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Signs of Possible Match-Fixing in Wimbledon Men’s Doubles

Hours before the French Open draw in May, 84th-ranked Nicolás Kicker became the highest-ranked player (at time of conviction) to be found guilty of a match-fixing offense by the Tennis Integrity Unit, and he was removed from the tournament. A month later, Kicker’s penalty was announced as a $25,000 fine and six-year ban, with three…

Shh, There’s a Super-Secret Wimbledon Beauty Salon

Advertisement When players need a new braid, manicure or deep-conditioning treatment, they know where to go. No fans allowed. July 13, 2018 ImageHarriet Dart in a mixed doubles quarterfinal at Wimbledon.CreditJulian Finney/Getty Images When fans crowded around wild card mixed doubles player Harriet Dart at Wimbledon this week, many were keen to congratulate her on…

Belgium 2, England 0: Belgium Earns Its Best World Cup Finish, Beating England for Third Place

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — Belgium and England both leave the World Cup happy to have reached the semifinals. Belgium may be a little happier, though. The Belgians earned their highest World Cup finish by beating England, 2-0, in the third-place match on Saturday. Thomas Meunier and Eden Hazard each scored a goal. “These players didn’t…