Category: Sport

Sporting victories and other events.

MATCH REPORT: EURO 2016: England 2 – Wales 1

Group B begun their second round of matches and two of the home nations were set to deliver an exciting game filled with suspense. Here’s the lowdown from the England v Wales game. The England team started off with a very high tempo of play but were unable to convert their early chances. Raheem Sterling’s …

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17 June 2016
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AEGON Classic 2016 Day 6 – Konta grinds out win over Doi

Johanna Konta is through to the second round of the AEGON Classic after defeating the World Number 49 Misaki Doi in straight sets (7-6, 6-1). Doi and Konta had faced each other previously prior to this match in Rome a few months ago, where the Japanese player defeated the Briton in three sets. However, Konta …

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16 June 2016
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AEGON Classic 2016 Day 4 – Kvitova safely through to 2nd round

Petra Kvitova booked her place in the second round of the AEGON Classic after defeating her fellow Czech Republic opponent Lucie Safarova in straight sets (6-3, 6-2). Kvitova has had the upper hand over Safarova in their last eight meetings between each other, with the last time they faced other on grass was in her …

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15 June 2016
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AEGON Classic 2016 Day 3 – Watson and Keys advance to 2nd round

The British Number Two Heather Watson and World Number 16 Madison Keys both advanced to the second round of the AEGON Classic. Again, the weather played its part in delaying the start of play till 3pm, meaning matches had to be rescheduled or delayed till tomorrow. When play did get underway, Madison Keys was first …

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14 June 2016
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AEGON Classic 2016 Day 2 – Halep withdraws with Achilles injury

Simona Halep has been forced to withdraw from the AEGON Classic with an Achilles injury. This is a huge blow for the Romanian, ranked number 5 in the WTA rankings who had the news announced last Sunday. Halep said “I started to feel it since I came here. I have some fluid inside the tendon …

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12 June 2016
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AEGON Classic 2016 Day 1 – Robson through to 2nd qualifying round

Britain’s Laura Robson advanced to the second qualifying round of the 2016 AEGON Classic after defeating Varvara Lepchenko in straight sets (4-6, 1-6). It has been a very up and down few years or the 22 year-old Londoner, who has had chronic wrist problems for the last two and a half years. Nonetheless, the World …

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11 June 2016
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PREVIEW: AEGON Classic Birmingham 2016

As Wimbledon draws ever closer, the stars of women’s tennis are out in Birmingham for the AEGON Classic. Originally known as the Birmingham Classic which started in 1982 with the legendary American, Billie Jean King winning the inaugural tournament. The tournament continues to be held at the Edgbaston Priory Club in Birmingham, which was the …

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10 June 2016
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French Open Tennis: Murray sweeps Gasquet in four sets

By Renu Chopra Andy Murray moves a step closer to claiming his first French Open title after escaping an early scare to beat Richard Gasquet to book his place in the semi-finals. Murray fought back to win in four sets after an early scare as Gasquet climbed back claiming the first set 7-5 after being three …

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02 June 2016
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Drinkwater’s omission is harsh reality for Premier League clubs

Tuesday 31st May: the day Roy Hodgson sent social media into meltdown with his Euro 2016 squad selection. Hodgson announced his final 23-man squad for the upcoming tournament in France, and made the bold decision to drop Leicester City star man Danny Drinkwater. The England manager instead favoured Jordan Henderson and Jack Wilshere, the latter …

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02 June 2016
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Mayweather/McGregor: financially logical, not competitive at all

Following the retirement of Floyd Mayweather (49-0, 26 KOs) in September 2015, after his victory over Andre Berto, there were many cynics who thought this wouldn’t be the last time Mayweather steps into a boxing ring. Amidst all the speculation, the consensus among boxing fans was a rematch against Manny Pacquiao (58-6-2, 38 KOs) would …

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02 June 2016
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