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Giro d'Italia: Simon Yates extends lead with fine solo win on stage 15

Britain’s Simon Yates stormed to a sensational solo win on stage 15 to take a tight grip on the overall lead at the Giro d’Italia. The 25-year-old attacked with 18km to go of the stage to Sappada to blow away ...

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Ronaldo & Bale score but Real let slip two-goal lead to draw at Villarreal

Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo both scored but Real Madrid let a two-goal lead slip as they drew at Villarreal in their last match before the Champions League final against Liverpool. The visitors looked in control at half-time through Bale’s ...

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Giro d'Italia: Elia Viviani wins stage 13 as Simon Yates retains lead

Italian sprinter Elia Viviani took his third stage win at the Giro d’Italia as Simon Yates kept his overall lead. Viviani had endured a miserable day on Thursday but outkicked his rivals as the 180km stage to Nervesa della Battaglia ...

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Giro d'Italia: Sam Bennett wins stage as Simon Yates retains lead

Ireland’s Sam Bennett won a sprint finish on the Imola racing circuit to take stage 12 of the Giro d’Italia. In dire conditions, what should have been 214km of build-up to a bunch sprint instead became another thriller. And the ...

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Britain's Yates wins stage 11 to extend Giro lead

Britain’s Simon Yates put in a sublime late attack to win his second stage of the Giro d’Italia and extend his advantage in the leader’s pink jersey. Mitchelton-Scott rider Yates, 25, kicked with 1.5km to go and held off the ...

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Mohoric outsprints Denz to take stage 10 as GB's Yates maintains overall lead

Matej Mohoric outsprinted Nico Denz to take victory on stage 10 of the Giro d’Italia as Britain’s Simon Yates stayed in the leader’s pink jersey. The pair had broken clear late on a six-hour, 239km stage from Penne to Gualdo ...

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Buttler matches Sehwag's IPL record to lead Royals to another win

Indian Premier League, Mumbai: Mumbai Indians 168-6 (20 overs): Lewis 60*, Archer 2-16 Rajasthan Royals 171-3 (18 overs): Buttler 94*, Rahane 37 Rajasthan Royals won by seven wickets Scorecard. Table Jos Buttler struck an unbeaten 94 to lead Rajasthan Royals ...

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Yates continues to lead Giro as Carapaz wins stage eight

Britain’s Simon Yates hung on to the leader’s pink jersey as Ecuador’s Richard Carapaz made a late move to win stage eight of the Giro d’Italia. The Movistar rider launched a solo attack with a little over one kilometre to ...

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Giro d'Italia: Sam Bennett wins stage seven as Simon Yates retains lead

Britain’s Simon Yates held on to the overall lead as Ireland’s Sam Bennett won stage seven of the Giro d’Italia. The Bora-Hansgrohe rider jumped Elia Viviani just before the line as the 159km stage from Pizzo to Praia a Mare ...

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Rocco Forte Sicilian Open: England's Steven Brown and Ryan Evans one off lead

Rocco Forte Sicilian Open, second-round leaderboard -9 L Bjerregaard (Den), J Guerrier (Fra) -8 S Brown (Eng), R Evans (Eng) -7 M Lorenzo-Vera (Fra) Selected others: -4 P Waring (Eng), S Webster (Eng) -3 A Sullivan (Eng) -2 T Murray ...

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