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Roger Federer’s bid for a hat-trick of Australian Open titles was crushed on Sunday as Greek wunderkind Stefanos Tsitsipas rose up to floor the Swiss master and become his nation’s first Grand Slam quarter-finalist.
A bomb blast hit the capital of war-torn Syria on Sunday and a “terrorist” was arrested, state media said, in a rare attack in the city that has been largely insulated from violence. A Britain-based war monitor said a “huge explosion” near a military intelligence office in southern Damascus had left a number of people dead and wounded.
Maharashtra received the glittering Trophy from Prakash Javadekar, Union Minister for HRD, Government of India, and Vinod Tawde, Minister of Sports and Youth Welfare, Maharashtra, amidst loud cheers at the closing ceremony held at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex.
The jury is still out on whether MS Dhoni’s much acclaimed finishing powers are on the wane or not but former Australia captain Ian Chappell still considers the World Cup winning former skipper as the “best finisher”. Dhoni was recently awarded the Man of the series for his match-winning knocks which helped India win their maiden ODI series in Australia.
Actress and ex- wife of Saif Ali Khan, Amrita Singh along with ‘Simmba’ fame Sara Ali Khan had approached Dehradun police station on Saturday and have claimed a property of over 16,000 square feet area in the outskirts of Uttarakhand’s capital belongs to them.
Australia’s one-day international captain Aaron Finch said on Sunday he only had himself to blame for his poor showings against India and looked forward to a quiet spell to work on his batting ahead of the World Cup.