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All posts tagged "Mónica Puig"

  • NPP Candidate Proposes Naming Street Across Choliseo ‘Mónica Puig’

    SAN JUAN – Mercedes Gauthier, a New Progressive Party (NPP) candidate for House representative, has proposed changing the name of the street in front of the Puerto Rico Coliseum to Mónica Puig, the Puerto Rican tennis player...

    • Posted August 16, 2016
  • Mónica’s Golden Dedication to Puerto Rico

    Editor’s note: The following was written by Carlos Morell Caballero, an attorney at law and sports writer. Has earned a degree from Syracuse University and a J.D. from Universidad Interamericana of Puerto Rico, where he founded the...

    • Posted August 14, 2016
  • Mónica Puig Gets Puerto Rico its First Olympic Gold Medal

    SAN JUAN — “La Borinqueña” was heard for the first time ever in an Olympic medal ceremony after Puerto Rican tennis player Mónica Puig beat Germany’s Angelique Kerber, clinching the gold. On Saturday, Puig capped her awe-inspiring run at...

    • Posted August 13, 2016
  • Unfazed by critics, Gigi Fernández lauds Puig’s tennis gold

    RIO DE JANEIRO – Monica Puig isn’t the first Puerto Rican women’s tennis player to win a gold medal at the Olympics. She’s just the first to win one for Puerto Rico. And Gigi Fernández was thrilled...

    • Posted August 13, 2016
  • Day 7 of Rio Olympics: death, doping and disrespect

    RIO DE JANEIRO – No gold for Hope Solo, but plenty of bitterness. And a big scare for the U.S. men’s basketball team. The United States women’s soccer team was eliminated by Sweden in a penalty shootout in...

    • Posted August 12, 2016
  • Mónica Puig Advances Easily in Olympic Tennis

    SAN JUAN – Puerto Rican tennis player Mónica Puig (37th in the world) was victorious in her Rio Olympics debut, comfortably beating Polona Hercog of Slovenia (98th WTA) 6-3, 6-2. The game, which was delayed a couple of...

    • Posted August 7, 2016