Archive | July 2017

Garbine Muguruza is 2017 Wimbledon Women’s Champion….

Spain’s Garbine Muguruza won her first Wimbledon title with a straight-set win over five-time champion Venus Williams. The 23-year-old saved two set points and won the last nine games in a 7-5 6-0 victory under the Centre Court roof. Muguruza denied the 37-year-old a first major title for nine years, which would have made her the oldest female Grand Slam champion in the Open era. It is 14th seed Muguruza’s second Grand Slam title after her French Open triumph over Serena Williams in 2016.

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PSG names Okocha in hall of fame….

French football club Paris St-Germain have launched a new website and with it a Hall of Fame – check it out here.

Who makes the list? JayJay Okoha, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Ronaldinho and more. A true artist on the ball, ‘Jay-Jay’ Okocha lit up the Parc des Princes after a record 98 million franc move (around €13 million) with his mesmerising dribbling and exceptional shot. When he joined PSG in 1998, he received death threats, and had to call on bodyguards. His Paris debut was marked by a brilliant goal seconds after he had come off the bench against Bordeaux (3-1, 8 August 2002).