Naftali Bennett takes oath as Israel's new Prime Minister
Israel's parliament has narrowly voted in favor of a new coalition government, ending Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's historic 12-year rule. Naftali Bennett, a former ally of Netanyahu turned bitter rival, becomes prime minister, presiding over a diverse and fragile coalition comprised of eight parties with deep ideological differences.
Djokovic makes history with 19th Grand Slam title in epic French Open final
Novak Djokovic claimed a 19th Grand Slam title and became the first man in 52 years to win all 4 majors twice when he came from two sets down to beat Stefanos Tsitsipas in a gripping French Open final. The world no.1 triumphed 6-7 (6/8), 2-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 over the Greek 22-year-old who was playing in his first Slam final. Djokovic is now just one major away from equalling the all-time record of 20, jointly held by Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.
Milkha Singh's wife Nirmal Kaur succumbs to Covid-19
Legendary athlete Milkha Singh's wife Nirmal Kaur passed away on Sunday after a prolonged battle against Covid-19. Kaur, a former Indian women's volleyball team captain, was admitted to the Fortis Hospital in Mohali on May 26 with Covid pneumonia, a couple of days after her husband was admitted to the same hospital.
Cook fears England batsmen 'can't handle Test cricket'
England great Alastair Cook delivered a stinging rebuke to the current team's batsmen by saying they "can't handle" the pressure of Test cricket as they suffered a humiliating series loss to New Zealand at Edgbaston on Sunday.
Euro 2020: Sterling gives England opening win over Croatia
Raheem Sterling finally found his tournament touch when his goal gave England a deserved 1-0 win over Croatia at Wembley on Sunday as they began a European Championship with a victory for the first time in nine attempts.
US President Joe Biden lauds G7, heads to Brussels for NATO talks
President Joe Biden has closed his first Group of Seven leaders' summit, saying it was an "extraordinary, collaborative and productive meeting." Biden on Sunday praised agreements to help the world combat Covid-19 and to set a global minimum tax for corporations everywhere. He spoke at a news conference in England, after the conclusion of a three-day summit.
WTC Final: Heavy-scoring Indians have an edge over NZ batsmen
With less than a week to go before the start of the World Test Championship (WTC) final between India and New Zealand, the Indian batting unit looks better and more experienced than the opposition. While India have as many as five batsmen among top 15 top scorers in the World Test Championship, New Zealand have none. The WTC cycle began on August 1, 2019, during the Ashes.