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Lyon Open: Cameron Norrie beaten by Gilles Simon in semi-final

Britain’s Cameron Norrie failed to make the final of the Lyon Open after a 6-1 7-6 (8-6) defeat by experienced Frenchman Gilles Simon. Norrie, 22, had claimed the biggest win of his career by beating world number 10 John Isner ...

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Giro d'Italia: Simon Yates keeps lead as Elia Viviani wins sprint finish

Britain’s Simon Yates retained his lead at the Giro d’Italia after a wet sprint finish on stage 17 in Iseo. Italy’s Elia Viviani took his fourth stage victory of the 2018 tour from Ireland’s Sam Bennett in a chaotic final ...

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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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Italian Open: Maria Sharapova to play Simon Halep in semi-finals

Former world number one Maria Sharapova reached the Italian Open semi-finals after fighting back to beat reigning French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko. Sharapova, 31, won 6-7 (6-8) 6-4 7-5 against the 20-year-old Latvian, taking her third match point to end ...

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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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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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Giro d'Italia: Simon Yates takes overall lead as Esteban Chaves wins stage six

Britain’s Simon Yates stormed into the overall lead in the Giro d’Italia as team-mate Esteban Chaves won stage six. Yates, 26, attacked in the last two kilometres of the 163km stage to Mount Etna with his rivals for the general ...

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Giro d'Italia: Simon Yates up to third as Tim Wellens wins stage four

Britain’s Simon Yates made up ground on overall leader Rohan Dennis as Tim Wellens won a tough uphill sprint on stage four of the Giro d’Italia. The first stage on Italian soil, after three in Israel, finished with a 1km ...

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Simon says: Yates' Giro d'Italia stage-by-stage guide

Britain’s Chris Froome starts the 101st edition of the Giro d’Italia looking to become just the third rider to win three successive Grand Tours. The Team Sky rider won his fourth Tour de France title last July and followed that ...

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