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Section: Gulf News (United Arab Emirates)

    Svitolina shocks Halep to grab title
    May21

    Svitolina shocks Halep to grab title

    Elina Svitolina returns to the Top 10 and ascends to the top of the Porsche Race to Singapore leaderboard after winning her eighth career title at the Internazionali BNL d’Italia, defeating former World No.2 Simona Halep, 4-6, 7-5, 6-1.“Every single day, everyone is working very hard,” Svitolina said of winning her second Premier 5 title....

    Svitolina shocks Halep to grab title
    May21

    Svitolina shocks Halep to grab title

    Elina Svitolina returns to the Top 10 and ascends to the top of the Porsche Race to Singapore leaderboard after winning her eighth career title at the Internazionali BNL d’Italia, defeating former World No.2 Simona Halep, 4-6, 7-5, 6-1.“Every single day, everyone is working very hard,” Svitolina said of winning her second Premier 5 title....

    Zverev becomes youngest Masters finalist in 10 years
    May20

    Zverev becomes youngest Masters finalist in 10 years

    Germany’s Alexander Zverev became the youngest player in a decade to reach a Masters final when he clinched a gutsy 6-4, 6-7 (5/7), 6-1 win over big-serving American John Isner in Rome yesterday. Zverev, 20, will meet four-time winner Novak Djokovic, who overcame having to play twice in a day with a ruthless 6-1, 6-0 win over Dominic Thiem....

    Germany, Ukraine aim to get back to Minsk ceasefire deal
    May20

    Germany, Ukraine aim to get back to Minsk ceasefire deal

    2015 agreement has failed to end artillery fighting between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists …read more Source: Gulf...

    Ukraine blocks Russian social media networks
    May16

    Ukraine blocks Russian social media networks

    Ukraine has blocked Russia’s most popular social media networks and an Internet search engine in response to the Kremlin’s alleged backing of a three-year separatist war in the east.The decision sparked an immediate outcry from Ukrainian Internet users and freedom of speech advocates.Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov called Ukrainian...

    Ukraine blocks popular Russian social networks
    May16

    Ukraine blocks popular Russian social networks

    Kiev has been gradually expanding its list of banned Russian products and people forbidden from entering the country …read more Source: Gulf...

    Putin plays piano before Xi meet
    May14

    Putin plays piano before Xi meet

    Russian President Vladimir Putin played piano while awaiting Chinese leader Xi Jinping for bilateral talks in Beijing yesterday.Putin spoke earlier yesterday at a summit on China’s new Silk Road plan.He later arrived at state Diaoyutai residence for talks with Xi and other leaders.While waiting for his bilateral with Xi to begin, Putin...

    Portugal hails Eurovision win
    May14

    Portugal hails Eurovision win

    Portugal heaped praise yesterday on the country’s first Eurovision song contest victor Salvador Sobral, who suffers from a serious heart condition but triumphed with a melancholy ballad.“When we are very good, we’re the best of the best. Congratulations Salvador Sobral,” President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa wrote in a message to the...

    Barshim wins in Shanghai
    May14

    Barshim wins in Shanghai

    Mutaz Barshim of Qatar competes in the high jump event during the Shanghai Diamond League athletics meeting in Shanghai yesterday. The Rio Olympics silver medallist leapt 2.33m to win the event ahead of China’s Yu Wang and Ukraine’s Andriy Protsenko who managed 2.3 and 2.27m respectively. Barshim had delighted home fans in Qatar a...

    Italy leads the pack at Eurovision
    May13

    Italy leads the pack at Eurovision

    Italy and Portugal were the frontrunners going into last night’s final of the Eurovision Song Contest, an annual song and dance fest – held in Kiev this year – whose global audience topped 200mn people last year.Italian Francesco Gabbani is leading the pack with a number, viewed nearly 114mn times on YouTube, that mixes Buddhist imagery...

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