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April 20, 2017 7:46 PM Rules? Limits? Doubts? Yeah, they still don't apply to Serena

Serena Williams has made a career of doing the unprecedented, the unfathomable, the indomitable. So it will be no surprise if her announcement Wednesday that she is expecting her first child in early fall has left Williams poised to add another epic chapter to her career. There are a few nagging little reasons to wonder if she can crush this latest challenge 70

April 20, 2017 1:19 AM Health, training to play into Williams' tennis comeback after childbirth

CHICAGO, April 19 (Reuters) - Tennis star Serena Williams' plan to return to competition in 2018 will depend on how quickly her body recovers from giving birth this fall and how hard she trains through her pregnancy, said researchers who study pregnancy in high-performing athletes. Williams, 35, on Wednesday confirmed her pregnancy through a spokeswoman 54

April 9, 2017 12:32 PM Tennis: Venus rises to save New Zealand in five sets Â

WELLINGTON: Michael Venus rallied from a set down to win a marathon five setter, helping New Zealand beat South Korea 3-2 to win their Asia/Oceania Group I tie in Auckland on Sunday. After Kwon Soon Woo beat Jose Statham in straight sets in the first of the reverse singles to level the tie 2-2, the outcome rested on the final match between Venus and Hong Seong-Chan 17

April 8, 2017 9:40 AM Sweden terror suspect inspired by Marathon carnage

A 39-year-old Uzbekistani man accused of using a hijacked beer truck to mow down pedestrians on a packed Stockholm street — leaving at least four people dead and 15 others wounded — reportedly “liked” a picture of bloodied Boston Marathon spectators on Facebook, officials say. The suspect, who admitted to being involved in the rampage yesterday that mirrored 24

April 8, 2017 8:57 AM Swedish officials identify Stockholm terror attack suspect as Uzbek native, 39

The man suspected of carrying out the Stockholm terror attack is a 39-year-old Uzbekistan who was known to security services, Swedish officials confirmed Saturday. Four people were killed and 15 others injured when a hijacked beer truck plowed into a crowd of Friday afternoon shoppers in central Stockholm. Authorities are confident the man in custody 21

April 4, 2017 10:42 AM Islamist suicide bomber's dismembered body is found: Former sushi chef from Kyrgyzstan 'who didn't say his prayers' is named as terrorist who murdered 14 as Kremlin calls St Petersburg train massacre a 'challenge to Putin'

A former sushi chef from Kyrgyzstan has been named as the suicide bomber who murdered 14 and injured 50 in the St Petersburg train massacre. Russian citizen Akbarzhon Jalilov, 22, who was born in Kyrgyzstan, has been named by security services as the suspected bomber who also planted a second device hidden in a fire extinguisher that failed to explode 62

March 29, 2017 11:34 AM Running marathons may cause short-term kidney injury: study

New York: Planing to run a marathon? Think again, as the physical stress of running a marathon may cause short-term kidney injury, scientists including one of Indian origin have warned. Researchers from Yale University in the US studied a small group of people participating in a marathon. They collected blood and urine samples before and after the 26.2-mile 11

March 20, 2017 12:16 PM 45 Ways To Be Happier Instantly

Sometimes it can feel hard to keep up a happy state of mind. The emotion, like all the others, isn’t always permanent. But there are ways to keep it up or boost it when you need it ― and luckily, they’re simpler than you think. Play fetch with Fido or sneak in a few cuddles with your kitten. Interacting with your pets can release oxytocin in the brain 59

March 20, 2017 11:32 AM International Happiness Day: 15 ways to make your life happier

Sustainable happiness requires a sense of engagement, Dr Rowe explains: "We are happiest when we are growing," he says. "Have goals or projects that you are working towards," he advises. Such goals or projects could be health-related - for example, walking briskly every morning to lose weight and help train as part of a quarter-marathon. So if climbing 45

March 16, 2017 3:38 PM OPINION: Never again! by Sibongiseni 'Teko' Zondi

News of the end of Issa Hayatou's reign as CAF president was music to the ears of Sibongiseni Zondi, who has renewed hope for the future of African football. In April 2016 I wrote on this very platform an opinion piece encouraging continental and national football associations to take up the steps that had recently been taken by FIFA in reforming. The biggest 5