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Ronaldo Scores 4 To Let Portugal Into Euro 2020 Qualifier

Portugal beat Lithuania by 5-1 in their Euro 2020 qualifier. The Portuguese captain Cristiano Ronaldo gave the best performance of his life against the European Champions. He scored four goals at the time when the game turned frustrating.

Ronaldo’s superb performance

The 34-year old captain was playing his 161st international match of his football career when he gave a fantastic performance by delivering his eighth hat-trick for his team. It was the 54th remarkable match of his career that escaped Portugal from defeat.

What Portuguese coach said about Ronaldo?

Portugal coach Fernando Santos said that Ronaldo was the best player in the world and that it was proved beyond doubt. The coach seemed very happy and impressed from the performance of the captain.

Highlights of the match

• Portugal with 8 points became second in Group B
• It is 5 points behind Ukraine
• Lithuania is down with 1 point after the defeat
• Lithuania goalkeeper Ernestas Setkus gave an excellent performance

Turning point in the game

Lithuania team gave striking performance in the beginning and the match seemed … Read the rest

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Jack Ma Returns Back To Home After 20-Years In Alibaba

Today’s latest trending news is from Hong Kong where Jack Ma, the co-founder of Ali Baba, has finally decided to give up the reins of Ali Baba Group Holding Ltd. after a spectacular stint at world’s largest growing ecommerce business.

Jack Ma steps down on his 55th birthday

It is only after amassing a wealth of $41.8 billion that the former English teacher Jack Ma resigned from the post of Executive Chairman of China’s largest company. His journey from working from his apartment in 1999 to becoming a jet-setting e-commerce mogul in 2019mirror’s China’s economic growth to become world’s no. 2.

Alibaba

Jack Ma along with the co-founders of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. built a B2B marketplace worth $460 billion that competes with world’s best including EBay Inc. and Amazon.com Inc. Alibaba owns the largest cloud computing business and operates a logistics network delivering millions of parcels every day. Jack Ma will handover the business to finance maven Daniel Zhang.

Jack Ma history

Once an English teacher, Jack Ma never thought of creating an empire that he owns today. Today, he is the second richest … Read the rest

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Apple To Launch iPhone 11, Pro And Pro Max Live Today At 10:30PM IST

In latest trending news Apple Inc. is rolling its much-awaited iPhone 11 today in a live streaming event at the Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino. The global audience can watch launch of iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max on 10:30pm IST. Streaming would be available on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch running iOS 10.

Live streaming of the launch

Like previous launches, Apple Inc. would provide live streaming of the event on its official website. Audience can watch the much-anticipated launch of the year on Apple devices and Mac computer using Safari browser. Windows users need using Edge browser to view the live streaming of iPhone 11 range. For the first time, Apple will stream its event live on YouTube and Twitter. But Apple users can take advantage of the Apple Events app.

Specifications

The iPhone 11 trio are expected to have iOS13 and Apple’s A13 chip. The two models could have an OLED panel and one model could have an LCD panel. The new chip is paired with 4GB of RAM – an upgrade to the existing iPhone XR.

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Former Indian Skipper Sourav Ganguli Declares India VS New Zealand ICC 2019 First Semi-Final Declared A Tactical Blunder By Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli Could Have Led India To Sunday 14 Final

The Men in Blue lost to the Black Caps in the first semi-final of ICC 2019 in Manchester on 10 July 2019. Indian team was knocked out in a modest 240 run chase by the New Zealand pace battery.

Sky remain overcast throughout the match and rain forced it into the reserve day. It was clear from the start that it wasn’t a batting wicket but Kiwis managed to get 239 after losing 8 wickets in 50 overs.

Indian team was aware about the bowling wicket but took no lessons from the warmup fixture with Kiwis that India lost. The New Zealand pace battery spearheaded by Trent Boult and Matt Henry rattled the top 3 batsmen of India including the skipper Virat Kohli the first three overs.

After the loss of skipper, the team lost control over the game but the captain didn’t try to strengthen the team position by changing the batting order. MS Dhoni was sent on number seven when the team could take advantage of his experience by sending him on fourth … Read the rest

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Christie’s Proceeds With Sale Of Tutankhamun Statue Ignoring Egyptian Outcry

British auction house Christie’s auctioned a rate bust of Tutankhamun amid allegations from the former EgyptianMinister of State for Antiquities Affairs Dr.ZahiHawass.

The artefact

It was a rare quartzite bust of boy king as the god Amen that came for auction and was sold at a staggering price of STG4.7 million ($A8.4 million). However, the starting bid was of STG3m ($A5.4m).

Allegation

Egyptian experts including the former minister who is himself a renowned archaeologist and Egyptologist. It was alleged that the rare bust of Tutankhamun was stolen from Egypt. But Christie’s clarified remain firm on the auction.

Clarification

Christie’s stated that the it has no doubts about the origin of the historical artefact and that the rare bust was never a subject of investigation anywhere in the world.

The Christie’s further clarified its role of providing a transparent and legitimate market to historic objects. It recognized that sale of rare objects could spur complex discussions but it strengthened its position by saying that it upheld the highest standards for transfer of such objects.

Conclusion

Christie’s took strong cognizance to the … Read the rest

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US Open: Bianca Andreescu Writes History By Winning The Singles Grand Slam

Bianca Andreescu became the latest trending news in the US Open. The 19-year old Canadian national beat Serena Williams in singles Grand Slam title. Andreescu became the first Canadian to win the US Open.

Who’s Bianca Andreescu?

12-moths ago, this Canadian national was ranked outside the top-200 tennis players and she also failed to perform in the qualifiers for the US Open last year. Also, she’s never gone past the second round in the tournament. But today, this teenager has become the first teenager to win a Grand Slam singles after Maria Sharapova in 2006.

Bianca Andreescu’s achievements

• 1st player to win the US Open on her main-draw debut
• $6.27m of prized money
• 5th rank in the latest WTA rankings
• 8-0 career record against the Top 10
• 12 consecutive three-set victories
• 14 consecutive winnings

Bianca Andreescu praised Serena Williams

She said that the champion Serena Williams greeted her with a smile and that Williams was gracious. There was a point when Andreescu thought that Serena Williams would fight back but she impressed Williams with her game to the point … Read the rest