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Alina Zagitova won the first gold medal for Olympic Athletes from Russia (OAR) at the Winter Olympics. The 15-year-old’s score of 239.57 points finished her ahead of compatriot Evgenia Medvedeva in the women’s single figure skating. Medvedeva took the silver while Kaetlyn Osmond of Canada won the bronze. The medals took OAR’s overall tally to […]

Angelique Kerber has booked her place in the semi-finals of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships with a 6-4, 6-3 win over Karolina Pliskova. The former world No. 1 has looked impressive all week as she looks to put a forgettable 2017 behind her. Kerber, a two-time Grand Slam winner in 2016, will now face […]

Reigning champion Elina Svitolina remains on track to defend her Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships title. The Ukrainian dismantled Japanese wildcard Naomi Osaka 6-2, 6-4 in the opening quarter-final on Thursday. She now awaits the winner of the match between Karolina Pliskova and the in-form Angelique Kerber in the last-four.

Elia Viviani has won Stage 2 of the 2018 Abu Dhabi Tour, in what was another exciting sprint finish. The Team Quick Step Floors rider stormed ahead of Danny van Poppol and Pascal Ackerman in the last few metres to cross the line first at Yas Beach. It’s the Olympic champion’s third stage win in […]

The Football Association (FA) has decided not to take disciplinary action against Roberto Firmino after his ugly altercation with Mason Holgate last month. Everton’s Holgate had accused the Liverpool forward of using a racially “discriminatory term” against him. However, the 26-year-old denied using discriminatory language but admitted he insulted Holgate in Portuguese.

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