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Djokovic tennis goffin semis

Clinical Djokovic destroys Goffin to reach Wimbledon semis

07 July, 2019 4:36 pm 4:36 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Top seed Novak Djokovic recovered from an edgy start to deliver a devastating display that crushed the spirit of 21st-seeded Belgian David Goffin in straight sets on Wednesday and sent the defending champion surging into the Wimbledon semi-finals. Goffin will wonder just what happened after he looked the better player in the … Read More


England, crush, New Zealand, storm, semis, Bairstow, century

England crush New Zealand to storm into semis after Bairstow century

07 July, 2019 10:57 pm 10:57 pm

DURHAM, England (Reuters) – England stormed into the semi-finals of the Cricket World Cup for the first time since 1992 after Jonny Bairstow’s second consecutive century helped secure a comprehensive 119-run victory against New Zealand on Wednesday. Bairstow smashed 106 to help England to 305-8 in their final group game at the Riverside Ground though … Read More


Rohit, Bumrah help India reach World Cup semis, eliminate Bangladesh

07 July, 2019 11:17 pm 11:17 pm

BIRMINGHAM, England (Reuters) – India sailed into the Cricket World Cup semi-finals and eliminated opponents Bangladesh after Rohit Sharma’s century and Jasprit Bumrah’s four-wicket haul secured a 28-run victory over their neighbours on Tuesday. Rohit smashed his fourth century of this year’s tournament and featured in a massive 180-run opening partnership with KL Rahul to … Read More


South Africa, dent, Sri Lanka, hopes, reach, WC, semis

South Africa dent Sri Lanka hopes to reach World Cup semi-finals

06 June, 2019 10:45 pm 10:45 pm

CHESTER-LE-STREET, England (Reuters) – Faf du Plessis and Hashim Amla struck unbeaten half-centuries as South Africa cruised to a nine-wicket victory at the Riverside Ground on Friday to put a major dent in Sri Lanka’s hopes of reaching the Cricket World Cup semi-finals. After putting Sri Lanka in to bat, South Africa were set a … Read More


Osaka, Kvitova, deep, advance, Stuttgart, semis

Osaka, Kvitova dig deep to advance to Stuttgart semis

04 April, 2019 11:55 pm 11:55 pm

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – World number one Naomi Osaka came from behind in the final set to beat Croatian Donna Vekic 6-3 4-6 7-6(4) on Friday and move into the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix semi-finals.  Osaka comfortably won the opening set but was tested by the Croatian, who pushed her to the limit in the second … Read More


Barca, semis, Messi, exhibition, Man United, Champions League

Barca reach semis with Messi exhibition against Man United in Champions Lea...

04 April, 2019 10:34 am 10:34 am

BARCELONA (Reuters) – Lionel Messi produced another masterful Champions League performance to knock out Manchester United and fire Barcelona into the semi-finals for the first time in four years, scoring twice in a 3-0 home win on Tuesday. Barca, who toyed with United for the majority of the encounter, sealed a 4-0 aggregate victory and … Read More