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Federer Out For The Season

“Dear Fans,

I’m extremely disappointed to announce that I will not be able to represent Switzerland at the Olympic Games in Rio and that I will also miss the remainder of the season.  466 more words


BULETIN DE STIRI (26/7; 23,30): Fotbal (Steaua), JO (tenis, judo, handbal)

* Steaua si-a facut bine temele, iar acest lucru a fost rasplatit, incheind cu un excelent rezultat de egalitate: 1-1 meciul de marti seara, de la Praga, cu Sparta, vicecampioana Cehiei parandu-mi-se una alcatuita din jucatori cam inceti, din cap pana in picioare. 611 more words

Tennis: Roger Federer to miss Olympics and rest of season

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

(REUTERS) – Roger Federer has pulled out of the Rio Olympics and will miss the rest of the season, including the US Open, because he needs “more extensive rehabilitation” after knee surgery earlier this year as he bids to prolong his career. 345 more words

Current Affairs

Fed Up!

Just those two words. I found them on the Facebook wall of a longtime friend and an unabashed Federer fan after he lost to Milos Raonic 6-3, 6-7, 4-6, 7-5, 6-3 in a humdinger of a battle on the Centre court on Friday. 835 more words


Both Flesh and Not

Not for first-timers.

Both Flesh and Not is a collection of essays by David Foster Wallace, an American writer and essayist of uncommon lingual prowess and checkered reputation. 720 more words


Constants and Variables

I thought I was well read,

One of those who are, and happily so.

Alas, books choose to defy,

The countable status which upon them is often conferred. 801 more words



I’m gonna start this blog on a somber note.  While we watch and enjoy the being a part of tennis history at the All England Games, let us remember that in the last twenty four hours, several American families have lost loved ones to the needless violence that has recently strengthened its grip on the U.S. 432 more words