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Nick Kyrgios crashes out of Lyon Open

World number 19 Nick Kyrgios suffered an unexpected second-round loss to Argentina’s Nicolas Kicker at the Lyon Open.

The Australian number four seed, given a bye in the first round, took the opening set before eventually going down 2-6 6-4 6-2 against Kicker, who is ranked at ...

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Heather Watson advances but Naomi Broady falls in French Open qualifiers

It was a mixed day for British tennis in the first round of the women’s French Open qualifying at Roland Garros.

Naomi Broady fell to a straight-sets defeat at the hands of Switzerland’s Jil Teichmann while Heather Watson came from a set down to beat Anastasiya Komardina and ...

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Sam Allardyce issues statement after quitting Crystal Palace

Sam Allardyce has resigned as Crystal Palace manager after just five months in charge.

Allardyce has quit to take a break from football following his successful spell with the Eagles.

The former England boss signed a two-and-a-half-year deal at Selhurst Park in December, ...

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Thousands gather for vigil in show of defiance after deadly terror attack

Thousands of people have gathered in the centre of Manchester in a show of defiance, declaring they will not be afraid in the wake of the terror attack.

Crowds spilled from Albert Square on to nearby roads, standing together in an act of solidarity, and showing that the city “always ...

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UK terror threat level raised to ‘critical’ following Manchester Arena atrocity

Britain was braced for further terrorist attacks following the Manchester atrocity as Theresa May said the threat level was being raised to its highest possible rating.

In a live televised statement from Downing Street, the Prime Minister said the terror threat level would be increased to ...

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Eric Cantona posts message of support for victims of Manchester attack

Former Manchester United striker Eric Cantona has recorded a message of support and solidarity for the victims of the terror attack in Manchester, saying “my heart is with you”.

A suicide bombing killed 22 people and left many more injured at the end of an Ariana Grande concert ...

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Ian Poulter happy to put Wentworth ahead of FA Cup final and Monaco Grand Prix

Ian Poulter insists he would choose a weekend at Wentworth over watching his beloved Arsenal in the FA Cup final and a trip to the Monaco Grand Prix.

Poulter has previously made no secret of his dislike for the BMW PGA Championship venue, especially after the controversial redesign by ...

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General Election campaigning to remain suspended after Manchester terror attack

The party leaders’ campaigns for the June 8 General Election will remain suspended on Wednesday following the Manchester Arena terrorist attack.

Prime Minister Theresa May, who visited Manchester and chaired two meetings of the emergency Cobra committee on Tuesday, will continue ...

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Ajax boss Peter Bosz: Europa League final has lost its glow

Ajax coach Peter Bosz says the Europa League final has lost its “glow” after Monday’s bombing in Manchester.

Manchester United did not hold a pre-match press conference on Tuesday in the wake of the attack that rocked their city.

An explosion at the end of a concert ...

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Sam Allardyce resigns as Crystal Palace manager

Sam Allardyce has left his job as Crystal Palace manager.

The 62-year-old, who only took charge at Selhurst Park on December 23, guided the Eagles to safety on May 14 following a 4-0 defeat of Hull, who were relegated as a result.

However, the former England manager has now decided ...

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Sam Allardyce tells Crystal Palace he will walk away from club

Sam Allardyce has told Crystal Palace that he will walk away from the club, according to reports.

Allardyce, who saved the Eagles from relegation just over a week ago, wanted certain assurances from Palace guru Steve Parish.

And after a meeting earlier today, the Daily ...

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Birmingham candle-lit vigil cut short after ‘armed man’ arrested

A candle-lit vigil in Birmingham in memory of those killed in the Manchester Arena bomb attack was cut short after a man believed to be armed was detained nearby.

The man shouted out as he was handcuffed and led away by officers with West Midlands Police, just a short distance from where ...

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IS claims responsibility for Manchester atrocity which claims 22 lives

The Islamic State terror group has claimed responsibility for the Manchester suicide bombing which killed 22 victims, including an eight-year-old girl, in the worst terrorist incident to hit Britain since the July 7 attacks.

A lone bomber detonated a homemade device packed with nuts and ...

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Manchester suicide bomber named as 22-year-old Salman Abedi

The suicide bomber who brought carnage to the Manchester Arena has been named as Salman Abedi.

Police confirmed his name after armed officers carried out a dramatic raid on the redbrick semi in south Manchester where the 22-year-old was registered as living.

Greater Manchester Chief ...

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Families comforting each other at Etihad Stadium support centre

Traumatised families have been providing comfort to each other after gathering at a support centre set up in the aftermath of the Manchester attack, the British Red Cross said.

People needing assistance were asked to go to Manchester City’s Etihad Stadium where they have been given ...

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Theresa May hails ‘unbreakable spirit’ of Mancunians in book of condolence

Theresa May hailed the “inspirational bravery” of the emergency services and the “unbreakable spirit” of Mancunians as she signed the book of condolence for those killed in the terror attack.

The Prime Minister said that people would remember those who died and ...

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Train services severely disrupted by Manchester bomb attack

A train station near the scene of the Manchester bomb attack is expected to be closed for several days.

Manchester Victoria, which is attached to Manchester Arena where the blast happened, was shut to allow a forensic search of the area to take place.

Rail operator Northern’s ...

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Baby Charlie Gard’s parents await ruling on taking son to US for treatment

A couple who want to take their sick baby son to the US for treatment are waiting for a ruling on the latest stage of a legal battle after asking Court of Appeal judges not to take away the “only remaining hope”.

Chris Gard and Connie Yates want nine-month-old Charlie Gard, who ...

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Astronauts complete International Space Station relay box repairs

Spacewalking astronauts have completed urgent repairs to the International Space Station, replacing equipment that failed three days earlier and restoring a back-up for a vital data-relay system.

It took commander Peggy Whitson much longer than expected to install the spare unit. Success ...

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Thousands gather for vigil in Manchester show of solidarity

Thousands of people have gathered in the centre of Manchester in a show of defiance, declaring they will not be “beaten” or “intimidated” in the wake of the terror attack.

Crowds spilled from Albert Square on to nearby roads, standing together in an act of ...

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Council flies flag at half-mast following deadly Manchester terror attack

Sutton has today paid tribute to the victims of the suicide bombing which killed at least 22 people -including several children.

The Union Flag above the Civic Centre in central Sutton was lowered to half-staff to respect those who died in the blast following an Ariana Grande ...

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