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Cincinnati Western & Southern Open: Halep defeats Townsend to reach third round

Romanian tennis player Simona Halep, 2nd WTA, eased into the third round of the Western & Southern Open on Tuesday, overcoming an early deficit to defeat American qualifier Taylor Townsend, 6-4, 6-1. After a tightly contested start which saw four ...

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Champions League play-off: Sporting Lisbon 0 FCSB 0

Sporting Lisbon and FCSB finished the match Tuesday evening in a draw, 0-0, in the first round of the Champions League play-off. Romanian Vice-champions thus have a good result in view of the return match in Bucharest on August 23. ...

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Rogers Cup: Simona Halep defeats Barbora Strycova to reach quarter-finals

Romanian tennis player Simona Halep, 2nd WTA, defeated Czech Barbora Strycova 6-1, 6-0 on Thursday to reach the quarter-finals of the USD 2,434,389 WTA Rogers Cup tournament in Toronto. Halep, 25, the defending champion, needed 59 minutes to win the ...

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Citi Open: Halep abandons match vs. Makarova, Niculescu defeated by Goerges

Romanian tennis player Simona Halep, 2nd WTA, abandoned on Friday the match against Ekaterina Makarova at the score of 2-6, 6-3, 1-0, in the quarter-finals of the WTA tournament in Washington. No.7 seed Ekaterina Makarova booked the first spot into ...

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Andreea Răducan, elected as President of the Romanian Gymnastics Federation

Former world and Olympic gymnastics champion Andreea Raducan was elected, on Friday, as President of the Romanian Gymnastics Federation by majority of votes of the affiliated members to the General Assembly, organised by the Ministry of Youth and Sports. 43 ...

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Football: All Romanian teams – out of Europa League, score no goal

None of the three Romanian teams in Europa League’s third qualifying round has succeeded to qualify to the play-off. Astra Giurgiu, Dinamo Bucharest and Universitatea Craiova were defeated Thursday evening and none of them scored. Astra Giurgiu was defeated by ...

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Citi Open: Simona Halep, Monica Niculescu qualify to quarterfinals in Washington

Romanian tennis player Simona Halep, 2nd WTA, qualified on Thursday to the quarterfinals of the WTA tournament in Washington after she defeated Mariana Duque Marino (Colombia) 3-6, 6-4, 6-2. Simona will play in the quarterfinals against Russian Ekaterina Makarova, who ...

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Mircea Lucescu –new coach of Turkey’s national team

The Turkish Football Federation (TFF) has agreed on appointing Romanian coach Mircea Lucescu as the next coach of the Turkish national football team. The signing ceremony is scheduled to take place in Istanbul on Friday, the federation said in a ...

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