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Novak Djokovic concedes defeat and pulls out of US Open to hand Rafael Nadal big advantage

Nadal is also in with a shot to regain the world No 1 ranking for the first time in more than two years if he can lift his fifth US Open trophy. And if he can stay at the top spot until the end of the year, he will also overtake Djokovic to become the […]

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World

Putin facing new domestic threat as tyrant concedes situation in Russia ‘deteriorating’

Russia’s annual wildfire season has worsened in recent years, often attributed to the effects of climate change. Putin admitted on Wednesday that wildfires were threatening to wreak further havoc on the Russian borders closest to Europe. He also pinpointed the far eastern regions of Russia, where catastrophic wildfires are “traditionally difficult”. He said in a […]

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Lewis Hamilton concedes defeat in jewellery row with FIA ahead of Silverstone GP

Lewis Hamilton has been forced to concede defeat in his battle over jewellery with the FIA. The Mercedes driver has taken out his nose stud ahead of the British Grand Prix at Silverstone this weekend amid suggestions he could be banned from the race if he did not.  The move comes after Hamilton had been […]

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Celebrities

Liam Gallagher, 49, concedes to surgery on ‘bashed up’ hips as arthritis takes toll

Liam Gallagher, 49, has conceded that he will undergo hip replacement surgery after suffering with painful arthritis for several years. The Oasis star has U-turned after previously stating he would “rather be in a wheelchair” than have the operation. Speaking on Friday, Liam admits he now needs a replacement on both hips because they are “bashed […]

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Finance

Boris Johnson concedes Russia could win war and proposes sending tanks to Poland

The UK has proposed sending tanks to Poland to allow Warsaw to pass its own tanks to Ukraine, Boris Johnson said, as he became the first western leader to concede Vladimir Putin could win the war. The British prime minister, speaking during a trip to India, predicted gruelling months ahead and said it was possible […]

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Ralf Rangnick critical of Manchester United: Nobody in Premier League concedes goals like this

Ralf Rangnick is losing patience with his Man Utd players, criticising their physicality and admitting nobody in the Premier League concedes goals like them. Cristiano Ronaldo sealed his hat-trick with a stunning free-kick to rescue a 3-2 victory for Man Utd over Norwich but it was another shoddy showing for the team. Norwich had created […]

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World

Macron in humiliating Ukraine climbdown as he concedes plan not possible ‘at this stage’

The French President had promised an “exceptional humanitarian operation” last week as he pledged to speak to Russian President Vladimir Putin to agree to a ceasefire for the shelled city. Mr Macron told reporters at the end of an EU summit on Friday: “We are going to launch a humanitarian operation in conjunction with Turkey […]

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UK

Prince Andrew concedes proper service of legal papers in sexual assault lawsuit

The Duke of York, 61, has officially conceded proper service of process in the New York lawsuit filed against him by alleged Jeffrey Epstein victim Virginia Giuffre, previously known as Virginia Roberts. The acceptance of service marks the latest development in the ongoing civil lawsuit against the Royal Family member. Following Prince Andrew’s acceptance that […]

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US

Yang concedes as Adams takes lead following chaotic New York primary

Polls closed at 9 p.m in the primary, New York City’s first ranked-choice mayoral election. Yang was trailing well behind Adams, the Brooklyn borough president, who had a comfortable lead in first-choice votes by 11 p.m., followed by Kathryn Garcia and Maya Wiley. The two are now neck and neck for second place. The winner […]

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Yang Concedes; Final Race Call Is Not Expected for Weeks

June 22, 2021, 11:16 p.m. ET June 22, 2021, 11:16 p.m. ET Michael Gold in New York Jennifer Gutiérrez will win the Democratic primary for the City Council seat in District 34, according to The Associated Press. June 22, 2021, 11:14 p.m. ET June 22, 2021, 11:14 p.m. ET Jeff Mays in New York “What […]