After three hours and 47 minutes, Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic emerged victorious over his opponent, Kevin Anderson, in five sets. The match spanned across two days.
In a post urging to “go see them now, before it’s too late,” Jacopo Prisco at CNN catalogued 25 ancient and endangered locales in the modern world. Missing from the list is Palmyra, Syria, which is currently under destruction by the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL/IS) and other UNESCO Heritage Sites in the Middle East that remain in danger due to groups like ISIS.
The men’s quarterfinals are not quite set since defending champion Novak Djokovic needs to finish his match against Kevin Anderson. But Andy Murray remains on fire along with Roger Federer and Marin Čilič. Vasek Pospisil and Gilles Simon also moved on to the quarterfinals.
The National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) reported the regime arrested or flogged at least 900 people for not fasting during Ramadan.
LONDON – Wimbledon Ladies Quarterfinals are set with three Americans in the round! Madison Keys and CoCo Vandeweghe join Serena Williams. After an error-filled first set, many were ready to write off Keys against Olga Govortsova. But the young superstar
For the past 16 years, the Williams sisters graced the courts of tennis with their unbelievable talent, leaving spectators in awe as the ladies stamp their way in history books. In just over an hour, the sisters left another footprint
Russian President Vladimir Putin reached out to President Barack Obama once again to wish him a Happy Independence Day, but also to ask for more dialogue. Russia and American relations soured greatly this past year since Moscow invaded Ukraine.
Sinai Province, an Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) affiliate in Egypt, took credit for rockets launched into “occupied Palestine.” There are no reports of casualties or damage.
India’s intelligence agencies believe the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) might spread its caliphate and horror into India as they inch closer to Afghanistan/Pakistan held territories.
The 28 seed Jelena Jankovic defeated defending champion Petra Kvitova in three sets: 3-6, 7-5, 6-4. Next up for her is 13 seed Agnieszka Radwanska. Kvitova was the obvious favorite in the match, but not only because she won Wimbledon
LONDON – The top men, except Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, at Wimbledon found a way to the round of 16 without too many struggles. Well, except for defending US Open champion Marin Čilič, who took over a day to eliminate American John
Controversy surrounds 23 seed Ivo Karlovic’s defeat of Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, seeded 13. On set point towards the end of the match, it appears the Croat double hit the ball.
Roger Federer and Andy Murray advanced to the round of 16 on Saturday despite a few bumps during their matches. Both will be in action next Monday.
On Day 6, the majority of women top seeds advanced to the round of 16, except tenth seed Angelique Kerber. Madison Keys is one of those women, which means four American women play in the next round.
LONDON – Dustin Brown is taking the world by storm after he stunned tenth seed Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon. Everyone wants to talk about him, including WABC in New York. However, they used the wrong photo. https://twitter.com/jon_wertheim/status/617283113392189440 Spot on #journalism
LONDON – HOLY. COW. World number one Serena Williams barely survives to advance to the fourth round of Wimbledon after she defeated Briton Heather Watson 6-2, 4-6, 7-5. She is one step closer to winning a calendar Grand Slam and
The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) is reporting that Pastor Michael and Pastor Pete, two Sudanese Christian pastors, face the death penalty after a judge charged them with numerous offenses. Now it is up to the defense to prove their innocence.
LONDON – Richard Gasquet and Nick Kyrgios secured a spot in the fourth round with their hard fought victories over higher seed players. Stan Wawrinka and David Goffin also advanced in straight sets. Gasquet played a brilliant game against 11
The Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL/IS) published pictures of jihadists destroying ancient statues in Palmyra, Syria, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The terrorist group previously promised not to touch the historical landmarks.
The most troubling statistic found in a report by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, published on the Islamic State’s (ISIS/ISIL) first anniversary, involves the treatment of children. The group believes ISIS murdered at least 74 children in the past year.
While the world concentrates on Syria and Iraq, the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) inches closer to Russia’s North Caucasus region. Militants in Dagestan, Chechnya, Ingushetia, and Kabardino-Balkaria declared allegiance to the terrorist group.
A semi-quiet Day 4 at Wimbledon ended with an explosion. Qualifier Dustin Brown, ranked 102 in the world, defeated tenth seed Rafael Nadal 7-5, 3-6, 6-4, 6-4.
The latest report from the United Nations on South Sudan states the armed forces raped and burned females alive. The world’s newest country is still in a civil war.
Day 3 at Wimbledon is the hottest day in the tournament’s history at 35C/95F. Officials prepped ice towels for the players and enforced the heat rule in place. But only women are allowed a break of 10 minutes between during the second and third sets.
Yazidi artist Ammar Salim, 31, uses his talent to show the world what the Yazidis suffer under the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL/Daesh). His paintings tell the story of the Yazidi massacres. “I want to connect all that happened, to explain about the Yazidi genocide,” he explained to Rudaw.