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On this day: Died June 21, 1969: Maureen Connolly, American tennis player

20 Jun 2020

American Maureen Connolly's career lasted only four years in the early 1950s but it was enough time for "Little Mo" to make a big impression in the tennis world.

Need more than hashtags, campaigns to curb racism, says Kanoute

10 Jun 2020

BENGALURU Racism in sport and society cannot be removed merely by a few campaigns as it is entrenched the world over, former Mali and Sevilla forward Frederic Kanoute said on Wednesday, adding he would nevertheless help Spain's La Liga fight the menace.

On this day: Born April 29, 1970: Andre Agassi, American tennis player

28 Apr 2020

Heading into his maiden Grand Slam final on the red clay of Roland Garros in 1990, Andre Agassi said a prayer.

Halep hopes dream Wimbledon run can end U.S. Open nightmare

23 Aug 2019

Simona Halep is living the dream after her Wimbledon triumph and the Romanian heads into next week's U.S. Open hoping for a new dawn at the season's final Grand Slam after early exits in the last two years.

Sanchez Vicario says world No. 1 Osaka facing pressure of instant fame

17 May 2019

BENGALURU Naomi Osaka's fluctuating form before the French Open is a sign that the newest star in women's tennis is struggling with the pressure of being number one, Spanish tennis great Arantxa Sanchez Vicario said.

Sweden seek win over Mexico with off-field issues behind them

26 Jun 2018

YEKATERINBURG, Russia Sweden have moved on from the off-field issues that dominated the headlines after their defeat by Germany and are determined to beat Mexico for a place in the last 16, coach Janne Andersson said on Tuesday.

Mexico keen to keep winning run going against Sweden

25 Jun 2018

YEKATERINBURG, Russia Mexico will look to add gloss to their World Cup campaign when they face Sweden in their final Group F match on Wednesday, with a win likely to boost the image of their embattled coach Juan Carlos Osorio back home.

Honda salvages 2-2 draw for Japan against Senegal with late strike

24 Jun 2018

YEKATERINBURG, Russia Midfielder Keisuke Honda came off the bench to salvage a 2-2 draw for Japan against Senegal, as both teams were locked at the top of Group H following an entertaining encounter on Sunday.

It's more than Japan brains vs. Senegal brawn, says Cisse

23 Jun 2018

YEKATERINBURG, Russia Senegal are not unduly worried about taking on Japan in Sunday's Group H clash despite the Asians possessing plenty of technical quality across the pitch, the African team's coach Aliou Cisse said on Saturday.

Confident Japan keen to flaunt attack against Senegal

22 Jun 2018

YEKATERINBURG, Russia Japan will look to further explore their attacking potential when they face Senegal in a battle of the surprise contenders to advance to the knockout stage from Group H on Sunday.

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