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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s rampaging bushfires continue to affect top-level sporting events with a women’s soccer match scheduled for Newcastle on Friday postponed because of the poor air quality and expected soaring temperatures. FILE PHOTO: Firefighters put out spot fires in Kiah, Australia January 8, 2020. REUTERS/Tracey Nearmy Hundreds of fires have scorched more than
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WELLINGTON (Reuters) – Wildcard Eugenie Bouchard showed she may have turned a corner as she attempts to resurrect her career with victory over eighth seed Caroline Garcia, while Alize Cornet beat world number 15 Petra Martic at the Auckland Classic on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Tennis – Australian Open – First Round – Melbourne Park, Melbourne,
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(Reuters) – Top seed Serena Williams kick-started her Auckland Classic singles campaign with an easy 6-3 6-2 victory over Italian qualifier Camila Giorgi on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain – July 13, 2019 Serena Williams of the U.S. in action during the final against
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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Novak Djokovic braved extreme humidity to overcome tricky opponent Gael Monfils 6-3 6-2 at the inaugural ATP Cup team event in Brisbane on Monday. Tennis – ATP Cup – RAC Arena, Perth, Australia – January 6, 2020 Spain’s Rafael Nadal celebrates winning his Group B singles match against Uruguay’s Pablo Cuevas REUTERS/Ciro
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FILE PHOTO: Dec 29, 2019; Orchard Park, New York, USA; Buffalo Bills outside linebacker Lorenzo Alexander (57) warms up prior to the game against the New York Jets at New Era Field. Mandatory Credit: Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports Buffalo Bills linebacker Lorenzo Alexander announced his retirement after Saturday’s 22-19 overtime playoff loss to the Houston
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(Reuters) – The Tennessee Titans beat the New England Patriots 20-13 in an AFC wild card playoff game on Saturday that might turn out to be a bitter end to Tom Brady’s storied career. Jan 4, 2020; Foxborough, Massachusetts, USA; New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) shakes hand with Tennessee Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill
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SYDNEY (Reuters) – World number one Rafa Nadal overcame a temporary blip on his way to victory at the ATP Cup on Saturday, shortly after Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic survived a tough battle against fit-again South African Kevin Anderson. Tennis – ATP Cup – RAC Arena, Perth, Australia – January 4, 2020 Spain’s Rafael
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