World No. 2 Karolina Pliskova moved into the semifinals with a roller-coaster 6-0, 2-6, 6-4 win over reigning Wimbledon champ No. 5 Simona Halep in their purple-group round robin clash at the Shiseido WTA Finals Shenzhen on Friday.
Struggling Dijon inflicted a surprising 2-1 win over leaders Paris Saint-Germain at home in the 12th round of Ligue 1 on Friday.
Tokyo has eventually accepted the International Olympic Committee's decision to move the marathon and race-walking events of the 2020 Games to Sapporo from the Japanese capital.
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton finished first in the second free practice of the F1 US Grand Prix as he clocked a best lap time of 1 minute 33.232 seconds on Friday.
Uncapped Talleres Cordoba midfielder Andres Cubas has been called up to Paraguay's national squad for friendlies against Bulgaria and Saudi Arabia, head coach Eduardo Berizzo said on Friday.
The Premier League fixtures this weekend throw up some interesting encounters and some returns which will keep writers busy over the weekend.
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