Tsitsipas through to Hamburg semi-finals

Greek second seed Stefanos Tsitsipas has beaten Dusan Lajovic in straight sets to reach the Hamburg European Open semi-finals. The 22-year-old, world No.6 recovered from 5-3 down in a first-set tie-break to win 7-6 (7-5) 6-2 in an hour and 38 minutes. “It was a perfect day; sunny, good people, …

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Pippie leads throughout to win Moir Stakes

A carefully devised plan to make the Moir Stakes a major spring target for flying mare Pippie has come to fruition after she ran her rivals off their legs in the Group One sprint. The race appeared to have an abundance of speed on paper but Pippie pinged the gates …

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Goldfields gardens: how to get the best out of your cabbage patch

Cabbages, Brassica oleracea, are pale-dark-green, red, or purple biennials with crinkle leaf, loose-headed and smooth leaf, firm-headed varieties. They are closely related to broccoli, cauliflower and Brussels sprouts. Cabbages were domesticated from wild cabbage in Europe before 1000BC. Savoys were not developed until the 1500s. Cabbages are selectively bred for …

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Trump says US Supreme Court pick decided

US President Donald Trump says he has determined his pick for the Supreme Court but would not provide a name, amid reports that he intends to nominate conservative Judge Amy Coney Barrett. Trump will make the announcement on Saturday, in a move in a move that could upend the court’s …

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