Serena and Venus into doubles semis

July 08, 2016 in Sports

Serena Williams beat Elena Vesnina for a second time on Thursday to remain on course for a sixth Wimbledon doubles title alongside sister Venus. The Williams sisters beat Vesnina and fellow Russian Ekaterina Makarova 7-6 (7-1) 4-6 6-2 to reach the semi-finals. Serena had already beaten...

Justin Gatlin loses for first time since 2015

July 08, 2016 in Sports

Ameer Webb accomplished a feat that no sprinter besides Usain Bolt has accomplished since 2013—defeating Justin Gatlin. Webb clocked 20.27 seconds, edging Gatlin by .05 seconds in their first-round 200m heat at the U.S. Track and Field Trials on Thursday. Both will advance to the...

India arrive for four-Test series against Windies

July 07, 2016 in Sports

BASSETERRE, St Kitts (CMC) — India touched down in St Kitts Wednesday evening to begin preparations for their four-Test series against West Indies starting later this month. The 16-man squad was led by stroke-maker Virat Kohli and included newly appointed head coach, Anil Kumble, the...