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Monthly Archives: June 2018

Simona Halep shrugs off Sloane Stephens challenge to win French Open title

World number one Simona Halep ended years of heartache to clinch her first Grand Slam title with 3-6 6-4 6-1 victory over American Sloane...

Rafael Nadal steamrolls Juan Martin Del Potro, reaches 11th French Open final

Ruthless Rafael Nadal punished Juan Martin del Potro for missed opportunities as he reached his 11th French Open final with a 6-4 6-1 6-2...

Simona Halep hoping to be fourth-time lucky in finals

World number one Simona Halep gets a fourth chance to finally win a Grand Slam title when she starts as favourite in the French...

Dominic Thiem beats Marco Cecchinato, reaches first Grand Slam final

Dominic Thiem finally got to face someone other than Rafael Nadal or Novak Djokovic in the French Open semifinals, and he took full advantage. The...

Roger Federer hasn’t thanked me for beating Rafael Nadal… I’m still waiting, says Robin...

Robin Soderling’s career burned bright but fast, hitting its crescendo with the two French Open finals, and wins over modern greats Rafael Nadal and...

Anthony Martial wants to leave Manchester United as contract talks stall, says agent

Manchester United winger Anthony Martial wants to leave the Premier League club due to a deadlock in contract negotiations, according to his agent Philippe...

UEFA fines Galatasaray $7 million for not complying with break-even requirement

Galatasaray have been fined six million euros ($7.07 million) for not complying with UEFA’s break-even requirement, European soccer’s governing body said on Wednesday. Under...

India need to play top-10 teams in Asia before Asian Cup: Sunil Chhetri

Talismanic national football team captain Sunil Chhetri feels India should play against top-10 ranked sides of the continent in the next few months if...

FIFA President Gianni Infantino to run for re-election in 2019

FIFA President Gianni Infantino said on Wednesday he will run for re-election as head of soccer’s global governing body. Speaking at the FIFA Congress in...

Tri-nation North American bid set for 2026 FIFA World Cup

The World Cup will be heading to North America for the fourth time if the hosting rights to 2026 are, as expected, handed to...