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World No 1, Serena Williams Crashes Out Of Olympics
Aug10

World No 1, Serena Williams Crashes Out Of Olympics

Serena Williams’ reign as Olympic singles champion came to a shuddering halt Tuesday as the tennis star suffered a shock defeat by Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina. The world No. 1 was beaten 6-4 6-3 by a player to whom she had never lost in their four previous meetings. Williams, who had already been knocked out of the doubles tournament...

Serena Williams Out Of 2016 Olympics
Aug10

Serena Williams Out Of 2016 Olympics

World number one Serena Williams is out of the Rio de Janeiro games after she suffered shocking defeat to Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina on Tuesday during their tennis tournament. The tennis player was beaten for the first time by Svitolina who is ranked 20th in the world by the Women’s Tennis Association. According to the guardian […]...

Serena Williams: “At Least I Was Able to Make It to Rio”
Aug10

Serena Williams: “At Least I Was Able to Make It to Rio”

Top ranked tennis player Serena Williams was disappointed by her 6-4, 6-3 defeat to Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina and regretted the missed opportunity at the Rio 2016 Olympics. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

Rio 2016: Serena Williams crashes out Olympics
Aug10

Rio 2016: Serena Williams crashes out Olympics

Williams was visibly frustrated throughout the match as she struggling to find her range, making 37 unforced errors compared to 17 by Svitolina. Olympic champion and world number one Serena Williams tumbled out of the Rio de Janeiro singles competition in the third round on Tuesday, August 9, after a shock defeat to Ukraine’s Elina...

Serena stunned by Svitolina
Aug10

Serena stunned by Svitolina

World number one Serena Williams became the latest casualty at the Rio Olympics, losing to Elina Svitolina in the third round. Seemingly bothered by a shoulder injury, the 22-time grand slam champion suffered a surprise 6-4 6-3 defeat at the Olympic Tennis Centre on Tuesday. Williams joined Novak Djokovic, who is out of the singles and doubles,...

Republican national security officials reject Trump
Aug09

Republican national security officials reject Trump

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump holds a purple heart medal given to him by Lt. Col. Louis Dorfman during a campaign event in Ashburn, Virginia, on August 2, 2016 © AFP/File / Molly RileyWashington, United States, Aug 9 – Fifty senior Republican national security officials have issued a stinging rejection of their party’s White...

Putin and Erdogan meet to mend ties after jet downing rift
Aug09

Putin and Erdogan meet to mend ties after jet downing rift

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) jets into Russia on August 9, 2016, for a meeting with his counterpart Vladimir Putin © AFP/File / Eric FeferbergSaint Petersburg, Russian Federation, Aug 9 – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan jets into Russia on Tuesday for his first meeting with counterpart Vladimir Putin since the two strongmen...

Ibtihaj Muhammad: First American athlete to compete in the Olympics wearing hijab
Aug08

Ibtihaj Muhammad: First American athlete to compete in the Olympics wearing hijab

Muhammad wore a plain black Muslim head scarf under a red, white and blue mask as she won her opening bout. Fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad on Monday, August 8 became the first American to compete in the Olympics wearing a hijab.Muhammad wore a plain black Muslim head scarf under a red, white and blue mask as she won her opening bout in the women’s...

Putin and Erdogan: kissed and made up?
Aug08

Putin and Erdogan: kissed and made up?

Vladimir Putin welcomes Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the start of the G20 summit in Saint Petersburg in 2013 © AFP / ALEXANDER NEMENOVIstanbul, Turkey, Aug 8 – Sometimes even good friends can have a bad falling out. Ankara’s downing of a Russian war plane over the Syrian border last November prompted rapid retaliation from Moscow and a bitter...

Clinton’s ‘Moscow spring’ ended as Putin returned to power
Aug07

Clinton’s ‘Moscow spring’ ended as Putin returned to power

As secretary of state, Hillary Clinton basked in a diplomatic “Moscow Spring,” seizing on Vladimir Putin’s break from the presidency to help seal a nuclear arms-control treaty and secure Russia’s acquiescence to a NATO-led military intervention in Libya. When Putin returned to the top job, things changed. Clinton, the...

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