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Tennis: Federer saves match points to beat Berdych in Miami

Roger Federer, staring defeat in the face, was flawless under pressure, saving two match points before beating Tomas Berdych 6-2 3-6 7-6(6) to reach the semi-finals of the Miami Open on Thursday.

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Figure skating: Virtue and Moir once again thrive in coach-share environment

HELSINKI The last time Scott Moir and Tessa Virtue turned up at a major global competition, they poured their hearts out about how being in a coach-share situation with their main ice dance rivals left them feeling rather neglected.

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Tennis: Wozniacki beats second seed Pliskova to reach Miami final

Caroline Wozniacki capitalized on her renowned endurance as she made few unforced errors in wearing down Karolina Pliskova to win 5-7 6-1 6-1 in the Miami Open semi-finals on Thursday.

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Soccer: Former UEFA chief Platini lashes out at Blatter

PARIS Ex-UEFA president Michel Platini has criticized former FIFA chief Sepp Blatter, saying the Swiss who led soccer's world body for 17 years was determined to make him "his last scalp".

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Figure skating: Quality, not quantity is way forward for Fernandez

HELSINKI Spain's Javier Fernandez did not need to wait for the scores to flash up to know he had delivered a jaw-dropping short program at the world figure skating championships on Thursday - all he had to do was to look at his coach Brian Orser.

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Figure skating: Sui and Han cap emotional season with pairs triumph

HELSINKI The gasps of despair that greeted Sui Wenjing's fall following a mistimed landing in the side-by-side triple Salchows turned into cheers of joy as she and fellow Chinese Han Cong won the pairs title at the figure skating world championships on Thursday.

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