Motor racing: Dominant Hamilton is setting a record pace

Motor racing: Dominant Hamilton is setting a record pace

Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton celebrates with sparkling wine on the podium after winning the race. (REUTERS/Vincent Kessler) LE CASTELLET, France, June 24 (Reuters): Lewis Hamilton could overtake Michael Schumacher’s record haul of 91 wins by the end of the season, however surreal that may sound. The Mercedes driver is accelerating towards a sixth title with an […]

India beat Japan 3-1, win FIH Women’s Series Finals

India beat Japan 3-1, win FIH Women’s Series Finals

Indian women’s hockey team registered a 3-1 win over Japan in a thriller of a Final at the FIH Women’s Series Finals in Hiroshima 2019 on June 23. (Photo Courtesy: Hockey India @TheHockeyIndia/Twitter) Hiroshima (Japan), June 23 (IANS) An impressive Indian women’s hockey team on Sunday won the FIH Women’s Series Finals Hiroshima 2019 after defeating […]

FIFA Women’s World Cup: Early Australia exit heaps pressure on embattled FFA

FIFA Women’s World Cup: Early Australia exit heaps pressure on embattled FFA

Australia’s Alanna Kennedy, Mackenzie Arnold, Chloe Logarzo and Steph Catley look dejected after the match. (REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier Photo) MELBOURNE, June 24 (Reuters): A calamitous penalty shootout loss to Norway was a fitting end to a chaotic women’s World Cup campaign for an Australia team haunted by the shock sacking of former coach Alen Stajcic. The […]

FIFA Women’s World Cup: England through amid VAR mayhem

FIFA Women’s World Cup:  England through amid VAR mayhem

England’s Ellen White celebrates scoring their second goal. (REUTERS/Phil Noble Photo) ALENCIENNES (France), June 24 (Reuters): England beat Cameroon 3-0 to advance to the women’s World Cup quarter-finals on Sunday in a match marked by remarkable scenes as the African side twice reacted furiously to video assistant referee (VAR) decisions that went against them, initially […]

Copa America: Relentless Colombia win again despite sweeping changes

Copa America: Relentless Colombia win again despite sweeping changes

Colombia’s Gustavo Cuellar in action. (REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez Photo) SALVADOR, June 24 (Reuters): Colombia enjoyed a 1-0 win over Paraguay despite fielding a second-string side to make it a clean sweep of victories in their Copa America group stage campaign, leaving Paraguay’s hopes of staying in the tournament hanging by a thread. Colombia were guaranteed a […]

Copa America: Argentina beat Qatar 2-0 to qualify for last eight

Copa America: Argentina beat Qatar 2-0 to qualify for  last eight

Argentina’s Lautaro Martinez scores their first goal (REUTERS/Diego Vara Photo) PORTO ALEGRE,June 24 (Reuters): An early goal from Lautaro Martinez and a late second from Sergio Aguero gave Argentina a 2-0 win over Qatar on Sunday, a deserved victory that takes them into the Copa America quarter-finals to face Venezuela. Argentina took the lead after […]

MBKK day celebrated with volleyball tourney

MBKK day celebrated with volleyball tourney

The men’s final match in progress between BCMV (Blue) and TBCM (Yellow). Medziphema, June 23 (MExN): The Medziphema Baptist Khriesarüü Krotho (MBKK) celebrated its Raising Day which falls on June 19, where a volleyball tournament for the youths from four Angami Naga Baptist churches in Medziphema was successfully organised under the aegis of MBKK on […]

KTC wins Xavier Rutsa memorial exhibition match

KTC wins Xavier Rutsa memorial exhibition match

Players, and other participants of the 2nd exhibition match played between KTC and KPC in memory of late Xavier Rutsa on June 23 in Kohima. KOHIMA, JUNE 23 (MExN): The Kohima Town Club and Kohima Press Club played the 2nd Xavier Rutsa Memorial Running Trophy as a tribute to the two clubs’ colleague late Xavier […]

Australian Barty guarantees rise to world number one

Australian Barty guarantees rise to world number one

Australia’s Ashleigh Barty celebrates winning the final against Germany’s Julia Goerges with the trophy Action Images via Reuters/Carl Recine (Reuters) Ashleigh Barty will become the first Australian in 43 years to climb to the top of the WTA singles ranking after she won the Birmingham Classic grasscourt title on Sunday. The 23-year-old beat Germany’s Julia […]

Hamilton wins French Grand Prix in Mercedes one-two

Hamilton wins French Grand Prix in Mercedes one-two

Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton celebrates with a trophy on the podium after winning the race REUTERS/Vincent Kessler LE CASTELLET, June 23 (Reuters): Lewis Hamilton put on a display of domination at the French Grand Prix on Sunday to go 36 points clear in the Formula One world championship and stretch Mercedes’s winning run to 10 races. […]

Bumrah burnishes death-overs reputation with yorker barrage

Bumrah burnishes death-overs reputation with yorker barrage

India’s Jasprit Bumrah in action. (Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers) LONDON, JUNE 23 (REUTERS): In a supreme display of control and accuracy, Bumrah kept lobbing the white Kookaburra ball unerringly at the feet of the petrified Afghan batsmen at the Hampshire Bowl. Shami (4-40) became only the second Indian, after Chetan Sharma in 1987, to […]

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