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Serena eyes challenge of post-baby comeback

  Washington, United States | AFP |  Serena Williams has spent her career defying the odds, winning 23 Grand Slam singles titles and becoming the oldest world number one at age 35. But now she will face perhaps the ultimate challenge — making a comeback after motherhood. Williams, who announced …

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Serena hints at pregnancy but deletes ’20 weeks’ post

Los Angeles, United States | AFP |  Tennis great Serena Williams hinted Wednesday that she’s expecting her first child, posting a photo of herself on Snapchat captioned “20 weeks”. The photo, captured by US media, shows Williams in a yellow swimsuit with what appears to be a baby bump. The …

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Reddit co-founder is Serena Williams’ man

Tennis: Serena announces engagement to Reddit co-founder Washington, United States | AFP | Tennis superstar Serena Williams announced Thursday she is engaged to Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, breaking the news with a poem on her verified Reddit account. Williams, 35, and Ohanian, 33, did not reveal a wedding date in …

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Chinese media praises Trump’s ‘experience and ideology’

Beijing, China | AFP |  Chinese state-run media lauded Donald Trump Tuesday after a phone call between him and President Xi Jinping, saying that the president-elect’s emergence could mark a “reshaping” of Sino-American relations. The pair spoke Monday, when Xi said that the two powers needed to co-operate and Trump’s …

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Daughter of US Olympic sprinter Gay fatally shot

Washington, United States | AFP |  The teen daughter of former US Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay was fatally shot early Sunday, police said. Police say 15-year-old Trinity Gay, a star high school runner herself, was struck by a bullet during a shootout at about 4 a.m. in the parking lot …

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Golf: ‘Not ready’ Tiger Woods postpones comeback

Los Angeles, United States | AFP | Tiger Woods rocked the golf world Monday after abruptly cancelling his long-awaited comeback, raising fresh questions about his ability to return to the highest levels of the sport he once ruled. Just three days after the PGA Tour issued a statement trumpeting the …

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Chumba, Kiplagat eye Chicago Marathon repeats

Chicago, United States | AFP |  Kenyans Dickson Chumba and Florence Kiplagat aim to defend their titles at the Chicago Marathon on Sunday, with 2012 winner Tsegaye Kebede out to spoil Chumba’s repeat bid in the Windy City. Chumba pulled away in the final three miles to lead a Kenyan …

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