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Djokovic Wins Italian Open To Claim Record 36th Masters Title

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Djokovic Wins Italian Open To Claim Record 36th Masters Title

World’s tennis number one, Novak Djokovic has won a record 36th masters title by beating Diego Schwartzman in the Italian Open.

The Serbian, playing in his first tournament since being disqualified from this month’s US Open, won 7-5, 6-3 in the final to get a slot in next week’s French Open.

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33 year-old Djokovic drew level with Rafael Nadal last month on the all-time list of masters winners with his Western & Southern Open title.

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Pulev Confirms Fight With Joshua Fixed For December 12

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Pulev Confirms Fight With Joshua Fixed For December 12

The date and place are now known for the world heavyweight boxing championship between Anthony Joshua and Bulgarian boxer, Kubrat Pulev.  The fight will take place in London on December the twelfth.

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The fight was originally scheduled for June but had to be postponed because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Cristiano Ronaldo Tests Positive For Coronavirus And Will Miss Portugal’s Game Against Sweden

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Cristiano Ronaldo Tests Positive For Coronavirus And Will Miss Portugal's Game Against Sweden

Juventus striker Cristiano Ronaldo has on Tuesday tested positive for the coronavirus.

According to the Portuguese football federation, Ronaldo will now undertake a period in quarantine after contracting COVID-19 while away on international duty

The federation stated in a statement released that “Cristiano Ronaldo was released from training with the national team after a positive test for COVID-19, so he will not face Sweden, adding that “the Portugal international is doing well, without symptoms, and in isolation.

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The 35-year-old played the full 90 minutes of Portugal’s 0-0 draw with France on Sunday, winning his 167th international cap in the process.

Portugal and France lead Group 3 with seven points each after three matches.

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The Portuguese star is also set to miss Juventus’ trip to Crotone in Serie A this weekend, as well as their Champions League group stage opener against Dynamo Kiev on October 20.

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LA Lakers Steamroll Miami Heat To Capture Record-Tying 17th NBA Title

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LA Lakers Steamroll Miami Heat To Capture Record-Tying 17th NBA Title

Los Angeles Lakers beat the Miami heat 106-93 to seal a 4-2 series victory and a joint record 17th championship, dedicated to five-time NBA champion Kobe, who died in a helicopter crash alongside his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, and seven others in January.  Bryant spent his entire NBA career with the Lakers, winning five titles.

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Lakers forward, Anthony Davis, says he is certain it is proud moment for Kobe.

It was also LeBron James’ first NBA title in a decade.

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