Tue, 29 Sep 2020

May be unsafe for Springboks to play, warns Erasmus

SA Rugby's director of rugby Rassie Erasmus said on Monday it may not be safe for the Springboks to compete ...

New Zealand to start home summer against West Indies in November

Auckland [New Zealand], September 29 (ANI): New Zealand men's cricket team will be beginning their 2020-21 home summer with the ...

Belinda Clark to step down from CA after 30 years service to cricket

Melbourne [Australia], September 29 (ANI): Belinda Clark will be stepping down from Cricket Australia (CA) on 30 November 2020 and ...

Researchers get a better grip on left and right handedness

Washington [US], September 29 (ANI): In the largest study of its kind to date, researchers have identified 48 genetic variants ...

Fucsovics sends Medvedev to another early exit at French Open

Hungarian Marton Fucsovics shocked fourth-seeded Daniil Medvedev of Russia 6-4, 7-6 (3), 2-6, 6-1 in the first round of the ...

It's about to become easier to lend irresponsibly, to help the recovery

What used to be known as a requirement to lend responsibly is now regarded as red tape.The National Consumer Credit ...

Does Australia really have the deadliest snakes? We debunk 6 common myths

As we settle into spring and temperatures rise, snakes are emerging from their winter hideouts to bask in the sun. ...

IPL 13: RCB clinch Super Over thriller against Mumbai Indians

Dubai [UAE], September 29 (ANI): Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) defeated Mumbai Indians in the Super Over in Indian Premier League ...

Nadal breezes through opener at French Open

Rafael Nadal converted all five break points and rolled to a 6-4, 6-4, 6-2 win over Egor Gerasimov of Belarus ...

Serena overcomes shaky start in Roland Garros opener

Serena Williams made a slow but successful start on Monday to her latest pursuit of a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam ...

Serena opens with win at French Open

Serena Williams began her drive for an elusive 24th Grand Slam title on Monday with a 7-6 (2), 6-0 first-round ...

IPL 13: RCB set target of 202 runs for Mumbai Indians

Dubai [UAE], September 28 (ANI): Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) set a very competitive target of 202 runs for Mumbai Indians ...

Global Markets Surge Monday

Global markets are beginning the trading week Monday with significant gains.Britain's benchmark FTSE index is up 1.5% at the midday ...

Australia's COVID-19 Hotspot, Victoria State Reports 5 New Cases

Officials in Australia's Victoria state - considered the nation's COVID-19 hotspot - reported five new cases Monday, the lowest case ...

Asian Markets Begin the Trading Week on the Rise

Global markets are beginning the trading week Monday with significant gains.Britain's benchmark FTSE index is up 1.5% at the midday ...

Kgothatso Montjane makes competitive return at French Open

South African top wheelchair tennis ace Kgothatso Montjane is preparing her return to competition after a seven-month layoff at the ...

Thiem aces tough French Open test as Nadal, Serena pursue records

US Open winner Dominic Thiem navigated a testing first-round French Open tie against former major champion Marin Cilic on Monday, ...

Proteas women put through their paces in second camp in Potch

Cricket South Africa (CSA) revealed that a 21-player national women's camp has assembled at Senwes Park in Potchefstroom on Monday.According ...

Coronavirus watch updates, Sept. 28

A snack stand owner wearing a face mask waits for customers with her dog in Myeongdong shopping area in Seoul, ...

Nadal begins 'most difficult' French Open as Serena tries again

Rafael Nadal embarks Monday on what he has described as his "most difficult ever Roland Garros" while Serena Williams launches ...

Swafford prevails in Dominican for 2nd career win

Hudson Swafford birdied the 71st hole and parred the 72nd hole to emerge with a one-shot win Sunday in the ...

Murray says 'difficult' to be former self after Wawrinka rout

Andy Murray said Sunday it was going to be "difficult" for the former world number one to reach his level ...

Venus coy on future after early Roland Garros exit

Venus Williams said she was "not looking forward yet" to 2021 after suffering a third successive first round exit at ...

Halep, Gauff win French openers

No. 1 seed Simona Halep fought off two break points in the first set, then cruised to victory in opening-round ...

Wawrinka ousts Murray in straight sets at French Open

Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka ousted Andy Murray in first-round play at the French Open on Sunday in a matchup of three-time ...

Scientists examine neurological consequences of COVID-19

Melbourne [Australia], September 27 (ANI): In a recent study, neuroscientists and clinicians examined the potential link between COVID-19 and increased ...

Wawrinka brushes Murray aside at Roland Garros

Former champion Stan Wawrinka brushed aside Andy Murray 6-1, 6-3, 6-2 in the marquee match-up on the opening day of ...

Tobacco Causes One in Five Deaths from Heart Disease

GENEVA - The World Health Organization reports tobacco kills 1.9 million people, or 20 percent of all those who die ...

Halep recovers from early deficit to win French opener

No. 1 seed Simona Halep fought off two break points in the first set, then cruised to victory in opening-round ...

'Ridiculous' cold and rain sparks French Open revolt

Roland Garros got underway in the "ridiculous" chill and damp of Paris on Sunday with former world number one Victoria ...

Italian teen Sinner crushes Goffin on Roland Garros debut

Italian teenager Jannik Sinner demolished Belgian 11th seed David Goffin 7-5, 6-0, 6-3 in the first round of the French ...

Even in 2020, a double standard is still applied to women in the spotlight

We are wrong to think the Trump era of attacks on women's leadership, credibility and character is new, or even ...

Melbourne virus curfew to be lifted after nearly two months

An overnight curfew in Australia's second-biggest city will be lifted from Monday, almost two months after it was imposed across ...

Kimmince, Haynes shine as Australia defeat New Zealand in second T20I

Brisbane [Australia], September 27 (ANI): Delissa Kimmince's three-wicket haul and Rachel Haynes' 40-run knock helped Australia defeat New Zealand by ...

Aaron Rai leads at Irish Open, SA's Dean Burmester in the hunt

Aaron Rai will take a one-stroke lead into the final round of the Irish Open at Galgorm Castle Golf Club ...

In Leaders' UN Videos, Backgrounds Tell Stories, Too

UNITED NATIONS - Chinese President Xi Jinping urged the world to "reject attempts to build blocks to keep others out" ...

Eoin Morgan lauds Shubman Gill in Kolkata's big IPL win

England's Eoin Morgan heaped praise on young Indian opener Shubman Gill after the batting duo led Kolkata Knight Riders to ...

Serena 'not at 100%' in hunt for Grand Slam record

Serena Williams admitted she was still feeling the lingering effects of an Achilles problem Saturday but said it would not ...

Body fat deep below the surface is a toxic risk, especially for your heart

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, it's easy to forget one of the largest health challenges we face remains the global obesity ...

China denies alleged mass destruction of mosques in Xinjiang region

China has rejected claims that the authorities destroyed two thirds of the mosques in the predominantly Muslim Xinjiang Autonomous Region. ...

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BAGHDAD, Iraq - The United States is threatening to close its embassy in Baghdad amid frustrations over attacks by Shi'ite ...

Trump wants Biden to be tested for drugs prior to debate

WASHINGTON, DC, September 28 (ANI): U.S. President Donald Trump has once again suggested that he and Democratic presidential nominee Joe ...

Indian prime minister laments India's role at United Nation

New York/New Delhi [US/India], September 26 (ANI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday called for the reforms "in the responses, ...

Saturday is International Day for Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons

NEW YORK, New York - On the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons marked on Saturday, the ...

Twenty young air forces cadets on board doomed Ukraine plane

KIEV, Ukraine - Twenty-six people, mostly air force cadets have been killed in a military transport plane crash in northeastern ...

Shocking list of crimes related to recent protests revealed

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