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    Svitolina no longer in the shadows as she chases French Open glory
    May24

    Svitolina no longer in the shadows as she chases French Open glory

    Had it not been for a bout of childhood jealously, Elina Svitolina might never have become the most successful tennis player to emerge out of Ukraine or be tipped as one of the favourites for this year’s French Open title.Desperate to grab some of the attention her parents Mikhaylo and Olena showered on her older brother Yulian, in 1999...

    Serena, Sharapova poised for last-16 duel; Nadal gets dream draw
    May24

    Serena, Sharapova poised for last-16 duel; Nadal gets dream draw

    Three-time champion Serena Williams could face longtime rival Maria Sharapova in the French Open last-16 after yesterday’s draw which also handed Rafael Nadal a dream route to an 11th title.Serena, the champion in 2002, 2013 and 2015, will start against Kristyna Pliskova of the Czech Republic.Former world number one Williams, now ranked a...

    France’s Macron urges Russia to cooperate in MH17 probe
    May24

    France’s Macron urges Russia to cooperate in MH17 probe

    French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday pressed Russia to deal constructively with a Dutch investigation into the shooting down of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine in 2014. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Trump’s Reckoning Arrives
    May24

    Trump’s Reckoning Arrives

    “Gradually and then suddenly.” That was how one of Ernest Hemingway’s characters described the process of going bankrupt. The phrase applies vividly to the accumulating failures of President Trump’s foreign-policy initiatives.Donald Trump entered office with more scope for initiative in foreign policy than any of his recent...

    Champions League price hikes spell misery
    May24

    Champions League price hikes spell misery

    Real Madrid fans have returned 1,000 tickets for tomorrow’s Champions League final against Liverpool as spiralling accommodation and travel costs deter supporters from travelling to Kiev. UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin said the tickets could not be resold to Liverpool fans for security reasons but they would instead be put on sale for...

    Champions League: 1,000 Liverpool fans told Kiev flights cancelled
    May24

    Champions League: 1,000 Liverpool fans told Kiev flights cancelled

    Liverpool FC and mayors trying to find solution, after three Ukraine flights cancelledAbout 1,000 Liverpool fans who were planning to travel to Ukraine for Saturday’s Champions League final have been left stranded after three fans’ flights to the country were cancelled.The specialist tour operator Worldchoice Sports cut the flights...

    Ronaldo versus Salah — the Ballon d’Or on the line?
    May24

    Ronaldo versus Salah — the Ballon d’Or on the line?

    In an age when individual awards are given ever greater importance, tomorrow’s Champions League final between Real Madrid and Liverpool — and Cristiano Ronaldo and Mohamed Salah — could determine the winner of the next Ballon d’Or.After all, Ronaldo has won the prestigious prize on the back of helping Madrid to each of their recent...

    Moscow says no Russian missile involved in MH17 plane crash
    May24

    Moscow says no Russian missile involved in MH17 plane crash

    May 25, 2018 2:06 AMMOSCOW (AFP) – Moscow on Thursday (May 24) rejected an international investigation that found a Russian missile downed flight MH17 over Ukraine in 2014, saying no such weapon had ever crossed the Russian-Ukrainian border and blaming Kiev for the tragedy. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Probe: Missile that downed MH17 came from Russia-based unit
    May24

    Probe: Missile that downed MH17 came from Russia-based unit

    BUNNIK, Netherlands (AP) – The missile used to shoot down a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet over eastern Ukraine in 2014, killing all 298 aboard, belonged to a Russia-based military unit, an international team of investigators said Thursday after painstakingly studying video and photos of a military convoy. The criminal investigation...

    Champions League: Real Madrid fans return 1,000 tickets for final over escalating costs; Liverpool supporters face brunt of cancelled flights
    May24

    Champions League: Real Madrid fans return 1,000 tickets for final over escalating costs; Liverpool supporters face brunt of cancelled flights

    Real Madrid fans have returned 1,000 tickets for Saturday’s Champions League final against Liverpool as spiralling accommodation and travel costs deter supporters from travelling to Kiev. The post Champions League: Real Madrid fans return 1,000 tickets for final over escalating costs; Liverpool supporters face brunt of cancelled flights...