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    Damneet Singh wins silver in World U-18 Athletics
    Jul14

    Damneet Singh wins silver in World U-18 Athletics

    Damneet Singh grabbed a silver in boys’ hammer throw event to give India their first medal on the third day of the IAAF World U-18 Athletics Championships in Nairobi on Friday. Damneet sent the 5kg chain and iron ball to a best distance of 74.20m, which he came up in his first attempt. This was his personal best effort. Mykhaylo Kokhan of...

    Wimbledon: Venus uses experience to beat teenager, will meet French Open champ Jelena Ostapenko in QF
    Jul10

    Wimbledon: Venus uses experience to beat teenager, will meet French Open champ Jelena Ostapenko in QF

    Experience triumphed over youth on Wimbledon’s Centre Court on Monday as Venus Williams downed Croatian teenager Ana Konjuh 6-3 6-2 in a fourth-round battle of the baseliners. Facing each other across the net for the first time, the oldest and youngest players left in the singles draw slugged it out in a quickfire contest that was littered...

    Trump’s plan to set up cyber security unit with Russia leaves top Republicans distraught
    Jul09

    Trump’s plan to set up cyber security unit with Russia leaves top Republicans distraught

    US President Donald Trump said on Sunday he and Russia’s president had discussed forming a cyber security unit, an idea harshly criticized by Republicans who said Moscow could not be trusted after its alleged meddling in the 2016 US election. Tweeting after his first meeting with President Vladimir Putin on Friday, Trump said now was the...

    Cyprus reunification talks collapse, UN chief Antonio Guterres ‘very sorry’
    Jul07

    Cyprus reunification talks collapse, UN chief Antonio Guterres ‘very sorry’

    Talks to reunify the divided island of Cyprus collapsed amid anger and recriminations in the early hours of Friday, marking the end of a process seen as the most promising in generations to heal decades of conflict. “I’m very sorry to tell you that despite the very strong commitment and engagement of all the delegations and different...

    All eyes on Donald Trump-Vladimir Putin dynamics as they meet for first time at G20
    Jul07

    All eyes on Donald Trump-Vladimir Putin dynamics as they meet for first time at G20

    US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin are set to size each other up in person for the first time on Friday in what promises to be the most highly anticipated meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit. Trump has said he wants to find ways to work with Putin, a goal made more difficult by sharp differences over...

    Protests rock Hamburg ahead of G20 summit; Merkel seeks policy consensus
    Jul06

    Protests rock Hamburg ahead of G20 summit; Merkel seeks policy consensus

    German police clashed with protesters before a G20 summit in Hamburg on Thursday, tarnishing the outset of a meeting Chancellor Angela Merkel hopes will cement her role as a stateswoman as she seeks re-election in September. Merkel, who is campaigning for a fourth term, can ill afford images of chaos and disharmony. The summit, which starts in...

    Trump says US ‘firmly behind’ NATO mutual defence pact, knocks Russia over Ukraine
    Jul06

    Trump says US ‘firmly behind’ NATO mutual defence pact, knocks Russia over Ukraine

    President Donald Trump said on Thursday the United States had demonstrated its commitment to NATO’s defense through words and actions, and called on Russia to end its “destabilizing” action in Ukraine and elsewhere in the world. Trump’s reference to Article Five of the NATO treaty, which guarantees that alliance members...

    Ukraine software firm says computers compromised after cyber attack, say the prevented second attack
    Jul05

    Ukraine software firm says computers compromised after cyber attack, say the prevented second attack

    The Ukrainian software firm at the centre of a cyber attack that spread around the world last week said on Wednesday that computers which use its accounting software are compromised by a so-called “backdoor” installed by hackers during the attack. The backdoor has been installed in every computer that wasn’t offline during the...

    Wimbledon 2017: When Federer and Djokovic toyed with the idea of a practice match
    Jul04

    Wimbledon 2017: When Federer and Djokovic toyed with the idea of a practice match

    Wimbledon fans with Centre Court tickets suffered the disappointment of seeing the opponents of title contenders Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic retire early in their matches – but they might have been given a bonus contest between the pair. Seven-times Wimbledon champion Federer led 6-3 3-0 when Ukrainian Alexandr Dolgopolov withdrew with...

    Wimbledon: Federer breaks records in truncated first round match
    Jul04

    Wimbledon: Federer breaks records in truncated first round match

    There were plenty of records for Roger Federer to savour on Tuesday as he began his pursuit of a record eighth Wimbledon title, but he was denied a chance to celebrate them in style as his first round match ended abruptly midway through the second set. Trailing 3-6 0-3 30-30, Alexandr Dolgopolov drew a chorus of dejected sighs on Centre Court as...

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