Russia

Football: Lozano heads Mexico into Confed Cup semi-finals

KAZAN, Russia: Hirving Lozano's courageous second-half header sealed Mexico's 2-1 comeback win over 10-man Russia on Saturday (Jun 24) and fired them into the Confederations Cup semi-finals. Hosts Russia took a deserved 25th-minute lead in Kazan through Aleksandr Samedov, but Nestor Araujo ......

Mexico knock out Confed Cup hosts Russia with 2-1 win

KAZAN, Russia: Mexico scored either side of halftime to eliminate hosts Russia from the Confederations Cup with a win 2-1 on Saturday that sent them into the semi-finals. Russia goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev misread a long clearance and was helpless on the edge of his penalty area as a bouncing header ....

Tennis: Eight-time champion Federer advances to Halle final

BERLIN: Roger Federer, chasing a ninth title at the Halle grass court tournament, despatched Russian Karen Khachanov 6-4, 7-6 (7-5) on Saturday (Jun 24) to move into the final. The world number five, building up to an assault on an eighth Wimbledon title in July, will now face German fourth seed .....

The U.S., China, and the ‘Thucydides Trap’

In his book “Destined for War: Can American and China Escape the Thucydides’s Trap,” released earlier this year, Harvard Kennedy School professor and political scientist Graham Allison coined a term to describe war deriving from the fear that an established power holds in the face ...