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Melo-Kubot clinch men's doubles title in five sets

London, July 16: The Brazilian-Polish men’s doubles pair of Marcelo Melo and Lukasz Kubot took a marathon five sets to overcome Austrian-Croatian pair of Oliver Marach and Mate Pavic in the final of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships.

It took four hours and 39 minutes of intense serve-dominated play on Sunday for fourth seeds Kubot and Melo to overcome the valiant No.16 seeded riv...

 
'Dravid, Zaheer did not deserve public humiliation'

New Delhi, July 16: India greats Rahul Dravid and Zaheer Khan were not treated properly during the ongoing controversy over the selection of batting and bowling coaches for the national cricket team, former Committee of Administrators (CoA) member Ramachandra Guha said on Sunday.

"The shameful treatment of Anil Kumble has now been compounded by the cavalier treatment of Zaheer Khan and ...

 
Vesnina-Makarova win women's doubles title

London, July 16 : Russian women’s doubles pair of Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina thrashed Chan Hao-ching and Monica Niculescu in the final of the the Wimbledon Tennis Championships here.

The second seeded Russian combine on Saturday eased to a 6-0, 6-0 mauling of the ninth seeded Taiwan-Romanian pair. This victory was the first for Russian tennis players at Wimbledon, while ...

 
Arun may be appointed India bowling coach

New Delhi, July 16: In a clear snub to the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC), newly appointed India coach Ravi Shastri seems to have managed to convince the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Advisors (CoA) to take Bharat Arun on board as bowling coach.

The CAC, comprising former India captains Sourav Ganguly and Sachin Tendulkar along with former batsman V.V.S. Laxman, had suggested Z...

 
Hamilton wins fifth British F1 GP

Silverstone, July 16: Briton Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes on Sunday won the British Grand Prix at the Silverstone circuit for the fifth time in his career.

Starting from pole, Hamilton was the first to cross the line at his home circuit after completing 52 laps of the 5.891 km (3.66 miles) race track, reports Efe.

The Mercedes AMG driver claimed his fourth conse...

 
India lose to South Korea

Taipei, July 16: Indian lost 67-92 to South Korea in their second game at the William Jones Cup 2017 basketball tournament here on Sunday. The Indians matched the South Korean firepower initially and stuck close, ending the first quarter trailing 15-19. The second and third quarters, however, proved to be tough for India as they stumbled and South Korea pulled away. There were bright spots for Ind...

 
I may consider coaching India in future: Gillespie

Sydney, July 16: Former Australian pacer Jason Gillespie on Sunday admitted he might opt to take coaching role for Indian cricket team in near future after Ravi Shastri was appointed the head coach for the side. “I think it would have been a wonderful job and I congratulate Ravi Shastri on getting that job, maybe one day in a couple of years that’d be something I’d seriously c...

 
Mourinho denies chasing Ronaldo

Los Angeles, July 16: In a significant revelation, Manchester United head coach Jose Mourinho has said the English football giants never considered bringing back Real Madrid star forward Cristiano Ronaldo to the club.

The Portuguese superstar, a four-time Ballon d’Or winner, had been linked with a move back to United. There were reports that the Euro 2016 winner wanted to leave Re...

 
Roma sign Turkish attacking midfielder Cengiz Under

Rome, July 16: Capital football club AS Roma on Sunday confirmed the signing of young Turkey attacking midfielder Cengiz Under from Istanbul Basaksehir FK in a five-year contract. "The 20-year-old joins for an initial fee of 13.4 million euros ($15.36 million). Depending on the achievement of certain performance targets, on the part of both the player and the club, the club could pay up to an a...

 
Atletico Paranaense end Corinthians' winning run

Rio de Janeiro, July 16: Brazilian football club Corinthians saw their sequence of five straight wins come to an end when they drew 2-2 at home to Atletico Paranaense in Brazil’s Serie A championship.

Jonathan gave the visitor Atletico an early lead on Saturday before former Manchester City striker Jo netted for the home side twice on either side of the half time, reports Xinhua n...

 
Man City sign Brazil U-20 midfielder Douglas

Rio de Janeiro, July 16: English Premier League club Manchester City have signed Brazil Under-20 midfielder Douglas from capital city giants Vasco da Gama, the clubs have confirmed.

The 19-year-old will be tied to the Manchester City for the next five years, though he is expected to be loaned to City’s sister club Girona in Spain in his first year, reports Xinhua news agency.

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8 killed in Senegal football stadium stampede

Dakar, July 16: At least eight people were killed and over 45 others injured in a stampede and a subsequent wall collapse during a local league cup final in Senegal’s capital Dakar. With the score at 2-1 during extra time, a fight broke out between fans of rivals US Ouakam and Stade de Mbour.

The police fired tear gas to control the situation.

As spectators tried to flee t...

 
Harikrishna finishes fourth in FIDE GP

Geneva, July 16: Indian chess Grand Master Pentala Harikrishna played out a hard-fought draw against Dmitry Jakovenko of Russia in the final round of the FIDE Grand Prix here in Geneva.

The World No. 22, playing with white pieces, on Saturday started off on an aggressive note, determined to finish the tournament on a winning note but had to settle for a draw as the Russian had other pla...

 
Senegal opens investigation after stadium stampede

Dakar, July 16: The Senegalese government on Sunday opened a judicial investigation into the causes of a stampede at a football stadium in capital Dakar that killed at least nine people and injured dozens of others.

The state wanted to clarify what happened and identify those responsible for the incident that took place on Saturday evening, according to government spokesman Seydou Gueye...

 
Bayern Munich clinch fourth Telekom Cup

Berlin, July 16: Bayern Munich defended their Telekom Cup title after beating Werder Bremen 2-0 in the final of the four-team tournament in Monchengladbach. The German giants start with a title into their preparations as the “Bavarians” overcame Hoffenheim and Bremen to lift the Telekom Cup for the fourth time on Saturday after 2013, 2014 and January 2017. Carlo Ancelotti’s me...

 
Lukaku needs to be mentally strong at Man U: Rooney

Manchester, July 16: Former Manchester United star Wayne Rooney on Sunday asked the club’s newly signed striker Romelu Lukaku to stay mentally strong for the challenges ahead.

The 24-year-old Belgian striker Lukaku last week joined record English football champions Manchester United from Everton on a five-year contract with a reported transfer fee of 75 million pounds ($98.19 mill...

 
I want to play and win CL: Sanchez

Santiago, July 16: Arsenal's Chilean forward Alexis Sanchez has expressed his wish to play in the Champions League, indirectly hinting that he might move out of the London-based football club. Arsenal will not play in the Champions League next season after finishing fifth in the EPL last season, two points adrift of fourth-placed Liverpool.

"I have made my decision, but now the decision...

 
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