael Nadal, Ashleigh Barty, Sofia Kenin in 2nd round

Tennis | Feb 10, 2021, 03:23 PM IST

Top-seeded Ash Barty is aiming to continue her sparkling form when she takes on fellow Australian Daria Gavrilova in the second round

Novak Djokovic

Australian Open 2021: Novak Djokovic struggles past Francis Tiafoe in second round

Tennis | Feb 10, 2021, 02:51 PM IST

The 17-time Grand Slam winner sweats it hard to defeat Francis Tiafoe 6-3, 6-7 (3-7), 7-6 (7-2), 6-3 in second-round match of the Grand Slam.