Murray and Nadal through, heartbreak for Kvitova

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LONDON: Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal and Venus Williams breezed into the third round at Wimbledon on Wednesday (Jul 5), while fellow former champion Petra Kvitova tumbled out.

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Federer, Djokovic get free passes at injury-hit Wimbledon

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LONDON: Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic barely had to break sweat to make winning starts at Wimbledon as their injury-hit opponents retired hurt amid a plague of withdrawals that blighted the first round on Tuesday (Jul 4).

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Becker's ex-business partner demands €36.5m payment

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BERLIN: A former business partner of German tennis star Boris Becker, who was last month declared bankrupt, is demanding the payment of €36.5 million which he claims he is owned by the former world number one.

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Venus in tears, Murray, Nadal stroll as Wawrinka falls

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LONDON: Venus Williams wept at Wimbledon over the "devastation" of a fatal road accident for which she is facing legal action as Andy Murray and Rafael Nadal eased into the second round on Monday (Jul 3).

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Ex-Barclays CEO appears in court over fraud charges

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LONDON: Former Barclays chief executive John Varley appeared in a London court on Monday (Jul 3) over fraud accusations, the first time a boss of a global bank has faced charges arising from the 2008 financial crisis.

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Brexit-bound UK withdraws from fishing pact

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LONDON: Britain said on Sunday (Jul 2) it is to withdraw from a 50-year-old agreement allowing some foreign countries to fish close to the UK coastline, fulfilling a key Brexit pledge.

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Thousands protest in London against austerity, PM

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LONDON: Thousands of people marched through London on Saturday (Jul 1) to protest over austerity and demand Prime Minister Theresa May's government resign after its disastrous showing in last month's election.

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Djokovic, Pliskova claim Eastbourne titles

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EASTBOURNE: Novak Djokovic clinched his first title since January with a 6-3, 6-4 victory over Gael Monfils in Saturday's Eastbourne final, while Karolina Pliskova lifted the women's trophy after defeating Caroline Wozniacki.

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Fresh Federer ready for Wimbledon history bid

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LONDON: Roger Federer believes his decision to skip the clay court season will pay rich dividends when he gets to crunch time in his bid for a record eighth Wimbledon title.

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Wozniacki ends Halep's hopes of number one spot

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LONDON: Caroline Wozniacki ended Simona Halep's immediate hopes of taking over the world number one ranking by beating the Romanian 5-7 6-4 6-1 to reach the semi-finals of the Aegon International tournament at Eastbourne on Thursday.

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British PM narrowly wins confidence vote

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LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May narrowly won a confidence vote in parliament on Thursday (Jun 29), highlighting the weakness of her Conservative Party which lost its majority in a shock general election result earlier this month.

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Euro hits year-high against dollar

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LONDON: The euro extended its run higher versus the dollar on Wednesday (Jun 28), hitting a year-high, following an upbeat outlook on the eurozone economy this week from ECB chief Mario Draghi.

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Willis one win from Wimbledon return

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LONDON: Marcus Willis, the man who defied his ranking of 772 to reach the Wimbledon second round and a Centre Court date against Roger Federer in 2016, moved one win from returning to the main draw on Wednesday (Jun 28).

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Traore leaves Chelsea for Lyon

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LYON: Chelsea forward Bertrand Traore has joined Lyon for €10 million (US$11.2 million) on a five-year deal, the French club announced on Monday (Jun 26).

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UK fire fears continue as 60 buildings deemed unsafe

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The new figure is a significant jump from the 34 high-rise buildings in England deemed unsafe by the government on Saturday.

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