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WTA roundup: Williams sisters set up 2nd-round meeting

Serena Williams got off to a slow start in her first match in six months, but she prevailed Tuesday to ...


Serena Williams made to work for win on WTA return

A rusty Serena Williams made a winning return from her six-month coronavirus hiatus on Tuesday, defeating lowly ranked Bernarda Pera ...


WTA roundup: Kentucky event opens with upset

Top-level pro tennis returned to the United States on Monday, and the Czech Republic's Marie Bouzkova produced an upset at ...


Former champ Kuznetsova pulls out of U.S. Open

Svetlana Kuznetsova, who won the U.S. Open in 2004, pulled out of this year's tournament on Monday due to her ...


Svetlana Kuznetsova withdraws from US Open over virus worries

Former US Open champion Svetlana Kuznetsova withdrew from this year's tournament on Monday citing concerns over the Covid-19 outbreak.The 35-year-old ...


Venus Williams sweeps past Azarenka to face Serena at Top Seed Open

WASHINGTON, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) -- Two former World No. 1 players and Grand Slam champions took to the court for ...


16-year-old Gauff defeats Dolehide at Top Seed Open

WASHINGTON, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) -- Coco Gauff won her first match of the summer, fighting past fellow American Caroline Dolehide ...


Serena Williams makes triumphant return at Top Seed Open

WASHINGTON, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) -- Former World No. 1 Serena Williams survived a stern test in Lexington on Tuesday, coming ...


Chinese parents spend big on kids' sports

JINAN, China, Aug. 12 (Xinhua) -- Zhang Yimeng, a 9-year-old pupil, has been fencing for over three years in a ...


Paddlers Xu/Sun win mixed doubles at China's Olympic practice test

HAIKOU, China, Aug. 10 (Xinhua) -- Veteran paddler Xu Xin paired with rising star Sun Yingsha to clinch the mixed ...


Nick Kyrgios lets fly at Novak Djokovic in lockdown chat

Nick Kyrgios lets fly at Novak Djokovic in lockdown chat CNN International ...


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Bruins look to ride momentum in back-to-back vs. 'Canes

Now that the Boston Bruins have finally started clicking in this August portion of the season, they want to keep ...

Broncos sign former Bucs RT Dotson

The Denver Broncos officially signed free agent offensive tackle Demar Dotson on Wednesday. Reports last week said Dotson was visiting ...

Report: 49ers plan to sign WR Austin

The San Francisco 49ers brought free agent wideout Tavon Austin in for a visit and hope to sign him, NFL ...

Celtics sign coach Stevens to extension

The Boston Celtics signed head coach Brad Stevens to a contract extension, the team announced Tuesday. No terms were announced. ...

Blackhawks eye bounce-back in Game 2 vs. Knights

If the Chicago Blackhawks were impressed with the Vegas Golden Knights before they began their Western Conference first-round series, they ...

Loan ranger Martin Odegaard returns to Real Madrid

Norwegian international midfielder Martin Odegaard returned to Real Madrid on Wednesday after his season-long loan at La Liga rivals Real ...

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Biden unveils Senator Kamala Harris as running mate

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Democratic Presidential nominee Joe Biden on Tuesday named California Senator Kamala Harris to be his vice-presidential ...

U.S. to spend $1.5 billion for 100m doses of vaccine to be developed

WASHINGTON, DC - The Trump administration has ordered 100 million doses of a COVID-19 vaccine candidate to be manufactured by ...

Hong Kong newspaper fights on despite arrest of proprietor

HONG KONG - A pro-democracy newspaper raided by Hong Kong's newly established national security police pledged defiance on Tuesday in ...

Vladimir Putin claims Russia has developed Covid-19 vaccine

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said his country's health ministry has approved the world's first coronavirus vaccine.He also ...

Lebanon to get new government after current regime quits

BEIRUT, Lebanon - Lebanon's prime minister stepped down from his job on Monday in the wake of the disastrous Beirut ...

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CO LIMERICK, Ireland - Bath Fitter, possibly the largest North American 'bathroom refurbishment franchisor, is to establish its European Business ...


Award-winning artist Shahul Hameed painting for Dubai shoppers

DUBAI, UAE - One of Dubai's shopping malls is getting creative this month, with part of it's Egypt Court themed ...


Got your bag? The critical place of mobile containers in human evolution

Today, bags are everywhere - from cheap canvas ones at the supermarket to designer handbags costing up to US$2,000,000.But archaeological ...


Supporters Turn Out for Biden, Harris in First Joint Campaign Event

WILMINGTON, DEL. - Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and his newly named running mate, Senator Kamala Harris, are set ...


As schools prepare to reopen during COVID-19, are the kids alright?

As September approaches and schools prepare to reopen, there are concerns for children, including the risk they might spread COVID-19, ...


Assam govt to transfer Rs 1,000 per month to each family

Guwahati (Assam) [India], Aug 12 (ANI): Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday announced a direct cash transfer scheme ...


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