Rain halts New Zealand reply against India

India's Wriddhiman Saha plays a shot during the second day of the second Test against New ZealandRain interrupted play in the afternoon session in Kolkata with New Zealand at 85 for four on day two of the second Test against India on Saturday.



Which stadiums were used for less time than Turner Field?

This March 21, 1961, file photo, shows an aerial view of Wrigley Field baseball stadium in Los Angeles. Far less famous than its namesake stadium in Chicago, this was another minor-league park that was temporary home for the expansion Los Angeles Angels their first season. The Angels moved to Dodger Stadium the following year as tenants to the city's other major league team until Anaheim Stadium opened in 1966. (AP Photo/File)There are a handful of stadiums in Major League Baseball's modern era that were used for fewer seasons than Atlanta's Turner Field, which has been home of the Braves since 1997.



Memorable moments in the history of Turner Field

ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, OCT. 1 - In this July 19, 1996, file photo, American swimmer Janet Evans , right, looks on as Muhammad Ali lights the Olympic flame during the 1996 Summer Olympic Games opening ceremony in Atlanta. Turner Field began its brief life as the main stadium for the 1996 Summer Olympics. After just two decades as the home of the Atlanta Braves, it's headed for another transformation. The Braves are moving to the suburbs next season, leaving the Ted to Georgia State University. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, File)On Sunday, the Braves will play their last game at Turner Field and the stadium will move on to its next chapter, likely as a college football field. Since it opened for the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, it's been the site of many memorable moments:



Orthodox delegation stays away from pope's Mass

Pope Francis arrives to celebrate a Mass at the Meskhi stadium in Tbilisi, Georgia, on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016. The pontiff is traveling to Georgia and Azerbaijan for a three-day visit. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — Pope Francis' efforts to improve relations with the Georgian Orthodox Church suffered a public setback Saturday after the patriarchate decided not to send an official delegation to his Mass and repeated that Orthodox faithful cannot participate in Catholic services.



Artillery fire rocks Aleppo as Syria army presses assault

Syria's conflict has killed more than 300,000 people and displaced over half the populationHeavy artillery exchanges rocked Syria's battleground second city Aleppo throughout the night as government forces pressed a two-pronged assault on rebel-held districts, an AFP correspondent reported on Saturday. The government's offensive to recapture the whole of Aleppo has been bolstered by its Russian ally's rejection of Western demands for a halt to its deadly bombing campaign in support of the advancing troops. About 250,000 residents are living under siege by the army in the rebel-held east, and around 1.2 million face daily rocket fire by the rebels on the government-held west.





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