Sports

The Latest: Halep beats Serena Williams in Wimbledon final

Romania’s Simona Halep returns the ball to United States’ Serena Williams during the women’s singles final match on day twelve of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Saturday, July 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis) Simona Halep won her first Wimbledon title and kept Serena Williams from winning her eighth. Halep beat Williams 6-2, 6-2 on

Read More

Coco Gauff, 15, avoids 2 match points in Centre Court win

United States’ Cori “Coco” Gauff reacts after winning a point against Slovenia’s Polona Hercog in a Women’s singles match during day five of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Friday, July 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis) It was easy to forget that Coco Gauff is still just 15 as she stood on the grass of

Read More

Novak Djokovic: ‘Happy if next generation wins Majors in 25 years’

Photo/Tennis World Novak Djokovic commented on Stefanos Tsitsipas, Dominic Thiem and Alexander Zverev all losing in Grand Slams first round matches. The Serbian player also analyzed when the next generation may prevail over him, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. “It is fair to say that it’s surprising, unexpected for the guys to lose in the

Read More

Frank Lampard confirmed as Chelsea boss

Frank Lampard confirmed as Chelsea boss By Herald Scotland Online Chelsea have appointed Frank Lampard as their new head coach. The former England midfielder returns to Stamford Bridge following a season in charge of Sky Bet Championship side Derby. Lampard has signed a three-year deal to replace Maurizio Sarri after the Italian left to join

Read More

The Latest: Gauff, 15, wins again at Wimbledon

United States’ Cori “Coco” Gauff celebrates after beating Slovakia’s Magdalena Rybaikova in a Women’s singles match during day three of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Wednesday, July 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant) American teenager Coco Gauff just keeps winning at Wimbledon. After coming through qualifying and then upsetting five-time champion Venus Williams in the

Read More

CHAN 2020 Qualifiers: Uganda Cranes to face Somalia

CHAN 2020 Qualifiers: Uganda Cranes Vs Somalia 1st Leg: 26th – 28th July 2019 2nd Leg: 2nd – 4th August 2019 Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) has confirmed that Uganda Cranes will now play Somalia in the Championship of African Nations (CHAN) 2020 qualifiers. Originally, Uganda had been scheduled to play South Sudan. But, upon

Read More

WTA Wimbledon: 15-year-old sensation Cori Guaff thumps Venus Williams

Photo/Tennis World By JOVICA ILIC In the battle of the youngest and oldest players in the draw, the 15-year-old sensation Cori Gauff ousted the five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams 6-4, 6-4 in an hour and 18 minutes! Super talented American born in 2004 has been destined for big results ever since picking the racquet for

Read More

Cori Gauff roars into the main draw at Wimbledon for another huge record

Photo/Tennis World By JOVICA ILIC Twelve months ago, Cori Gauff came to Wimbledon as a teenage sensation and Roland Garros junior winner, standing as one of the favorites at the All England Club as well. The champion in Roehampton a week earlier, Cori lost to Xiyu Wang in three close sets in the quarter-final, returning

Read More

Abdi Sharif signs first professional contract with Liverpool FC

Photo/Liverpool Football Club Abdi Sharif has signed his first professional contract with Liverpool Football Club. The 18-year-old midfielder has been training with the Reds since the age of six and formally joined the club three years later. Born in Somalia but raised in Toxteth,  Sharif’s footballing journey began in earnest after his family emigrated to

Read More

Ex-FIFA boss Michel Platini arrested amid investigation

Platini was taken into custody in relation to a probe relating to the awarding of 2022 World Cup to Qatar, local reports say. Former UEFA president Michel Platini has been arrested by French authorities on Tuesday in an investigation regarding the awarding of 2022 World Cup, local press reported. Platini was taken into custody and

Read More