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Leader Reed ready for major breakthrough at Masters

Leader Reed ready for major breakthrough at Masters

Augusta: Patrick Reed, whose fierce competitive streak has made him a stalwart of recent US Ryder Cup teams, is confident he can find major success at the Masters. “Everyone wants to win, and if you don’t believe you can win them, then you probably shouldn’t be playing in them,” Reed […]

Amazon is not alone in facing a Trump tweet storm

Amazon is not alone in facing a Trump tweet storm

Amazon, you’re not alone. President Donald Trump once accused Verizon of making “a stupid deal” for AOL. He ridiculed Coca-Cola as “garbage” — but said he would keep drinking it. He called both H & R Block and Nordstrom “terrible”. He said Sony had “really stupid leadership” and described executives […]

IPL 2018 starts with clash of titans

IPL 2018 starts with clash of titans

Mumbai: Defending champions Mumbai Indians and and two-time winners Chennai Super Kings, the most successful teams of the Indian Premier League (IPL), will begin the 11th edition of the Twenty20 cricket tournament with a mouthwatering clash at the Wankhede Stadium here on Saturday. Hosts Mumbai, who have laid their hands […]

Al Nasr, Shabab Al Ahli Dubai in goalless draw

Al Nasr, Shabab Al Ahli Dubai in goalless draw

Dubai:  Al Nasr and Shabab Al Ahli Dubai played out an insipid goalless draw in the 20th round of the Arabian Gulf League (AGL) late on Friday. Not even challengers to the top two – Al Ain and Al Wahda – Al Nasr continued in third place with 36 points, […]

No-limits China sets its sights on AI top spot

No-limits China sets its sights on AI top spot

BEIJING On the outskirts of Beijing, a policeman peers over his glasses at a driver stopped at a motorway checkpoint. As he looks at the man’s face, a tiny camera in one of the lenses of his glasses records his features and checks them with a national database. The artificial […]

Bharti Airtel to deploy 5G across IPL venues

Bharti Airtel to deploy 5G across IPL venues

Mumbai: Bharti Airtel on Friday said it will deploy the advanced Massive MIMO Pre-5G technology across Indian Premier League (IPL) match venues starting with the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai where the first match will be played on April 7. The telecom service provider said it will deploy the service in […]

IPL set to dazzle again after a chequered decade

IPL set to dazzle again after a chequered decade

Mumbai: The 11th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) kicks off on Saturday with two reinstated teams and a new broadcaster in a fresh testament to its undiminished appeal to India‘s incurably cricket-obsessed masses. Few expected the Twenty20 tournament to climb out of the morass of spot-fixing and illegal […]

Lewandowski is on a Bundesliga mission

Lewandowski is on a Bundesliga mission

Berlin: Robert Lewandowski is hoping to continue his brilliant goalscoring record against Augsburg and help Bayern Munich wrap up a sixth successive Bundesliga title on Saturday. While the Polish striker looks to add to his tally of 18 goals against Augsburg, victory for Bayern would see them crowned German champions […]

Costa back at Bernabeu for Atletico against Real

Costa back at Bernabeu for Atletico against Real

Madrid: Diego Costa will walk out for his eighth Madrid derby on Sunday, four years since his last at the Santiago Bernabeu when he scored Atletico’s winner. Gareth Bale was making his home debut for Real that day back in September 2013, in the same week that Spain requested approval […]

PSG on cusp of title as race for Europe escalates

PSG on cusp of title as race for Europe escalates

Paris: Paris Saint-Germain could secure a fifth Ligue 1 title in six seasons this weekend as Unai Emery’s runaway leaders continue their assault on a record-breaking points tally in France. PSG can clinch the club’s seventh league crown with a victory at Saint-Etienne on Friday if defending champions Monaco lose […]