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Federer out as Anderson comes from two sets down to win – highlights & report

Media playback is not supported on this device Wimbledon 2018 on the BBC Venue: All England Club, Wimbledon Dates: 2-15 July Coverage: Watch live on BBC TV, BBC iPlayer, BBC Red Button, Connected TVs and the BBC Sport website and ...

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Asher-Smith sets British Championships 100m record

Media playback is not supported on this device British Athletics Championships Date: 30 June – 1 July Venue: Alexander Stadium, Birmingham Coverage: Live coverage on BBC Two and the Red Button on Sunday. Full details Dina Asher-Smith set a British ...

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Royal Ascot 2018: Michael Stoute sets record as Poet's Word beats Cracksman

Sir Michael Stoute became the all-time leading Royal Ascot trainer as Poet’s Word shocked strong favourite Cracksman in the Prince of Wales’ Stakes. The 11-2 chance, ridden by James Doyle, was a clear victor from last year’s Champion Stakes winner ...

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Le Mans: Fernando Alonso to start from pole after Kazuki Nakajima sets fastest time

Fernando Alonso will start his first Le Mans 24 Hours from pole after team-mate Kazuki Nakajima qualified fastest. The Japanese, an ex-Williams Formula 1 driver, set a lap in final qualifying on Thursday two seconds faster than the best achieved ...

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Zharnel Hughes: Briton sets world leading 100m time and PB of 9.91secs in Jamaica

Britain’s Zharnel Hughes ran 9.91 seconds – the fastest 100m time in the world this year – as he went under 10 seconds for the first time in Jamaica. The 22-year-old did not start as well as home sprinter Yohan ...

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Asher-Smith sets new British 100m record in Oslo

Dina Asher-Smith broke her own British 100m record with a run of 10.92 seconds at the Diamond League meeting in Oslo. The 22-year-old, who set the previous national mark of 10.99 as a teenager in 2015, was narrowly denied victory ...

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Semenya sets fastest 800m time of year at Eugene Diamond League

Diamond League 2018 Venue: Eugene, Oregon Date: 26 May Coverage details: Highlights show on BBC Two on Sunday, 27 May, from 13:00 BST South Africa’s Caster Semenya set the year’s best time in the 800m at the Diamond League meeting ...

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Madrid Open: Petra Kvitova digs deep to beat Kiki Bertens in three sets in final

Petra Kvitova outlasted her Dutch opponent Kiki Bertens to win a historic third Madrid Open title. The Czech world number 10, who also won last week in Prague, finally triumphed 7-6 (8-6) 4-6 6-3 in two hours and 52 minutes. ...

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Barcelona Open: Novak Djokovic beaten in second round by Martin Klizan, Rafael Nadal through in straight sets

Former world number one Novak Djokovic fell to a surprise defeat by Slovakian qualifier Martin Klizan in the second round of the Barcelona Open. Klizan, ranked 140th in the world, beat 12th-ranked Djokovic 6-2 1-6 6-3. The 12-time Grand Slam ...

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Australian superhorse Winx sets world record

Australian champion mare Winx has set a world record of 17 wins at flat racing’s Group One level with victory in the George Ryder Stakes in Sydney. The Chris Waller-trained six-year-old, who was ridden by Hugh Bowman, is now unbeaten ...

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