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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.
  • 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
  • Soccer Football - Premier League - Liverpool v Leeds United - Anfield, Liverpool, Britain - September 12, 2020 Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp during the warm up before the match Pool via REUTERS/Phil Noble/Files
    Klopp backs idea of Premier League sides helping struggling EFL teams
    Reuters Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp said Premier League teams should look to help England's lower division clubs that have taken huge financial hits amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The English Football League (EFL) oversees the three tiers below the Premi
  • The newly constituted office bearers of the PDCA.
    PDCA announces new office bearers
    Kohima, September 25 (MExN): The Phek District Cricket Association (PDCA) held a meeting with Nagaland Cricket Association (NCA) on September 23 last and submitted the list of fully integrated and newly constituted office bearers for the tenure 2019-22. The PDCA
  • FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Real Sociedad v FC Barcelona - Anoeta Stadium, San Sebastian, Spain - December 14, 2019   Barcelona's Luis Suarez celebrates scoring their second goal with Lionel Messi    REUTERS/Vincent West/File Photo
    Messi lashes out at Barca over Suarez departure
    BARCELONA, September 25 (Reuters) - Lionel Messi has launched his latest attack on Barcelona's hierarchy by criticising the way the club treated strike partner Luis Suarez, who left for La Liga rivals Atletico Madrid this week. Captain Messi, who threatened
  • I don't go into a game or tournament with huge expectations: KL Rahul
    Dubai, September 25 (IANS): Kings XI Punjab captain KL Rahul, who scored a brilliant century and guided his team to a terrific win over Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), believes the presence of head coach Anil Kumble has been a great motivation for all the player
  • Culture, leadership have defined Heat's success this NBA season: Bowen
    New York, September 25 (IANS): From being the surprise of the ongoing NBA season, Miami Heat have continued their march towards becoming serious contenders in some style. They are now one win away from making to the NBA Finals after beating Boston Celtics 112-109 i
  • Dean Jones was my friend for 35 years, will miss him: Kapil Dev
    New Delhi, September 25 (IANS): No foreign cricketer has visited India as many times as former Australian batting mainstay Dean Jones - more than 100 times - such was his connection with this country, said legendary Kapil Dev, while recalling his "35-year long
  • I am not being sexist or blaming Anushka: Gavaskar
    New Delhi, September 25 (IANS): My comments on Anushka Sharma, Bollywood actor and wife of Royal Challengers Bangalore and India captain Virat Kohli, has been misinterpreted, former India captain and commentator Sunil Gavaskar clarified on Friday. Gavaskar faced
  • Sandhu, Sanju win AIFF player of the year awards
    New Delhi, September 25 (IANS): Goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu and midfielder Sanju were on Friday declared the AIFF men's and women's Footballer of the Year respectively, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) said. Sandhu is the second goalkeeper to w
  • FILE PHOTO: Women look at the giant Olympic rings, which are being temporarily removed for maintenance, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at the waterfront area at Odaiba Marine Park in Tokyo, Japan August 6, 2020. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/File Photo
    Tokyo organisers outline steps for 'simplified' Games
    TOKYO, September (Reuters): Organisers of the Tokyo Olympics on Friday proposed a raft of measures to hold a streamlined Summer Games next year, including a shorter opening period for training venues and scaling back staff for the torch relay. The Games, origina


  • 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
  • Common diabetes drug linked to low risk of major heart issues
    Toronto, September 24 (IANS): Drugs known as sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors are associated with a lower risk of major heart problems in patients with type 2 diabetes than dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitors, say, researchers. According to the study, published in


  • 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