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Rohit Sharma equals record for fastest T20 century

Rohit Sharma scored the joint-fastest century in Twenty20 International cricket when he hammered his way to the landmark from only 35 balls against Sri Lanka in Indore on Friday. Opening batsman Rohit matched the record South Africa’s…

Titanic victim’s letter sells for record $166,000

LONDON: A personal letter found on the body of a man killed in the sinking of the Titanic sold at auction on Saturday for 126,000 pounds ($166,000), a record price for correspondence from the doomed liner. The letter is one of the last…

Sri Lanka target Pakistan record in UAE

DUBAI: Sri Lanka will hope their left-arm spinner Rangana Herath maintains pressure on Pakistan when the second and final Test -- a day-night affair with pink ball -- starts at Dubai stadium on Friday. The 39-year-old took 6-43 on the…

World’s largest samosa record smashed in London

LONDON: The world record for the largest samosa was smashed in London on Tuesday by a whopping version of the popular Asian snack weighing in at 153.1 (337.5 pounds) kilogrammes. A dozen volunteers from the Muslim Aid UK charity built…

Federer beats Cilic to win record 8th Wimbledon

LONDON: Roger Federer won a record eighth Wimbledon title and became the tournament's oldest champion Sunday with a straight-sets victory over injury-hit Marin Cilic who dramatically broke down in tears midway through the final. Federer…

Drake wins record 13 Billboard Music awards

LAS VEGAS: Rapper Drake grabbed a record 13 wins at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday, eclipsing Adele's previous record of 12 awards in 2012. "I want to say, hold tight Adele, because when a new thing drops you'll be back to get…