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Lille (France): Defending champion France is one win away from back-to-back Davis Cup final berths after Lucas Pouille defeated Spain’s Roberto Bautista-Agut 3-6, 7-6 (7-5), 6-4, 2-6, 6-4 to give his side a 2-0 lead. Earlier on Friday, Benoit Paire got France off to a strong start by routing an injured Pablo Carreño Busta 7-5, 6-1, …

Moscow: In a dramatic 2018 FIFA World Cup Final, France outplayed Croatia 4-2 by scoring twice in both half of the game to clinch their second title in 20 years here on Sunday. A first-ever own goal in a World Cup final gave France the lead as Mario Mandzukic headed a free-kick into his own net …

Moscow: Croatia entered the final of the FIFA World Cup for the first time as a late goal from striker Mario Mandzukic helped them overcome a combative England with a 2-1 victory here on Wednesday to set-up a title-decider against France. Croatia, featuring in a World Cup semi-final only for the second time after a gap …

Madrid: Barcelona striker Lionel Messi has won his fifth European Golden Shoe after his team beat Real Sociedad 1-0 in its final La Liga Santander match of the season. The Argentine player won the award with 34 goals, for a total of 68 points during the 2017-2018 season. Messi also won the award last year, as …

Los Angeles: The Cranberries lead singer Dolores O’Riordan passed away at the age of 46 on Monday. The Irish musician, who was originally from Limerick, led the band to international success in the 1990s with singles including ‘Linger’ and ‘Zombie’, died suddenly, her publicist has confirmed on Monday. A statement from her publicist said, “The lead …

Chennai:  The makers of Suriya starrer upcoming Tamil film ‘Thaana Serndha Kootam’ will be heading to Croatia later this month to shoot a song, a source said. “Except for the song and patchwork, most of the shoot has been completed. After contemplating a few locations, the team decided to shoot the song in Croatia, and will …

Mumbai: Veteran Bollywood actor Razzak Khan passed away in the wee hours on Wednesday. Khan suffered a cardiac arrest and was rushed to Holy Family hospital in Bandra of Mumbai but was declared, family sources said. The funeral will be held in Mumbai on Thursday after 1600 hours after the arrival of his son Azad Khan who …