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Relentless Djokovic beats Pouille to reach semi-finals

08 August, 2019 11:48 am 11:48 am

COLUMBUS (Reuters) – Novak Djokovic wore down Lucas Pouille after an even first set, dispatching the Frenchman 7-6(2) 6-1 in a Cincinnati Masters quarter-final in Ohio. The match was much closer than when the pair met in the Australian Open semi-finals in January, when Djokovic conceded only four games before going on to win the … Read More

Flying Flyingboard hoverboard frenchman channel channel scuppered fuel mishap

Flying Frenchman’s hoverboard bid to cross Channel scuppered by fuel ...

07 July, 2019 8:49 am 8:49 am

SANGATTE, France (Reuters) – A French inventor failed in his attempt to cross the English Channel on a jet-powered hoverboard on Thursday when he was knocked into the water as he landed on a boat-mounted refuelling platform, his technical team said. Franky Zapata lifted off near the northern port of Calais with 42 litres of … Read More