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Djokovic gets walkover to Madrid semis as Nishikori withdraws

Rafael Nadal extended his flawless record on clay this season to 12-0 with a 6-3, 6-1 destruction of Nick Kyrgios. After both players held throughout the opening set a tie-break was required, which Nadal edged after taking four points on the spin to open up a lead in the contest.


Infantino says will talk to Muntari, fight racist 'idiots'

Infantino says will talk to Muntari, fight racist 'idiots'

Though his one match ban was later rescinded, the whole story has once again brought to light the issue of racism in Italian football, and even worse, the culture of victim blaming from a football establishment who don't seem interested in tackling the issue.


Rai says it wasn't an employee who racially insulted Benatia

Rai says it wasn't an employee who racially insulted Benatia

Italian football faced another racism controversy on Sunday after Juventus defender Medhi Benatia heard a racist insult in his earpiece during a post-match television interview. Onsite production does not have direct contact with the guest. "The investigation nevertheless continues but considering the gravity of what happened Rai meanwhile offers our complete and total solidarity to the player and his club".


Brewers place OF Braun on DL

Brewers place OF Braun on DL

The Brewers had an open 40-man roster spot, so no additional move is needed to accommodate Sogard's addition. He has a.239 career batting average in 435 games over six seasons (2010-15) with the Oakland Athletics. Braun's DL stint was backdated retroactively to May 11. This is just the 69th disabled list assignment for the Brewers since 2012, which is the fewest in the major leagues over that span.



Donald Trump lampooned for Australian healthcare praise

David Blumenthal . Mr Trump had reportedly said his February call on the issue was his "worst" that day, and had previously tweeted that the refugee resettlement agreement was a "dumb deal". The pair got off to a late start Thursday afternoon after Trump delayed his departure for NY in order to hold a White House Rose Garden press conference with Congressional Republicans following the health care bill's vote.