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Nishikori and Wawrinka survive scares at Geneva Open

Kei Nishikori and Stan Wawrinka have advanced to the semi-finals of the Geneva Open. Second seed Nishikori dropped the first set to Kevin Anderson and then saved three match points in a decisive tie-break before winning 2-6 6-4 7-6 (8-6). The Japanese will face qualifier Mischa Zverev in the last-four. ...

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Champions Trophy: Australia face Sri Lanka in practice match

Australia and Sri Lanka lock horns at The Oval on Friday, in a warm-up game ahead of the Champions Trophy which starts next week. The match will help the teams get their combinations right and also some much-needed practise in unfamiliar conditions. Each side can field 15 players, but only ...

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Dubai-based driver looks to take first place in Indy 500

Dubai-based Indy Car racer Ed Jones believes he can win the biggest race on the planet this weekend when he lines up in 11th place on the grid for Indy 500. Over 300,000 spectators will line the oval track as the world’s fastest drivers do battle at the Indianapolis Motor ...

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BCCI and PCB to meet in Dubai

The cricket boards of India and Pakistan will meet later this month in Dubai to resolve outstanding issues between the two nations. The PCB has sent a notice of intent to the BCCI claiming compensation for not honouring an MOU signed in 2014. The agreement was that the rivals would ...

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Messi prison sentence to stand

Spain’s Supreme Court has confirmed that Barcelona and Argentina footballer Lionel Messi’s 21-month jail term will stand. However he is unlikely to spend time behind bars as Spanish law dictates that prison terms of under two years can be served under probation. Messi and his father Jorge were convicted in ...

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