‘I don’t have a clear opinion’ – Nadal on Wimbledon ranking points sanction
24 May 2022 | 12:09 pm
The 13-time French Open champion is philosophical about the lack of ranking points on offer at the next Grand Slam, Wimbledon.
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The European Union has agreed to level sanctions over the poisoning of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny. The Kremlin critic is recovering in Berlin after he was poisoned in Siberia.
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Rafa Nadal's dream of a first ATP Finals title and Novak Djokovic's quest for a record-equalling sixth vanished in defeats by Daniil Medvedev and Dominic Thiem respectively in two seismic semi-finals on Saturday
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'Survivor' Nadal back in form at Australian Open
15 Feb 2021
Rafa Nadal threw a blanket over the fire of Fabio Fognini to cruise into the quarter-finals of the Australian Open with a 6-3 6-4 6-2 win on Monday. Facing the man who dumped him from the 2015 U.S. Open, second seed Nadal held steady against the fierce hitting of the flamboyant Italian and counter-punched brilliantly to avoid a longer scrap at a sunbathed Rod Laver Arena.
21 Feb 2021
Myanmar military generals accused of rights violations face sanctions from Britain and Canada. Human Rights Watch says coup leaders will only listen to their "pocketbook."
14 Mar 2021
Roger Federer admits his goal is to be "100 percent" back in business by the time Wimbledon rolls around after the 20-time Grand Slam title winner saw his comeback from 13 months out with injury end in Doha on Thursday.
24 Mar 2021
The European Union has agreed to sanction China for human rights abuses against the Uyghurs in the country's northwestern Xinjiang province.
24 Apr 2021
The United States and European Union say Somalia risks facing sanctions if it fails to resume talks to end its deadlock over elections. But President Mohamed has extended his mandate despite the international criticism.
21 Apr 2021
Senate wants stiffer sanctions for persons illegally possessing firearms as more police stations come under attack in the South East.
17 May 2021
Rafa Nadal warmed up for the French Open with a battling 7-5 1-6 6-3 win over world number one Novak Djokovic as the Spaniard claimed a record-extending 10th Italian Open title in Rome on Sunday in the latest chapter of their rivalry.
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Days before the French Open kicks off, a statue of Rafael Nadal is unveiled at Roland Garros.
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He was a genius who left a lasting mark on France. As military architect to King Louis XIV, Vauban imagined a series of impregnable citadels to protect the country, from Besançon to the Ile de Ré. Each time, the architect reinvented himself to take into account the local geography and landscape. Today, many of these buildings remain key French landmarks. We take a closer look.