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Messi says he has retired from internationals

Agencies, East Rutherford, New Jersey Lionel Messi has said he is to retire from international soccer after Argentina were beaten 4-2 by Chile on penalties in the final of the Copa America, the fourth time he has lost a final with the national...

Serena battles rivals, self-doubt at Wimbledon

Agencies, London Serena Williams finds herself under siege from revitalised rivals and an army of doubters as the defending champion starts her bid for a seventh Wimbledon title and a record-equalling 22nd Grand Slam crown. Since she walked...

Narang finishes 7th at ISSF World Cup

Agencies, Baku (Azerbaijan) Olympic Bronze medalist Gagan Narang finished seventh in the men’s 50m Rifle prone event at International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup here today. It was shooters fifth final in the event in the last...

Serena concerned over Zika, but puts faith in Olympic support team

Agencies, Tennis star Serena Williams says she is concerned about the Zika outbreak ahead of August’s Rio Olympics, but has faith in the support team dealing with worries about the mosquito-carried virus. A number of major names, including...

England batsman Compton to take immediate break

Agencies, London England top order batsman Nick Compton is to take an immediate break from cricket after a challenging start to the season “both physically and mentally”, Middlesex and England management said today. The decision means the...

Pooja finishes fourth in Women’s 10m Air Rifle

Agencies, Baku, Azerbaijan Continuing her good run, Indian shooter Pooja Ghatkar finished fourth on day three of the sixth and final International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup (Rifle/ Pistol/ Shotgun) here today. Competing in...

Jadhav leads India to T20 series win

Agencies, Harare India’s Kedar Jadhav blasted his highest score in Twenty20 internationals as they beat Zimbabwe by three runs in a tense finish to claim the three-match series 2-1 at the Harare Sports Club today. Zimbabwe won the toss and...

Djokovic, Murray seeded for Wimbledon final showdown

Agencies, London Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray are on course for a Wimbledon final showdown after being confirmed as the top two seeds for the grass-court Grand Slam. World number one Djokovic and second ranked Murray will be seeded in those...