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June 9, 2017 9:25 AM Halep to face Ostapenko in French Open final

Romania’s Simona Halep moved within one win of a first Grand Slam title with victory over Karolina Pliskova on Thursday at the French Open. Third seed Halep who will become world number one if she succeeds won 6-4 3-6 6-3 to set up a final against unseeded Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Czech second seed Pliskova 22

April 10, 2017 9:09 AM Stockholm attack suspect was denied residency in Sweden

Two police spokespersons declined to confirm his identity as did the suspect's court-appointed lawyer. A former co-worker of Akilov contacted by Reuters said Akilov had never expressed any religious views and also said that the man he shared a flat with near Stockholm was said to be "devastated" to hear Akilov may be responsible for the attack 28

January 4, 2017 8:53 AM The ultimate playboy! World’s most handsome footballer Cristiano Ronaldo shows off his new girlfriend

Apart from his expertise on the pitch, football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo is also known for his natural skill of fooling around with women. Cristiano is famous for dating and having flings with some of the hottest celebrities on earth including the likes of tennis superstar Maria Sharapova and American top socialite Kim Kardashian. The world’s best football 11

June 8, 2016 5:12 PM Maria Sharapova vows to appeal two-year doping suspension

The 29-year-old Russian took the Latvian-made drug meldonium, a commonly used heart disease treatment, for a period of time which overlapped the 1 January 2016 cut-off date, when it was added to the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (Wada) banned list. At an anti-doping hearing in London, Sharapova was informed by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) that she would 10

April 14, 2016 3:00 PM Vladimir Putin Heaps Praise on Obama, but Dodges on Clinton vs. Trump

Vladimir Putin has given his annual marathon call-in show, where ordinary Russians have the chance to put their questions to him live on-air. The event, where Putin sits in a studio before a bank of telephone dispatchers receiving the questions, blends the State of the Union and Oprah Winfrey, with the Russian president fielding questions on subjects 9

March 12, 2016 10:32 PM Arsene Wenger deserves a last hurrah: After 12 years 'specialising in failure' it would be his sweetest title, but it's hard not to think the Arsenal manager's time has run out

The faltering quest for a new era of glory at Arsenal has lasted for nearly 12 years. For many of us, its tortured narrative has, latterly, revolved around one dominant theme. Distil all the emotions and the angst that now surround this great old club and it comes down to this: we don't want it to end badly for Arsene Wenger. How sweet it would be if he could 7

March 8, 2016 6:42 AM Sharapova fails drug test, Nike suspends ties

LOS ANGELES Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova said on Monday she had failed a drug test at the Australian Open due to a substance she was taking for health issues, leading longtime sponsor Nike to announce it was suspending ties during the investigation. The 28-year-old Sharapova, a five-time grand slam champion and the highest paid woman in sports 2

March 8, 2016 4:42 AM Tennis star Maria Sharapova fails drug test, Nike suspends ties

Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova, the highest-paid woman in sports, said on Monday that she failed a drug test at the Australian Open due to a substance she has been taking for 10 years for health issues. The 28-year-old Sharapova, a five-time grand slam champion, will be provisionally suspended starting March 12, the International Tennis Federation 7

November 13, 2015 2:03 PM Petra Kvitova to open Czech Republic challenge against Russia in Fed Cup final

Petra Kvitova will take on Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in the opening singles match of the Fed Cup final between the Czech Republic and Russia in Prague on Saturday. World No 6 Kvitova, who has won 20 of her 22 singles matches in the team competition since 2011, is bidding to lead the Czech Republic to a fourth title in five years following their victories 5

November 13, 2015 1:14 PM Russia look to ’Marushka’ Sharapova in Fed Cup final

PRAGUE: Maria Sharapova has played only four Fed Cup ties, but her presence on the court could make all the difference as Russia take on holders the Czech Republic in the 2015 final at the weekend. The 28-year-old world number four will likely face sixth-ranked Petra Kvitova and ninth-ranked Lucie Safarova, the left-handed duo who have led the Czechs 7