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27 May, 2018 10:35 PM French Open: Ukraine's Elina Svitolina sweeps past Ajla Tomljanovic after shaky start

Ukraine's Elina Svitolina overcame a slow start to power past Australia's Ajla Tomljanovic 7-5 6-3 and become the first big name to reach the second round of the French Open on Sunday. Under beautiful blue skies in the French capital, the fourth seed was broken twice early in the opening set before clawing her way back into the match from 5-1 down, by pinning 22

27 May, 2018 11:35 AM Mohamed Salah injury 'serious', says Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp

Kiev: Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp revealed that Mohamed Salah's injury that forced him off in the first half of the Champions League final on Saturday was "serious". "It is a serious injury. He is in hospital for an X-ray. It is either the collarbone or the shoulder itself," Klopp said after Liverpool's 3-1 defeat by Real Madrid in the final in Kiev. Salah 35

27 May, 2018 9:25 AM BCCI Decides To Wait And Watch On Pitch-Fixing Sting

The BCCI on reacted cautiously to a sting operation which alleged pitch doctoring in three Test matches featuring India, saying it would consider action against implicated former cricketer Robin Morris only if he is found guilty in an ongoing ICC probe. "We believe ICC has started its probe. Let them complete that and pronounce Morris guilty. The BCCI will only act when they have the verdict 35

27 May, 2018 3:50 AM Japan ex-PM Nakasone, witness to war and success, turns 100

One of Japan’s most prominent former leaders, Yasuhiro Nakasone, has turned 100, fitting in a country known for longevity. As a World War II naval officer, he witnessed the depth of Japan’s defeat and devastation. He presided over Japan in the 1980s at the pinnacle of its economic success. In recent years, he has lobbied for revision of the war-renouncing 30

26 May, 2018 6:11 PM Neeraj Chopra finishes 6th in Eugene leg of Diamond League

Eugene (US): Top Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra finished sixth in the Diamond League Series third leg with a below-par effort of 80.81m. The 20-year-old Indian, the reigning Asian and Commonwealth champion, had shattered his own national record with a throw of 87.43m while finishing fourth in the first leg in Doha last month. But at the Prefontaine 38

26 May, 2018 4:07 PM Colombia to become NATO’s ‘global partner’

Deal to be formalised in Brussels next week, says Santos Colombia will next week formally become the NATO’s first Latin American “global partner,” President Juan Manuel Santos announced on Friday. Mr. Santos, who won the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to end a half-century of armed conflict with the former rebel movement FARC, said the move would 39

26 May, 2018 8:45 AM UNEP chief Erik Solheim concerned over Thoothukudi deaths

Following the anti-Sterlite protests, he says police shall not use strike ammunition United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) global chief Erik Solheim has expressed concerns over the loss of lives following the police firing at anti-Sterlite protesters at Thoothukudi in Tamil Nadu. Speaking to media persons at Cochin International Airport (CIAL) 57

26 May, 2018 6:27 AM China’s satellite to explore Moon’s dark side successfully brakes for entry into orbit

China’s relay satellite, on an ambitious lunar exploration mission, has successfully braked near the Moon, completing a vital step before entering a desired orbit, space officials said on Saturday. Queqiao, the 400-kg satellite which has a designed life of three years, was launched on Monday to enable a rover to communicate with the Earth from the Moon’s 38

26 May, 2018 12:16 AM Om Prakash Mitharval 7th in Munich Shooting World Cup

New Delhi: Indian shooter Om Prakash Mitharval could not produce his best after reaching the finals as he finished seventh in the Men's 10m Air Pistol of the fourth ISSF World Cup Rifle/Pistol stage in Munich on Friday. Om shot 582 out of 600 to make it to the star-studded eight-man final in sixth place but only three scores in the 10s in his first 10 final 46

25 May, 2018 5:07 PM Toyota, Suzuki announce plans to expand scope of partnership in India

Auto majors to discuss joint projects in production, market development Japanese auto majors Toyota and Suzuki on Friday announced expanding scope of their collaboration, including plans for Toyota Kirloskar Motor to manufacture models developed by Suzuki for sale in India through their respective brand networks. Moreover, the two firms are looking at cooperation 40