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Russia beats Switzerland to win Billie Jean King Cup for 5th time

Russia won both singles matches to defeat Switzerland 2-0 in the final of the Billie Jean King Cup on Saturday to claim the trophy for the fifth time.

Canada eliminated at Billie Jean Cup finals after 3 losses to Russia

With its top-50 players, Russia brought Canada to earth by winning their Billie Jean King Cup tie 3-0 on Tuesday in Prague. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova clinched the win overcoming Rebecca Marino 6-4, 4-6, 6-2.

Man who stabbed Petra Kvitova gets 8-year prison term

A court in the Czech Republic convicted a man of knifing two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova in her home and sentenced him to eight years in prison.

Tennis player Kvitova testifies at trial of knife-wielding burglar

Petra Kvitova testified in Prague on Tuesday at the trial of the man who allegedly knifed the Czech tennis player in her home. She testified by live video feed from a separate room to avoid facing the suspect, Radim Zondra.
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Keisuke Honda goal gives Japan draw with Senegal

Senegal twice took the lead. Japan drew even both times. Then, Keisuke Honda came off the bench and scored from close range in the 78th minute to give the Japanese a 2-2 draw with Senegal on Sunday at the World Cup.
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Jose Gimenez scores late to lead Uruguay over Egypt

Jose Gimenez came to Uruguay's rescue by scoring the lone goal in a 1-0 victory over Egypt on Friday in Group A of the World Cup.

NHL players make hockey worlds must-see tournament

The hockey world championships have been overshadowed by the Olympic tournament since the 1998 Nagano Games, the first to feature NHL players. Not this year. Although Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin are busy with their bid for a Stanley Cup three-peat, some of the sport's biggest names will be on the ice in Denmark.

Champions League: Man U rallies to beat CSKA, advances to knockout stage

Manchester United advanced to the Champions League knockout stage after rallying to beat CSKA Moscow 2-1 on Tuesday to remain unbeaten at Old Trafford for a club record-equaling 40 successive games.

Champions League: Chelsea, Barca clinch knockout stage spots

​Chelsea advanced to the knockout stage of the Champions League with a game to spare after beating 10-man Qarabag 4-0 on Wednesday, securing manager Antonio Conte's 50th victory in all competitions with the Blues.

Usain Bolt ponders successor as 'fastest man alive'

Usain Bolt is curious as to who will replace him as the world's fastest man. He's confident nobody will know at his last major race, at the world athletics championships in August in London.

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