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  • Petra Kvitova schools Eugenie Bouchard in Wimbledon women's final

    School was in session Saturday afternoon on Centre Court at Wimbledon, and Petra Kvitova was doing the teaching. That wasn't how it was supposed to be. This was to be a coming-out party for young Canadian star Eugenie Bouchard. At 20, her lessons...
  • Simona Halep, Eugenie Bouchard reach Wimbledon semifinal

    Thursday's women's semifinals at Wimbledon will not trigger great name recognition from the general fan. Maybe even the ardent tennis fan. Newcomers are beginning to emerge in tennis, and this year's women's bracket is no exception. Two barely twenty-...
  • Eugenie Bouchard, headed to Wimbledon final, is poised for greatness

    Eugenie Bouchard, headed to Wimbledon final, is poised for greatness
    It is still a little too soon to canonize young Eugenie Bouchard as the next big thing in women's tennis. We will wait until Saturday. That's when the current pride of Canadian sports, now that the Kings have taken hockey away from them, will play in...
  • Serena Williams beats back challenge at Bank of the West

    STANFORD, Calif. So much for any rust, nerve or health factors regarding Serena Williams' return to the tennis court Wednesday night at the Bank of the West Classic. For openers, she looked pretty smashing. Playing her first singles match since her eerie...
  • Kamil Contofalsky settles in as Fort Lauderdale Strikers goalkeeper

    FORT LAUDERDALE — At first, the signing of Kamil Contofalsky as the Fort Lauderdale Strikers goalkeeper could have been a questionable move. Allowing five goals in his first two games with the team certainly wasn't an auspicious beginning for the...
  • U.S. ready to help new Iraq leader; sends 130 additional troops

    BAGHDAD - Iraq's new prime minister-designate won swift endorsements from uneasy mutual allies the United States and Iran on Tuesday as he called on political leaders to end crippling feuds that have let jihadists seize a third of the country. Haider al-...
  • Foley Follows Career Twists And Turns Toward Governor's Office

     Foley Follows Career Twists And Turns Toward Governor's Office
    Tom Foley never thought he would simultaneously have one son in Harvard and two toddlers in diapers. His life has taken multiple twists and turns that he would not have predicted, including becoming a father again later in life. Those twists also...
  • Hungary's Movie Renaissance Continues as Pix Win Laurels, Incentives Rise, and Hungarian Film Week Returns

    The Hungarian film biz is on a roll, and keen to maintain its momentum. Variety spoke to Agnes Havas, head of the Hungarian National Film Fund, who is attending the Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival this week, about the three Hungarian features playing...
  • Karlovy Vary Film Review: 'Bjork: Biophilia Live'

    Since Bjork, that eternally eccentric spirit animal of contemporary pop, largely rejected screen acting following an untoppable turn in Lars von Trier's "Dancer in the Dark," a concert film is the closest thing to a starring vehicle that her fans can...
  • Czechs, Slovaks, Hungarians and Poles Talk Co-Pros in Karlovy Vary

    Karlovy Vary fest bizzers are closely studying pacts allowing small nations to join forces for coin, facilities, talent and distribution, having packed into an antique cinema hall to hear from producers of four pending productions that have done just...
  • Georgian Film 'Corn Island,' Elle Fanning Win Big at Karlovy Vary Film Festival

    Georgian filmmaker George Ovashvili's "Corn Island" took top prize Saturday at the Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival, the leading movie event in Central and Eastern Europe. The film, which brought together partners from Georgia, Germany, France, Czech...