Romanian tennis player Simona Halep, world number one, qualified on Friday evening for the semifinals of the WTA tournament in Rome (Internationali BNL d'Italia), with prizes worth 3,351,729 US dollars, after defeating French Caroline Garcia, with a score of 6-2, 6-3.
Israel enters uncharted territory on May 4 when it begins hosting the three opening stages of the Giro d'Italia, the biggest international sporting event to be held in the country.
Chris Froome heads into the Giro d'Italia insisting he is focusing on his attempt to make history by holding all three titles from cycling's Grand Tours at the same time.
French model Ines Rau has become the first openly transgender Playmate in
Playboy magazine’s 64-year history.
Rau, 26, first appeared in a May 2014 issue, shot by fame photographer Ryan McGinley. “It’s how I celebrated my coming out, actually,” she says in the new issue. “I took that chance, and then I signed with an agency.”
Three Egyptian real estate executives said yesterday that their companies have suspended housing deals with the Saudi Arabian government amid political tensions between the two countries.
Four Egyptian real estate companies had signed memorandums of understanding with the Saudi Housing Ministry during King Salman's April visit to Cairo last year.
Bulgarian striker Dimitar Berbatov is one of the names considered by Napoli as a replacement to injured Arkadiusz Milik, Football Italia has said.
His name is among the four options for the Italian team after Milik is expected to be out of action for four months, the others being Emmanuel Adebayor, Marouane Chamakh or Kevin Kuranyi, according to the website.