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Federer and Nadal set for more success

Federer and Nadal set for more success

Written off as dead men walking, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal defied time to sweep the Grand Slams in 2017 while the injury curse which dogged their rivals looks set to be the new year’s early storyline.

Honduran election crisis festers as rivals claim victory

Honduran election crisis festers as rivals claim victory

Four days after voting in a presidential election, Honduras sank deeper into crisis on Thursday, with no clear winner in sight and the vote count disputed by the US-friendly incumbent's centrist rival ...

Kannada actor Upendra launches political party

Kannada actor Upendra launches political party

Kannada superstar Upendra yesterday announced the formation of a new political party which will contest the assembly elections in Karnataka early next year.

13 migrants suffocate in Libya shipping container

13 migrants suffocate in Libya shipping container

The bodies of 13 migrants, including two teenagers, who died of suffocation in a shipping container bound for Europe have been found in Libya and 56 survivors rescued, aid officials said Thursday.

Test in balance as Shakib magic cleans out NZ middle order

Test in balance as Shakib magic cleans out NZ middle order

Bangladesh unleashed Shakib al-Hasan with dramatic effect late on day two of the second Test against New Zealand, claiming three quick wickets to leave the contest evenly poised.

Bencic becomes first teenager since 2009 to crack WTA top 10

Bencic becomes first teenager since 2009 to crack WTA top 10

Switzerland’s Belinda Bencic became the first teenager in seven years to reach the top 10 of the WTA rankings after she climbed to ninth in the world on Monday.