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  • Martina Navratilova begins Mt. Kilimanjaro climb

     
    Tennis legend Martina Navratilova embarked Monday on her attempt to summit Tanzania's Mt. Kilimanjaro in an effort to raise funds for the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation, a charity helping disadvantaged youth worldwide through sports-based projects. The...
  • Martina Navratilova's Mt. Kilimanjaro climb reaches toughest going yet

     
    Tennis legend Martina Navratilova has reached Day 4 of her attempt to summit Tanzania's Mt. Kilimanjaro and is finding the ascent, and the weather, more challenging thus far than she imagined it would be. Here's an excerpt from Navratilova's most......
  • Martina Navratilova suspends Mt. Kilimanjaro climb

     
    Tennis legend Martina Navratilova has suspended her first attempt to climb Tanzania's 19,340-foot Mt. Kilimanjaro after feeling unwell on the fourth day of the ascent. Navratilova, 54, was assisted down the mountain by porters and driven to the nearby...
  • Tennis great Martina Navratilova recounts having to give up Kilimanjaro climb after becoming seriously ill

     
    Times sports columnist Bill Dwyre was one of a handful of reporters who spoke to Martina Navratilova by telephone Sunday morning following her release from a hospital where the tennis legend had been after becoming seriously ill during her attempt......
  • Petra Kvitova defeats a noisy Victoria Azarenka to enter her first Wimbledon final

     
    Petra Kvitova, a 21-year-old from the Czech Republic, became the first left-hander since her hero Martina Navratilova to advance to the women's Wimbledon final Thursday, with a 6-1, 3-6, 6-2 win over fourth-seeded Victoria Azarenka of Belarus. Kvitova,...
  • Petra Kvitova returns to Wimbledon semifinals

     
    Petra Kvitova cracked an ace on match point and the 21-year-old left-hander from the Czech Republic reached her second straight Wimbledon semifinal Tuesday with a 6-3, 6-7 (5), 6-2 win over 23-year-old Tsvetana Pironkova of Bulgaria. Kvitova, seeded...
  • Petra Kvitova beats Maria Sharapova, wins first Wimbledon title

     
    Petra Kvitova, a 6-footer from the Czech Republic who had never been in a major tournament final, wowed the Centre Court crowd with her controlled power and craft lefty serving, and overpowered 2004 Wimbledon champion Maria Sharapova Saturday in the......
  • 10 things you might not know about height

    10 things you might not know about height
    2010 is shaping up as The Year of the Tall. The world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, which was designed and built by Chicago firms, opened in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The world's tallest Jesus statue was erected in western Poland. Tennis...
  • Jerry Kleiner says Red Light is closed for good, but hopes to revive Gioco

    Jerry Kleiner says Red Light is closed for good, but hopes to revive Gioco
    It has not been a great six months for Jerry Kleiner and KDK restaurants. First he closed Marche, which in its heyday was a top spot for viewing celebrities (I nearly collided with Martina Navratilova there one night). Then chef Jackie Shen departed from...
  • Online Dish: Put a Muzzle On It! Should Women Players Be Forbidden to Grunt at Wimbledon?

    Online Dish: Put a Muzzle On It! Should Women Players Be Forbidden to Grunt at Wimbledon?
    Wimbledon is known for being the most elite tennis tournament of the year but the ladies on the court are being far from proper with all of their grunts and moans. And they're loud! Belarusian tennis champ, Victoria Azarenka, hit 95 decibels recently....
  • Kvitova Defeats Sharapova In Wimbledon Final

    Kvitova Defeats Sharapova In Wimbledon Final
    WIMBLEDON, England (CNN) -- Petra Kvitova stunned Maria Sharapova in straight sets 6-3 6-4 to claim the Wimbledon women's singles title Saturday. The 21-year-old Czech had gone into the final as the underdog against three-time grand slam champion...
  • New DWTS cast announced!

    New DWTS cast announced!
    The new cast of "Dancing with the Stars" were announced on Good Morning America Tuesday morning! The new cast: - Soap star, Jack Wagner - From 'Little House On the Prairie', Melissa Gilbert - Green Bay Packers Wide Receiver, Donald Driver - Actor,...