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2015/06/30 08:47
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Because it is on our doorstep, is easy to forget that the Wimbledon Championships is one of just four tennis grand slam tournaments around the world, and hence of huge international importance. Fans...
2015/06/30 08:47
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2015/06/29 11:47
2015/06/29 11:47
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Wimbledon: Spirits are high under the summer sunshineThe last time Frances Sargeant was at the All England Club was in 1970, and back then she was known as Frances Luff. The Australian was not in...
2015/06/29 08:43
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For almost every top US tennis player, the arrival of the grass court season use to be a welcome return to a cherished surface. Away from the two months’ grind on slow red (and occasionally green)...
2015/06/28 18:11
2015/06/28 18:11
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As the recent Liverpool Hope University International Tennis Tournament showed, the appetite for the sport in Merseyside remains as high as it was when clubs like Sefton Park's Mersey Bowmen and West...
2015/06/28 14:10
2015/06/28 14:10
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Sports was in front of both the courts and public opinion when it came to ending the practice of racial segregation. When it comes to gay rights, however, it has lagged behind. The night before the...
2015/06/28 13:41
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... superb tennis action shots captured in vintage black and white photos of Wimbledon | Irish Examiner 15 superb tennis action shots captured in vintage black and white photos of Wimbledon Sunday,...
2015/06/27 07:02
2015/06/27 07:02
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After the news Friday that the Supreme Court has decided to legalize same-sex marriages, here’s what some key people in Orange County and beyond had to say: “My wife woke me up and said ‘Laura, we’re...
2015/06/26 21:21
2015/06/26 21:21
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LONDON (AP) — At Wimbledon, Serena Williams is often at her best. And this year she has a chance to win a third major title of 2015, taking her ever closer to becoming the fourth woman to win a...
2015/06/26 20:57
2015/06/26 20:57
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Some reaction in sports on Twitter to the Supreme Court's decision that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States: "Happy doesn't even come close to how I feel! Proud of my...
2015/06/26 18:38
2015/06/26 18:38
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PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. -- Steve Owens, head pro at the Pleasantville Tennis Club, will be honored Sept. 1 by the CityParks Foundation at its annual benefit during the U.S Open. Owens has had a long...
2015/06/26 15:19
2015/06/26 15:19
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Local reporter challenges Queens 10K Queens Courier reporter Liam La Guerre Photos courtesy NYRR A challenge of speed this was not. I quickly realized the New York Road Runners (NYRR) Queens 10K...
2015/06/26 10:53
2015/06/26 10:53
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On This Day - Friday June 26 1284: According to legend, the Pied Piper reappeared in the German town of Hamelin. He had rid the town of rats but the townspeople refused to pay him, so he led away 130...
2015/06/23 13:47
2015/06/23 13:47
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Wimbledon is starts on Monday June, 29 with tennis' biggest stars returning to our screens. This year there are some great names vying for the men and women's champions title, so it's set to be...
2015/06/22 15:30
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This is the first in an occasional series called "Rewind: Where are they now?" It catches up with people who stumbled into the headlines -- and then faded from view. Also, tune in at 9 p.m. ET...
2015/06/20 21:45
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Actor Alec Baldwin and wife Hilaria Baldwin attend the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights 2012 "Ripple of Hope" awards at the Marriott Marquis Hotel on Monday Dec. 3, 2012 in New...
2015/06/19 14:06
2015/06/19 14:06
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Great week. Let's do work. From the "Talks too much" studios, we'll be in Florida next week so we'll be in and out. Since this the 1,215th consecutive Monday-Friday (including vacations and holidays)...
2015/06/18 22:46
2015/06/18 22:46
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FILE - In this June 13, 2014 file photo, Netherlands' Robin van Persie heads the ball to score during the group B World Cup soccer match between Spain and the Netherlands at the Arena Ponte Nova in...
2015/06/18 16:09
2015/06/18 16:09
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In the coming years, Gray founded the Women's Track Racing Association and persuaded the UCI to recognise women's world records which was a milestone that helped women's competitive cycling gain...
2015/06/17 17:57
2015/06/17 17:57
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Professional and collegiate sports are woven into the fabric of American society, with Americans devoting a significant amount of their leisure time to following them. And sports, or more specifically...
2015/06/17 05:10
2015/06/17 05:10
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Tennis legend Billie Jean King appeared on Boston Herald Radio’s “Fargo Street” yesterday. Here are some excerpts from her interview: Q: Where do we still have room to grow in advancing women’s...
2015/06/30 08:47
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