Tag Archives: season

Federer , miss , rest , season , second knee , op

Federer to miss rest of season after second knee operation

06 June, 2020 9:27 pm 9:27 pm

MUMBAI (Reuters) – Roger Federer will miss the rest of the 2020 season after undergoing a second procedure on his right knee, the 20-times Grand Slam singles champion said on Wednesday. Federer struggled with injury at this year’s Australian Open in Melbourne, where he lost in the semi-finals to eventual champion Novak Djokovic, and subsequently … Read More

protest US protests Journalists targeted free press season attacks

Open season on the free press: Journalists targeted in attacks as US protes...

06 June, 2020 8:57 am 8:57 am

(Reuters) – On Friday evening, viewers watched as CNN correspondent Omar Jimenez and his crew were arrested on live television while covering a protest following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. By Saturday, as protesters and the police clashed across the nation, reporter Kaitlin Rust from Louisville, Kentucky local station WAVE News screamed on … Read More

English , FA , ends , Women's Super League , season

English FA ends Women’s Super League season

05 May, 2020 9:59 am 9:59 am

LONDON (Reuters) – England’s Football Association (FA) has ended the Women’s Super League (WSL) season, which was interrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, in response to “overwhelming feedback” from clubs. The FA said no decision had yet been made on how the league winner or relegation to the Women’s Championship – whose season was also terminated … Read More

Motorcycling: Rossi expects to decide future before season starts

04 April, 2020 7:33 pm 7:33 pm

TORNO (Reuters) – Italian MotoGP great Valentino Rossi says he wants to continue racing next year, when he will be 42, but will likely have to commit before he can see how competitive he is this season. A string of MotoGP races have been postponed until the end of June at the earliest due to … Read More

Dutch league, title, awarded, season, pandemic

No Dutch league title awarded this season due to pandemic

04 April, 2020 1:22 pm 1:22 pm

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – No Dutch top-flight league soccer title will be awarded this season after the COVID-19 pandemic brought the campaign to a premature close, the Dutch FA (KNVB) said after a meeting with clubs and unions representing coaches and players on Friday. However, Ajax Amsterdam and AZ Alkmaar, who were level on points at … Read More

La liga July Broadcaster season tested positive spectators broadcaster player

Broadcaster predicts La Liga restart in July with no fans

04 April, 2020 11:06 am 11:06 am

BARCELONA (Reuters) – Spain’s La Liga could recommence in July without spectators, the head of a major broadcaster has said, adding that the season was likely to be cancelled if a player tested positive for the coronavirus once the campaign had restarted. All organised soccer in Spain has been on hold since March 10 due … Read More

Premier league shutdown English governing bodies current season coronavirus crisis English games season

Premier League extends shutdown with end-date left open

03 March, 2020 11:00 am 11:00 am

(Reuters) – English soccer will be suspended until at least April 30 due to the coronavirus crisis, but the current season can be extended indefinitely, the English game’s governing bodies said in a joint statement. The Football Association, Premier League, EFL and women’s professional game bodies, along with players and managers associations, agreed to extend … Read More

premier league West ham null and void West ham united karen Brady dreamland season

Premier League could be declared null and void warns West Ham chief

03 March, 2020 11:30 am 11:30 am

LONDON (Reuters) – West Ham United vice-chairman Karen Brady says hopes of re-starting the Premier League in three weeks are “dreamland” and believes this season could be declared null and void. England’s top-flight soccer league, like the rest of world sport, finds itself in unprecedented peace-time territory as it attempts to react to the coronavirus … Read More

US holiday US holiday shopping season Record online business recorder

Record online sales give US holiday shopping season a boost

12 December, 2019 10:46 pm 10:46 pm

(Reuters) – US shoppers spent more online during this year’s holiday shopping season, a report by Mastercard Inc showed, with e-commerce sales hitting a record high. The holiday shopping season is a crucial period for retailers and can account for up to 40% of annual sales. But this year, Thanksgiving, which traditionally starts the U.S. … Read More

Lewis, Hamilton, Formula One, season, style, Abu Dhabi, grand prix

Hamilton ends the F1 season in style in Abu Dhabi

12 December, 2019 9:10 am 9:10 am

ABU DHABI (Reuters) – Six-times world champion Lewis Hamilton wrapped up the Formula One season in style on Sunday by cruising unchallenged to a dominant victory in Abu Dhabi in his 250th grand prix. The 34-year-old Mercedes driver led every lap from pole position to chequered flag, banging in a fastest lap for good measure … Read More

Roger Federer ,Greek ,Stefanos Tsitsipas ,semi-finals ,Swiss Indoors championships ,Basel ,50th win ,season

Federer ousts Tsitsipas in Basel semis for 50th win of the season

10 October, 2019 8:36 am 8:36 am

BASEL (Reuters) – Top seed Roger Federer dispatched Greek third seed Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-4 6-4 in the semi-finals of the Swiss Indoors championships in Basel for his 50th win of the season. It was a record 16th time that Federer had won 50 ATP tour games in a season and he has yet to drop … Read More

Switzerland, Belinda Bencic , Kristina Mladenovic , Kremlin Cup final , Moscow , secure , spot , season, WTA Finals

Bencic reaches Moscow final to secure WTA Finals spot

10 October, 2019 11:36 am 11:36 am

FLORIDA (Reuters) – Switzerland’s Belinda Bencic powered past Kristina Mladenovic 6-3 6-4 to reach the Kremlin Cup final in Moscow and secure the eighth and final spot in the season-ending WTA Finals starting later this month. The 22-year-old will make her debut in the Oct. 27-Nov. 3 tournament in Shenzhen and joins Ash Barty, Karolina … Read More

Oscars, picture, cliffhanger, season

Topsy-turvy season gives Oscars a best picture cliffhanger

02 February, 2019 12:14 am 12:14 am

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Hollywood’s awards season reaches a climax at Sunday’s Oscars with a cliffhanger over the top prize after a topsy-turvy best picture race marked by the fading of early favorites and the tantalizing question of whether Netflix can trump traditional movie studios. While Mexican director Alfonso Cuaron’s sentimental Netflix movie “Roma” and … Read More

Amazon’s holiday season sales outlook misses views; shares sink

10 October, 2018 8:40 am 8:40 am

(Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) forecast holiday season sales and profit that missed Wall Street targets on Thursday, projecting revenue growth that would be the slowest in years, sending shares of the world’s largest online retailer down 8 percent in after-hours trade. Amazon’s third-quarter sales lagged estimates as well. Analysts said international results were disappointing … Read More