Swiatek shines in 51-minute French Open blitz

Swiatek blitzed 80th-ranked Wang Xinyu of China 6-0, 6-0 on the back of 21 winners as the 22-year-old Pole took another step closer to becoming the first woman since Justine Henin in 2007 to win back-to-back titles at Roland Garros.

Nadal faces 'five months recovery' after keyhole surgery on hip

The 22-time Grand Slam title winner, who celebrated his 37th birthday on Saturday, could in theory be back in time for the Davis Cup finals in November

Sinner exits French Open after wasting match points in thriller

Eighth-seeded Sinner, whose best performance at Roland Garros came in 2020 when he lost in the quarter-finals against Rafael Nadal, looked set for a no-nonsense win after cruising through the third set but Altmaier had other ideas.

Bangladesh defeat Thailand 4-1

After failing to realise their target of qualifying for the semifinals, Bangladesh ensured they would at least finish in sixth place in the AHF Junior Asia Cup after handing a 4-1 defeat to Thailand in the 5th-8th place-deciding match in Salalah on Tuesday night.

Djokovic courts controversy with Kosovo 'heart of Serbia' message

"Kosovo is our cradle, our stronghold, centre of the most important things for our country... There are many reasons why I wrote that on the camera," 36-year-old Djokovic told Serb media at the tournament

Medvedev approaches French Open with 'more expectations' than usual

Fresh from his maiden claycourt title at the Rome Masters, Daniil Medvedev is however taking nothing for granted before starting his French Open campaign at Roland Garros.

Bangladesh up against Malaysian might

Fresh off a 2-0 win over hosts Oman in the first match of AHF Junior Asia Cup, Bangladesh under-21 hockey team are looking forward to putting up an even better show against strong in their Pool B encounter in Salalah today.

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Bangladesh begin Junior Asia Cup hockey with win

Bangladesh's bid to move into the semifinals of Men's Junior Asia Cup hockey got off to a fine start as the boys in red and green secured a 2-0 victory over hosts Oman in their Pool B encounter in Salalah, Oman on Tuesday night.

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Fahad stuns two Grand Masters

Fahad secured 3.5 points from four matches after back-to-back wins in the third and fourth round matches.

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Cavendish - the 'Manx Missile' who sprinted his way to cycling's peak

By the time he retires Mark Cavendish may have secured for himself the greatest number of stage wins in the Tour de France -- he is joint record holder on 34 with the sport's all-time great Eddy Merckx.

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Paris Olympics 'expensive' ticket prices mar image of Games for all

Phase two of sales got underway on May 11, with nearly 1.5 million individual tickets available, after over three million were sold as multi-event packs during phase one

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Youth hockey team eye semis

Keeping their sights on the semifinals of the AHF Junior Asia Cup to ensure the participation in the FIH Junior World Cup, the Bangladesh under-21 hockey team will start their campaign against hosts Oman in on the opening day in Salalah today.

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Koepka takes PGA for fifth major title in landmark LIV win

The 33-year-old American captured his third PGA Championship and became the first player to win a major while with LIV, firing a three-under-par 67 to finish 72 holes at Oak Hill on nine-under 271.

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'I never thought I could win clay title'

The Russian added a first clay trophy to his 19-title collection with a 7-5, 7-5 win over Holger Rune in the Italian Open final in Rome.

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Rybakina targets deep run at Roland Garros after Rome triumph

Elena Rybakina will head to the French Open with the confidence that she can be as effective on clay as she is on the other two surfaces with her booming serve and groundstrokes after the Kazakh world number six won the Italian Open on Saturday.

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‘We only participate for the sake of it’

A three-member weightlifting team accompanied by a coach and two officials made their way to South Korea to take part in the Asian Weightlifting Championships 2023 in Jinju on May 3 and made their way back on May 13 empty-handed and in the same manner that they had left; without a fuss.

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