Category: World Sports

On this day: Born June 14, 1969: Steffi Graf, German tennis player

LONDON – The pursuit of perfection in tennis has proved beyond all but one player in the modern era, Germany’s Steffi Graf. During her 17-year career Graf collected 22 Grand Slam singles titles and spent a record 377 weeks as world number one. Yet when reviewing Graf’s impact […]

South Korea women's golf resumption draws world top-10 players: report

Professional women’s golf will resume in South Korea next month after a coronavirus hiatus, with a report Tuesday saying two of the world’s top 10 would seize the chance to return to competition. South Korea dominates the women’s game globally, with its best players gravitating towards the lucrative […]

Australia eye fifth T20 world title in front of huge crowd

Australian captain Meg Lanning says her team are “pumped” for their defence of the women’s Twenty20 World Cup against India on Sunday with hopes high that more than 90,000 fans will cram the cavernous Melbourne Cricket Ground. They go into the final as favourites, courtesy of being the […]

Barty comforted by baby after shock Australian Open loss

World number one Ashleigh Barty said her 12-week-old niece helped put her Australian Open semi-final defeat into perspective on Thursday as she delivered her post-match press conference holding the baby girl. American 14th seed Sofia Kenin silenced Rod Laver Arena with a surprise 7-6 (8/6), 7-5 win over […]

Brad Pitt, Joaquin Phoenix up for more awards at Hollywood’s SAG ceremony

LOS ANGELES – Terrifying clown or heartbroken dad? Scheming pole dancer or ruthless divorce lawyer? Hollywood actors make their picks on Sunday for the best movie performances of 2019 as a crowded awards season begins to take shape ahead of the ultimate accolades – the Oscars – next […]

Nepali climber claims new record for 14 highest peaks

A Nepali mountaineer on Tuesday smashed the speed record for summiting the world’s 14 highest peaks, racing up all “8000ers” in just six months and six days, organisers said. The previous record for the 14 mountains above 8,000 metres (around 26,250 feet) — completed by Nirmal Purja at […]

Tiger emerges from ‘most challenging’ career phase with record win

Tiger Woods said Monday his latest injury comeback to win the Zozo Championship and tie the US PGA Tour’s win record had ended the “most challenging” phase of his storied career. Woods held off Hideki Matsuyama at Accordia Golf Narashino Country Club to equal Sam Snead’s record of […]

Scotland face probe over ‘disappointing’ World Cup typhoon comments

Rugby World Cup organisers said Tuesday they would refer Scotland’s “disappointing” comments about Typhoon Hagibis to a disputes body, after the Scots threatened legal action if their final pool game was cancelled. Tournament director Alan Gilpin announced the move to reporters, saying that “under our tournament rules, we […]

Sail’s Initiative for Women’s Health and Hygiene Awareness

open view news desk Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL), under the guidance of Ministry of Steel, has associated with district administration of Nuh in Haryana in an unique initiative under Corporate Social Responsibility for supporting the “Menstrual Hygiene Management Program”. District Nuh has been identified as an […]

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