Football Sports

More Girls Are Playing Football. Is That Progress?

More girls are playing high school football, even as the sport draws fewer participants overall in an injury-conscious era. As part of Super Bowl LII in Minneapolis, the National Football League organized its third Women’s Summit for Friday “to discuss how football and the broader sports world can continue to support the advancement of women […]

Football Sports

Ronaldo’s Ballon d’Or snub blamed on mafia in bizarre rant by Juventus star’s sister

The Portuguese has failed to add a sixth Golden Ball to his collection in 2018, with former Real Madrid team-mate Luka Modric taking the prize Cristiano Ronaldo’s sister, Elma, has reacted angrily to her brother’s Ballon d’Or snub, with “the mafia” blamed for the Juventus star being overlooked in a bizarre rant. The Portuguese had […]

National

BJP committed to Telangana development: Smriti Irani

HYDERABAD: Asserting that the Modi government at the Centre was committed to the development of Telangana, Union minister Smriti Irani on Tuesday alleged that the ruling TRS had ‘failed’ to take the central schemes to people at the grass root level. Addressing an election rally at Nizamabad, she said if voted to power, the BJP […]

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Axiata seals Nepal’s Ncell purchase

PETALING JAYA: Axiata Group Bhd image: https://cdn.thestar.com.my/Themes/img/chart.png has marked a new milestone with its entry into Nepal’s telecommunications market after successfully completing the acquisition of Ncell Private Ltd. In a statement yesterday, the telco said that as the number one mobile operator in Nepal, Ncell has the expertise, proven track record in South Asia and […]