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Yastremska downs Sabalenka to reach Adelaide finals

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ADELAIDE – Ukraine’s Dayana Yastremska (picture) defeated her third top 20 opponent in a row to make the Adelaide ...

Wimbledon champion Halep knocked out in Adelaide quarter-finals

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ADELAIDE – Two-time Grand Slam winner Simona Halep (picture) will head into the Australian Open with room for improvement ...

Japan badminton king Momota arrives home after fatal car crash

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JAPAN – Badminton world number one Kento Momota (picture) arrived in Japan on Wednesday after being released from a Malaysian ...

Stokes named ICC player of the year after landmark 2019

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DUBAI – Ben Stokes (picture) was Wednesday named the International Cricket Council player of the year, capping an ...
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Bushfire smoke hits Australian Open again, but rain raises hopes

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MELBOURNE – Bushfire smoke disrupted the Australian Open build-up Wednesday for a second straight day to deepen concerns about ...

Five women to watch at the Australian Open tennis

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AUSTRALIA – Serena Williams (picture; above) can make history at the Australian Open as she pursues a 24th Grand Slam singles ...

Rain offers Australian bushfire hope, but smoke hits tennis stars

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SYDNEY – Hopes of containing Australia’s months-long bushfire crisis rose Tuesday with heavy rain forecast, but toxic ...

Mahomes sparks Chiefs fightback while Packers edges Seattle

Mahomes threw for 5 touchdowns as the Chiefs overturned a 24-point deficit to defeat the Houston Texans 51-31
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Record breaker Aguero will ‘die scoring goals’, says Guardiola

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LONDON – Sergio Aguero (picture), fresh from breaking two more goalscoring records in Sunday’s 6-1 thrashing of Aston ...

Momota’s injuries not serious – Health minister

 
by BERNAMA/ pic by AFP CT scans done on world number one men’s singles shuttler Kento Momota (picture) and three others, who were hurt in ...

Serena Williams ends 3-year title drought

It is Williams’ 1st title since 2017 — and her 1st as a mother — since she won the Australian Open while pregnant
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Cardboard beds won’t fold under Olympic pressure, says manufacturer

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RANDY athletes worried that eco-friendly cardboard beds could curtail their sex life at the Tokyo Olympics can breathe easy – ...