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  • Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) is defended by Denver Nuggets forward Torrey Craig (3) during the first half in game five of the Western Conference Finals of the 2020 NBA Playoffs at AdventHealth Arena. (USA TODAY Sports Photo via Reuters)
    NBA: LeBron James ends Lakers' 10-year Finals drought
    New York, September 27 (IANS): Los Angeles Lakers earned a comfortable 117-107 win against Denver Nuggets in Game 5 to win Western Conference Finals 4-1 in their latest encounter of the ongoing NBA season. Saturday night's game was the 10th NBA Finals appear
  • Russia's Andrey Rublev celebrates winning the final against Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas. REUTERS/Fabian Bimmer
    Tennis: Rublev stuns Tsitsipas to lift Hamburg title
    (Reuters): Andrey Rublev will arrive at the French Open having secured his third ATP title of the season after the Russian youngster defeated Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-4 3-6 7-5 in the Hamburg European Open final on Sunday. As the year's last Grand Slam bega
  • Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton before the race. Pool via REUTERS/Bryn Lennon
    They're trying to stop me, says unhappy Hamilton
    (Reuters): Lewis Hamilton accused Formula One stewards of trying to stop him winning after being handed two time penalties in Sunday's Russian Grand Prix. The punishment, for infringements before the race had even started, cost the six-times world champ
  • Romania's Simona Halep celebrates after winning her first round match against Spain's Sara Sorribes Tormo REUTERS/Charles Platiau
    Birthday girl Halep sails through after slow start
    PARIS, September 27 (Reuters): Romanian top seed Simona Halep started slowly before hitting top gear against Spaniard Sara Sorribes Tormo to celebrate her 29th birthday with a breezy 6-4 6-0 win in the French Open first round on Sunday. The former worl
  • Leeds United's Patrick Bamford celebrates scoring their first goal Pool via REUTERS/Alex Livesey
    Late Bamford header gives Leeds win at Sheffield United
    SHEFFIELD, England, September 27 (Reuters): Patrick Bamford's 88th-minute header gave Leeds United a 1-0 win at Sheffield United in their Yorkshire Premier League derby on Sunday. Jack Harrison whipped in a superb cross from the left wing and Bamford ro
  • Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas celebrates with the trophy on the podium after winning the race. Pool via REUTERS/Yuri Kochetkov
    Bottas wins in Russia as penalties dash Hamilton's record bid
    SOCHI, Russia, September 27 (Reuters): Valtteri Bottas won the Russian Grand Prix for Mercedes on Sunday after team mate and championship leader Lewis Hamilton collected two time penalties for infringements before the race had even started. Hamilton, who st
  • Belarus' Victoria Azarenka in action during her first round match against Montenegro's Danka Kovinic. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
    Tennis: Frosty Azarenka powers through in Paris
    PARIS, September 27 (Reuters): Former world number one Victoria Azarenka complained about the playing conditions at the French Open amid light drizzle and low temperatures during her 6-1 6-2 first-round victory on Sunday. The U.S. Open runner-up, who entere
  • Genoa's Lasse Schone REUTERS/Massimo Pinca
    Second Genoa player tests positive for COVID-19
    ROME, September 27 (Reuters): Genoa midfielder Lasse Schone has tested positive for COVID-19, a day after his team mate Mattia Perin contracted the virus ahead of their Serie A trip to Napoli on Sunday. Denmark international Schone was found to be positive
  • Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton wears a shirt in reference to Breonna Taylor on the podium as he celebrates after winning the race Pool via REUTERS/Jennifer Lorenzini
    FIA moves to rule out repeat of Hamilton's Breonna Taylor T-shirt
    (Reuters): Formula One's governing body set out new pre- and post-race rules for driver attire on Sunday in a move that bars world champion Lewis Hamilton from wearing campaigning T-shirts on the podium. The Briton wore a black T-shirt at the Tuscan Gra
  • Ex-India spinner Neetu David heads new women's selection panel
    New Delhi, September 26 (IANS): Former India spinner Neetu David has been appointed chairperson of a new five-member senior women's selection panel, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said on Saturday. The announcement ends a nearly 10-month witho
  • World Table Tennis announces 2021 event 'Hubs'
    New Delhi, September 26 (IANS): World Table Tennis (WTT) has announced the first half of the 2021 WTT calendar, including three separate "Hubs" to be staged in the Middle East, China and Europe. According to the calendar, the first Hub will be staged b
  • Badminton 2020 season to be completed in January 2021: BWF
    Kuala Lumpur, September 26 (IANS): The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has announced the Asian leg of the adjusted World Tour 2020 will take place in Bangkok in January next year, which means the 2020 season will now end in 2021. The BWF on Friday said that due
  • Novak Djokovic celebrates with the trophy after winning the final against Argentina's Diego Schwartzman Pool via REUTERS/Riccardo Antimiani
    US Open ball incident won't change way I deal with emotions, says Djokovic
    PARIS, September 26 (Reuters): Novak Djokovic said he will not let the ball incident that caused his U.S. Open disqualification affect the way he manages his emotions on court as he makes his Grand Slam return at Roland Garros. The Serbian, disqualified in New Y
  • Augsburg's Felix Uduokhai (not pictured) celebrates scoring their first goal on September 26. Christof Stache/Pool via REUTERS
    Caligiuri leads Augsburg to stunning 2-0 win over Dortmund
    BERLIN, September 26 (Reuters): Bundesliga title hopefuls Borussia Dortmund suffered a blow in a 2-0 defeat at Augsburg on Saturday, surrendering without a fight as Daniel Caligiuri set up the first goal and scored the second in his 300th league game. Despi
  • Lewis Hamilton celebrates qualifying in pole position. Pool via REUTERS/Bryn Lennon
    Hamilton on pole in Russia with sights on Schumacher record
    (Reuters): Formula One championship leader Lewis Hamilton roared back from qualifying drama at the Russian Grand Prix on Saturday to put his Mercedes on pole position for what could be a record-equalling 91st victory. Red Bull's Max Verstappen seized se


  • Treating the heart with scientific breakthroughs, lifestyle changes
    New Delhi, September 27 (IANSlife): From the time the first Coronavirus case was recorded in China, to India's numbers crossing four million, COVID-19 has millions of lives under its ambit. Now, for a country like India, where the cardiovascular disease burden is already at an alarming
  • 'Vitamin D cuts complications, risk of death in Covid patients'
    New York, September 26 (IANS): A new research adds to the growing body of evidence that patients with sufficient levels of Vitamin D are less likely to experience complications and die from Covid-19. According to the study, published in the journal PLOS ONE, hospitalised Covid-19 patien
  • 9 ways to build resilience and tackle mental health problems
    New Delhi, September 26 (IANSlife): Covid-19 has triggered a global financial crisis and due to strict adoption of lockdown measures, the magnitude of poor mental health is increasing across the world. The 'New Normal' hopes to bring a positive outcome, but the fear of contracting
  • People aged between 30-40 coming with new-found cardio issues
    New Delhi, September 26 (IANS): Respiratory disorders caused by Covid-19 have taken a centre-stage during the pandemic, overshadowing other burgeoning health issues, particularly cardiovascular disorders (CVDs). With the recent uptick in heart diseases over the last few months, people are
  • Does the cure for Coronavirus symptoms lie in natural medicine?
    New Delhi, September 26 (IANSlife): In the last eight months of the Coronavirus pandemic, enough cases have been made for supplementing Covid-19 treatment with natural medicine. Data emerging from multiple locations has recorded a decline in mortality rates in the states and countries who


  • Advantage agricultural reforms: A turning point for farmers
    BY R.K. PACHNANDA IANS | September 27 After retirement from the army, my father took up farming at Village Shahpur, on the Pinjore-Nalagarh Road, in Haryana. After every wheat harvest, my mother used to cart the wheat herself on the tractor to the Chandigarh mandi. She used to wait for
  • Jaswant Singh: A soft-spoken former Army officer, astute politician (Obituary)
    New Delhi, September 27 (IANS): A soft-spoken man, former BJP leader Jaswant Singh was one of the founding members of the Bharatiya Janata Party and a leading light of the party when Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Lal Krishan Advani helmed it through the tumultuous period of Indian politics. And
  • Dirty secret: Half of world lacks clean cooking, at a huge cost
    Failure to provide about 4 billion people with access to clean, safe and affordable ways of cooking is costing $2.4 trillion a year   BARCELONA, September 25 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A global failure to provide about 4 billion people - half the world's population - with
  • World's youth rallies against climate change
    As climate impacts surge, Greta Thunberg's Fridays for Future protesters mount more than 3,100 demonstrations around the world BRUSSELS, September 25 (Reuters) - United under Swedish activist Greta Thunberg, young people rallied worldwide on Friday to demand urgent action to halt ca
  • Modi factor driving Indian Americans towards Trump: Survey
    New Delhi, September 24 (PTI): Indian Americans, particularly in the battleground states, are coming out in support of President Donald Trump in large numbers due to a combination of 12 factors, prominent among which is his friendship with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, according to an inte


  • Changing footwear trends in India
    New Delhi, September 27 (IANSlife): Covid-19 has changed consumer buying patterns across segments, ranging from FMCG, personal care, apparel to footwear. The change has also led manufacturers to take innovative strategies and widen certain product portfolio ranges to attract consumers and
  • Campaign creates buzz about perils of early marriage and pregnancies in Rajasthan
    Jaipur, September 26 (IANS) : The Zero Teenage Pregnancy (ZTP) campaign, launched at the start of this year, aiming at highlighting the issue in Rajasthan, has created a buzz around the sensitive and important issue of early marriages and pregnancies. In all these months, the campaign h
  • PM Modi is my son: Shaheen Bagh's 'Bilkis Dadi'
    New Delhi, September 25 (ANI): Bilkis Bano, the 82-year-old who earned the moniker "Dadi of Shaheen Bagh" during the long protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act in the national capital has now been named among the 100-most influential global personalities by Time magazine.
  • Raveena Tandon on drugs probe: Celebrities are soft targets
    Mumbai, September 25 (IANS): Actress Raveen Tandon on Friday said celebrities are soft targets in the ongoing drugs-related investigation. The actress feels the war against drugs should be across the country, and not just be restricted to probing film industries. Raveena expressed her o
  • Tele-cardiology: How Covid-19 changed healthcare from traditional to digital
    New Delhi, September 25 (IANSlife): We are going through a difficult, unique and a challenging time because of the Covid-19 pandemic. It has changed our lives remarkably, has affected practically every person, every individual, every professional, every industry. Affected governments acros