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Rafael Nadal overcomes Ricardas Berankis to reach Wimbledon third round

It was the second time in the tournament that Nadal had dropped a set after his victory against Francisco Cerundolo earlier in the week as he begins his pursuit of a 23rd grand slam title. The Spaniard will likely have to improve on the grass in order to claim his …

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Miles Bridges: Charlotte Hornets forward arrested and charged with felony in Los Angeles

LAPD Officer Matthew Cruz confirmed the arrest on a warrant, but said he could not say what the warrant is for due its “confidential nature.” In a statement to CNN, NBA spokesman Mike Bass said, “We are in the process of gathering more information.” The 24-year-old’s bail was set at …

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Fernando Alonso: ‘Damaging week’ for F1 says former world champion

Back on the circuit and preparing for this year’s British GP, which takes place Sunday, is former F1 world champion Fernando Alonso, but questions about racing have had to take a back seat. Asked by CNN Sport’s Amanda Davies how damaging Pique’s comments are for the sport, two-time world champion …

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Bernie Ecclestone: Former F1 boss says he’d ‘take a bullet’ for Vladimir Putin, calling him a ‘first-class person’

When asked on British TV show Good Morning Britain if President Putin was still a friend of his, the 91-year-old Englishman said on Thursday: “I’d still take a bullet for him. I’d rather it didn’t hurt, but I would still take a bullet.” Nearly five months after Russia invaded Ukraine, …

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Harmony restored at Wimbledon after doubles bust-up between Tan and Korpatsch

London CNN  —  There has been some high drama at Wimbledon this week – but some off-court sniping has, thankfully, been resolved. France’s Harmony Tan nipped Serena Williams’ hopes of a Wimbledon renaissance in the bud, dramatically knocking the tennis great out in a three-hour first-round epic. But after receiving …

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Kyrie Irving, Jalen Brunson and Deandre Ayton question marks headline free agency as it prepares to begin

CNN  —  At 6 p.m. ET on June 30, there will be fireworks. Because at precisely that time, NBA teams are officially permitted to begin negotiations with free agents. Some players’ phones will be ringing off the hook at 6:01 p.m., while others will be forced to wait. And following …

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Martin Bengtsson attempted suicide as a young footballer. Now, his story is changing conversations around mental health in football

“Tigers” ends triumphantly because Martin Bengtsson — the protagonist whose real-life story the film is based on — survives. But in Milan, his dream and career unraveled. After nine months in Italy, Bengtsson developed depression in the aftermath of an injury and attempted suicide by slitting his wrists in the …

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Wimbledon: Ugo Humbert arrives on court without his racquets

After a 90-minute rain delay, Humbert set off to face his Norwegian opponent only to halt the match even further when he had to tell the umpire he didn’t have anything to hit the balls with. “I do not have any racquets. I am sorry,” an apologetic Humbert said to …

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Candace Parker makes WNBA history by reaching unprecedented milestone

The seven-time WNBA All-Star posted 25 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists, as well as four blocks, as Chicago extended its record to 14-5 for the season to remain atop the Eastern Conference. It’s the second piece of history Parker has recorded in the space of a week, after she …

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Novak Djokovic into Wimbledon third round after scintillating performance

The Serb, aiming for a fourth straight Wimbledon crown, barely had to break a sweat on Centre Court as he dominated his Australian opponent throughout, further cementing his position as favorite for the men’s singles title this year. The victory made it 23 wins in a row at Wimbledon for …

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