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    Hamilton takes Spanish GP, secures 98th career win
    Barcelona, May 9 (IANS): Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes secured victory at the Spanish Grand Prix on Sunday after an intense pitstop strategy battle with Red Bull's Max Verstappen. This was Hamilton's third win this season and 98th of his career, and he also
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    Senior AIFF official Lavinio Rebello passes away
    Goa, May 9 (IANS): The senior vice president of the Goa Football Association (GFA), Lavinio Rebello, passed away in Goa on Sunday. Rebello was also the deputy chairperson of the All India Football Federation's (AIFF) Futsal and Beach Soccer Committee. AIFF g
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    AFC Cup matches postponed after Bengaluru breach Covid protocols
    New Delhi, May 9 (IANS): The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) on Sunday announced to postpone the AFC Cup Group D matches in Maldives after three Bengaluru FC players allegedly breached Covid-19 protocols. Bengaluru FC were scheduled to face local club Eagles
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    Maldives Minister accuses Bengaluru FC of breaching Covid rules
    New Delhi, May 9 (IANS): Bengaluru FC and ATK Mohun Bagan's AFC Cup matches are in doubt after Maldives' Sports Minister Ahmed Mahloof alleged a breach of the country's Covid-19 protocols by the former. Mahloof did not describe the nature of the brea
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    Sabalenka beats world No.1 Barty to win Madrid Open
    Madrid, May 9 (IANS): Aryna Sabalenka turned the tables on world No.1 Ashleigh Barty to win the Madrid Open title. Sabalenka, one of the biggest hitters on tour, powered her way through the final in three games for a 6-0 3-6 6-4 triumph and a 10th career title o
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    Berrettini beats Ruud to set up Madrid Open final against Zverev
    Madrid, May 9 (IANS): Matteo Berrettini will take on Alexander Zverev in the Madrid Open final on Sunday after overcoming Casper Ruud 6-4, 6-4 in the last four. Eighth seed Berrettini, 25, has enjoyed a superb debut tournament in the Spanish capital, dropping ju
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    India's Greco-Roman wrestlers fail to win Olympic quota place
    Sofia, May 8 (IANS): India's chances of earning an Olympic quota place in men's Greco-Roman wrestling at the ongoing World Olympic qualifiers evaporated on Saturday as two heavyweights, Gurpreet Singh and Sunil Kumar, crashed out early in the tournament.
  • Neymar signs new PSG deal as he commits until 2025
    Paris, May 8 (IANS): Neymar has committed his future to Paris Saint-Germain by extending his contract until 2025. The Brazil forward joined the Ligue 1 champions from Barcelona on a five-year deal at a world-record cost of 222 million euros in August 2017. Ne
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    Osaka, Billie Jean King get Laureus World Sports Awards
    Monaco, May 8 (IANS): World No. 2 tennis player Naomi Osaka has been named 'Sportswoman of the Year' at the Laureus World Sports Awards for her achievements on and off the court, while tennis legend Billie Jean King was awarded the 'Lifetime Achievement
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    India's 1980 Olympic hockey gold winner MK Kaushik no more
    New Delhi, May 8 (IANS): India lost two of their 1980 Moscow Olympic Games hockey gold medal-winning heroes on Saturday -- Maharaj Krishan Kaushik and Ravindra Pal Singh. Both were affected by Covid-19. Singh, 62, died early in the morning in Lucknow and in the
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    1980 Olympic hockey gold medallist Ravindra Pal passes away
    Lucknow, May 8 (IANS): Former hockey centre-half Ravindra Pal Singh, a member of India's gold medal-winning team of the 1980 Moscow Olympic Games, passed away early on Saturday morning here. He was 62. Singh, a bachelor who lived with his elder sister in a j
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    Wilson's brace helps Newcastle shock Leicester City
    Leicester, May 8 (IANS): Striker Callum Wilson scored twice to help Newcastle United stay above the relegation zone with a stunning 4-2 win over Leicester City. Jonny Evans was injured in the warm-up for the home team with Marc Albrighton replaced him. Newcastle
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    Play IPL in England in September as top players will be there: KP
    London, May 8 (IANS): The availability of players from world's top two T20 Internationals teams -- England and India -- should prompt the Indian cricket board (BCCI) to host the remainder of the Indian Premier League (IPL) matches in England in September, said
  • Seema one win away from winning Olympic quota place
    Sofia, May 7 (IANS) India's Seema is one win away from winning the Tokyo Olympic quota place in the women's 50 kg freestyle event as she entered the semi-final stage of World Olympic qualifiers here on Friday. The finalists in each of the weight categories
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    Hussey, Balaji air-lifted to Chennai, put in isolation
    New Delhi, May 7 (IANS): Mike Hussey and Lakshmipathy Balaji, the Covid-19 affected members of Chennai Super Kings' coaching staff, have been flown to Chennai from Delhi in an air ambulance by their franchise and kept in isolation at a hotel in the city. An


  • Covid-19 could cause long-lasting damage to heart: Doctors
    New Delhi, May 9 (IANSlife) A large number of recovered patients from Covid-19 have encountered heart problems and even patients with existing heart problems have felt its affects. The virus can lead to heart injury, heart failure, stroke, and damage to your heart, say doctors. "Pe
  • Covid-19 infection is transmitted via air, says US CDC
    Washington, May 9 (IANS) Exposure to respiratory fluids -- very fine respiratory droplets and aerosol particles -- present in air and which carry viruses are the main reason for contracting Covid-19 infection, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said. People release
  • Immediate global ivermectin use can end pandemic: Scientists
    Washington, May 8 (IANS) A peer-reviewed research has claimed that global ivermectin use can end Covid-19 pandemic, as the medicine significantly reduces the risk of contracting the deadly respiratory disease when used regularly. The common antiparasitic ivermectin is being touted as a
  • DCGI approves DRDO's anti-COVID drug for emergency use
    New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The Drugs Controller General of India has approved an anti-COVID-19 drug developed by the Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences (INMAS) for emergency use, the Defence Ministry has said. An anti-Covid-19 therapeutic application of the drug 2-deoxy-D-gl
  • Mild Covid very unlikely to cause lasting heart damage: Study
    London, May 8 (IANS) Mild Covid-19 infection is very unlikely to cause lasting damage to the structure or function of the heart, a new study suggests. The researchers, including Thomas Treibel from the University College London (UCL), said that the findings should reassure the public, a


  • The mega gifting guide for Mother's Day
    By N. Lothungbeni Humtsoe New Delhi, May 9 (IANSlife) Today you get to express your love to your mum and make her feel special. Celebrate your mother and other important women in your life with a gift. While flowers and cards are common presents, this time around you might be searching
  • Last wild macaw in Rio is lonely and looking for love
    Rio De Janeiro, May 9 (AP) Some have claimed she''s indulging a forbidden romance. More likely, loneliness compels her to seek company at Rio de Janeiro''s zoo. Either way, a blue-and-yellow macaw that zookeepers named Juliet is believed to be the only wild bird of its k
  • Covid crisis can impact child nutrition in India: UNICEF
    New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) With half the children under five in India being malnourished, the present Covid-19 crisis could further impact child nutrition and service delivery across the country that is in the grip of a ferocious second wave, said the UN Children's Fund UNICEF. "W
  • 'Books from India are my gift to the world'
    New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) In 1998, Ray McLennan, who till then had been importing into the UK "all sorts of things" from India like musical instruments, saris, tilak, Tulsi malas and agarbatti, purchased Motilal Books, a small Oxford-based distributor focusing on academic bookshops
  • Covid Diary: Hope floats from individuals when systems stress
    New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) "There is no point writing my name. I am just doing what I can," says the 68-year-old, who makes it a point to bring food packets and soup for the 50 patients and volunteers at the Mini Covid Care Centre in Bal Bhavan in Chandigarh. Everyday. She says this