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Federer tops Querrey to put Team Europe in command of Laver Cup

Team Europe, captained by Bjorn Borg, got off to a strong start on Saturday thanks to Roger Federer’s win over Sam Querrey. (AP) Team World is in a world of trouble at the Laver Cup. After losing three of the inaugural event’s first four matches on Friday, American Sam Querrey couldn’t match—or exceed—Roger Federer’s level on the second day of play. ...

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Team Europe steamrolls Denis Shapovalov, Team World at Laver Cup – CBC Sports

Canada’s Denis Shapovalov couldn’t stop a Team Europe tidal wave, losing 6-7(3), 6-7(5) to Alexander Zverev as Team World fell behind 3-1 after the first day of play at the inaugural Laver Cup in Prague, Czech Republic. It was the second time in just over a month the No. 4-ranked Zverev has defeated the 18-year-old Richmond Hill, Ont., resident. Zverev, 20, from Germany, ended ...

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Merkle Names Claire Billings Vice President of Marketing, Europe

COLUMBIA, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Merkle (www.merkleinc.com), a leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing agency, announced the appointment of Claire Billings to vice president of marketing, Europe. In her new role, Billings will focus on supporting the growth of Merkle Europe by bringing strong leadership and a unified approach to marketing in the region. In the last 18 months, the company has grown rapidly ...

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Kiwis collect mixed results in doubles semis in Europe | 1 NEWS NOW

Artem Sitak has battled into the doubles semi-finals at an ATP tournament in France but the news wasn’t so rosy for fellow-Kiwi Marcus Daniell in Russia. New Zealand doubles players Artem Sitak and Marcus Daniell. Source: Photosport Sitak and Dutch partner Wesley Koolhof emerged 6-2 5-7 10-8 winners over fourth-seeded Spaniards Marcel Granollers and David Marrero at the Moselle Open ...

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Mourinho: Scrapping EFL Cup could help English clubs in Europe

Jose Mourinho has suggested scrapping the EFL Cup could result in Premier League clubs enjoying greater success in Europe. Mourinho guided Manchester United to EFL Cup and Europa League glory last season, but English sides have struggled in the Champions League in recent years – only Chelsea (2013-14) and Manchester City (2015-16) have progressed as far as the semi-finals since the Blues ...

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Europe to decide UCI election, says former chief McQuaid

Both Lappartient and Cookson have said they were confident of getting 30 of the 45 delegates’ votes in Thursday’s election. Yet McQuaid, who was beaten by Britain’s Cookson four years ago after two four-year terms, says European votes will swing the contest although other elements could come into play. Europe has 15 delegates, Oceania has three while Asia, America and ...

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Romania must avoid association with Europe’s ‘bad boys’

The second world war did not truly come to an end in Romania until the anticommunist revolution of 1989. Such is the contention of Dennis Deletant, one of the world’s leading scholars of modern Romania, in Hitler’s Forgotten Ally, his 2006 book on Ion Antonescu, Romania’s military dictator in the early 1940s. The nation’s disastrous wartime alliance with Nazi Germany ...

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