Brady dismisses ‘curse’ as NFL video game cover player

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Force India against Mercedes helping Honda

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McGregor given Sunday deadline for Mayweather bout

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Israeli paratroopers recreate iconic Wailing Wall image

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Temer’s Brazil presidency hits year mark in turmoil

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World football, baseball stars grieve for Venezuela

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Aussie Ewan bags maiden Giro stage, Jungels in pink

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Rain thwarts Tamim’s hundred bid against Ireland

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International SAP Conference for Treasury Management

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Venezuela fires health chief in deadly crisis

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro fired his health minister after statistics showed infant deaths surging, as elderly protesters angry over medicine shortages planned fresh rallies Friday demanding the socialist leader quit.The health ministry on We...

French trio Monfils, Tsonga and Gasquet miss Rome Masters

French trio Gaël Monfils, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Richard Gasquet will all miss the clay court Rome Masters tournament, organisers revealed on Friday two days ahead of the prestige event.

Monfils, ranked 16 in the world, twisted his ankle during the Madrid Masters after being previously sidelined for over a month with an Achilles tendon injury picked up at Indian Wells.

Tsonga, ranked 11, has a sore shoulder and world number 24 Gasquet also missed out on the Madrid tournament because of a bad back.

The news is worrying for French fans ahead of the French Open at Roland-Garros, also on clay, from May 28 to June 11.