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Court to decide fate of seized tanker

GIBRALTAR: Gibraltar’s Supreme Court was to decide yesterday whether an Iranian oil tanker seized last month near the tiny British territory can be held longer amid speculation that it might…

Nishioka knocks out idol Nishikori

CINCINNATI: Yoshihito Nishioka secured a dream result on Wednesday as he defeated longtime idol and Japanese countryman Kei Nishikori 76 (7/2), 6-4 at the ATP Cincinnati Masters. Sixth-seeded Nishikori, Asia’s…

Barty beats Sharapova

CINCINNATI: World number one Naomi Osaka and Wimbledon champion Simona Halep battled to three-set triumphs Wednesday at the ATP and WTA Cincinnati Masters while top seed Ashleigh Barty ousted Maria…