Tag Archives: title

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

Kosgei, beats, favourites, win, London Marathon, title

Kosgei beats favourites to win first London Marathon title

04 April, 2019 5:50 pm 5:50 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Kenya’s Brigid Kosgei improved on last year’s second place to win her first London Marathon title on Sunday, finishing ahead of reigning champion Vivian Cheruiyot, with fellow Kenyan and three-times winner Mary Keitany down in fifth. Chicago Marathon champion Kosgei opened up a commanding lead over pre-race favourites Keitany and Cheruiyot and … Read More

Aisam, Mexican, partners, win, ATP, Houston, Tour, doubles, title

Aisam, Mexican partner win ATP Houston doubles title

04 April, 2019 9:25 am 9:25 am

HOUSTON (92 News) – Pakistani Aisamul Haq Qureshi and his Mexican partner Santiago Gonzalez won their first ATP Tour title as a team on Sunday, defeating British brothers Ken Skupski and Neal Skupski 3-6, 6-4, 10-6 to win the Fayez Sarofim & Co US Men’s Clay Court Championship in Houston. Gonzalez and Qureshi reached their … Read More

Federer, downs, Isner, Miami, career, title

Federer downs injured Isner in Miami for 101st career title

04 April, 2019 10:21 am 10:21 am

MIAMI (Reuters) – Roger Federer defeated a hobbling John Isner 6-1 6-4 for his 101th career title at the Miami Open on Sunday.  Holder Isner struggled to continue late in the second set, hampered by pain in his left foot. Federer, who won his fourth Miami title, broke Isner three times in a blazing opening … Read More

Andreescu, Kerber, win, Indian Wells, title

Teenager Andreescu stuns Kerber to win Indian Wells title

03 March, 2019 12:42 pm 12:42 pm

INDIAN WELLS (Reuters) – Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu stunned three-times Grand Slam champion Angelique Kerber 6-4 3-6 6-4 to win the BNP Paribas Open and capture her first career title in Indian Wells on Sunday. Andreescu used creative and aggressive shot-making to defeat the German despite suffering with a troublesome right shoulder and leg cramps … Read More

Husnain, Shahzad lift Quetta Gladiators to maiden PSL title

03 March, 2019 2:01 am 2:01 am

KARACHI (92 News) – Rookie paceman Mohammad Husnain grabbed three crucial wickets while opener Ahmed Shehzad scored a brilliant half century to steer Quetta Gladiators to their maiden PSL title by beating Peshawar Zalmi in the final by eight wickets in Karachi on Sunday. Hussnain’s 3-30 in four overs kept Peshawar down to 138-8 in … Read More