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  • Federer battles into Australian Open third round

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    Federer battles into Australian Open third round

    MELBOURNE, Jan 16 — Defending champion Roger Federer reached the Australian Open third round for a 20th straight year today but was made to battle hard by Britain’s Dan Evans...

  • Stephens out to improve ‘terrible’ Aussie Open record

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    Stephens out to improve ‘terrible’ Aussie Open record

    MELBOURNE, Jan 16 — Fifth seed Sloane Stephens said she was desperate to improve her “terrible” Australian Open record after advancing to the third round at Melbourne Park...

  • Fifth seed Anderson knocked out of Australian Open in four sets

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    Fifth seed Anderson knocked out of Australian Open in four sets

  • Tsonga walks down memory lane before facing Djokovic

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    Tsonga walks down memory lane before facing Djokovic

  • Australia’s Barty shines brightly as compatriots stumble

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    Australia’s Barty shines brightly as compatriots stumble

  • Tsitsipas continues Greek odyssey with tough Troicki win

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    Tsitsipas continues Greek odyssey with tough Troicki win

  • More Australian agony for ousted ninth seed Bertens

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    More Australian agony for ousted ninth seed Bertens

  • Stephens advances to Open third round at the double

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    Stephens advances to Open third round at the double

  • Tearful former champ Azarenka determined to end slump

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    Tearful former champ Azarenka determined to end slump

  • VAR positive for La Liga, says referees committee

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    VAR positive for La Liga, says referees committee

  • Spurs star Kane out until March with ankle injury

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    Spurs star Kane out until March with ankle injury

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  • Solari: Isco’s future at Real Madrid not up to me

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    Solari: Isco’s future at Real Madrid not up to me

  • Halep cools Open expectations after early scare

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    Halep cools Open expectations after early scare

  • City's Jesus vows no let-up in Liverpool title chase

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    City's Jesus vows no let-up in Liverpool title chase

  • Arsenal goalkeeper Cech to retire at end of season

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    Arsenal goalkeeper Cech to retire at end of season

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  • Uefa starts disciplinary action against Chelsea over racist chants

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    Uefa starts disciplinary action against Chelsea over racist chants

    PARIS, Jan 16 — Uefa has begun disciplinary proceedings against Chelsea following alleged anti-Semitic chanting during the club’s Europa League match at Hungarian club Vidi...

  • Struggling Fulham sign Babel from Besiktas

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    Struggling Fulham sign Babel from Besiktas

    LONDON, Jan 16 — Fulham signed former Liverpool forward Ryan Babel from Besiktas yesterday as the Premier League strugglers bid to bolster their spluttering attack and avoid...

  • Fired up Federer resumes hunt for seventh Aussie title

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    Fired up Federer resumes hunt for seventh Aussie title

    MELBOURNE, Jan 16 — Roger Federer says his serve is as good as it’s ever been and his body is in top shape going into round two of the Australian Open today, where Rafael...

  • Newcastle survive Blackburn scare, Wednesday earn Chelsea clash

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    Newcastle survive Blackburn scare, Wednesday earn Chelsea clash

    LONDON, Jan 16 — Newcastle survived an FA Cup scare at Blackburn as they blew a two-goal lead before hitting back to win 4-2 after extra time in yesterday’s third-round...

  • Nottingham Forest appoint O’Neill as new manager

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    Nottingham Forest appoint O’Neill as new manager

    LONDON, Jan 16 — Nottingham Forest have appointed former player Martin O’Neill as their new manager, the Championship club said yesterday. O’Neill, who made 371 appearances...

  • Wada team behind schedule in extracting Moscow lab data

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    Wada team behind schedule in extracting Moscow lab data

    PARIS, Jan 16 — World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) experts are taking longer than expected to extract testing data from the old Moscow anti-doping laboratory, a spokesperson for...

  • Man United fans angry at reduced ticket allocation for Arsenal tie

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    Man United fans angry at reduced ticket allocation for Arsenal tie

    LONDON, Jan 16 — Manchester United supporters have been left furious as it appears they are to be offered a reduced ticket allocation for next week’s FA Cup fourth-round trip...

  • Weekends are for domestic leagues, not international games, Bundesliga head says

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    Weekends are for domestic leagues, not international games, Bundesliga head says

    BERLIN, Jan 16 — Weekends should be reserved for domestic league football and any attempt to have international club matches played on those days could trigger legal action, the...

  • Korean coach admits concern over Son’s Asian Cup readiness

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    Korean coach admits concern over Son’s Asian Cup readiness

    ABU DHABI, Jan 15 — South Korea coach Paulo Bento fears Tottenham forward Son Heung-min has played too many games over the past month after his star player’s arrival in the...

  • Djokovic begins seventh Aussie Open title bid with romp

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    Djokovic begins seventh Aussie Open title bid with romp

    MELBOURNE, Jan 15 — Novak Djokovic began his bid for a record seventh Australian Open title in easy fashion today, crushing 230th-ranked American Mitchell Krueger 6-3, 6-2, 6-2...

  • Osaka beats the bugs to power into Open second round

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    Osaka beats the bugs to power into Open second round

    MELBOURNE, Jan 15 — Japanese fourth seed Naomi Osaka overcame a nervous start and distraction from flying bugs to ease into the Australian Open second round today. The US Open...

  • Pogba credits Solsjkaer for putting smile back on his face

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    Pogba credits Solsjkaer for putting smile back on his face

    LONDON, Jan 15 — French midfielder Paul Pogba says Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s arrival as interim manager at Manchester United has not only sparked his return to form but also put...

  • Man City striker Jesus vows no let-up in Liverpool title chase

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    Man City striker Jesus vows no let-up in Liverpool title chase

    MANCHESTER, Jan 15 — Gabriel Jesus says his confidence has soared after his recent goal glut, vowing that Manchester City will not let up in their pursuit of Premier League...

  • Isco’s future at Real Madrid not up to me, says Solari

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    Isco’s future at Real Madrid not up to me, says Solari

    MADRID, Jan 15 — Real Madrid coach Santiago Solari has left the door open to a January exit for Isco after suggesting today it will be up to the club whether to keep the...

  • Alexander-Arnold injury leaves Liverpool short of defensive options

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    Alexander-Arnold injury leaves Liverpool short of defensive options

    LONDON, Jan 15 — Liverpool’s Trent Alexander-Arnold is expected to be sidelined for up to a month with knee damage, leaving the Premier League leaders short of defensive...

  • Top seed Halep cools Open expectations after early scare

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    Top seed Halep cools Open expectations after early scare

    MELBOURNE, Jan 15 — World number one Simona Halep admitted she was struggling for form after narrowly surviving a first-round scare at the Australian Open today, saying she had...

  • ‘Scary’ Raonic blows away Aussie hope Kyrgios

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    ‘Scary’ Raonic blows away Aussie hope Kyrgios

    MELBOURNE, Jan 15 — Canadian Milos Raonic unleashed a “scary” display of ruthless serving to break the hearts of home fans and dismantle an ailing Nick Kyrgios 6-4, 7-6...

  • Shapovalov seeks quick fix after ‘breaking’ Twitter account

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    Shapovalov seeks quick fix after ‘breaking’ Twitter account

    MELBOURNE, Jan 15 — Canadian teenager Denis Shapovalov sought a speedy solution from social media website Twitter after revealing at the Australian Open today that he had been...

  • Soon Huat-Shevon in second round, but set sights on Peng Soon-Liu Ying

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    Soon Huat-Shevon in second round, but set sights on Peng Soon-Liu Ying

    KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 15 — National mixed doubles pair Goh Soon Huat-Shevon Lai will be up against Japan’s Takuro Hoki-Wakana Nagahara tomorrow, but they are already looking ahead...