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FILE PHOTO: Dmitry Lapikov of Russia competes in the men’s 105kg weightlifting clean and jerk competition at the World Weightlifting Championships in Goyang, north of Seoul, November 29, 2009. Lapikov took the overall silver medal at the event. REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won/File Photo MOSCOW (Reuters) – Another seven Russian weightlifters have been provisionally suspended for doping violations,
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(Reuters) – Novak Djokovic wore down Lucas Pouille after an even first set, dispatching the Frenchman 7-6(2) 6-1 in a Cincinnati Masters quarter-final in Ohio on Friday. Aug 16, 2019; Mason, OH, USA; Novak Djokovic (SRB) returns a shot against Lucas Pouille (FRA) during the Western and Southern Open tennis tournament at Lindner Family Tennis
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Troubled wide receiver Josh Gordon was reinstated on a conditional basis by the NFL, the league announced on Friday. FILE PHOTO: Nov 25, 2018; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; New England Patriots wide receiver Josh Gordon (10) runs with the ball against the New York Jets during the first quarter at MetLife Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brad
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FILE PHOTO: Aug 12, 2019; Mason, OH, USA; Andy Murray (GBR) returns a shot against Richard Gasquet (FRA) during the Western and Southern Open tennis tournament at Lindner Family Tennis Center. Mandatory Credit: Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports (Reuters) – Andy Murray will meet 72nd-ranked American Tennys Sandgren in the first round at the Winston-Salem Open
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For the first time in six years, Richard Gasquet is headed to the semifinals of an ATP Masters 1000 event. FILE PHOTO: Aug 12, 2019; Mason, OH, USA; Andy Murray (GBR) returns a shot against Richard Gasquet (FRA) during the Western and Southern Open tennis tournament at Lindner Family Tennis Center. Mandatory Credit: Aaron Doster-USA
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(Reuters) – World number one Naomi Osaka retired from the Cincinnati Masters with an apparent knee injury on Friday, less than two weeks before the start of her U.S. Open title defence. Aug 16, 2019; Mason, OH, USA; Ashleigh Barty (AUS) reacts to defeating Maria Sakkari (GRE) during the Western and Southern Open tennis tournament
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Aug 16, 2019; Mason, OH, USA; Naomi Osaka (JPN) returns a shot against Sofia Kenin (USA) during the Western and Southern Open tennis tournament at Lindner Family Tennis Center. Mandatory Credit: Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports (Reuters) – Japanese world number one Naomi Osaka retired due to injury from her quarter-final match with American Sofia Kenin.
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FILE PHOTO: Aug 14, 2019; Mason, OH, USA; Yoshihito Nishioka (JPN) returns a shot against Kei Nishikori (JPN) during the Western and Southern Open tennis tournament at Lindner Family Tennis Center. Mandatory Credit: Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports (Reuters) – Japan’s Yoshihito Nishioka withdrew from the Cincinnati Masters on Friday due illness, tournament officials said. Nishioka
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Scotsman Andy Murray accepted a wild-card invitation to next week’s Winston-Salem Open to continue his singles comeback, but he has decided to skip the U.S. Open. FILE PHOTO: Aug 12, 2019; Mason, OH, USA; Andy Murray (GBR) serves against Richard Gasquet (FRA) during the Western and Southern Open tennis tournament at Lindner Family Tennis Center.
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Aug 15, 2019; Baltimore, MD, USA; Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson (8) throws before the game against the Green Bay Packers at M&T Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports Aaron Rodgers liked what he saw out of Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson during their preseason game Thursday, although the two-time NFL Most Valuable
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FILE PHOTO: Joseph Tsai, Executive Vice Chairman of Alibaba Group, attends the Alibaba Group’s 11.11 Singles’ Day global shopping festival in Shanghai, China, November 11, 2017. REUTERS/Aly Song (Reuters) – Alibaba Group Holding Ltd co-founder Joseph Tsai is buying a 51% stake that he doesn’t already own in NBA’s Brooklyn Nets and its Barclays arena
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(Reuters) – Andy Murray will play in the singles at next week’s Winston-Salem Open as he continues his comeback from hip surgery, tournament officials told Reuters on Thursday. FILE PHOTO – Aug 12, 2019; Mason, OH, USA; Andy Murray (GBR) serves against Richard Gasquet (FRA) during the Western and Southern Open tennis tournament at Lindner
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