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Weight lifted for Serena as Melbourne beckons

Weight lifted for Serena as Melbourne beckons

Published 13/01/2020

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - The length of time Serena Williams held her arms aloft after clinching her first WTA title in almost three years spoke volumes [more…]

Williams destroys Anisimova to set up Pegula showdown

Williams destroys Anisimova to set up Pegula showdown

Published 12/01/2020

(This Jan. 11 story corrects spelling of Anisimova in headline and first paragraph) WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Serena Williams showed no signs of sentiment as she [more…]

Tennis: ‘You can’t curse,’ Gauff admonishes dad during match

Tennis: ‘You can’t curse,’ Gauff admonishes dad during match

Published 09/01/2020

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Parents normally tell their teenagers to watch their language, but Coco Gauff turned the tables on her father on Thursday during her [more…]

Williams struggles but advances to quarters in Auckland

Williams struggles but advances to quarters in Auckland

Published 09/01/2020

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Top seed Serena Williams was made to work hard against fellow American Christina McHale before she prevailed 3-6 6-2 6-3 to advance [more…]

French New Wave film legend Anna Karina dies at 79

French New Wave film legend Anna Karina dies at 79

Published 15/12/2019

PARIS (Reuters) - Danish-born actress Anna Karina, one of the most acclaimed luminaries of influential French New Wave cinema, has died of cancer at age [more…]

Kyrgyzstan censors “provocative” women’s rights art event over nudity

Kyrgyzstan censors “provocative” women’s rights art event over nudity

Published 03/12/2019

BISHKEK (Reuters) - An art exhibition in Kyrgyzstan that featured a woman undressing in front of an audience has been censored by the government, and [more…]

Team by team analysis of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Team by team analysis of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Published 01/12/2019

(Reuters) - Team by team analysis of Sunday’s season-ending Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix (listed in championship order): - MERCEDES (Lewis Hamilton 1, Valtteri [more…]

Crypto backed by crypto: Dai seeks to change ‘stablecoin’ game

Crypto backed by crypto: Dai seeks to change ‘stablecoin’ game

Published 18/11/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Some are backed by dollars. Others by gold. But this “stablecoin” isn’t tied to any major asset - it’s backed by another [more…]

Verstappen wins Brazil GP thriller as Ferraris collide

Verstappen wins Brazil GP thriller as Ferraris collide

Published 18/11/2019

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Max Verstappen won a thrilling Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix for Red Bull on Sunday after the Ferraris collided and Mercedes’ [more…]

Motor racing: Team by team analysis of the Brazilian Grand Prix

Motor racing: Team by team analysis of the Brazilian Grand Prix

Published 18/11/2019

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Team by team analysis of Sunday’s Brazilian Grand Prix, penultimate race of the 21-round Formula One season (listed in championship order): [more…]