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Nadal loss sends shockwaves round Wimbledon

LONDON - The untroubled advance of the heavy hitters at Wimbledon was spectacular halted on Thursday when twice champion Rafa Nadal was bundled out by German qualifier Dustin Brown who played the match of his life.

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Recalled Finn has learnt his England lessons

LONDON - England pace bowler Steven Finn has learnt his lessons after a dramatic loss of form and is ready to make "another debut" if he is selected for the first test against Australia next week.

Australia 3:48pm BST

Argentina face Chile in history-rich Copa America final

SANTIAGO - Argentina head into Saturday’s Copa America final seeking their first major silverware in 22 years while hosts Chile aim to end a century-long jinx by winning the trophy for the first time.

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Spanish federation chief to step down amid probe

MADRID - Spanish tennis federation (RFET) president Jose Luis Escanuela opted to stand down on Thursday, one day after he was suspended for failing to cooperate in a probe into the organisation's finances.

Tennis 8:37pm BST

Rome 2024 bid endorsed by Italy's CONI

ROME - Rome's bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games was unanimously endorsed by the Italian Olympic Committee (CONI) on Thursday in what bid president Luca di Montezemolo described as an important signal of support.

8:35pm BST

McLaren handed an extra power unit in rules review

SILVERSTONE, England - Struggling McLaren will be allowed an extra engine for each of their drivers as Formula One announced a package of measures on Thursday that included an overhaul of its controversial power unit penalty system.

Formula One 7:34pm BST

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