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Nadal eases into Barcelona quarters, Dimitrov edges Jaziri

BARCELONA World number one Rafael Nadal eased into the Barcelona Open quarter-finals after dispatching compatriot Guillermo Garcia-Lopez 6-1 6-3 and winning a record-extending 40th consecutive set on clay.

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Boston to take former baseball team owner's name off street

Boston city officials on Thursday approved a change to the name of a short street outside the Fenway Park baseball stadium because it honors a former owner of the Boston Red Sox when the team lagged behind others in fielding black players.

U.S. 5:00pm EDT

South Africa's Semenya back in the spotlight after new IAAF rule

CAPE TOWN Athletics' new hyperandrogenism rule announced on Thursday has put the spotlight back on South African Caster Semenya's intimate details, which the middle-distance athlete has previously said caused her great distress and embarrassment.

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'Show us the money', Joshua promoter tells Wilder

Anthony Joshua is unconvinced American Deontay Wilder's team have the $50 million that they are offering for a title unification bout, the British boxer's promoter Eddie Hearn has said.

7:48am EDT

Sirotkin confident Williams can find a cure for aero ills

BAKU Russian rookie Sergey Sirotkin can see light at the end of the tunnel for Williams after a painfully slow start to the Formula One season but it will still take a lot of hard work to get there.

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Sailing: Ainslie's America's Cup bid gets $153 million INEOS backing

LONDON Ben Ainslie has secured 110 million pounds ($153 million) from British petrochemicals company INEOS to fund Britain's latest bid to win the America's Cup.

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Sports dollars and the draft 12:44pm EDT

Drafting impact players – like NFL teams will try to do Thursday – is one part of being a successful franchise. Building an economy around your team and city is another. Veteran sports executive Steve Patterson explains how he’s trying to do that with the NHL’s Arizona Coyotes. Full Article