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  • Andy Murray beats David Ferrer to reach Valencia Open final 6 hours 42 minutes ago

    Valencia: Andy Murray beat top-seeded David Ferrer 6-4, 7-5 on Saturday to reach the final of the Valencia Open. The third-seeded Murray, who won the title in 2009, bettered Ferrer at his own ground game to win most of their long rallies on the indoor hard court. The Briton jumped to an...
  • Three-ton David Warner feels lucky to match Don Bradman 18 hours 17 minutes ago

    Australian opener David Warner believes luck played a part in his matching illustrious countryman Don Bradman's three consecutive Test hundreds, he said today. The 27-year-old left-hander smashed 133 for his ninth Test century, his third in as many innings following his 135 and 145 against South Africa in Cape Town in...
  • As it happened: Pakistan vs Australia, 1st Test, Day 4 19 hours 9 minutes ago

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 3 Roundup: Pakistan stretched their lead to a commanding 189 runs after inexperienced spinners Yasir Shah and Zulfiqar Babar dismissed Australia for 303 on the third day of the first Test on Friday. Opening batsmen Ahmed Shehzad, 22 not out,...
  • David Ferrer gets 600th win to reach Valencia Open semis Yesterday

    Top-seeded David Ferrer earned his 600th career win by beating Thomaz Bellucci 6-1, 6-2 Friday to set up a semi-final against Andy Murray at the Valencia Open. Ferrer, a three-time champion in Valencia, became the fourth active player to reach the milestone, joining Roger Federer (986 wins), Rafael Nadal (706) and...
  • 1st Test: Spinners shine as Pakistan take 189-run lead against Australia on Day 3 Yesterday

    Dubai: Pakistan stretched their lead to a commanding 189 runs after inexperienced spinners Yasir Shah and Zulfiqar Babar dismissed Australia for 303 on the third day of the first Test on Friday. Opening batsmen Ahmed Shehzad, 22 not out, and Azhar Ali, 16 not out, guided the home team to 38...
  • David Ferrer, Andy Murray advance to Valencia Open quarters Yesterday

    David Ferrer and Andy Murray both advanced to the Valencia Open quarter-finals after easy wins against error-prone opponents on Thursday. The top-seeded Ferrer beat Fernando Verdasco 6-3, 6-2 after jumping out to early leads in both sets by breaking his his fellow Spaniard's first service games, while the third-seeded Murray dispatched...
  • As it happened: Pakistan vs Australia, 1st Test, Day 3 Yesterday

    (Scroll down for ball-by-ball commentary) Day 2 Roundup: David Warner's aggressive half century led Australia to a solid 113 without loss after Sarfraz Ahmed's belligerent century lifted Pakistan to 454 on the second day of the first Test on Thursday. Warner raised his sixth consecutive 50-plus score in Tests and was unbeaten...
  • 'The Matrix' actor Keanu Reeves returns to the dark side in 'John Wick' Yesterday

    New York: Actor Keanu Reeves travels to a murky underworld in the action thriller, "John Wick," playing a grieving husband and retired assassin, who reverts to being a killing machine to avenge the wrongs done to him by Russian mobsters. The film, jam-packed with car chases, gun fights, mayhem and murder,...
  • 1st Test: Australia solid after Pakistan's 454 on day two 2 days ago

    Dubai: David Warner's aggressive half-century spurred Australia to a solid 113 without loss after Sarfraz Ahmed's belligerent century lifted Pakistan to 454 on the second day of the first Test on Thursday. Warner raised his sixth consecutive 50-plus score in Tests and was unbeaten on 75 off 77 balls, with seven...
  • David Ferrer beats Seppi to advance at Valencia Open 2 days ago

    Valencia: Top-seeded David Ferrer powered his way past Andreas Seppi 6-3, 7-5 to reach the second round of the Valencia Open on Wednesday. The Spaniard's consistent first-serve accuracy and powerful forehand returns proved too strong for his Italian opponent. Ferrer will play countryman Fernando Verdasco next. Earlier, Pablo Andujar caused the...
  • ISL: Kerala Blasters' player-manager David James rues lack of training 2 days ago

    Chennai: Disappointed and frustrated after losing two games on the trot, player-manager of Kerala Blasters FC, David James, believes his team lacked the killer instinct. Kerala are languishing at the bottom of the table having lost both their games so far in the inaugural season of the Indian Super League. They...
  • Man arrested for throwing marbles at MPs in UK Parliament 3 days ago

    London: In a major security breach, a man on Wednesday managed to enter the British Parliament and hurl marbles at some MPs during British Prime Minister David Cameron's weekly questions. No-one was hurt as the marbles hit the security screen. Later, Scotland Yard officers arrested him. The major security breach...
  • Manchester United job was just too big for Moyes, says Ferguson 3 days ago

    Alex Ferguson has broken his silence on David Moyes' short, traumatic reign at Manchester United, saying the former Everton manager underestimated the size of the job while denying he retired leaving the club in decline. In an updated version of his book, "My Autobiography", Ferguson also says it was "nonsense" to...
  • David Villa to leave Australia early, future unclear 3 days ago

    Melbourne: Spanish striker David Villa's loan deal with Melbourne City will be cut short after four matches, with apparently no guarantee he will return to Australia's A-League. Melbourne City confirmed on Wednesday that Villa will return to his New York City club in Major League Soccer after the Australian team's fourth-round...
  • ISL: Chennaiyin FC take on Kerala Blasters FC in 'South India' derby 4 days ago

    Chennai: After kicking off their Indian Super League campaign with an away win against FC Goa, Chennaiyin FC will be looking for an encore when they take on Kerala Blasters FC in the their first home match on Wednesday. While Chennaiyin will look to consolidate their position in the points table,...
  • Watch: David Cameron wishes Happy Diwali 4 days ago

    UK Prime Minister David Cameron wished everyone for the festival of lights. Cameron said, "Happy Diwali to everybody. It is the time we think of triumph of good over evil. Of light over dark. It is a time when British Hindus and Jains also think of the importance of...
  • Andy Murray beats Ferrer in Vienna to win 30th title 5 days ago

    Vienna: Andy Murray continued his recent resurgence by winning his second title in three weeks at the Erste Bank Open on Sunday and boosting his chances of making the cut for the ATP finals. The 11th-ranked Murray rallied to defeat David Ferrer 5-7, 6-2, 7-5 in a dramatic finish. The Scot...
  • 'Game of Thrones 5' to have flashback 6 days ago

    London: 'Game of Thrones' upcoming fifth season will feature the show's first ever flashback sequence. The first scene of the season's opening episode will offer a glimpse of the past, reported Digital Spy. The show has avoided using flashback sequences in its four previous seasons, but showrunners David Benioff...
  • David Moyes mulling return to Manchester United management 1 week ago

    London: Former Manchester United manager David Moyes said that he is ready to revive his managerial career six months after being sacked by the 'Red Devils'. "I am ready to return. I have enjoyed the time off but I have got to wait on the right job and make sure it's...
  • David Beckham keen to help Ebola victims 1 week ago

    London: Former footballer David Beckham has joined the fight against Ebola, calling upon the world to help 'collectively halt' the 'ferocious' illness. Beckham wants to help people in Sierra Leone affected by the disease that has a 70 percent death rate, femalefirst.com reports. "Six years ago, I travelled to Sierra Leone with...
  • 'The Judge' review: It's a simple story crammed with too many subplots and distractions October 17, 2014

    Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Robert Duvall, Robert Duvall, Vera Farmiga, Vincent D'Onofrio Director: David Dobkin 'The Judge', produced by and starring Robert Downey Jr, is the kind of bloated film that might have benefited from a few judicious rewrites. It's a simple enough story crammed with too many subplots and distractions that...
  • Al Pacino set to return to Broadway in David Mamet's 'China Doll' October 17, 2014

    New York: Oscar- and Tony-winning actor Al Pacino will return to Broadway next year in the world premiere of "China Doll," a new play by David Mamet, its producers said on Thursday. The play, which Mamet wrote for Pacino, will begin performances in October 2015, according to producers Jeffrey Richards, Jerry...
  • Ebola 'most serious' health emergency in years: World leaders October 16, 2014

    London: The Ebola epidemic is "the most serious international public health emergency in recent years," British, US, French, German and Italian leaders agreed in a conference call. A 75-minute video conference call between British Prime Minister David Cameron, French President Francois Hollande, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Italian Prime Minister Matteo...
  • Hong Kong tycoon calls for protests to end after tension over police beating October 15, 2014

    Hong Kong: Hong Kong's most prominent tycoon, Li Ka-shing, on Wednesday urged protesters who have occupied parts of the city since late last month to go home, after police mounted their toughest action against the democracy activists in more than a week. Police arrested about 45 protesters in the early hours...
  • Brotherhood brings Brad Pitt, cast together in war film 'Fury' October 15, 2014

    Los Angeles: When writer-director David Ayer decided to tackle the "beaten-to-death" World War Two movie genre with "Fury," he decided to make it an intimate affair for his cast led by Brad Pitt. "When I told people I was going to make a World War Two movie, the eyes rolled, you...
  • ISL 2014: FC Pune City hold Delhi Dynamos to a goalless draw October 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The third match of the inaugural Indian Super League played between Delhi Dynamos and FC Pune City here at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on Tuesday ended in a goalless draw, with the hosts left to rue a number of missed opportunities to score and in the end splitting...
  • As it happened: Delhi Dynamos vs FC Pune City, Match 3 October 14, 2014

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Delhi Dynamos are high on star value and besides Alessandro Del Piero, who is also the league's most expensive player, it has national team stars such as Francis Fernandes, Steven Dias along with Danish Strikers Mads Junker and Morten Skoubo....
  • ISL: It's Del Piero vs Trezeguet as Delhi Dynamos host FC Pune City October 14, 2014

    It will be a reunion of sorts for the cynosure of all eyes Alessandro Del Piero and David Trezeguet as the Capital gears up to host the star-studded Indian Super League(ISL) with Delhi Dynamos taking on FC Pune City on Tuesday. Del Piero, the Juventus legend and a World Cup winner...
  • ISL: NorthEast United start campaign with a win against Kerala October 14, 2014

    NorthEast United edged past Kerala 1-0 as the 45th minute strike from Koke sealed the deal to hand all three points to the Guwahati-based club. ...
  • Capital city awaits Del Piero, Trezeguet magic in ISL October 14, 2014

    New Delhi: It will be a reunion of sorts for the cynosure of all eyes Alessandro Del Piero and David Trezeguet as the Capital gears up to host the star-studded Indian Super League (ISL) with Delhi Dynamos taking on FC Pune City here on Tuesday. Del Piero, the Juventus legend and...