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June 9, 2016 4:31 PM Rafa Nadal pulls out of Wimbledon due to wrist injury

The 14-time grand slam champion initially felt pain in his left wrist at the Madrid Open last month but it worsened at Roland Garros and he withdrew ahead of his third-round match. Nadal was initially positive about his chances of playing at Wimbledon but his withdrawal comes as no surprise. A statement from his agent Benito Perez-Barbadillo read: "Rafa 14

June 9, 2016 1:59 PM Daniel Agger's greatest Liverpool moments as Danish defender announces retirement

The former Liverpool defender left Anfield with some great memories So farewell, Daniel Agger. The Danish centre back, who ran out 232 times for Liverpool, has announced his retirement aged 31. A real shame, in truth, but not too surprising. Agger’s Anfield career was permeated by injuries, averaging just 26 games a season over the nine he spent on Merseyside 19

June 9, 2016 8:23 AM I’ll be supporting Turkey in Euro 2016, says St George

SAINT George has announced that he will be supporting his home country of Turkey at the European championship tournament in France. The acclaimed reptile slayer, born in a southern area of Europe bordering on Asia, said that as a patriotic Turk he will be draping the red flag with white star and crescent out of his window for the duration of the tournament 19

June 8, 2016 11:31 PM First active-duty gold medal winner buried at Arlington

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — The first U.S. military service member to win an Olympic gold medal while on active duty has been buried at Arlington National Cemetery. Mal Whitfield, nicknamed "Marvelous Mal," was laid to rest Wednesday. He died in Washington, D.C., last November at the age of 91. Whitfield won two gold medals in track and field during the 1948 Summer 11

June 8, 2016 11:12 PM Maria Sharapova to fight two-year drugs suspension

Maria Sharapova has vowed to appeal the two-year suspension handed to her for failing a drugs test at the Australian Open and has found support from her sponsors. Sharapova's ban, announced by the International Tennis Federation on Wednesday, is backdated to January 26 this year, when she tested positive for prohibited substance meldonium. The five-time 12

June 8, 2016 9:40 AM Hillary Clinton seizes historic primary win

Powered by a solid triumph in California, Hillary Clinton has declared victory in her year-long battle for the heart of the Democratic party, seizing her place in history and setting out on the difficult task of fusing a fractured party to confront Donald Trump. Mrs Clinton cruised to easy victories in four of the six state contests on Tuesday - including 19

June 8, 2016 7:48 AM BREAKING: Bomb threat forces EgyptAir flight to make emergency landing

AN EGYPTAIR flight to China has been forced to make an emergency landing after the airline received a call claiming that there was a bomb on board. Two Egyptian aviation officials have claimed the MS955 flight from Cairo to Beijing was forced to make an emergency landing in Uzbekistan after the anonymous threat. It is believed an anonymous caller had telephoned 111

June 8, 2016 7:42 AM Clinton seizes historic primary win

NEW YORK (AP) — Powered by a strong showing in California, Hillary Clinton declared victory in her yearlong battle for the heart of the Democratic party, seizing her place in history and setting out on the difficult task of fusing a fractured party to confront Donald Trump. Clinton cruised to easy victories in three of the six state contests on Tuesday 29

June 8, 2016 7:24 AM The Midge: Named Persons debate, Brexit vote would not boost indy support, Muslim leaders invite Trump to visit mosques during Scottish visit

MPs call for day’s extension on voter registration … Cameron/Farage exchanges … One of world’s most wanted people traffickers extradited to Rome … Clinton declares herself nominee … Sussex Police criticised for using restraints on neurologically disabled teenager … Researchers say using hands-free phone while driving just as dangerous … New BHS owner 25

June 7, 2016 3:49 PM Nike shows its ‘Pride’ with LGBT collection

Nike has showed just how much it loves the LGBT community by creating a line – just for us. The BETRUE range features footwear and clothes designed to pay tribute to the community through the subtle use of triangles and the colours of the pride flag. The line will feature its first-ever set of rainbow shoes, the LunarTemp2. In a statement, the company 11