Kumar Dharmasena made a mistake in the World Cup final, but just about every umpire would have done the same

It is not until the match, and that incredible Super Over, had finished that anybody catches on to Dharmasena’s mistake. In the minutes after his nation has won its first World Cup, ESPNcricinfo’s UK editor Andrew Miller reaches for the rule book – of all things. He comes across law 19.8. The run in progress […]

Klopp: Liverpool may exit League Cup over fixture pile-up

Liverpool cannot be in two places at once and given the fact they play in the UCL group stage, that complicates things further. Between now and January they are playing twice a week, with midweek PL games, the UCL, the Club World Cup and now the League Cup.

Ankita Raina shines with two wins as Indian team create Fed Cup history

Up against the 16-year-old Indonesian, who is ranked 15th on the ITF junior circuit, Rutuja lost 3-6 6-0 3-6 in one hour and 43 minutes in the opening singles. Ankita, who lost her previous two singles, demolished the challenge of talented Aldila Sutjiadi 6-3 6-3 in the second rubber.

China and Russia have won seats on a UN human rights body – here’s why it’s important

The UNHRC was set up in 2006 to replace the UN Commission on Human Rights exactly because its predecessor had been accused of letting countries with poor human rights records use their position to protect themselves and others like them carrying out abuses.

Russia: Oxygen Shortages Lead to Excess Deaths, Health Official Resignations

In April, medical students across Russia revealed they were threatened with academic repercussions if they refused to work in hospitals as support doctors at the height of the pandemic. The shortage of doctors was in part caused by the large number of medical workers protesting the lack of personal protective equipment provided by health authorities.

Putin orders national mask mandate in Russia as coronavirus spikes in second wave

People wearing face masks to help curb the spread of the coronavirus leave a subway in Moscow, Russia, on Monday. Despite the sharp spike in daily new infections, Russian authorities have repeatedly dismissed the idea of imposing a second lockdown or shutting down businesses after most virus-related restrictions were lifted during the summer. (AP Photo/Alexander […]

These Africans are among the world’s 100 most influential people, according to Time magazine

In 1976, he was among the research team that investigated the first known outbreak of Ebola virus. In 1995, he worked with the World Health Organization team that implemented the detection and control measures in the first documented outbreak of the deadly disease in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Young Man Recovers From Head Injury To Become ‘World’s Fastest Human Calculator’

When Bhanu woke up almost seven days later, the doctors told his parents that he could be cognitively impaired. Bhanu, who spent the next year bedridden, decided to keep his brain active by learning how to play chess, solving puzles and eventually solving math problems.

Sui Wenjing/Han Cong to miss ISU Figure Skating Grand Prix Cup of China

“We had planned to come back at the Four Continents Championships. But as the Cup of China is to be held on home soil, we thought for a while the possibility of competing at Chongqing. However, we finally decided not to be in a hurry,” said Han.

Bayern Munich win streak stopped short of Guinness World Record

Regardless, Bayern made it five big German teams to drop points this week when Andrej Kramaric scored twice to join Munas Dabbur and Ermin Bicakcic in sending Hoffenheim to all three points (Borussia Dortmund lost Saturday, while Leipzig, Gladbach, and Bayer Leverkusen all drew).