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Tennis: Murray, Nadal through, heartbreak for Kvitova

LONDON  – Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal and Venus Williams breezed into the third round at Wimbledon on Wednesday, while fellow former champion Petra Kvitova tumbled out. Williams, Kei Nishikori and Johanna Konta had to grind their way into the last 32, while new mum Victoria Azarenka continued her comeback bid ...

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Boxing: Pacquiao wants review of ‘unfair’ Horn loss

MANILA – Philippine boxing legend Manny Pacquiao on Wednesday urged the World Boxing Organization (WBO) to review the “unfair decision and officiating” after losing his welterweight title to Australia s Jeff Horn. Pacquiao endorsed a formal call by the Philippines  Games and Amusement Board for the WBO to review the outcome ...

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Sarfraz Ahmed made Test skipper during PM House ceremony

 Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Shahryar Khan announced during the Prime Minister House ceremony that ODI skipper Sarfraz Ahmed will now lead the Test side as well. “I take this opportunity to announce Ahmed as our Test captain in addition to one-day and Twenty20 captain,” Khan said. The 30-year-old was ...

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Ramiz Raja wants Test ‘window’

LONDON  – Former Pakistan batsman Ramiz Raja has urged the International Cricket Council to set aside a two-month window solely for Test matches in a bid to preserve the longest form of the game. While crowds for Tests in countries such as England remain strong, Raja, a member of the ...

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Iran beaten by Angola in FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup 2017

The Iran men’s national under-19 basketball team has posted its third straight defeat at the preliminary round of the Fédération Internationale de Basket-ball (FIBA) U19 Basketball World Cup 2017 in Egypt, falling to Angola. On Tuesday, the Iranian squad lost to the Southern African team 48-70 at the end of its Group D campaign at the Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex. Angola’s ...

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Cycling: Sagan disqualified from Tour for Cavendish ‘elbow’

VITTEL – World champion Peter Sagan was sensationally kicked off the Tour de France for elbowing Mark Cavendish in a hectic sprint finish to Tuesday s fourth stage. British sprint great Cavendish was taken to hospital by ambulance with shoulder and finger injuries after crashing to the ground when Sagan shoved ...

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Dhoni hits second-slowest fifty for India in ODIs

NORTH SOUND – Former India Captain MS Dhoni registered country’s second-slowest fifty in the fourth ODI against West Indies when he took 108 balls to reach the mark at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in North Sound, Antigua. Dhoni surpassed Sourav Ganguly’s record who hit a 105-ball fifty against Sri ...

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Tennis: Azarenka takes baby steps in Wimbledon comeback

LONDON  – Former world number one Victoria Azarenka reached the second round at Wimbledon on Monday in what was her first major match since giving birth to her first child, Leo, in December. Azarenka, who reached the semi-finals at the All England Club in 2011 and 2012, came from behind ...

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