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LONDON (Reuters) – Jelena Ostapenko became the first Latvian to reach the Wimbledon singles semi-finals when she subdued Slovakia’s Dominika Cibulkova 7-5 6-4 on Tuesday. Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain – July 10, 2018 Latvia’s Jelena Ostapenko celebrates winning her quarter final match against Slovakia’s Dominika Cibulkova
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The sale of the Carolina Panthers from founder Jerry Richardson to new owner David Tepper is complete, the team announced on Monday. David Tepper, founder of Apploosa Management, speaks during the Sohn Investment Conference in New York May 4, 2015. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Tepper, 60, was approved unanimously as the team’s new owner at the league’s
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LONDON (Reuters) – Novak Djokovic was kept waiting in the wings till after 7pm local time before he could start swinging his racket against Russia’s Karen Khachanov at Wimbledon on Monday. Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain – July 9, 2018 Serbia’s Novak Djokovic celebrates winning the fourth
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LONDON (Reuters) – Dominika Cibulkova reached the Wimbledon quarter-finals for the third time but made few friends around Court 18 as she beat Taiwan’s Hsieh Su-wei in controversial circumstances on Monday. Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain – July 9, 2018 Slovakia’s Dominika Cibulkova celebrates winning the fourth
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The world’s best overall women’s ski racer Mikaela Shiffrin, who for the second successive year was the highest paid athlete in the sport, said Alpine skiing can serve as a model for equal pay. FILE PHOTO – Alpine Skiing – Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics – Women’s Alpine Combined – Jeongseon Alpine
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Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue had a brief chat with Los Angeles Lakers coach Luke Walton during summer league action in Las Vegas on Saturday and plans to have dinner with him soon, according to the Los Angeles Times. Jun 8, 2018; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue speaks to the media
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LONDON (Reuters) – Serena Williams was considered a ‘dangerous floater’ a week ago, but halfway through Wimbledon the American now looks favorite to win an eighth, and perhaps most special, title. FILE PHOTO: Jul 6, 2018; London, United Kingdom; Serena Williams (USA) celebrates match point during her match against Kristina Mladenovic (FRA) on day five
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SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) – Croatia finally ended Russia’s unlikely World Cup dream when they won 4-3 on penalties to eliminate the gallant hosts in a dramatic quarter-final which ended 2-2 after extra time on Saturday. Soccer Football – World Cup – Quarter Final – Russia vs Croatia – Fisht Stadium, Sochi, Russia – July 7,
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LONDON (Reuters) – Former runner-up Milos Raonic returned to finish off Austrian qualifier Dennis Novak and book his place in the fourth round of Wimbledon on Saturday. Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain – July 7, 2018 Canada’s Milos Raonic celebrates winning his third round match against Austria’s
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New York Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejia has been conditionally reinstated for the 2019 season, MLB commissioner Rob Manfred announced Friday. Former Major League Baseball pitcher Jenrry Mejia (R) speaks during a news conference to address his three failed doping tests and lifetime ban, in the Queens borough of New York March 11, 2016. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
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KAZAN, Russia (Reuters) – Belgium struck early and then held off a late Brazil fightback to send the five-times champions tumbling out of the World Cup at the quarter-final stage with a 2-1 victory in an end-to-end thriller on Friday. A Fernandinho own goal and brilliant Kevin De Bruyne strike, after Thiago Silva had hit
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LONDON (Reuters) – The Wimbledon men’s singles final should start earlier to avoid clashing with the World Cup final, according to Mats Wilander who will be supporting his native Sweden against England in Saturday’s quarter-final showdown. Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain – July 5, 2018. Doubles matches
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The San Francisco Giants activated right-hander Johnny Cueto off the 60-day disabled list to start Thursday’s game against the St. Louis Cardinals. Aug 19, 2016; San Francisco, CA, USA; San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Johnny Cueto (47) throws to the New York Mets in the second inning of their MLB baseball game at AT&T Park.
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LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) – American Noah Lyles equaled the year’s best 200 meters time when he stormed home in 19.69 seconds at the Lausanne Diamond League meeting on Thursday. Athletics – Diamond League – Pontaise Stadium, Lausanne, Switzerland – July 5, 2018 Noah Lyles of the U.S. celebrates winning the Men’s 200m REUTERS/Denis Balibouse Lyles,
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