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Aladdin: Can Will Smith follow in Robin Williams’ Genie-ous footsteps?

Image copyright Alamy/Getty Images There are certain film roles embodied so perfectly by an actor that it’s impossible to imagine anyone else playing them. Think Hugh Jackman as Wolverine or Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen in the Hunger Games. The late Robin Williams’ Genie in the original Disney animation of Aladdin fits into that category too. It would take a ...

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Formula 1: George Russell joins Williams to become third British driver in 2019

George Russell is leading this year’s Formula Two championship George Russell will become the third British driver in Formula 1 next year after signing to race for Williams. The 20-year-old, a Mercedes protege and leader of this year’s Formula Two championship, has secured what Williams describe as a “multi-year contract”. “I feel on top of the world,” Russell told BBC ...

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US Open 2018: Serena Williams catsuit row ‘10,000 times worse’, says Alize Cornet

The 23-time Grand Slam champion said the outfit made her feel like a “superhero” at Roland Garros this year. French player Alize Cornet said the decision to ban Serena Williams from wearing a catsuit at future French Opens was “10,000 times worse” than her on-court reprimand at the US Open. Williams, a 23-time Grand Slam singles winner, said in May ...

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US Open 2018: Serena Williams through with first-round victory over Magda Linette

Williams is aiming for a 24th Grand Slam title which would level Margaret Court’s all-time record Six-time champion Serena Williams made her return to the US Open with a clinical first-round win over Poland’s Magda Linette. Williams, 36, missed her home Slam last year, giving birth to daughter Olympia shortly after the tournament started. Opening Monday’s night session at Arthur ...

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Serena Williams learned just before Johanna Konta loss that half-sister’s killer had been freed

Johanna Konta took just 53 minutes to beat former world number one Williams on 30 July Serena Williams says she discovered just minutes before her match against Johanna Konta last month that the man convicted of killing her half-sister had been released on parole. Briton Konta inflicted the worst defeat of Williams’ career by winning 6-1 6-0 in the first ...

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