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Nadal races into Acapulco ATP final

Two-time champion Rafael Nadal rolled into the final of the ATP Mexico Open on Friday with a 6-1, 6-2 victory over Croatian Marin Cilic that extended the Spaniard's unbeaten record in Acapulco.

February 27, 2017
February 27, 2017

BD shooters lag behind in Delhi

Bangladeshi shooters endured another frustrating day in the ISSF World Cup in New Delhi on Sunday as none of them got even close to qualifying marks for the final rounds of their respective events.

February 24, 2017
February 24, 2017

Djokovic back on court at Acapulco

World number two Novak Djokovic will make his return from a shoulder injury at next week's ATP tournament in Acapulco, the Serb said on Friday.

February 20, 2017
February 20, 2017

Nishikori suffers sixth successive final loss

Japanese top seed Kei Nishikori lost a sixth successive final on Sunday when he was defeated by Ukraine's Alexandr Dolgopolov 7-6 (7/4), 6-4 in the Buenos Aires clay-court title match.

February 6, 2017
February 6, 2017

Refreshed Barca seek to continue Cup dominance

Holders Barcelona have a fourth consecutive Copa del Rey final in sight when Atletico Madrid visit the Camp Nou on Tuesday with the daunting task of overturning a 2-1 semi-final, first leg deficit.

February 2, 2017
February 2, 2017

Veteran goalkeeper sends Egypt into final

Egypt's 44-year-old goalkeeper Essam El Hadary saved two spot kicks as the seven-times champions reached the African Nations Cup final by edging Burkina Faso 4-3 on penalties on Wednesday.

January 30, 2017
January 30, 2017

Federer drops hints that the end may be nigh

Roger Federer dropped hints that his great career may be drawing to a close after his age-defying win over his Grand Slam nemesis Rafael Nadal at the Australian Open.

January 29, 2017
January 29, 2017

Record-breaker Serena hails inspirational Venus

Serena Williams clinched a record 23rd grand slam title at the Australian Open on Saturday but spent most of the immediate aftermath talking about her older sister Venus.

January 26, 2017
January 26, 2017

Serena to meet sister Venus in final

Serena Williams ended the fairytale run of Mirjana Lucic-Baroni at the Australian Open on Thursday with a crushing 6-2 6-1 win that set up a final against her sister Venus.

January 10, 2017
January 10, 2017

Euro 2016 gave France 1.2 bn boost

Hosting the Euro 2016 football tournament cost France less than 200 million euros ($211 million) but brought some 1.22 billion euros into the country, according to figures released by the ministry...

December 20, 2016
December 20, 2016

Brathwaite T20 heroics light up year of batsmen

The prolific Virat Kohli, Joe Root, Steve Smith and Kane Williamson all enhanced their burgeoning reputations in 2016 but, aided by the screams of commentator Ian Bishop to "remember the name...