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Wimbledon 2020 cancelled, first time since World War II

The Wimbledon championships were cancelled for the first time since World War Two on Wednesday as the coronavirus pandemic struck another blue-riband sports event off the calendar.

New British PM Boris Johnson appoints Nigerian as minister

Boris Johnson, Britain’s Prime Minister, has appointed Olukemi Olufunto Badenoch, as Children and Families Minister.

Djokovic clinches Wimbledon

Novak Djokovic of Serbia defeated South Africa's Kevin Anderson 6/2; 6/2; 7/6 (3) in a match that was one-sided until the third set which the runner-up had five opportunities to win.

‘I’m just getting started’: Serena warns Wimbledon rivals

Serena Williams has warned her Wimbledon rivals she is nowhere near her best despite powering into the quarter-finals without dropping a set.

Nadal holds onto top spot ahead of Wimbledon

Spain's Rafael Nadal retained the top spot in the men's ATP rankings in front of his old rival Roger Federer as Wimbledon kicks off on Monday.

Not the end of world for Murray – Federer

Roger Federer believes Andy Murray made the right decision to withdraw from Wimbledon, insisting it's "not the end of the world" for the two-time winner.

Ten years on, Nadal looks back on ’emotional’ Wimbledon win over Federer

Ten years after out-duelling Roger Federer to win the greatest Wimbledon final, Rafael Nadal returns to the All England Club still basking in the...

Serena Williams seeded for Wimbledon, Murray misses out

Seven-time Wimbledon champion Serena Williams has been seeded 25 for this year's women's singles by the organisers despite being ranked 183 in the world. The...

Serena happy to plant seed of doubt for Wimbledon rivals

All eyes will be on Serena Williams when Wimbledon gets underway next week as the seven-time champion bids to win her first Grand Slam...

Muguruza gets Sydney wildcard after Brisbane pull-out

World number two Garbine Muguruza accepted a wildcard into the Sydney International Thursday to get match fit after retiring with severe cramp from a...

Federer leads Europe to maiden Laver Cup title

World number two Roger Federer handed Team Europe the maiden Laver Cup title after beating Team World's Nick Kyrgios in a super tie-break thriller...

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