• Uruguay vs Portugal Football Results - FIFA World Cup 2018 round of 16

    Uruguay 2 – 1 Portugal

    The second of the FIFA World Cup round of 16 stage matches scheduled for today was the Uruguay vs. P...

Cincinnati: Federer and Sharapova return to court

Tennis Updates: Roger Federer and Maria Sharapova return to competitive tennis after long post-Wimbledon pauses to add extra world-class star power into the mix at next week’s ATP and WTA Cincinnati Masters. World number two Federer, the defending champion, arrived early in the Midwest flatlands to get his eye in after not playing since losing the Wimbledon final five weeks ...

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Stan Wawrinka urges action against Nick Kyrgios

Tennis Updates: French Open champion Stan Wawrinka urged tennis authorities on Thursday to take action against Nick Kyrgios for an ”unacceptable” comment during a match at the Rogers Cup. Wawrinka wrote on his Twitter account that the Australian’s words were ”not only unacceptable but also beyond belief.” A courtside microphone picked up the 20-year-old Kyrgios saying that Australian player Thanasi ...

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Rogers Cup: Serena wins against Flavia Pennetta from Italy

Tennis Updates: Serena Williams shook off some hard-court rust before rolling to a 2-6 6-3 6-0 win over Italy’s Flavia Pennetta at the Rogers Cup on Tuesday, but the home crowd failed to fire up local favourite Eugenie Bouchard, who slumped to another first round exit. Williams, playing her first match of the North American hard-court swing after pulling out ...

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UEFA Super Cup: Pedro bring Barcelona 5th UEFA Super Cup trophy and hint that he might be leaving Barcelona

Soccer News: Last night soccer fans watch one of the best soccer games in Europe lately. At Boris Paichadze venue in Tbilisi Barcelona and Sevilla battle for first trophy of this season. After extra time Barcelona manage to beat Sevilla 5-4 and took their 5th title. Last game for Pedro in Barcelona? Main story about this game is not Barcelona, ...

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Rogers Cup: Venus Williams defeated in the 1st round

Tennis Updates: After waiting out a lengthy rain delay, Germany’s Sabine Lisicki defeated Venus Williams 6-0, 6-3 Monday night in their first-round match at the Rogers Cup. ”I really had an off day,” Williams said. ”It was definitely a long wait and tough to not warm up. My opponent and I were under the same conditions, and she played really ...

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Kerber beats hard-hitting Pliskova

Tennis Updates: Angelique Kerber pushed away any post-match fatigue or tired legs and relished yet another championship. Kerber bent her knees nearly to the ground all afternoon to dig out an onslaught of powerful ground strokes by Karolina Pliskova, beating the hard-hitting Czech 6-3, 5-7, 6-4 for the Bank of the West Classic championship Sunday. The left-handed Kerber extended points ...

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Stephens defeated Pavlyuchenkova at Citi Open final

Tennis Updates: Sloane Stephens sat at a table for her postmatch news conference, eyed the big glass trophy sitting at arm’s length, and asked, ”What happens to this?” Forgive the 22-year-old American for not knowing. She’s never been given championship hardware at a professional tournament before. Stephens earned a WTA title for the first time Sunday, overwhelming Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of ...

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Nishikori beats Isner for 1st Citi Open title

Tennis Updates: Kei Nishikori already was going to enter the U.S. Open brimming with confidence, thanks to his runner-up finish there a year ago. A title at a hard-court tuneup a few weeks before heading to Flushing Meadows only helps. Getting his game in shape ahead of the season’s last Grand Slam tournament, Nishikori came back to beat big-serving John ...

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Cilic and Nishikori into Washington quarters

Tennis Updates: Reigning US Open champion Marin Cilic and 2014 US Open runner-up Kei Nishikori advanced to the quarter-finals of the ATP and WTA Washington Open with straight-set triumphs. Japanese second seed Nishikori, the highest-ranked player in the field after Britain’s Andy Murray crashed out in his opening match, never faced a break point in dispatching Argentina’s Leonardo Mayer 6-4, ...

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Stanford: Lepchenko beats top-seeded Wozniacki

Tennis Updates: American Varvara Lepchenko beat top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki 6-4, 6-2 in the second round of the Bank of the West Classic on Thursday night. ”It was kind of surprising,” Lepchenko said. ”The first match helped coming into this match. I felt the ball wasn’t coming at me as fast. My first match, it really seemed to be coming fast.” ...

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