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  • Philippine boxing champion Manny Pacquiao and former two-weight UFC champion Conor McGregor. (Collage: Reuters File Photo)
    Pacquiao and mixed martial arts star McGregor will fight next year
    MANILA, September 26 (Reuters): Philippine boxing champion Manny Pacquiao will face former two-weight UFC champion Conor McGregor in the ring next year, and part of proceeds from the fight will go to coronavirus victims in his country, his office said on Saturday.
  • Ex-India spinner Neetu David heads new women's selection panel
    New Delhi, September 26 (IANS): Former India spinner Neetu David has been appointed chairperson of a new five-member senior women's selection panel, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said on Saturday. The announcement ends a nearly 10-month witho
  • World Table Tennis announces 2021 event 'Hubs'
    New Delhi, September 26 (IANS): World Table Tennis (WTT) has announced the first half of the 2021 WTT calendar, including three separate "Hubs" to be staged in the Middle East, China and Europe. According to the calendar, the first Hub will be staged b
  • Badminton 2020 season to be completed in January 2021: BWF
    Kuala Lumpur, September 26 (IANS): The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has announced the Asian leg of the adjusted World Tour 2020 will take place in Bangkok in January next year, which means the 2020 season will now end in 2021. The BWF on Friday said that due
  • Novak Djokovic celebrates with the trophy after winning the final against Argentina's Diego Schwartzman Pool via REUTERS/Riccardo Antimiani
    US Open ball incident won't change way I deal with emotions, says Djokovic
    PARIS, September 26 (Reuters): Novak Djokovic said he will not let the ball incident that caused his U.S. Open disqualification affect the way he manages his emotions on court as he makes his Grand Slam return at Roland Garros. The Serbian, disqualified in New Y
  • Augsburg's Felix Uduokhai (not pictured) celebrates scoring their first goal on September 26. Christof Stache/Pool via REUTERS
    Caligiuri leads Augsburg to stunning 2-0 win over Dortmund
    BERLIN, September 26 (Reuters): Bundesliga title hopefuls Borussia Dortmund suffered a blow in a 2-0 defeat at Augsburg on Saturday, surrendering without a fight as Daniel Caligiuri set up the first goal and scored the second in his 300th league game. Despi
  • Lewis Hamilton celebrates qualifying in pole position. Pool via REUTERS/Bryn Lennon
    Hamilton on pole in Russia with sights on Schumacher record
    (Reuters): Formula One championship leader Lewis Hamilton roared back from qualifying drama at the Russian Grand Prix on Saturday to put his Mercedes on pole position for what could be a record-equalling 91st victory. Red Bull's Max Verstappen seized se
  • Atalanta’s Alejandro Gomez in action REUTERS/Massimo Pinca
    Atalanta kick off new season with 4-2 win at Torino
    TURIN, Italy, September 26 (Reuters): Atalanta, Serie A's leading scorers last season with 98 goals, began their new campaign in the same carefree, entertaining style as they came from behind to win 4-2 at Torino. The hosts, thumped 7-0 in the same fixt
  • Brighton & Hove Albion's Solly March celebrates scoring their second goal with teammates Pool via REUTERS/John Sibley
    Manchester United earn dramatic win at Brighton with late Fernandes penalty
    BRIGHTON, England, September 26 (Reuters): Manchester United beat Brighton & Hove Albion 3-2 away in the Premier League on Saturday after an incredible finale in which Bruno Fernandes struck the winning goal from the penalty spot in the 100th minute of the
  • Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton during the press conference FIA/Handout via REUTERS
    Serena rooting for F1 champion Hamilton as both eye records
    (Reuters): Tennis great Serena Williams expects Lewis Hamilton to overtake Michael Schumacher as Formula One's most successful driver of all time as both she and the Briton chase their own sporting records. Williams has her sights on a record-equalling
  • Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum (0) shoots against the Miami Heat during the second half in game five of the Eastern Conference Finals of the 2020 NBA Playoffs at AdventHealth Arena. (USA TODAY Sports Photo via Reuters)
    Tatum leads Celtics' second-half charge to extend series against Heat
    (Reuters/Field Level Media): The Boston Celtics erased a halftime deficit and cut into their series deficit with a Jayson Tatum-led third-quarter surge Friday night, staying alive in the Eastern Conference Finals with a run-away 121-108 victory over the Miami Heat
  • Barcelona's Luis Suarez celebrates scoring their second goal with Lionel Messi REUTERS/Vincent West/File Photo
    Lionel Messi sad but still motivated after Suarez departure
    BARCELONA, September 26 (Reuters): Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman said he understood why Lionel Messi was upset about the departure of his long-time strike partner and friend Luis Suarez to Atletico Madrid but did not believe it would affect him on the pitch.
  • Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton during practice Bryn Lennon/Pool via REUTERS
    Lewis Hamilton fastest in final Russian GP practice
    (Reuters): Formula One world championship leader Lewis Hamilton showed his pace on Saturday with the fastest lap in final practice for a Russian Grand Prix that could bring him a record-equalling 91st career win. The 35-year-old Briton led a Mercedes one-tw
  • Tennis - ATP Masters 1000 - Italian Open - Foro Italico, Rome, Italy - September 21, 2020 Serbia's Novak Djokovic reacts after winning the final against Argentina's Diego Schwartzman Pool via REUTERS/Riccardo Antimiani
    Djokovic will take out frustration on rivals, says Wilander
    Reuters Novak Djokovic will release any pent up frustration from his undignified U.S. Open exit on his opponents during the French Open and is favourite to claim his second Roland Garros title, says former champion Mats Wilander. The 33-year-old Serb looked o
  • FILE PHOTO: Sep 3, 2020; Flushing Meadows, New York, USA; Andy Murray of Great Britain hits the ball against Felix Auger-Aliassime of Canada on day four of the 2020 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports
    Murray forced to wait for hip checkup after COVID-19 test result delay
    Reuters Andy Murray said a delay in receiving his COVID-19 test result on his return to Britain made him wait to seek treatment for a pelvic issue, but he was fit ahead of the French Open, which begins on Sunday. Murray reached the second round at the U.S. Op


  • 'Vitamin D cuts complications, risk of death in Covid patients'
    New York, September 26 (IANS): A new research adds to the growing body of evidence that patients with sufficient levels of Vitamin D are less likely to experience complications and die from Covid-19. According to the study, published in the journal PLOS ONE, hospitalised Covid-19 patien
  • 9 ways to build resilience and tackle mental health problems
    New Delhi, September 26 (IANSlife): Covid-19 has triggered a global financial crisis and due to strict adoption of lockdown measures, the magnitude of poor mental health is increasing across the world. The 'New Normal' hopes to bring a positive outcome, but the fear of contracting
  • People aged between 30-40 coming with new-found cardio issues
    New Delhi, September 26 (IANS): Respiratory disorders caused by Covid-19 have taken a centre-stage during the pandemic, overshadowing other burgeoning health issues, particularly cardiovascular disorders (CVDs). With the recent uptick in heart diseases over the last few months, people are
  • Does the cure for Coronavirus symptoms lie in natural medicine?
    New Delhi, September 26 (IANSlife): In the last eight months of the Coronavirus pandemic, enough cases have been made for supplementing Covid-19 treatment with natural medicine. Data emerging from multiple locations has recorded a decline in mortality rates in the states and countries who
  • Before vaccine comes, global death toll may hit 2 mn: WHO
    Geneva, September 26 (IANS): The World Health Organization (WHO) warned that the global coronavirus death toll could hit two million before an effective vaccine is widely used. WHO emergencies head Mike Ryan on Friday said the figure could be even higher without concerted international


  • Dirty secret: Half of world lacks clean cooking, at a huge cost
    Failure to provide about 4 billion people with access to clean, safe and affordable ways of cooking is costing $2.4 trillion a year   BARCELONA, September 25 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A global failure to provide about 4 billion people - half the world's population - with
  • World's youth rallies against climate change
    As climate impacts surge, Greta Thunberg's Fridays for Future protesters mount more than 3,100 demonstrations around the world BRUSSELS, September 25 (Reuters) - United under Swedish activist Greta Thunberg, young people rallied worldwide on Friday to demand urgent action to halt ca
  • Modi factor driving Indian Americans towards Trump: Survey
    New Delhi, September 24 (PTI): Indian Americans, particularly in the battleground states, are coming out in support of President Donald Trump in large numbers due to a combination of 12 factors, prominent among which is his friendship with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, according to an inte
  • Girls tackle child marriage on the football pitch in India
    Soccer initiative aims to give child brides new opportunities, and the confidence to stand up for their rights MUMBAI, September 232 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When India began lifting its coronavirus lockdown, Meera, a child bride from northwestern India, was focused on just one th
  • How writing became a tool for self-discovery, empowerment for these women
    New Delhi, September 22 (IANSlife): Being a female author can come with its own set of challenges, especially when one is trying to juggle a career in the demanding field along with a personal life. From burning the midnight oil to pursue writing, to managing multiple roles, budding author