Djokovic downs Federer in record-breaking epic to win fifth Wimbledon

London, July 15: Novak Djokovic saved two match points to clinch a fifth Wimbledon title and 16th major on Sunday, shattering Roger Federer’s bid to become the oldest Grand Slam champion in the longest final ever played at the tournament. Despite being outplayed by the 37-year-old Swiss for large parts of the knife-edge encounter, the
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London, July 15: England found cricketing bliss by dint of divine intervention and Ben Stokes’ brilliance, cracking a code that proved indecipherable for 44 years as history sliced through New Zealand’s grasp in a World Cup final that will be remembered for ages. England’s golden generation of cricketers won the sport’s most prized silverware, their
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Silverstone Valtteri Bottas topped the times ahead of team-mate Lewis Hamilton as Mercedes dominated Friday”s second free practice for the British Grand Prix. The Finn topped the times with an early best lap in one minute and 26.732 to end up outpacing the defending five-time champion and series leader by 0.069 seconds. Charles Lerclerc was
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MS Dhoni’s run-out during the World Cup 2019 semi-final with New Zealand at Old Trafford on Wednesday was the turning point, with India potentially looking like getting really close to the target of 240 before the veteran was found short by a fine throw from Martin Guptill. Even as Indian fans were agonising over the loss, a
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Ahead of England’s World Cup semi-final clash against Australia, the International Cricket Council (ICC) and England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) celebrated the impact that the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup has had in inspiring young people – with over one million children aged 5-12 connecting with the sport. The milestone was celebrated at Yorkmead
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Manchester, July 10: The notorious Manchester weather pushed the first semifinal of the World Cup to the reserve day after dominant Indian bowlers excelled yet again to restrict New Zealand to a sub-par 211 for five, here Tuesday. Rain forced players off the field after 46.1 overs and as per ICC’s playing conditions, the game
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London, July 10: Seven-time champion Serena Williams is just two wins away from equalling Margaret Court’s Grand Slam titles record of 24 but she wobbled several times in her Wimbledon quarter-final against Alison Riske on Tuesday. The 37-year-old, who recorded her 97th success at Wimbledon to move second on the women’s all-time list, came under
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London World number one Ashleigh Barty”s hopes of becoming the first Australian women”s champion in nearly four decades were dashed on Monday opening the way for Serena Williams to potentially equal the all-time Grand Slam haul. Having looked assured last week, while Williams was not altogether convincing, it was the 23-year-old Australian who cracked and
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Manchester They grew in stature and spread their wings in international cricket together but rival captains Virat Kohli and Kane Williamson could never have imagined leading their sides in another World Cup semi-final, this time the senior one. The photos of 18-year-olds Kohli and Williamson prior to the U-19 World Cup semi-final in 2008, was
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London England coach Trevor Bayliss has warned Australia that his side won”t crack under pressure if they have to bat second in Thursday”s World Cup semi-final. Bayliss”s side lost to Australia at Lord”s in the group stage after failing to chase down the holders” total of 285-7. England were bowled out for 221 against Australia
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