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  • Soccer Football - Champions League - Group E - Stade Rennes v Chelsea - Roazhon Park, Rennes, France - November 24, 2020 Chelsea's Olivier Giroud celebrates scoring their second goal with teammates REUTERS/Stephane Mahe
    Giroud winner puts Chelsea in Champions League knockout stages
    RENNES, France, November 25 (Reuters) - Striker Olivier Giroud scored a dramatic last-minute winner as Chelsea booked their place in the Champions League last 16 with a 2-1 victory over Stade Rennais at Roazhon Park on Tuesday. Sehrou Guirassy looked as though h
  • Soccer Football - Champions League - Group H - Manchester United v Istanbul Basaksehir - Old Trafford, Manchester, Britain - November 24, 2020 Istanbul Basaksehir's Deniz Turuc scores their first goal as Manchester United's David de Gea attempts save REUTERS/Toby Melville
    Fernandes double helps United avenge Istanbul defeat
    MANCHESTER, England, November 25 (Reuters) - A double from Bruno Fernandes helped Manchester United to a 4-1 win over Istanbul Basaksehir at Old Trafford on Tuesday, keeping them top of Champions League Group H. After losing away to the Turkish side in the previ
  • Soccer Football - Champions League - Group G - Juventus v Ferencvaros - Allianz Stadium, Turin, Italy - November 24, 2020 Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring their first goal with Paulo Dybala REUTERS/Massimo Pinca
    Juventus move into last 16 with 2-1 win over Ferencvaros
    TURIN, Italy, Novembe 25 (Reuters) - Juventus progressed to the Champions League last 16 after a Cristiano Ronaldo goal and a late header from substitute Alvaro Morata gave them a comeback 2-1 home win over Hungarians Ferencvaros on Tuesday. With two games remai
  • Soccer Football - Champions League - Group G - Dynamo Kyiv v FC Barcelona - NSC Olympiyskiy, Kyiv, Ukraine - November 24, 2020 Barcelona's Antoine Griezmann celebrates scoring their fourth goal with teammates REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
    Barca benefited from fresh legs in win over Dynamo, says Koeman
    KYIV, November 25 (Reuters) - Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman was pleased to see his side play with a renewed sense of freshness in Tuesday's 4-0 win away to Dynamo Kyiv in the Champions League after heavily rotating his squad. The Dutchman, who is under
  • Soccer Football - Champions League - Group E - Stade Rennes v Chelsea - Roazhon Park, Rennes, France - November 24, 2020 Chelsea's Olivier Giroud celebrates scoring their second goal REUTERS/Stephane Mahe
    Chelsea's Giroud getting better with age, says Lampard
    November 25 (Reuters) - Olivier Giroud is a model professional for the Chelsea squad and the 34-year-old striker seems to be getting better with age, manager Frank Lampard said after the Frenchman scored a late winner against Stade Rennais in the Champions League o
  • Participating teams of the tournament during the opening day on November 24.
    9th Letkhotong Hangsing memorial trophy underway
    Peren, November 24 (MExN): The 9th Letkhotong Hangsing memorial volleyball trophy got underway at Public Ground Ahthibung, on November 24. Sponsored by Recreation Club Ahthibung (RCA), the 9th edition of the volleyball trophy began with 24 teams in participation
  • Dignitaries along with village leaders during the first day of the KBYO golden jubilee sports meet.
    KBYO golden jubilee sports meet begins
    Khulazu Basa, November 24 (MExN): The golden jubilee sports meet of Khulazu Basa Youth Organisation (Games & Sports) commenced today at Khulazu Basa village under Phek district. The four-daylong sport event will culminate on November 27 with the youth partic
  • Football shouldn't be set in stone: Arsene Wenger
    New Delhi, November 24 (IANS): "What does this Frenchman know about football? He wears glasses and looks more like a schoolteacher," Arsenal captain Tony Adams had remarked derisively when Arsene Wenger arrived in 1996, the first foreigner to be appointed
  • Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Atletico Madrid v FC Barcelona - Wanda Metropolitano, Madrid, Spain - November 21, 2020 Barcelona's Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann during the warm up before the match REUTERS/Sergio Perez
    Barcelona's Griezmann denies rift with Messi
    November 24(Reuters) - Barcelona forward Antoine Griezmann has dismissed talk of a rift with team mate Lionel Messi and said he had nothing to do with recent comments about the Argentine forward from his former agent and his uncle. Earlier this month, Griezmann&
  • Cricket - New Zealand v India - Second Test - Hagley Oval, Christchurch, New Zealand - March 2, 2020 New Zealand's Ross Taylor in action REUTERS/Martin Hunter
    New Zealand's Taylor keen to keep playing until 2023 World Cup
    WELLINGTON, November 24 (Reuters) - New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor gave his side a boost on Friday ahead of their Twenty20 series against West Indies after the 36-year-old said he hoped to prolong his career through to the next one-day World Cup in India in 2023.
  • Soccer Football - Premier League - Leeds United v Arsenal - Elland Road, Leeds, Britain - November 22, 2020 Arsenal's Nicolas Pepe is shown a red card by referee Anthony Taylor Pool via REUTERS/Paul Ellis
    Arsenal's Pepe apologises for red card at Leeds
    November 24 (Reuters) - Arsenal winger Nicolas Pepe has apologised after being sent off for headbutting Leeds United defender Ezgjan Alioski in Sunday's goalless draw in the Premier League. Pepe was red carded in the 51st minute after VAR officials spotted t
  • Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike speaks at a news conference on city's response to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Tokyo, Japan, November 19, 2020. REUTERS/Issei Kato
    Olympics: Best-case scenario for Games is venues full of spectators - Tokyo governor
    TOKYO, November 24 (Reuters) - Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike said on Tuesday that the best case scenario for the 2020 Olympics postponed until next year is to have venues full of spectators, as organisers wrestle with how to plan for the Games amid the novel coronavi
  • Premier League - Wolverhampton Wanderers v Southampton - Molineux Stadium, Wolverhampton, Britain - November 23, 2020 Wolverhampton Wanderers' Pedro Neto celebrates scoring their first goal Pool via REUTERS/Andrew Boyers
    Wolves substitute Neto salvages 1-1 draw with Southampton
    November 24 (Reuters) - Wolverhampton Wanderers' Pedro Neto came off the bench to cancel out a Theo Walcott strike for high-flying Southampton as the two sides battled to an entertaining 1-1 draw in their Premier League clash at the Molineux Stadium on Monday.
  • IPL has made players friendly & taken shine out of sledging, says Smith
    Sydney, November 24 (IANS): Australia top-order batsman Steve Smith has played down chances of verbal duels during the upcoming series against India, saying that playing regularly with each other has made sledging look awkward these days. Sledging used to be a c
  • Dhoni's mentor passes away after prolonged illness in Ranchi
    New Delhi, November 24 (IANS): Deval Sahay, mentor of cricket icon Mahendra Singh Dhoni and who is credited with preparing first turf pitches in Ranchi, passed away due to multi-organ failure in the early hours of Tuesday in a hospital in the Jharkhand capital.


  • Global availability of Covid vaccine for public only by mid-2021: Moody's
    New Delhi, November 25 (IANS): While recent news about the high effectiveness of two coronavirus vaccines is a promising sign in the effort to combat the pandemic, a vaccine for Covid-19 will not be widely distributed before mid-2021, Moodys Investors Service said on Tuesday. "
  • Green Mediterranean diet better for heart health: Study
    Jerusalem, November 24 (IANS) A green Mediterranean diet, containing even more plant matter and very little red meat or poultry, maybe even better for cardiovascular and metabolic health than the traditional version -- at least in men, say researchers. The Mediterranean diet, rich in pl
  • People with eye disease, diabetes at 5-fold risk of severe Covid-19: Study
    London, November 24 (IANS): Researchers have revealed that people with diabetes and eye disease have a five-fold increased risk of requiring intubation when hospitalised with Covid-19. The study, published in the journal Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, identified for the first
  • 5 ways to combat body odour while running
    New Delhi, November 23 (IANSlife): Sweating is an inevitable part of running which will result in bad body odour. Whether you are a distance runner or a casual jogger, smelling good is something that can add a boost to your exercise. After all, no one wants to worry about body odour after
  • AstraZeneca says COVID-19 'vaccine for the world' can be 90% effective
    LONDON, November 23 (Reuters) - AstraZeneca said on Monday its COVID-19 vaccine could be around 90% effective, giving the world's fight against the global pandemic a new weapon, cheaper to make, easier to distribute and faster to scale-up than rivals. The British drugmaker said


  • Global warming likely to raise disease risk for animals
    New York, November 24 (IANS): Changes in climate can increase infectious disease risk in animals, with the possibility that these diseases could spread to humans, warn researchers. The study, published in the journal Science, supports a phenomenon known as "thermal mismatch hypothe
  • Carbon pricing rises as world's weapon of choice in climate fight
    LONDON/BRUSSELS, November 24 (Reuters) - Can you put a price on pollution? Some of the world's biggest economies are doing just that as they wrestle with how to make good on grand pledges to tame planet-warming emissions. Matters are coming to a head. China, Japan and South Korea
  • Only a generic, not-for-profit COVID-19 vaccine can protect the world's poorest
    By Shaz Memon | Wells on Wheels Monday, 23 November 2020 * Any views expressed in this opinion piece are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation. Rich nations will snap up the initial COVID-19 vaccines. We should look to India’s generic vaccine as a model to
  • India's expectations from Biden Presidency
    BY D.C. PATHAK IANS | November 23 Prime Minister Narendra Modi has personally congratulated President-elect Joe Biden on his success and used the occasion to emphasise on the importance of strategic partnership between the two countries. There is little doubt that the change of regime
  • G20 says it will strive for fair global access to COVID-19 vaccine
    G20 leaders say they are concerned that the pandemic might further deepen global divisions between the rich and the poor * Emphasis on COVID-19 relief for poor as well as rich * Commitment to keep supporting economic growth * IMF calls for G20 debt relief measures to be expanded


  • Nitish fan 'sacrifices' finger every time he becomes CM
    Patna, November 25 (IANS) A die-hard political supporter of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar sacrificed his fourth finger after the formation of NDA government in Bihar. Anil Sharma alias Ali Baba (45), a resident of Vaina village under Ghosi police station in Bihar's Jehanabad district
  • South Korean hiker turns trash into art with 'don't drop litter' message
    GANGHWA, South Korea, November 24 (Reuters) - When hiker Kim Kang-eun found the slopes of Mount Jiri, South Korea's largest national park, littered with rubbish during a two-day trip in 2018, she decided it was time to send out a message about taking better care of nature. She found
  • French healthcare worker: I try not to bring COVID home
    CAMBRAI, France, November 24 (Reuters) - At work, Caroline Tesse, an anaesthesiologist in northern France, is helping her patients make it through the COVID-19 epidemic. In the meantime, her own life is on hold. Tesse, 34, cannot book a Christmas break this year because it's unclear
  • Australian girl proves a valuable fish friend in shark rescue
    SYDNEY, November 24 (Reuters) - While the words shark and Australia typically conjure up images of attacks on swimmers and surfers, 11-year-old Billie Rea didn't think twice in rescuing a shark trapped by the low tide in a rock pool and carrying it to deeper water. "I've go
  • British social worker braves dengue, Covid, Cobra-bite in Rajasthan
    Jaipur, November 23 (IANS): A Briton social worker who has been coming to India to help local artisans through his charity organisation combated dengue, malaria and corona but came out of all the challenges unscathed. On the evening of November 7, Jones, 70, was bitten by a Cobra at a v