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Raptors’ Nurse poised to coach Team Canada

Toronto Raptors coach Nick Nurse is seeking another title with another team.

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Henderson becomes most prolific Canadian winner on LPGA Tour

Ontario’s Brooke Henderson became the most prolific Canadian winner on the LPGA Tour when she pipped four players by one stroke at the Meijer LPGA Classic in Grand Rapids, Michigan on Sunday.

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Athletics: Falling Shubenkov edges McLeod in dramatic hurdles

World and Olympic 110m hurdles champion Omar McLeod fell before the finish to allow Sergey Shubenkov to win the latest dramatic installment in their rivalry at the Diamond League meeting in Rabat on Sunday.

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Entire U.S. squad hungry and ready, says coach Ellis

The United States’ squad is more motivated than ever, coach Jill Ellis said on Sunday after making seven changes in the 3-0 win against Chile in the women’s World Cup to give her fringe players an opportunity to get rid of any tournament nerves.

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Lloyd leads dominant U.S. past Chile into last 16

Veteran striker Carli Lloyd scored twice as the United States beat Chile 3-0 on Sunday, sending the current holders into the last 16 at the Women’s World Cup despite some remarkable resistance from the opposition goalkeeper Christiane Endler.

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‘Life-changing’ operation rekindles returning Murray’s love of tennis

Andy Murray has said that surgery helped him rediscover his passion for tennis as he prepares to make his comeback at Queen’s Club this week.

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WWC roundup: U.S. beats Chile; Sweden thumps Thailand to advance

Carli Lloyd scored twice to help the United States defeat Chile 3-0 at Parc de Princes in Paris on Sunday to advance to the knockout round of the Women’s World Cup.

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Woodland ready to fight off U.S. Open challengers

Gary Woodland will take a wafer-thin one shot lead into the final round of the U.S. Open on Sunday, looking over his shoulder at hard-charging major winners at Brooks Koepka and Justin Rose.

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Dominant U.S. ease past Chile to book place in last 16

Striker Carli Lloyd scored twice as the United States made light work of Chile on Sunday, winning 3-0 and sending the current holders into the last 16 at the Women’s World Cup.

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Garcia secures comeback win to lift Nottingham title

France’s Caroline Garcia recovered from a set down to beat Croatian Donna Vekic 2-6 7-6(4) 7-6(4) and win her first title of the season at the Nottingham Open grasscourt event on Sunday.

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Tennis: Mannarino eases past Thompson to claim maiden title in Rosmalen

Frenchman Adrian Mannarino won his first ATP final in seven attempts as he defeated Australia’s Jordan Thompson 7-6(7) 6-3 in the Libema Open in Rosmalen on Sunday.

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Tennis: Berrettini overpowers Auger-Aliassime to lift Stuttgart title

Italian Matteo Berrettini claimed his first grasscourt title with a 6-4 7-6(11) victory over Canadian teenager Felix Auger-Aliassime at the Stuttgart Open final on Sunday.

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Rampant Sweden pummel Thailand 5-1 to book last 16 spot

Sweden produced a breathtaking display of attacking soccer to thrash Thailand 5-1 in Nice on Sunday and book their place in the last 16 of the women’s World Cup.

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Loss to Colombia highlights scale of Messi’s task to win Copa

There is nothing Lionel Messi craves more than winning a trophy with Argentina but his side’s haphazard performance in the 2-0 Copa America defeat by Colombia on Saturday laid bare the difficulty of the task he faces.

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Motor racing: Alonso takes second Le Mans win and title with Toyota

Double Formula One champion Fernando Alonso struck lucky and won the Le Mans 24 Hours sportscar race for the second year in a row on Sunday with Toyota team mates Kazuki Nakajima and Switzerland’s Sebastien Buemi.

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Tennis: American Riske stuns home favorite Bertens to lift title in Rosmalen

American Alison Riske recovered from an opening set bagel and saved five championship points as she stunned home favorite Kiki Bertens 0-6 7-6(3) 7-5 to lift the Libema Open title in Rosmalen on Sunday.

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Motor racing: Alonso takes second Le Mans 24 Hours win with Toyota

Double Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso won the Le Mans 24 Hours sportscar race for the second year in a row on Sunday with Toyota team mates Kazuki Nakajima and Switzerland’s Sebastien Buemi.

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Motorcycling: Marquez wins Catalunya GP after Lorenzo takes out rivals

MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez won his home Grand Prix of Catalunya on Sunday after Honda team mate Jorge Lorenzo fell and took out the Spaniard’s main rivals in a mass crash.

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Rallying: Sordo wins in Sardinia after late blow to Tanak’s hopes

Spaniard Dani Sordo won the Rally of Italy in Sardinia for Hyundai on Sunday after Toyota’s overnight leader Ott Tanak suffered a steering problem on the final stage and slumped to fifth.

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Returning Sharapova inspired by ‘ultimate fighter’ Nadal

Maria Sharapova says she will draw inspiration from Rafael Nadal’s incredible powers of recovery as she resumes her injury-hit career on the Spanish great’s island next week.

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Fury the entertainer downs Schwarz in second round TKO

British heavyweight Tyson Fury made quick work of German Tom Schwarz on Saturday as he danced and jabbed his way to a dominant second round TKO before finishing his evening in Las Vegas with a song.

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MLB roundup: Yanks snap skid, add slugger Encarnacion

Gleyber Torres hit a two-run homer, and Nestor Cortes Jr. pitched five-plus effective innings of relief for his first career win as the New York Yankees snapped a three-game losing streak with an 8-4 victory over the host Chicago White Sox on Saturday night.

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MLB notebook: Yanks add slugger Encarnacion from Mariners

The New York Yankees acquired designated hitter Edwin Encarnacion in a trade with the Seattle Mariners on Saturday, according to multiple reports.

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Fury downs Schwarz in second round TKO

British heavyweight Tyson Fury made quick work of German opponent Tom Schwarz with a dominant second round TKO on Saturday in Las Vegas.

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Rowing chief Rolland pleased as Tokyo 2020 venue opens

Sea Forest Waterway, which will play host to rowing events at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, opened on Sunday with the sport’s world governing body praising organizers for delivering a “world class” venue on schedule.