Download Free Templates Joomla! 3
Home / Sports (page 5)



Federer downs del Potro for eighth Basel crown


Home favourite Roger Federer claimed his eighth Swiss Indoors title on Sunday with a 6-7 (5/7), 6-4, 6-3 final defeat of Juan Martin del Potro. The 36-year-old fought back from a set down to win the 95th ATP title of his career, taking him clear above Ivan Lendl into second …

Read More »

Football: Real Madrid lose in troubled Catalonia


– Real Madrid suffered a backlash on the field rather than from an expected hostile atmosphere amid political turmoil in Catalonia as they slumped to a shock 2-1 defeat at Girona on Sunday. Goals from Cristhian Stuani and Portu in four second-half minutes cancelled out Isco s opener for Madrid …

Read More »

Tennis: Federer survives to reach 14th Basel semi-final


Roger Federer survived a surprise test at the Swiss Indoors on Friday before making the semi-finals at his home event for the 14th time with a hard-fought 4-6, 6-1, 6-3 win over Adrian Mannarino. The French seventh seed, who had dropped 10 straight sets in four losing matches against the …

Read More »

Formula One: Ricciardo outpaces spinning Hamilton in Mexico


Daniel Ricciardo outpaced championship-chasing Lewis Hamilton to top the times in Friday s second free practice ahead of this weekend s Mexican Grand Prix. The Australian, showing his Red Bull car was competitive in the rarified, thin air conditions, clocked a best lap in one minute and 17.801 seconds to …

Read More »

Golf: Birdie burst lifts Armour into Sanderson lead


Ryan Armour s six birdies included a burst of four straight on Friday as he seized a one-shot lead at the weather-hit Sanderson Farms Championship. Armour, 41 and seeking his first US PGA Tour win, carded a four-under par 68 at the Country Club of Jackson, Mississippi, for a 10-under …

Read More »

Tennis: Top-ranked Halep crashes out of WTA Finals


World number one Simona Halep crashed out of the WTA Finals on Friday as French debutante Caroline Garcia stunned Caroline Wozniacki to reach the last four. Halep needed a win to keep her campaign alive but she was sent packing by the already eliminated Elina Svitolina, who won 6-3, 6-4 …

Read More »