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Davis Cup: Djokovic puts Serbia ahead before Canada hit back

Serbia's Novak Djokovic returns the ball to Canada's Vasek Pospisil during their Davis Cup semi-final tennis match in Belgrade September 13, 2013.

Serbia’s Novak Djokovic returns the ball to Canada’s Vasek Pospisil during their Davis Cup semi-final tennis match in Belgrade September 13, 2013. REUTERS BELGRADE: Serbia

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Manchester United's Wayne Rooney (R) challenges Liverpool's Luis Suarez during their English Premier League soccer match at Anfield in Liverpool, northern England, March 6, 2011. REUTERS/Phil Noble/Files
Moyes will wait to decide on Rooney return

LONDON: David Moyes will wait until the last minute before deciding if Wayne Rooney can return from his head injury in Manchester United’s Premier League clash against Crystal Palace on

Samuel Eto'o plays for Anzhi Makhachkala against Newcastle in a Europa League game at St James's Park on March 14, 2013
Mourinho set to hand Eto’o his Chelsea debut

LONDON: Jose Mourinho is planning to hand Cameroon striker Samuel Eto’o his Premier League debut when Chelsea visit Everton on Saturday. Eto’o, 32, moved to Stamford Bridge from Russian club

Afghanistan captain Haroon Fakhruddin (L) and Indian Captain Sunil Chhetri (R) Photo: SAFF Championship/FB
India, Afghan gear up for the SAFF Championship title

KATHMANDU: India and Afghanistan will rock Dasrath Rangsala for the title of eighth SAFF Championship 2013 on Wednesday evening. India has won the title for five times so far and

Serena Williams poses with her her fifth US Open title, and second in a row, and her 17th career Grand Slam crown
Serena Williams wins fifth US Open‚ 17th Slam title

NEW YORK: World number one Serena Williams captured her fifth US Open title, and second in a row, by outlasting second-ranked Victoria Azarenka 7-5, 6-7 (6/8), 6-1 to claim her

Nepal supporters queuing up to enter the Dasharath Stadium to watch the match between Nepal and Afghanistan on Sunday, September 08, 2013. Courtesy: SAFF Championship
Football Fans stuff Dasrath Stadium to watch Nepal-Afghanistan match

KATHMANDU: Football fans have packed Dasrath Stadium as the Nepal is to take on Afghanistan in the first round of Semi Finals of the Eight SAFF Champions on Sunday. Thousands

Serena sets title rematch with Azarenka

NEW YORK: Defending champion Serena Williams slugged her way to a US Open title rematch against Victoria Azarenka as the top two seeds scored straight-sets knockouts in their semi-finals on

Tokyo wins bid to host 2020 Olympics

BUENOS AIRES: Tokyo was awarded the 2020 Olympics on Saturday, capitalizing on its reputation as a “safe pair of hands” and defying concerns about the Fukushima nuclear crisis. Tokyo defeated

Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland celebrates winning match point against Andy Murray of Britain at the U.S. Open tennis championships in New York September 5, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn
Wawrinka cruises by Murray in seismic U.S. Open shocker

NEW YORK: Defending champion Andy Murray was the latest grand slam winner to be bundled out of the U.S. Open, thrashed in straight sets by Stanislas Wawrinka in a quarter-finals

IOC rejects IOA’s clause, India’s Olympic ban to continue

New Delhi : India will continue to remain out of the Olympic fold as the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has rejected the request of the suspended Indian Olympic Association (IOA)