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Sunita Sigtia posing with her hero Roger Federer at the Qatar Open in 2012. Photo courtesy: Sunita Sigtia
Sunita Sigtia posing with her hero Roger Federer at the Qatar Open in 2012. Photo courtesy: Sunita Sigtia

Federer’s biggest fan? Roger that!

Kolkata's Sunita Sigtia claims to be the tennis player's most ardent supporter. Here's how she proves it

‘We had another strong quarter in our digital business with 33.1% growth and large deals at $1.57 billion which gives us confidence entering 2019,’ says Infosys CEO Salil Parekh. Photo: PTI
‘We had another strong quarter in our digital business with 33.1% growth and large deals at $1.57 billion which gives us confidence entering 2019,’ says Infosys CEO Salil Parekh. Photo: PTI

Infosys outpaces TCS in revenue growth, raises FY19 outlook

  • Infosys' net profit declined 29.6% year on year to 3,610 crore for Q3
  • The company raised its full-year revenue outlook to 8.5-9%

Infosys concluded its first share buyback in December 2017. Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint
Mumbai Indians was also the top scorer in the Brand Strength Index (BSI), with a BSI score of 76.9 out of 100
Mumbai Indians was also the top scorer in the Brand Strength Index (BSI), with a BSI score of 76.9 out of 100

Mumbai Indians registers highest brand value in IPL 2020

  • The team marked its stronghold in the sponsor market by registering a 7.1% spike in its brand value, according to a global brand valuation agency
  • Ever since the inception of the IPL, Mumbai Indians has sustained a growth trajectory clocking a cumulative 69% surge across the 13 editions

Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth
Indian badminton star Saina Nehwal  (Photo: AFP)
File Photo: Both the Australian and Chinese races were cancelled entirely last year as the pandemic ripped up the sporting calendar (AFP)
File Photo: Both the Australian and Chinese races were cancelled entirely last year as the pandemic ripped up the sporting calendar (AFP)

Formula One postpones Australian GP, China uncertain

  • Australia was given a new date of Nov. 21 for what would normally be the season-opener in Melbourne
  • China's race in Shanghai was postponed due to ongoing travel restrictions making the scheduled date impossible

Saina Nehwal tests positive for Covid ahead of major tournament (REUTERS)
Competitive online gaming is the next frontier for both Airtel and Jio, which have built a significant presence in the OTT space.ap (MINT_PRINT)
BCCI President and former India skipper Sourav Ganguly in Mumbai. (PTI)
Japan's badminton player Kento Momota (AFP)
Former Indian cricketer and current BCCI president Sourav Ganguly. (REUTERS)
TOPSHOT - Red Bull's Dutch driver Max Verstappen wins the Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix at the Yas Marina Circuit in the Emirati city of Abu Dhabi.  (AFP)
Viswanathan Anand, (Getty Images)
Parupalli Kashyap
Tennis stars Andre Agassi and Steffi Graf. (MINT_PRINT)
BMW's Formula E team is run by U.S.-based Andretti Motorsport. (REUTERS)
BMW's Formula E team is run by U.S.-based Andretti Motorsport. (REUTERS)

Motor racing: BMW follows Audi to the Formula E exit

BMW said a day after pre-season testing ended in Spain that its journey in Formula E was ‘hitting the home stretch’ and the group's strategic focus was shifting

World champion Lewis Hamilton tested positive for COVID-19 and will miss the Sakhir Grand Prix this weekend, his Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team said Tuesday Dec. 1, 2020.  (AP)
World champion Lewis Hamilton tested positive for COVID-19 and will miss the Sakhir Grand Prix this weekend, his Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team said Tuesday Dec. 1, 2020. (AP)

Lewis Hamilton tests positive for covid-19, to miss Sakhir GP

  • Formula One has seen a clutch of high-profile COVID-19 cases, with Red Bull sporting director Jonathan Wheatley testing positive last week and missing the Bahrain Grand Prix

The Italian company wants to introduce a tyre for next season that is stronger (REUTERS)
People line up at a walk-up COVID-19 testing site in Miami Beach, Florida on November 17, 2020. - US biotech firm Moderna on November 16, 2020 announced its experimental vaccine against Covid-19 was almost 95 percent effective, marking a second major breakthrough in the quest to end the pandemic.
Moderna released early results from a clinical trial with more than 30,000 participants, after American pharmaceutical company Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech last week said their vaccine was 90 percent effective. (Photo by Chandan KHANNA / AFP) (AFP)
People line up at a walk-up COVID-19 testing site in Miami Beach, Florida on November 17, 2020. - US biotech firm Moderna on November 16, 2020 announced its experimental vaccine against Covid-19 was almost 95 percent effective, marking a second major breakthrough in the quest to end the pandemic. Moderna released early results from a clinical trial with more than 30,000 participants, after American pharmaceutical company Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech last week said their vaccine was 90 percent effective. (Photo by Chandan KHANNA / AFP) (AFP)
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Covid-19 vaccine progress gives Tokyo Olympics a tailwind

  • Major hurdles remain, but Games’ organizers prepare for athletes to get shots

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