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    ‘World class’ Mohamed Salah threatens Ronaldo-Messi grip on Ballon d’Or
    Apr25

    ‘World class’ Mohamed Salah threatens Ronaldo-Messi grip on Ballon d’Or

    Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah’s virtuoso display in the 5-2 win over AS Roma on Tuesday brought his side to the brink of the Champions League final and posed a serious threat to Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo’s grip on the Ballon d’Or award. The Egyptian scored two brilliant goals in the first half against his former club...

    Russian civilians helping Syrian President Assad use military base back home: Witnesses
    Apr25

    Russian civilians helping Syrian President Assad use military base back home: Witnesses

    The Kremlin says it has nothing to do with Russian civilians fighting in Syria but on three recent occasions groups of men flying in from Damascus headed straight to a defence ministry base in Molkino, Reuters reporters witnessed. Molkino in southwestern Russia is where the Russian 10th Special Forces Brigade is based, according to information on...

    Maria Sharapova’s claycourt season begins with a loss in Stuttgart opener
    Apr24

    Maria Sharapova’s claycourt season begins with a loss in Stuttgart opener

    Maria Sharapova’s claycourt season got off to a poor start on Tuesday as she lost in three sets to Caroline Garcia in the first round of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart. France’s Garcia staged a strong fightback to prevail 3-6 7-6(6) 6-4 in two hours and 44 minutes for her first victory over the former world number one in...

    Syria War: German minister Heiko Maas urges Russia to cooperate in solving crisis
    Apr22

    Syria War: German minister Heiko Maas urges Russia to cooperate in solving crisis

    German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas on Saturday urged Russia to help solve the Syria crisis as he set off for a meeting of foreign ministers from the Group of Seven (G7) major industrialised nations in Toronto. The Syrian conflict has badly damaged already strained relations between the West and Russia, which backs President Bashar al-Assad. The...

    Criminals conceal miners under the guise of legitimate thematic applications: Kaspersky Lab
    Apr10

    Criminals conceal miners under the guise of legitimate thematic applications: Kaspersky Lab

    Multinational cybersecurity and anti-virus provider, Kaspersky Lab’s researchers have discovered that more and more cybercriminals are turning their attention to malicious software that is mining cryptocurrencies at the expense of the users’ mobile devices. These criminals are getting greedier and now use not only malware but also...

    Russia, in spy rift riposte, expels 59 diplomats from 23 countries
    Mar30

    Russia, in spy rift riposte, expels 59 diplomats from 23 countries

    Russia expelled 59 diplomats from 23 countries on Friday and said it reserved the right to take action against four other nations in a worsening standoff with the West over the poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter in Britain. Russia said it was responding to what it called the baseless demands for scores of its own diplomats to...

    Miami Open: Qualifier Danielle Collins stuns idol Venus Williams to reach semi-finals
    Mar29

    Miami Open: Qualifier Danielle Collins stuns idol Venus Williams to reach semi-finals

    Qualifier Danielle Collins overpowered her childhood idol Venus Williams 6-2 6-3 in a stunning quarter-final upset at the Miami Open on Thursday. Collins, belying her 93rd ranking, pounded winner after winner to beat fellow American Williams at her own game and set up a semi-final against French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko. Latvian Ostapenko...

    Russia nerve agent row: Doubts emerge over Australia’s participation in 2018 FIFA World Cup
    Mar27

    Russia nerve agent row: Doubts emerge over Australia’s participation in 2018 FIFA World Cup

    Australia said on Tuesday it will expel two Russian diplomats in response to a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy in Britain that the British government has blamed on Moscow and hinted at a possible boycott of the World Cup. The United States said on Monday it would expel 60 Russian diplomats, joining governments across Europe in...

    Miami Open: Venus, Azarenka canter into quarter-finals
    Mar27

    Miami Open: Venus, Azarenka canter into quarter-finals

    Venus Williams upended defending champion Johanna Konta 5-7 6-1 6-2 on Monday to reach the Miami Open quarter-finals while a dominant Victoria Azarenka also advanced with a straightforward win over Agnieszka Radwanska. Three-times champion Williams stormed back from an early deficit to cruise past the British 11th seed, who needed several bouts...

    Venus survives marathon battle against Kiki Bertens in Miami
    Mar26

    Venus survives marathon battle against Kiki Bertens in Miami

    Venus Williams fended off three match points before outlasting Dutch 29th seed Kiki Bertens 5-7 6-3 7-5 in a three-hour marathon to reach the fourth round of the Miami Open on Sunday. Ukrainian fourth seeded Elina Svitolina, Latvia’s Jelena Ostapenko and British defending champion Johanna Konta also won their third round encounters....

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