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SERENA WILLIAMS: The Undisputed Queen Of The Court

Serena Williams Wins 2015 Grand Slam

It has become an all too familiar sight for tennis fans in recent years: Serena Williams braving unfortunate setbacks to incredibly emerge victorious in the end. It is a narrative that fans have seen play out in the 33-year-old American’s illustrious professional career and one that came into play again as she won her 20th grand slam title in Paris, France on Saturday, defeating world number 13 Lucie Safarova6-3,6-7(2-7),6-2 in the French Open.

Ten(10) Historical Sport Tragedies

Past Sport Tragedies

Sports have undoubtedly emerged as a very prominent feature of the collective culture of human beings on a global scale. It is a form of competitive physical (and sometimes, not physical) activity which also provides entertainment for participants and spectators alike. The ancient Egyptians are known to have developed swimming and fishing as sports thousands of years ago. Ancient Persia is also regarded as the origin of polo and jousting. Sports was so ingrained in the culture of the ancient Greeks that they went ahead and created the Olympic Games, a worldwide sporting event that still takes place every four years.

Flying Eagles Take Flight : Will It be Enough?

Nigeria Versus Korea Under 20 World Cup 2015

The reigning African Youth champions required 135 minutes of stumbling on the ground to gain momentum, but the Flying Eagles of Nigeria finally spread their wings and took off the ground as they romped to a 4-0 annihilation of Korea DPR at the Stadium Taranaki, New Plymouth in the ongoing Under-20 World Cup in New Zealand. The score line does not fully tell the complete story as the Eagles could not break down the resolute Korean side in the first 45 minutes of the encounter with the best chance of the half coming from a 25-yard shot from captain Musa Muhammed which hit the post.

SEPP BLATTER: A TAINTED LEGACY

Sepp Blatter (FIFA President) Resigns

It took more aggressive resolve than expected of someone under such intense pressure from the world, but it finally happened: Joseph Sepp Blatter fell on his own sword and resigned from the pinnacle of world football as the president of its highest governing body, Federation of International Football Association (FIFA), after an unprecedented 17 years at the helm of affairs. 

4 Famous Sports Controversies

Common Sport Scandals Over Years

There’s simply no news like bad news. Despi te our innate desires for uplifting pieces of news, bad newshappen to get more widespread coverage. The media is prone to selling more bad news than good news, because people are more interested in them. The world of sports itself is not immune to the evil cloud of bad press; and over very many decades, there have been a lot of controversial moments that have turned it upside down and entertained the world in equal measure. Here are some of the most interesting controversies that have dragged the world of sports through the mud.

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