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Sepp Kuss wins first Tour de France stage but Tadej Pogacar retains lead

Sepp Kuss, of the Jumbo-Visma team, won stage 15 of the Tour de France, from Ceret to Andorra-La-Vieille, after a 32-rider breakaway broke up on the final climbs of the Port d’Envalira and the first category Col de Bexailis. The 26-year-old Coloradan, who lives in Andorra during the season, held off the pursuing veteran, Alejandro […]

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Novak Djokovic wins sixth Wimbledon title after battle with Matteo Berrettini

Novak Djokovic has never been afraid to speak out his ambitions for the world to hear. That was true when he was a novice on the tour and to many his self-confidence was misplaced, and it has maintained deep into his 30s as he has chased down the singular goal of becoming the greatest player […]

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Harry Smith’s late try gives Wigan vital victory over makeshift Huddersfield

Few games have epitomised where Super League, not just Wigan Warriors and Huddersfield Giants, finds itself right now better than this one. The very fact both these sides were scrambling to keep their seasons alive and arrest drastically poor form here was symptomatic of the competition’s wider situation. With more than 20 first-team players – […]

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England fans force way into Wembley without tickets for Euro 2020 final

Groups of England fans without tickets forced their way through the Wembley turnstiles before the Euro 2020 final against Italy, multiple witnesses have told the Guardian. Supporters breached security barriers outside the stadium and squeezed behind ticket-holders or burst through the electronic gates that allow entry to the concourses and seats. Witnesses said the numbers […]

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Neal Skupski and Desirae Krawczyk storm to Wimbledon mixed doubles title

With three Britons in the final of the mixed doubles, a home champion was always guaranteed to come from the last match of this year’s Wimbledon and it was Neal Skupski who tasted glory. Skupski and Desirae Krawczyk, the No 7 seeds, beat the all-British pairing of Joe Salisbury and Harriet Dart 6-2, 7-6 (1) […]

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First among equals, Novak Djokovic basks in his everlasting summer

Moments after Novak Djokovic captured his sixth Wimbledon title, with an enthralling and high-class victory over the Italian gunslinger Matteo Berrettini, he patted the grass like an old friend before chewing on a single blade. It has become a familiar ritual. But, for the first time on Centre Court, the Serb was heralded with shouts […]