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Frankie Fredericks charged with corruption by French court

Four-time Olympic silver medallist Frankie Fredericks has been charged with money laundering and corruption by the French authorities. The charges were brought by a judge who is investigating allegations of vote-buying in international sport. Fredericks, 50, was accused of accepting ...

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Ladies French Open: Holly Clyburn fourth as Cristie Kerr wins first European title

Ladies French Open final leaderboard -17 C Kerr (US); -13 Xi Yu Lin (Chn); -8 A Munoz (Sp); -7 H Clyburn (Eng), A V Dam (Ned) Selected others: -4 G Hall (Eng), F Johnson (Eng); -3 A Boulden (Wal) Holly ...

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Neymar to miss Paris St-Germain debut in French league

Media playback is unsupported on your device Brazil forward Neymar, the world’s most expensive footballer, will miss Paris St-Germain’s first French league match of the season on Saturday after his documents failed to be lodged in time. His international transfer ...

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Wimbledon & French Open matches to be investigated

Matches at this year’s Wimbledon and French Open will be investigated by the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) for potential match-fixing. One match at Roland Garros and three at Wimbledon, two of them in the qualifying tournament and one in the ...

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Prix de Diane 2017: Senga wins French Oaks at Chantilly

Shutter Speed finished fourth and Rhododendron was pulled up by jockey Ryan Moore as Senga claimed victory at the Prix de Diane in Chantilly. Sistercharlie was second, with Terrakova third. Frankie Dettori managed to navigate Shutter Speed into a good ...

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Dominant Nadal wins record 10th French Open

Spain’s Rafael Nadal made history by winning a record 10th French Open title with victory over Stan Wawrinka in the Paris final. Nadal, 31, came through 6-2 6-3 6-1 against the Swiss third seed to claim his 15th major title. ...

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French Open 2017: Rafael Nadal wary of Stan Wawrinka's shot-making

French Open men’s final Venue: Roland Garros, Paris Date: Sunday, 11 June Time: 14:00 BST Coverage: Live radio commentary and text coverage on BBC Radio 5 live, the BBC Sport website and app. Rafael Nadal must overcome the spectacular shot-making ...

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Anything is possible, says surprise French Open champion Ostapenko

French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko believes “anything is possible” with the all-out attacking style which brought her a first Grand Slam title. The Latvian, 20, hit 54 winners on her way to a “dream” 4-6 6-4 6-3 win over Romania’s ...

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Andy Murray 'proud' to reach French Open semi-finals after tough year

Media playback is not supported on this device French Open men’s final Venue: Roland Garros, Paris. Date: Sunday, 11 June. Time: 14:00 BST. Coverage: Live radio commentary and text coverage on BBC Radio 5 live, the BBC Sport website and ...

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French Open 2017: Simona Halep meets Jelena Ostapenko in women's final

French Open women’s final Venue: Roland Garros, Paris Dates: Saturday, 10 June Time: 14:00 BST Coverage: Live radio commentary on BBC Radio 5 live and online and text updates on the BBC Sport website and app. Simona Halep and Jelena ...

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