SHARAPOVA WILD CARD REJECTION: REACTIONS
Maria Sharapova has broken her silence after being denied a wild card for the French Open. She has insisted that ‘no words, games, or actions will ever stop her from reaching her own dreams.’ She’s right!
The 30-year-old Russian’s request to enter the grand slam at Roland Garros was rejected by the French Tennis Federation on Tuesday following her recent return from a drugs ban.
Sharapova, who has twice won that particular tournaments posted on her Twitter account on Wednesday morning saying: “‘If this is what it takes to rise up again, then I am in it all the way, everyday. No words, games, or actions will ever stop me from reaching my own dreams. And I have many.’
KOREA 2017: FIFA U20 WORLD CUP
The 21st edition of the FIFA U-20 World Cup kicks off on Saturday that’s tomorrow, in Jeonju, South Korea. Africa will be represented by Senegal, South Africa, Zambia, and Guinea.
They will all hope to emulate the Ghana side of 2009, which won the tournament hosted by Egypt.
RUGBY 7S: S.AFRICA OVERALL SERIES WINNERS
The Blizboks beat Scotland 15-5 in a tense Paris 7s final at the Stade Jean Bouin on Sunday evening, although they had earlier wrapped up the series after they beat New Zealand in the Cup semi-finals and England’s earlier loss to Scotland at the same stage meant that it was mathematically impossible for the second finishers to overtake the South Africans.
This has been a remarkable season that has seen South Africa appear in eight of the nine finals to date, as they clinched the title for the first time since 2009.Follow @Muisyo_