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LONDON (Reuters) - For the second time in three days Rafael Nadal fought off one of the game’s rising powers, beating Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-7(4) 6-4 7-5 to stay alive at the ATP Finals on Friday.

Nadal outlasts Tsitsipas, must wait for ATP Finals semis spot

11 November, 2019 11:38 pm 11:38 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – For the second time in three days Rafael Nadal fought off one of the game’s rising powers, beating Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-7(4) 6-4 7-5 to stay alive at the ATP Finals on Friday. However, the 33-year-old Spaniard will not know until later on Friday whether his Herculean effort was in vain. The world … Read More


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Khyber Pakhtunkhwa beat Central Punjab to secure semi-final spot

10 October, 2019 7:59 pm 7:59 pm

FAISALABAD (92 News) — Blistering knocks by Fakhar Zaman and Khushdil Shah helped Khyber Pakhtunkhwa beat Central Punjab by seven wickets and bag a semi-final berth in the ongoing National T20 Cup at Iqbal Stadium, Faisalabad. Fakhar and Khushdil put up unbeaten scores of 82 and 46 – at strike rates of 152 and 177 … Read More


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Relentless Djokovic beats Pouille to reach semi-finals

08 August, 2019 11:48 am 11:48 am

COLUMBUS (Reuters) – Novak Djokovic wore down Lucas Pouille after an even first set, dispatching the Frenchman 7-6(2) 6-1 in a Cincinnati Masters quarter-final in Ohio. The match was much closer than when the pair met in the Australian Open semi-finals in January, when Djokovic conceded only four games before going on to win the … Read More


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New Zealand 211-5 v India before rain stops play in Manchester

07 July, 2019 2:08 am 2:08 am

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) – New Zealand had reached 211 for five wickets after 46.1 overs against India when rain stopped play in the first semi-final of the Cricket World Cup at Old Trafford on Tuesday. Ross Taylor was batting on 67 with Tom Latham on three at the other end when the players were forced … Read More


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Injury woes for Australia ahead of semi-final duel against England

07 July, 2019 9:52 pm 9:52 pm

LONDON – Ahead of their ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 semi-final fixture against England, Australia’s Usman Khawaja and Marcus Stoinis are facing fitness doubts. Top-order batsman Khawaja, and all-rounder Stoinis, suffered injuries in Australia’s 10-run loss to South Africa, their final league game, in Manchester. The injury concerns come less than a week before … Read More


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Passion powers Pakistan forward

07 July, 2019 9:41 am 9:41 am

LONDON (92 News) – Memories of their 1992 ICC Men’s World Cup triumph are vivid for Pakistan’s fans following victory over Afghanistan. Ramiz Raja discusses their revival and trophy hopes with Matt Sherry. Fever pitch hit an hour before the game. It was Leeds, but just as easily could have been Lahore, the streets awash … Read More


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South Africa look to keep semi-final hopes alive

06 June, 2019 8:50 am 8:50 am

LONDON (92 news) – South Africa, who registered their first win of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup by defeating Afghanistan by nine wickets, will face a much stiffer challenge when they take on New Zealand at Edgbaston on Wednesday. It was Grant Elliot’s famous “hit into the grandstand” in an enthralling climax which ended … Read More


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Salah, Origi goals bring Liverpool Champions League redemption

06 June, 2019 8:40 am 8:40 am

MADRID (Reuters) – Liverpool ended an incredible season by winning Europe’s biggest prize after beating Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 in all-English Champions League final, earning sweet redemption after agonisingly missing out on the Premier League title. Mohamed Salah scored the second-quickest goal in a Champions League final by converting from the penalty spot in the second … Read More


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Reaction to Tottenham’s last-gasp win at Ajax

05 May, 2019 11:06 pm 11:06 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Reaction to Tottenham Hotspur’s last-gasp 3-2 Champions League semi-final win over Ajax Amsterdam that sent them through to the June 1 final against Liverpool on away goals. Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino: “The emotion is amazing, thank you to football. My players are heroes – in the last year I was telling everyone … Read More


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Chelsea beat Slavia 4-3 to book Europa League semi

04 April, 2019 9:49 am 9:49 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Chelsea reached the Europa League semi-finals by beating Slavia Prague 4-3 in a roller-coaster game on Thursday, helped by a Pedro brace in a first-half onslaught before withstanding a comeback bid by the Czechs after the break. Chelsea, who will face Eintracht Frankfurt in the last four, were cruising 4-1 at halftime … Read More


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Nadal pulls out with injury before Federer semi-final

03 March, 2019 9:55 am 9:55 am

CALIFORNIA (Reuters) – Rafael Nadal withdrew from the Indian Wells tournament with a knee injury, shortly before his eagerly-awaited semi-final clash with great rival Roger Federer. Federer, bidding for his 101st career title and a record sixth Indian Wells crown, received a walkover into the final, where he will play Dominic Thiem, a 7-6(3) 6-7(3) … Read More


Japan outclass Pakistan 1-0 in Asian Games hockey semis

08 August, 2018 8:37 pm 8:37 pm

JAKARTA (92 News) – Japan outclassed Pakistan 1-0 in the second semi-final of Asian Games Hockey in Jakarta on Thursday. Japan gained an upper hand over Pakistan by scoring a goal and upheld their dominance throughout the match. The final will be played between Japan and Malaysia. The arch-rivals India and Pakistan will contest for … Read More