Saturday, January 28, 2012


  • Cutting off service returns with abandon, the underdogs played risky, all-out tennis with the verve usually assigned to the Bryans, breaking their opponents ’ serve only twice but hitting nearly twice as many winning shots, 41 to 22. New York Times, Sports
  • There is something about a pet that often helps to " break the ice " and promote conversation. Huffington Post Full Feed
  • Sharapova won the coin toss and let her serve first; it looked like a canny move when Azarenka double-faulted at 30-all and was broken. Huffington Post Full Feed
  • " Adelson is not breaking any rules. Guardian World
  • Damascus ' envoy to Cairo, Youssef Ahmed, said in a statement that unspecified Gulf nations were funding activists from the opposition Syrian National Council, whom he accused of breaking down the gates of the embassy and stealing documents from inside the building. CTV News Latest
  • Three topless Ukrainian protesters were detained Saturday while trying to break into an invitation-only gathering of international CEOs and political leaders to call attention to the needs of the world 's poor. CTV News Latest
  • South Sudan, which broke away from its northern neighbour Sudan on July 9 last year, said it had also approached Ethiopia about developing a new pipeline that would go through Ethiopia to a port in the tiny nation of Djibouti. CTV News Latest
  • Kilmarnock are getting closer and closer to breaking the deadlock... BBC Top Stories
  • India 's Paes and Czech Stepanek, playing in their fourth tour event, broke the Bryans early in the second set and cruised to victory in front of a small but vocal crowd at Rod Laver Arena. Reuters Sports
  • Azarenka took control after holding for the first time, breaking Sharapova at love and then holding again on a three-game roll. AP Top Headlines
  • In a relentlessly one-sided match, Azarenka officially broke through with a 6-3, 6-0 demolition. CNN Sports
  • But when the meeting broke up, Mr. Meles told reporters the hoped-for deal had fallen through. VOA News