Medina

  • 600,000 pilgrims reach Saudi Arabia for Hajj 29-09-2013 10:03 AM

    Riyadh: Some 600,000 pilgrims have arrived in Saudi Arabia so far for this Hajj season, half of them being present in Mecca and the rest in Medina, Xinhua reported on Saturday. The Hajj ministry has assigned 40,000 workers to serve the pilgrims this Hajj season, reported Saudi Press Agency citing...
  • Li Na fights past Anabel Garrigues to reach second round in Paris 27-05-2013 05:16 PM

    Paris: Chinese sixth seed Li Na was kept on her toes as she reached the second round of the French Open with a 6-3, 6-4 victory over Spain's Anabel Medina Garrigues on Monday. Li, the 2011 Roland Garros champion who had never beaten Medina Garrigues in three previous claycourt meetings,...
  • Serena Williams enters Madrid semi-finals 10-05-2013 05:36 PM

    Madrid: Top-ranked Serena Williams outlasted Anabel Medina Garrigues 6-3, 0-6, 7-5 to reach the Madrid Open semi-finals on Friday. Williams appeared to wear down against the scrappy Spaniard on the red clay court, and after getting blanked in the second set she fell behind 4-2 in the decider. But the...
  • Sania Mirza-Bethanie in 2nd round of Madrid Open 07-05-2013 07:36 PM

    Madrid: Fifth seeds Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Sania Mirza advanced to the next round at the Mutua Madrid Open with a three-set win over Daniela Hantuchova and Anabel Medina Garrigues. The Indo-American pair have been in terrific form this year, winning Premier-level titles in Brisbane and Dubai and finishing runners-up in...
  • Madison Keys upsets Li Na at Madrid Open 06-05-2013 10:08 AM

    Madrid: American teenager Madison Keys was immersed in her algebra homework when she got the message that she was due on court in 10 minutes to play fifth seed and former French Open champion Li Na at the Madrid Open. Lucky loser Keys quickly abandoned her books in the players'...
  • Somalia: Suicide bomber kills seven in Mogadishu 06-05-2013 06:47 AM

    Mogadishu: Seven people were killed on Sunday morning when a suicide bomber attempted to ram a car laden with explosives into a military convoy escorting a four-member Qatari delegation. Gen Garad Nor Abdulle, a senior police official said the members of the Qatari delegation who were being escorted in the...
  • Venus Williams pulls out of Madrid Open due to injury 05-05-2013 03:52 PM

    Madrid: Former world number one Venus Williams has been forced to withdraw from the Madrid Open due to a back problem, organisers said on Sunday. The 32-year-old American, now ranked 21, was due to play her first-round match against Spanish wild card Anabel Medina Garrigues on the clay at the...
  • Malaga lose 2-1 at home to Rayo in Spanish league 03-11-2012 09:38 PM

    Madrid: Malaga fell to a 2-1 home loss to Rayo Vallecano in the Spanish league on Saturday as Francisco "Piti" Medina scored once in each half for the visitors. It was third-place Malaga's second defeat in 16 games in all competitions this season. Rayo started strong and Piti opened the...
  • Habib's story: From a life in Gulf to a stowaway on a plane 29-12-2009 12:34 AM

    Habib's family says a hellish life and poverty forced him to take the step. ...
  • Cleaner checks into flight loo, chucked out in Jaipur 28-12-2009 08:23 AM

    Air India says it cannot be blamed for stowaway's flight. ...
  • Spanish duo lift women's doubles title 07-06-2008 04:25 PM

    Former India wicketkeeper said, an experienced player like Boucher could have avoided the incident by wearing a helmet. ...