The French Open suffered its first complete washout since 2000 on Monday when all scheduled matches were cancelled due to heavy rain. "Due to weather, there will be no matches played at #RG16 today," said the Roland Garros Twitter feed. The last washout 16 years ago also fell on May 30.
Mexican soccer player Alan Pulido was rescued within a day of his kidnapping in the restive northeastern state of Tamaulipas after he was able to make a phone call and alert authorities of his location, a state official said on Monday. The 25-year-old Mexico national team player and striker for the Greek soccer team Olympiakos disappeared in his hometown of Ciudad Victoria on Saturday night, when he was intercepted by gunmen after leaving a party. "The most important thing is that is he is here with us," Tamaulipas Governor Egidio Torre Cantu told reporters in footage broadcast on local television, standing next to Pulido.
CAIRO (AP) — The head of Egypt's journalists union and two of its board members have been questioned by prosecutors over allegations that they spread false news and harbored journalists wanted by authorities, one of the three and their lawyer said on Monday.