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Sensational victory at WTA Finals in Singapore: Simona Halep defeats Serena Williams  

Romanian Simona Halep sensationally blows away Serena Williams 6-0, 6-2 on Wednesday, in her second game at WTA Tournament of Champions in Singapore. Halep, ranked 4 WTA, had the best performance in her tennis career, defeating No.1 Williams after only 65 minutes. Simona lost ...

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Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 years in prison for killing girlfriend

South African Paralympics athlete Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to five years in prison for the 2013 shooting death of his girlfriend, Judge Thokozile Masipa announced on Tuesday as quoted by ABC. Masipa also handed down a suspended sentence of three ...

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WTA Finals in Singapore: Halep defeated Bouchard at opening match

Simona Halep gets off WTA Tournament of Champions in the right foot, defeating Canadian Eugenie Bouchard 6-2, 6-3. Halep was a debutant at Singapore tour, standing out to the Canadian player after one hour and nine minutes. The Romanian tennis player won a ...

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Victor Piturca leaves football national team for Al Ittihad

Football national team coach, Victor Piturca rescinded his contract with the Romanian Football Federation (FRF), after he stroke hands with Saudi Arabia Al Ittihad and signed a two-seasons contract with the football club’s officials. Al Ittihad is eyeing Piturca for ...

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Larisa Iordache, the “new Nadia Comaneci”, noted by int’l media

 She’s the new rising star of Romania, CNN reports. The CNN journalists have compared Romanian Larisa Iordache to renowned Nadia Comaneci, seeing her as a potential world famous and most talented gymnast. They praised the autochthonous sportspeople outlining that since Nadia ...

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UEFA probes into Romania-Hungary football game

European football central UEFA started an investigation into Romania-Hungary football game for Euro-2016 preliminaries, played on Saturday in Bucharest. Romania is investigated for incidents in the tribunes and Hungary for racism. The case is to be analyzed on October 23. ...

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Football: Supporters clash with police after Romania-Hungary tie

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Romania-Hungary football match played in Bucharest on Saturday for the European Championship preliminaries brought more violence than true sport show. Romania and Hungary squared on Lia Manoliu national arena, Rusescu scoring for the national football team in minute 44, while ...

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Larisa Iordache takes all-around silver at World Gymnastics Championships

Romanian gymnast Larisa Iordache won all-around silver at the World Gymnastics Championships in Nanning, China with a score of 59.765. This is the first medal for Romania at an all-around final in 7 seven years. Iordache will also compete for ...

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Romania to host WTA Bucharest Open for the next four years

The Romanian Tennis Federation (FRT) has bought the license to host the biggest tennis tour in Romania for yet another four years. So, BRD Bucharest Open will be present on the Romanian tennis courts at least until 2018. “It is ...

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Halep climbs down to no.3 in the WTA rankings

Romanian Simona Halep climbed down to no.3 in the WTA rankings, after six weeks of holding the second best tennis player in the world’s position. Russian Maria Sharapova advanced Halep, after she battled past Petra Kvitova to win her fourth ...

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