Saturday, 24 August 2019

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Maria Sharapova pulls out of tournament

PARIS: Maria Sharapova has withdrawn from the French Open 2019 because of an ongoing shoulder injury. The 32-year-old, who made the fourth round of this year’s Australian Open, has not played since pulling out of the St Petersburg Open in January, citing a problem with her right shoulder. Sharapova, who won the Roland Garros title in 2012 ...

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Madonna fighting for human rights at Eurovision

LOS ANGELES: Madonna will fight for human rights with her Eurovision performance. The ‘Medillín’ hitmaker has come under fire for performing at the Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv, Israel on May 18 but she insists she will ‘’never stop playing music to suit someone’s political agenda’’. She said: ‘’I’ll ...

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Dwayne Bravo is coming to Pakistan

JAMAICA: West Indies superstar Dwayne Bravo has announced to come to Pakistan in the upcoming fourth edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL). “Pakistan! The Champion is gonna coming there,” announced Bravo, in a video message on social media. “Support us, look out for me as it will be my first ...

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Federer wins record 8th Wimbledon title

LONDON: Roger Federer won a record eighth Wimbledon title and became the tournament’s oldest champion Sunday with a straight-sets victory over injury-hit Marin Cilic who dramatically broke down in tears midway through the final. Federer claimed his 19th Grand Slam title 6-3, 6-1, 6-4 and at 35 is Wimbledon’s oldest ...

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Federer into 11th Wimbledon final

LONDON: Seven-time champion Roger Federer reached his 11th Wimbledon final, downing 2010 runner-up Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic 7-6 (7/4), 7-6 (7/4), 6-4. The 35-year-old, bidding to win a record eighth title and become the oldest champion at the All England Club in the Open era, will face Croatia’s ...

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WWE legend Goldberg to make sensational return to the ring

NEW YORK: WWE legend Goldberg has confirmed his comeback just months after seemingly retiring from wrestling. The 50-year-old appeared to call time on his illustrious career in April after a brief in-ring comeback. Goldberg returned to WWE after a 12-year absence in November and defeated UFC icon and wrestling great ...

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Waseem knocks out Valdes to retain WBC title

LONDON: Pakistan’s two time WBC silver flyweight champion, Muhammad Waseem knocked out Panama’s Eliecer Valdez to claim his sixth straight win. The WBC world number one boxer has been in Panama since June 29 for the International Challenge fight. The 29-year-old Pakistani who hails from Quetta knocked out his opponent ...

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Strycova levels to force Fed Cup final decider

STRASBOURG: Barbora Strycova forced a deciding fifth rubber in Sunday’s Fed Cup final after beating France’s Alize Cornet to draw the Czech Republic level at 2-2 in Strasbourg. Strycova replaced injured two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova and kept alive Czech hopes of a fifth title in six years with a ...

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