Sharapova vows to ‘rise up again’ after French Open snub

PARIS: Maria Sharapova vowed Wednesday to “rise up again” after she was told she would not be given a wildcard for the French Open following her 15-month ban for doping. The Russian former world number one had hoped to return to Grand Slam tennis at Roland Garros this month but French tennis officials on Tuesday said she would not be granted More...

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By admin On Monday, May 15th, 2017

CPEC open for all; must not be politicized, Pakistan tells India

BEIJING: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Sunday said the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) under the One Belt, One Road (OBOR) initiative, was open to all countries in the region and categorically said the More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

Bouchard beats fallen idol Sharapova in Madrid

MADRID: Eugenie Bouchard matched her fighting talk with some thrilling tennis to shock Maria Sharapova 7-5, 2-6, 6-4 in the second round of the Madrid Open on Monday. Bouchard called Sharapova “a cheater” last More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

Iran warns will hit militant “safe havens” inside Pakistan

LONDON: The head of the Iranian armed forces warned Islamabad on Monday that Tehran would hit bases inside Pakistan if the government does not confront militants who carry out cross-border attacks. Ten Iranian border More...

By admin On Monday, May 8th, 2017

My tennis will do the talking, Sharapova warns Bouchard

MADRID: Maria Sharapova promised to let her tennis do the talking when she meets Eugenie Bouchard in the second round of the Madrid Open in a match laced with tension over Sharapova s 15-month doping ban. Bouchard More...

By admin On Monday, May 8th, 2017

50,000 evacuated in Germany over unexploded WWII bombs

BERLIN: German police on Sunday evacuated 50,000 people from the northern city of Hanover in one of the country´s largest post-war operations to defuse World War II era bombs. Residents in a densely populated part More...

By admin On Saturday, May 6th, 2017

Apple jumps to lead wearable computing with smartwatch

WASHINGTON: Apple has leapt to the lead in wearable computing on strong sales of its smartwatch, a market survey shows. The survey released Thursday by Strategy Analytics showed Apple grabbed a 15.9 percent share More...

By admin On Friday, May 5th, 2017

Wenger ready to make peace with Mourinho

LONDON: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says he is prepared to bury the hatchet with old foe Jose Mourinho ahead of Sunday’s home game with Manchester United. Wenger regularly clashed with Mourinho during the More...