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The Latest: Federer congratulates Nadal on 20th Slam title

Spain’s Rafael Nadal celebrates winning the final match of the French Open tennis tournament against Serbia’s Novak Djokovic in three sets, 6-0, 6-2, 7-5, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena) Roger Federer has congratulated rival Rafael Nadal on pulling even at 20 Grand Slam titles. In

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Ethiopia’s Kitata sprints to London Marathon win as Kipchoge suffers rare defeat

Athletics – London Marathon – London, Britain – October 4, 2020 Ethiopia’s Shura Kitata celebrates winning the elite men’s race Pool via REUTERS/Richard Heathcote LONDON (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s Shura Kitata outsprinted Kenya’s Vincent Kipchumba to win a thrilling London Marathon on Sunday as world record holder Eliud Kipchoge faded late in the race to suffer

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Kosgei cruises to London Marathon win in the rain

Athletics – London Marathon – London, Britain – October 4, 2020 Kenya’s Brigid Kosgei celebrates as she wins the elite women’s race of the London Marathon Pool via REUTERS/Richard Heathcote LONDON (Reuters) – Kenyan world record holder and defending champion Brigid Kosgei cruised to a dominant victory in the 40th London Marathon on Sunday, overcoming

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Thiem 1st since 1949 to win US Open after ceding 1st 2 sets

Dominic Thiem, of Austria, holds up the championship trophy after defeating Alexander Zverev, of Germany, in the men’s singles final of the US Open tennis championships, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. Open unlike any other finished unlike any other — with an unprecedented fifth-set

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Naomi Osaka comes back, beats Azarenka for 2nd US Open title

Naomi Osaka, of Japan, holds up the championship trophy after defeating Victoria Azarenka, of Belarus, in the women’s singles final of the US Open tennis championships, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) NEW YORK (AP) — After one errant forehand in the first set of the U.S. Open final, Naomi

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Mo Farah breaks one-hour world record set by Haile Gebrselassie

Mo Farah celebrates his victory in Brussels CREDIT: Stephanie Leccoq/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock It is certainly an obscure event – of that there can be no doubt – but after a 20-year international career, Mo Farah can finally call himself a world-record holder. To a list containing such legendary figures as Paavo Nurmi, Emil Zatopek, Ron Clarke and

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Fury wins in stunning stoppage of Wilder in heavyweight tilt

Tyson Fury, of England, lands a right to Deontay Wilder during a WBC heavyweight championship boxing match Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken) Tyson Fury reinvented himself once again, and once again he’s a heavyweight champion. The Gypsy King dropped Deontay Wilder twice Saturday night in their heavyweight title rematch, turning

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Fury and Wilder weigh in big for their big heavyweight fight

Tyson Fury, of England, attends a weigh-in for his WBC heavyweight championship boxing match against Deontay Wilder, Friday, Feb. 21, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken) Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder made one last appearance Friday before their big heavyweight title fight, weighing in and taunting each other before a raucous crowd at the

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Djokovic edges Thiem in thriller to clinch eighth Australian Open

Tennis – Australian Open – Men’s Singles Final – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia – February 3, 2020. Serbia’s Novak Djokovic kisses the trophy after winning his match against Austria’s Dominic Thiem. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach Novak Djokovic endured a fierce challenge to his Melbourne Park reign before overhauling Dominic Thiem 6-4 4-6 2-6 6-3 6-4 on Sunday

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Serena Williams breaks 3-year title drought at ASB Classic

Serena Williams from the United States with daughter Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr. and the ASB trophy after winning her singles finals match against United States Jessica Pegula at the ASB Classic in Auckland, New Zealand, Sunday, Jan 12, 2020. (Chris Symes/Photosport via AP) Serena Williams broke a three-year title drought when she beat fellow American

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