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Big four star on 'manic Monday' LONDON: Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Stan Wawrinka and Andy Murray remain on course for the Wimbledon semi-finals ahead of 'manic Monday' when the last-16 takes place.Six of the top 10 seeds are safely into the business end of the tournament after a first week which saw seventh seed Milos Raonic and 10th-seeded Rafael Nadal defeated on court.Fifth seed Kei Nishikori withdrew before the second round with a calf injury while eighth-seeded David Ferrer pulled out before the first round.Defending Djokovic will face South African 14th seed Kevin Anderson in the fourth round, defending a 4-1 career lead.Anderson won their first meeting in 2008 but since then it's been the world number one who has been on top winning the next four without dropping a set, including a straight sets win at Wimbledon in the second round four years ago."I think he is probably playing the tennis of his life," said ...

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Dennis aiming to keep hold of yellow UTRECHT: Rohan Dennis vowed to keep hold of the yellow jersey for as long as possible after winning the Tour de France's opening stage.The 25-year-old Australian upset two former world timetrial champions in Tony Martin and Fabian Cancellara to take victory in the 13.8km race against the clock in Utrecht on Saturday.Sunday's pan flat 166km second stage from Utrecht to Zeland was expected to end in a bunch sprint before Monday's third stage will see ...

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Bohn tied for Greenbrier lead, Woods hangs in WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS: American Jason Bohn fired a nine-under 61 for the co-lead Saturday after the third round of The Greenbrier Classic while Tiger Woods just about hung in behind a crowded leaderboard.Woods, who is coming off a dismal performance at the US Open last month, shot one-over 71 as he played the back nine in plus-two at the $6.7 million PGA Tour event. He is tied for 47th at four-under-par 206, seven strokes adrift ...

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Turning points in Chile's Copa America win SANTIAGO: Highlights in Chile's Copa America triumph on Saturday:Argentina started with Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero and Angel Di Maria up front. Chile relied on Jorge Valdivia, Alexis Sanchez and joint tournament top-scorer Eduardo Vargas. Neither side established a grip on the game. Messi was largely marked out of the action, Di Maria came off injured after 27 minutes and Aguero was replaced in the second half. Chile had many free-kicks in dangerous positions but do ...

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Chile stun Argentina to win first Copa crown SANTIAGO: Chile defeated Argentina on penalties to end their 99-year wait for a Copa America crown here Saturday after the match finished 0-0 after extra-time.Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez struck the winning spot-kick for Chile, as the hosts clinched a 4-1 shoot-out victory to wreck Lionel Messi's dream of a first international title. Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2015 ...

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Williams' seals bronze for England at Women's World Cup EDMONTON: A 108th-minute penalty converted by Fara Williams gave England third place with a 1-0 win over Germany in the Women's World Cup on Saturday.The third place play-off went into extra time in Edmonton's Commonwealth Stadium after the teams were locked 0-0 at the end of 90 minutes.But England were awarded a penalty after Lianne Sanderson was pulled down by Tabea Kemme in the box.And Williams slotted in past former world goalkeeper of the year ...

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Women's World Cup third place play-off result EDMONTON: Results from the Women's World Cup in Canada on Saturday:Third place play-offGermany 0 England 1 (Williams 108-pen)Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2015 ...