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Cilic returns to top 10 after Cincinnati PARIS: Croatia's Marin Cilic moved back into the top 10 of the ATP world rankings on Monday, thanks to his victory over Andy Murray in the Cincinnati Masters final.Former US Open winner Cilic ended Briton Murray's 22-match winning streak with a straight-sets win on Sunday and jumped up five places in the rankings to ninth.Two-time major champion Stan Wawrinka moved above his injured fellow Swiss Roger Federer to become the new world number three.Serbian Novak Djokovic still holds a massive lead at the top of the rankings, despite not playing in the US last week.ATP top 201. Novak Djokovic (SRB) 14,840 pts2. Andy Murray (GBR) 9,3053. Stan Wawrinka (SUI) 4,980 (+1)4. Roger Federer (SUI) 4,945 (-1)5. Rafael Nadal (ESP) 4,850 6. Milos Raonic (CAN) 4,8057. Kei Nishikori (JPN) 4,1658. Tomas Berdych (CZE) 3,5709. Marin Cilic (CRO) 3,515 (+5)10. Dominic Thiem (AUT) 3,205 (-1)11. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA) 2,895 (-1)12. Gael Monfils ...

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World top 10 unchanged PARIS: There were no changes to the top of the world golf rankings on Monday, after Rickie Fowler was the only top-10 player in action at the weekend.There was some movement lower down the rankings, with Japan's Hideki Matsuyama gaining four places to rise to 16th after finishing third in the Wyndham Championship.World golf top 201. Jason Day (AUS) 14.17 average pts2. Dustin Johnson (USA) 10.993. Jordan Spieth (USA) 10.114. Henrik Stenson (SWE) 9.345. Rory ...

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Mirza moves alone at top of doubles ranking Tennis star Sania Mirza took sole possession of the WTA doubles number one ranking after teaming up with Barbora Strycova to beat former partner Martina Hingis and Coco Vandeweghe 7-5, 6-4 in Cincinnati final.According to Indian Express, The 29-year-old will move alone to the top of the rankings, after her and Swiss Hingis ended their highly successful partnership last month as joint number ones.The dominant pairing claimed 14 titles, including three Grand Slams. According to ...

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U-21 hockey team depart for Spain, Netherlands tour ISLAMABAD: Pakistan under 21 team flew to Spain on late Sunday to play national junior side of that country in a three test match series.From Spain, Pakistan juniors will proceed to Netherlands to play matches against some of the top teams from Hoofdklasse (Netherlands Premier Division), a spokesman of Pakistan Hockey Federation said on Monday.It is worth mentioning that the Netherlands' league is the most competitive domestic hockey competition in the world with top sides ...

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Team USA remains on top on the last day of Rio Olympics 2016 The Rio Olympics finished with a marvelous carnival-inspired shutting ceremony, and the official handover to 2020 hosts Tokyo, while it’s become party time for top medalist as US leading the games.The Rio Games, which marked the first Olympics to be held in South America saw Team USA, top the medal chart in every category for only the seventh time in Olympic history and the first since 1948.USA is leading among all the nations with 121 ...

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Brazil bows with lavish closing ceremony; Tokyo flag goes off The Rio Olympic ended with a spectacular closing ceremony, in which Tokyo won the hearts of viewers. The celebration includes Brazilian dance, music, and lace making, commercial breaks, American medal counting. The colorful ceremony, ended up almost after three hours, the night was the celebration of Brazil's arts and culture held in a wet Maracana. On the floor of the stadium, a tree grew which symbolize the rebirth. Tongan flag bearer Pita Taufatofua was also ...

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Basketball-US wins third straight gold in men's final RIO DE JANEIRO: The United States won their third straight gold medal in men's Olympic basketball, hammering Serbia 96-66 in the final at the Rio Games on Sunday. It was a winning send-off for head coach Mike Krzyzewski in his final game with Team USA. Krzyzewski became the first head coach to lead three teams to Olympic gold and team captain Carmelo Anthony won his third gold medal.Copyright Reuters, 2016 ...