• September 21, 2021

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Emma Raducanu becomes first qualifier to reach US Open semifinals in Open era; Maria Sakkari up next

Emma Raducanu becomes first qualifier to reach US Open semifinals in Open era; Maria Sakkari up next

When Emma Raducanu got to Flushing Meadows to try to win her way through qualifying and earn what would be a berth in her second Grand Slam tournament, she was not planning on a particularly long stay.…

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France’s winless run continues with Ukraine draw in World Cup qualifying

France’s winless run continues with Ukraine draw in World Cup qualifying

France’s winless streak stretched to five matches as Les Bleus were held to a 1-1 draw away to Ukraine in their World Cup qualifier in Group D on Saturday. The world champions fell behind when Mykola Shaparenko found the…

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Novak Djokovic faces qualifier to start US Open in bid for calendar-year Grand Slam

Novak Djokovic faces qualifier to start US Open in bid for calendar-year Grand Slam

Novak Djokovic will start his bid to win the US Open for a men’s-record 21st major tennis championship and to complete a calendar-year Grand Slam by facing a player who comes through qualifying. Win that match…

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Canadian runners eye last-chance Olympic qualifier after missing standard in Montreal

Canadian runners eye last-chance Olympic qualifier after missing standard in Montreal

Blustery conditions played havoc with Canadian runners racing for Olympic qualifying on Sunday. Charles Philibert-Thiboutot of Quebec City won the men’s 1,500 meters at the Canadian Olympic track and field trials, but his time of…

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Colombia’s Miguel Borja scores late equalizer in thrilling Argentina draw

Colombia’s Miguel Borja scores late equalizer in thrilling Argentina draw

Argentina scored twice in the first eight minutes but could not withstand Colombia’s second-half pressure as the hosts rallied for a 2-2 draw in a thrilling World Cup qualifier on Tuesday. Argentina manager Lionel Scaloni made five…

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Canada blast Aruba to set crucial World Cup qualifier against Suriname

Canada blast Aruba to set crucial World Cup qualifier against Suriname

Canada made short work of Aruba on Saturday night, rolling to a 7-0 triumph to set the stage for a showdown with Suriname on Tuesday. “Job done,” said Canada coach John Herdman, noting an intrasquad…

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Germany suffer shock home World Cup qualifier loss to North Macedonia

Germany suffer shock home World Cup qualifier loss to North Macedonia

North Macedonia scored an 85th-minute winner through Eljif Elmas to stun hosts Germany 2-1 in their World Cup Group J qualifier on Wednesday as the Balkan country celebrated their greatest international triumph. Elmas slotted in after the four-times world…

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Spain earn win over Georgia with late Olmo strike

Spain earn win over Georgia with late Olmo strike

Spain striker Dani Olmo snatched a 2-1 victory away to Georgia in their World Cup qualifier on Sunday with a stoppage-time strike from outside the area to kick-start his side’s efforts to qualify for Qatar 2022 after a sluggish start.…

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Bianca Andreescu not on Canada’s singles roster for Fed Cup

Bianca Andreescu not on Canada’s singles roster for Fed Cup

Canada’s Bianca Andreescu is not scheduled to play singles versus Switzerland at a Fed Cup qualifier as she continues to recover from a left knee injury. The reigning U.S. Open champion was not on Canada’s…