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Wimbledon 2015
Verdasco victory sends Wawrinka to fourth round
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Verdasco victory sends Wawrinka to fourth round

Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka reached the fourth round of the Wimbledon tennis tournament on Friday with a 6-4, 6-3, 6-4 win over Spain's Fernando Verdasco. READ  

Sponsors will flee Fifa without reforms: lawyer
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Sponsors will flee Fifa without reforms: lawyer

A former top Fifa official who left after criticizing its president Sepp Blatter has warned that big sponsors will start leaving world football's Zurich-based governing body unless major reforms are undertaken. READ  

Wimbledon 2015
Federer eases past Querrey into third round
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Federer eases past Querrey into third round

Former champions Roger Federer and Andy Murray swept into the Wimbledon third round on Thursday as a fourth player from the women's top ten tumbled out of the tournament. READ  

Fifa corruption scandal
US formally seeks Fifa officials' extradition
Fifa headquarters in Zurich. Photo: AFP

US formally seeks Fifa officials' extradition

Bern said on Thursday the United States had formally requested the extradition of seven Fifa officials arrested in Zurich last month in a wide-ranging probe into corruption in football's top body. READ  

Wimbledon 2015
Wawrinka beats Estrella to reach third round
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Wawrinka beats Estrella to reach third round

Fourth seeded Swiss tennis star Stan Wawrinka reached the Wimbledon third round on Wednesday with a 6-3, 6-4, 7-5 win over the Dominican Republic's Victor Estrella. READ  

Wawrinka draws notice for leaving shorts behind
Wawrinka posing in his famous shorts with the French Open trophy last month. Photo: Pool/AFP

Wawrinka draws notice for leaving shorts behind

Swiss tennis star Stan Wawrinka got people talking about the unconventional plaid shorts he wore while winning this year’s French Open, but now he’s attracting attention for not wearing anything at all. READ  

Wimbledon 2015
Federer and Nadal brush aside Wimbledon heat
Switzerland's Roger Federer is seeking an eighth Wimbledon crown. Photo: AFP

Federer and Nadal brush aside Wimbledon heat

Seven-time champion Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, the 2008 and 2010 winner, raced into the Wimbledon second round Tuesday as the tournament sweltered in near record-breaking heat. READ  

Wimbledon 2015
Wawrinka advances after Sousa win in three sets
Wawrinka my be fourth-ranked but doesn't seem himself among 'Big Four'. Photo: AFP/File

Wawrinka advances after Sousa win in three sets

Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka reached the Wimbledon second round on Monday after a 6-2, 7-5, 7-6 (7/3) win over Portugal's Joao Sousa. READ  

Eurosport gains TV rights for four Olympics
IOC President Thomas Bach. Photo: Richard Juilliart AFP

Eurosport gains TV rights for four Olympics

The Lausanne-based International Olympic Committee announced on Monday that it had handed all broadcast rights in most of Europe to Eurosport, owned by Discovery Communications, for the four Olympic games between 2018 and 2024. READ  

Wimbledon 2015
Bencic seeks Eastbourne bounce at Wimbledon
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Bencic seeks Eastbourne bounce at Wimbledon

Swiss teenage sensation Belinda Bencic will be looking on Monday for a bounce from her weekend victory at the Eastbourne International tournament in England as she plays in the first round of Wimbledon. READ  

Fifa corruption scandal
Fifa official to remain in custody: Swiss court
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Fifa official to remain in custody: Swiss court

A Swiss court has rejected an appeal filed by one of seven football officials arrested in Zurich last month demanding that he be released from custody pending extradition proceedings. READ  

Wimbledon 2015
Federer joins Murray and Nadal in Wimbledon draw
Switzerland's Roger Federer is seeking an eighth win at Wimbledon. Photo: AFP

Federer joins Murray and Nadal in Wimbledon draw

Former Wimbledon winners Roger Federer, Andy Murray and Rafael Nadal were all placed in the same section of the draw for this year's tournament at the All England Tennis Club on Friday. READ  

Swiss teen Bencic makes Eastbourne semifinals
Bencic, fending off British challenge to advance to semifinals. Photo: AFP

Swiss teen Bencic makes Eastbourne semifinals

Caroline Wozniacki defeated Germany's Andrea Petkovic 7-5, 6-1 on Thursday to set up an Eastbourne International tennis tournament semifinal against Swiss teenager Belinda Bencic. READ  

Women's World Cup football
Swiss bow out after loss to hosts Canada
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Swiss bow out after loss to hosts Canada

Switzerland have been knocked out of the Women's World Cup following a 0-1 defeat to hosts Canada in front of almost 54,000 spectators in Vancouver, most of them cheering on the home team. READ  

Spilak snatches Tour de Suisse cycling victory
Simon Spilak rides to come-from-behind victory. Photo: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP

Spilak snatches Tour de Suisse cycling victory

Slovenia's Simon Spilak produced a stunning final stage time trial to snatch victory in the Tour de Suisse cycling race on Sunday. READ  

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