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  • Novak Djokovic Wimbledon
    Jul 03, 2015 15:44 IST

    Djokovic, Serena, Sharapova eye Wimbledon last-16

    Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova target Wimbledon last-16 places on Friday, hoping to avoid the underdog trap that claimed two-time winner Rafael Nadal.

  • Rafael Nadal
    Jul 03, 2015 15:29 IST

    Wimbledon: Nadal exit sends shockwaves as Federer, Murray advance

    The untroubled advance of the heavy hitters at Wimbledon was spectacularly halted on Thursday when twice champion Rafael Nadal was bundled out by German qualifier Dustin Brown who played the match of his life.

  • Roger Federer of Switzerland
    Jul 03, 2015 00:55 IST

    Wimbledon: Federer eases into third round with win over Querrey

    Seven-time Wimbledon champion and 2014 runner-up Roger Federer swept into the Wimbledon third round on Thursday with a 6-4, 6-2, 6-2 straight sets win over Sam Querrey of the United States.

  • Spain's Rafael Nadal
    Jul 03, 2015 00:29 IST

    Wimbledon: Two-time champ Rafa Nadal crashes out in second round

    2008 and 2010 Wimbledon champion and five-time finalist Rafael Nadal was sent crashing out of Wimbledon by dread-locked German qualifier Dustin Brown on Thursday, marking his fourth successive early exit at the All England Club.

  • Fifa logo
    Jul 02, 2015 22:32 IST

    US seeks extradition of 7 Fifa officials arrested in Switzerland

    Swiss authorities said on Thursday that the US embassy in Bern had sent an extradition request the day before. The procedure could take several months. The seven were detained in a dawn raid on a Zurich hotel on May 27 as the Fifa congress was about to start.

  • India women's hockey team
    Jul 02, 2015 19:25 IST

    Hockey World League: Indian eves keep Rio Olympics dream alive

    The Indian hockey eves, ranked 13 in the world, prevailed 5-4 over world No 16 Italy in the shoot-out of the first play-off match for the fifth to eighth positions, after both the teams were locked at 1-1 at the end of the regulation 60 minutes.

  • Fifa Women's World Cup Japan England
    Jul 02, 2015 17:50 IST

    Japan edge England to enter Fifa Women's World Cup final

    Holders Japan swiped a dramatic 2-1 victory over England thanks to an injury-time own-goal by defender Laura Bassett on Wednesday, setting up a Fifa Women's World Cup final rematch against the United States.

  • Sania Mirza Martina Hingis Wimbledon
    Jul 02, 2015 17:46 IST

    Sania-Hingis cruise into second round at Wimbledon

    The Indo-Swiss pair of Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis thrashed their unseeded opponents Zarina Diyas of Kazakhstan and Zheng Saisai of China 6-2, 6-2 in only 68 minutes to enter the second round of the women's doubles competition of the Wimbledon tennis championships.

  • Sushil Kumar CWG 2014
    Jul 02, 2015 17:17 IST

    Wrestling: Sushil opts out of World Championships due to injury

    Two-time Olympic medal-winning wrestler Sushil Kumar on Thursday opted out of the World Championships in Las Vegas after sustaining a right shoulder injury, thereby taking the sheen out of the upcoming selection trials, slated for July 6-7, for the event.

  • Roger Federer Wimbledon
    Jul 02, 2015 15:57 IST

    Wimbledon: Federer, Murray, Nadal eye third round

    Roger Federer, Andy Murray and Rafael Nadal target places in the Wimbledon third round on Thursday following a dramatic third day which had seen record temperatures and the evacuation of Centre Court.

  • Novak Djokovic Wimbledon
    Jul 02, 2015 15:45 IST

    Djokovic, Serena progress into Wimbledon 3rd round, Ivanovic out

    Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova breezed through at a sweltering Wimbledon on Wednesday where temperatures soared to an all-time record high.

  • Wimbledon Rufus Harris Hawk Imogen Davis
    Jul 02, 2015 13:54 IST

    Rufus the hawk wins game, set, match at Wimbledon

    Every morning at dawn, a Harris hawk named Rufus, with his distinctive yellow-hued beak, patrols the skies over the Wimbledon tennis complex in southwest London.

  • Ajinkya Rahane
    Jul 01, 2015 19:10 IST

    Rahane surprised to be named stand-in India captain

    Ajinkya Rahane admits he was stunned to be named India captain for their upcoming Zimbabwe series, after being dropped just a week earlier, and while he plans to draw inspiration from past skippers he also wants to make his own mark on the team.

  • Sprinter Usain Bolt
    Jul 01, 2015 18:33 IST

    Bolt pulls out of Paris and Lausanne Diamond League meetings

    Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt's troubled season continued on Tuesday when he pulled out of the Paris and Lausanne Diamond League meetings due to a leg injury.

  • Novak Djokovic
    Jul 01, 2015 16:01 IST

    Wimbledon heat on Djokovic, Serena, Sharapova

    Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams target quickfire second round wins at Wimbledon on Wednesday to escape the brutal heat expected to send temperatures soaring to a tournament record of 35 degrees.