Own man Imran Khan is the 1st Test cricketer to become Prime Minister

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Rahane: Virat & I planned to put pressure on bowlers

India didn't finish things too well on Day I of the third Test at Trent Bridge, losing three wickets in the last hour of play.
Our Bureau Aug 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Sarri's Chelsea overcome Arsenal

A second successive Chelsea win under Maurizio Sarri, 3-2 over an Arsenal side who have suffered back-to-back defeats under Unai Emery, gave both managers a crash course in the unpredictability of the Premier League on Saturday.
Reuters Aug 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Going to show the world what I'm made of: Usain

Olympic sprint champion and aspiring footballer Usain Bolt touched down in Sydney on Saturday, declaring himself ready to prove to the world that his Australian soccer adventure is "real".
AFP Aug 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Indians finally confirm doubles combinations

The Indian tennis contingent has finally figured out its doubles combinations less than 24 hours before the start of competition at the Asian Games here on Sunday, a far from ideal scenario courtesy Leander Paes' sudden withdrawal.
PTI Aug 19, 2018 00:00 IST

We have to cope with Kevin's absence: Pep

Pep Guardiola begins life without Kevin de Bruyne against Huddersfield on Sunday, but the build-up to the match was dominated by reviews of his on-screen performance.
Agencies Aug 19, 2018 00:00 IST

'Double' win for Simona

World number one Simona Halep pulled double duty at the weather-hit Cincinnati Masters in Ohio on Friday, beating Ashleigh Barty then Lesia Tsurenko to claim a place in the semi-finals.
Agencies Aug 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Onus is on young shooters

Teenage prodigies Anish Bhanwala, Manu Bhaker and Elavenil Valarivan will carry India's medal hopes in the shooting event of the Asian Games beginning here on Sunday, and standing in their way will be the mighty Chinese and South Koreans.
PTI Aug 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Handball mess & the IOA

The faulty policy of Indian Olympic Association (IOA) stood exposed even before the official start of the Asian Games, when the men's and women's handball team crashed out of the competition. While the men's team lost all the three preliminary round matches, the women lost both their matches so far.
Our Special Correspondent Aug 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Roger ousts Stan in all-Swiss clash

World No. 2 Roger Federer posted his second win of the day, amid a lightning fear interruption, to reach the semi-finals of the ATP-WTA Cincinnati Masters on Friday.
Reuters Aug 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Sushil keen to prove a point

Rising star Bajrang Punia and confidence-personified Vinesh Phogat will lead the Indian charge on the wrestling mat even as double Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar is seeking to prove a point, when the freestyle competition at the Asian Games begins here on Sunday.
PTI Aug 19, 2018 00:00 IST


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