Friday, August 18, 2017

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NBA’s Durant apologises for India comment

Kevin Durant has apologised for the comments he made about India in a recent interview. The NBA player spent time in the subcontinent last month to help grow basketball around the world. The Golden State Warriors forward said in the interview that he had no expectations going to India but ...

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Federer through to semi-finals of Rogers Cup

Roger Federer is through to the semi-finals of the Rogers Cup in Montreal after beating Spain’s Roberto Bautista Agut. The straight sets victory sees the man from Switzerland extends his winning streak to 15 matches. Federer will now play unseeded Dutchman Robin Haase as he continues to gun for the ...

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Arsenal come from behind to beat Leicester City in thriller

The new Premier League season got off to a cracking start as Arsenal came from behind to beat Leicester City 4-3. Olivier Giroud came off the bench to net a dramatic late winner after the Gunners trailed 3-2 with seven minutes left in the match. Alexandre Lacazette, Aaron Ramsey and ...

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Kisner, Matsuyama tied for lead at PGA Championship

Kevin Kisner and Hideki Matsuyama are tied for the lead at the halfway stage of the PGA Championship. The duo are on eight under par, two shots clear of Australia’s Jason Day after a rain-affected second round at Quail Hollow. Matsuyama, who is the world number three, came in to ...

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World Athletics: Turkey’s Guliyev wins 200m gold

Turkey’s Ramil Guliyev has seized the 200m world title at the World Athletics Championships in London, crushing the dreams of 400m champion Wayde de Niekerk and ‘comeback kid’ Isaac Makwala. The 27-year-old, who had represented his native Azerbaijan until 2011, won Turkey’s first gold medal after finishing 20.09 seconds, holding ...

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