‘Amazing’ Messi is our Maradona, says coach

Argentina coach Alejandro Sabella hailed Lionel Messi’s “amazing” World Cup form and compared him to Diego Maradona during the team’s title run in 1986. Sabella said he never had any doubts that Messi, who has not always produced his best at international level, would star at the tournament. The four-time world player

Saina Nehwal first non-Chinese to win Super Series in 2014

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Posted by Canasiantimes on July 6, 2014 in Sports | Comments Off India’s Saina Nehwal became the first non-Chinese shuttler to win a women’s singles Super Series title in 2014 after clinching the Australian Badminton Open at the State Sports Centre. The Olympic bronze medallist defeated Spain’s Carolina Marin 21-18, 21-11 in

Rafael Nadal through to last eight at China Open

Rafael Nadal took another step towards regaining the number one ranking with a hard-fought win over Philipp Kohlschreiber at the China Open. The 27-year-old Spaniard won 6-4 7-6 (7-3) to set up a quarter-final against Italy’s Fabio Fognini in Beijing. Nadal will replace Novak Djokovic as number one if he reaches the

India set to be 3rd biggest economy

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India could become the third largest economy in the world by 2030, according to a report by the UK think tank Centre for Economics Business and Research (CEBR). Moreover the report said that Indian economy, which is now starting to catch up with China “will eventually overtake in the second