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#BREAKING Serena Williams says she is set for a comeback at Wimbledon Image
#UPDATE Serena Williams is set to make her comeback at Wimbledon a year after her last match in any competition, writing on social media on Tuesday: "See you there." Image
#BREAKING Serena Williams given singles wildcard to Wimbledon: organisers #AFPSports Image
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#BREAKING Former world No. 1 Dustin Johnson confirms he has quit PGA tour
#UPDATE Former world number one golfer Dustin Johnson confirmed on Tuesday he has resigned his membership of the US PGA Tour as he prepares to play in the breakaway LIV Golf Invitational series
#UPDATE Former world number one golfer Dustin Johnson confirmed on Tuesday he has resigned his membership of the US PGA Tour to play in the breakaway, Saudi-backed #LIVGolf Invitational Series u.afp.com/wEfM #AFPSports
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Rafael Nadal will on Sunday become the oldest man to win the #FrenchOpen title if he defeats Casper Ruud, the Norwegian whose clay court talents he has personally helped to foster u.afp.com/wEks By @DaveJamesafp #AFPSports #RolandGarros
@DaveJamesafp #BREAKING Rafael Nadal wins 14th French Open and record-extending 22nd Grand Slam title #AFPSports #RolandGarros
@DaveJamesafp #UPDATE Rafael Nadal won a 14th #FrenchOpen and record-extending 22nd Grand Slam title on Sunday with a straight-sets rout of Casper Ruud to become the oldest male champion at #RolandGarros ▶️ u.afp.com/wEZs @DaveJamesafp for #AFPSports
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Iga Swiatek cruised to her second French Open title by dominating teenager Coco Gauff in the final on Saturday, as the world number one claimed her 35th successive victory
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#UPDATE World number one Iga Swiatek took her winning streak to 35 matches with victory over Coco Gauff in Saturday's French Open final.
#AFPSports looks at how her current effort compares to the other unbeaten runs of more than 30 matches since 2000
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#UPDATE Here's a full wrap up on Iga Swiatek's big win over Coco Gauff in the French Open final

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#BREAKING Rafael Nadal into French Open final after Alexander Zverev leaves semi-final in 2nd set with shock injury ImageImage
#UPDATE After leaving the court in a wheelchair, Zverev returned minutes later on crutches to formally concede the match to Nadal, who advances to a 14th French Open final

The pair had dueled for over three hours when Zverev rolled his ankle

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#UPDATE Casper Ruud defeats Marin Cilic, becomes the first Norwegian man to reach a Grand Slam final

He will face off against Rafael Nadal, who is seeking his 14th French Open championship

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#BREAKING Italy's Martina Trevisan into French Open semi-final after three-set win over Canada's Leylah Fernandez #AFPSports #RolandGarros
#UPDATE Italy's Martina Trevisan, the world no. 59, reached her first Grand Slam semi-final on Tuesday with a three-set win over 17th seeded Canadian Leylah Fernandez at the French Open u.afp.com/wbcT #AFPSports #RolandGarros
#BREAKING Coco Gauff reaches first Grand Slam semi-final at French Open, defeating fellow American Sloane Stephens #AFPSports #RolandGarros
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France's sports ministry will host a meeting of security and football officials Monday following the chaos that marred the Champions League final, seeking to ensure no repeat of the scenes as Paris prepares for the 2024 Olympics
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#BREAKING 'Massive, industrial-scale' fake ticket fraud at Champions League final: French minister
#BREAKING UK govt says 'hugely disappointed' at treatment of Liverpool fans in Paris
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Premier conseil des ministres pour le nouveau gouvernement Borne, sur fond d'accusations de viol contre Damien #Abad #AFP #AFPGraphics 1/5
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Le président américain Joe Biden, en visite à Tokyo, a multiplié les mises en garde à Pékin, avertissant que les Etats-Unis défendraient Taïwan en cas d'invasion de l'île par la Chine qui a vivement réagi #AFP 2/5
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Les règles de discipline budgétaire imposées aux Etats membres de l'UE, qui ne sont plus appliquées depuis mars 2020, resteront suspendues en 2023 en raison du choc économique provoqué par la guerre en Ukraine, a annoncé la Commission européenne #AFP 3/5
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#BREAKING Djokovic beats Tsitsipas to claim sixth Italian Open title ImageImage
#UPDATE Novak Djokovic won his sixth Italian Open title on Sunday after a straight-sets victory over Stefanos Tsitsipas, 6-0, 7-6 (7/5) in Rome Image
Iga Swiatek won her fifth straight tournament on Sunday, while Novak Djokovic took home his sixth Italian Open trophy

Read #AFPSports' wrap-up of the #IBI22 finals
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#BREAKING Chelsea says Todd Boehly-led group to buy club in £4.25 bn ($5.2 bn) deal
#UPDATE Chelsea FC said a group led by LA Dodgers co-owner Todd Boehly would acquire the London club after agreeing terms in a deal worth £4.25 billion

"The sale is expected to complete in late May subject to all necessary regulatory approvals," the football club said
#UPDATE After a lengthy bidding process involving several groups, Boehly and his fellow investors were picked by Raine Group, the New York bank overseeing the Blues' sale.

Chelsea's Russian owner Roman Abramovich put the club on the market in March sports.yahoo.com/chelsea-says-t…
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Un cessez-le-feu unilatéral russe de trois jours doit entrer en vigueur ce matin autour de l'aciérie de #Marioupol, dernier bastion de résistance ukrainienne dans cette ville portuaire stratégique, mais les combats continuent dans le reste de l'Ukraine #AFP 1/5
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Si toute l'humanité vivait comme les Français, elle aurait consommé ce 5 mai toutes les ressources que la planète peut renouveler en un an, a annoncé @WWF, estimant que la France pouvait faire reculer ce "jour du dépassement" de 25 jours d'ici 2027 #AFP 2/5
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Le Parti socialiste doit soumettre aujourd’hui à son parlement interne l'accord noué avec La France insoumise pour les législatives, une "bataille titanesque" au moment où le parti menace d'exploser, plusieurs figures rejetant l'alliance #AFP 3/5
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#BREAKING Real Madrid beat Manchester City after extra time to reach Champions League final #AFPSports #UCL
#UPDATE Karim Benzema scored an extra-time penalty as Real Madrid pulled off another astonishing comeback in the #ChampionsLeague to stun Manchester City, 3-1, and book a showdown with Liverpool in the final.

u.afp.com/wBbv #AFPSports #UCL #RealManCity Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema
Here are three things we learned from the classic Champions League semi-final between Real Madrid and Manchester City, won by the Spanish side in extra time.

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Les forces russes ont lancé pour la première fois un assaut avec chars et infanterie contre l'aciérie d'#Azovstal, dernière poche de résistance ukrainienne à #Marioupol, alors que les Européens se préparent à lancer de nouvelles sanctions contre la Russie #AFP 1/5 ImageImage
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Le Parti communiste a conclu hier un accord pour les législatives avec LFI, rejoignant les écologistes dans la "Nouvelle union populaire écologique et sociale", mais des "points de blocage" subsistent avec le PS, selon les Insoumis #AFP 2/5 ImageImage
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"Battez-vous, battez-vous !" : plusieurs milliers de personnes ont afflué hier soir à New York pour crier leur colère contre les intentions de la Cour suprême des Etats-Unis de casser le droit constitutionnel à avorter #AFP #AFPGraphics 3/5 ImageImageImageImage
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#BREAKING Bayern Munich win 10th straight Bundesliga title #AFPSports
#UPDATE Bayern Munich were crowned #Bundesliga champions for the 10th consecutive season after a 3-1 home win over second-placed Borussia Dortmund

u.afp.com/w8ya #AFPSports #BayernMunich #FCBBVB Jamal Musiala (C) celebrates scoring Bayern Munich's third g
Bayern Munich's decade of dominance in the #Bundesliga has fuelled calls for reforms to make the German top flight more exciting, with even end-of-season play-offs being suggested as a possible solution

u.afp.com/w8yH by @rylandjames #AFPSports
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Le président ukrainien Volodymyr Zelensky a appelé à rencontrer son homologue russe Vladimir Poutine "pour mettre fin à la guerre", ajoutant que Kiev abandonnera les négociations si ses militaires retranchés à #Marioupol étaient tués par l'armée russe #AFP 1/5
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De premiers électeurs d'Outre-mer et de l'étranger ont voté dès aujourd’hui pour le deuxième tour de l’élection présidentielle, avant l'ouverture des bureaux de vote demain matin en métropole #AFP #presidentielles2022 2/5
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Le chanteur #Arno, figure belge de la scène rock, connu pour sa voix cassée mâtinée d'un accent flamand, sa chevelure en bataille et ses excès, est décédé à 72 ans des suites d'un cancer, a annoncé son agent #AFP 3/5
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De premiers électeurs français d'Outre-mer et de l'étranger votent dès aujourd’hui pour le second tour du scrutin présidentiel, décalage horaire oblige #presidentielles2022 #AFP 1/5
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Les combats se poursuivent en #Ukraine️ où les espoirs d'une trêve à l'occasion de la fête orthodoxe de Pâques restent lettre morte pour l'heure #AFP 2/5
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Les Etats membres de l'UE, la Commission et le Parlement ont finalisé une nouvelle législation qui permettra de mieux lutter contre les dérives sur Internet comme les discours de haine, les campagnes de désinformation ou la vente de produits contrefaits #AFP 3/5
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Unbeaten heavyweight champion Tyson Fury prepared to put his WBC crown on the line against former sparring partner Dillian Whyte in a blockbuster all-British bout at Wembley on Saturday
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#BREAKING Tyson Fury beats Dillian Whyte to retain WBC heavyweight crown #AFPSports Image
#UPDATE The unbeaten Tyson Fury floored his opponent with a sixth-round uppercut in front of 94,000 fans at Wembley in London #AFPSports #FuryWhyte Image
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#BREAKING Max Verstappen wins sprint race and takes pole for Emilia Romagna Grand Prix Image
#UPDATE World champion Max Verstappen took pole for Sunday's Emilia Romagna Grand Prix after winning the Saturday sprint race
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#UPDATE World champion Max Verstappen recovered from a poor start to fight back and win Saturday's 21-lap sprint race and claim pole position for Sunday's Emilia Romagna Grand Prix
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Men's tennis world number two Daniil Medvedev is set to be barred from this year's Wimbledon Grand Slam tournament as The Times reported organisers are to ban Russian and Belarus players due to Russia's invasion of Ukraine
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#BREAKING Wimbledon bans Russian and Belarusian players from 2022 tournament #AFPSports
#UPDATE Wimbledon organisers have banned Russian and Belarusian players from the 2022 tournament in response to the invasion of Ukraine, saying they were acting to 'limit Russia's global influence through the strongest means possible' u.afp.com/w8Ab #AFPSports
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#BREAKING Villarreal stun Bayern Munich to reach Champions League semi-finals #AFPSports Image
#BREAKING Real Madrid beat Chelsea to reach Champions League semi-finals Image
#UPDATE Villarreal dumped Bayern Munich out of the Champions League, Samuel Chukwueze's 88th-minute strike at the Allianz Arena giving the Spaniards a 1-1 draw in the second leg of their quarter-final tie that took them through 2-1 on aggregate
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Early morning thunderstorms forced a 30-minute delay to Thursday's start of the opening round of the 86th #Masters, pushing back the return of Tiger Woods to major golf u.afp.com/whSB #AFPSports #TheMasters
#UPDATE Honorary starters Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player and newcomer Tom Watson struck ceremonial tee shots on Thursday to signal the start of the 86th #Masters golf tournament at Augusta National u.afp.com/whTf #AFPSports #TheMasters
#UPDATE Tiger Woods, 14 months on from a car crash that left him with injuries so severe he feared he might lose his lower right leg, was set to launch his boldest #Masters bid yet Thursday as play began at Augusta National u.afp.com/whTM #AFPSports #TheMasters
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Tiger Woods says he plans to tee it up at the #Masters on Thursday, gunning for a record-equalling sixth green jacket in what would be the most miraculous resurgence of a career studded with epic comebacks u.afp.com/wnv5 #AFPSports
Tiger Woods is on course to make a major comeback at #TheMasters -- here's a look at a few other amazing sports comebacks u.afp.com/wh4X #AFPSports
Augusta National's iconic "Amen Corner" trio of holes promises to pose even more of a challenge to Tiger Woods and the rest of the field at #TheMasters after changes to the par-four 11th u.afp.com/wh4C by @rebeccabryan #AFPSports
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The draw for this year's World Cup takes place in the shadow of Doha's skyscrapers on Friday, with the focus on the actual football after a build-up dominated by the many off-field issues surrounding the awarding of the tournament
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#UPDATE Eyes of football world on Doha for #WorldCupDraw

The draw is set to take place on Friday in Qatar's capital with the focus on the football after a build-up dominated by the off-field issues surrounding the awarding of the tournament u.afp.com/wn5A #AFPSports
#BREAKING Germany drawn in same group as Spain for World Cup #AFPSports
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FIFA is on target to reap record revenues of seven billion dollars on the back of this year's Qatar World Cup, president Gianni Infantino said Thursday as experts predicted a long-term financial boom for football
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#BREAKING Gianni Infantino announces to stand for re-election as FIFA president Image
#UPDATE Gianni Infantino announced on Thursday he will stand for re-election for a third term as president of FIFA Image
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