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Azarenka wins first match on return from motherhood

Azarenka wins first match on return from motherhood

Azarenka , who took time out of the game to give birth to her first child Leo in December a year ago, no longer has an official world ranking and entered the grass-court tournament as a wildcard. Th...

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Video technology is the future of football, says Fifa president

The VAR can alert head referees on the field to clear and obvious errors in four reviewable, game-changing scenarios - goals, penalty kicks, straight red cards and cases of mistaken identity. This is ...

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Russian Federation v Portugal Betting: Selecao to get back on track with win

A frantic end to the first half gave way to a boring second as both sides were found wanting with their final ball, with Ronaldo - isolated after Nani's withdrawal - unable to influence the game. Th...

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Boris Becker declared bankrupt by British court

Boris Becker declared bankrupt by British court

Derrett recalled seeing Becker play on Centre Court at Wimbledon but concluded there was not credible evidence he could repay the debt soon and so did not adjourn the case, as requested, for another 2...

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Rafael Nadal withdraws from Queen's Club tournament to rest

This was the 15th grand slam win for the Spaniard, who is referred as "Master of Clay ". After playing extremely well to start 2017, it likely wouldn't shock anyone if Nadal made it to another fi...

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Rafael Nadal clinches record 10th French Open title

Rafael Nadal clinches record 10th French Open title

Nadal's victory made him the first man in the Open Era to win the same grand slam on 10 separate occasions, enhancing his right to the nickname of " King of Clay ". "There is nothing to say...you were...

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Telemundo hits record high with Mexico's Confederations Cup performance

Telemundo hits record high with Mexico's Confederations Cup performance

Portugal coach Fernando Santos said it was not the performance he expected from his team. Mexican boss Juan Carlos Osorio could shake things up with the starting line-up, as he is known to do, ...

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Car Rams Police Van In 'Attempted Attack' On Champs-Élysées

Police sources told AFP that they found a Kalashnikov assault rifle, two handguns as well as a gas bottle on the auto. France's anti-terror prosecution service has launched an investigation into...

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Aegon Championships: Andy Murray, Stan Wawrinka, Milos Raonic suffer big blows

After major shoulder surgery, a torn oblique muscle, osteitis pubis, a torn pec, a bad elbow, a serious groin issue and a back problem - the 21-year-old South Australian's medical history reads like a...

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Lionel Messi wanted Manchester City move

Lionel Messi wanted Manchester City move

The 29-year-old was in a bad space this time last year after losing the Copa America final a second time in 12 months with his national team, and was then also accused of tax fraud in Spain. That only...

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Women's Swimming and Diving earns Scholar All-America honors

Women's Swimming and Diving earns Scholar All-America honors

CSCAA Executive Director Joel Shinofield said, "Coach Matthew Barany has done an exceptional job building a top program in the pool, and the classroom at Richmond". Fifteen other student-athletes re...

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Cristiano Ronaldo accused of cussing Mexico

Federation Internationale de Football Association has defended the use of video assistant referees (VARs) in the Confederations Cup in Russia , with president Gianni Infantino satisfied with the ...

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'Not the result we wanted', rues Ronaldo

As it stands, Russian Federation sits at the top of the group, followed by Portugal and Mexico while New Zealand, who were thumped by the hosts 2-0 on Saturday, are bottom. Or go into the referee's ...

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Halep to Meet Ostapenko for Roland Garros Title

Halep to Meet Ostapenko for Roland Garros Title

While Ostapenko has been able to hit a ton of winners this tournament, her go for broke style has also produce a truckload of unforced errors , something a top tier player can take advantage of. Sere...

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Nadal captures record 10th French Open

Nadal captures record 10th French Open

Nadal was given a time violation warning at the start of the second, but Wawrinka could not halt his charge as the Spaniard bounded into a 3-0 lead in the second having won seven games in a row. "I ...

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Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo not concerned by Confederations Cup draw with Mexico

It was Portugal that could have taken an early lead when Pepe scored off a free kick, but after VAR replay, the goal was overturned after it was clearly seen that four Portugal players were offsid...

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Jones named to captain Lions against Crusaders

Jones named to captain Lions against Crusaders

The formidable Crusaders have won all 14 of their Super Rugby fixtures this season and coach Scott Robertson has opted to name eight All Blacks in his starting XV. "We are conscious as well of try...

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Andy Murray to donate Queen's prize money to Grenfell Tower appeal

Thompson, ranked 90, lost to Frenchman Jeremy Chardy in the second round of qualifying on Sunday and stepped in for the injured Aljaz Bedene to take on the world No 1 and showed no fear to produce a...

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There could be pain in Spain as Mourhino faces tax charges

They said Mourinho had already settled a previous claim relating to his Spanish taxes after a 2014 inquiry, which resulted in a penalty of 1.15 million euros. Cristiano Ronaldo has chose to "recons...

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It's very confusing - Santos bemused by VAR after Portugal draw

After Portugal's defensive frailties were exposed against Mexico , Santos could inject some pace by starting with Gelson Martins, Nelson Semedo and Andre Silva. "We were unlucky against them before ...

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Jerome Kaino defends All Blacks 'blocking' tactics: 'Every team is doing it'

Lions boss Warren Gatland has vowed to protect the potential squad for Saturday's first All Blacks Test by keeping the brunt of that 23 out of the firing line against the Chiefs on Tuesday . Liam ...

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Manchester United coach Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud in Spain

The accusations against Mr Mourinho , now the manager of Manchester United , date back to his time as coach at Real Madrid . They added that Mourinho had already dealt with questions raised by ta...

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Coast guard rescue dog trapped 15ft down a cliff on Dublin beach

Coast guard rescue dog trapped 15ft down a cliff on Dublin beach

Yesterday evening a member of the public contacted the Coast Guard after their dog had slipped and become trapped in a cliff at Red Rock in Sutton. "A Coast Guard response team from Howth station ...

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Kane's late strike denies Scotland victory at Hampden Park

Kane's late strike denies Scotland victory at Hampden Park

You can't do any more than they did. It was like watching a heavyweight boxer against a middleweight. Strachan also applauded the contribution of Griffiths. We had a couple of marines come here from...

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Florentino Perez To Remain Real Madrid President Until 2021

Florentino Perez To Remain Real Madrid President Until 2021

De Gea has continued to be linked with Real but Perez said: "For the time being, we haven't spoken to De Gea". The 27-year-old scored seven goals from 19 La Liga outings as Los Blancos completed a l...

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Portugal denied by Moreno's late leveller

The referee made use of the new Video Assistant Referee technology in the first half, as a Portugal goal was disallowed. Just eight minutes later, Javier Hernandez scored the equalizer for Mexico...

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Ex-Jets LB David Harris reaches 2-year deal with Patriots

Ex-Jets LB David Harris reaches 2-year deal with Patriots

Now 33 years old, he was also New York's longest tenured player. While coming to terms with the Jets' biggest nemesis in the AFC East Division, Harris has reportedly landed a two-year free-agent con...

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Bayern Munich release very terse statement over Lewandowski's future

Bayern Munich release very terse statement over Lewandowski's future

Both Chelsea and MUFC have spoken to his agents . Premier League champions Chelsea are reportedly interested in signing Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski . 'There are no talks with ...

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Pakistan jump to sixth position in ICC ODI Team Rankings

Pakistan jump to sixth position in ICC ODI Team Rankings

The national heroes are warmly welcomed by the fans all over the country. India started its campaign by comprehensively defeating Pakistan and got so badly intoxicated with the triumph that when they ...

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Champions Trophy: India's cricket needs a healthy Pakistan to thrive

Fakhar Zaman's maiden one-day worldwide 100 laid the foundations for Pakistan's formidable total of 338-4. "Names of bigger bookies who were helping them have come out during interrogation and we a...

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Celtics' Danny Ainge confident he will get his guy at No. 3

Celtics' Danny Ainge confident he will get his guy at No. 3

Boston is sending the first-overall pick to the Sixers for their third-overall pick and a future first rounder. The Boston Celtics are already loaded with future draft picks, so acquiring another ...

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Schebler, Gennett help Reds top Rays 7-3, end 9-game skid

Schebler, Gennett help Reds top Rays 7-3, end 9-game skid

Colome then gave up a solo home run to Joey Votto with two outs in the ninth - Votto's 20th this year - to cut the lead to 6-4. "Anybody that thinks this is a team that's packing it in because we'v...

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Anil Kumble Resigns as Indian Cricket Team's Head Coach

The players, some of whom were already very distraught after the defeat, complained about Kumble's "overbearing attitude" all over again to captain Virat Kohli . Obviously, we aren't going to get rid...

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No time to panic: Cristiano Ronaldo after Mexico draw

No time to panic: Cristiano Ronaldo after Mexico draw

Pepe says he expects a tough match, as Russian Federation bid for a second group win to reach the semi-finals. Hector Moreno scored in added time to earn a point for the Mexicans five minutes after ...

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Sixers Trade For First Overall Pick In 2017 NBA Draft

Multiple sources have indicated the Celtic's interest in former Kansas star Josh Jackson as a potential option at No.3, which is puzzling considering the team already has Jae Crowder and Jaylen Br...

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76ers acquire No. 1 pick from Celtics, eye Fultz

The Celtics sent that pick to the Sixers for the No. 3 pick and the protected Los Angeles Lakers first-rounder in 2018, which the Sixers owned. However, if either of those 2019 picks result in the f...

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Watford close to signing Derby youngster Will Hughes

Watford close to signing Derby youngster Will Hughes

Only time will tell if Hughes justifies the hype by making waves in the top flight, yet he can certainly not be accused of cashing in on the initial headlines, slowly and steadily building his experie...

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Jose Mourinho accused of €3.3m Spanish tax fraud

Ronaldo is at the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation, playing for Portugal. Jose Mourinho savaged after Real Madrid tax fraud accusation . "He is not a business - he forms part of this club...

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Daly pushes for Lions Test spot against All Blacks

Daly pushes for Lions Test spot against All Blacks

A security company that worked with the Lions on their 2009 tour of South Africa and 2013 tour in Australia carry out the checks in New Zealand . For one thing they will have noticed the size o...

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Deulofeu to AC Milan 'very difficult'

Deulofeu to AC Milan 'very difficult'

Instead he said Everton and Barcelona will decide his client's future, with Ernesto Valverde's side having a buyback clause in his contract. The 23-year-old spent four months with the Italian cl...

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