Tunisia’s Jabeur Downs Maria To Become First Arab In Major Final

LONDON – Tunisia’s Ons Jabeur lifted the spirits of an entire continent as she became the first Arab and first African woman to reach the Wimbledon final with a rousing 6-2 3-6 6-1 victory over her barbecue buddy Tatjana Maria on Thursday. Before she stepped on court, American great Billie Jean King said Jabeur was … More Tunisia’s Jabeur Downs Maria To Become First Arab In Major Final

Soccer Serie A Seeks Abu Dhabi Deals On TV Rights, Italian Super Cup – Sources

MILAN – Italy’s top soccer league Serie A is in talks over a broadcast deal with state – backed Abu Dhabi Media and on a separate agreement to host its Super Cup in the emirate, three sources with knowledge of the matter said. Home to AC Milan, Juventus and other top clubs, Serie A is … More Soccer Serie A Seeks Abu Dhabi Deals On TV Rights, Italian Super Cup – Sources

Guardiola Becomes England’s Most Successful Foreign Manager

PARIS, France – Spaniard Pep Guardiola became the most successful foreign manager in English football, in terms of league titles won, when he clinched his fourth Premier League crown on Sunday. With his latest success, the Manchester City manager moved above Frenchman Arsene Wenger and Portuguese Jose Mourinho who both have three Premier League titles … More Guardiola Becomes England’s Most Successful Foreign Manager

Saudi Arabian Grand Prix To Go Ahead As Planned, Say Organizers

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia – Formula One’s Saudi Arabian Grand Prix will go ahead as planned, organizers said on Friday following attacks on a facility owned by oil giant Aramco near the racetrack in Jeddah. Yemen’s Iran – backed Houthis said they launched attacks on Saudi energy facilities on Friday and the Arab coalition said Aramco’s … More Saudi Arabian Grand Prix To Go Ahead As Planned, Say Organizers

Chelsea FC Owner And Russian Billionaire Roman

LONDON – Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich has announced Wednesday he plans to sell Chelsea Football Club, as it is ‘in the best interest of the Club, the fans employees, as well as the Club’s sponsor and partners’. No timetable was provided but Abramovich said the sale ‘will not be fast – tracked’. On Saturday, Abramovich … More Chelsea FC Owner And Russian Billionaire Roman

Djokovic Prepared To Miss Grand Slams If COVID Jab Made Mandatory

Paris, France – Novak Djokovic is prepared to miss the French Open and Wimbledon if COVID-19 vaccination becomes mandatory at the Grand Slams but he is not against inoculation, the world number one tennis plays said. Djokovic, who is unvaccinated, was barred from competing in this year’s Australian Open, depriving the 34 – year – … More Djokovic Prepared To Miss Grand Slams If COVID Jab Made Mandatory

Aston Martin F1 Team Sign Long – Term Deal With Saudi’s Aramco

PARIS, Francis – Aston Martin have signed a long – term partnership with Saudi Arabian oil company Aramco, the Formula One team said on Thursday, in a move it hopes will aid its ambition of fighting at the front of the grid. Aramco, already a major Formula One sponsor whose branding appears on trackside signage, … More Aston Martin F1 Team Sign Long – Term Deal With Saudi’s Aramco

Nadal Edges Medvedev In Five – Set Thriller To Win Australian Open

PARIS, France – Rafa Nadal edged Daniil Medvedev in a classic Australian Open final on Sunday, roaring back from two sets down to claim a record 21st Grand Slam title only months after fearing his glorious might be over due to injury. With Novak Djokovic forced out by deportation and Roger Federer recovering from knee … More Nadal Edges Medvedev In Five – Set Thriller To Win Australian Open

No Vaccine, No French Open For Djokovic As Rules Righten

PARIS, France – Novak Djokovic risks being frozen out of tennis as he chases a record 21st Grand Slam title, with rules on travellers who are unvaccinated against COVID-19 tightening in the third year of the pandemic and some tournaments reconsidering exemption. The Serbian, who has not been vaccinated, was deported from Australia on Sunday … More No Vaccine, No French Open For Djokovic As Rules Righten

Djokovic Clarifies Movements, Australian Visa Saga Continues

PARIS, France – Novak Djokovic knew he had tested positive for COVID-19 when he attended a newspaper interview and photo shoot at his tennis center in Serbia last month, saying Wednesday he made an ‘error of judgement’ and should have immediately gone into isolation. Djokovic moved to clarify ‘ongoing misinformation’ about his movement while he … More Djokovic Clarifies Movements, Australian Visa Saga Continues