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LONDON (Reuters) – Garbine Muguruza’s Wimbledon title defense was hijacked by Alison van Uytvanck as the little-known Belgian produced a fearless brand of hard-hitting tennis to topple the champion with a 5-7 6-2 6-1 victory in the second round on Thursday. Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain –
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(Reuters) – In a World Cup brimming with upsets, Nike Inc (NKE.N) looks on track to defeat soccer juggernaut and archrival Adidas AG (ADSGn.DE) in the closely watched jersey sponsorship battle. France team soccer jerseys are displayed in a Nike sporting goods store in Marseille, France, June 8, 2018. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier The two brands both
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(Reuters) – Real Madrid have denied a report that they have offered a world-record 310 million euros ($360.59 million) for Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) forward Neymar. Soccer Football – World Cup – Round of 16 – Brazil vs Mexico – Samara Arena, Samara, Russia – July 2, 2018 Brazil’s Neymar during the match REUTERS/Michael Dalder Spanish
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ST PETERSBURG (Reuters) – Switzerland draw strength from the cultural diversity in their squad and welcome any talk from their opponents of them being one of the weaker teams in the World Cup, their coach Vladimir Petkovic said on Monday. Soccer Football – World Cup – Switzerland Training – Saint Petersburg Stadium, Saint Petersburg, Russia
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(Reuters) – Three-time NBA champion LeBron James bid farewell to Cleveland on Sunday after agreeing to a four-year $154 million contract with the Los Angeles Lakers. FILE PHOTO: Jun 6, 2018; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) shoots the ball against Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) in game three of
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LONDON (Reuters) – Ukraine’s Alexandr Dolgopolov became the latest player to withdraw from Wimbledon on Saturday, citing a wrist injury. FILE PHOTO: Tennis – ATP World Tour Masters 1000 – Italian Open – Foro Italico, Rome, Italy – May 14, 2018 Ukraine’s Alexandr Dolgopolov in action during his first round match against Serbia’s Novak Djokovic
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Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge said the team will consider any possible trade scenarios to improve this offseason, but also added that any blockbuster-type of trade is “unlikely.” Boston Celtics President of Basketball Operations Danny Ainge (R) speaks during a news conference to introduce Keith Bogans (L), MarShon Brooks (2nd L), and
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MOSCOW (Reuters) – A World Cup last 16 match between Spain against Russia would have seemed like a woeful mismatch a month ago but Sunday’s game in Moscow is now much more difficult to call thanks to the 2010 winners’ underwhelming campaign and the hosts’ blistering start. Soccer Football – World Cup – Russia Training
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(Reuters) – Pragmatic, difficult to beat, spearheaded by talismanic forwards and led by veteran, battle-hardened coaches — few teams have as much in common with each other as Uruguay and Portugal who meet in a World Cup round of 16 tie on Saturday. Soccer Football – World Cup – Uruguay Training – Sports Centre Borsky,
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