Tennis

US Open 2016: Stan Wawrinka stuns Novak Djokovic to win final

Switzerland’s Stan Wawrinka beat world number one Novak Djokovic with a scintillating display to win his first US Open and third Grand Slam title. Wawrinka, seeded third, won 6-7 (1-7) 6-4 7-5 6-3 to add the US title to those he had already won in Australia and France over the last two years. The 31-year-old… Continue reading US Open 2016: Stan Wawrinka stuns Novak Djokovic to win final

Inspiration · Tennis

Wimbledon 2016: Serena Williams beats Angelique Kerber to win 22nd Grand Slam

World number one Serena Williams beat German fourth seed Angelique Kerber to win a seventh Wimbledon and 22nd Grand Slam title. The American, 34, coped with a gusty wind on Centre Court to win 7-5 6-3 and equal Steffi Graf’s Open era record of major titles. Kerber had beaten Williams in the Australian Open final… Continue reading Wimbledon 2016: Serena Williams beats Angelique Kerber to win 22nd Grand Slam

Inspiration · Sport

After Kidney Transplant, Olympic Champion Merritt Has Heart Set On Rio Gold

Aries Merritt wasn’t sure he’d wake up after kidney transplant surgery. “You know they give you all the disclaimers,” Merritt said. All he knew for certain was that his kidneys were being attacked by a genetic disorder inherited from his father’s side of the family. It made no difference that he was an Olympic champion… Continue reading After Kidney Transplant, Olympic Champion Merritt Has Heart Set On Rio Gold

Technology

Solar Impulse lands in California after Pacific crossing

The solar-powered aeroplane Solar Impulse has landed in Silicon Valley, California, after a three-day flight over the Pacific Ocean from Hawaii. High winds delayed the landing at Moffett Airfield, Mountain View, as pilot Bertrand Piccard flew in a holding pattern off the coast. “The Pacific is done,” he declared just before landing. The latest leg… Continue reading Solar Impulse lands in California after Pacific crossing

Opinion · Politics

A SENATE AFTER SELFISH GAIN, AND SELFISH GAIN ALONE

Shortly after the 2015 general elections, then Senator-elect from Kogi State, Dino Melaye while appearing on a Channels TV programme vowed to champion a campaign for salary cut for federal lawmakers. Melaye said lawmakers must sacrifice their comfort and allow a pay cut to yield money that could be used for developmental projects and proper… Continue reading A SENATE AFTER SELFISH GAIN, AND SELFISH GAIN ALONE