Roger Federer vs John Millman LIVE: Federer eyes US Open quarter-final spot

Federer – who is chasing his first success at Flushing Meadows since 2008 – will face Novak Djokovic should he reach the quarter-finals. The Swiss legend dispatched Nick Kyrgios in straight sets on Saturday evening to book his place in the fourth round. Federer has set his sights on claiming a 21st Grand Slam title […]

Russian volleyball star questions award for men’s football team over World Cup quarter-final run

Former Russian volleyball star Yekaterina Gamova has questioned the plaudits for the men’s national football team following their run to the World Cup quarter-final this summer. Gamova, who retired in 2016 as a double volleyball world champion and two-time Olympic silver medallist, criticized the decision to give members of the men’s football team the title […]

Harry Kane calls on England band of brothers to down Sweden in World Cup quarter-final

The England captain says the team spirit, belief and confidence gained from their shoot-out win over Colombia can help them conquer bogey side Sweden in the quarter-finals. Asked what he felt when he looked round the dressing room, the striker said: “Just like family really. I look at them as my brothers, and they do […]

IT'S COMING HOME! England set for World Cup quarter-final on SATURDAY after Colombia win

The Three Lions won their first ever World Cup penalty shoot-out to stun Colombia, setting up a quarter-final clash with Sweden. Everton No 1 Jordan Pickford, who has been criticised for his performances at the World Cup, saved Carlos Bacca’s penalty before Eric Dier netted the winner. The Tottenham star stepped up with the shoot-out […]

Belgium caps comeback with last-second goal to move into quarter-final

Jan Vertonghen started Belgium's comeback with a crazy, looping header and Nacer Chaldi capped it by finishing off a 10-second, end-to-end attack in the final moments. It added up to a 3-2 victory over Japan on Monday that gave the Belgians a spot in the World Cup quarter-finals for the second straight tournament. Trailing 2-0, […]

Rafael Nadal vs Dominic Thiem: LIVE updates from Madrid Open quarter-final clash

Nadal is looking unbeatable on clay once again this week having dispatched Gael Monfils and Diego Schwartzman in straight sets. Neither of his opponents so far had done much wrong in their matches, but the Spaniard took advantage of every opportunity presented to him. But he faces a much tougher test today in 24-year-old Thiem, […]

‘We’re the best team in the world:’ Confident Gushue ready for quarter-final match against U.S.

LAS VEGAS — If Brad Gushue and his rink intend on defending their world championship title in 2018, they must navigate a more difficult path to granite greatness than a year ago in Edmonton. But despite struggling at times this week, Gushue says his St. John’s, N.L., team will hit a different gear in the playoffs. “I believe we’re the best team […]

Miami Open 2018: Alexander Zverev issues warning after quarter-final win over Borna Coric

After the match was delayed by over an hour due to a power failure, Zverev overcame a slow start before prevailing in straight sets – 6-4, 6-4. The German, who already has two Masters 1000 series titles to his name (Rome and Montreal), will hope to book his place in the final when he faces […]

Man Utd 1-0 Brighton LIVE: FA Cup quarter-final score, goals and updates from Old Trafford

REUTERS Manchester United vs Brighton: Latest FA Cup updates from Old Trafford Manchester United 1-0 Brighton: Latest FA Cup quarter-final updates from Old Trafford REUTERS Manchester United vs Brighton: Latest FA Cup updates from Old Trafford MANCHESTER UNITED 1-0 BRIGHTON HT: Solid if unspectacular from Manchester United, but the important thing is that Jose Mourinho’s […]

World juniors: Canada not buying Switzerland's 'mind games' ahead of quarter-final clash

Canadian captain Dillon Dube couldn’t believe what he was hearing. Swiss head coach Christian Wohlwend was virtually raising the white flag of surrender, saying Switzerland expects to be dominated by Canada in Tuesday’s quarter-final at the world junior hockey championship. “They’re faster, they’re bigger, they’re stronger, they can shoot better, they can pass better, they […]