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Wimbledon 2015: Murray, Federer, Kvitova Into Last 32


2013 champion Andy Murray advanced into the third round at Wimbledon with a commanding win over Dutchman Robin Haase. The third seed sealed a 6-1 6-1 6-4 win on court one in one hour and 27 minutes. He will face Italian 25th seed Andreas Seppi or Croatian teenager Borna Coric ...

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Wimbledon Open: No Doubles For Serena, Venus


Serena and Venus Williams have withdrawn from the ladies’ doubles tournament at Wimbledon. No reason was given for their decision to pull out from a competition they have won on five occasions, most recently in 2012. The sisters, who were easy winners in their first singles matches on Monday, could ...

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Leg Injury Rules Bolt Out Of Paris, Lausanne


Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt’s troubled season continued on Tuesday when he pulled out of the Paris and Lausanne Diamond League meetings due to a leg injury. “I’m disappointed not to be able to compete in Paris and Lausanne. I love running at these meetings but at the moment I ...

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Lionel Messi ‘saves’ kidnapped Argentine in Nigeria


The agricultural engineer was abducted on a deserted road in Kontagora last week but has now regained his freedom after spending three days in captivity An Argentine man who was kidnapped last week in Kontagora, northern Nigeria, has spoken about how chanting the name of his famous compatriot Lionel Messi ...

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Liverpool Make £12.5m Bid for Southampton’s Right Back, Clyne


Liverpool have made an improved £12.5m offer for Southampton’s right-back Nathaniel Clyne. Last month, the Saints rejected a £10m bid from the Merseyside outfit for the England international. Southampton are understood to be holding out for a £15m bid for the 24-year-old defender, who scored one of his two Premier ...

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Mo Farah To Remain Under Coach Salazar’s Guidance


Double Olympic champion Mo Farah says he is staying with coach Alberto Salazar. The British athlete had, earlier this month, demanded for answers from his coach following allegations of doping rules infringement. The 32-year-old has released another statement a day after Salazar’s lengthy 1200-world release, denying that he had practiced ...

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PELLEGRINI: Mourinho Is A Glory-seeker


We are still more than seven weeks away from the start of the Barclays Premier League season but Manuel Pellegrini has already taken a swipe at rival Jose Mourinho. The Manchester City manager has had a strained relationship with his Chelsea counterpart dating back to when Mourinho replaced him at ...

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Petr Cech Joins Arsenal From Chelsea


Czezch Republic shot-stopper, Petr Cech has completed his move from Chelsea to Arsenal ahead of the next Barclays Premier League season. Talks over an £11million deal have been ongoing for weeks but the goalkeeper has finally sealed his switch after falling down the pecking order to Belgian Thibaut Courtois at ...

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Mayweather Snubs Khan, Opts For Berto, Mayfield


Floyd Mayweather says his September boxing swansong will be against one of two opponents – neither of whom is Amir Khan. Mayweather is adamant he will walk away from the sport after one more fight, and Khan has dedicated his recent career to chasing a dream date with the unbeaten ...

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AUSTIN OKOCHA: Nigeria No Longer A Football Powerhouse


Former Super Eagles captain, Austin Okocha, has lamented the declining standards of Nigerian football, insisting the country can no longer be considered a football powerhouse. Okocha, who was speaking on the poor performance of the Flying Eagles and the Super Falcons at the FIFA Under-20 World Cup and the FIFA ...

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Uruguay into Copa quarters as Paraguay held


La Serena (Chile) (AFP) – Holders Uruguay made sure of their place in the Copa America quarter-finals here Saturday after battling to a 1-1 draw with Paraguay in a rematch of the 2011 final. Uruguay secured the point they needed to advance to the last eight from Group B after ...

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2012 Olympics: Farah ‘Missed Two Drugs Tests’

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 Mo Farah of Great Britain celebrates winning the Men's 5000m Final, Dejen Gebremeskel (silver)
 The 2012 London Olympic Games, Athletics, 5000m, Britain - 11 Aug 2012

The UK Anti-Doping Agency is refusing to confirm whether double Olympic champion Mo Farah missed two drugs tests during the run up to London 2012. The agency issued a statement on Thursday in response to a report in the Daily Mail that claims the 32-year-old Brit missed one test in ...

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Khan Pushes For Mayweather Fight


Amir Khan has declared that he has held heated discussions with Floyd Mayweather’s father over the phone, saying he is convinced he could be less than two weeks away from landing his long-awaited super-fight with Mayweather and says he is getting under the skin of the undefeated champion’s camp. Khan ...

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Nigerian Footballer, Oniya, Dies In Malaysia


 Nigerian defender, David Faramola Oniya died yesterday, after collapsing on the pitch during a friendly match between his Malaysian club T-Team and Kelantan. He was aged 30. Local media said the T-Team skipper collapsed three minutes into the match in Kota Bharu and was taken to hospital. T-Team CEO Syahrizan ...

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INI UMOTONG: Falcons were not shaken against Sweden


Portsmouth forward Ini Umotong has said Super Falcons were not shaken despite going down 2-0 before the break in their opening 2015 Women’s World Cup in Canada against Sweden on Monday. The African champions eventually held the European giants to a 3-3 draw in a thrilling encounter at the Winnipeg ...

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