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La Decima for Rafael Nadal at French Open 2017

La Decima for Rafael Nadal at French Open 2017

Open champion Stan Wawrinka , 2014 victor Grigor Dimitrov, and last year's runner-up Milos Raonic . "And I missed playing at Wimbledon ", said Nadal . As a tired Wawrinka sliced a volley into the ...

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Lions name team to play Maori All Blacks

Lions name team to play Maori All Blacks

Jonathan Davies must prove his fitness in training today to be able to stake a British and Irish Lions Test match claim in Saturday's Maori clash. "Sam's character is hugely helpful; sometimes gu...

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'Stroll benefitted from private Austin test'

'Stroll benefitted from private Austin test'

The 18-year-old entered F1 after a series of private tests funded by father Lawrence last year but failed to score a point until his seventh race. On Saturday Williams chief technical officer Paddy ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo and Jose Mourinho face tax fraud claims

Cristiano Ronaldo and Jose Mourinho face tax fraud claims

Cristiano Ronaldo , who played under Mourinho at Real Madrid , has been called to testify on July 31 over allegations that he hid £12.9m income from tax authorities. Ronaldo has scored 406 goals in...

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Hamonic dealt, few fireworks otherwise at first NHL draft in Chicago

Hamonic dealt, few fireworks otherwise at first NHL draft in Chicago

The trade is somewhat confusing though. The Flames welcomed defenceman Travis Hamonic in Saturday's swap with the New York Islanders , bolstering a top-four that also includes captain Mark Giorda...

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Cruz drives in 4; Mariners cruise past Twins 14-3

Cruz drives in 4; Mariners cruise past Twins 14-3

White Sox 6, Orioles 1: Matt Davidson hit his first career grand slam, Derek Holland scattered eight hits over six innings and Chicago won its second consecutive game after dropping nine of 11. Maybe ...

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South Africa fight back to level T20 series with England

But the target proved beyond them this time as the Proteas ended on 162 for seven, England taking the series 2-1. Malan and Alex Hales - returning to the England team in place of Jonny Bairsto...

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Kvitova wins Aegon Classic final for 1st title since attack

Kvitova wins Aegon Classic final for 1st title since attack

This is just her second tournament since her return and she can now crown it with a trophy after Safarova withdrew, with Kvitova leading 6-1 1-0. But she has shown at Edgbaston that she is buildin...

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Mourinho Latest To Be Caught Up In Tax Scandal

Rio Ferdinand hopes Manchester United can complete a sensational deal to take Cristiano Ronaldo back to Old Trafford. He also confirmed that Ronaldo's contract was ring-fenced by a 1-billion ...

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Ousmane Dembele seals deserved win for 10-man France over England

England coach Gareth Southgate , right, and France coach Didier Deschamps direct their players during a friendly soccer match between France and England at the Stade de France in Saint D...

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Earnhardt Jr. Set For Final Bow At Sonoma Raceway

Earnhardt Jr. Set For Final Bow At Sonoma Raceway

Kevin Harvick got his first victory of the season on Sunday and it came on the Sonoma road course. Harvick, the 2015 NASCAR champion, earned the victory by leading by as much as 9 seconds in th...

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McGregor vs Mayweather Confirmed For 26 August

McGregor still throws hands in the UFC and the 40-year-old Mayweather officially retired in 2015, but it's expected both fighters could pick up licenses in no time at all. McGregor , with a recor...

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Chelsea on verge of landing Juve's Sandro for £61m

The news comes with Chelsea set to spend heavily on Monaco midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko , while Everton striker Romelu Lukaku and Southampton centre-back Virgil van Dijk are also known tar...

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Federer dominates to win ninth Halle title

Federer dominates to win ninth Halle title

He converted his first match point to reach an 11th Halle final. Federer will head into Wimbledon , which starts on July 3, as favourite to win an outright record eighth title. "I was doubting ...

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It's official! Celtics trade No. 1 overall draft pick to 76ers

It's official! Celtics trade No. 1 overall draft pick to 76ers

Jo Jo seems pretty pumped about it. It could be a 2018 pick that originally belonged to the Lakers , if it falls between the second and fifth slots, but if that doesn't happen, Boston will receive th...

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NHL Expansion Draft 2017 Protection List Made Public

NHL Expansion Draft 2017 Protection List Made Public

However, that same player had also garnered what McPhee termed a "healthy offer" from a team hoping to acquire him in a trade. "That's really one of the things we wanted to leverage", Treliving s...

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Boston Celtics trade number one pick to Philadephia 76ers

Boston Celtics trade number one pick to Philadephia 76ers

Markelle Fultz may have felt like he belonged in Boston . The 76ers will likely also have to give a few other future picks and some role players to make the move. I think they're both terrific talen...

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Faedo fabulous again, Florida beats TCU to go to CWS finals

Faedo fabulous again, Florida beats TCU to go to CWS finals

Both were consensus top-five teams to start and finish the regular season. "If you beat us, you're going to have to hit your way to it". That play deflated the Beavers , and it didn't seem that the...

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India thump West Indies in 2nd ODI

After the match, addressing the media, skipper Kohli heaped praises on opening batsman Ajinkya Rahane , who has had a fine start in this ODI series. India second that was planned as five ODI crick...

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Cavs talked 3-way trade involving Paul George, Kevin Love

Cavs talked 3-way trade involving Paul George, Kevin Love

Even though the Cavaliers are now operating without a full-time general manager following the firing of David Griffin, the team has been active during the dates surrounding the NBA Draft , attempti...

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