Eugenie Bouchardundecided on Rio Olympics 2016 over Zika fears. World No. 40 Eugenie Bouchard of Canada shared her fears for the virus ZIKA after her shock defeat by Camila Giorgi of Italy in the opening round of the women’s singles in the Washington Open on Tuesday. Canadian tennis player Eugenie Bouchard is undecided about her participation in next month’s Rio Olympics over concerns about the Zika virus, the 22-year-old EUGENIE BOUCHARD said. I’m kind of a last-minute person, so I’m going to make a decision next week, I guess, the week before (the Rio Olympics),” Bouchard said. It’s just unfortunate because it would be my first Games, and to have a problem like this (Zika) kind of dampening the excitement of, potentially, your first Olympic Games, it really sucks, to be honest- said BOUCHARD.
After SHAHRUKH KHAN, SALMAN launches Sania autobiography in Mumbai. Salman Khan, who promoted Sania Mirza’s autobiography in Mumbai, revealed he would want to get married on November 18 too. After Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan launched Sania Mirza’s autobiography ‘Ace Against Odds‘ in Hyderabad, Salman Khan has done the honours in Mumbai. Speaking at the book launch, Salman heaped praise on Sania much like his Bollywood counterpart, lauding the Hyderabad tennis star (SANIA MIRZA) for coming up with the autobiography at a very young age.
Ritu Rani dropped from Indian women’s hockey Rio-bound squad. The 24-year-old Indian women team captain has left the training camp in Bengaluiru after she came to know about her axing from the Rio-bound squad. Ritu Rani, Indian women’s hockey team captain, is likely to be dropped from the Rio-bound side. The final squad of 16 players is to be picked in three days’ time but a senior member of the team management confirmed that Ritu has left the ongoing national camp in Bangalore.
Brazil legend Pele to marry for third time at the age of 75. Pele was previously married to Rosemeri Cholbi, with whom he had three children — JENNIFER, EDINHO and KELLY. After that he married Assiria Nascimento, who gave birth to twins CELESTE and JOSHUA. Brazilian football legend Pele is getting married for the third time, tying the knot with his partner Marcia Cibele Aoki on Tuesday. Pele is 75, met his 42-year-old partner in New York in the 1980s but the couple did not start dating until 2010.
This one I will always remember, says Serena Williams. Serena Williams won her record-tying 22nd Grand Slam title by beating Angelique Kerber 7-5, 6-3 in the Wimbledon final yesterday and Serena Williams wins seventh Wimbledon title, SERENAWILLIAMS equals Steffi Graf’s 22 majors.
Sehwag compares Gavaskar to ‘Sholay’ on his birthday. On Sunil Gavaskar’s 66th birthday, Virender Sehwag wished the legendary batsman in his own unique style like he always do. “What Gavaskar did without helmet, its difficult for people these days to do with all equipments. If cricket were a film, Sunil Gavaskar is Sholay.”
Virat Kohli’s aggression will help Indian team scale difficult heights: Harbhajan. Veteran India cricketer HarbhajanSingh opens up about Test captain Virat Kohli, new coach and former teammate Anil Kumble on popular TV show ‘Aap Ki Adalat‘. It’s good to see the way Virat Kohli conducts himself inside and outside field. I feel this is the brilliant way forward for Indian cricket. Going to play with the right body language, fighting it out for India with a zeal to get the right result. (we need such a spirit, which Virat Kohli has,” Harbhajan said in a television show, Aap Ki Adalat).