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  • Formula One F1 - Steiermark Grand Prix - Red Bull Ring, Spielberg, Styria, Austria - July 12, 2020   Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton wears a protective face mask as he celebrates winning the race on the podium, following the resumption of F1 after the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)    Joe Klamar/Pool via REUTERS
    Hamilton aims for another F1 record in Hungary
    July 15 (Reuters) - Red Bull's Max Verstappen will be doing all he can to stop six-times world champion Lewis Hamilton completing a Mercedes hat-trick and matching another of Michael Schumacher's Formula One records in Hungary this weekend.   Ver
  • Jason Holder: No. 1 all-rounder, no.2 bowler in Tests
    Dubai, July 15 (IANS) West Indies skipper Jason Holder and England's Ben Stokes have made career-high gains in the latest ICC Test Player Rankings, following the conclusion of the first Test at the Ageas Bowl.   Holder has attained the highest points
  • Tiger Woods lauds 'BLM' movement ahead of Ohio comeback
    Ohio, July 15 (IANS) Former World No.1 golfer Tiger Woods has praised the 'Black Lives Matter' movement that has been going on across different parts of the world following the death of African-American George Floyd at the hands of a Minneapolis police pers
  • For now, priority is to stay safe from COVID-19: Sushil Kumar
    New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The iconic Chhatrasal Stadium in the national capital has resumed operations but wrestlers are yet to do any contact training in the complex as per the government's guidelines for resumption of training.   Considering the fa
  • Suarez believes it's 'impossible' for Barca to win LaLiga this season
    Barcelona, July 15 (IANS) Barcelona forward Luis Suarez has conceded the LaLiga title race to Clasico rivals Real Madrid as according to the Uruguayan, it's impossible for them to retain the trophy this term.   Real currently hold a four-point advant
  • We can start sporting events in a limited manner: Rijiju
    New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju called upon ministers and senior officers in charge of youth affairs and sports departments from all states and UTs, to mobilise a large number of volunteers as part of the Youth Mini
  • Hosts Qatar to kick-off 2022 FIFA World Cup at Al Bayt Stadium
    Doha, July 15 (IANS) Hosts Qatar will kick-off the 2022 World Cup at the Al Bayt Stadium on November 21, football's world governing body FIFA announced on Wednesday.   The group stage will last for 12 days with four matches being played in a day. Acc
  • England blunted their whole attack by not picking Stuart Broad: Swann
    London, July 15 (IANS) Former England spinner Graeme Swann said that England "blunted" their own bowling attack by not picking Stuart Broad for their first Test against the West Indies. The hosts lost the match by four wickets after going in with a pace a
  • Soccer Football - Champions League - Manchester City Press Conference - Etihad Campus, Manchester, Britain - September 30, 2019   Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola during the press conference     Action Images via Reuters/Carl Recine/File Photo
    City deserve an apology, says defiant Guardiola
    MANCHESTER, England, July 14 (Reuters) - Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola said his team deserved an apology, after their two-year UEFA ban from European football was overturned by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) -- a verdict he called "a good day
  • First inter-collegiate online Chess tourney on July 25
    Kohima, July 14 (MExN): The 1st Nagaland Inter Collegiate Online Chess Tournament under the aegis of Chess Association of St Joseph’s College Autonomous Jakhama will be held on July 25.   The association in a release stated that only college studen
  • Soccer Football - Premier League - Manchester United v Southampton - Old Trafford, Manchester, Britain - July 13, 2020 Manchester United's  Anthony Martial scores their second goal, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Pool via REUTERS/Dave Thompson
    United stay fifth after Saints grab last-gasp leveller
    MANCHESTER, England, July 14 (Reuters) - Manchester United's Champions League qualification hopes suffered a blow after an equaliser deep in stoppage time from Michael Obafemi earned Southampton a 2-2 draw in the Premier League at Old Trafford on Monday. &nb
  • Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) President Yasuhiro Yamashita speaks to media during a news conference after the announcement of the games' postponement to 2021, in Tokyo, Japan March 25, 2020.  REUTERS/Naoki Ogura/Files
    Tokyo Games likely to be pared down, says JOC chief
    TOKYO, July 14 (Reuters) - The rearranged Tokyo Olympics are likely to be a pared-down version of recent editions of the four-yearly Games, Japanese Olympic Committee chairman Yasuhiro Yamashita said on Tuesday.   Japan and the International Olympic
  • Was a little surprised England didn't pick Broad: Holder
    Southampton, July 14 (IANS) West Indies Test captain Jason Holder conceded he was left surprised after he saw speedster Stuart Broad wasn't part of the England playing XI for the first Test of #raisethebat series at Ageas Bowl in Southampton.   West
  • As coach it's my responsibility to monitor the girls regularly: Maymol
    New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) In an effort to 'maintain the team spirit' among the players, Indian women's football team coach Maymol Rocky recently conducted a webinar session with her players and support staff to bring in a 'sense of positivity' a
  • I could see Messi playing in 2025, easily: Garcia
    Kolkata, July 14 (IANS) Former Barcelona midfielder Luis Garcia feels the club's superstar forward Lionel Messi can easily continue playing till 2025.   The 33-year-old is currently contracted until the end of next season with Barcelona holding talks


  • US stocks rally after promising Covid vaccine results from Moderna
    New York, July 15 (IANS) The Wall Street on Wednesday cheered the promising early results from US-based pharmaceutical major Moderna's experimental vaccine, mRNA-1273, and solid earnings from Goldman Sachs Group.   The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 338 points in early-
  • No evidence to support Covid-19 spread from dogs to humans
    New York, July 15 (IANS) A study published earlier this year claiming the coronavirus (Covid-19) may have jumped from dogs to humans is scientifically flawed, offering no direct evidence to support its conclusions, say researchers.   "During this time of Covid-19 we are see
  • Anxiety may be symptoms of Covid-19 impact on brain: Study
    New York, July 15 (IANS) Depressed mood or anxiety exhibited in Covid-19 patients may possibly be a sign the virus affects the central nervous system, according to a new study.   The findings, published in the journal The Laryngoscope, revealed that these two psychological sympt
  • Surge in HIV, TB, malaria deaths due to Covid-19: Lancet
    London, July 14 (IANS) Some low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) could experience a surge in HIV, tuberculosis (TB), and malaria deaths over the next five years because of disruption to health services caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a new study, published in The Lancet G
  • Only 3% Indians realise the importance of consuming adequate protein: Study
    New Delhi, July 14 (IANSlife) Although 95 per cent of Indian mothers claim to know protein as a macro-nutrient, only three per cent of the population really understands the prominent functions of protein or why one should consume it daily, reveals a new study.   Across cities, 8



  • World population likely to shrink after 2064: Lancet
    Washington, July 15 (IANS) World population is likely to peak in 2064 at around 9.7 billion people and fall to 8.8 billion by century's end. Twenty three countries will see populations shrink by more than 50 per cent, including Japan, Thailand, Italy, and Spain, says a new analysis pub
  • Neha Dhupia: Motherhood taught me selflessness
    Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Actress Neha Dhupia says motherhood taught her what selflessness is, and also the meaning of selfless love.   "It taught me what selflessness was and what selfless love is, and I look at the world very differently," Neha told IANS while talking a
  • 1 in 2 Indian students seeks online classes: Survey
    New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) With the coronavirus pandemic striking hard and spreading rapidly in India, nearly 44.6 per cent students in the country said they will prefer a 'School from Home' concept if given an option, a new survey revealed on Tuesday.   The survey by Bra
  • An online career community for women
    BY PUJA GUPTA  New Delhi, July 12 (IANSlife) During the COVID-19 pandemic the focus has been on women supporting each other to help build financial security. In these uncertain times and an economic slowdown, women are working harder than they ever did, both at home and at work.
  • Habits you need to teach your child in a COVID-19 world
    New Delhi, July 12 (IANSlife) The fight against COVID-19 continues to take place all over the world. With most of us homebound owing to the home-sheltering and social restrictions, we have been able to spend quality time with the family.   For those with young children, managing