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The big-serving American will face Alexander Zverev on Friday afternoon in Group Guga Kuerten and, with the round-robin format, he still has a chance of reaching the semi-finals of the competition. "I think it's not sustainable". Zverev is obviously the leader. "I'll see them in a few weeks when I finish up my season". Tennis's world governing body the ITF was given the green light in August to launch a new Davis Cup format next year, culminating in an 18-nation finals week to be held at ...
  • India vs West Indies, 1st T20I

    India vs West Indies, 1st T20I

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    The Kolkata Knight Riders all-rounder was conspicuous by his absence as a 13-member West Indies squad led by Carlos Brathwaite sweated it out under lights this evening. Preview: The "end of Dhoni era" notion has been dismissed unequivocally but then India , for the first time, will still be without the figure with a monumental body of work when they face West Indies in the opening T20 International Sunday.
  • Malcolm Speed wants Mark Taylor to replace David Peever as CA chairman

    Malcolm Speed wants Mark Taylor to replace David Peever as CA chairman

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    The Australian Cricketers" Association has threatened "relentless' action if Steve Smith , David Warner and Cameron Bancroft's bans for ball tampering are not lifted immediately. The report found that CA is perceived to be "arrogant and controlling", the consensus being that the organisation does not live up to its values, further accusing CA of not handling situations which go against them well by reverting to "bullying tactics or worse, ostracising".
  • Avilius in order for Cup after Cox Plate

    Avilius in order for Cup after Cox Plate

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    Waller was lost for words after Winx re-wrote the history books in front of the world stage. But those figures, impressive as they are do not convey the scale of the impact the Chris Waller trained mare has had on Australia, a nation that prides itself on sporting excellence and has traditionally been defined...
  • India 321/6 in 50 overs, Kohli 157

    India 321/6 in 50 overs, Kohli 157

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    In 2013 tour of India, Windies played their 2nd ODI at this venue of Vizag. India's Umesh Yadav , right, attempts to run-out West Indies' Ashley Nurse, left, in a tense finish to the second ODI. "Shai Hope is a young talent and he played a magnificent knock". The 28-year-old, who returned to the ODI fold after a year, has been dropped after a less-than-impressive performance in the first two matches, where he picked up just three wickets at an expensive economy rate of 7.
  • Still fuming, Harbaugh unloads on Dantonio, Michigan State

    Still fuming, Harbaugh unloads on Dantonio, Michigan State

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    They're continuing to improve each week even though star defensive end and National Football League prospect, Rashan Gary has missed three straight games. Purdue is just one-half game out of the Big Ten West lead. Hours later, Michigan State responded with a statement . The line was set at 65.5. It was still holding strong after three quarters at 21-6.
  • Madrid players behind Lopetegui after calls for change

    Madrid players behind Lopetegui after calls for change

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    Alba played under Lopetegui for Spain before the coach was sensationally sacked shortly before the start of the World Cup following the announcement he was to take charge of Madrid after the tournament in Russian Federation. "If you are looking for a dejected coach, don't coming look here". It belongs to all of us, not just the coach. "We can still reverse this situation, which we know is not an ideal one".
  • Russian fans injured after escalator collapse

    Russian fans injured after escalator collapse

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    CSKA Moscow is due to play against AS Roma in the Champions League later on Tuesday and hundreds of its supporters were on the move to reach the Olympic stadium. La Repubblica website said the accident may have been caused by singing and chanting fans jumping up and down on it. Sky Italia ( via the UK's Daily Mirror ) reports that the injured fans were from Russian Federation.
  • Cowboys trading for Raiders WR Amari Cooper

    Cowboys trading for Raiders WR Amari Cooper

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    Cooper has 22 receptions and 280 yards in six games this season, though the vast majority of that production came in just two games (10 catches for 116 yards against the Broncos and eight catches for 128 yards and a touchdown against the Browns).
  • Liverpool star Mane undergoes hand surgery

    Liverpool star Mane undergoes hand surgery

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    However, doubts persist over the fitness of James Milner , Sadio Mané and Naby Keïta with the latter having suffered a hamstring injury on Tuesday. The same article states that Jurgen Klopp is well aware of what Demirbay could bring to the Liverpool FC team following his stint alongside the German head coach at Borussia Dortmund.
  • Canelo Alvarez Inks Massive $365 Million Five-Year DAZN Deal

    Canelo Alvarez Inks Massive $365 Million Five-Year DAZN Deal

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    According to ESPN , the agreement represents the richest athlete contract in sports history, eclipsing the US$325 million deal signed by Giancarlo Stanton in 2014 with Major League Baseball's (MLB) Miami Marlins. It cost $84.95 to be seen in high definition. Alvarez said he has confidence DAZN will succeed. "Being part of this historic deal will require me to prepare myself even more and offer fans even better performances".
  • Federer not disappointed post final defeat

    Federer not disappointed post final defeat

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    With the win, Djokovic replaces Roger Federer as world No.2. Serbia's Djokovic broke the 19th-ranked Coric - his good friend and sometime-training partner - in the sixth game of the first set on the way to another no-nonsense victory.
  • Chiefs come up short against Patriots

    Chiefs come up short against Patriots

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    The Chiefs didn't have a lot of things going for them in this game, so to come away with a three-point defeat isn't the most back-breaking feeling in the world. Brady and the Patriots got it done, though Mahomes made them work for it. Brady beat Mahomes in the end. "If you want to get to where you want to get to, you have to win games that are going to be tight - and they're going to be against really good opponents".
  • EPL: Sanchez to get new role at Man Utd

    EPL: Sanchez to get new role at Man Utd

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    Pogba is probably of more long-term use to United - he is an elite player, after all - but it never looks good when a player is backed over the manager. Pogba insists he is the ideal go-between for the older players and younger members of Didier Deschamps' squad. " You don't have to be captain in order to speak, a leader is not someone who has the armband ".
  • Aaron Ramsey confirms he will remain at Arsenal until his contract expires

    Aaron Ramsey confirms he will remain at Arsenal until his contract expires

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    Ramsey's contract was the biggest issue with Arsenal this season. Ramsey has become the latest big-name player who has let their contract run down at Arsenal in order to secure a well-paid move to a rival club. It is believed Arsenal's contract withdrawal came in conjunction with Emery's assessment of the player, and an unwillingness to meet the Welshman's increased wage demands.
  • Hafeez, Imam help Pakistan to bright start against Australia

    Hafeez, Imam help Pakistan to bright start against Australia

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    Usman Khawaja completed his first century in Asia as Australia foiled Pakistan's hopes of winning the first Test on a gripping day five in Dubai. Khawaja had added an invaluable 132 runs for the fourth wicket with Travis Head (72) as Pakistan failed to get a single wicket in the first session after Australia resumed at 136-3.
  • Keep Jimmy Butler away from the Lakers

    Keep Jimmy Butler away from the Lakers

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    Was I brutally honest? Yes. The Timberwolves had canceled Thursday's practice after Wednesday's heated scene. Not only that, he also reportedly played with the third-teamers and beat the Wolves starters in a scrimmage, which probably didn't go over well with his teammates.
  • Liverpool and United in transfer fight for Ramsey

    Liverpool and United in transfer fight for Ramsey

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    Both players scored a goal and had an assist off the bench - the first time in Premier League history two subs have achieved that feat in the same game for the same team. The England worldwide made the switch from the Emirates Stadium to Anfield previous year in what turned out to be an excellent move for the player, and former team-mate Aaron Ramsey could be set to tread the same path.
  • Racing NSW Has Suspended Everest Bets Until This Evening

    Racing NSW Has Suspended Everest Bets Until This Evening

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    Hundreds of protesters shine torches on Sydney Opera House in opposition to controversial advertising for a horse race. The government sparked outrage by overturning the decision of Opera House management, which had rejected the promotion of the race on the grounds that it breached its guidelines.
  • Japanese GP Q3 tactics shows Mercedes is best team - Hamilton

    Japanese GP Q3 tactics shows Mercedes is best team - Hamilton

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    Hamilton, who claimed the 80th pole of his career, will be bidding for his fifth Japanese Grand Prix victory in Sunday's race. Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel , the Briton's closest rival, finished only sixth after an early collision with Red Bull's Max Verstappen left the German fighting back from 19th place in a damaged vehicle.
  • West Indies all out for 181, India enforce Follow-on

    West Indies all out for 181, India enforce Follow-on

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    India captain Virat Kohli and Windies' stand in skipper Kraigg Braithwaite. And the spin department is set to be taken care of by the seasoned Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja. "I can't think what would have happened if I hadn't hit the stumps, but then I threw it and luckily it hit the stumps". RAJKOT: Indian cricket has a new star after Prithvi Shaw became the country's youngest batsman to score a century on debut during Thursday's Test against the West Indies .
  • Messi benched as Bilbao hold Barcelona

    Messi benched as Bilbao hold Barcelona

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    Leganes goalkeeper Ivan Cuellar pulled off a stunning double save to thwart Coutinho and Ivan Rakitic from close range in the closing minutes while Sergi Roberto skied a good opportunity as the unfancied hosts held on to record their first top-flight win over Barcelona .
  • Instant Reaction from Ohio State's 27-26 Win at Penn State

    Instant Reaction from Ohio State's 27-26 Win at Penn State

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    The Buckeyes answered quickly when Haskins connected with Binjimen Victor for a 47-yard touchdown pass that cut it to 26-21 with 6:42 to go. Ultimately, the Buckeyes have more speed and talent all around than Penn State in my opinion. Penn State has hovered around its preseason ranking of No. 10 for the majority of this season, but fell to a season-low No. 13 ranking in week two.
  • Europe lead 10-6 as Fleetwood, Molinari stay flawless amid United States fightback

    Europe lead 10-6 as Fleetwood, Molinari stay flawless amid United States fightback

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    Phil Mickelson didn't even play. Molinari doesn't normally show much emotion on the golf course but even he found himself caught up in the occasion, cupping his ear to try and raise the noise level in the crowd at one point. You wouldn't have known any of this was happening if you just watched Woods play this weekend, though. US captain Jim Furyk chose not to disrupt his pairings from Friday, altering only the golfers' order of play, and Team Europe continued its dominance in the early ...
  • Jose Mourinho tells Paul Pogba: 'You will never be captain again'

    Jose Mourinho tells Paul Pogba: 'You will never be captain again'

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    Woodward has also come under fire after overseeing a summer transfer window during which United spent £68m to sign Fred, Diogo Dalot and Lee Grant. Pogba helps lead France to the World Cup title, turning in a fantastic performance in the final, which included him scoring the eventual game-winning goal in a 4-2 win over Croatia.