Moscow, July 15 : France scored twice in each half as they thumped combative maiden finalists Croatia 4-2 in a dramatic final at the Luzhniki Stadium to win the FIFA World Cup for the second time in 20 years here on Sunday. A first-ever own goal in a World Cup final gave France the lead […]

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London, July 15 : Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic on Sunday overpowered South Africa’s Kevin Anderson 6-2, 6-2, 7-6 (7-3) in a lopsided Wimbledon final, taking home the trophy for the fourth time in his career. Both players had reached the final round after surviving the two longest semifinal matches in Wimbledon’s history. Djokovic needed […]

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Bangkok, July 15 : India’s star shuttler P.V. Sindhu lost to reigning world champion Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in straight games in the women’s singles final of the Thailand Open here on Sunday. The second seeded Sindhu lost 15-21, 18-21 in 50 minutes as the 2016 Olympic bronze medallist took a 6-5 lead in head-to-head […]

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Moscow, July 14 : France will bid to win their second FIFA World Cup title as they will start as slight favourites against maiden finalists Croatia in the 2018 edition title-decider at the Luzhniki Stadium here on Sunday. The title clash refreshes memory of their 1998 semi-final when two near-identical second half strikes by right-back […]

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London, July 14 : England dominated with both bat and ball to defeat India by 86 runs in the second One-Day International (ODI) at Lord’s here on Saturday. Having posted a total of 322/7 in their 50 overs, England proceeded to dismiss the visitors for 236 runs. The hosts have now levelled the three-match series […]

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Wilmbledon, July 14 : Germany’s Angelique Kerbe won her first-ever Wimbledon tennis title on Saturday after defeating Serena Williams of the US 6-3, 6-3 in the final. The 11th-seed winner became the first German to claim the Wimbledon trophy since Steffi Graf in 1996, reported Efe. “I think I’m the next one after Steffi who […]

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New Delhi, [India] July 13 : Indian cricketer Mohammed Kaif has on Friday officially retired from all forms of cricket. According to ESPN cricinfo, this came 16 years after Kaif “steered India to one of their most memorable victories in ODI history – beating England by chasing down 325 at Lord’s in the NatWest Series […]

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New Delhi, July 12 : The World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) superstar Braun Strowman will visit India after his epic cage match against Kevin Owens at Extreme Rules this weekend, it was announced on Thursday Strowman will travel to Mumbai on July 19-20 and then make his very first appearance in Hyderabad on July 21. Strowman […]

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Moscow, July 12 (IANS) Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic said his team faces a “daunting task” to beat France in the World Cup final after their 2-1 victory over England in extra time. Mario Mandzukic struck a dramatic 109th-minute goal at Luzhniki Stadium here after Ivan Perisic had cancelled out Kieran Trippier’s opener, reports Xinhua news […]

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