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Nadal Wins the U.S. Open

Coming into this year’s tennis season, sports writers and commentators were contemplating career obituaries for Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer, rather than predicting that they would sweep the season’s Grand…

Osaka overpowers champ Angelique Kerber

US Open, Naomi Osaka decisively shut down defending champion Angelique Kerber, 6-3, 6-1, in just over an hour, making it look disturbingly easy. At just 19 years old, she has…

Siniakova defeats Caroline Wozniacki

The 56th-ranked Siniakova, who had injury problems of her own, took advantage of Wozniacki’s inconsistent serving to win 6-3, 6-4 for her second career title. Both players took medical timeouts…

Djokovic refuses to rule out elbow surgery

World number four Novak Djokovic has refused to rule out undergoing surgery on his elbow injury that forced him to retire from the Wimbledon quarter-final match against 11th seed Tomas…

Spieth to defend Australian Open title

Open organisers are hopeful of signing top-ranked local stars Jason Day and Adam Scott to take on Jordan Spieth after the Texan star agreed to defend his title this year….

McIlroy to donate €1.2million for young cancer battlers in Mayo

GOLF superstar Rory McIlroy is to offer young cancer victims respite from their disease in the Mayo village that hosted his dream wedding to Erica Stoll last April. McIlroy’s Rory…