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Nadal routs Thiem to claim 11th French Open title

Nadal routs Thiem to claim 11th French Open title

Before her loss to Halep, Stephens, 25, eliminated Madison Keys, 23, in the first all-American semifinal at the French Open since 2002, when Williams defeated Jennifer Capriati. Rafael Nadal celebr...

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Teenager Amelia Kerr blasts highest score in women's ODI history

Teenager Amelia Kerr blasts highest score in women's ODI history

Kerr's 232 is the third-best in all ODI cricket, after Rohit Sharma's 264 for India against Sri Lanka in 2014 and fellow New Zealander Martin Guptill's 237no against Windies during the 2015 World Cu...

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DEAL CLOSE: Arsenal close in on Bernd Leno signing

DEAL CLOSE: Arsenal close in on Bernd Leno signing

Torreira is Arsenal's main central midfield target and they are hoping to reach an agreement on a deal for the Uruguay worldwide, who has a €25 million release clause. The second signing will very lik...

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Arsenal and Chelsea to head for Dublin for International Champions Cup fixture

Arsenal and Chelsea to head for Dublin for International Champions Cup fixture

The first Manchester derby, which will pit last season's top two against each other, is due to take place on November 10 when Jose Mourinho's United make the short jounrey across town. This is first t...

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India Vs Afghanistan, One-Off Test: Shikhar Dhawan Hammers Century Before Lunch

India Vs Afghanistan, One-Off Test: Shikhar Dhawan Hammers Century Before Lunch

On Thursday, on the first day of the Test in Bengaluru , Shikhar Dhawan made a mockery of any such claim. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday he hoped a historic cricket match ...

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The 2026 World Cup will be played in North America

The 2026 World Cup will be played in North America

Venues for the 2026 World Cup , which is slated to be the first WC to feature 48 teams, will be chosen from 23 stadiums that now exist or are already under construction. Edmonton , Toronto and Montre...

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Anthony Martial's Agent Says He Wants to Leave

Anthony Martial's Agent Says He Wants to Leave

However, both Mourinho and the club are reluctant to sell to a Premier League rival, which could scupper their hopes of landing Willian if they will not permit Martial to go the other way. 'I think th...

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Nike withdraws Iran World Cup team's boots due to sanctions

Nike withdraws Iran World Cup team's boots due to sanctions

The last-minute announcement has left the Iranian team scrambling to figure out which soccer cleats the players will wear for the World Cup , which begins Thursday at soccer stadiums throughout Russi...

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Tyson fury got a unusual victory after returning to the ring

Tyson fury got a unusual victory after returning to the ring

Whether he'd win or lose, one would imagine that Tony Bellew would nearly certainly put up a better fight against Tyson Fury than Sefer Seferi. "I'm going to have a world title by the end of the yea...

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Brazil midfielder Fred suffers ankle 'trauma' in training

Brazil midfielder Fred suffers ankle 'trauma' in training

However, the £52 million midfielder was pictured yesterday with his ankle on ice and the severity of the injury he has suffered is so far unknown. Neymar looked sharp and direct in his return to act...

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Manchester United hope to sign Toby Alderweireld within days

Manchester United hope to sign Toby Alderweireld within days

Tottenham are rumoured to have offered Alderweireld a deal worth £130,000 a week during the 2017-18 season but the Manchester United target wants £180,000 a week. "I don't know what is going to hap...

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Student-athletes no longer need permission from schools to transfer

Student-athletes no longer need permission from schools to transfer

The new NCAA rule does not change the injury redshirt process. The previous transfer rule, which required student-athletes to get permission from their current school to contact another school bef...

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USA, Canada and Mexico to host 2026 FIFA World Cup

The United States will host 60 out of 80 games, with the remaining 20 split evenly between Mexico and Canada. Seventeen sites across the United States will host, including Philadelphia and East Ruth...

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Real Madrid Appoint Surprise Choice As New Manager

Real Madrid Appoint Surprise Choice As New Manager

The players are said to have called on Lopetegui to remain in charge of the national side but Spanish Football Federation president Luis Rubiales held a press conference on Wednesday morning to co...

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No MVP no problem for Curry as Warriors rule National Basketball Association again

No MVP no problem for Curry as Warriors rule National Basketball Association again

In between, the Warriors' best option for defending him, Andre Iguodala, returned from an injured left leg after missing the first two games. It must be noted that tip off was a little after 9 p.m. ...

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Free Taco Bell Doritos Locos Tacos Available Today, June 13

Free Taco Bell Doritos Locos Tacos Available Today, June 13

The fast-food chain had offered a free Doritos Loco Taco to everyone if a team playing in the 2018 NBA Finals "stole" a road win in the series. "While only one team can take home the trophy, fans ev...

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Some Teams Eying Possibility Of Trading Up For Luka Doncic

Some Teams Eying Possibility Of Trading Up For Luka Doncic

If so, this is the trade package I would explore if I am the Clippers. As implied by Wojnarowski, Jackson has shown enough upside for the Suns to have at least a brush with the idea of trading down ...

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Team Sky's Thomas wins Criterium

Team Sky's Thomas wins Criterium

A late flurry saw him claim third on the day, nine seconds behind Yates, and third overall but Thomas crossed the line ten seconds later to earn the second UCI WorldTour stage race win of his career...

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North America will host the World Cup in 2026

North America will host the World Cup in 2026

The "United" bid received 134 of the 203 votes cast at the FIFA Congress in Moscow, while Morocco polled 65. But with the tournament expanding from 32 to 48 teams in 2026, tripling the hosts would...

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U.S., Canada and Mexico to Host World Cup in 2026

U.S., Canada and Mexico to Host World Cup in 2026

The North America bid received 134 of the 203 votes, while Morocco polled 65 in the vote of the FIFA Congress in Moscow which saw one member vote for "neither bid". The ceremony will see a fusion of...

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Raptors hiring Nick Nurse as head coach

Raptors hiring Nick Nurse as head coach

Toronto Raptors assistant coach Nick Nurse gestures during a game against the Detroit Pistons on February 29, 2016. An assistant for the Raptors since 2013, Nurse, 50, was a two-time coach of the ye...

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Sepp Blatter to attend World Cup as personal guest of Vladimir Putin

Sepp Blatter to attend World Cup as personal guest of Vladimir Putin

The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) said this year's opening ceremony will have a "slightly different format", focusing on "musical acts and will take place much closer to k...

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The REAL reason Antoine Griezmann deal hasn't been announced

The REAL reason Antoine Griezmann deal hasn't been announced

Multiple people within Antoine Griezmann's inner circle say they want him to stay at Atletico Madrid rather than join Barcelona next season, sources close to the forward told ESPN FC's Julien La...

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Owners: Triple Crown winner Justify will race again

Owners: Triple Crown winner Justify will race again

While saying Justify was the deserving victor, Repole told reporter Tom Pedula he felt like Restoring Hope, a 37-1 shot, ran interference for Justify against other horses in the race. Assistan...

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Neymar got egged during Brazil training as revenge for birthday prank

Neymar got egged during Brazil training as revenge for birthday prank

Gabriel Jesus gave Brazil the lead after 36 minutes with a slick finish from a tight angle. Neymar started a game for the first time since injuring his metatarsal in February although he played...

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Salah makes World Cup headlines for Chechnya photo

Salah makes World Cup headlines for Chechnya photo

Egyptian fans will be crossing their fingers as medical staff are still unsure about whether or not talisman Mohamed Salah will be able to take to the field against Uruguay in the North African na...

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The 13 Horses That Have Won the Triple Crown, As Justify Prevails

The 13 Horses That Have Won the Triple Crown, As Justify Prevails

Justify ran a strong race about 90 percent of the way, but dragged some down the final stretch. Justify won the first two legs on sloppy tracks. Though their running styles and strides are differ...

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Raptors promote assistant coach Nick Nurse to replace Casey

Nurse, 50, replaces Dwane Casey who was sacked last month after the Raptors were swept in the conference semifinals by the Cleveland Cavaliers. Toronto was rumored to desire former Atlanta coach M...

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Victor Lindelof makes surprise Jose Mourinho claim before World Cup

Victor Lindelof makes surprise Jose Mourinho claim before World Cup

Manchester United officially revealed their signings in quick succession with the former expected to be more a regular than the latter. Fellaini's contract at Old Trafford will expire this summer a...

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Canadian Grand Prix: Max Verstappen fastest in first practice

Canadian Grand Prix: Max Verstappen fastest in first practice

Verstappen says the deficit was bigger on high fuel in FP2, but is encouraged by the rest of Red Bull's performance so far. Sebastian Vettel has claimed the pole position in the Formula One C...

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French Open glance: Nadal taking on Thiem in final | Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

French Open glance: Nadal taking on Thiem in final | Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

The boys' final at the French Open will pit top-seeded Sebastien Baez of Argentina against Chun Hsin Tseng from Taiwan. His exploits in Paris will help him to break into the top 20 for the first...

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Real Madrid appoints Julen Lopetegui as coach

Real Madrid have appointed Spain manager Julen Lopetegui as their new head coach on a three-year deal. He replaces Zinedine Zidane , who shockingly and abruptly left the club on the final day of...

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President offers to resign on one condition after player crisis — Sporting Lisbon

President offers to resign on one condition after player crisis — Sporting Lisbon

Everton and Newcastle United target Bas Dost has terminated his contract with Sporting Lisbon . A month later, a group of supporters entered the Sporting training ground and attacked players and st...

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Warriors GM says Durant can have whatever deal he wants

Warriors GM says Durant can have whatever deal he wants

The Golden State Warriors are the National Basketball Association champions, and as much as they'd like the keep the gang together their roster will likely see some influx this summer. "I think it's...

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England vs Australia 2018: 5 player battles to watch out for

England vs Australia 2018: 5 player battles to watch out for

Calum MacLeod s superb 140 not out powered non-Test nation Scotland to a record 371 for five against an England side who are top of the one-day global rankings. The 2019 World Cup hosts have just ...

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Crawford stops Horn to seize WBO welterweight world title

Crawford stops Horn to seize WBO welterweight world title

The Hornet tried to swarm Crawford in Round 6 but he was met with sharp repellant every time in the shape of the southpaw's deadly right jab and snapping left cross. Crawford should have his pick of...

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Real Madrid name new head coach

The 51-year-old took charge of Spain after Euro 2016 - and signed a new extension until 2020 just last month - but the appointment means the impending World Cup in Russian Federation will be his...

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South American Tennis Great Maria Bueno Dies at 78

The hospital released a statement on Friday afternoon confirming her death, but declined to provide more details out of respect for her family. The Brazilian "queen" of tennis, who won three Wimbledon...

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Spain World Cup 'keeper De Gea wants public apology from prime minister

Spain World Cup 'keeper De Gea wants public apology from prime minister

United No 1, De Gea is a long-term target for Real, with the Spanish giants said to be keen on making a mammoth bid for the Spain No 1. When pressed further about the transfer rumours, De Gea added:...

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Julen Lopetegui Named Real Madrid Head Coach After Zinedine Zidane's Resignation

The Spanish giants broke the news in a Tweet on Tuesday. But following the conclusion of the tournament in Russian Federation, which La Roja are considered one of the favourites to win, Lopetegui ...

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