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  1. For 4th year in row, Nadal loses early at WimbledonRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | Ashland Times-Gazette

    On the final point of the first set of his latest Wimbledon disappointment, Rafael Nadal swung his mighty, lefty forehand -- and whiffed, accidentally whacking his right leg with his racket. During five trips to the All England Club from 2006-11, Nadal reached the final every time.

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  2. Winshill-born rower Laura Wheeler in form ahead of Henley Royal RegattaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | Burton Mail

    The 30-year-old, who rows for Nottingham Rowing Club, hopes to make a big impact in Oxfordshire at one of the sport's premier events in her quest to be part of Team GB for the 2016 Olympics in Rio. Wheeler warmed up for this weekend's event with a convincing win at the Henley Women's Regatta, taking the George Innes trophy for winning the elite single sculls by four lengths.

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  3. Athletics: Aikines-Aryeetey knows the value of his beauty sleepRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | Sutton Guardian

    Sutton & District sprinter Harry Aikines-Aryeetey took time out to help launch the 700th Premier Inn hotel in Kingston this week, and he readily admits he is a fussy sleeper. The 26-year-old is in action this weekend at the British Championships in Birmingham, so it is essential that he gets all the rest he can.

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  4. Kiszla: Megan Rapinoe puts face on what an athletic star in the 21st century can beRead the original story w/Photo

    55 min ago | Denver Post

    ... got fans buzzing, even after he was cut by the St. Louis Rams. But, two years earlier, on the eve of the Summer Olympics in London, Rapinoe sat down with "Out" magazine and announced: "For the record, I am gay." When I asked Rapinoe about her ...

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  5. Tour de France? More like Tour de-void of AmericansRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WSB-TV

    As the Tour de France drew near, Jonathan Vaughters was still poring over power outputs and training results, trying to determine the nine riders that he would send to represent Cannondale-Garmin at the start line in the Dutch city of Utrecht. Andrew Talansky was a given, his best shot for an overall podium.

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  6. Powell, Lavillenie and Dibaba hope to star in Bolt's absenceRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | Yahoo!

    Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell, pole vault king Renaud Lavillenie and Ethiopian middle distance star Genzebe Dibaba are set to light up Paris' Diamond League meet on Saturday in the absence of injured Usain Bolt. Bolt was a late withdrawal from both the French capital's meet and that in Lausanne next week, pulling out with a problematic pelvis injury that has left him seeking treatment from world-renowned German doctor Hans-Wilhelm Mueller-Wohlfahrt.

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  7. And Bacca TooRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | Football365

    The Colombia international, who had three years left on his contract with Sevilla, already agreed personal terms with Milan last week. Bacca, 28, joined Sevilla from Club Brugge in 2013 and has scored 34 goals in 71 appearances for the Andalusian outfit.

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  8. Now Some Signings? McClaren Confirms CoachesRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | Football365

    The Magpies, who presented McClaren only to preferred media partners following his appointment, announced on their official website on Thursday evening that the former England boss had introduced his new-look staff to fans registered to receive communications from the club. The details come as no surprise - scot Ian Cathro and former Derby first team coach Paul Simpson have been appointed as assistant coaches, while Alessandro Schoenmaker will take over as fitness coach and Steve Black, who worked for the club during the 1990s, will help out on a consultancy basis.

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  9. Nani's off to FenerbacheRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | Football365

    Manchester United winger Nani is to have a medical at Fenerbahce on Sunday ahead of a proposed move to the Turkish side. The Turks announced the news on social media on Thursday night, saying on twitter: "Fenerbahce has begun talks with Luis Nani and his club Manchester United to transfer the player.

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  10. Paulinho: Spurs' Master Of No TradesRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | Football365

    So Paulinho leaves Spurs for the Far East, the first of the 2013 motley crew to depart. Daniel Storey discusses a player who never even really flattered to deceive... This is probably the biggest season in West Ham's history, with a move to the Olympic Stadium coming next summer.

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  11. QuizRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | Football365

    The summer window is officially open, and Premier League clubs have wasted no time in doing deals. But what do you remember of the transfer silly season so far? You can dislike the punditry, but Merse is an impossible man to loath.

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  12. Wimbledon Lookahead: 1 win apiece sets up all-Williams matchRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | Houston Chronicle

    Venus Williams of the United States returns a shot to Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan during their singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Wednesday July 1, 2015. Heather Watson of Britain celebrates after defeating Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia during their singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Wednesday July 1, 2015.

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  13. Japan is back in the final after emotional 2011 winRead the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | NBC29

    Japan's Nahomi Kawasumi jumps into the arms of Mizuho Sakaguchi after the team's 2-1 win over England in a semifinal in the FIFA Women's World Cup soccer tournament, Wednesday, July 1, 2015, in Edmonton, A... Kathryn "Kate" Steinle was out for an evening stroll with her father along the San Francisco waterfront when she was killed by a man who police said she didn't know. Kathryn "Kate" Steinle was out for an evening stroll with her father along the San Francisco waterfront when she was killed by a man who police said she didn't know.

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  14. Norio Sasaki said Japan has no pressure defending Women's World Cup championshipRead the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago | Denver Post

    And not even the prospect of facing the suddenly surging United States in the title match in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Sunday is enough to worry Norio Sasaki. Japan's coach was in a philosophical mood after his usually fluid-passing team showed uncharacteristic tentativeness in pulling out a 2-1 victory over England in a semifinal showdown Wednesday.

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  15. Women's World Cup: Talk of 'the 99ers' inspires team to be 'the 15ers'Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

    The current U.S. Women's World Cup team will try to get out of the shadow of Brandi Chastain and the "99ers" on Sunday against Japan. The current U.S. Women's World Cup team will try to get out of the shadow of Brandi Chastain and the "99ers" on Sunday against Japan.

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  16. Wimbledon 2015: Nadal upset by BrownRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Local10.com

    When the two-time champion lost to Dustin Brown 7-5 3-6 6-4 6-4 in the second round on Center Court Wednesday, it marked the fourth time in a row he had fallen to a player ranked 100th or lower at the All England Club. In this case, Brown -- a dreadlocked German with Jamaican ancestry who once traveled around Europe in a camper van to keep his career going -- was a 102nd-ranked qualifier.

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  17. West Ham Closing On Deal To Sign Alex Song...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Football365

    Song spent last season on loan at Upton Park from Barcelona and according to newspaper reports had attracted interest from other Premier League clubs. But Sky sources suggest West Ham are leading the chase for the 27-year-old's signature, and the player gave a hint of where his playing future would lie when posting an Instagram photo of himself in the gym wearing a pair of West Ham's new training shorts.

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  18. Defending British champion Talbot setting sights on world recognitionRead the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | Wiltshire Times

    DANNY Talbot says he's learned the hard way that only success in major competitions will hold any long-term clout in the athletics world. Last year, the Trowbridge Tornado became a national champion by winning the 200m at the British Championships but that success didn't translate to the biggest stage, with the 24-year-old finishing seventh at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow and failing to make the final at the European Championships in Zurich.

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  19. Lancashire eager to seize World spot at national championshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago | Theboltonnews.co.uk

    TOM Lancashire is looking to storm out of the shadows and race back to the scene of his greatest moment in athletics. The Bolton 1500m runner has become the forgotten man of British athletics due to injury and illness setting back his career over the last few years.

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  20. Former Hamilton junior Mark Hadley now has world No 1 mixed doubles rankingRead the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago | Waikato Times

    Former Hamiltonian Mark Hadley, pictured here with mixed doubles partner Ana Salas-Lozano, is now living in London and has a world No 1 ranking in his age-group. A former Hamilton junior has achieved the feat of becoming world No 1 in his age-group for mixed doubles.

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