Author Archives: AFP

Kvitova hails end to Grand Slam issues

PRAGUE: Australian Open finalist Petra Kvitova hailed the end of her Grand Slam bad luck – and of a two-year transition following a knife attack that almost ended her career….

Sharapova off to winning start at St Petersburg

SAINT PETERSBURG: Russian star Maria Sharapova made a victorious debut at the WTA Saint Petersburg indoor tournament, beating Daria Gavrilova of Australia in straight sets on Monday. The 31-year-old Sharapova…

Three dead, 172 injured in Havana tornado

HAVANA : A rare and powerful tornado that struck Havana killed three people and left 172 injured, Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel said early yesterday. Diaz-Canel, who toured the darkened streets of…