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    Serena Williams beaten by Svitolina at Rio Olympics 2016
    Aug10

    Serena Williams beaten by Svitolina at Rio Olympics 2016

    Out of sorts and out of answers, defending champion Serena Williams is out of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. Shanking shots of all sorts she lost in straight sets to Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina 6-4, 6-3. …read more Source: Daily...

    Rio 2016 | Tennis Results: Top seed and defending champ Serena Williams eliminated in third round upset
    Aug10

    Rio 2016 | Tennis Results: Top seed and defending champ Serena Williams eliminated in third round upset

    Olympic champion and world number one Serena Williams was bundled out of the Rio de Janeiro tennis tournament in the third round of the singles on Tuesday after a shock 6-4 6-3 defeat to Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina. The defeat by the 20th-ranked Svitolina ends Williams’ Olympic tournament, having also suffered a surprise loss in the...

    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...

    Four-Time Olympic Tennis Champion Williams Defeated By Ukrainian Player
    Aug10

    Four-Time Olympic Tennis Champion Williams Defeated By Ukrainian Player

    Defending OIympic tennis champion Serena Williams was eliminated from the Rio Games by a shocking loss to Ukrainian player Elina Svitolina. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Javelin Thrower Stripped Of Silver Medal After Doping Retest
    Aug10

    Ukrainian Javelin Thrower Stripped Of Silver Medal After Doping Retest

    The International Olympic Committee stripped Ukrainian javelin thrower Oleksandr Pyatnytsya of his silver medal from the 2012 Olympics after a retest showed he tested positive for drugs. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    IOC bans four after retests of London, Beijing samples
    Aug10

    IOC bans four after retests of London, Beijing samples

    RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 10, 2016 (AFP) – The International Olympic Committee on Tuesday stripped Ukrainian javelin thrower Oleksandr Pyatnytsya of his silver medal from the 2012 Olympics as it announced the first sanctions after retests on doping samples from the London and Beijing Games.The sanctions against four athletes were the first...

    Ukrainian rebel leader returns to work after surviving assassination attempt
    Aug10

    Ukrainian rebel leader returns to work after surviving assassination attempt

    Igor Plotnytsky, the leader of independence-seeking insurgents in Ukraine’s eastern Lugansk region, said Tuesday he came back to work three days after surviving an attempt on his life. …read more Source: <a href=http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2016-08/10/c_135580711.htm target=_blank title="Ukrainian rebel leader returns to...

    Donald Trump faces Republican flak
    Aug10

    Donald Trump faces Republican flak

    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Greensboro, North Carolina June 14, 2016. Photo: Reuters Washington, August 9 Fifty senior Republican national security officials have issued a stinging rejection of their party’s White House nominee Donald Trump, warning if elected he would be “the most reckless...

    Serena out of Rio tennis
    Aug10

    Serena out of Rio tennis

    RIO DE JANEIRO – Defending champion and world number one Serena Williams was sent crashing out of the Olympic Games Tuesday, losing 6-4, 6-3 to Elina Svitolina of Ukraine. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    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...