FEDERER SEEKS TO REIGNITE COMEBACK BID AFTER STUTTGART STUMBLE

FEDERER SEEKS TO REIGNITE COMEBACK BID AFTER STUTTGART STUMBLE

FEDERER SEEKS TO REIGNITE COMEBACK BID AFTER STUTTGART STUMBLE Federer had no regrets about missing the French Open to focus on Wimbledon but said it was a move he was unlikely to repeat. FEDERER : PARIS – After his comeback was cut short by Tommy Haas in Stuttgart last week, Roger Federer is eager to get a win under his belt in the opening round of the Gerry Weber Open in Halle as the Swiss gears up for another tilt at Wimbledon. Federer, who was stunned 2-6, 7-6(8), 6-4 by…

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MCENROE SUGGESTS MEN VS WOMEN CONTEST TO SOLVE SERENA DEBATE

MCENROE SUGGESTS MEN VS WOMEN CONTEST TO SOLVE SERENA DEBATE

MCENROE SUGGESTS MEN VS WOMEN CONTEST TO SOLVE SERENA DEBATE John McEnroe said that Serena Williams was “the best female player ever” but said her performance on the men’s circuit would be an “entirely different story.” NEW YORK – An unapologetic John McEnroe has proposed competition between men and women players to prove his claim that 23-time grand slam singles winner Serena Williams would be ranked “like 700 in the world” if she competed on the men’s circuit. Three-time Wimbledon champion McEnroe said Williams was “the best female player ever” but said her performance…

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FEDERER AND NADAL PRIMED FOR DREAM WIMBLEDON FINAL REPRISE

FEDERER AND NADAL PRIMED FOR DREAM WIMBLEDON FINAL REPRISE

FEDERER AND NADAL PRIMED FOR DREAM WIMBLEDON FINAL REPRISE FEDERER : The Wimbledon seedings, to be confirmed on Wednesday, and Friday’s draw will determine whether the titans could meet on Centre Court. LONDON – Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal have shared the grand slam spoils this year and it would take a hard heart not to hope for a fairytale rematch next month of their epic 2008 Wimbledon final. Federer, 35, prevailed in their five-set battle in Australia to win a record-extending 18th slam, but sat out the claycourt season in which…

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NO BLAME GAME AT MERCEDES AFTER HEADREST FAILURE

NO BLAME GAME AT MERCEDES AFTER HEADREST FAILURE

NO BLAME GAME AT MERCEDES AFTER HEADREST FAILURE The triple champion was comfortably leading an already eventful race when the headrest material worked loose, forcing him to pit for safety reasons and dropping him out of the podium places. LONDON – Formula One world champions Mercedes refused to play the blame game on Monday as they sought answers for a headrest failure that cost Lewis Hamilton a victory in Azerbaijan. The triple champion was comfortably leading an already eventful race when the headrest material worked loose, forcing him to pit for safety reasons…

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DEFENDER ALVES CONFIRMS JUVENTUS EXIT

DEFENDER ALVES CONFIRMS JUVENTUS EXIT

DEFENDER ALVES CONFIRMS JUVENTUS EXIT DEFENDER : The 34-year-old joined Juventus on a two-year contract from Barcelona last June and made 33 appearances as the club sealed the domestic double for the third successive year. Juventus Defender from Brazil Dani Alves celebrates after scoring during the UEFA Champions League semi final second leg football match Juventus vs Monaco, on 9 May, 2017 at the Juventus stadium in Turin. Picture: AFP. BENGALURU – Defender Dani Alves has confirmed that he has left Serie A champions Juventus after one season in Italy, with Manchester…

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FROOME STILL TIPPED TO BE TOUR’S HOTTEST RIDER

FROOME STILL TIPPED TO BE TOUR'S HOTTEST RIDER

FROOME STILL TIPPED TO BE TOUR’S HOTTEST RIDER FROOME STILL : Chris Froome’s main rivals all seem short of the combination of ingredients needed to unsettle Froome’s Team Sky machine. DUESSELDORF, GERMANY – Chris Froome may look far from his best and might say this year’s route does him no favours, but the Briton is the overwhelming favourite to win his fourth Tour de France crown next month. His main rivals – an ageing Alberto Contador, a too-cautious Nairo Quintana and an unreliable Richie Porte – all seem short of the combination…

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Kidambi Srikanth beats Olympic champion Chen Long for fourth Super Series title

Kidambi Srikanth beats Olympic champion Chen Long for fourth Super Series title

Kidambi Srikanth beats Olympic champion Chen Long for fourth Super Series title Kidambi Srikanth continued his impressive run of form by winning the Australian Open Super Series – his fourth Super Series title and second in two weeks while playing his third final in a row. He beat Chen Long 22-20, 21-16 in 45 minutes. Kidambi Srikanth has been on a roll off late. He has beaten the World No 1 Son Wan Ho twice in as many weeks, he has beaten the Chinese top-ranked shuttler Shi Yuqi twice as well.…

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3rd Test: Pakistan farewell Misbah, Younis with dramatic win against West Indies

3rd Test: Pakistan farewell Misbah, Younis with dramatic win against West Indies

3rd Test: Pakistan farewell Misbah, Younis with dramatic win against West Indies HIGHLIGHTS Pakistan won the match by 101 runs to seal the series 2-1. Younis leaves as Pakistan’s most prolific batsman, with 10,099 Test runs. Misbah retires without having captained his team in his own country. Pakistan :Younis Khan and Misbah-ul-Haq celebrate with the series trophy. (AFP Photo) Pakistan clinched their first ever series win in the Caribbean when they beat West Indies in a thrilling finish to the third Test in Dominica on Sunday, giving Younis Khan and…

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Laura Muir and Robbie Grabarz empty-handed on rare off-night for GB: Rio Olympics athletics

Laura Muir and Robbie Grabarz empty-handed on rare off-night for GB: Rio Olympics athletics

Laura Muir and Robbie Grabarz empty-handed on rare off-night for GB: Rio Olympics athletics Laura Muir admitted she paid the price for going for gold as her 1500 metres hopes were dashed on a night of disappointment for Great Britain’s athletes at the Rio Olympics. The Scot broke Kelly Holmes’ British record last month, but had to settle for seventh place here as she tried to go with Kenya’s Faith Kipyegon and Ethiopia’s world record holder Genzebe Dibaba when they broke away, only to be swallowed up by the field…

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The Sexiest Female Sports Reporters of All Time

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The Sexiest Female Sports Reporters of All Time Sexiest : The hottest female sports reporters cover everything from pro sports like NFL football and major league baseball to college games. Many of the women on this list got their start on the sidelines in college. Their hotness, combined with a great knowledge of sports helped them soar in the business and today, they grace our televisions often, helping us better understand the games. From Erin Andrews and Jenn Brown of ESPN to Jennifer Hale and Lindsay Soto of the NFL…

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