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Federer on verge of Wimbledon immortality | Sports

LONDON: Five years after his last Wimbledon triumph, Roger Federer can capture a record eighth All England Club title Sunday and become the tournament´s oldest men´s champion of the modern era. With his 36th birthday fast approaching, the evergreen Swiss will comfortably succeed Arthur Ashe, who was almost 32 when …

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Formula One: Hamilton storms to British GP pole | Sports

Mercedes´ British driver Lewis Hamilton prepares to drive out of the garage during the third practice session at the Silverstone motor racing circuit in Silverstone, central England on July 15, 2017 ahead of the British Formula One Grand Prix – AFP Mercedes´ British driver Lewis Hamilton drives during the qualifying …

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Muguruza stuns Venus to win first Wimbledon title | Sports

LONDON: Garbine Muguruza stormed to her first Wimbledon title and shattered Venus Williams´ history bid with a majestic 7-5, 6-0 victory in Saturday´s final. Muguruza overwhelmed Williams with a supreme display of power hitting in 77 minutes on Centre Court to become only the second Spanish woman to win Wimbledon. …

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John Terry named Aston Villa captain | Sports

LONDON:  Former long-serving Chelsea captain John Terry was named Aston Villa´s new skipper on Saturday after joining the second-tier side following his departure from Chelsea. Terry, 36, replaces Wales international and fellow central defender James Chester as Villa captain having signed a one-year deal with the club earlier this month. …

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Ageless Venus eyes historic title | Sports

Venus Williams bids to become the oldest Grand Slam champion in Saturday´s Wimbledon final LONDON: Venus Williams believes her big game experience will prove decisive as the American star bids to become the oldest Grand Slam champion in Saturday´s Wimbledon final against Garbine Muguruza. At an age when her contemporaries …

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