IMAGE: United States Tennis Association made the embarrassing error of playing the Nazi-era version of Germany's national anthem. Photograph: Deutscher Tennis Bund/Twitter German tennis has responded with outrage after the United States Tennis Association made the embarrassing error of playing the Nazi-era version of Germany's national anthem during a Federation Cup tie in Hawaii. The version played included the first stanza, beginning "Deutschland, Deutschland uber alles," which was used as ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
United States legend Serena Williams replaced German Angelique Kerber at the top of the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) singles rankings released on Monday, with 7,780 points.One India, 3 weeks ago Serena takes top spot in WTA rankings from Kerber Prokerala, 3 weeks ago Tennis: Kerber leads women's singles rankings Prokerala, 1 month ago
'The year in pictures' treks across the globe, looking back on the moments that shaped 2016. From the United States presidential race, to demonetisation in India to the refugee crisis, the news has kept pouring in. Here are our top 50 moments from the world. (Please click on an image to know more about it) Breaking stigma with colour Widows daubed in colours dance as they take part in the Holi celebrations organised by non-governmental organisation Sulabh International at a temple at ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Dan Bloxham is a man who is used to rubbing shoulders with tennis heavyweights as he leads them on to the Centre Court at Wimbledon. As Master of Ceremonies of the All England Lawn Tennis Club, it is Bloxham's job to ensure a smooth passage for the players as ...Deccan Herald, 4 weeks ago
'I can tell you the case that hurts me the most is the one in which the little boy is forced to sign the Kohinoor over.''You take a mother away from a child, you surround him with grown ups speaking a different language, you tell him he must sign this over or else...' The Kohinoor has raised more controversy in history than any other gem.William Dalrymple and Anita Anand, authors of Kohinoor: The Story of the World's Most Infamous Diamond, tell Rediff.com's Vaihayasi Pande Daniel about the ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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