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Sam Bird wins historic New York ePrix

Story highlights Sam Bird wins New York ePrix First time any international motor race has been in the Big Apple (CNN)Set against the iconic backdrop of the New York skyline, Sam Bird claimed victory in a thrilling race as Formula E fever swept the city. The race marked the first time in which an international motor race of any kind ...

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Harrie Smolders rules in Chantilly

Story highlights Smolders retains lead atop LGCT standings Dutch rider helps Hamburg Diamonds to top of GCL standings (CNN)The Longines Global Champions Tour and Global Champions League could have been temporarily renamed the Harrie Smolders Show, after the Dutch rider’s imperious performance during the Chantilly leg of the competition. Smolders stormed to victory in the LGCT to retain his lead ...

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Muguruza overpowers Williams to win first Wimbledon

Story highlights Muguruza first Spanish woman to win the title since Conchita Martinez in 1994 Martinez coached Muguruza at Wimbledon Williams squandered two set points in the first set Wimbledon (CNN)Trading blows from the baseline with Garbine Muguruza with two set points in hand to clinch the first set, it looked like Venus Williams was on the way to her ...

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Cilic beats Querrey to reach Wimbledon final

Story highlights Marin Cilic beats Sam Querrey to reach the Wimbledon final The Croatian recorded a 6-7 6-4 7-6 7-5 win over the American Cilic will play Roger Federer or Tomas Berdych on Sunday Wimbledon (CNN)Marin Cilic may lack the flamboyance of Goran Ivanisevic but he is one win away from emulating his fellow Croatian and winning Wimbledon. Follow @cnnsport ...

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Cream of the crop arrive in Chantilly

Story highlights The show jumping circuit arrives in Chantilly, France Harrie Smolders and Maikel van der Vleuten eying overall glory Five events remain this season (CNN)It’s better known as a home for horse racing, but the picturesque French city of Chantilly has this weekend opened its doors to show jumping. Follow @cnnsport With just five events remaining in the Longines ...

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Stage set for historic New York car race

Story highlights New York hosts first ever motor race Formula E street races taking place in Red Hook, Brooklyn (CNN)Scene of great American novels and the location for dozens of Hollywood movies, Brooklyn will be the setting for a brand new sporting chapter in New York’s history this weekend. Formula E, the world’s first, and only all-electric racing series, is ...

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Meet the superfans worshiping at the altar of Federer

Story highlights Federer bidding for a record eighth Wimbledon title Swiss competing in his 42nd grand slam semifinal Has reached a record 12 Wimbledon semis (CNN)It is a global traveling troupe like no other in sport. A patchwork of nationalities, from India, Lebanon, America, on a summer pilgrimage to worship the most successful tennis player in history. These are Roger ...

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Trump casts shadow over US Women's Open

Story highlights US Women’s Open to be held at Trump National Golf Club, New Jersey Speculation grows that President Trump might attend (CNN)Will he appear, or won’t he? And if he does, how will you react? For golfers and top athletes, it’s becoming par for the course to be asked questions about the opportunity of meeting US President Donald Trump. ...

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Venus rolls back years to reach Wimbledon final

Story highlights Venus Williams prevailed 6-4 6-2 Second grand slam final of the season Garbine Muguruza crushed Magdalena Rybarikova 6-1 6-1 in other semi Men’s semifinals Friday featuring Roger Federer Wimbledon (CNN)Venus Williams’ appearance in January’s Australian Open final wasn’t, as it turned out, a temporary return to the head table of grand slam tennis for the 37-year-old. Follow @cnnsport ...

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