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Deja vu for French Open as Nadal favourite again

Deja vu for French Open as Nadal favourite again

Even Agatha Christie would have struggled to hatch a plot as thick as this year's French Open women's singles with world number one Simona Halep attempting to finally win a grand slam with danger lurking everywhere. British No.1 Kyle Edmund is also through to the third round after a 6-0, 1-6, 6-2, 6-3 win against Hungary's Marton Fucsovics yesterday. Half the reason we want to see this match is that it would confirm another Grand Slam semi-final for British No. Consulte Mais Informação

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Boston Red Sox place Dustin Pedroia on DL with knee inflammation

Boston Red Sox place Dustin Pedroia on DL with knee inflammation

Red Sox manager Alex Cora on Friday said he wasn't sure how long Pedroia would be out. He was most recently scratched from the batting order in the series-opener against the Astros. Ramirez officially became a free agent Friday. "It's hard to simulate major league games and intensity and things like that". "I know he's eager to come back and contribute, but he understands whatever time it takes, be healthy". Consulte Mais Informação

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Johnny Manziel debuts for CFL's Hamilton Tiger-Cats in Friday preseason game

The former Texas A&M Heisman Trophy victor got into his first CFL game in the second quarter. He played in two Spring League games in April before signing a two-year contract with the Tiger-Cats in May. Manziel was most effective Friday when throwing from outside the pocket, including a 21-yard gain in the third quarter when he was scrambling to his right. Consulte Mais Informação

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Indian police summons Salman Khan's brother in IPL betting case

Indian police summons Salman Khan's brother in IPL betting case

Media reports said Arbaaz´s name surfaced in an investigation into high-profile bookie Sonu Jalan , who is said to run an global gambling operation stretching from India to the Middle East. He said Jalan's statement corroborated with handwritten notes in his personal diary, which is now in possession of the the police. Also, the name of a Pakistani politician has come to the fore, an angle the police are probing. Consulte Mais Informação

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Granit Xhaka survives Switzerland World Cup injury scare

Granit Xhaka survives Switzerland World Cup injury scare

Team doctor Pierre-Etienne Fournier treated Xhaka at Switzerland's team hotel and the physician gave a more detailed prognosis of the 25-year-old's condition. He will miss Sunday's friendly with Spain, but is not a doubt for the World Cup but could be back for Swizerland's second warm-up match against Japan, with their World Cup campaign starting against five-time champions Brazil on June 17. Consulte Mais Informação

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Steven Gerrard 'desperate' to begin Ibrox challenge

Steven Gerrard 'desperate' to begin Ibrox challenge

Gerrard was photographed in France watching on from the stands with a notebook as the young English side took on Qatar at the Toulon Tournament. And the former England captain can't wait to get started. Along with Mark and my backroom team we have already been working on our plans and strategy for the new season. Gerrard will be "engaged in work and activities outwith Auchenhowie which I hope will be to the benefit of the club" as the clock ticks down to his first game in charge in the ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Tiger Woods holes out for eagle at the Memorial Tournament

Tiger Woods holes out for eagle at the Memorial Tournament

Three front-nine birdies plus the big-bird eagle 3 sent Woods to five under for the day (and for the tournament), keeping him well within striking distance of the lead. Tiger Woods played some of his worst golf of the season in his opening seven holes Thursday at Jack Nicklaus' Memorial Tournament, and the five-time Memorial victor found himself 4-over par less than two hours into his round. Consulte Mais Informação

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Breastfeeding or tennis? Serena Williams makes hard decision

Breastfeeding or tennis? Serena Williams makes hard decision

So you know, she's got a chance. Asked about the challenges she has faced since the birth of Olympia , she replied "You have to get your core back, which is hard, because it literally spreads when you have a baby". It took her a little bit to close things out, but two-time champion Maria Sharapova improved to 13-0 in second-round matches here by beating 50th-ranked Donna Vekic of Croatia 7-5, 6-4. Consulte Mais Informação

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