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18 August, 2018 6:02 AM Roger Federer Strikes Down Fellow Swiss Stan Wawrinka To Reach Cincinnati Masters Semi-Finals

The seven-time champion beat fellow Swiss Stan Wawrinka 6-7 (2/7), 7-6 (8/6), 6-2. Federer closed out victory two games later and will face David Goffin after the Belgian beat Juan Martin del Potro 7-6 (7/5), 7-6 (7/4). "It's quite unusual to stop for lightning," Federer said after beating Wawrinka for the 23rd time in 26 meetings. "I didn't know if it meant 32

17 August, 2018 6:10 PM Aircraft Crash Kills Waterbomber Pilot Fighting Australian Wildfires

A helicopter pilot died on Friday when his aircraft crashed while waterbombing rare winter bushfires in Australia. A helicopter pilot died on Friday when his aircraft crashed while waterbombing rare winter bushfires in Australia that have swept across its drought-stricken southeast, police said. About 75 fires are burning across New South Wales state 38

16 August, 2018 8:31 AM Asian Games 2018: Kidambi Srikanth Could End India's Medal Drought In Indonesia

Kidambi Srikanth will lead India's challenge in the face of some daunting opposition. Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy will make up one of the men's doubles team for the country. Manu Attri and B. Sumeeth Reddy are another pair who will be representing India in men's doubles. Apart from Srikanth and Prannoy, the team event will also see B. Sai Praneeth 37

15 August, 2018 3:55 AM Former Champions Stan Wawrinka, Svetlana Kuznetsova Get US Open Wildcards

Former US Open champions Stan Wawrinka and Svetlana Kuznetsova received wildcards into the event on Tuesday along with two-time Australian Open winner Victoria Azarenka, tournament organisers announced. The 33-year-old Kuznetsova, US Open champion as a teenager in 2004, has fought her way up to 88th after battling back from left wrist surgery but missed 29

12 August, 2018 7:53 AM His Surfboard Was Stolen 40 Years Ago, Now Returned As Valuable Vintage

Vintage surfboards can fetch premium prices A surfboard was returned to its Australian surfer after it was stolen from him 40 years ago, local media reported on Sunday. Peter Gilson said his mother saved some A$1,800 Australian dollars ($1,315) and bought him the surfboard in Newcastle, New South Wales state in the late 1970s but it was soon stolen from the garage 242

9 August, 2018 1:50 PM Virat Kohli has best technique in World Cricket: Steve Waugh

Former Australian cricketer Steve Waugh said that India`s skipper Virat Kohli had the best technique in the world and is one of the stand-out players in Test cricket. Comparing Kohli to the likes of Windies legends Brian Lara and Vivian Richards, Waugh further stated that all these legendary cricketers were ‘big occasion’ players and the Indian batsman 24

6 August, 2018 12:44 PM Rafael Nadal leads ATP rankings, Roger Federer secures second spot

Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) released men's world singles ranking on Monday. MADRID: Spain's Rafael Nadal continued to lead the men's Association of Tennis Professionals world singles rankings released on Monday with 9,310 average points, ahead of Switzerland`s Roger Federer. Top-10 players are holding on to their positions except for South 34

3 August, 2018 12:00 PM Alexander Zverev wins battle of Zverev brothers at Citi Open

Alexander Zverev got the better of older brother Mischa at the Citi Open in Washington on Thursday, winning their first meeting at an ATP Tour event 6-3 7-5. World number three and top seed Alexander, 21, broke Mischa, 30, three times en route to a victory that sets up a quarter-final with seventh seed Kei Nishikori, who dispatched Canadian teenager 44

2 August, 2018 11:45 PM Andrea Petkovic astonishes Sloane Stephens at Citi Open

Sloane Stephens’ preparations for her U.S. Open title defense suffered a setback on Wednesday when she was shocked 2-6 6-4 6-2 by German Andrea Petkovic in the second round of the Citi Open. The second seed’s exit left the tournament without its two main drawcards after Caroline Wozniacki pulled out on Tuesday with a leg injury. After a straight set, yet workmanlike 34

2 August, 2018 1:42 PM Virat Kohli Claims Another Record, Scores 1000 Runs Against England

Virat Kohli was 23 runs short of scoring 1000 Test runs against England at the beginning of the Edgbaston Test. Apart from Tendulkar, Sunil Gavaskar (2483), Rahul Dravid (1950), Gundappa Viswanath (1880), Dilip Vengsarkar (1589), Kapil Dev (1355), Mohammad Azharuddin (1278), Vijay Manjrekar (1181), Mahendra Singh Dhoni (1157), Farokh Engineer (1113), Cheteshwar 39