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  • (L-R) Pulonito Hesso, Pezavilie Kuotsu and Kunvuto Awomi who placed 1st, 2nd and 3rd at the   U-16 category of the 6th Nagaland online chess tournament.
    6th Nagaland online chess tourney
    Mughato Awomi wins open category, Pulonito Hesso wins U-16 tourney   DIMAPUR, MAY 25 (MExN): Mughaho Awomi won the 6th Nagaland Online Open Chess Tournament which was held on May 24. Salhuto Nyekha came in second while Khoveto Vero placed third. In the under
  • Czech Republic's Petra Kvitova during the press conference on May 25, 2020 ofCOVID-19. (Reuters Photo)
    Petra Kvitova ready for return headlining all-Czech tournament
    PRAGUE, May 25 (Reuters): Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova is happy to finally play tennis again for fans around the world - even if they can only watch on television.   The world number 12 will headline an all-Czech tournament in Prague starting Tuesda
  • LaLiga clubs resume training up to 14 players in a group
    Madrid, May 25 (IANS): Heavyweights Real Madrid and Barcelona were among LaLiga teams to resume training in groups of 14 players at a time on Monday as the sport looks to get back on its feet in the country. All football in the country has been suspended since March
  • Tottenham Hotspur's Rachel Furness reacts. (Reuters File Photo)
    English FA ends Women's Super League season
    (Reuters): England's Football Association (FA) has ended the Women's Super League (WSL) season, which was interrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, in response to "overwhelming feedback" from clubs, it said on Monday.   The FA said no decision had yet been m
  • NASCAR Cup Series driver Brad Keselowski (2) celebrates winning the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 24. Credit: Gerry Broome/Pool Photo via USA TODAY Network
    Keselowski wins NASCAR's longest race
    (Reuters): Brad Keselowski won the Coca Cola 600 in a shootout on Sunday as NASCAR did its best to fill the sporting void created by the novel coronavirus shutdown with its longest ever race.   The 600-miler on the U.S. Memorial Day weekend was already the longe
  • Borussia Dortmund coach Lucien Favre, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) REUTERS
    Dortmund's Hummels, Witsel set for return in Bayern game - coach
    BERLIN, May 25 (Reuters): Borussia Dortmund's Mats Hummels and Axel Witsel look set to be fit in time for Tuesday's Bundesliga big game against leaders Bayern Munich, with the Ruhr valley club attempting to cut the gap and stay in the running for the title.
  • Georgia's Nikoloz Basilashvili in action during his Group B singles match against Japan's Yoshihito Nishioka REUTERS/Ciro De Luca
    Georgian tennis player Basilashvili charged with domestic violence
    TBILISI, May 25 (Reuters): Georgian tennis player Nikoloz Basilashvili has been charged with assaulting his former wife, his lawyer Irma Chkadua said.   Basilashvili, ranked 27th in the world, has denied allegations that he attacked Neka Dorokashvili in front of
  • Britain Cricket - India Nets - The Oval - June 7, 2017 India coach Anil Kumble during nets Action Images via Reuters / Peter Cziborra Livepic/File photo
    Saliva ban would be temporary, says ICC's Kumble
    MUMBAI, May 25 (Reuters): A recommendation banning the use of saliva to shine a cricket ball when the sport resumes after the novel coronavirus shutdown is only a temporary measure, Anil Kumble, the chairman of the International Cricket Council's Cricket Committee
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    Silvestre opens up on Ferguson hitting Beckham with boot in 2003
    London, May 25 (IANS): Former Manchester United defender Mikael Silvestre opened up regarding the infamous incident that saw former manager Alex Ferguson inadvertently hitting then-winger David Beckham with a boot inside the Red Devils' dressing room.   The m
  • ICC Elections: Huge blow for Manohar as Ethics Officer clears Graves
    New Delhi, May 25 (IANS): The election fever has truly gripped the International Cricket Council (ICC). And in what can be seen as a clear win for Colin Graves -- favourite to take over as next ICC chief -- Chairman Shashank Manohars concern that there was monetary exch
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    Chhetri named brand ambassador of Twelfth Man fantasy football
    New Delhi, May 25 (IANS): India football captain Sunil Chhetri was on Monday named as the official brand ambassador of fantasy football platform 'Twelfth Man'.   According to the makers, Twelfth Man is a premier ‘football only' fantasy gaming platfo
  • Legendary hockey player Balbir Singh Senior passes away
    Chandigarh, May 25 (IANS) Legendary former hockey player Balbir Singh Senior died in a private hospital near here on Monday, his family said.   He was 96 years old. His condition was critical for nearly a fortnight.   He was undergoing treatment at Fortis
  • Schalke 04's Michael Gregoritsch in action with FC Augsburg's Tin Jedvaj and Andreas Luthe, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of COVID-19. (Reuters Photo)
    Schalke crisis deepens with shock home loss to Augsburg
    BERLIN,May 24 (Reuters): Schalke 04 slumped to a shock 3-0 home loss to relegation-threatened Augsburg on Sunday, their fourth defeat in five games dropping them to eighth place in the Bundesliga.   Augsburg's Eduard Loewen curled in a sensational free kick
  • SAI releases allowance to Khelo India athletes
    New Delhi, May 24 (IANS): Sports Authority of India (SAI) released Rs 8.25 crore as 'Out of Pocket Allowance' (OPA) for 2,749 Khelo India Athletes for the first quarter of 2020-21, it was announced on Sunday.   "The money has been transferred to the bank
  • COVID-19: Bournemouth confirm one positive case
    London, May 24 (IANS): Premier League side Bournemouth has confirmed that an unnamed player is one of the two new coronavirus positive cases discovered by the latest round of tests.   "AFC Bournemouth can confirm that one of its players has tested positive for CO


  • Young adults more likely to die from epilepsy: Study
    London, May 25 (IANS) A new study has claimed that young adults aged between 16 and 24 may have a six-fold increased risk of epilepsy-related death, a disorder in which nerve cell activity in the brain is disturbed, causing seizures.   The study, presented at the European Academy of
  • Dealing with chronic ailments during COVID-19
    New Delhi, May 24 (IANSlife) The body's immune system plays a vital role in safe-guarding us from most infections, but as we age, our immune system also ages and gradually loses its ability to fight against infections. Among older people, high blood pressure, diabetes, heart and liver
  • Project leader: Oxford's COVID-19 vaccine trial has 50% chance of success - Telegraph
    May 24 (Reuters) - The University of Oxford's COVID-19 vaccine trial has only a 50% chance of success as the coronavirus seems to be fading rapidly in Britain, the professor co-leading the development of the vaccine told the Telegraph newspaper   Adrian H
  • COVID-19 vaccine development at early stage in India: Experts
    New Delhi, May 23 (PTI): As Indian firms scramble to develop a vaccine for coronavirus, experts feel that research in the country is still at a nascent stage and any concrete breakthrough is not likely within a year.   The Indian government and private firms have stepped up efforts
  • Pregnant women with Covid-19 show placenta injury: Study
    New York, May 23 (IANS) The placentas from 16 women who tested positive for Covid-19 while pregnant showed evidence of injury, the organ that acts as the gut, kidneys, liver and lungs for a fetus during pregnancy, say researchers.   According to the study, published in the American



  • Swarms of locusts enter Jaipur residential areas
    New Delhi, May 25 (PTI): Swarms of locusts entered some residential areas of Jaipur on Monday, presenting the local people with an unusual sight.   Locusts normally affect districts in western Rajasthan but this time the swarms have travelled as far as Jaipur city. The swarms later
  • 5-yr-old reunites with parents in Bengaluru as flights resume
    New Delhi, May 25 (ANI): As flights restarted in India on Monday after two months because of the coronavirus lockdown, a little boy in Bengaluru airport carrying a "special category" ticket was among the most heartwarming sights of the day.   Five-year-old Vihaan Sharma travelled al
  • Painting a film, like Rima Das
    BY SUKANT DEEPAK  New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Delicate lives at their most profound. No overt metaphysical questions, just rhythmic existence leaving enough room for interpretation. Stories, mostly wrapped under a thin disguise. What she manages to say loudly is always with the silences
  • Bihar girl cycling 1,200 km with father impresses Ivanka Trump
    New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The news of a 15-year-old girl Jyoti Kumari taking her injured father to home in Bihar's Darbhanga -- 1,200 km from Gurugram, on a bicycle during the lockdown, has impressed US President Donald Trump's daughter and adviser Ivanka Trump.   Praising Jy
  • What motivated Goldie Behl to work through Sonali Bendre's cancer treatment
    Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) Actress Sonali Bendre has always spoken about what a wonderful support system her husband, filmmaker Goldie Behl, has been all though her cancer treatment in New York. However, few are aware that Goldie did not neglect work owing to the trials that the couple has face