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Nadal sets up Del Potro showdown in semis

Nadal sets up Del Potro showdown in semis

However, the enormity of finally reaching the Roland Garros showpiece after two consecutive last-four defeats suddenly seemed to hit Thiem. With the win, the 32-year-old Nadal is into the semifinals at Roland Garros for the 11th time . Gustavo Kuerten clinched the first of his three French Open crowns as a little-known 66th-ranked Brazilian in 1997. Nadal fought them off - three at 1-1 and three more at 4-4 - then took the set with only his second break point when Del Potro slammed a ...


Trump floats possibility of pardoning Muhammad Ali

Trump floats possibility of pardoning Muhammad Ali

Ali, who was known as Cassius Clay before converting to Islam, was sentenced to five years in jail and fined $10,000 for refusing to enter the USA military when he was drafted during the Vietnam War. Ali died in June 2016 at age 74. "We have 3,000 names" he said. Johnson, who served 21 years of a life sentence for conspiracy to possess cocaine and attempted possession of cocaine, thanked Trump profusely after she was released from prison.


Tottenham use new stadium big screen to make Harry Kane announcement

Tottenham use new stadium big screen to make Harry Kane announcement

Here's how the news was broken. The striker, who will captain England at the World Cup in Russian Federation this summer, has penned a deal which runs to 2024. He played no part in the 2-0 warm-up friendly win over Costa Rica on Thursday evening, watching from the bench as Marcus Rashford and Danny Welbeck helped Gareth Southgate's team ease to victory.


Ghana to dissolve football association over bribery allegations

Ghana to dissolve football association over bribery allegations

The GFA President came under investigation from the Criminal Investigations Directorate (CID) of the Ghana Police Service after President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo reported him. The latest documentary from controversial Ghanaian journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anasexposes this unfortunate truth. The GFA statement was, however, silent on the specific steps and disciplinary procedures it intends to take against individuals named in the documentary, including Nyantakyi, who is seen on video ...



Trump says he is considering pardon for Muhammad Ali

Trump floated the possibility of a pardon while speaking to reporters at the White House before departing for the Group of 7 summit. Ali's attorney Ron Tweel said in a statement Friday morning that Trump's pardon wasn't needed, due to the Supreme Court's reversal of Ali's conviction.


Lukaku, Hazard leave Egypt with questions

Lukaku, Hazard leave Egypt with questions

Egyptian sensation Salah is recovering from a shoulder injury sustained in the Champions League final last month and the Liverpool forward missed Belgium's dominant 3-0 victory in Brussels. Martinez raised eyebrows by slotting Laurent Ciman into skipper Kompany's No. 4 shirt and keeping him on for 90 minutes. We are glad about defeating Egypt 3-0.