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Paes-Black win Wimbledon mixed doubles

LONDON: India’s Leander Paes and Cara Black of Zimbabwe beat South African Wesley Moodie and Lisa Raymond of the US 6-4, 7-6 (5) to win the Wimbledon mixed doubles title here on Sunday.

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Nadal reclaims Wimbledon crown in style

LONDON: Rafael Nadal reclaimed the Wimbledon men’s singles title on Sunday, putting in a classy performance to beat Tomas Berdych 6-3, 7-5, 6-4 in the final.

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Candolim edge past Curtorim

PANAJI: Candolim Sports Club edged past Curtorim Gymkhana 2-1 to move to the next round of the 39th Custodio memorial football tournament organised by Raia Sports Club and played at Raia panchayat grounds on Sunday.

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Rampant Germany slay Argentina

CAPE TOWN: If it had indeed been the will of God that Argentina should claim this World Cup, then Diego Maradona must feel utterly abandoned now.

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Future unclear, says Maradona

CAPE TOWN: Diego Maradona admitted Saturday he was devastated to be out of the World Cup and indicated that he may quit as Argentina coach, but said that he needed time to think about his future.

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Cruel blow for Ghana

JOHANNESBURG: Losing can’t be any crueller than it was for Ghana at the World Cup.
On the verge of becoming African history-makers one second, losers the next. Ghana’s squad, the youngest of this World Cup, came so close to becoming the first African team to play in a World Cup semi-final.

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SAMBA TO SOMBRE

JOHANNESBURG: Brazil is out of the World Cup, and suddenly the tournament is wide open.
The Netherlands’ victory on Friday, with the Dutch coming from a goal down to defeat Brazil, 2-1, at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth, is proof that Europe can strike back at Latin America’s presumed supremacy in this tournament.

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Sneijder credited with first goal against Brazil

JOHANNESBURG: Netherlands midfielder Wesley Sneijder was on Saturday credited with the opening goal in his side’s 2-1 quarter-final victory over Brazil, FIFA announced on their website.

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Dutch create euphoria back home

JOHANNESBURG: The win over Brazil created pandemonium back home, and left only Uruguay standing between the Netherlands and the World Cup final.

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