Nadal: The win is the only thing that matters
16 January 2023 | 1:43 pm
Defending champion Rafa Nadal dropped a set but prevailed in a battle of fitness against Jack Draper to reach the second round of the Australian Open on Monday (January 16) with an unconvincing 7-5 2-6 6-4 6-1 over the injured Briton.
Spaniard Rafa Nadal said Sunday that he hopes to return from an abdominal injury this week in the Cincinnati Open after not playing for more than a month.
Kenya's Supreme Court has ruled against candidate Raila Odinga's challenge to the outcome of last month's presidential election. Odinga had alleged electoral fraud after his opponent William Ruto was declared the winner.
Germany beat Bulgaria in their last World Cup qualifier, but it was a special night for Almuth Schult, who celebrated an emotional return to the national team after three years away.
A week after the Supreme Court confirmed his win, William Ruto has been inaugurated as Kenya's fifth president. Tens of thousands of supporters showed up for the ceremony.
Their work on quantum mechanics has paved the way for our understanding of how particles behave at the subatomic scale. They have also laid the foundation for a new era of quantum technology, including quantum computing.
Two human rights organizations and a jailed activist won the Nobel Peace Prize for their efforts to document abuses of power and war crimes. This year's joint honor goes to Belarus political prisoner Ales Bialiatski, the Russian human rights group Memorial and the Ukrainian Center for Civil Liberties.
Ben S. Bernanke, Douglas W. Diamond and Philip H. Dybvig have won the 2022 Nobel Prize in economics "for research on banks and financial crises." The trio were honored for their groundbreaking work on bank runs.
Real Madrid's France forward Karim Benzema won the 2022 Ballon d'Or award for the best men's player in the world on Monday, while Barcelona's Spanish midfielder Alexia Putellas won the women's award for a second time.
Researchers in Botswana and South Africa, who separately identified the COVID-19 omicron variant, are the winners of the 2022 German Africa Award.
In the run-up to this Sunday's presidential run-off in Brazil, both candidates are fighting for votes in the northeast of the country. The vast, poor and arid region is of strategic importance, as it has historically been a breeding ground for the left.
In the Catholic Church only the Pope can declare somebody a saint, but the process always starts with a popular movement - local people revering a person for their holy way of life. Christianity arrived in Cologne in the fourth century. Since then, a number of remarkable Christian women have left their mark on this west German city.
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