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Andy Murray: Britain’s three-time Grand Slam winner ready to be considered a singles player again

Andy Murray: Britain’s three-time Grand Slam winner ready to be considered a singles player again

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Andy Murray does not tend to sugar coat his answers.He accepts there are reasons to be cheerful after his 6-4 6-4 defeat by Richard Gasquet in Cincinnati, but admits he is "quite far away from where I would like to be".That is to be expected after just two weeks of dedicated practice before his first singles match for seven months. Murray will only play doubles in New York, when the US Open gets under way in a fortnight. But you can now consider him a singles player above all else once again. A singles player who expects to be back in his peak physical condition in January: 12 months after the second operation on his right hip. "I think nine to 12 months after the operation is when I would e...
Mega Millions jackpot soars to $418 million. Here’s how much the winner would owe in taxes

Mega Millions jackpot soars to $418 million. Here’s how much the winner would owe in taxes

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Mega Millions Jackpot estimated at $ 540 million dollars.Getty ImagesThe Mega Millions jackpot has spilled over $ 400 million and would be the ninth largest winning since the game began in 2002.With no one hitting the right numbers Friday night, the next drawing on Tuesday is at $ 418 million.The top prize has been climbing for more than two months now. Your chance of wining is 1 in about 302 million.For Tuesday night's Mega Millions drawing, the cash option — which most winners go with — is $ 263.3 million.The 24% federal tax withholding would reduce that amount by $ 63.1 million. However, the top marginal tax rate of 37% means owing a lot more to the IRS at tax time.Assuming you had no reduction to your taxable income — such as large charitable contributions — another 13%, or $ 34.2 mill
Ajax 2-3 Tottenham (3-3 on aggregate – Spurs win on away goals): Lucas Moura scores dramatic winner

Ajax 2-3 Tottenham (3-3 on aggregate – Spurs win on away goals): Lucas Moura scores dramatic winner

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Lucas Moura scored a dramatic 96th-minute winner to cap an astonishing Tottenham fightback against Ajax and set up an all-English Champions League final against Liverpool.Trailing 1-0 from the first leg, Spurs made the worst possible start in Amsterdam when a towering fifth-minute header by 19-year-old Ajax captain Matthijs de Ligt doubled the advantage for Erik ten Hag's exciting young side.Tottenham hit the post through Son Heung-min before Hakim Ziyech doubled Ajax's lead on the night with a sweeping finish after an assist by former Southampton winger Dusan Tadic. That left Spurs 3-0 behind on aggregate yet, in another pulsating semi-final, Mauricio Pochettino's side scored twice within fi...
Manchester City 1-0 Leicester: Vincent Kompany scores spectacular winner

Manchester City 1-0 Leicester: Vincent Kompany scores spectacular winner

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Manchester City know they will retain their Premier League title if they win on the final day of the season after Vincent Kompany's wonder strike saw off a spirited Leicester side.With 20 minutes remaining, the score goalless and nerves jangling at Etihad Stadium, the defending champions needed inspiration in a game where only victory would maintain their initiative at the top of the table.They got it from an unlikely source in their long-serving captain, who strode forward and let fly from 25 yards with a strike that arrowed into the top corner of the net. City's victory means they move back above Liverpool and hold a one-point lead as they go into the last round of fixtures on Sunday, when ...
Newcastle 2-3 Liverpool: Divock Origi’s late winner ensures title race goes to last day

Newcastle 2-3 Liverpool: Divock Origi’s late winner ensures title race goes to last day

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Divock Origi's late winner sent Liverpool top of the Premier League with victory at Newcastle United to put the pressure back on Manchester City and ensure the title race will go to the final game.Origi - on as substitute for Mohamed Salah after he was taken off on a stretcher with a head injury sustained in a collision with Newcastle keeper Martin Dubravka - headed in Xherdan Shaqiri's free-kick in the 86th minute.It gave Liverpool three points after a topsy-turvy night on Tyneside. Now Manchester City must beat Leicester City at Etihad Stadium on Monday to ensure they retain the initiative going into the final round of games next Sunday.Liverpool went ahead after 13 minutes when Virgil van ...