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Dominic Thiem upsets Roger Federer in straight sets in ATP Finals

Dominic Thiem won 7-5, 7-5 against Roger Federer in their opening game in London while Novak Djokovic defeated Matteo Berrettini 6-2, 6-1 at the ATP Finals Novak Djokovic does not expect Roger Federer to be scarred by the trauma of losing to him in the longest Wimbledon final of them all when they meet for […]

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Bulgaria ordered to play one game behind closed doors over racism

Bulgaria have been ordered by Uefa to play their next competitive home game behind closed doors after the racist chanting which marred the Euro 2020 qualifier with England Bulgaria have been ordered by Uefa to play their next competitive home game behind closed doors, with a further match suspended for two years after the racist […]

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The ‘woke’ NBA is a reminder: corporations put profits before free speech | Bhaskar Sunkara

Rockets GM Daryl Morey might be fired for speaking his mind. Thats the case for workers in every industry in America Worker speaks freely. Employer gets mad at what the worker has to say. Worker gets fired. Its a common story in the United States, a proud capitalist democracy (capitalist first, democracy second). We might […]

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Gareth Bale says he is very happy to be called the golfer at Real Madrid

Gareth Bale has defended his passion for golf after being photographed playing while Real Madrid were at a pre-season tournament Gareth Bale has admitted he is more than happy to be nicknamed the golfer at Real Madrid, following a comment Thibaut Courtois made about him this year, and has defended his passion for the sport […]

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Concerns rise with Tokyo heat after rowers treated at Olympic test event

Three rowers, including a British competitor, were treated for apparent heat exhaustion and several others appeared to be unsteady on their feet during an Olympic test event Three rowers, including a British competitor, were treated for apparent heat exhaustion and several others appeared to be unsteady on their feet during an Olympic test event in […]

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Angelique Kerbers title defence ends but Serena Williams rallies to victory

The defending champion, Angelique Kerber, was beaten 2-6, 6-2, 6-1 by Lauren Davis, but Serena Williams recovered from losing the first set to see off Kaja Juvan 2-6, 6-2, 6-4 It is well over two decades since any woman other than Serena Williams and Venus Williams successfully defended the womens title at Wimbledon. Angelique Kerber, […]

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The Toronto Raptors win Canada’s first NBA championship

(CNN)The Toronto Raptors became the 2019 NBA champions Thursday night, and they are the first team outside the US to do it. Raptors point-guard Kyle Lowry and forward Pascal Siakam put up spectacular performances as well, each with 26 points. View this post on Instagram

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Stina Blackstenius sends Sweden past Germany and into World Cup semi-final

Sweden came from behind to shock the two-time Womens World Cup champions 2-1 and set up a semi-final with the Netherlands Sweden will face Netherlands for a place in the World Cup final after a stunning victory over Germany in the blistering heat of Roazhon Park. Germany went in to the quarter-final as favourites, having […]

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Golden State’s error-strewn opener is bearable, but Game 2 now means everything

The Warriors wont panic after the Raptors emotional opening salvo. That Toronto showed it could win without Kawhi carrying the team, however, could prove ominous Game 1 of the NBA finals was hardly the best litmus test for this series. It was the Raptors first finals appearance in franchise history. Scotiabank Arena was going bonkers. […]

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Do the US need to win the World Cup to secure their fight for equal pay?

The World Cup and an ongoing gender discrimination lawsuit against the US Soccer Federation will coalesce into a summer of the highest stakes for the USWNT When the US womens national team takes the field in France in June, they will be fighting for their football lives on the worlds biggest stage. But off the […]

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