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Andy Murray can reflect on ‘incredible career’, says former team-mate Tim Henman

Andy Murray and Tim Henman were previously Davis Cup team-mates Andy Murray will not have wanted “to be making up the numbers” as he contemplated his future, says his former Davis Cup team-mate Tim Henman. The three-time Grand Slam champion and former world number one will retire this year because of a hip injury. And the 31-year-old Scot says next week’s Australian Open could be the final tournament of his career. “It is sad news, but it doesn’t detract from what an incredible career he has had,” Henman told BBC…

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Incredible ‘sea monster’ skull revealed in 3D

Image copyright Nigel Larkin Image caption The skull is nearly a metre long Some 200 million years ago in what is now Warwickshire, a dolphin-like reptile died and sank to the bottom of the sea. The creature’s burial preserved its skull in stunning detail – enabling scientists to digitally reconstruct it. The fossil, unveiled in the journal PeerJ, gives a unique insight into the life of an ichthyosaur. The ferocious creature would have fed upon fish, squid and likely others of its kind. Its bones were found in a farmer’s…

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Golf – Woods says desire still strong and describes 2018 as ‘incredible’

(Reuters) – The 2018 season had been “incredible”, Tiger Woods said on Sunday after completing his final round of the year. FILE PHOTO: Nov 23, 2018; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Tiger Woods reacts to his putt on on the 14th green during The Match: Tiger vs Phil golf match at Shadow Creek Golf Course. Mandatory Credit: Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports/File Photo Speaking at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas, Woods said his desire was as strong as ever but acknowledged that his middle-aged and much-operated-on body was not able…

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Bryan and Sock out to cap incredible six months

FILE PHOTO: Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain – July 14, 2018 Jack Sock and Mike Bryan of the U.S. celebrate winning the men’s doubles final against South Africa’s Raven Klaasen and New Zealand’s Michael Venus REUTERS/Tony O’Brien LONDON (Reuters) – American duo Mike Bryan and Jack Sock have the chance to complete a memorable six months together when they play for the title at the ATP Finals on Sunday. Bryan, who has spent a career accumulating doubles titles with twin brother Bob,…

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Callum Wilson: Bournemouth striker has overcome ‘incredible setbacks’

Wilson on foster care and Cherries’ ‘difference in mentality’ Bournemouth striker Callum Wilson has overcome some “incredible setbacks” on his way to becoming Gareth Southgate’s latest recruit. The 26-year-old has been rewarded with his first call-up to the senior England squad after an excellent start to the Premier League season – but international football is a far cry from Wilson’s challenging childhood. “I was in foster care for a bit when I was younger,” said Wilson in an interview with Football Focus in October. The situation at home and “erratic”…

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Helle Nice: The incredible life story of the first Women’s Grand Prix winner

Helle Nice was known as the Bugatti Queen A new motor racing series aimed exclusively at women is to launch in 2019, with the aim of finding the world’s first female Formula One champion. Motorsport remains largely dominated by men, a detail the inaugural W Series hopes to change. But high-level women’s racing has, over the years, produced some extraordinary talent – and the almost-forgotten life story of Helle Nice, winner of the first ever Grand Prix for Women in 1929, is among the most extraordinary of any driver in…

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Trump announces ‘incredible’ trade deal with Mexico

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDonald Trump speaks with the Mexican leader on the phone through a translator The US and Mexico have reached common ground on key trade terms as pressure mounts to complete renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement. US President Donald Trump, a frequent critic of the existing deal, announced the apparent breakthrough on Monday. A final deal would need sign-off from Canada, the third country in the treaty, which governs more than $1tr (£780bn) in annual trade. Talks started about a…

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Wimbledon 2018: Kevin Anderson’s incredible recovery on way to winning epic semi-final

Watch Kevin Anderson’s incredible recovery after he slips and drops his racket, before going on to win the point and match, in his epic six-hour and 35-minute semi-final against John Isner at Wimbledon. READ MORE: Kevin Anderson beats John Isner in record-breaking semi-final FOLLOW LIVE: Wimbledon – Nadal v Djokovic in men’s semi-finals Available to UK users only. Source link

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World Cup 2018: England reaching semi-final is ‘incredible feeling’ – Gareth Southgate

World Cup 2018: Harry Maguire heads in the opener for England against Sweden 2018 Fifa World Cup semi-final: England v Russia or Croatia Venue: Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow Date: Wednesday 11 July, 19:00 BST Coverage: Full radio commentary on BBC Radio 5 live and text commentary online and in BBC Sport app England’s appearance in a first World Cup semi-final since 1990 is an “incredible feeling”, says boss Gareth Southgate. Goals by Harry Maguire and Dele Alli sealed a 2-0 last-eight win over Sweden to leave them one game from the…

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