Miss Universe mix-up as the wrong beauty queen gets crown (pic)

Social media caught ablaze after Miss Universe pageant host, US comedian Steve Harvey misread his cue card late Sunday and announced that Miss Colombia Ariadna Gutierrez was Miss Universe. No sooner was she crowned before the glittering crown was taken off her head and given to its rightful owner Miss Philippines.

Student claims on-campus rape; accepts diploma with … mattress in hand

A 21-year-old visual arts student at Columbia University carried, with help, a mattress on stage recently to accept her diploma as part of a semester-long protest against the university, which she claims failed to take action against a fellow student who raped her!

Tennis: Sorana Cirstea qualifies for quarterfinals of doubles event at tournament in Bogota (WTA)

Romanian woman tennis player Sorana Cirstea and Kazakh Yaroslava Shvedova on Monday qualified for the quarterfinals of the doubles WTA tournament in Bogota (Columbia), equipped with total prizes worth 250,000 US dollars, after defeating No. 2 seed Mandy Minella (Luxembourg)/Olga Savciuk (Ukraine), 7-5, 6-2.

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Troicki reaches quarterfinals in Acapulco

ACAPULCO - Serbia's Viktor Troicki reached the quarterfinals of an ATP tournament in Acapulco by beating Columbia's Santiago Hiraldo 6-3 6-4 on Thursday.

His next opponent will be Kevin Anderson from South Africa, who beat Steve Johnson from the US 3-6 7-5 6-3.

The prize fund for the tournament is USD 1.4 million.

Photo Tanjug, M. Jelesijevic (archive)

Djokovic through to Doha ATP quarterfinal with ease

DOHA - World's best tennis player Novak Djokovic qualified for the Doha ATP quarterfinal as he defeated Sergiy Stakhovsky of Ukraine in the second round match on Wednesday, 6-2, 6-1.

In the next round, Djokovic will cross rackets with Croatia's Ivo Karlovic who beat Georgia's Nikoloz Basilashvili, 7-6 (7-3), 6-3.