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MLB notebook: Red Sox's Sale to start World Series opener

Boston ace Chris Sale will start the opening game of the World Series on Tuesday, Red Sox manager Alex Cora said Friday during a radio interview. Oct 13, 2018; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale (41) pitches during the first inning against the Houston Astros in …

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Roger Federer makes shaky start to Shanghai defence

SHANGHAI: Roger Federer was given a huge scare before finally seeing off Russia’s Daniil Medvedev 6-4, 4-6, 6-4 to open his Shanghai Masters defence in unconvincing fashion on Wednesday. The 37-year-old Swiss top seed faces Spain’s unseeded Roberto Bautista Agut on Thursday in the last 16. The 20-time Grand Slam …

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Wozniacki, Kerber off to fast start at Wuhan Open

CHINA: World number two Caroline Wozniacki and Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber eased through their opening matches at the Wuhan Open in China on Tuesday. Australian Open champion Wozniacki, who received a first-round bye, was barely troubled by the 61st-ranked Swede Rebecca Peterson, winning 6-4, 6-1 to set up a third-round …

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India start off on a winning note in Chess Olympiad

CHENNAI: India men and women’s team started off on a winning note in the opening round of the 43rd Chess Olympiad in Batumi – the second biggest city in Georgia – on Monday. While the Indian men’s side – playing in the Open group – scored a 3.5-0.5 win over …

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IND vs PAK live: Pak lose openers after slow start

Scorecrad | Live Blog: India vs Pakistan Overs 19: Pakistan 65/3 Two senior pro Shoaib Malik 4* and Sarfraz Ahmed 5* trying to rebuild the Pakistan innings in the middle. Overs 16: First drink break of the match. Pakistan 58/3 What a peculiar last few minutes! Babar Azam must be …

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Wawrinka wobbles to winning start in St Petersburg

SAINT PETERSBURG: Three-time Grand Slam champion Stan Wawrinka booked a place in the second round at the Saint Petersburg Open with a hard-fought straight-sets win over Slovenia’s Aljaz Bedene here on Monday. The 33-year-old Wawrinka, who came to St Petersburg courtesy of a wildcard, prevailed 7-5, 7-6 (7/5) in one …

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