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Rapid-Fire Win For Radwanska At Tianjin Open

BEIJING ― Top seed Agnieszka Radwanska enjoyed a rapid win in the WTA Tianjin Open second round today, demolishing her opponent Evgeniya Rodina 6-1, 6-1.

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Lee Westwood Dreams Of Captaining Europe In 2020 Ryder Cup

LONDON ― Lee Westwood endured the least productive Ryder Cup of his 10-match career two weeks ago but it has not diluted the veteran campaigner's dreams of captaining Europe in the biennial event in 2020.

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Dustin Johnson Named Player Of The Year After Breakthrough Season

NEW YORK ― American Dustin Johnson was named the PGA Tour's Player of the Year yesterday after a sensational 2015-16 season in which he celebrated his breakthrough victory in a major championship.

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Top-Four Comeback Tough For Federer, Warns Wawrinka

SHANGHAI ― Roger Federer won't find it easy to get back to the top of tennis as he battles to recover from his biggest injury yet, fellow Swiss Stan Wawrinka warned today.

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Nadal, Nishikori Headline Fast4 Exhibition In Sydney

SYDNEY ― Fourteen-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal will team up with Japan's Kei Nishikori in a Fast4 exhibition in Sydney in January against Australia's Nick Kyrgios and Bernard Tomic, organisers said today.

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Liverpool Boss Jurgen Klopp: Why I’m Excited About The Man Utd Showdown

JURGEN KLOPP is desperate for Liverpool to recreate their Europa League memories against Manchester United last season once again on Monday night.

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[Video] Pope Francis' Football Match For Peace Not So Peaceful After Maradona’s Outburst

Pope Francis' Match for 'Peace and Solidarity’ Wednesday night turned out quite the opposite, as former Argentine legendary number 10 Diego Maradona got into a scuffle with Juan Sebastian Veron.

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48-Team World Cup Faces Test At Fifa Meet

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LAUSANNE: Fifa president Gianni Infantino's (pix) plan to expand the World Cup faces a key test from Thursday at a meeting of world football's top executives.

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McClaren Back For Second Spell As Derby Boss [VIDEO]

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LONDON: Former England boss Steve McClaren returned for a second spell as manager of Championship side Derby County on Wednesday, less than 18 months after leaving the second-tier club.

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Marquez Gets First Shot At Title In Japan

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TOKYO: Honda’s Marc Marquez gets his first chance to seal this year’s MotoGP world championship on Sunday in Japan.

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