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 Slovenian rider Tadej Pogacar of the UAE Team Emirates poses with his Tour de France trophy with  Arc de Triomphe in the background. Photograph: Stephane Mantey/EPA

‘Assassins,” cried Gustave Garrigou, sending his rage directly against the race organisers, who in turn lap it up. No one walks away more impressed by(...)

Germany’s Boris Becker  kisses the  trophy to celebrate  his victory over  South Africa’s Kevin Curren in the 1985 Wimbledon final. Photograph:  Steve Powell/Allsport/Getty Images

As a Bruce Springsteen devotee, it’s likely that Kevin Curren was aware of how lengthy his concerts tend to be, some of them even nudging past the fou(...)

Alexander Zverev (L) took part in the controversial Adria Tour. Photograph: Andrej Isakovic/Getty/AFP

Nick Kyrgios and Boris Becker traded insults on social media on Tuesday following the Australian’s criticism of Alexander Zverev after a video appeare(...)

Rafael Nadal removes his head band after his match on day seven. Photograph: PA

Rafa Nadal set the tone early in the day. Maybe it was the sight of Spanish golfer Sergio Garcia’s name on the guest list for the Royal Box, or, maybe(...)

Stefanos Tsitsipas: Currently ranked sixth in the world and seeded seven for Wimbledon, the 6ft4in Greek player is as elegant as he is powerful. Photograph:  Adam Pretty/Getty Images

No one was to know it. But when Lleyton Hewitt last yelled an audible obscenity on Centre Court, thumped his chest and screamed ‘Come on Rocky’, only (...)

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Germany’s Alexander Zverev and Roger Federer after their match at the O2 Arena. Photograph: Getty Images

Roger Federer will end the year tantalisingly short of his 100th career title after the king of men’s tennis was forced to bow to young prince Alexan(...)

Boris Becker arrives on day one of the Wimbledon Championships on Monday. Photograph:  Philip Toscano/PA Wire

Boris Becker was told to curb his language by presenter Sue Barker after swearing on air during the BBC’s Wimbledon coverage. The German, who won the(...)

Former German tennis player Boris Becker: role with Central African Republic  as a sports envoy may protect him from bankruptcy proceedings in London. Photograph: Daniel Roland/AFP/Getty

Central African Republic’s foreign minister said on Tuesday that a copy of former tennis champion Boris Becker’s diplomatic passport he had seen was a(...)

Three-time Wimbledon champion Boris Becker is claiming diplomatic immunity from ongoing bankruptcy proceedings in the UK on the basis that he is an ambassador for the Central African Republic, British media have reported. Photograph: Getty Images

Former world tennis number one Boris Becker has claimed diplomatic immunity from bankruptcy proceedings — citing his role as a sports attache to the C(...)

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