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January 18, 2018 3:51 AM Sharapova too hot for Sevastova, reaches Australian Open third round

Maria Sharapova of Russia celebrates after beating Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia at the Australian Open in Melbourne. ― Reuters picMELBOURNE, Jan 18 ― Maria Sharapova suffered a late wobble in the blazing centre court heat before easing past 14th seed Anastasija Sevastova 6-1 7-6(4) to reach the third round of the Australian Open today. With the temperatures 5

January 16, 2018 3:27 PM Nearly two million lose mobile access in war-torn east Ukraine

DONETSK, Ukraine: Almost two million people lost their mobile phone access in war-torn eastern Ukraine after the last major provider in the devastated region suffered a fibre optic line cut. Vodafone Ukraine told AFP on Tuesday it could not say how long it would take to restore service because its workers had not received security assurances from the warring 8

January 11, 2018 11:34 AM Mancini says it would be an honour to coach Italy

Mancini, a gifted forward in his playing days, won a surprisingly modest 36 caps for Italy and never played at a World Cup. ― Reuters picMILAN, Jan 11 ― Former Manchester City and Inter Milan coach Roberto Mancini said that he would like to coach Italy’s national team, describing the possibility as an honour. The job has been vacant since Gian Piero 14

January 11, 2018 6:13 AM Putin says Russia to raise minimum wage from May 1

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends the first meeting of his campaign office for the upcoming presidential election in Moscow January 10, 2018. — Sputnik/Alexei Druzhinin/Kremlin pic via ReutersTVER, Jan 11 — Russia will raise its minimum wage from May 1 this year, President Vladimir Putin, who is running for re-election in March, said yesterday 9

January 10, 2018 3:52 PM 'Drunk' Russian crashes armoured vehicle into store

MOSCOW: A Russian man believed to be drunk was detained after stealing an armoured personnel carrier and smashing it into a supermarket on Wednesday, reports said. The man stole the tank-like vehicle on caterpillar tracks from a military driving school in the far northern Murmansk region, RIA Novosti news agency cited a traffic police spokeswoman as saying 11

January 9, 2018 2:51 PM Mutko appeals to Court of Arbitration for Sport

Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko speaks at news conference in Moscow July 23, 2016, Rio Olympics athletes doping ban. REUTERS/Sergei KarpukhinLAUSANNE, Jan 9 — The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said today that it has received an appeal from former Russian sports minister Vitaly Mutko against a life ban for his role in doping. “CAS has received 6

January 5, 2018 10:52 AM Sharapova suffers Shenzhen semi-final defeat

Sharapova will return to the top 50 next week with the Australian Open looming at the end of the month, but she failed to reach her second final since returning last April after a drugs ban. — Reuters picSHENZHEN, Jan 5 — Former world number one Maria Sharapova was dumped out in the semi-finals of the Shenzhen Open, losing in three sets to holder Katerina 9

January 2, 2018 11:15 AM Sharapova forced to dig deep by Riske in Shenzhen Open

REUTERS: Maria Sharapova was made to work hard for a victory at the Shenzhen Open, coming from behind to beat unseeded American Alison Riske 4-6 6-3 6-2 in the second round on Tuesday. The five-times grand slam champion fired 34 winners and saved seven out of 10 break points to get past her spirited opponent and set up a quarter-final clash with Kazakhstan's 8

January 1, 2018 7:30 PM Thiem battles past Donskoy in season-opener at Doha

REUTERS: Austrian top seed Dominic Thiem started his season with a hard-fought 7-6(3) 6-3 victory over Russian Evgeny Donskoy in the first round of the Qatar Open in Doha on Monday. The world number 5 won a staggering 92 percent of his first serve points to hold off a battling Donskoy, who pushed the 24-year-old to the brink in the opening set, and regained 6

December 28, 2017 3:14 AM Woman ingests 152 metal objects to overcome iron deficiency (Video)

SURGEONS found 152 metal objects including nails in the stomach of an elderly Russian woman after she was admitted to a hospital in Ulan-Ude, 233km north of the Mongolian border in south-east Russia. The 74-year-old, only known as Nina, was complaining of a high temperature, but medical staff were shocked to discover the cause of her illness on X-rays 7