• Wimbledon glory for Garbine Muguruza as Venus Williams misses out
Wimbledon glory for Garbine Muguruza as Venus Williams misses out

But Muguruza fought those off and did not drop a game the rest of the way. And she was so close to gaining the upper hand against Muguruza, holding two set points at 5-4 in the opener. But with a wide-open court, she dumped an off-forehand into the next before Muguruza escaped trouble with an ace and another Williams forehand error.

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  • Sundar Singh wins gold at World Para Athletics Championships
Sundar Singh wins gold at World Para Athletics Championships

In the absence of Paralympic gold medallist Devendra Jhajharia , Sundar, who had been disqualified from his event in Rio 2016 due to technical reasons, set the record straight and took home the gold medal with a personal best throw of 60.36 metres.

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  • Arsene Wenger sends message to Arsenal supporters about Danny Welbeck
Arsene Wenger sends message to Arsenal supporters about Danny Welbeck

He added: "He wants to play as high as he possibly as he can and I'm not sure West Ham are going to be right at the top". It is understood that West Ham, Marseille and AC Milan are also interested in the 30-year-old Premier League forward, who is said to be anxious that Alexandre Lacazette's arrival at the Emirates could cost him a place in ...

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  • Zaheer, Dravid not given contracts, decision to be taken by CoA
Zaheer, Dravid not given contracts, decision to be taken by CoA

There have been suggestions that the CAC has exceeded its ambit in going with Mr.Khan and Mr.Dravid and that these two legends of Indian cricket have been foisted on the head coach. Days after the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) appointed Ravi Shastri as the head coach of the Indian cricket team and Zaheer Khan and Rahul Dravid a...

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  • Indian cricketers slam Sri Lanka's World Cup hero
Indian cricketers slam Sri Lanka's World Cup hero

India beat Sri Lanka by six wickets in the 2011 final to win their second World Cup title in the 50-over format. However, hours after claiming that the final match of 2011 World Cup was fixed, Arjuna Ranatunga became the target of fans' anger on Friday.

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  • Alabama picked to win SEC title in football
Alabama picked to win SEC title in football

Auburn is also the runner-up in the overall voting for the predicted SEC championship victor. Joining Ridley on the All-SEC first-team offense were Alabama sophomore quarterback Jalen Hurts, sophomore offensive tackle Jonah Williams and junior guard Ross Pierschbacher.

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  • Chelsea close in on third summer signing after agreeing £40m fee
Chelsea close in on third summer signing after agreeing £40m fee

Juventus intend to try to sign Nemanja Matic from Chelsea this summer . Bakayoko was a key part of the dynamic, young Monaco side that won widespread plaudits last season, with the 22-year-old midfielder closing in on a move to Premier League champions Chelsea .

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  • Ohio State says it's reviewing licensing lawsuit
Ohio State says it's reviewing licensing lawsuit

Honda and Nike, the official apparel partner of Ohio State athletics, are named in the suit. Some of those players, including two-time Heisman Trophy victor Archie Griffin and former safety Mike Doss, are included in the player group of the suit.

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  • Jose Mourinho Mocks Arsene Wenger Over Signing Alexandre Lacazette
Jose Mourinho Mocks Arsene Wenger Over Signing Alexandre Lacazette

He made the challenge for himself to keep playing at the highest level. "I can't say any word about a player who is a Chelsea player". Jose Mourinho guided United to three trophies last term but still finished a disappointing 6th in the league as the club struggled in matches against the smaller teams.

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  • India v New Zealand
India v New Zealand

India have made one change to their playing XI as Rajeshwari Gayakwad gets her first game in this World Cup , she replaces Ekta Bisht, the left-arm spinner. As a team, we have to step up. India might boast of the world's leading ODI wicket-taker and run-scorer in their ranks, but as a unit they are struggling to function collectively.

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  • Wimbledon 2017 order of play, day 12 - women's final
Wimbledon 2017 order of play, day 12 - women's final

And unlike Charlotte Sterry, who lifted the trophy in 1908 aged 37 years and 282 days, she will nearly certainly not travel to the All England Club by bicycle. On the other hand, Muguruza dismantled her opponent, Magdalena Rybarikova 6-1, 6-1. Wimbledon is on BBC One at 13 .00. However, that was on clay, and facing the American on grass, a sur...

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  • Wilshere will have to work hard for a place at Arsenal - Wenger
Wilshere will have to work hard for a place at Arsenal - Wenger

Concerns surrounding the 25-year-old's fitness and interest from overseas led to questions about his future, with just a year left to run on his current contract. Wilshere was ruled out of Arsenal's pre-season tour after his recovery took longer than anticipated which may have killed his chances of staying in England.

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  • Chinese delegation makes second largest USA soy purchase
Chinese delegation makes second largest USA soy purchase

Kim Reynolds is expected to lead an agricultural trade mission to China. "As an Iowa farmer, this is huge", said April Hemmes, a farmer who owns a 1,000-acre farm near Hampton in rural Franklin County. "International customers have many options; the decision of this Chinese delegation to purchase a large volume of U.S. Soy, year after year, is test...

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  • Wenger reveals he has exchanged messages with Alexis Sanchez over player's future
Wenger reveals he has exchanged messages with Alexis Sanchez over player's future

Wenger , however, has remained firm throughout the summer that he did not plan on selling Sanchez , and now sounds confident of keeping hold of his star player. "It also depends on the shape they come back in". The once-promising midfielder spent last season on loan at Bournemouth, where he broke his leg in the latter part of the season.

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  • Wimbledon 2017: Garbine Muguruza poses formidable final hurdle for resurgent Venus Williams
Wimbledon 2017: Garbine Muguruza poses formidable final hurdle for resurgent Venus Williams

Venus Williams bids to win her eighth Grand Slam title, the first one in nine years (she triumphed last time at 2008 Wimbledon beating her sister Serena in the final). "Not everybody can do that", said the woman who was only seven years old when Williams beat Lindsay Davenport in the Millennium year final. She also has the belief of knowing she ...

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  • What time is the Women's Wimbledon final on TV?
What time is the Women's Wimbledon final on TV?

Muguruza was just six years old when Williams made her first Wimbledon final. A return to the All England Club, where she won five of her seven major titles (the other two were at the US Open in 2000 and 2001), has inspired her to rediscover the form that saw her dominate women's tennis in the early 2000s.

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  • Wimbledon: Venus Williams v Garbine Muguruza final stats preview
Wimbledon: Venus Williams v Garbine Muguruza final stats preview

Williams will face Garbine Muguruza in the final which will be played on Saturday. Along the way, they have also paid lots of fines for their bad behaviour. Muguruza, who says that Sumyk remains instrumental to her tennis, and is in contact with her every day, says that Martinez has helped her manage her emotions and preparations during a busy an...

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  • Garbine Muguruza vs. Venus Williams - player profiles
Garbine Muguruza vs. Venus Williams - player profiles

Garbine Muguruza is aiming to become the first Spanish woman in 23 years to win Wimbledon - and yet again a Williams sister, Venus stands in her way. It goes very fast so I will try to enjoy. Williams now has 11 total ESPY Awards - she was also named Best Female Athlete in 2003 and 2013. "But I like to take courage in the fact that I've bee...

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  • Wimbledon 2017: Kim Clijsters Makes Male Fan Put On White Skirt
Wimbledon 2017: Kim Clijsters Makes Male Fan Put On White Skirt

In a nod to the All England Club's strict rules about clothing for competitors, Clijsters went over to the sideline and grabbed a white skirt for the man to put over his blue shorts. But there was one problem. The scene had the entire place in splits and even Clijsters couldn't control herself and dropped to the ground laughing. Fans are equally ...

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  • Melissa Reddy: New updates in Liverpool's Naby Keïta move
Melissa Reddy: New updates in Liverpool's Naby Keïta move

Liverpool have already recruited Egyptian Mohamed Salah from AS Roma and have found another key recruit in Keita, who would also be liable to miss playing time during Africa Cup of Nations commitments, as is Senegal forward Sadio Mane. It would seem that Liverpool's best chance of signing him would be if the player was to hand in a transfer requ...

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