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Real Madrid, dig deep, beat Granada, move closer, title

Real Madrid dig deep to beat Granada and move closer to title

07 July, 2020 11:25 am 11:25 am

GRANADA, Spain (Reuters) – Real Madrid endured their toughest test at Granada on Monday since La Liga restarted but showed real determination to grind out a 2-1 win and record their ninth consecutive victory as they moved within touching distance of reclaiming the title. Early goals from Ferland Mendy and Karim Benzema were enough to … Read More

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Dortmund ease past Wolfsburg 2-0 to stay in title hunt

05 May, 2020 10:25 pm 10:25 pm

BERLIN (Reuters) – Borussia Dortmund scored a goal in each half through Raphael Guerreiro and Achraf Hakimi to beat hosts VfL Wolfsburg 2-0 on Saturday for their sixth straight Bundesliga win to stay on the heels of leaders Bayern Munich. Portugal international Guerreiro tapped in a cutback from Thorgan Hazard after Erling Haaland had failed … Read More

Dutch league, title, awarded, season, pandemic

No Dutch league title awarded this season due to pandemic

04 April, 2020 1:22 pm 1:22 pm

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – No Dutch top-flight league soccer title will be awarded this season after the COVID-19 pandemic brought the campaign to a premature close, the Dutch FA (KNVB) said after a meeting with clubs and unions representing coaches and players on Friday. However, Ajax Amsterdam and AZ Alkmaar, who were level on points at … Read More

Teenager, Gauff, Osaka, title, defence, Melbourne

Teenager Gauff ends Osaka’s title defence in Melbourne

01 January, 2020 6:25 pm 6:25 pm

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Coco Gauff continued her dream run at the Australian Open on Friday when the 15-year-old knocked out defending champion Naomi Osaka 6-3 6-4 in a stunning upset to reach the fourth round. Osaka was the third former women’s champion to bow out at Melbourne Park on Friday after her immediate predecessors Caroline … Read More

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Liverpool charge towards title with win at Wolves

01 January, 2020 9:04 am 9:04 am

WOLVERHAMPTON, England (Reuters) – Runaway leaders Liverpool extended their Premier League advantage to 16 points with a hard-fought 2-1 victory at Wolverhampton Wanderers on Thursday thanks to goals from Jordan Henderson and Roberto Firmino. Henderson’s opener in the eighth minute, which came off his shoulder from a Trent Alexander-Arnold corner, quietened a raucous crowd inside … Read More

Russia, men, clinch, maiden, team, title, Gymnastics, World, Championships

Russia’s men clinch maiden team title at Gymnastics World Championshi...

10 October, 2019 4:40 pm 4:40 pm

STUTTGART (Reuters) – Russia’s men clinched their first-ever team title at the gymnastics world championships on Wednesday, edging China in a tight contest in the finals in Stuttgart. The Russians never missed a beat as they posted a score of 261.726 across six apparatus – just 0.997 more than last year’s winners China. Needing 13.470 … Read More

Marquez, seals, sixth MotoGP, title, Thailand

Marquez seals his sixth MotoGP title in Thailand

10 October, 2019 1:35 pm 1:35 pm

BURIRAM (Reuters) – Honda’s Marc Marquez sealed his sixth MotoGP title with four races to spare after winning the Thai Grand Prix on Sunday. The Spaniard had to score two points more than Italian Ducati rival Andrea Dovizioso, who finished fourth at Buriram’s Chang International Circuit, to wrap up his fourth championship in a row. … Read More

Cycling, Bernal, Colombian, Tour de France, title

Cycling: Bernal all but wraps up maiden Colombian Tour de France title

07 July, 2019 4:35 pm 4:35 pm

VAL THORENS, France (Reuters) – Climbing phenomenon Egan Bernal was poised to become the first Colombian to win the Tour de France when he retained the overall lead after Saturday’s 20th stage, a 59-km ride from Albertville. The Team Ineos rider, 22, finished fourth in the stage won by 2014 champion Vicenzo Nibali, the only … Read More

Halep, Williams, win, Wimbledon, title

Halep stuns Williams to win Wimbledon title

07 July, 2019 9:36 pm 9:36 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Serena Williams’ wait for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam singles title goes on after Simona Halep stunned the off-key American 6-2 6-2 in a one-sided Wimbledon final on Saturday. An inspired Halep took full advantage of an error-strewn display by seven-times champion Williams to become the first Romanian to win a Wimbledon … Read More

England, New Zealand, battle maiden, World Cup, title

Vibrant England, rejuvenated New Zealand battle for maiden World Cup title ...

07 July, 2019 5:09 pm 5:09 pm

LONDON – The sacred aisles of the Home of Cricket shall be brimming with excitement as hosts England face 2015 runners-up New Zealand in the title clash of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup, 2019 at Lord’s on Sunday. It took England a significant change in approach and a staggering 27 years to find themselves … Read More

England, Australia, title, defence, roar, final

Rampant England end Australia’s title defence, roar into Wold Cup fin...

07 July, 2019 9:40 pm 9:40 pm

BIRMINGHAM, England (Reuters) – England snuffed out Australia’s title defence and stormed into the Cricket World Cup final with a comprehensive eight-wicket victory over the five-times champions in the second semi-final on Thursday. Eoin Morgan’s men skittled out Australia for 223 before romping to their target in 32.1 overs in a lop-sided battle between the … Read More

Pakistan, outclass, India, 3-1, bag, IBSF Snooker WC title

Pakistan outclass India 3-1 to bag IBSF Snooker World Cup title

07 July, 2019 9:03 pm 9:03 pm

DOHA (92 News) – Pakistan outclassed India 3-1 in the final of the IBSF Snooker World Cup title in Doha on Tuesday. Pakistan’s Muhammad Bilal and Asjad Iqbal won the first two frames, paving the way for their victory. Indian duo of Pankaj Advani and Laxman Rawat took the third frame to remain in the … Read More

Pliskova, Eastbourne, title, clash, Kerber

Pliskova sets up Eastbourne title clash with Kerber

06 June, 2019 11:33 pm 11:33 pm

EASTBOURNE (Reuters) – Karolina Pliskova scythed down Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands 6-1 6-2 on Friday to move into the Eastbourne final, where she will meet reigning Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber. The world number three, who has not dropped a set so far in Eastbourne, fired 21 winners and never faced a break point to … Read More

Manchester City, survive, scare, retain, title, style

Manchester City survive scare to retain Premier League title in style

05 May, 2019 9:31 am 9:31 am

LONDON (92 News) – Manchester City clinched the Premier League title with the win required to finally end Liverpool’s relentless attempt to dethrone them as champions by crushing Brighton & Hove Albion 4-1 on the south-coast on Sunday. Pep Guardiola’s City ended the season with 98 points, two shy of last season’s record-breaking 100, while … Read More

Kompany, stunner, Manchester City, win, title

Kompany stunner moves Manchester City one win away from title

05 May, 2019 9:32 am 9:32 am

MANCHESTER (Reuters) – Just as nerves and an enterprising Leicester City threatened to wreck Manchester City’s title hopes, their long-serving captain Vincent Kompany stepped up and fired home in the most emphatic fashion. The 1-0 win over Brendan Rodgers’ side now means City can secure the Premier League title with a victory at Brighton on … Read More