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PARIS (Reuters) – It is the game which could easily have been the final of the Women’s World Cup — the defending champions and favorites, the United States, against hosts France, seeking their first title. FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football – Women’s World Cup – Round of 16 – Spain v United States – Stade Auguste-Delaune,
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Nick Markakis hit a three-run homer, Brian McCann had a solo shot, and the Atlanta Braves held on for a 5-3 win over the host Chicago Cubs on Wednesday night. Jun 26, 2019; Chicago, IL, USA; Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Dallas Keuchel (60) delivers during the first inning against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field.
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LONDON (Reuters) – Rafa Nadal received a degree of sympathy this week when he questioned a Wimbledon seedings formula that relegated him down to third in this year’s draw despite a world ranking of two. FILE PHOTO: Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain – July 14, 2018 Spain’s
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The FIFA World Cup Trophy is seen during a welcoming ceremony upon its arrival in Moscow, Russia June 3, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australia has held discussions with Indonesia about making a joint bid for the 2034 FIFA World Cup, Football Federation Australia (FFA) said on Thursday. “Football Federation Australia confirms it has
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LONDON (Reuters) – Perhaps, in years to come, tennis fans will yearn for the days of “characters like Nick Kyrgios”, just as they do for John McEnroe, the one-time Superbrat everyone loved to hate who is now embraced as a lovable rogue from the golden age. FILE PHOTO: Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Lawn
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Jun 26, 2019; Anaheim, CA, USA; Los Angeles Angels designated hitter Shohei Ohtani (17) stands at first base after a single during the first inning against the Cinncinati Reds at Angel Stadium of Anaheim. Mandatory Credit: Kelvin Kuo-USA TODAY Sports Los Angeles Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani was finally back on the mound Wednesday —
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(Reuters) – Three former world number ones reached the quarter-finals of the Eastbourne championships but a fourth, defending champion Caroline Wozniacki, fell short as she was beaten by eighth seed Aryna Sabalenka on Wednesday. Tennis – WTA Premier – Eastbourne International – Devonshire Park, Eastbourne, Britain – June 25, 2019 Germany’s Angelique Kerber in action
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FILE PHOTO: Apr 9, 2019; Detroit, MI, USA; Memphis Grizzlies guard Delon Wright (2) dribbles the ball as Detroit Pistons guard Bruce Brown (6) defends during the first quarter at Little Caesars Arena. Mandatory Credit: Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports The Memphis Grizzlies made point guard Delon Wright a restricted free agent by extending a qualifying
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FILE PHOTO: Feb 11, 2019; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Brooklyn Nets forward Allen Crabbe (33) shoots for a basket over Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard (2) in the second half at Scotiabank Arena. Mandatory Credit: Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports Atlanta Hawks guard Allen Crabbe was arrested on a charge of driving under the influence Tuesday on
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