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Emma Raducanu can ‘rule the world’ after shock US Open success
Former Wimbledon champion Virginia Wade says the 18-year-old needs advice on how to cope with her increased fame
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Brooklyn Nets defy early Harden exit to seize lead over Milwaukee Bucks
Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant combined for 54 points in a 115-107 victory for the Nets.
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Putting diesel fuel tax on par with petrol 'justifiable', report finds
Putting diesel tax on par with petrol would result in net gains for the exchequer and net reductions in pollution, the ESRI says.
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Liverpool have three finals left – Mignolet eyes top four-finish
The Liverpool No 1 is desperate to end the season strongly and finish in the top four.
# backhand boys
Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic teamed up to make this music video
You’re move, Andy.
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Novak Djokovic won a ridiculous amount of money playing tennis this year
Take the rest of the day off. .
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Back off, Madrid: Manchester United have started contract negotiations with David De Gea
The Old Trafford No 1 has been the club’s top performer.
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Chelsea post record financial results
The London club raked in £255.8 million in the 12 months to 30 June.
# Wowzers me trousers
As the NBA returns, here's a brilliant alternate take on basketball commentary
Every announcer should have the phrase wowzers me trousers in their Arsenal.
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The 10 highest paid soccer players in the world right now
I want to go there.
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Football stars avoid French plan for 75% income tax
Footballers earning over €1m, like Zlatan Ibrahimovic, would have lost a heft chunk of their weekly wage.
# Nerds
Snapshot: 'Geek' and 'nerd' Wozilroy exchange Christmas gifts
‘But I wanted a dork one!’
# double joy
Delight for Chloe Magee as she wins Turkish Open title
The Irish Olympian also won the mixed doubles with her brother Sam Magee.
# unbridled
Scott Evans wins Irish Open badminton title
Chloe Magee was unlucky to lose out in the Women’s Singles Final in Baldoyle this afternoon.
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Evans and Magee advance to the finals of Irish Open
The Olympic badminton stars will face French and Danish opponents in Sunday title deciders.
# Last Line
Net gain: Giovanni Trapattoni confident in Given's replacement Westwood
“We know our fans expect instant success but that’s easier said than done and overall I am happy with our performance and the result.”
# Tennis
Caroline Wozniacki is releasing her own underwear line
This is why the Danish star’s website has crashed.
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German town names street after Roger Federer
Turn left at Boris Becker and continue on down to the end of Michael Stich…
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Northern exposure: Wozzilroy swing in to add glamour to Ravenhill
Sport’s youngest power couple were pitchside as Leinster saw off provincial rivals Ulster in Belfast tonight.
# It's for you
VIDEO: Nets fan gets hit by ball while texting
Scolding parents the world over will enjoy this ‘told you so’ moment from an NBA match
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Courting: Isner singles out Serena for Olympic mixed doubles
“I’m pretty good friends with Serena. Might need to bribe her, maybe send a gift in the mail to get her to play with me.”
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David de Gea: critics drove me on
Spanish ‘keeper endured a difficult start to his Old Trafford career but has been an ever-present in the United side since the beginning of February.
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The lad will go far: Peter Schmeichel backs young pretender De Gea
Old Trafford legend says media have been too harsh on Manchester United’s young goalkeeper.
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While you were sleeping: here's what you missed at the Aussie Open
It’s been a good day for the likes of Andy Murray and Maria Sharapova in Melbourne.
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Australian Open leading the way online
Innovative social media concepts at this year’s tournament aim to help fans feel like they are involved, even if they aren’t there – or in bed halfway round the world.
# Down Under
While you were sleeping: Nadal, Clijsters, Na advance at Aussie Open
Nadal, the 2009 champion at Melbourne Park, beat Alex Kuznetsov 6-4, 6-1, 6-1.
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Top tennis players set to battle for the largest prize in history of grand slams
The Australian Open is offering the biggest purse ever. Not bad work if you can get it.
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Ireland seventh in Europe... in footballtennis
Those lovers of the hybrid sport have once again done their nation proud during a week in Cyprus
Voices
Column: have you heard about Ireland's other European Championships bid this week?
A group of young students set up the country’s FootballTennis association after a late-night email to the world governing body. Now they’re off to the Euros.
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Juego Bonito: the best bits (and the worst) from last night’s Copa America action
The line-up for the tournament’s quarter-finals is now complete. Catch up with all of the latest action here.
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Nadal is fighting fit, insists doctor
Wimbledon champ is strong enough to face Mardy Fish later, according to physician who treated Nadal’s foot.
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Stating the obvious: De Gea admits Manchester United interest
Spain U-21 ‘keeper was in Manchester yesterday for a medical with the Old Trafford club.
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De Gea at Old Trafford for Man United medical
Fergie’s on the brink of sealing big-money deal for Atletico Madrid goalkeeper.
# All single ladies
Roger, can you handle this? Wimbledon to welcome Beyonce and Jay-Z
Hip-hop’s first couple picked a good day to visit SW19 with plenty of intriguing matches slated for decision.
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Dublin-based Diatchenko into final Wimbledon qualifier
Recovering from 0-2 in the 2nd set, Diatchenko won four straight games before serving out the match.
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King of Queen's: Dogged Murray defeats Tsonga in London
Britain’s Wimbledon hopeful claims an impressive victory against France’s Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.
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Boom! Murray sets up Nadal semi-final clash
It’s going to be quite the finish to the men’s tournament as the game’s top four square off at Roland Garros.