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Tennis: Sharapova gets Cincinnati wildcard

LOS ANGELES  – Maria Sharapova was Thursday handed a wildcard into the Cincinnati WTA tournament, a key warm-up for the US Open, the season s final Grand Slam which has yet to guarantee the Russian star a place. Former world number one and five-time Grand Slam title winner Sharapova is still ...

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Formula One: Hamilton seeking sixth Hungarian Rhapsody

BUDAPEST  – Lewis Hamilton would head off for Formula One’s annual European summer holidays on top of the drivers’ world championship with a record sixth victory at the Hungarian Grand Prix this weekend. The three-time world champion could also draw level with seven-time champion Michael Schumacher in the record books ...

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Pakistan beat Iran in Asian Volleyball championship

LAHORE  – Pakistan broke the victory deadlock in the 19th Asian senior men volleyball championship defeating Iraq with 3-1 on Wednesday at Surabaya, Indonesia. Pakistan, who suffered two back to back defeats at the hands of Chinese Taipei in their earlier league matches, put up a fine show to atone ...

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Football: Neymar scores as Barcelona beat Man Utd 1-0

WASHINGTON – Neymar, serene amid a frenzy of transfer speculation, scored the first-half goal that gave Barcelona a 1-0 victory over Manchester United on Wednesday in an International Champions Cup friendly. The Brazilian striker, reportedly pondering a 222-million euro ($256.8 million) move to Paris Saint-Germain, showed why the French club ...

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Dhawan leads strong start by India in first SL Test

GALLE– Shikhar Dhawan was unbeaten on 64 as India moved to 115-1 at lunch on the opening day of the first Test against Sri Lanka on Wednesday. Cheteshwar Pujara (37) was the other not out batsman, putting on 88 so far for the second wicket with Dhawan after the tourists ...

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Squash: Khushal, Uzair reach Japan Junior Open quarter-finals

PESHAWAR  – Khushal Riaz, resident of Peshawar, defeated Zi Tao Yu of Hong Kong in junior squash open championship being played in Japan and qualified for quarter final. According to a press release, Junior open Squash Championship began in Yokohama, Japan where two matches were played on the first day ...

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Football: Germany, Sweden into women’s Euro quarter-finals

DOETINCHEM  – Holders Germany beat Russia 2-0 to set up a women s Euro quarter-final clash with Denmark while Sweden also advanced to the knockout phase despite losing 3-2 to Italy on Tuesday. In Utrecht, Babett Peter scored from the spot on 10 minutes and captain Dzsenifer Marozsan converted another penalty ...

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