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George Bush Snr accused of groping by eighth woman

An eighth woman has come forward with claims that former US president George HW Bush groped her. An interpreter, whom the BBC has agreed not to name because of the sensitive nature of her job, claims Mr Bush touched her inappropriately in 2004. The alleged incident took place at a meeting between the former president and the Spanish defence minister Jose Bono Martinez. The interpreter has not previously spoken publicly about the incident. George Bush Snr ‘groped 16-year-old girl’ during 2003 photo op “It was 2004,” she told the BBC….

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Leeds beat Castleford to win eighth Grand Final

Betfred Super League Grand Final Castleford (0) 6 Try: Foster Goal: Gale Leeds (7) 24 Try: Briscoe 2, McGuire 2 Goal: Watkins 3 Drop-goal: McGuire 2 Danny McGuire marked his final Leeds game with two second-half tries as the Rhinos beat Castleford Tigers to win a record eighth Super League Grand Final. Captain McGuire, who will play for promoted Hull KR in 2018, was named man of the match at Old Trafford for the second time in three seasons. Tom Briscoe scored the Rhinos’ other two tries on a wet…

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Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer seals record EIGHTH title at SW19 with victory over Marin Cilic

Roger Federer: The Swiss star won in straight sets at SW19 Sunday, July 16, 2017 Switzerland’s Roger Federer has won a record eighth Wimbledon men’s singles title by beating Croatian Marin Cilic 6-3 6-1 6-4 in the final. It took the 35-year-old just an hour and 41 minutes to clinch by far his most one-sided Wimbledon final triumph and extend his overall record with a 19th grand slam singles title. The victory continues Federer’s magnificent season in what should be his tennis dotage but even the most ardent of the…

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Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer beats Marin Cilic to win record eighth title

Media playback is not supported on this device Roger Federer became the first man to win Wimbledon eight times and extended his record to 19 Grand Slam titles with victory over Croatia’s Marin Cilic. The Swiss third seed won 6-3 6-1 6-4 as seventh seed Cilic struggled with blisters on his left foot and broke down in tears during the second set. Federer, 35, finished the contest in one hour and 41 minutes to claim his first Wimbledon title since 2012. He becomes the oldest man in the Open Era…

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Hamilton to start in eighth, Bottas takes Austria pole

Austrian Grand Prix on the BBC Venue: Red Bull Ring Date: 7-9 July Coverage: Race on BBC Radio 5 live. Live text commentary, leaderboard and imagery on BBC Sport website and app. Lewis Hamilton will start the Austrian Grand Prix in eighth place with title rival Sebastian Vettel second behind Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas. Hamilton, who started the weekend knowing he would drop five grid places because of a gearbox penalty, had a scrappy session, with numerous errors. It leaves him with a difficult task to limit the damage to his…

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