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March 29, 2017 8:10 am gmt |
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India captain Virat Kohli declared on Tuesday (March 28) that his friendship with Australia’s cricketers was over after his team triumphed 2-1 in the acrimonious four-test series between the world’s top two teams. India retained the ICC Test Championship mace after Lokesh Rahul and Ajinky...
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March 28, 2017 6:12 am gmt |
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Rafa Nadal celebrated his 1,000th tour level match with a come-from-behind victory over German veteran Philipp Kohlschreiber to reach the fourth round of the Miami Open on Sunday (March 26). World number 31 Kohlschreiber was on fire early, ripping through the first set in only 21 minutes but fifth se...
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March 27, 2017 4:34 am gmt |
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Spain’s Maverick Vinales held off the challenge of Andrea Dovizioso and Valentino Rossi to win Sunday’s MotoGP season opener in Qatar. Vinales, who moved to Yamaha this season, has been impressive over the winter and started from pole position. Italian Andrea Dovizioso was second for Duca...
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March 26, 2017 4:51 am gmt |
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Republic of Ireland captain Seamus Coleman has had surgery in Dublin after suffering a broken leg on Friday. The 28-year-old Everton full-back was felled by a poor challenge from Wales full-back Neil Taylor during the 0-0 draw with Wales at the Aviva Stadium. Taylor was given a straight red card for ...
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March 25, 2017 10:11 am gmt |
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Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli’s inclusion into the playing eleven for the decider test of the four-match series against Australia remained doubtful on Friday (March 24) with the 28-year-old nursing a shoulder injury he sustained in the penultimate match. Kohli damaged his right should...
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March 24, 2017 8:38 am gmt |
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Qualifier Frances Tiafoe battled past unseeded Konstantin Kravchuk in three sets Thursday (March 23) to set up a meeting with fourth seed Roger Federer at the Miami Open. American Tiafoe, currently the 101st ranked player in the world by the ATP, got past Russian Kravchuk, ranked 103rd, 7-5 5-7 6-1 i...
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March 23, 2017 4:17 am gmt |
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The two players who battled for the ATP World Tour’s No.1 ranking a year ago are both sidelined for the Miami Open — with the same right elbow injury. No. 1 Andy Murray and No. 2 Novak Djokovic, both early exits at Indian Wells, are joined by No. 10-ranked Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, who is at ho...
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March 22, 2017 6:46 am gmt |
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The Paris Olympic bid chief said on Tuesday (March 21) that the French capital was only bidding for the 2024 Olympic Games and 2028 was not possible. “It is now or never,” three-times Olympic canoeing champion Tony Estanguet said. “This is the last chance to see Paris bidding for th...
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March 21, 2017 6:32 am gmt |
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Cristiano Ronaldo won Portugal’s player of the year award on Monday (March 20) in a ceremony at Estoril. Ronaldo first accepted an award on behalf of the Euro 2016-winning national team, and coach Fernando Santos received an award for coach of the year. Speaking to the audience Ronaldo reminded...
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March 20, 2017 11:56 am gmt |
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A revived Roger Federer beat fellow Swiss Stan Wawrinka 6-4 7-5 in the BNP Paribas Open final on Sunday (March 19th) to earn a record-tying fifth Indian Wells title and distinction as the tournament’s oldest winner. The win by the 35-year-old Swiss master, who made a stunning return from a six-...
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March 19, 2017 8:27 am gmt |
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Australian Open champion Roger Federer continued his sizzling form to beat American Jack Sock 6-1 7-6(4) and reach the BNP Paribas Open final on Saturday (March 18th). Federer, playing some of the best tennis of career at age 35, needed only 21 minutes to take the first set before winning a second-se...
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March 18, 2017 8:17 am gmt |
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Jack Sock powered past fourth-seeded Kei Nishikori 6-3 2-6 6-2 on Friday (March 17th) to book a date with Roger Federer in the semi-finals of the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, California. The 17th-seeded American, already a two-time winner on the tour this year, relied on his big serve and bliste...
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March 17, 2017 9:25 am gmt |
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Pablo Carreno Busta staved off two match points on Thursday (March 16th) and rallied to reach the semifinals of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells. The Spaniard took the first set with ease against Pablo Cuevas, but the Uruguyan recovered to win the the second set and carried his form into the thir...
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March 16, 2017 5:09 am gmt |
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Roger Federer used an improved backhand to beat Rafa Nadal in straight sets at the BNP Paribas Open quarter-finals on Wednesday (March 15). The Swiss defeated Nadal 6-2 6-3 in the 36th meeting between the pair. Federer, who got the better of his Spanish rival in a thrilling five-setter at the Austral...
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March 15, 2017 6:57 am gmt |
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Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer will meet in the BNP Paribas Open fourth round after wins for both on Tuesday at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. The hotly anticipated clash was on the cards when the draw was made last week, placing them both in the ‘group of death’ in the bottom half of the […]...