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F1: Raikkonen staying at Ferrari in 2018

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 17:21:46 +0530

He and Sebastian Vettel get on well, with the German keen on him staying, and Kimi Raikkonen has shown his loyalty this season by accepting team orders to his detriment.



Sports Shorts: Vijender predicts more medals at Worlds

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 16:49:21 +0530

A summary of sports events and sports persons, who made news on Tuesday.



Watch: 'Very happy' World No 1 Nadal thanks his fans

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 16:28:52 +0530

ATP chief hails Nadal's 'unprecedented' return to top



Get all the football transfer news right here!

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 15:09:56 +0530

Valencia sign Kondogbia on loan from Inter



Do you see Pogba winning the Ballon d'Or?

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 13:41:05 +0530

The 24-year-old has started the current season strongly with two goals and an assist in the first two league matches and Martial believes his compatriot can reach the next level and become the best footballer in the world.



Tennis round-up: Azarenka to miss US Open over child custody battle

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 12:41:19 +0530

The 28-year-old Belarusian returned to action in June, after the birth of her son Leo last December, and had been hopeful that legal arrangements could be worked out to allow her to compete in the August 28-September 10 grand slam in New York.



EPL: Rooney joins Shearer in 200-goal club, shows haters how it's done!

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 11:12:41 +0530

Rooney's 50th, 150th and 200th EPL goals have all come against Manchester City.



EPL PHOTOS: Sterling shares limelight with record-man Rooney

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 10:29:44 +0530

City salvage draw at home with Sterling's superb late volley after Rooney put Everton ahead.Rooney scored his second goal in as many games this season. The strike was his 200th in the Premier League, making him just the second player after former England forward Alan Shearer to reach that milestone.



EPL: Robson-Kanu loses appeal and misses three games

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 10:09:05 +0530

The West Bromwich Albion striker was dismissed for elbowing Matthew Lowton after scoring the decisive goal in Albion's 1-0 victory.



Abhinav Bindra on how India can win 30, 40 medals

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 05:45:03 +0530

'10,000 athletes compete at an Olympic Games, only 300 go back with a gold medal.''It takes time for an athlete to develop, you have to give the athletes a chance and time to develop.'



Badminton Worlds: Srikanth, Sameer advance to second round

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 22:27:36 +0530

The eighth seeded Indian, who won the Indonesia Super Series Premier and Australian Super series Open in June, defeated Russia's Sergey Sirant 21-13 21-12 in less than 30 minutes. The World No. 8 will take on France's Lucas Corvee tomorrow.



Sports Shorts: Harika bounces back after three draws

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 22:09:37 +0530

A summary of sports events and sports persons, who made news on Monday



Badminton Worlds: I want to change the medal colour, says Sindhu

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 15:07:32 +0530

Spearheading India's challenge at the World Championships, Olympic silver medallist P V Sindhu says she is in good form and vowed to better the colour of her past two bronze medals.



FC Pune City snap ISL golden boot winner Marcelinho

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 12:04:07 +0530

This and more from the happenings in the world of football



Cincinnati Open: Muguruza thumps Halep; Dimitrov downs Kyrgios

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 11:18:12 +0530

Spanish fourth seed Garbine Muguruza fine-tuned her preparations for this month's U.S. Open by crushing Simona Halep 6-1, 6-0 in the Cincinnati Open final on Sunday.



Footballers of the weekend: Neymar, Alonso, Deulofeu stand out

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 11:01:22 +0530

Check out the top footballers of the weekend...



Watch FC Barcelona pay tribute to victims of terror attacks

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 10:32:33 +0530

Subdued atmosphere at the Nou Camp after the deadly attacks in the Catalan capital and the town of Cambrils.



EPL PHOTOS: Alonso double for Chelsea spoils Spurs' Wembley opener

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 23:32:39 +0530

Two goals from Marcos Alonso gave Chelsea a 2-1 victory over Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday in the first-ever Premier League game at Wembley Stadium.



Farah wins his farewell track race in Britain

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 21:21:36 +0530

Mo Farah brought down the curtain on his peerless track career in Britain by winning his farewell race on home soil on an emotional afternoon at the Birmingham Grand Prix Diamond League meeting on Sunday.



PHOTOS: Football takes over India Gate

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 21:07:57 +0530

An overwhelming 2.5 lakh people turned up at the India Gate to get a glimpse of the glittering trophy, which will be presented to the winners of the upcoming FIFA U-17 World Cup on Sunday.



Indian football team rewrite history

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 20:13:15 +0530

The Indian Football team have now broken all records having won eight games on the trot since the AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers Playoff Round 1 match against Laos on June 2, 2016.



Football Briefs: WC stadium shaped like Arabian cap

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 19:42:48 +0530

News of all that's transpired on and off the football field



Sports Shorts: Paes teams up with Raja; Harika shares spoils

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 19:42:17 +0530

A summary of sports events and sports persons, who made news on Sunday.



Badminton Worlds: Srikanth, Sindhu start quest for elusive gold

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 15:35:22 +0530

Kidambi Srikanth and two-time bronze medallist P V Sindhu will headline a 21-member Indian contingent as they gun for the elusive gold medal at the World Badminton Championships starting in Glasgow on Monday.



Here is where Nadal will start his 2018 season

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 14:34:11 +0530

Rafael Nadal announced on Sunday that he would be opening his 18th season as a professional at the Brisbane International in January.



We take a look at La Liga and Bundesliga

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 13:37:27 +0530

Atletico Madrid demonstrated their remarkable team spirit to come roaring back from two goals and a man down to draw 2-2 at Liga debutants Girona on Saturday, after Antoine Griezmann had been sent off for the first time in his career.



Anand finishes disappointing ninth in St. Louis

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 10:51:17 +0530

Former world champion Viswanathan Anand had another disappointing final day as the Indian finished on ninth spot in the St. Louis Rapid and Blitz Chess tournament, a part of the Grand Chess tour.



Jese's dream debut sinks Arsenal

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 08:13:34 +0530

New signing Jese made a dream debut for Stoke City, scoring the winner in a 1-0 victory over Arsenal in the Premier League on Saturday.



EPL PHOTOS: United rout Swansea, Liverpool edge past Palace

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 22:02:44 +0530

Manchester United continued their perfect start to the Premier League season by crushing Swansea City 4-0 with three late goals in four minutes.



Arjuna award: 'Myneni no less deserving than Bopanna'

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 19:21:28 +0530

Union Sports Secretary Injeti Srinivas on Saturday made it clear that Saketh Myneni is "no less deserving" than Rohan Bopanna for the prestigious Arjuna award despite questions being raised about his merit.



I have been wrongly denied Dronacharya Award: Satyanarayana

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 17:47:19 +0530

Satyanarayana, who has coached Rio Paralympics gold medallist Mariyappan Thangavelu, has been dropped from the list of this year's Dronacharya awardees due to a criminal case pending against him before the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate at Saket in Delhi.



Coach dropped from Dronacharya list; Bopanna snubbed again

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 17:16:35 +0530

The Sports Ministry dropped para-sports coach Satyanarayana from the list of this year's Dronacharya awardees due to a criminal case pending against him, but made no changes to the names recommended for the Khel Ratna and Arjuna awards.



PHOTOS: Champions Bayern off to a smashing start

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 17:15:25 +0530

Champions Bayern Munich comfortably beat Bayer Leverkusen 3-1 in the Bundesliga season opener on Friday to lay down a marker as they eye a record-extending sixth straight German league title.



Sania, Bopanna out of Cincinnati Masters

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 14:23:58 +0530

Rohan Bopanna and Sania Mirza bowed out of the Cincinnati Masters after losing their quarter-final and semi-final matches with their respective partners in the men's and women's doubles.



Kyrgios sweeps away Nadal in Cincinnati quarters

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 12:50:25 +0530

The 22-year-old Australian breezed past the 15-times Grand Slam champion in about one hour and 20 minutes.



Transfer watch: 'United under no pressure to complete fourth signing'

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 12:36:11 +0530

Manchester United are satisfied with their transfer business and under no pressure to sign a fourth player in the current window, manager Jose Mourinho said.



Barcelona players plan shirt tribute for victims of deadly attack

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 00:43:04 +0530

Barcelona's players will bear the city's name on the back of their shirts in tribute to the victims of Thursday's deadly attack in the Catalan capital when they play Real Betis in La Liga on Sunday, the club said in a statement.



Liverpool reject third Barcelona bid for Coutinho

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 21:22:39 +0530

Reports in British media put the latest bid at 125 million euros.



Another bad day for Vishy Anand in St. Louis

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 21:09:42 +0530

Former World champion Viswanathan Anand had another bad outing, drawing seven and losing two games, to remain on joint eighth place after the end of nine rounds of blitz in the St. Louis Rapid and blitz chess tournament in St. Louis, United States.



EPL: Costa accuses Chelsea of pricing him out of Atletico move

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 17:51:59 +0530

Costa has not played for Chelsea since the FA Cup final in May, following which he claims manager Antonio Conte sent him a text telling him he was not in his plans for the new season.



English Premier League managers back transfer window change

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:44:20 +0530

A vote will take place at the Premier League shareholders meeting on September 7 and clubs from the lower divisions in the English Football League are set to follow suit next month.



Sports Shorts: Aus cyclist Perkins to represent Russia at 2020 Olympics

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:14:48 +0530

A summary of sports events and sports persons, who made news on Friday



7 women support referees to officiate at Under-17 World Cup

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:11:37 +0530

In a historic first for international football, seven women officials have been picked as support referees for the FIFA Under-17 World Cup in India, which kicks off on October 6.



'Can a Vijender or a Sushil now compete in swimming or gymnastics?'

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:02:12 +0530

Infuriated over Khel Ratna snub Paralympian Deepa Malik gets Haryana CM backing'And I am not lobbying for it. Lobbying is when you try to influence people before the committee sits and decide. When I found my name is not there, I wrote to the ministry, it's an appeal. I have got the backing of my state CM. Haryana is a sports conscious state. He (CM) also felt that I have been overlooked'



Football Briefs: Sanchez in Chile squad for World Cup qualifiers

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 15:36:00 +0530

News of all that's transpired on and off the football field



Tennis round-up: Dimitrov, Bopanna-Dodig in Cincinnati quarters

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:40:09 +0530

The seventh-seeded Bulgarian advanced to his eighth ATP World Tour Masters 1000 quarter-final with a 6-3, 7-5 victory over Del Potro, who struggled with the intense heat in the closing stages of the one hour, 39 minute match.



What you must not miss in the EPL this weekend

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 11:06:37 +0530

Following is a match by match look at the English Premier League's weekend fixtures:



New set back for troubled Barca...

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 11:03:58 +0530

Suarez, Pique sidelined with injury



Real's confidence contrasts with Barca's concern as season begins

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:56:15 +0530

Barcelona finished three points behind Real Madrid last season but there is concern the gap between Spain's biggest two sides could be far larger this season.



REVEALED! Bolt on what went wrong in his final race...

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 21:49:20 +0530

Usain Bolt delivered a rebuke those who questioned whether he really suffered an injury in his farewell race at the World Athletics Championships by revealing details of his hamstring tear on Thursday.



Anand, Kasparov finish bottom in St Louis Rapid

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 21:48:18 +0530

Former World champion Viswanathan Anand suffered a disappointing final round loss against Sergey Karjakin of Russia to finish joint eighth in the St Louis Rapid Chess tournament in St Louis, on Thursday.



Bengaluru FC sign India's No.1 keeper Gurpreet, create history

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 20:53:37 +0530

National team goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu became the first Indian player to be signed by an Indian club from an European club in a move involving a transfer fee.



VOTE: Who will win FIFA Player of the Year?

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 20:22:15 +0530

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi will again be duelling for the title of world's best footballer after their names once again headed the shortlist on Thursday for The Best FIFA Men's Player.



Can Saina regain lost glory at World Championship?

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:47:26 +0530

The first Indian woman to clinch a silver medal at the World Championship in the 2015 edition at Jakarta, Saina has been struggling ever since, limping out of the Olympics last year with a knee injury.



Sports Shorts: 16-year-old Lakshya wins Bulgaria Open badminton title

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 17:02:15 +0530

A summary of sports events and sports persons, who made news on Thursday



Tennis round-up: Nadal cruises; Sania in Cincinnati quarters

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 14:58:39 +0530

Nadal, who got a first-round bye, defeated Richard Gasquet 6-3, 6-4 to advance.



Champions League: Napoli beat nine-man Nice; Celtic thump Astana

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 14:17:09 +0530

Former European champions Celtic were helped by two own goals as they thumped Astana 5-0 at home and a late goal from Wissam Ben Yedder gave Sevilla a 2-1 win at Istanbul Basaksehir in torrential rain.



Van Dijk's hopes of moving out of Southampton dashed

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 13:25:55 +0530

'Nobody is for sale that we don't want to sell and so he is not for sale in this window. We have said it more than once'



Coutinho, Dembele set to reinforce struggling Barca

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 11:48:11 +0530

Livepool striker and Dembele close in on Camp Nou move



Pistorius allowed out of prison for grandmother's funeral

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 10:12:39 +0530

"He applied for compassionate leave which was considered and approval was granted. He left this morning and he was back around 1:20 pm," spokesman for the Department of Correctional Services Singabakho Nxumalo said.



PHOTOS: How Madrid crushed Barcelona to win Super Cup

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 09:44:06 +0530

Marco Asensio followed up his brilliant late goal in Sunday's first leg with a stunning effort from 30 metres in the fourth minute that proved a punishing blow for the Catalans.



Ronaldo loses appeal against five-match ban

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 23:00:24 +0530

Ronaldo shoved referee Ricardo de Burgos Bengoetxea when he was dismissed for diving in Madrid's 3-1 win over Barcelona on Sunday. He will now miss Wednesday's second leg as well as the first four La Liga games of the season.



Kang claims AFI told him to drop out of World C'ships

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 22:34:38 +0530

He was not handed a provisional suspension as it was not mandatory under WADA rules.



EPL news: Sanchez could be out of Arsenal... for FREE!

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 20:41:59 +0530

Sanchez, 28, is currently in the final year of his contract. He has been linked with a move to Paris St Germain in the current transfer window.



Venus gearing up for arrival of new family member and the US Open

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 19:39:34 +0530

While Venus has been doing pretty well on-court, the 37-year-old is busy with some off-court chores and it reads - online shopping for the newborn.



Tennis round-up: Bacsinszky out of US Open with hand injury

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 17:56:43 +0530

India's Leander Paes and his German partner Alexander Zverev went down to the Spanish duo of Feliciano Lopez and Marc Lopez in a men's doubles first round match to bow out of the Cincinnati Open.



Liverpool on brink of Champions League spot

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 17:43:45 +0530

Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet saved an early penalty and James Milner's shot was deflected into his own net by Havard Nordtveit for the English Premier League side's second goal in an end-to-end match.



Barcelona skipper Iniesta to miss Super Cup 2nd leg

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 16:42:13 +0530

Barcelona said captain Iniesta would miss the match after he was not able to train with his team mates on Tuesday ahead of the encounter at the Santiago Bernabeu, where the Catalans will look to overturn a 3-1 deficit.



Check out Serena's 'outrageous' comeback plans...

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 15:14:25 +0530

Serena Williams aims to defend her Australian Open title next year, the American saying the rapid return to action would only give her around three months to prepare after giving birth to her first child.



The Kings Return: When Vishy clashed with Kasparov

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 11:38:04 +0530

Garry Kasparov, arguably the greatest player ever, returns to competitive chess after 12 years.



Maria Sharapova gets US Open wildcard

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 23:11:38 +0530

Former world number one Maria Sharapova will make her first Grand Slam appearance in over 18 months after she was awarded a main-draw wildcard for the upcoming US Open, the tennis tournament's organisers confirmed on Tuesday.



Another feather in Neymar's cap

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 23:02:43 +0530

Neymar becomes goodwill ambassador for world's disabled



Football Roundup: Former United defender Brown joins ISL

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 20:44:36 +0530

This and more from the happenings in the world of football



Who will win UEFA player of the year award?

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 20:33:37 +0530

Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Gianluigi Buffon have been nominated for the UEFA's Player of the Year award, the sport's European governing body said on Tuesday.



Sports Shorts: Lacklustre day for Anand; Kasparov returns to competition

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 20:22:14 +0530

A summary of sports events and sports persons, who made news on Tuesday



Cincinnati Open: Keys beats Vandeweghe; Querrey in 2nd round

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 11:03:28 +0530

Madison Keys beat fellow American CoCo Vandeweghe for the second time in eight days with a 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 victory on Monday to reach the second round of the Cincinnati Open.



What Barcelona needs to do after Madrid defeat

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 10:43:02 +0530

Sergio Busquets called on Barcelona to sign more players after the club's 3-1 Spanish Super Cup defeat by Real Madrid on Sunday.



Rafael Nadal is back as World No 1!

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 22:12:10 +0530

Federer's pullout from Cincinnati hands number one spot to the Spaniard



Ronaldo fined and handed FIVE-MATCH ban!

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 20:40:51 +0530

Upset by referee Ricardo De Burgos Bengoetxea's decision to dismiss him, Ronaldo shoved the official, which landed him in further hot water.



CAPTURED! Moments that made World Championships memorable

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 20:31:04 +0530

There was plenty of other Track & Field action that demanded our attention and we've given them their due. So scroll down to view some of the best images that went into making this World Championships a memorable one...



Chelsea treating me like a criminal: Costa

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 15:54:13 +0530

Diego Costa has accused Chelsea of treating him like a "criminal" in a forthright newspaper interview which will deepen the breach with the Premier League club.



Exit Neymar, enter another Brazilian for Barca

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 15:33:37 +0530

Barcelona have agreed a deal with Guangzhou Evergrande to sign midfielder Paulinho for 40 million euros, the Spanish club announced on Monday.



World Athletics PIX: US reclaim 4x400m title, more injury woe for Jamaica

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 15:27:23 +0530

Olympic champions the United States reclaimed their women's 4x400m relay world title as Jamaica suffered more injury heartbreak in the World Championships final on Sunday.*



Sports Shorts: Disappointing finish to PGA Championships for Lahiri; Thomas win

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 14:20:08 +0530

A summary of sports events and sports persons, who made news on Monday.



PIX: PSG's big money star Neymar shines on debut

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 12:31:27 +0530

Neymar lived up to expectations as he showed his class on his Ligue 1 debut on Sunday, scoring one and setting up another goal in Paris St Germain's 3-0 win at En Avant Guingamp.



Paes dropped; Bhambri, Myneni back in Davis Cup squad

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 11:34:49 +0530

Top singles player Yuki Bhambri on Monday returned to the Indian Davis Cup team along with Saketh Myneni even as veteran Leander Paes was expectedly dropped from the squad for the tie against Canada next month.



PHOTOS: Ronaldo hogs headlines as Real thrash Barcelona

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 10:52:45 +0530

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a sensational goal and was then sent off for a combination of his provocative celebration and for diving as Real Madrid beat Barcelona 3-1 in an explosive Spanish Super Cup first leg on Sunday.



20-year-old Zverev stuns Federer in Montreal final

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 09:47:19 +0530

The victory over the 19-times Grand Slam champion was the second ATP World Tour Masters 1000 title of the season for the 20-year-old German, who also beat Novak Djokovic in Rome.



Hockey: India shock Netherlands 4-3 in a thrilling encounter

Sun, 13 Aug 2017 23:46:43 +0530

Manpreet (30th minute, 44th) was the star for sixth- ranked India, while Varun Kumar (17th) and Harjeet Singh (49th) also sounded the board.



World Athletics: Khushbir finishes 42nd in women's 20km race walk

Sun, 13 Aug 2017 23:39:01 +0530

The 24-year-old Punjab athlete clocked 1 hour 36 minute and 41 seconds, more than two minutes outside her season best of 1 hour 34 minute and one second, to finish 42nd out of 52 competitors who finished the race.



EPL PHOTOS: Manchester United crush West Ham 4-0; Alli shines for Spurs

Sun, 13 Aug 2017 22:57:37 +0530

Images from the English Premier League matches played on Sunday



World C'ships: Race walker Diniz becomes oldest world champion at 39

Sun, 13 Aug 2017 20:32:57 +0530

A round-up of all the results from the 16th World Athletic Championships in London



Mairaj-Rashmmi bag gold at Asian Shotgun C'ship

Sun, 13 Aug 2017 19:08:30 +0530

The Indian duo edged the Chinese pair of Liu Jiangchi and Gao Jianmei 28-27 in the gold-medal match.



Delhi teen picked in Dutch club's youth squad

Sun, 13 Aug 2017 18:19:40 +0530

NEC Nijmegen is a professional football club, which competes in the Dutch Eerste Divisie. The club's youth teams feature at the highest level in Dutch Youth Leagues and compete against top European clubs in international tournaments.



Will Paes be considered for Davis Cup tie vs Canada?

Sun, 13 Aug 2017 17:48:42 +0530

Bopanna being the highest-ranked doubles player in the country is automatic choice for the doubles rubber.



PHOTOS World Athletics: Pearson roars to world 100m hurdles gold

Sun, 13 Aug 2017 14:15:15 +0530

Australia's Sally Pearson completed one of the great sporting comebacks when she overcame two years of injury agony to win the world 100 metres hurdles title at the age of 30.



PHOTOS: Injury floors Bolt and ruins final farewell

Sun, 13 Aug 2017 11:49:50 +0530

Usain Bolt's final appearance on the track ended in agony on Saturday as he pulled up injured running the final leg of the World Championships 4x100 metres relay as Britain stunned the United States to win a shock gold medal.



What caused Bolt's injury in his farewell race

Sun, 13 Aug 2017 11:18:52 +0530

Usain Bolt's Jamaican team mates complained that a 45-minute wait in the call room before the race had hampered their preparations.



'Confident' Federer beats Haase to enter Montreal final

Sun, 13 Aug 2017 11:18:25 +0530

Roger Federer used a dominant service game to beat Dutchman Robin Haase 6-3, 7-6(5) in Montreal on Saturday, setting up a Rogers Cup final against German Alexander Zverev.



Edris ends Farah's invincibility in final race

Sun, 13 Aug 2017 11:12:04 +0530

Mo Farah's aura of invincibility after six years of unrelenting success was finally cracked in his very last major track race on Saturday as he lost his world 5,000 meters title to Ethiopia's Muktar Edris.