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26 May 2016
Russia have included Maria Sharapova in their Olympic tennis team despite the star player being suspended over a positive test for the banned drug meldonium, the country's tennis federation said on Thursday.
26 May 2016
Nine-time French Open champion Rafael Nadal on Thursday became just the eighth man to win 200 Grand Slam matches when he defeated Argentina's Facundo Bagnis to reach the last 32 at Roland Garros.
26 May 2016
World number one Novak Djokovic will go 'shark' hunting at the French Open on Thursday as he looks to seal a place in the last 32.
26 May 2016
Commonwealth medalist, Faith Chinenye Obiora and two of her compatriots have been confirmed by the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games in Brazil.
24 May 2016
World number two Andy Murray completed his recovery from a two-set deficit against Czech veteran Radek Stepanek to advance to the French Open second round on Tuesday.
24 May 2016
The winners of both the Men’s and Women’s Singles got a cash prize of $5,200, while the runners-up took home $2,600, just as the Doubles champions were rewarded with $2000 and $1000 for the runners up.
24 May 2016
Stan Warwinka, hit a backhand shot out to hand Czech, Lukas Rosol, the first set 4-6 in his first round match, it seemed as if an upset was in the offing in the Philip Chatrier Stadium of Roland Garros.
23 May 2016
The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has formally confirmed Team Nigeria as one of the 16 countries that will compete in the men’s team event of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil.
22 May 2016
Top-seeded stars in the male and female categories of the Nigeria Open yesterday made their way to the next round of the championship at the Molade Okoya Thomas Hall of the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere.
20 May 2016
Andy Murray is hoping for a timely French Open morale-booster from his favourite football team Hibs who will be looking to smash a more than a century-old Scottish Cup final jinx against Rangers....
20 May 2016
Serena Williams said she was feeling relaxed about her hopes of defending her French Open crown on Friday and drawing level with Steffi Graf's Open Era record of 22 Grand Slam singles titles.
20 May 2016
World number one Novak Djokovic and nine-time champion Rafael Nadal have been seeded to meet in the French Open semi-finals after the draw was made Friday.

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