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  • Nishikori hoping to feed off Olympic inspiration

    Nishikori hoping to feed off Olympic inspiration

    By Simon Cambers NEW YORK (Reuters) - When it comes to inspiration, winning an Olympic medal is pretty hard to beat. For Japan's Kei Nishikori, the bronze medal he won at the Rio Games earlier this month could be what gets him over the line in a grand slam for the first time. Sixth-seed Nishikori, a runner-up at the U.S. Open two years ago, held off a fightback from German Benjamin Becker on Tuesday to kickstart his 2016 title bid with a 6-1 6-1 3-6 6-3 victory. More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 4 minutes ago
  • Tennis-Nishikori hoping to feed off Olympic inspiration

    * Nishikori says "satisfied" with opening match performance * Sixth seed to play qualifier Karen Khachanov in round two (Recasts with quotes) By Simon Cambers NEW YORK, Aug 30 (Reuters) - When it comes to inspiration, winning an Olympic medal is pretty hard to beat. For Japan's Kei Nishikori, the bronze medal he won at the Rio Games earlier this month could be what gets him over the line in a grand slam for the first time. Sixth-seed Nishikori, a runner-up at the U.S. Open two years ago, held off a fightback from German Benjamin Becker on Tuesday to kickstart his 2016 title bid with a 6-1 6-1 3-6 6-3 victory. More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 5 minutes ago
  • Canada absence not Will Johnson’s call

    Canada absence not Will Johnson’s call

    The Toronto FC midfielder denied speculation his absence was a mutual call between him and Canada coach Benito Floro. More »

    Goal.com - 1 hour 8 minutes ago
  • Charlie Webster is back in the UK after contracting malaria in Brazil

    Charlie Webster is back in the UK after contracting malaria in Brazil

    Webster fell ill during the opening ceremony of the Rio Olympics and she was taken to hospital on August 6. More »

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  • You can now play noughts and crosses just by googling it

    You can now play noughts and crosses just by googling it

    Google’s reach is expanding again. More »

    SNAPPA Technology - 1 hour 22 minutes ago