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Nestor and Mladenovic win Wimbledon mixed doubles title

Nestor and Mladenovic win Wimbledon mixed doubles title

Published 07/07/2013

LONDON (Reuters) - Daniel Nestor and Kristina Mladenovic beat top seeds Bruno Soares and Lisa Raymond 5-7 6-2 8-6 to win the Wimbledon mixed doubles [more…]

Militant Islamist in Russia urges followers to prevent 2014 Olympics

Militant Islamist in Russia urges followers to prevent 2014 Olympics

Published 03/07/2013

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The leader of an Islamist insurgency in Russia's North Caucasus region urged followers on Wednesday to use "maximum force" to prevent President [more…]

Janowicz, Kubot no longer Poles apart at Wimbledon

Janowicz, Kubot no longer Poles apart at Wimbledon

Published 03/07/2013

LONDON (Reuters) - What should have been a dream showdown between Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal has turned into the battle of Poland as Lukasz [more…]

Penguins sign Letang to long-term deal

Penguins sign Letang to long-term deal

Published 02/07/2013

(Reuters) - The Pittsburgh Penguins and their Norris Trophy finalist defenseman Kris Letang have agreed to an eight-year $58 million contract extension, the National Hockey [more…]

Montgomerie fails to qualify for British Open

Montgomerie fails to qualify for British Open

Published 02/07/2013

(Reuters) - Former world number two Colin Montgomerie blew his chance of taking part in this month's British Open after a second-round 76 left him [more…]

Flipper Flipkens enjoys second lease of life

Flipper Flipkens enjoys second lease of life

Published 02/07/2013

LONDON (Reuters) - Kirsten Flipkens, a Belgian outsider whose tennis career almost flatlined a year ago after four blood clots were found in her calf, [more…]

Opportunity knocks as outsiders reach semis

Opportunity knocks as outsiders reach semis

Published 02/07/2013

LONDON (Reuters) - The leading ladies have exited stage left but the understudies kept this most volatile of Wimbledon scripts bubbling along on Tuesday to [more…]

I’m on target after confidence-boosting trials: Bolt

I’m on target after confidence-boosting trials: Bolt

Published 02/07/2013

PARIS (Reuters) - Olympic champion Usain Bolt believes he is getting back to his best after the Jamaican trials gave him a confidence-boost in the [more…]

Djokovic continues imperious march through draw

Djokovic continues imperious march through draw

Published 01/07/2013

LONDON (Reuters) - The scorecard suggests a routine win for top seed Novak Djokovic but his satisfaction at reaching the Wimbledon quarter-finals without dropping a [more…]

Janowicz sparkles on red-letter day for Poland

Janowicz sparkles on red-letter day for Poland

Published 01/07/2013

LONDON (Reuters) - Hammering down serves, bickering with the umpire and even engaging in cheeky banter with his opponent's support team, livewire Jerzy Janowicz roared [more…]