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Sweet 16 as Rafael Nadal describes his 'very special year'

Sweet 16 as Rafael Nadal describes his 'very special year'

Nadal lost just 15 points on serve in the match and did not face a single break point in a dominant win. The big favorite, who won her 23rd final in a Grand Slam, dominated the guest-surprise, 32nd in the ATP rankings, which had never exceeded until then the quarter-finals of a major tournament.


Hamas Leadership Meets in Cairo

Hamas Leadership Meets in Cairo

For the first time since Hamas's new leadership was elected four months ago, the terror group's leaders gathered on Sunday from around the Middle East to have their first face-to-face meeting. There was no immediate comment from Egyptian officials on the talks. The rival Palestinian factions split in 2007 when Hamas violently routed forces loyal to Abbas from Gaza.


Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata pleads with fans to stop offensive song

Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata pleads with fans to stop offensive song

But a song dedicated to the Spanish forward has caused offence, and both the club and player have requested that fans stop singing it. "Alvaro, Alvaro. Conte's men were in control from the off and had the game wrapped up when N'Golo Kante added to Morata's opener on 50 minutes. "I hope he will have a great season because we need that".



Kevin White likely out for the season

Fellow Bears receiver Cameron Meredith-who is himself out for the year with an ACL tear suffered in the preseason-posted on Twitter a message of support for his teammate. The low expectations for the Bears this season are now even lower. Regardless, it is not good for the young wide receiver to suffer yet another injury.


Bangladesh star Shakib Al Hasan granted sabbatical for Proteas Test

Bangladesh star Shakib Al Hasan granted sabbatical for Proteas Test

Shakib will return to the squad for the three-match One-day worldwide and two-match Twenty20 series that will be played in October. Bangladesh are likely to name their squad later on Monday for the South Africa tour comprising of two Tests, three one-day internationals and two Twenty20 games, starting on September 28.


Predicted Celtic side to play PSG: Strong 4-2-3-1 line-up

Predicted Celtic side to play PSG: Strong 4-2-3-1 line-up

MOUSSA DEMBELE will miss tomorrow's Champions League clash against PSG - but Leigh Griffiths is fit and raring to go. PSG will start their Champions League campaign in the city of Glasgow where they take on Scottish Giants, Celtic .