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Top 10 world sports news events in 2022

Beijing, China | Xinhua | Here is Xinhua News Agency’s selection of the 10 most significant pieces of international sports news in 2022, in chronological order: – Beijing successfully hosted the Olympic Winter Games from February 4 to 20 and the Paralympic Winter Games from March 4 to 13. Chinese President …

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Rafael Nadal wins Barcelona Open for 12th time

Barcelona, Spain | Xinhua | Rafael Nadal beat Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-4, 6-7, 7-5 in the final of the 68th edition of the Banco Sabadell Barcelona Open, which is better known as the Conde de Godo Trophy, on Sunday to claim the title for the 12th time in his career. Nadal had …

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Nadal seeks 19th Slam title against Medvedev at US Open

  New York, United States | AFP | Rafael Nadal will play for his 19th Grand Slam title, one shy of Roger Federer’s all-time men’s record, after battling past Italy’s Matteo Berrettini on Friday and into his fifth US Open final. The 33-year-old Spaniard dispatched Berrettini 7-6 (8/6), 6-4, 6-1 at …

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Top seeds Djokovic, Barty toppled in Cincy semi-finals

Cincinnati, United States | AFP | World number one Novak Djokovic wilted under pressure from Daniil Medvedev Saturday, falling 3-6, 6-3, 6-3 to the ninth-seeded Russian in the Cincinnati Masters semi-finals. Medvedev’s upset win sent him into a title showdown with another unexpected finalist, 16th-seeded Belgian David Goffin, who defeated France’s …

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Federer downs Nadal to set up Djokovic duel for Wimbledon title

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Roger Federer reached his 12th Wimbledon final on Friday, defeating old rival Rafael Nadal, 11 years after the Spaniard triumphed in their epic 2008 title showdown at the All England Club, a match widely regarded as the greatest ever played. The 37-year-old eight-time champion won …

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