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Sakkari stuns reigning champ Swiatek to become first Greek woman to reach Grand Slam semi
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Sakkari stuns reigning champ Swiatek to become first Greek woman to reach Grand Slam semi

Jun 9th 2021, 4:55 PM 2,661 Views 0 Comments

For the first time in the Open era, the French Open semi-finals will feature four women who have never previously gotten this far at the Slams.

'Being in Ireland, I understand' - Boks coach Nienaber sympathises with players over fire pit accident
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'Being in Ireland, I understand' - Boks coach Nienaber sympathises with players over fire pit accident

Jun 9th 2021, 4:33 PM 11,473 Views 10 Comments

‘Everybody does it like that over there and accidents happen,’ said the former Munster defence coach, who lived in Ireland between 2016 and 2017.

Belarus government accused of mounting misinformation attacks on journalist
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Belarus government accused of mounting misinformation attacks on journalist

Jun 9th 2021, 9:48 AM 11,128 Views 10 Comments

An online campaign launched against Belarussian journalist, Roman Protasevich, alleges he has ties to Neo-Nazi groups.

Denver Nuggets star Nikola Jokic named runaway winner of 2021 NBA MVP
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# The MVP

Denver Nuggets star Nikola Jokic named runaway winner of 2021 NBA MVP

Jun 9th 2021, 9:03 AM 3,429 Views 1 Comment

Serbian centre is the lowest draft pick ever to win the MVP award.

Pádraig Harrington misses out by a shot in US Open qualifying bid
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# Torrey Pines

Pádraig Harrington misses out by a shot in US Open qualifying bid

Jun 9th 2021, 8:52 AM 4,619 Views 4 Comments

Rickie Fowler and Keegan Bradley were among the other big names to miss out on Torrey Pines.

Brazil's players say they are 'against Copa America' - but won't boycott tournament
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Brazil's players say they are 'against Copa America' - but won't boycott tournament

Jun 9th 2021, 8:28 AM 4,917 Views 0 Comments

Tournament is being hosted in Brazil in a last-minute, pandemic-defying switch from Argentina.

Australian Prime Minister presses G7 on trade reform to rein in China
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Australian Prime Minister presses G7 on trade reform to rein in China

Jun 9th 2021, 8:12 AM 10,985 Views 20 Comments

Morrison made his comments ahead of a meeting later today in Britain among the world’s richest countries.

France begins reopening of society as the country eases Covid restrictions
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France begins reopening of society as the country eases Covid restrictions

Jun 9th 2021, 7:42 AM 13,189 Views 19 Comments

Residents of France will be able to stay out later and will also be able to sit inside cafes and restaurants.

Two more potential Ortega challengers detained in Nicaragua
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Two more potential Ortega challengers detained in Nicaragua

Jun 9th 2021, 7:32 AM 6,149 Views 0 Comments

This is the fourth potential presidential candidate to be arrested ahead of elections this year.

France's win over Bulgaria marred by Karim Benzema injury
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France's win over Bulgaria marred by Karim Benzema injury

Jun 9th 2021, 12:58 AM 6,534 Views 1 Comment

The Real Madrid striker was taken off in the 39th minute.

Two-time major winner Angel Cabrera extradited to Argentina to face domestic violence charges
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# Foz Do Iguacu

Two-time major winner Angel Cabrera extradited to Argentina to face domestic violence charges

Jun 8th 2021, 9:28 PM 7,446 Views 0 Comments

The 51-year-old was arrested in Rio de Janeiro in January at the request of his home country.

Two people detained after French President Emmanuel Macron slapped across face
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Two people detained after French President Emmanuel Macron slapped across face

Updated Jun 8th 2021, 9:06 PM 48,390 Views 64 Comments

Macron shrugged off the incident as “isolated”.

Two Swedish players, including Juve star, test positive for Covid-19 ahead of Euros opener with Spain
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Two Swedish players, including Juve star, test positive for Covid-19 ahead of Euros opener with Spain

Jun 8th 2021, 8:54 PM 6,120 Views 0 Comments

Unlike their Spanish opponents, the Swedish team will not be vaccinated ahead of the tournament.

Chelsea goalkeeper among 6 players in Spain's Covid back-ups
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# Held In Reserve

Chelsea goalkeeper among 6 players in Spain's Covid back-ups

Jun 8th 2021, 4:40 PM 7,974 Views 1 Comment

Kepa Arrizabalaga has been added to the standby list for Euro 2020 after captain Sergio Busquets tested positive for Covid-19 last week.

War crime judges uphold life sentence for 'Butcher of Bosnia' Mladic
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War crime judges uphold life sentence for 'Butcher of Bosnia' Mladic

Jun 8th 2021, 3:53 PM 8,676 Views 7 Comments

The UN tribunal in The Hague rejected Ratko Mladic’s appeal against his 2017 life sentence.

Stuttgart reveal striker has been playing under a false identity
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Stuttgart reveal striker has been playing under a false identity

Jun 8th 2021, 2:31 PM 12,666 Views 3 Comments

Silas Katompa Mvumpa scored 13 goals last season to help the Bundesliga side to a mid-table finish.

UK press hypes 'sausage trade war' with EU over Northern Ireland checks on chilled meats
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UK press hypes 'sausage trade war' with EU over Northern Ireland checks on chilled meats

Jun 8th 2021, 12:25 PM 19,385 Views 26 Comments

The EU has warned it will “react swiftly” if the UK acts unilaterally again in relation to the NI Protocol.

Indigenous AFL great Goodes declines hall of fame invite
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# Hof

Indigenous AFL great Goodes declines hall of fame invite

Jun 8th 2021, 8:18 AM 11,752 Views 6 Comments

The Aussie Rules icon was booed by fans in the final years of his career.

Nets clobber Bucks without Harden, take 2-0 series lead
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Nets clobber Bucks without Harden, take 2-0 series lead

Jun 8th 2021, 7:51 AM 3,220 Views 4 Comments

The series now switches to Milwaukee for game three on Thursday.

US recovers over half of ransom paid to pipeline hackers
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# Darkside

US recovers over half of ransom paid to pipeline hackers

Jun 8th 2021, 7:02 AM 28,683 Views 7 Comments

The cyberattack caused short-term fuel shortages and drew attention to the broader threat that of the burgeoning ransomware industry.

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Müller scores first international goal in two years as Germany thrash Latvia 7-1

Jun 7th 2021, 10:19 PM 4,545 Views 2 Comments

Premier League stars Ilkay Gundogan and Timo Werner also found the net.

Djokovic avoids upset against teenager Musetti while Nadal cruises past Sinner
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Djokovic avoids upset against teenager Musetti while Nadal cruises past Sinner

Updated Jun 7th 2021, 9:46 PM 3,365 Views 1 Comment

Italian Musetti won the first two sets but ran out of energy as Djokovic stormed back to reach his 15th quarter-final at the French Open.

France captain Ollivon set for long-term absence after serious knee injury
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# Setback

France captain Ollivon set for long-term absence after serious knee injury

Jun 7th 2021, 6:22 PM 5,893 Views 2 Comments

The injury could leave the 28-year-old sidelined for up to nine months.

French Open quarter-finalist 'locked herself away, cried' before match
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# Struggles

French Open quarter-finalist 'locked herself away, cried' before match

Jun 7th 2021, 3:44 PM 6,577 Views 1 Comment

Barbora Krejcikova, ranked 33 in the world, defeated America’s Sloane Stephens, the 2018 runner-up in Paris.

Naomi Osaka pulls out of Berlin tournament, organisers confirm
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# Taking A Break

Naomi Osaka pulls out of Berlin tournament, organisers confirm

Jun 7th 2021, 3:32 PM 4,468 Views 3 Comments

The four-time Grand Slam winner has been in the spotlight since withdrawing from the French Open.

French regulator fines Google €220m for favouring ads for own services at expense of rivals
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French regulator fines Google €220m for favouring ads for own services at expense of rivals

Jun 7th 2021, 3:19 PM 11,118 Views 6 Comments

The penalty is part of a settlement reached after three media groups accused Google in 2019 of abusing a dominant market position.

Clippers win game seven to eliminate 46-point Doncic and Mavs
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Clippers win game seven to eliminate 46-point Doncic and Mavs

Jun 7th 2021, 12:31 PM 2,243 Views 2 Comments

Kawhi Leonard finished with 28 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists.

Philippine teenager triumphs in US Open
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Philippine teenager triumphs in US Open

Jun 7th 2021, 10:10 AM 4,605 Views 0 Comments

Yuka Saso birdied the third playoff hole to beat Japan’s Nasa Hataoka.

Cantlay beats Morikawa in playoff to win PGA Memorial
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# Success

Cantlay beats Morikawa in playoff to win PGA Memorial

Jun 7th 2021, 9:32 AM 3,552 Views 3 Comments

Rory McIlroy, meanwhile, finished tied for 18th on one under, while Shane Lowry had a better weekend, coming joint sixth on six under.

Ukraine's newly unveiled Euros kit sparks fury in Moscow
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Ukraine's newly unveiled Euros kit sparks fury in Moscow

Jun 6th 2021, 11:06 PM 122,292 Views 37 Comments

Ukraine’s jerseys feature a map of Ukraine including Russian-annexed Crimea as well as nationalist slogans.

Titans land star receiver Julio Jones in NFL trade with Falcons
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Titans land star receiver Julio Jones in NFL trade with Falcons

Jun 6th 2021, 8:24 PM 4,602 Views 2 Comments

Jones had asked to be traded.

Serena Williams knocked out of French Open by Rybakina as quest for 24th Slam goes on
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# Tennis

Serena Williams knocked out of French Open by Rybakina as quest for 24th Slam goes on

Jun 6th 2021, 8:20 PM 4,655 Views 3 Comments

Williams took the positives after a 6-3 7-5 defeat to Elena Rybakina.

At least 16 dead and a quarter of a million homeless after floods and mudslides in Sri Lanka
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At least 16 dead and a quarter of a million homeless after floods and mudslides in Sri Lanka

Updated Jun 6th 2021, 7:42 PM 16,090 Views 6 Comments

There were heavy downpours in ten out of the country’s 25 districts.

Roger Federer pulls out of French Open after advancing to last 16
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Roger Federer pulls out of French Open after advancing to last 16

Updated Jun 6th 2021, 4:01 PM 59,052 Views 10 Comments

‘It’s important that I listen to my body and make sure I don’t push myself too quickly on my road to recovery.’

Polls open in Germany as right wing anti-migrant party looks set to make gains
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Polls open in Germany as right wing anti-migrant party looks set to make gains

Jun 6th 2021, 12:06 PM 20,312 Views 18 Comments

The far-right anti-immigration AfD looks set to make gains on Merkel’s CDU party.

Bogey-free round gives Lexi Thompson the lead at US Women's Open
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# Update

Bogey-free round gives Lexi Thompson the lead at US Women's Open

Jun 6th 2021, 10:18 AM 7,240 Views 0 Comments

The American has a one-stroke edge over the second-round leader, 19-year-old Yuka Saso of the Philippines.

Rahm 'disappointed' after positive Covid-19 test forces him out of Memorial with six-shot lead
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Rahm 'disappointed' after positive Covid-19 test forces him out of Memorial with six-shot lead

Updated Jun 6th 2021, 9:53 AM 37,786 Views 22 Comments

The world number three was informed of the test result after a stunning third round at Muirfield Village.

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LOI ref Neil Doyle in charge of feisty friendly draw between Wales and Albania

Jun 5th 2021, 8:11 PM 4,070 Views 1 Comment

There were seven yellow cards dished out in a 0-0 draw in Cardiff.

Twitter suspended in Nigeria after president's tweet deleted for violating rules
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Twitter suspended in Nigeria after president's tweet deleted for violating rules

Jun 5th 2021, 6:46 PM 20,182 Views 19 Comments

The government directive has been condemned by international human rights groups.

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce runs 10.63, the second-fastest women's 100m time in history
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Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce runs 10.63, the second-fastest women's 100m time in history

Jun 5th 2021, 5:23 PM 6,589 Views 5 Comments

‘I wasn’t coming out here to run that fast,’ says two-time Olympic 100m champion.