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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 'The Tribe' Scores Spirited Sales (EXCLUSIVE)

    Ukrainian Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy's "The Tribe," which Karlovy Vary Film Fest artistic director Karel Och describes as "the cinematic event of the year," is maintaining sales momentum after sweeping all three prizes at Cannes Critics' Week. A U.S. deal...
  • Why it's way too soon to give up on the Arab Spring

     Why it's way too soon to give up on the Arab Spring
    Three and a half years ago, the world was riveted by massive crowds of youths mobilizing in Cairo's Tahrir Square to demand an end to Egypt's dreary police state. We watched transfixed as a movement first ignited in Tunisia spread from one part of Egypt...
  • Rafael Nadal has shaky Wimbledon start, then wins convincingly

    Rafael Nadal has shaky Wimbledon start, then wins convincingly
    Three of tennis’ marquee players cruised down the road in first-round matches at Wimbledon on Tuesday, and Rafael Nadal, perhaps the brightest star of all, traveled a bumpy path. That’s relatively speaking. Nadal lost a set. The others...
  • Li Na's tennis game is on track, her personality pleasingly off-kilter

    In the midst of a pro tennis world chock-full of players with overwhelming athletic skills and underwhelming personalities, there is Li Na. She is a beacon in the fog, a candle in a mine shaft. She is also a pretty good tennis player who is ranked No....
  • Petra Kvitova, Eugenie Bouchard advance to Wimbledon women's final

    A veteran and a fast-rising newcomer will play in Saturday’s Wimbledon women’s final. In Friday's semifinals, Petra Kvitova, 2011 champion here, played her friend and fellow Czech Republic Fed Cup member Lucie Safarova and beat her, as...
  • Radek Stepanek gives Novak Djokovic a scare at Wimbledon

    Wimbledon fans got an entertaining show from a tennis senior citizen and a big sigh of relief from their top-seeded men's player here Wednesday. Novak Djokovic, who won here in 2011 and lost in the final to Andy Murray last year, was cruising on...
  • Putin's actions in Ukraine sow fear across former Soviet empire

    President Obama’s pledge to defend allies in the former communist states of Eastern Europe and to seek $1 billion from Congress to bolster regional defenses might be Russian President Vladimir Putin’s nightmare come to life. Or, it might...
  • Obama, in Poland, seeks to assure European allies amid Ukraine crisis

    Obama, in Poland, seeks to assure European allies amid Ukraine crisis
    Amid worries about a rise of Russian aggression, President Obama landed in Eastern Europe on Tuesday offering new reassurances and a show of military muscle aimed at keeping Moscow in check. Under drizzling morning rain, Obama was greeted at the airport...
  • European Commission: Lithuania ready to join Eurozone in 2015

    Lithuania will become the 19th nation to adopt Europe's common currency next year when it joins its Baltic sister republics in the Eurozone. The European Commission announced Wednesday that the former Soviet republic that failed to meet Eurozone entry...