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Tennis: Top-seeded Safarova reaches Quebec quarters


Top-seeded Lucie Safarova of Czech Republic booked her quarter-final berth at the WTA tournament in Quebec City on Thursday with a 6-4, 6-3 victory over Sofia Kenin. Safarova fired 10 aces as she powered past the 18-year-old American, who is ranked 112th in the world. In the quarter-finals, Safarova will …

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Final hockey trials for selection of Pak team for Asia Cup


Pakistan Hockey Federation will hold final trials from Sept 19 at Karachi Abdul Sattar Edhi Stadium for selection of Pakistan team for the Hockey Asia Cup starting from October 11 in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The national camp is already in progress at the above venue for last one month, said a …

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Football: Arsenal probe fan chaos during Europa clash


Arsenal said Friday they were investigating how vast numbers of away fans gained access to the home sections of Emirates Stadium for their clash with Cologne, sparking ugly scenes that marred the Europa League clash. Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said he had been preparing for a postponement at the north …

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Football: Ayew gives West Ham’s Bilic birthday cheer


Pedro Obiang and Andre Ayew scored to give West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic the perfect 49th birthday present as the Hammers beat Huddersfield Town 2-0 in the Premier League on Monday. Obiang got the opener via an enormous deflection and Bilic then pumped the air in relief as much …

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Tennis: Nadal speaks out against Catalan independence


Spanish tennis world number one Rafael Nadal has criticised plans for an independence referendum called by Catalonia’s pro-separatist government for October 1. The referendum is deemed illegal by the Spanish government and the country’s Constitutional Court. “I think what is happening on October 1 ought not to take place because, …

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Football: Prudent Real remain Champions League favourites


Such is Real Madrid’s confidence in creating more Champions League history that while others have spent hundreds of millions trying to catch up, the back-to-back European champions were happy to cash in. Real made a profit of over 75 million euros ($90 million) in the transfer market thanks to the …

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Dispute on sports ground injures 17-year-old after gunshot


A dispute broke out on Kabaddi ground in India which resulted in injuring one individual. Delhi police is investigating the matter after the terrible incident. A boy was shot following the fight between both Kabaddi teams. They had an argument over team scores. The match was played in a Delhi …

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