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Title of ‘Spider-Man’ sequel revealed!

LOS ANGELES: Hollywood star Tom Holland revealed the title of the 2019 sequel of 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' as 'Spider-Man: Far From Home'. The 'Avengers: Infinity War' star took to Instagram to announce the title. Whether or not the revelation was truly an accident is up for debate — Marvel could simply be playing off Holland’s well-known penchant for nearly letting spoilers slip during press tours. The video was accompanied by the cheeky caption, “Sorry for no announcements, but I love you guys.” Sorry…

Nadal beats Nishikori to win 11th Monte Carlo Masters title

Rafael Nadal romped to a record 11th Monte Carlo Masters title by brushing aside Kei Nishikori in Sunday's final to retain the world number one ranking. The 31-year-old saw off Nishikori 6-3, 6-2 to become the first man to win a tournament 11 times in the Open era with his 76th ATP Tour triumph. Nadal's 31st Masters title is also an outright record, pulling him out of a tie with Novak Djokovic. The 16-time Grand Slam champion's era of utter dominance on clay looks unlikely to end any time soon after Nadal took his…

Del Potro ends Federer’s streak to win Indian Wells title

Juan Martin del Potro saved three match points in a thrilling final at the BNP Paribas Open on Sunday before handing world number one Roger Federer his first loss of the year and claiming his maiden Masters 1000 title. The Argentine stunned a raucous Indian Wells crowd that had been loudly backing Federer to continue his winning streak and secure the biggest win in the nine years since his US Open title triumph with a 6-4 6-7(8) 7-6(2) victory. Federer, the defending champion, had chalked up 17 consecutive wins in…

Tearful Federer wins Australian Open for 20th Slam title

MELBOURNE: A tearful Roger Federer surged home to beat Marin Cilic in five riveting sets and win his sixth Australian Open and 20th Grand Slam title in Melbourne on Sunday. The Swiss defending champion dropped his only sets of the tournament before completing a 6-2, 6-7 (5/7), 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 win over the sixth seeded Croatian in 3hr 3min. Federer, playing in his 30th Grand Slam final, joined Novak Djokovic and Australian great Roy Emerson as joint top for the most Australian Open men's titles. 🏆20. ❤️…

Turkish oil wrestlers grapple to win 600-year-old title

EDIRNE, Turkey: Some 2,200 oil wrestlers began fighting bouts at a stadium in the northwestern Turkish city of Edirne on Friday, competing to win a golden belt in a contest dating back to the 14th Century. Organizers said a record number of wrestlers were taking part in the annual Kirkpinar tournament, in which participants don leather trousers and pour olive oil over their bodies before competing in a grassy field. Among those challenging for the golden belt and a winner's prize of 50,000 lira ($14,000) was Umit…

Sajjad claims Asian 6-Red Snooker title

Pakistan’s Mohammad Sajjad completely dominated Hong Kong’s Lee Chun Wai 7-0 to claim the Asian 6-Red Snooker Championship title in Kyrgyzstan on Sunday. Earlier in the tournament, Sajjad defeated his countryman Mohammad Bilal in semi-final by 6-3 to earn a spot in the final. While, Bilal had beaten India's Pankaj Advani by 6-2 in quarter-finals. This is Sajjad's second major success, while it is the second Asian 6-Red Snooker title for Pakistan. Mohammad Asif won it four years back in 2013 in Qatar. Champions…

Brazil’s Chapecoense wins first post-accident title

RIO DE JANEIRO: Brazil’s Chapecoense football club, which was all but wiped out in an air crash last November, won its first silverware since the tragedy by taking the state championship yesterday. Some 20,000 supporters packed the home stadium in Chapeco to watch their team win the Santa Catarina state title for the second year in a row — except this time with a new lineup. The team lost 1-0 to rivals Avai but won the tournament on overall points. “It’s something unseen in the world of football. We’ve managed to…

Chelsea’s title to lose, says Arsenal’s Wenger

LONDON: Arsene Wenger believes the Premier League title is "Chelsea's to lose" and the Arsenal manager is ready to salute Antonio Conte's men should they surpass the Gunners' record of 14 consecutive top-flight victories. Chelsea lie six points clear of the field, nine ahead of fourth-placed Arsenal, and will strengthen their position further if they extend their club record winning streak to 13 by beating Stoke City on Saturday. "At the moment Chelsea are the super-favourites (for the title)," Wenger told a news…