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3 hrs ago | CottageCountryNow.ca
Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka each have Grand Slam singles titles, and Olympic gold together in doubles. Now they can win Switzerland's first Davis Cup trophy in the competition's 114-year history.
8 hrs ago | WLNS-TV Lansing
14, 2014. MADRID - Kyrie Irving made all six 3-pointers and scored 26 points, and the U.S. repeated as world champion for the first time by crushing Serbia 129-92 on Sunday in the Basketball World Cup.
9 hrs ago | WLNS-TV Lansing
14, 2014. . Manchester United's Radamel Falcao stands on the pitch during his team's English Premier League soccer match against Queens Park Rangers at Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester, England, Sunday Sept.
11 hrs ago | Evesham Journal
Tour of Britain 2014 race winner Dylan Van Baarle of Garmin-Sharp poses with second placed Micha Kwiatkowskii of Omega Pharma-Quickstep and third places Sir Bradley Wiggins of Team Sky after stage 8b of the 2014 Tour of Britain in The Peloton makes it's way down past the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben on the final stage of the 2014 Tour of Britain in London. Wiggins won the penultimate stage of the race, the stage 8a 8.8-kilometre time-trial, before Marcel Kittel once again triumphed on British soil with a sprint victory over Mark Cavendish on Whitehall.
12 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com
The rushing, boulder-strewn river at the Adventure Sports Center International looks nothing like a level playing field. But it is, for athletes in this week's canoe and kayak whitewater slalom world championships.
16 hrs ago | Suria
Champion boxer Floyd Mayweather ran his unbeaten streak to 47 straight fights by beating Argentine slugger Marcos Maidana by a unanimous decision in their bad-tempered rematch. Floyd Mayweather throws a right to the face of Marcos Maidana during their WBC/WBA welterweight title fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 13, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada - by Ethan Miller Champion boxer Floyd Mayweather ran his unbeaten streak to 47 straight fights by beating Argentine slugger Marcos Maidana by a unanimous decision in their bad-tempered rematch Saturday.
British boxing world champion Kell Brook has spoken in detail about the horrific attack in which he was stabbed in the leg. Brook's life was saved by an operation following the brutal attack in Tenerife, which put him in hospital and left his career hanging in the balance.
Ukraine's Bohdan Bondarenko added the Continental Cup high jump title to his European and world crowns Saturday with a clearance of 2.37m, some distance off the 21-year-old world record of 2.45m held by Cuban legend Javier Sotomayor. Despite warm conditions but with an atmosphere deadened by a poorly-attended event, Bondarenko tried three times to clear 2.43m but failed on all attempts.
No games have been close in the final minutes, and only one was even competitive entering the final period. This depleted team that was supposed to be vulnerable has instead been invincible.
Sebastian Dickens with his prize for winning the Echo's Athlete of the Month competition, a pair of Skechers trainers from Runner's Edge A PRODIGIOUS young talent whose potential has been spotted by athletics legend Geoff Capes has won the Echo's Athlete of the Month competition for August. Sebastian Dickens, 13, from Southend, won the award after throwing a massive 13.74m shot putt at the Southend Open on Bank Holiday Monday.
What makes a country? Government buildings? Cultural icons? Here's a quick comparison of Scotland and Quebec, as the former looks to a referendum on independence next week. Past autonomy: Scotland was a sovereign state during the Middle Ages.
In this Monday, Mar. 30, 2009 file photo, Sir Sean Connery attends the 7th Annual 'Dressed To Kilt' charity fashion show to kick off Tartan Week on Monday, Mar. 30, 2009 in New York. Photo: Evan Agostini, AP FILE - In this Friday, June 27, 2014, file photo, Andy Murray of Britain gestures between points as he plays Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain in their men's singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon.
Milos Teodosic scored 24 points and Serbia reached the championship game of the Basketball World Cup by beating France, 90-85, on Friday night. Teodosic helped Serbia lead by as much as 18, but Nicolas Batum of the Portland Trail Blazers nearly brought the French all the way back, finishing with 35 points.
Britain erupted in a frenzy of national fervour when Andy Murray won Wimbledon in 2013. An agonizing 77-year wait for a home-grown men's champion had finally ended.
SOUTHAMPTON'S David Henson admitted he could not wipe the smile off his face after playing a captain's role by storming to athletics gold at the inaugural Invictus Games in London. The 29-year-old has been a prominent figure in the lead up to the Games, presented by Jaguar Land Rover, and championed by Prince Harry, having been chosen as skipper of the British Armed Forces team.
Britain's number one - currently in the unfamiliar position of being ranked outside the world's top 10 - will join the likes of Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and newly-crowned US Open winner Marin Cilic in Beijing from September 27 onwards. Murray has not played in the event since 2010 and will be keen to accrue the points he needs to qualify for the season-ending ATP Finals in London.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 06:25 pm
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