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Sports Federer gets bragging rights over Williams in hugely anticipated match
Author: 0 Federer gets bragging rights over Williams in hugely anticipated match

They will play in men's and women's singles rubbers before meeting in the mixed doubles alongside partners Belinda Bencic and Frances Tiafoe . Earlier, Williams had shown her competitive mettle by coming through a testing singles encounter with Bencic to level the tie at 1-1 after Federer's 6-4 6-1 straight sets win over Tiafoe.

Sports Rumours: PSG hold talks with Arsenal's Ramsey about potential January move
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Legit.ng earlier reported that Arsenal outcast Aaron Ramsey is now holding talks with French giants Paris Saint-Germian, according to reports . If Juventus were to sign Ramsey, they would be adding a player who could feed talented front men Cristiano Ronaldo and Paulo Dybala while adding depth to an already talented squad.

Sports Djokovic Beats Anderson, Claims Mubadala Championship Title
Author: 0 Djokovic Beats Anderson, Claims Mubadala Championship Title

Wimbledon and US Open champion Djokovic now heads to neighbouring Doha where he will be top seed at the Qatar Open starting on Monday. It was the third time Nadal has lost an Australian Open final and he won his 2009 Melbourne Park final against Federer to complete a career Grand Slam.

Sports Top 5 Run-scorers in Tests in 2018
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India´s captain Virat Kohli (2nd L) and vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane (2nd R) celebrate on the final day of the third cricket Test match between Australia and India in Melbourne on December 30, 2018 . "We've just got to keep working away and backing the guys to get better and improve", said Paine. And India can get into positions from which they can win and kick on.

Sports Pep Guardiola: Title race would be over had Manchester City not won
Author: 0 Pep Guardiola: Title race would be over had Manchester City not won

Kevin De Bruyne is facing a fight to be fit in time for Manchester City's showdown with Liverpool next week, according to a report. Liverpool gave us goals upon goals upon goals in the 2017/18 season - and are continuing to do so in this campaign - so they rightly appear multiple times on this list.

Sports EPL: N'Golo Kante scores as Chelsea beat Crystal Palace 1-0
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Willian struck a free-kick against the post, before Ross Barkley's hooked shot also also hit the woodwork. Coach Maurizio Sarri said the Frenchman had an ankle problem which looked set to rule him out of Wednesday's game against Southampton and adds to the team's fitness problems, particularly in attack with Pedro, Cesc Fabregas and Ruben Loftus Cheek also now sidelined.

Sports Lakers' Lonzo Ball (calf) expected to play on Friday despite recent injury
Author: 0 Lakers' Lonzo Ball (calf) expected to play on Friday despite recent injury

But we want y'all to know that we're the LA Clippers. In 14 games this season, Rondo averaged 8 points, 4 rebounds, and almost 7 assists. We're fans of the game. Sources told ESPN that James' groin strain is significant and the Lakers are preparing for him to miss several games, including Friday against the Clippers.

Sports Ravens top Browns, win NFC North; Steelers eliminated
Author: 0 Ravens top Browns, win NFC North; Steelers eliminated

Asked about it this week, Mayfield said he couldn't recall what happened. While the dates and times won't be announced for a while, normally in April, the Steelers know who will be on the schedule, including the traditional AFC North opponents.

Sports Federer thrashes Norrie to give holder Switzerland lead at Hopman Cup
Author: 0 Federer thrashes Norrie to give holder Switzerland lead at Hopman Cup

The 20-year-old held his nerve, achieving a mini break from Tsitsipas' first two serves to claim the tiebreaker. "It's great to be back out in match day, and it's great to be back out here", she said after the match. In the women's singles, Sakkari came out blazing and won the first set without dropping a game, but Boulter then steadied herself to level the match.

Sports 'Don't want to be facing Bumrah' - Kohli
Author: 0 'Don't want to be facing Bumrah' - Kohli

Despite more batting failures, Australia were still alive at stumps on 258-8, needing another 141 runs with the gutsy Cummins on 61 not out - only his second Test 50 and his highest score. The match will be remembered for the brilliance of Jasprit Bumrah and Pat Cummins. "It's been an interesting year, a hard year. the silver lining is in the next few months we've got some world-class players available", Paine said after the third Test loss.

Sports Cousins, Vikings get shot at playoffs vs. Bears
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Making their first playoff appearance in eight years, the third-seeded Bears will host the sixth-seeded Eagles in the wild-card round next Saturday or Sunday. When the Minnesota Vikings schedule was released back in April, the Week 17 matchup against the Chicago Bears appeared to be an afterthought. Nick Foles will lead the Eagles into the playoffs, banged up as Carson Wentz' presence continues to loom over the franchise after brass decided against putting him on IR.

Sports Packers interview Jim Caldwell for HC vacancy
Author: 0 Packers interview Jim Caldwell for HC vacancy

Despite those numbers, the Lions unceremoniously dumped him following a 2017 season where the team finished with a 9-7 record. Green Bay's coaching vacancy is expected to be one of the most sought-after positions in recent memory, despite the team struggling to a 6-8-1 record this season.

Sports Rangers 1 Celtic 0: Gerrard's men win Old Firm derby
Author: 0 Rangers 1 Celtic 0: Gerrard's men win Old Firm derby

With Gerrard and Rangers' players taking delight in the result, I thought Brendan Rodgers' words post-game were worthy of highlighting, as whilst he was respectful in the main, he can only have hated describing our performance like this. 'Listen, Celtic are still the favourites, ' he said. "As you could imagine the changing room is buzzing with that and we go into the break now on a high".

Sports Bayern Munich make second Hudson-Odoi bid
Author: 0 Bayern Munich make second Hudson-Odoi bid

At this stage, Chelsea are yet to respond to Bayern's latest bid. The Croatian worldwide star sealed a loan move to Chelsea as part of the deal that took ex-Blues shot stopper Thibaut Courtois to Real Madrid in the summer. Although Bayern are understood to be not the only club to monitor the player as fellow German side Borussia Dortmund are also keeping tabs on the attacker.

Sports Serena Williams welcomes WTA’s rule change to help mothers
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Williams developed blood clots after giving birth to daughter Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr. on September 1, 2017, and four surgeries would follow. The sisters are two of the most accomplished players in tennis history, with 30 Grand Slam titles between them-23 for Serena and seven for Venus-and both are former No.1s.This is the 11th year of the Mubadala World Tennis Championship , held at the International Tennis Centre at Zayed Sports City in Abu Dhabi .

Sports Boult takes devastating 6-4 in just 15 balls against Sri Lanka
Author: 0 Boult takes devastating 6-4 in just 15 balls against Sri Lanka

Mendis, who helped save the first Test with Mathews with an unbroken 274-run partnership, appeared well set to repeat the dose with Chandimal on Saturday as they thwarted New Zealand for the entire first session. After resuming the day at 24 for two, Sri Lanka were 89 for two at lunch with Mendis on 51 and Chandimal on 33. New Zealand's batsmen all got starts in their second innings with Tom Latham (176) and Henry Nicholls (162 not out) notching their first centuries on their home ground ...

Sports Suspensions upheld for Clemson DT Dexter Lawrence and two others
Author: 0 Suspensions upheld for Clemson DT Dexter Lawrence and two others

Swinney said that a small amount of the ostarine was found in the tests for All-American defensive tackle Dexter Lawrence , as well as tight end Braden Galloway and offensive lineman Zach Giella . Huggins stepped up past year when Lawrence missed time with a foot injury. "That roster is so deep in talent I'm not concerned we're not going to get a good challenge up front", Mustipher said.

Sports Kyler Murray Baseball: Could Oklahoma QB Play MLB & NFL?
Author: 0 Kyler Murray Baseball: Could Oklahoma QB Play MLB & NFL?

Murray is scheduled to join the Oakland Athletics in February for spring training but he reportedly also is considering entering the National Football League draft following his stellar 2018 season on the gridiron. Murray has continued to voice that the plan is to play baseball once the 2018 campaign comes to a close as he's under contract with the Oakland Athletics.

Sports Belk Bowl super excited about Josh Belk making a tackle
Author: 0 Belk Bowl super excited about Josh Belk making a tackle

Vann (5'10/185) has been rotating outside during his freshman season, but there will be more snaps and targets to go around with wide receiver Deebo Samuel skipping the game to focus on the 2019 NFL Draft . Virginia's Bryce Perkins-led offense is plodding and methodical, but it's found success against the weaker defenses on its schedule. Perkins is also the 2nd leading rusher for the Cavaliers as he has 9 rushing TD's on the season while averaging 70.2 rushing yds/g.

Sports Liverpool v Arsenal, Premier League
Author: 0 Liverpool v Arsenal, Premier League

Kolasinac clattered into the back of Lovren to concede a second penalty which Firmino dispatched for the first Liverpool hat-trick against Arsenal since Peter Crouch's in 2007. That description does scant justice to the quality of Firmino's contribution: the Brazilian glided effortlessly past attempts to challenge from Mustafi and Papastathopoulos before placing the ball calmly beyond a nonplussed Bernd Leno .

Sports It's time for Chelsea to decide on Hazard future, says Sarri
Author: 0 It's time for Chelsea to decide on Hazard future, says Sarri

There's every chance that Chelsea can compete for the title if Sarri is backed in the transfer window - a new striker is a necessity - but his focus now is on keeping Eden Hazard at the club . "I am the coach". Sarri added: "I can not see the problem of Hazard in this role - he played four matches and scored three goals and made two assists".

Sports Warner forced me into ball-tampering, says Bancroft
Author: 0 Warner forced me into ball-tampering, says Bancroft

Like Warner, he declined to offer specifics, instead saying he failed as captain by not stopping "something" he knew wasn't right. "I don't see how he can remain silent about it, I don't see how he can make his return to cricket without answering the pertinent questions".

Sports LeBron taking time to heal groin injury
Author: 0 LeBron taking time to heal groin injury

Woj writes : "A timeline for James' return is further complicated by the fact that he has never had to navigate this severe of a groin injury and still needs to gain an understanding of how his body will respond to treatment". The Lakers (20-14) have yet to play a game without their franchise star. James, who remained in Los Angeles while his teammates flew to Sacramento, had previously played in every game since the finale of the 2016-17 regular season, when he sat out to rest.

Sports Alderweireld’s Contract Extension Includes A Hidden Transfer Clause
Author: 0 Alderweireld’s Contract Extension Includes A Hidden Transfer Clause

He had made 24 appearances in all competitions as Spurs made a positive start to the season. "What can I say, Sonny is doing a fantastic job for the team", said Pochettino. While Ole Gunnar Solskjær has replaced former United boss José Mourinho as caretaker manager until the end of the season , the 45-year-old Norwegian will have the club's financial backing in the January transfer window .

Sports Pat Cummins' four for leave India tottering at 54/5 in 2nd innings
Author: 0 Pat Cummins' four for leave India tottering at 54/5 in 2nd innings

While it was welcome relief for Australian bowlers who had exhausted in the Melbourne heat, it hinted at a pitch that could become even more miserable for the hosts to bat on as the game passes the halfway point. But his batsmen also found it tough going and they slumped to 54 for five , with first innings century-maker Cheteshwar Pujara and Kohli himself sensationally out for ducks.

Sports Messi: I knew I wouldn't win Ballon d'Or
Author: 0 Messi: I knew I wouldn't win Ballon d'Or

PSG won't let him quit'. Ronaldo celebrates scoring against Barcelona while still at Real Madrid . I don't need any change. Cristiano was a great player for La Liga and Real Madrid and they were great battles, but I look at the same thing as always, which is my team, and winning things there, whether he's here or not.