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    Tennis: Kuznetsova reaches Indian Wells quarter-finals
    Mar15

    Tennis: Kuznetsova reaches Indian Wells quarter-finals

    INDIAN WELLS (AFP) – Eighth-seeded Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova sped past Caroline Garcia 6-1, 6-4 on Tuesday to lead the way into the womens quarter-finals at Indian Wells.Kuznetsova is in the last eight in the California desert for the first time since reaching back-to-back finals in 2007 and 2008.The 31-year-old Russian, owner of two...

    China says industrial policy not aimed at foreign firms
    Mar11

    China says industrial policy not aimed at foreign firms

    BEIJING, March (AFP) – China on Saturday tried to downplay concerns it is reducing market access for foreign enterprises, days after a report by an EU group accused Beijing of trying to skew its business playing field towards domestic firms.The paper, released Tuesday by the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China, slammed the...

    Boxing: Plans for $50 million global tourney unveiled
    Mar10

    Boxing: Plans for $50 million global tourney unveiled

    NEW YORK (AFP) – Organizers of a new $50 million boxing tournament unveiled plans Thursday for the World Boxing Super Series, a September-to-May event with two weight classes of fighters chasing the Muhammad Ali Trophy.While developers were hopeful of a Champions League-style event, using top talent to produce global attention and an...

    Tens of thousands march for equality on Women’s Day
    Mar09

    Tens of thousands march for equality on Women’s Day

    NEW YORK (AFP) – Tens of thousands of women marched around the world Wednesday as protests stretched from Turkey to Spain to the United States demanding equal rights and slamming Donald Trump with an avalanche of criticism.As the world marked International Women’s Day, officials said 40,000 people gathered in Madrid to denounce...

    Russia claims Kiev’s ‘terrorism’ claims at UN court
    Mar07

    Russia claims Kiev’s ‘terrorism’ claims at UN court

    THE HAGUE (AFP) – Russia hit back Tuesday at claims it is sponsoring terrorism in war-torn eastern Ukraine, dismissing as neither factual nor legal Kievs contention that it is breaking its treaties by supporting pro-Moscow rebels.The Russian Federation complies fully with its obligations under (the) treaties that are now relied upon by...

    Former world champion Fury says will fight again in May
    Mar07

    Former world champion Fury says will fight again in May

    LONDON (Reuters) – Britains former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has said he will make a comeback against an unnamed opponent in May, even though he is under a provisional suspension from the sport.Breaking news. Return of the MAC. May 13th, working on an opponent, more news to follow, he tweeted on Monday.The 28-year-old has not...

    Deadly blast rips through Ukraine coal mine
    Mar03

    Deadly blast rips through Ukraine coal mine

    KIEV (AFP) – Eight miners died Thursday when a methane gas explosion tore through a pit in western Ukraine, in the latest mine disaster in the ex-Soviet state.Rescuers said they had managed to save an additional 20 miners who were trapped underground when the blast hit the mine in the western Lviv region near the border with Poland.Ukraines...

    Doping: Phelps calls for urgent doping reform
    Feb28

    Doping: Phelps calls for urgent doping reform

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – US swimming legend Michael Phelps called for an urgent overhaul of global anti-doping procedures on Tuesday as the top American drug czar accused the International Olympic Committee of dragging its feet over reform. Phelps, the most decorated Olympic athlete of all time who retired after last years Rio Games, told US...

    Tennis: Kerber into Dubai semis, stays on target for top spot
    Feb24

    Tennis: Kerber into Dubai semis, stays on target for top spot

    DUBAI (Agencies) – Angelique Kerber hammered out a 6-3, 6-2 defeat of Ana Konjuh on Thursday to stay in contention for a return to the top WTA ranking at the Dubai Tennis Championships.Germanys double Grand Slam winner from 2016 can take back the top spot from Serena Williams through a title at the Aviation club on Saturday.The 29-year-old...

    Kerber moves closer to top ranking comeback in Dubai
    Feb23

    Kerber moves closer to top ranking comeback in Dubai

    DUBAI (AFP) – Angelique Kerber dominated Monica Puig 6-2, 6-3 in barely an hour at the Dubai Tennis Championships on Wednesday to move a step closer to returning to the number one ranking.The top-seeded German who held the top WTA spot in 2016 before Serena Williams took it back in September, could regain the number one ranking were she to...

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