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  • Valencia joy dampened by injury to keeper Alves

    Reuters - 4 minutes 42 seconds ago

    Valencia's joy at securing a berth in Champions League qualifying for next season has been tempered by a serious knee injury to their Brazilian goalkeeper Diego Alves that will require surgery. Alves had to come off in the second half of Saturday's 3-2 La Liga win at Almeria and Valencia said on their website on Sunday (www.valenciacf.com) tests had revealed damage to the external cruciate ligament and meniscus in his right knee. If that is the case Alves will not return to action until …

  • Residents rescued from flooded homes in Texas, Oklahoma

    Residents rescued from flooded homes in Texas, Oklahoma

    Associated Press - 5 minutes ago
    Residents rescued from flooded homes in Texas, Oklahoma

    WIMBERLEY, Texas (AP) — Flooding in Texas and Oklahoma has led to numerous evacuations and rescues and the death of a firefighter. …

  • Nishikori inspires Japanese French Open record

    Nishikori inspires Japanese French Open record

    AFP News - 5 minutes ago
    Nishikori inspires Japanese French Open record

    Japan smashed a record which had stood for almost half a century at the French Open on Sunday by seeing five men make the first round draw. Not since 1967 has Japan enjoyed such relative riches in Paris with world number five Kei Nishikori leading the way. "I think it's great for Asia, not only Japan," said 30-year-old Soeda of Japan's achievement. …

  • Federer canters through first round in Paris

    Federer canters through first round in Paris

    Reuters - 10 minutes ago
    Federer canters through first round in Paris

    The second-seeded Swiss, who has a record 17 grand slam titles to his name, barely broke sweat in his flashy pink shorts and lilac shirt as he booked a second-round meeting with either Spain's Marcel Granollers or German qualifier Matthias Bachinger. After misfiring a few backhands, Federer, who has not won a grand slam since Wimbledon in 2012, pocketed the opening set when Falla buried a backhand into the net. Federer, who held serve throughout, broke twice in the second, and rounded it off …

  • Latvala wins Rally of Portugal ahead of Ogier

    Latvala wins Rally of Portugal ahead of Ogier

    Associated Press - 12 minutes ago
    Latvala wins Rally of Portugal ahead of Ogier

    FAFE, Portugal (AP) — Jari-Matti Latvala won the Rally of Portugal after holding off Volkswagen teammate and two-time defending world champion Sebastien Ogier on Sunday. …