The novel “Ark” by Stephen Baxter has been published for the first time in 2009. It’s the sequel to “Flood”. In 2025 the sea level continues to rise and Patrick Groundwater must use all his resources with other rich and far-sighted people to give a future to his daughter Holle. Working together with what remains of the American governmental structure plans are prepared to try to ensure the survival of future generations.
Koko, the female western lowland gorilla who communicates through the sign language, turns 40.
Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic won Wimbledon 2011 defeating Rafale Nadal 6-4 6-1 1-6 6-3. For Djokovic it’s the first Wimbledon title. From tomorrow he’ll also be number 1 in the ATP ranking.
Czech tennis player Petra Kvitova won Grand Slam Wimbledon tournament 2011. In the final she defeated Maria Sharapova 6-3 6-4
The last meeting between NBA owners and players to try to reach a new collective bargaining agreement produced no results. Unfortunately this outcome was predictable and as a consequence the NBA owners have announced the start of the lock out.