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  • A general view of Wigan Athletic's DW Stadium as the club enters into administration following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Wigan, Britain, July 1, 2020. REUTERS/Jason Cairnduff
    Twelve parties interested in buying Wigan, says administrator
    (Reuters): Twelve different parties have shown interest in buying Wigan Athletic and they must now prove they have necessary funds to progress in negotiations, said Gerald Krasner, a joint administrator of the Championship club.   Wigan entered admi
  • Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton during press conference REUTERS/Loren Elliott/File Photo
    Hamilton says 'silence' criticism was not aimed at F1 rivals
    (Reuters): Six times world champion Lewis Hamilton says he was not targeting Formula One rivals when he condemned the sport's silence on racial injustice and the lack of diversity.   Hamilton, who starts his bid for a record equalling seventh ti
  • West Ham United's Andriy Yarmolenko scores their third goal with teammates, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Michael Regan/Pool via REUTERS
    Yarmolenko earns West Ham vital win over Chelsea
    LONDON, July 2 (Reuters): Substitute Andriy Yarmolenko marked a rare West Ham United appearance with a dramatic late goal to earn his side a priceless 3-2 Premier League win over Chelsea on Wednesday.   The Ukrainian, who made his first appearance f
  • A box of freshly polished Dukes balls that will be used for the third Ashes test at the British Cricket Balls Ltd in Walthamstow, London, Britain July 31, 2019. REUTERS/Martyn Herman
    Australia drops Dukes ball from Sheffield Shield
    MELBOURNE, July 2 (Reuters): Cricket Australia said on Thursday it has dropped the British-made Dukes ball from its 2020/21 Sheffield Shield season and will use only the Kookaburra to encourage more spin bowling on home pitches.   Dukes were introdu
  • Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe speaks to the media after the match, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Michael Steele/Pool via REUTERS
    Bournemouth's Howe not looking for assurances
    (Reuters): Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe says he does not need any assurances about his future despite the deepening threat of relegation after Wednesday's 4-1 defeat by Newcastle United.   Bournemouth slipped to 19th in the 20-team Premier Lea
  • Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Kirsty Wigglesworth/Pool via REUTERS
    Spurs have too much time between games, says Mourinho
    (Reuters): Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho says he is unhappy with the long break between matches his team have had since the Premier League resumed following the COVID-19 shutdown.   Spurs play Sheffield United later on Thursday, nine days
  • Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola with his players during the drinks brake, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Owen Humphreys/Pool via REUTERS
    Manchester City must rebuild for title challenge: Guardiola
    (Reuters): Manchester City must rebuild if they are to challenge Liverpool for the Premier League title next season, manager Pep Guardiola has said.   City's reign as champions ended after last week's defeat by Chelsea left Liverpool with an
  • Five from Nagaland clear Level-1 cricket coach course
    Dimapur, July 1 (MExN): Five cricket coaches from Nagaland have passed the Level-1 Cricket Coach Course conducted by the Bangalore based National Cricket Academy under the aegis of The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). Kechesin Keppen  from Ko
  • Juventus' Miralem Pjanic, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) REUTERS/Massimo Pinca/Files
    Sarri confident Pjanic will not be distracted by Barca move
    (Reuters): Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri is confident that midfielder Miralem Pjanic will not be distracted by his move to Barcelona at the end of the season and believes the Bosnian will leave the Turin club on a high.   Pjanic has suffered a dip i
  • Arjun Atwal of India tees off on the second hole during the second round of The Barclays golf tournament in Edison, New Jersey August 26, 2011. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi/Files
    Golf: With weight off his shoulders, Atwal looks to regain form
    (Reuters): India's Arjun Atwal has turned up lighter, stronger and pain-free for this week's Rocket Mortgage Classic as he seeks to follow Phil Mickelson's example for longevity on the PGA Tour.   Since becoming the PGA Tour's first
  • Ravindra Jadeja named India's 21st century MVP by Wisden
    New Delhi, July 1 (IANS): All-rounder Ravindra Jadeja has been named the Most Valuable Player for India in the 21st century by Wisden. The 31-year-old's MVP rating, which was calculated using the cricket data analysis tool CricViz, was 97.3. Additionally,
  • Italian Para champ Zanardi 'serious but stable'
    Rome, July 1 (IANS): Former Italian Formula One driver and Paralympic champion Alex Zanardi's condition is serious but stable two days after a second operation on the head injuries he suffered after he collided onto a truck while on his handcycle in Pienza
  • Juventus' Miralem Pjanic, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) REUTERS/Massimo Pinca/File Photo
    Sarri confident Pjanic will not be distracted by Barca move
    (Reuters): Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri is confident that midfielder Miralem Pjanic will not be distracted by his move to Barcelona at the end of the season and believes the Bosnian will leave the Turin club on a high.   Pjanic has suffered a dip i
  • Arjun Atwal of India tees off on the second hole during the second round of The Barclays golf tournament in Edison, New Jersey August 26, 2011. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi/Files
    Golf: With weight off his shoulders, Atwal looks to regain form
    (Reuters): India's Arjun Atwal has turned up lighter, stronger and pain-free for this week's Rocket Mortgage Classic as he seeks to follow Phil Mickelson's example for longevity on the PGA Tour.   Since becoming the PGA Tour's first
  • FILE PHOTO: Bollywood actors and co-owners of football clubs, Abhishek Bachhan (R) and Ranbir Kapoor (2nd R), and Nita Ambani, businesswoman and promoter of the Indian Super League, react as retired cricketer and co-owner of the Kerala Blasters Sachin Tendulkar (L) speaks during the emblem-unveiling ceremony of Indian Super League in Mumbai August 28, 2014. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui/File Photo
    The billionaire, Bollywood and the future of Indian soccer
    MUMBAI, July 1 (Reuters): A storm could be brewing in India's top-flight soccer, a glamorous and acrimonious world that encompasses Asia's richest man, the cream of Bollywood and a self-styled former gangster.   Mukesh Ambani, the billi

HEALTH

  • WHO: Covid-19 hitting livelihoods, causing anxiety, stress
    New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) A senior official of the World Health Organization (WHO) has said that the global Covid-19 pandemic has hit the lives and livelihoods of the people, besides causing fear and depression in them.   "Besides hitting lives and livelihoods, the pandemic
  • Managing allergies during Covid-19
    New Delhi, July 2 (IANSlife) In this unprecedented ?global crisis, health should be a top priority. With the onset of the monsoons and the rise in indoor pollution, allergies are on the rise? - along with Covid-19 itself - and have a direct impact on body's respiratory system.  
  • BioNTech and Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine shows potential in human trial
    FRANKFURT, July 2 (Reuters) - A COVID-19 vaccine developed by German biotech firm BioNTech and U.S. pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has shown potential and was found to be well tolerated in early-stage human trials, the companies said on Wednesday.   The drug is one of 17 being test
  • Diabetes is dynamite for person with Covid: Ex-WHO advisor
    BY SUMIT SAXENA New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Between 30-40 per cent of deaths from studies in intensive care units from different countries are people with diabetes, said Paul Zimmet, Professor of Diabetes, Monash University, Australia.   Zimmet, who is President Internationa
  • Bharat Biotech Covid vaccine candidate's human trials from July
    Hyderabad, June 29 (IANS) Leading vaccine maker Bharat Biotech on Monday announced that it has successfully developed Covaxin, India's first vaccine candidate for Covid-19, in collaboration with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and National Institute of Virology (NIV) and

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LIFE AND STYLE

  • Sameksha, Shael's new song a tribute to doctors fighting COVID-19
    Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Singer Shael Oswal has launched his latest single titled "Tere naal" along with actress Sameksha. The song is being pitched as a tribute to the "corona warriors".   The "Soniye heeriye" singer had launched the audio and teaser
  • People who stayed home before lockdown helped slow COVID-19 spread
    New York, July 2 (IANS) A new study has found that people who stayed home even before lockdown and sheltering-ati-home orders were implemented may have helped slow the spread of the novel coronavirus back in March and April.   Individual decisions to reduce movement likely helpe
  • The downside of e-learning
    New Delhi, June 30 (IANSlife) Although online learning has gained momentum during the lockdown, the shift to the online medium has raised many concerns among the parents.   Around half, 48 per cent of parents are worried about their child developing some health issues related to
  • I didn't choose poetry, it chose me: Sudeep Sen
    BY SUKANT DEEPAK  New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) During the early days of the Covid-19 lockdown, when things were changing at a break-neck speed, laying bare many aspects of the society - the play of politics, how people thought and reacted, the changing culture of 'working from h
  • Covid positive Bollywood model-actor Ishika shares her 'suicidal trend'
    Guwahati, June 29 (IANS) In an upsetting report, Bollywood actress and model Ishika Borah, who had tested positive for Covid-19 on June 24 and is undergoing treatment at a government hospital in central Assam's Nagaon, has claimed that she is not getting any medical services and has ex