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Tennis: Kvitova-Collins semi-final suspended due to heat

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Tennis – Australian Open – Semi-final – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, January 24, 2019. Danielle Collins of the U.S. stands next to a match official before the roof is closed during match against Czech Republic’s Petra Kvitova. REUTERS/Edgar Su MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Play was suspended during the Australian Open women’s …

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Peers, Kontinen 1st into men's doubles final in Australia

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John Peers and Henri Kontinen have combined to become the first pair through to the men’s doubles final after beating Leonardo Mayer and Joao Sousa 6-1, 7-6 (6) at the Australian Open. Peers and Kontinen, who combined to win the 2017 Australian Open doubles title, will play either the American …

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Japan Firm Pulls Naomi Osaka Advert Amid "Whitewash" Spat

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Japanese noodle firm Nissin announced Thursday it was scrapping an “anime” advert featuring tennis star Naomi Osaka, after portraying the half-Haitian player with pale skin, sparking accusations of “whitewashing”. The cup noodle firm, which sponsors the US Open women’s champion, found itself in hot water with its cartoon advert also …

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South River girls hold off Old Mill in thriller, 56-55

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When No. 13 Old Mill’s last-second heave fell short, sealing No. 16 South River’s 56-55 win Wednesday in Edgewater, Md., Seahawks Coach Mike Zivic shook his head and let out a loud sigh of relief. Old Mill had several opportunities to take the lead in the final minute but couldn’t …

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Tennis: Osaka sponsor withdraws controversial commercial

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Tennis – Australian Open – Quarter-final – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, January 23, 2019. Japan’s Naomi Osaka looks on during match against Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina. REUTERS/Aly Song TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese noodle company Nissin have removed a controversial commercial following a dispute over the skin color of a cartoon character …

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