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Poland refuses to halt disputed coal mine despite EU court penalty

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The Turow open-pit coal mine operated by the company PGE is seen in Bogatynia, Poland, June 15, 2021. Picture taken June 15, 2021. REUTERS/David W Cerny BRUSSELS/WARSAW, Sept 20 (Reuters) – Poland vowed to keep its disputed Turow coal mine running on Monday despite being hit with a order to......

Britain’s M&S blames Brexit for closing French food stores

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M&S to close 11 food stores run with SFH Will retain nine stores run with Lagardere M&S says new rules make it ‘near impossible’ LONDON, Sept 16 (Reuters) – British retailer Marks & Spencer (MKS.L) said it would close all 11 French franchise food stores it runs with its partner......

Pope, in Slovakia, says don’t exploit religion for politics

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PRESOV, Slovakia, Sept 14 (Reuters) – Pope Francis said on Tuesday that the cross should not be used as a political symbol and warned against Christians trying to be triumphalist, in an apparent criticism of the use of religion for partisan ends. Francis flew to the city of Presov, in......

Pliskova aces third-round challenge at U.S. Open

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Sep 2, 2021; Flushing, NY, USA; Karolina Pliskova of Czech Republic celebrates after winning the first set against Amanda Anisimova of the United States in a second round match on day four of the 2021 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Mandatory Credit: Jerry......

U.S. Open day two | Reuters

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NEW YORK, Aug 31 (Reuters) – Highlights of the second day at the U.S. Open, the last Grand Slam tournament of the year, at Flushing Meadows on Tuesday (times GMT): 2233 SWIATEK SAFELY THROUGH Seventh seed Iga Swiatek, youngest of 12 major champions in the women’s draw, breezed into the......

Osaka kicks off US Open title defence with straight sets win

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NEW YORK, Aug 30 (Reuters) – Naomi Osaka overcame a slow start to beat Czech Marie Bouzkova 6-4 6-1 on Monday as the world number three got her U.S. Open title defence under way in front of a roaring capacity crowd. Unseeded Bouzkova held her own through much of the......

Osaka and fans back for first day of U.S. Open

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Aug 19, 2021; Mason, OH, USA; Naomi Osaka (JPN) reacts during a match against Jil Teichmann (SUI) during the Western and Southern Open at the Lindner Family Tennis Center. Mandatory Credit: Susan Mullane-USA TODAY Sports NEW YORK, Aug 29 (Reuters) – Naomi Osaka returns to the Grand Slam stage at......

Climbing-Frenchman Mawem celebrates birthday with thrilling Games debut

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TOKYO, Aug 3 (Reuters) – Frenchman Mickael Mawem celebrated his 31st birthday in style on Tuesday, brushing off a nervous start to lead the field heading into the last event of the climbing qualifiers at the Tokyo Games in a sensational Olympic debut for the sport. The top eight athletes......

Basketball-U.S. clinches playoff spot, France and Australia go 3-0

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TOKYO, July 31 (Reuters) – The United States clinched a quarter-final berth in Olympic men’s basketball on Saturday as seedings for next week’s last- eight showdowns took shape. Kevin Durant led Team USA to a commanding 119-84 victory against the Czech Republic in the final group game at the Saitama......

Biles out of next Tokyo event, sharpening focus on mental health at Games

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TOKYO, July 28 (Reuters) – Gymnast Simone Biles withdrew from the individual all-around competition at the Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday, a day after she shocked the world by pulling out of the team event and put a sharp focus on mental health at the Games. American Biles will be evaluated......

Biles fails in gold bid as Osaka exits Tokyo Games

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TOKYO, July 27 (Reuters) – Simone Biles’ bid to launch a history-making goldrush at the Tokyo Olympics fell apart after a single gymnastic vault on Tuesday, and her future at these Games was in doubt after she spoke of the need to protect her mental health. The American superstar pulled......

Basketball-Czech Republic beat Iran as basketball begins in Tokyo

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TOKYO, July 25 (Reuters) – The Czech Republic launched their Olympic hoop dreams in Tokyo on Sunday with a 84-78 win against Iran, holding off a late rally by the Iranians who cut the lead all the way down to four points with less than a minute to go. With......

Foreign missions in Afghanistan call for Taliban ceasefire

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An Afghan policeman keeps watch at the check post on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan July 13, 2021. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail Doha talks fail to reach ceasefire agreement Clashes continue across Afghanistan Afghan president visits western city under siege KABUL, July 19 (Reuters) – Fifteen diplomatic missions and the NATO representative......

Pliskova finally warms up to Wimbledon after run to final

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Jul 10, 2021; London, United Kingdom; Karolina Pliskova (CZE) seen playing against Ashleigh Barty (AUS) in the women’s final at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club. Mandatory Credit: Peter van den Berg-USA TODAY Sports July 10 (Reuters) – Despite possessing a game tailor-made for grass, Karolina Pliskova never found......

Barty ends Australia’s long wait for Wimbledon women’s title

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LONDON, July 10 (Reuters) – World number one Ash Barty became the first Australian woman to win the Wimbledon singles title for 41 years on Saturday when she defeated Czech Karolina Pliskova 6-3 6-7(4) 6-3 in the final. The 25-year-old Barty, who won her maiden Grand Slam at Roland Garros......

Czechs join trio in clinching Olympic berths

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Czech Republic maul Greece to qualify Italy stun 2016 runners-up Serbia Slovenia to make Olympic debut BELGRADE, July 4 (Reuters) – The Czech Republic became the last team to seal a berth in the Tokyo Olympics men’s basketball tournament after blowing away Greece 97-72 in the final of their qualifying......

Barty sees off Siniakova challenge to reach fourth round

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Jul 3, 2021; London, United Kingdom; Ashleigh Barty (AUS) seen at the moment she beat Katerina Siniakova (CZE) on Centre Court in the women’s third round at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club. Mandatory Credit: Peter van den Berg-USA TODAY Sports LONDON, July 3 (Reuters) – Top seed Ash......

Wimbledon day six | Reuters

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LONDON, July 3 (Reuters) – Highlights of day six of the Wimbledon tennis championships on Saturday (all times GMT): 1006 PLAY GETS UNDERWAY Play on the sixth day of Wimbledon began under cloudy skies, with the temperature hovering around 19 degrees Celsius (66.2°F). American teenager Coco Gauff will look to......

French Open winner Krejcikova makes confident start on grass

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LONDON, June 29 (Reuters) – Newly-crowned French Open champion Barbora Krejcikova made a breezy start in her singles main draw debut at Wimbledon on Tuesday, beating teenager Clara Tauson 6-3 6-2 to reach the second round. Two weeks after winning both the singles and doubles titles on the red clay......

Czech President Zeman calls transgender people ‘disgusting’

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Czech President Milos Zeman gestures in Vienna, Austria April 3, 2019. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger/File Photo PRAGUE, June 27 (Reuters) – Czech President Milos Zeman, commenting on a Hungarian law that bans LGBT material from schools, told a television interview on Sunday that he finds transgender people “disgusting”. Zeman, who has often......

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