Australian Open

Australian Open staying in Melbourne in 2022, says tournament director...

Australian Open tournament director Craig Tiley said he was prepared to “climb Mount Everest” again to keep the Grand Slam at Melbourne Park next year after a report said it might have to be moved. State broadcaster ABC reported on...

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Champions League

Barcelona routs Chelsea 4-0 to win Women’s Champions League final...

Barcelona’s slow start two years ago doomed its European dream so this time it came out firing against Chelsea, scoring after just 32 seconds en route to a 4-0 victory and its first Women’s Champions League title on Sunday. In...

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Champions League

Leicester City lift first FA Cup trophy as Youri Tielemans...

A magnificent long-range strike from Youri Tielemans gave Leicester City their first FA Cup triumph with a 1-0 victory over Chelsea at Wembley on Saturday, in front of the biggest crowd in England since March 2020. A landmark day, as...

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Tokyo Games

Steamers, oximeters, masks: COVID-19 precautions on mind of Indian shooters

When Suma Shirur went through a checklist, while packing for the Indian shooting team’s trip to Croatia, a question came to her mind. ‘How many masks does one carry for a three-month trip during the pandemic?’ “The last training camp...

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Italian Open

Rafael Nadal ends losing streak against Alexander Zverev with win...

Rafael Nadal ended a run of three straight losses to Alexander Zverev with a convincing 6-3, 6-4 win over the German on Friday to reach the Italian Open semifinals. Zverev had beaten Nadal in straight sets at the same stage...

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English Premier League

Ferran Torres hat trick as Manchester City earn record 4-3...

Maybe the replacement for departing Manchester City great Sergio Aguero is already in the squad. Ferran Torres demonstrated his scoring instincts by netting a hat trick as newly crowned champion Manchester City won a record 12th straight away game in...

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Tokyo Games

Indian women’s hockey team can create history in Tokyo: Former...

Fine-tuning a few aspects of their game in the run-up to the Olympics will help the Indian women’s hockey players create history by finishing on the podium in the marquee event, according to former goalkeeper Helen Mary. The Indian women’s...

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English Champions League

Champions League final moves to Porto from Istanbul with 12,000...

The all-English Champions League final will be held in Porto with 12,000 fans from Chelsea and Manchester City, UEFA confirmed Thursday. The May 29 showpiece was moved from Istanbul to the 50,000-capacity Estadio do Dragao due to England imposing tougher...

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Tokyo Games

Kidambi Srikanth holds on to slim Olympic hopes; those assured...

Left stranded after the final three Olympic qualifiers were cancelled, Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth still harbours “some hope” of making it to the Tokyo Games, his faint optimism resting on the world body’s assurance of a statement on the qualification...

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German Cup

Borussia Dortmund beat Leipzig 4-1 in German Cup final

Erling Haaland and Jadon Sancho both scored twice as Borussia Dortmund withstood a second-half fightback in teeming rain to beat Leipzig 4-1 in the German Cup final on Thursday. Captain Marco Reus was involved in all four goals as Dortmund...

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