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MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Kei Nishikori made another great escape at the Australian Open on Thursday, surviving a second five-set battle and 59 aces from Ivo Karlovic to squeeze into the third round. Tennis – Australian Open – Second Round – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, January 17, 2019. Japan’s Kei Nishikori celebrates winning the match against
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FILE PHOTO: Niki Lauda poses at the airport in Duesseldorf, Germany, March 20, 2018. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger VIENNA (Reuters) – Formula One triple world champion and airline entrepreneur Niki Lauda has been released from hospital, the Vienna General Hospital said on Wednesday, after he was treated for influenza following a lung transplant five months ago. Lauda,
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TOKYO (Reuters) – Sumo wrestling grand champion Kisenosato retired on Wednesday following a third successive loss at the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament. Japanese grand sumo champion Yokozuna Kisenosato performs the New Year’s ring-entering rite at the annual celebration for the New Year at Meiji Shrine in Tokyo, Japan January 9, 2018. REUTERS/Toru Hanai The
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Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson didn’t waste any time putting an end to speculation about the team’s quarterback situation next year, saying Tuesday that “Carson Wentz is the quarterback going forward.” FILE PHOTO: Dec 23, 2018; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles (9) and quarterback Carson Wentz (back) embrace after defeating the
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Longtime New York Yankees pitcher and pitching coach Mel Stottlemyre died Sunday in Seattle after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was 77. FILE PHOTO: Seattle Mariners pitching coach Mel Stottlemyre talks with starting pitcher Miguel Batista (R) after New York Mets batter David Wright hit a solo home run in the first inning of
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Serge Ibaka’s 3-pointer with 15.2 seconds remaining lifted the visiting Toronto Raptors to a 140-138 double-overtime win against the stubborn Washington Wizards on Sunday. Jan 13, 2019; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal (3) is fouled while shooting the ball by Toronto Raptors forward Serge Ibaka (9) in overtime at Capital One Arena.
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MELBOURNE (Reuters) – An emotional Andy Murray kicks off his Australian open campaign against Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut in the night session at Melbourne Park on Monday in what could well be the final match of the Scot’s glittering career. Tennis – Australian Open – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia – January 12, 2019 – Britain’s
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MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Serena Williams is ready to win her first Grand Slam title as a mother, having arrived at the Australian Open in her best condition since coming back from maternity leave, according to her coach Patrick Mouratoglou. Tennis – Australian Open – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia – January 13, 2019-Serena Williams of the
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(Reuters) – The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) executive committee will take up a recommendation on Jan. 22 regarding Russia’s failure to turn over data from a Moscow laboratory by a Dec. 31 deadline, it said on Saturday. FILE PHOTO – A woman walks into the head office of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) in Montreal,
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FILE PHOTO: Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece at the Royal Tennis Hall, Stockholm, Sweden – October 20, 2018. TT News Agency/Erik Simander/File Photo Top-seeded and world No. 15 Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece will have more time than he wanted to rest before the Australian Open after falling in three sets to eighth-seeded Andreas Seppi of Italy
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Tennis – Australian Open – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia – January 10, 2019 – Serbia’s Novak Djokovic at practice match against Britain’s Andy Murray. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Serbian world number one Novak Djokovic gave Andy Murray a reality check in the lead up to next week’s Australian Open, dominating the Briton 6-1 4-1
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Top-seeded Stefanos Tsitsipas dismissed Argentina’s Guido Andreozzi 6-3, 6-4 on Wednesday to earn his first tour victory of the season at the Sydney International in Australia. FILE PHOTO: Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece at the Royal Tennis Hall, Stockholm, Sweden – October 20, 2018. TT News Agency/Erik Simander/File Photo The 20-year-old rising star from Greece broke
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FILE PHOTO: Simona Halep of Romania at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, Aug 27, 2018; New York, NY, USA. Mandatory Credit: Danielle Parhizkaran-USA TODAY/File Photo (Reuters) – World number one Simona Halep crashed to a straight-sets defeat against unseeded Ashleigh Barty in the second round of the Sydney International on Wednesday. Halep, playing
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