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  • Cycling - Tour de France - Stage 21 - Mantes-la-Jolie to Paris Champs-Elysees - France - September 20, 2020. UAE Team Emirates rider Tadej Pogacar of Slovenia, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, in action in the peloton. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe
    Stunning Pogacar claims maiden Tour title in anti-climatic finale
    PARIS, September 22 (Reuters): Tadej Pogacar became the first Slovenian to win the Tour de France after he retained the yellow jersey in the 21st stage on Sunday, a day after he pulled off a major coup to take the overall lead. While Sam Bennett won the fin
  • Kohima Football League-4 postponed
    Kohima, September 21 (MExN): Kohima Town Club (KTC) today informed that the Kohima Football League-4 for the year 2020 has been postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The league will be held sometime next year as and when the situation improves, according to KT
  • Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates winning the final against Argentina's Diego Schwartzman Pool via REUTERS/Clive Brunskill
    Djokovic wins fifth Italian Open to make Masters history
    ROME, September 21 (Reuters): World number one Novak Djokovic overcame a sluggish start to lift his fifth Italian Open title on Monday, defeating Argentine Diego Schwartzman 7-5 6-3 for a record 36th ATP Masters crown. Playing his maiden ATP 1000 final, eig
  • Devdutt Padikkal of Royal Challengers Bangalore brings up his fifty during match 3 of season 13 of the Dream 11 Indian Premier League (IPL) between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Royal Challengers Bangalore held at the Dubai International Cricket. Image Source: IANS News
    Padikkal, Chahal star in RCB's win over SRH
    Dubai, September 21 (IANS): A brilliant half-century from debutant Devdutt Padikkal followed by some class spin bowling from Yujvendra Chahal helped Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) beat the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) by 10 runs in their opening game of the 13th ed
  • Los Angeles Lakers forward Anthony Davis (3) makes the game winning basket against Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic (15) during the fourth quarter in game two of the Western Conference Finals of the 2020 NBA Playoffs at AdventHealth Arena. (Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports via Reuters)
    NBA: Davis' buzzer-beating 3 lifts Lakers over Nuggets
    (Reuters): Anthony Davis’ 3-pointer at the buzzer lifted the Los Angeles Lakers to a 105-103 victory over the Denver Nuggets in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals. “Special moment for a special player. Happy to be a part of it,” LeBro
  • Romania's Simona Halep as she celebrates winning the final with the trophy after Czech Republic's Karolina Pliskova retired from the match after sustaining an injury Riccardo Antimiani/Pool via REUTERS
    Halep claims Rome title after Pliskova retires with injury
    ROME, September 21 (Reuters): Top seed Simona Halep gave her French Open preparations a boost when she claimed the Italian Open in Rome on Monday after second seed Karolina Pliskova retired from the final with injury when she was down 6-0 2-1. Victory gave
  • Barcelona's Luis Suarez in action, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Manu Fernandez/Pool via REUTERS
    Suarez cuts Barca contract, agrees Atletico terms
    BARCELONA, September 21 (Reuters): Barcelona striker Luis Suarez has agreed a deal with the club to end his contract and settled on personal terms with Atletico Madrid, according to reports in Spain on Monday. The Catalans' third top scorer of all
  • Manchester City's Ilkay Gundogan. (Reuters File Photo)
    Man City's Gundogan tests positive for COVID-19
    (Reuters): Manchester City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan has tested positive for COVID-19, the Premier League club said on Monday, making him the third player in the squad to return a positive test in recent weeks. City winger Riyad Mahrez and defender Aymeric
  • Roland Gorros logo. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier Picture Supplied by Action Images
    Tennis: Five players out of French Open qualifying due to COVID-19
    (Reuters): Five players have been withdrawn from the French Open qualifying tournament after two players and a coach tested positive for COVID-19, organisers have said. The qualifiers will begin later on Monday, with the main draw set to commence on Sept. 2
  • Bryson DeChambeau poses and celebrates with the trophy after winning the U.S. Open golf tournament at Winged Foot Golf Club - West. Mandatory Credit: Danielle Parhizkaran-USA TODAY Sports
    Golf: DeChambeau's 'mad scientist' muscle validated in U.S. Open win
    MAMARONECK, N.Y., September 21 (Reuters): Bryson DeChambeau's unorthodox style got major validation on Sunday, as the power-driving "mad scientist" of the PGA Tour claimed the U.S. Open by a definitive six-stroke margin and silenced his sceptics.
  • Real Madrid's Vinicius Junior in action with Real Sociedad's Andoni Gorosabel. REUTERS/Vincent West
    Rusty Real Madrid draw La Liga opener with Sociedad
    SAN SEBASTIAN, Spain, September 21 (Reuters): Real Madrid had an underwhelming return to La Liga as they could only draw 0-0 away to Real Sociedad on Sunday in the first game of their title defence. The champions looked rusty and particularly toothless up f
  • Serbia's Novak Djokovic in action during his semi final match against Norway's Casper Ruud Pool via REUTERS/Clive Brunskill
    Djokovic to face Schwartzman in Italian Open final
    ROME, September 21 (Reuters): Novak Djokovic was made to work hard by Casper Ruud in blustery conditions before the world number one got past the unseeded Norwegian 7-5 6-3 on Sunday to reach the Italian Open final. The Serbian had to save two set points in
  • Marcus Stoinis of Delhi Capitals is the Dream 11 Gamechanger of the match during match 2 of season 13 of Dream 11 Indian Premier League (IPL) between Delhi Capitals and Kings XI Punjab held at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai. Image Source: IANS News
    IPL: It's a weird game, says Stoinis after stellar showing
    Dubai, September 21 (IANS): Marcus Stoinis did it with the bat and the ball for Delhi Capitals in their dramatic win over Kings XI Punjab in the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Sunday. Stoinis smashed 53 off 21 balls to drag DC to 157/8 and when KXIP needed one to w
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    The Esports Club launches pro league for Counter-Strike
    Bengaluru, September 21 (IANS): The Esports Club, a Bengaluru-based esports tournament platform, has announced its latest esports event, the Dell Gaming TEC Pro League for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. The Dell Gaming TEC Pro League powered by WD Black is op
  • Players of ‘Neighbourhood Boys’ with Vanguard FC officials.
    Neighbourhood Boys win Futsal tourney 2020
    Kohima, September 20 (MExN): Neighbourhood Boys from Tseminyu village defeated Sporting FC 'A' from Tesophenyu village by a solitary goal in the final of Futsal Tourney 2020 at Tseminyu village on Saturday. Nyithong Magh of Sporting FC team bagged indivi


  • Study suggests dengue may provide some immunity against COVID-19
    RIO DE JANEIRO, September 22 (Reuters) - A new study that analyzed the coronavirus outbreak in Brazil has found a link between the spread of the virus and past outbreaks of dengue fever that suggests exposure to the mosquito-transmitted illness may provide some level of immunity against CO
  • Breast cancer drug shows promise to change prostate cancer treatment
    London, September 21 (IANS): A drug used to treat breast and ovarian cancer can extend the lives of some men with prostate cancer, showed results of a major trial which could change clinical practice. Final results from the trial showed that olaparib -- a pioneering type of drug called
  • Over 60K sign up for Russian Covid vax, 700 injected
    Moscow, September 21 (IANS): More than 60,000 people have applied to volunteer for the coronavirus vaccine trials in Moscow and over 700 people have been injected with the coronavirus vaccine, the media reported. Sputnik V, an adenovirus vector-based vaccine, was developed by the Gamale
  • Certain cancer treatments up death risk from Covid-19: Study
    New York, September 20 (IANS): A team of US researchers has found that certain treatments for cancer may increase the chance of death if they contract Covid-19. The study by the researchers at the University of Cincinnati, presented at the European Society for Medical Oncology Virtual C
  • 8 risk factors that can lead to heart failure
    New Delhi, September 20 (IANSlife): Heart failure is one of the most under-diagnosed heart diseases in our country, contributing to a high number of death rates. The National Heart Failure Registry recently revealed its one-year data, which shows that close to 17 percent of patients die wi


  • 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
  • Fierce, frequent, climate-fueled wildfires may decimate forests worldwide
    LONDON, September 22 (Reuters) - Wildfires among ponderosa pines and Douglas firs of the U.S. West have long been part of nature's cycle of renewal, as much as the changing of the seasons. But as climate change makes the region more arid, wildfires have grown more frequent and feroc
  • Post-370, public sector recruitment in J&K sparks outrage among youth
    New Delhi/Srinagar, September 21 (IANS): A year after the central government's assurances that the nullification of Article 370 would lead to transparency and accountability, Jammu & Kashmir's public sector recruitment remains a major source of disillusionment. "We were
  • Silences of the abandoned
    New Delhi, September 20 (IANS): She captures frames of the greatest migration since Partition, but what strikes is not the movement, but in fact an uncomfortable stillness -- not just of the people but the entire city. A post-war capital -- abandoned, but still standing tall, unable to com
  • Chinese imperialism poses incurable threat to the world
    BY BINAY KUMAR SINGH IANS | September 18 Two viruses have taken over the world. One, a minuscule creature called Covid-19, has killed more than 8,00,000 people around the globe, but is slowing down and will most likely be eliminated in the coming months. Vaccines have already been deve


  • Raveena Tandon on B'wood drug probe: High time for clean up
    Mumbai, September 22 (IANS): As the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) intensifies its probe into the alleged Bollywood-drug nexus post Sushant Singh Rajput's demise, actress Raveena Tandon seems impressed with the move. On Tuesday, Raveena took to Twitter and demanded punishment for th
  • Meghan did not cooperate with biography, lawyers tell court
    LONDON, September 22 (Reuters) - Lawyers for Meghan, the wife of Britain's Prince Harry, said on Monday a claim by a tabloid paper she is suing for invasion of privacy that the royal couple cooperated with a recent book about them was "manifestly false". Meghan, officially
  • 'New Education Policy will bring rise in demand for tailored courses'
    New Delhi, September 21 (IANSlife): The New Education Policy (NEP) has infused a new wave of optimism with the vision of strengthening the education system, branching out into varied dimensions of skill-based learning to empower the Indian youth with the new age dynamism. The policy has ar
  • Manoj Bajpayee: Don't ask actors about things not related to them
    New Delhi, September 20 (IANS): Bollywood celebrities are asked for their opinions on just about everything these days, National Award-winning actor Manoj Bajpayee notes. How is it possible to give a satisfactory answer on something he is not related to or well-versed about, he wonders.
  • Stopped speaking on phone due to spam calls: Samantha Akkineni
    New Delhi, September 19 (IANSlife): For a celebrity, it's not uncommon to receive fan calls and messages, which can be quick to spam. Indian actress Samantha Akkineni says that over the years, she has stopped speaking over phone due to unwanted calls, and even her friends and fami