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    Qatar in FIBA 3×3 World Cup quarters
    Jun20

    Qatar in FIBA 3×3 World Cup quarters

    Qatar’s Erfan Ali Saeed (centre) tries to go past Sri Lanka’s Isuru Perera (left) during their Pool C match at the FIBA 3×3 World Cup 2017 in Nantes, France, yesterday. Qatar won the match 20-4. Earlier in the day, Ukraine stayed unbeaten in the group by edging out Qatar in a thriller 21-20. Having secured the second spot in the...

    Nato holds war game around defence of Baltic weak spot
    Jun19

    Nato holds war game around defence of Baltic weak spot

    US and British troops have carried out the first large-scale Nato defensive drill on the border between Poland and Lithuania, rehearsing for a possible scenario in which Russia might try to sever the Baltic states from the rest of the Western alliance.The frontier runs for 104km (65 miles) through farmland, woods and low hills, in an area known...

    Halep roars back against Svitolina to reach semis
    Jun07

    Halep roars back against Svitolina to reach semis

    Former French Open runner-up Simona Halep staged a remarkable fightback and saved a match point to reach the semi-finals with a 3-6, 7-6(6), 6-0 win over Elina Svitolina yesterday.Romanian third seed Halep trailed by a set and 5-1 against the hard-hitting fifth seed but somehow dug herself out of a hole before storming to victory to set up a...

    I was ashamed over Miami behaviour, says Halep
    Jun05

    I was ashamed over Miami behaviour, says Halep

    Simona Halep admitted yesterday she was “ashamed” that her on-court behaviour prompted respected coach Darren Cahill to call a temporary halt to their partnership. Australian Cahill quit in frustration at the Romanian’s negative demeanour after she surrendered winning positions to Britain’s Johanna Konta in Miami in March. Cahill...

    Barshim ready for Oslo Diamond League
    Jun04

    Barshim ready for Oslo Diamond League

    The world’s finest high jumpers will return to the Oslo Bislett Games for a showdown at the fifth leg of the 2017 IAAF Diamond League on June 15 as all three Rio 2016 Olympic Games medallists are confirmed to compete in the Norwegian capital.World and Olympic champion Derek Drouin heads the list of competitors. The Canadian, who has a...

    It’s time to stop claims of Russian meddling: Putin
    Jun02

    It’s time to stop claims of Russian meddling: Putin

    Russian President Vladimir Putin launched a blistering attack yesterday on what he said were baseless accusations that Moscow was behind a hacking and influence campaign aimed at getting Donald Trump elected.“This useless and harmful chatter needs to stop,” the Kremlin strongman told Russia’s annual showcase economic forum in Saint...

    Murray battles past Klizan to set up Del Potro blockbuster
    Jun01

    Murray battles past Klizan to set up Del Potro blockbuster

    World number one Andy Murray set up a French Open blockbuster against Juan Martin del Potro yesterday, the latest chapter in what has developed into an epic rivalry.Murray, the 2016 runner-up, reached the third round with a bruising 6-7 (3/7), 6-2, 6-2, 7-6 (7/3) win over Martin Klizan of Slovakia.Del Potro, playing in Paris for the first time in...

    Putin hosts Modi at Russia economic forum
    Jun01

    Putin hosts Modi at Russia economic forum

    Russian President Vladimir Putin yesterday hosted Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the sidelines of the Kremlin’s annual economic forum, as Moscow looks to burnish a fragile recovery despite tensions with the West.Modi and Putin met on the third leg of the Indian leader’s four-nation tour of Europe with the pair looking to bolster...

    Putin hosts Modi at Russia’s economic showcase
    Jun01

    Putin hosts Modi at Russia’s economic showcase

    Russian President Vladimir Putin hosted Indian premier Narendra Modi on Thursday on the sidelines of the Kremlin’s annual economic forum, as Moscow looks to burnish a fragile recovery despite tensions with the West. Modi and Putin met on the third leg of the Indian leader’s four-nation tour of Europe with the pair looking to bolster...

    Sri Lankan in ‘bomb’ drama just released from psychiatric care
    Jun01

    Sri Lankan in ‘bomb’ drama just released from psychiatric care

    A Sri Lankan man who tried to enter an airline cockpit with what he said was a bomb, before terrified passengers managed to overpower him, had just been released from psychiatric care when he boarded the plane, Australian police said Thursday. Those on board the Malaysian Airlines flight from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur said they feared for their...

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