• 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...

Judy Murray: Scot quits as GB’s Fed Cup skipper

Tennis Updates: Judy Murray has stepped down as Great Britain’s Fed Cup captain after five years in the role. BBC Sport understands she has decided the promotion play-off loss to Belgium in February was her last in charge. The Scot, 56, has spoken about spending more time as a grandmother after son Andy became a father in February. There is ...

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Rafael Nadal to sue over doping claims

Tennis Updates: Rafael Nadal plans to sue an ex-French government minister who said his seven-month absence in 2012 was “probably due to a positive doping test”. The Spaniard is upset with comments made by Roselyne Bachelot, who was formerly Minister for Health and Sport. The 14-time Grand Slam winner, 29, says he will sue anyone else who alleges “something similar ...

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Indian Wells: Del Potro Sets Up Berdych Test

Tennis Updates: Former finalist Juan Martin del Potro made a winning return to the BNP Paribas Open on Thursday. The 27-year-old Argentine, who is competing at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden for the first time since 2013, lost just 11 of his service points to defeat qualifier Tim Smyczek 6-4, 6-0 in 69 minutes. He finished runner-up to Rafael Nadal ...

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Tennis Updates: Rafael Nadal has fervently denied ever taking any performance-enhancing treatments during his career, as tennis finds itself under closer scrutiny in the wake of Maria Sharapova’s positive drugs test. Sharapova’s failed test, for the banned drug meldonium, has put doping in tennis firmly on the agenda – with Nadal insisting that the Russian “should be punished” regardless of ...

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Berdych Targets ‘Risky’ Business

Tennis Updates: In his 12th consecutive Indian Wells appearance, Tomas Berdych is keen to make an impact at the BNP Paribas Open. Despite having started 2016 with a 12-5 record, the 2013 semi-finalist believes that he still has more to give. “I’m trying to work on being a bit more aggressive, a bit more risky,” said Berdych, No. 7 in ...

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Sharapova admits failing drugs test at Australian Open

Tennis Updates: The Russian said she had been taking the banned substance meldonium – which was given to her by a family doctor – over the past 10 years before it was put on WADA’s (Word Anti-Doping Agency) banned list. She has been provisionally suspended by the ITF from March 12, though the length of the ban has yet to ...

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Kyrgios hits back at Tomic in Davis Cup row

Tennis Updates: In comments to team captain Lleyton Hewitt, picked up by courtside microphones on Sunday, Tomic said Kyrgios had “faked” injuries twice to avoid Davis Cup ties. Kyrgios withdrew from the World Group tie with a virus days before the opening singles on Friday, leaving 77th-ranked Sam Groth to battle world number 11 John Isner at Kooyong Lawn Tennis ...

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Rublev Wins First Challenger Title In Quimper

Tennis Updates: The Russian teen revolution is here. In September, 19-year-old Karen Khachanov claimed his first ATP Challenger Tour crown with a comeback win in Istanbul. On Sunday, Andrey Rublev joined his close friend and countryman, winning his maiden title with a dramatic victory in Quimper, France. The 18 year old rallied from a set and a break down to ...

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Davis Cup: Andy Murray beats Kei Nishikori

Tennis Updates: Andy Murray beat Japan’s Kei Nishikori in a gripping contest to secure victory for defending champions Great Britain in the Davis Cup first round. The Scot won 7-5 7-6 (8-6) 3-6 4-6 6-3 after four hours and 54 minutes to give the hosts an unassailable 3-1 lead in the best-of-five tie in Birmingham. Murray, 28, won three matches ...

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Davis Cup: Evans replaces Edmund

Tennis Updates: Davis Cup World Group first round: Great Britain v Japan Date: 4-6 March Venue: Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham Coverage: Live on BBC TV, Radio 5 live sports extra and BBC Sport website Dan Evans has replaced the injured Kyle Edmund in the Great Britain team that will begin their defence of the Davis Cup against Japan on Friday. Dan ...

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