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MUNICH, GERMANY (SMI-EUROPE, SPORTS, 08.16.21)-The FC Bayern world is standing still today. The club and all its fans are mourning the death of Gerd Muller, who passed away on Sunday morning at the age of 75. Müller made history with Bayern and the Germany national team. He scored an incredible 566 goals in 607 competitive appearances for Bayern and still holds the record for the most goa
ZURICH, SWITZERLAND (SMI-EUROPE-SPORTS, 12.10.20)-FIFA and the world of the football has learned today with much sadness and emotion the terrible news of the passing of Paolo Rossi at the age of 64 years. Football loses another true legend, a symbol, and another great footballer, who made the generation dream and rejoice, especially in the 1980s. Paolo Rossi was undoubtedly the hero and the protagonist of the 1982 FIFA World Cup in Spain, the artifice of that unforgettable adventure that broug
ZURICH,SWITZERLAND(SMI-SPORTS, 11.25.20)-Football is in mourning after one of the sport’s most prodigious talents, Diego Maradona, passed away at the age of 60 in his native Buenos Aires. FIFA President Gianni Infantino paid a personal tribute: “Today is an unbelievably sad day. Our Diego left us. Our hearts – of all of us who loved him for how he was, and for what he represented – have stopped beating for a moment. Our silence, our tears,…..
NEW YORK,NY(SMI-PHILANTHROPY, 03.03.20)-The World Values Network commemorated its Eight annual Champions of Jewish Values Awards dinner gala this evening March 03, 2020, honoring renowned philanthropist, investor and Chairman of the Board of Carnegie Hall " Robert F. Smith", at the iconic Carnegie Hall in Manhattan, New York City….Photo: Evander Holyfield (Former US boxer & The only four-time world heavyweight champion) with his daughter Ivette & Evander Jr. at the gala...
NEW YORK,NY(SMI-PHILANTHROPY,10.04.19)-In celebration of the SportsBall 2019 and its 25th Annual Black Tie & Sneakers Gala, the Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health(AAIUH) honored last Wednesday (10.02.19), tennis legend Stan Smith(2-Times Grand Slam Single Champion), Cheryl Wills (Emmy-Award winning Journalist), Sydney C. Butts, MD & Guy Vickers, during a sold-out event at the Grand-Hyatt Hotel NYC.Photo:Stan Smith (USA 2-Times Grand Slam Champion,Wimbledon 1972, US Open 1971 )...
NEW YORK,NY(SMI-SPORTS,08-26-09.08.19)-The 2019 US Open Grand-Slam kicked-Off its 139th edition with US World ranked#8 Serena Williams defeating Maria Sharapova(US-Russi) in 2-sets (6-1,6-1) with no problem, and in route to capture her 24th title in the opening match at Arthur Ashe Tennis Stadium in Flushing Meadows,NY.Photo: Rob Laver(Legendary Australian Tennis player and 11-Times Grand Slam Single Champion ) with Susan Johnson at the Opening Match of the 2019 US Open Tennis championship….
NEW YORK,NY(SMI-SPORTS,08-26-09.08.19)-The 2019 US Open Grand-Slam kicked-Off its 139th edition with US World ranked#8 Serena Williams defeating Maria Sharapova(US-Russi) in 2-sets (6-1,6-1) with no problem, and in route to capture her 24th title in the opening match at Arthur Ashe Tennis Stadium in Flushing Meadows,NY.Photo: Mike Tyson(US Boxing Champ) known for being the youngest boxer to win the World Boxing Association, World Boxing Council & International Boxing Federation titles @ US Open
NEW YORK(SMI-SPORTS,09.08.19)-The US Open concluded its 139 (2019) edition over the weekend, with Rafael Nadal (World-ranked#2, Spain), winning his 4rd US Open Grand Slam crown and 19th overall, after defeating Russia's Daniil Medvedev (World-ranked ATP#5), in 5-ferocious sets (7-5,6-3,5-7,4-6,6-4), that took almost 5 hours (4hr:50) to complete, and during sold-out final match of the 2019 US Open Grand Slam in Flushing Meadows. A sensational match that ketp the audience excited and on their toes
NEW YORK(SMI-SPORTS,09.08.19)-The 2019 US Open women's single champion " Bianca Andreescu" from Canada, who defeated Serena Williams in two-sets in the finals, celebrated the winning of her first major Grand Slam title today--by visiting the Top of the Rock Observation Deck and posing for photos with her Trophy for press members that gathered to congratulate the new US Open champion at Rockefeller Center in the heart of Manhattan, NYC.Photo:Bianca Andreescu holding her US Open Trophy….
NEW YORK(SMI-SPORTS,09.06.19)-The brackett is set of the 2019 US Open men's single championship match on Sunday—where the 18-Time Grand Slam Men's single champion " Rafael Nadal ( SPAIN, ATP#2) will meet Russia's Daniil Medvedev (World-ranked#5) in the finals, after defeating Matteo Berrittini (Italy ATP#24), in 3-sets (7-6,6-4,6-1) in a semifinal match at Arthur Ashe Stadium in Flushing Meadows.With this victory, Nadal will aim to win his 4rd US Open Grand Slam and 19th Overall of his career...
NEW YORK(SMI-SPORTS,09.06.19)-Daniil Medvedev,(RUSSIA & World-ranked#5), became the first finalist of 2019 US Open Men's Single championship game--after defeating Grigor Dimitrov (Bulgaria) in 3-straight sets (7-6,6-4,6-3), during a semifinal match at the 2019 US Grand Slam in Flushing Meadows.With this win, Medvedev reachest final & will try to become the first ever Millennium man to win a Grand Slam on Sunday' championship match against top-ranked #2 & 18-times Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal
NEW YORK(SMI-SPORTS,09.02-08.19)-Elise Mertens from BELGIUM & who is world-ranked #23 by the Women Tennis Association, defeated US Kristie Ahn, in 2-sets (6-1,6-1) & advanced to the quater-finals of the 2019 US OPEN currently taking place at Flushing Meadows,NY.Merten reaches the US Open quater-final round for the first time & will meet Bianca Andreescu (Canada, WTA#15) who defeated Taylor Townsend on the 4rd round on Thursday' schedule...
NEW YORK(SMI-SPORTS,09.04-09.08.19)-Top-ranked Italian's national " Matteo Berrettini" (ITALY, ATP#25), outlasts Gaël Monfils(France, ATP#13) in 5 sets (3-6,6-3,6-2,3-6,7-6), during an epic battle that took almost 4 hours (3:57) and placing Italy in the world center-stage of Tennis at the 2019 US Open in Flushing Meadows,NY.With the win, Berrintini advanced to the semifinal & will meet world-ranked#2 Rafael Nadal (Spain) on Friday's schedule….
NEW YORK(SMI-SPORTS,09.05.19)-Serena Williams did it again, advancing to the final match of the 2019 US OPEN women's single championship--after defeating world-ranked #5, Elina Svitolina (Ukraine) in 2-sets (6-3,6-1) and with the chance to win her 24th Grand Slam at 2019 US Open in Flushing Meadows.Williams won the match with a stellar and dominant performance and will meet the winner of Bianca Andreescu vs Belinda Bencic on Saturday at Flushing Meadows...
NEW YORK(SMI-SPORTS ,09.03-09.08.19)-Grigor Dimitrov, a 3-Times Grand Slam semifinalist from BULGARIA (2014 Wimbledon, 2017 Australian Open & 2019 US Open), astonished the world-ranked #3 and 20th-Time Grand Slam champion, Roger Federer (Switzerland) in 4 sets ( 3-6,6-4,3-6,6-4,6-2), during a quater-final match of the 2019 US OPEN at Flushing Meadows.With the victory, Dimitrov advanced to the semifinals and will face Daniil Medvedev(Russia, ATP#5), who defeated Stan Wawrinka on Thursday…..
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