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League of their own: 11-time winners in sport

Paris – Rafael Nadal goes for an 11th French Open title when he faces Dominic Thiem in Sunday’s final. A look at an elite group of other athletes with 11 or more titles in the same event: Bill Russell The legendary Boston Celtics centre won a record 11 NBA championships …

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Halep breaks Grand Slam duck, wins French Open

Paris – Simona Halep fought back from a set and a break down to finally achieve her “dream” of winning a Grand Slam title, beating Sloane Stephens 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 in a gruelling French Open final on Saturday. The world number one had lost all three of her previous major …

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Colombia blow as defender Fabra limps out of SWC

Frank Fabra (Getty Images) Bogota – Colombia left-back Frank Fabra limped out of the Soccer World Cup on Saturday in a significant blow to manager Jose Pekerman just 10 days before his side’s first match. The Boca Juniors defender will miss the tournament after suffering a knee ligament rupture in …

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Ledecky in sizzling 200m freestyle win

Los Angeles – Five-time Olympic champion Katie Ledecky clocked the fastest 200m freestyle time in the world this year on Friday, hours after announcing she’d inked her first professional sponsorship deal with TYR. Ledecky has broken 14 world records and won six Olympic medals, but the 21-year-old didn’t turn professional …

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