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Del Potro overpowers Gasquet, into Basel final

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Juan Martin del Potro reached his second ATP final in succession with a 6-2, 6-2 victory over Frenchman Richard Gasquet on Saturday at the Swiss Indoors.

The Argentine ended a 67-minute effort with f

Del Potro seals London spot, feels sorry for Nadal


Juan Martin del Potro secured his place in the ATP World Tour Finals on Thursday after Rafael Nadal's injury-enforced withdrawal from the eight-man season-ender opened up another vacancy.

The Argenti

Federer opens bid for sixth title with win

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Roger Federer began his bid for a sixth title at the Swiss Indoors by beating substitute opponent Benjamin Becker 7-5, 6-3 on Monday to reach the second round.

The German ranked 83rd with one career

Tour de France marred by crashes, many withdrawals


It has always been a dangerous proposition to send nearly 200 aggressive cyclists hurtling down a road at high speed, their featherweight bicycles inches apart.

Do it in the Tour de France, cycling's

Exhausted Suu Kyi falls ill during news conference


A rock star welcome greeted Aung San Suu Kyi as she embarked on her first trip to Europe in 24 years. But after a whirlwind of standing ovations, speeches and receptions, it all became too much, and s

Suu Kyi resumes European tour after ill spell


Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi resumed her European tour on Friday, after a brief bout of illness prompted by exhaustion forced her to cancel a gala dinner the night before.

The Nobel p

Champions League: United slayers Basel stun Bayern Munich


FC Basel boosted their chances of a place in the Champions League quarterfinals with a shock 1-0 win over Bayern Munich in the last 16 first-leg tie on Wednesday.

Having beaten Manchester United 2-1

100-year-old French sets cycling record

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French cycling enthusiast Robert Marchand set a new one-hour speed record on Friday -- at the age of 100.

The centenarian rode 24.25 km (15.1 miles) in 60 minutes watched by crowds of cheering suppor

IMF chief Christine Lagarde to visit India in March


International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Christine Lagarde will visit India in March.

After meeting Lagarde on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting here, Commerce and Industr

Israel says Iran 'drifting' towards nuke goal line

Israeli Defence Minister Ehud Barak said Friday the world must quickly stop Iran from reaching the point where even a ‘surgical’ military strike could not block it from obtaining nuclear weapons.


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