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Wimbledon cancelled due to coronavirus pandemic

The Wimbledon tennis championships were cancelled for the first time since World War Two as the coronavirus pandemic wiped another blue-riband sports event off the calendar on Wednesday.

Djokovic beats Thiem in five-set thriller to claim record 8th title

Novak Djokovic battled through intense pressure from Dominic Thiem to reassert his dominance at the Australian Open Sunday, claiming a record eighth title and returning to world number one in the ...

Djokovic thrashes Federer, Barty party over at Australian Open semis

Novak Djokovic beat an injured Roger Federer in straight sets to reach his eighth Australian Open final as unheralded American Sofia Kenin stunned top seed Ashleigh Barty to end home hopes on ...

Roger Federer – An ageless great!

Novak Djokovic is ever respectful of "great fighter" Roger Federer, but the Serb goes into their Australian Open semi-final as clear favourite after beating the Swiss maestro in every Grand Slam ...

Ten offbeat sports stories of 2019

Matches held up by wildlife and underwear protests, chickens in danger in Croatian football and offside armpits.AFP Sport looks back at 10 of the best offbeat moments in sport in 2019:What the elk!-- ...

Top Bangladesh tennis official suspended for sexual harassment

A top official of Bangladesh Tennis Federation (BTF) was on Thursday suspended for sexually harassing a Bangladeshi-born juvenile tennis player.The victim on Wednesday filed the lawsuit with Gulshan ...

17 years younger Tsitsipas shocks Federer in ATP Finals

Stefanos Tsitsipas shocked six-time champion Roger Federer 6-3, 6-4 to reach the final of the ATP Finals in his tournament debut on Saturday.The Greek sixth seed, 17 years younger than his ...

Nadal bows out of ATP Finals

Rafael Nadal was unable to crown his season with a first ATP Finals title but he ends it as world number one and with a chance to lead Spain to Davis Cup glory.The Spaniard, who came to London under ...

Federer outclasses Djokovic in ATP Finals semis

Roger Federer produced a near-flawless performance as he avenged his Wimbledon defeat by Novak Djokovic and qualified for the last four of the ATP Finals with a 6-4, 6-3 victory on Thursday.The Swiss ...

Federer stays alive at ATP Finals

Roger Federer kept alive his hopes of a seventh ATP Finals crown on Tuesday, beating Italian debutant Matteo Berrettini 7-6 (7/2), 6-3 at London's O2 Arena.The Swiss third seed put himself under ...

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