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D.C. United forward Wayne Rooney (9) celebrates with teammates.(USA TODAY Sports)

Wayne Rooney scores sensational strike from own half - watch video

By Reuters | Reuters
UPDATED ON JUN 27, 2019 12:00 PM IST
Rooney scored the stunning goal from 70 metres out -- well inside his own half -- in the 10th minute of Wednesday’s game against Orlando City.
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Roman Bajzík, a 48-year-old opera teacher began creating wax sculptures back in 2002.(Roman Bajzík/Instagram)
Roman Bajzík, a 48-year-old opera teacher began creating wax sculptures back in 2002.(Roman Bajzík/Instagram)

Relaxing with wax: meet the Slovak ‘Monsieur Tussaud’

By Agence France-Presse | Agence France-Presse, Zavada, Slovakia
UPDATED ON APR 26, 2019 12:15 PM IST
The late founder of the former Czechoslovakia is the latest figure to get the wax treatment from Roman Bajzik, a 48-year-old opera teacher, Slovakia’s very own Monsieur Tussaud.
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Nelly Korda of the US kisses the winner's trophy at the Australian Open golf championship.(AFP)
Nelly Korda of the US kisses the winner's trophy at the Australian Open golf championship.(AFP)

Nelly Korda clinches genuine family Grand Slam in Australia

By AP | Adelaide
UPDATED ON FEB 17, 2019 05:43 PM IST
Nelly Korda’s father Petr was an Australian Open men’s tennis champion. Her golfing sister Jessica won the Australian Open seven years ago and her tennis-playing brother Sebastian won the Australian Open boys’ singles title last year
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Lionel Messi failed to perform as Argentina were defeated by Croatia in their FIFA World Cup 2018 encounter on Thursday.(REUTERS)
Lionel Messi failed to perform as Argentina were defeated by Croatia in their FIFA World Cup 2018 encounter on Thursday.(REUTERS)

FIFA World Cup 2018: ‘Sheep, not GOAT’ – Twitter trolls Lionel Messi after loss against Croatia

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 22, 2018 09:54 AM IST
Lionel Messi got off only one shot in the entire match as Argentina were defeated by Croatia in their FIFA World Cup 2018 encounter in Nizhny Novgorod on Thursday.
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Atwood’s dystopian novel The Handmaid’s Tale is enjoying a cultural resurgence as a TV adaptation has resonated strongly with feminist movements in the Donald Trump era.(REUTERS)
Atwood’s dystopian novel The Handmaid’s Tale is enjoying a cultural resurgence as a TV adaptation has resonated strongly with feminist movements in the Donald Trump era.(REUTERS)

The Handmaid’s Tale author Margaret Atwood says 9/11 terrorists got the idea from Star Wars

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 15, 2018 10:59 AM IST
In a magazine interview, Margaret Atwood said she believes the terrorists behind the 9/11 attack got the idea from Star Wars, and that while Donald Trump’s win in the US presidential race was “pretty bad for the environment”, it was not the end of the world.
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