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Federer wins 8th Wimbledon trophy, 19th Grand Slam after beating Marin Cilic Sunday

  • 17 July 2017 - 14:29
Federer wins 8th Wimbledon trophy, 19th Grand Slam after beating Marin Cilic Sunday

After Roger Federer closed out a Wimbledon final that was more of a coronation than a contest with an ace, he sat in his changeover chair and wiped away tears. That is when it hit him: His wait for a record-breaking title number eight was over. Until then, Federer was not focused on the notion...

Messi’s prison sentence over fraud replaced with $288.000 fine

  • 8 July 2017 - 14:37
Messi’s prison sentence over fraud replaced with $288.000 fine

Football star Lionel Messi's 21-month prison sentence for tax fraud has been changed to a fine by the Spanish courts, BBC reported. The Barcelona star must pay €252,000 ($288,000, £223,000), equating to €400 for each day of the sentence, the court said in a statement, BBC added. Messi,...

Germany beats Chile to win 2017 Confederations Cup

  • 2 July 2017 - 22:48
Germany beats Chile to win 2017 Confederations Cup

Germany held on to beat Chile 1-0 in the Confederations Cup final in Saint Petersburg on Sunday thanks to a first-half goal from Lars Stindl. Chile was on the front foot from the off, with Charles Aranguiz denied by Antonio Rudiger after breaking in on goal and Arturo Vidal firing just wide from...

Germany crushes Mexico 4-1 in Confederation Cup semi-final

  • 29 June 2017 - 22:14
Germany crushes Mexico 4-1 in Confederation Cup semi-final

Leon Goretzka scored twice in the opening eight minutes as Germany beat Mexico 4-1 in Sochi to join Chile in the Confederations Cup final, BBC reported. BBC added that th Schalke midfielder swept home a Benjamin Henrichs pass from 20 yards and then slotted home from Timo Werner's...

Chile reaches Confederations Cup final after beating Portugal on penalties

  • 29 June 2017 - 13:35
Chile reaches Confederations Cup final after beating Portugal on penalties

Chile's Claudio Bravo made three penalty saves, as his country team defeated Portugal 3-0 in a penalty shootout to reach the Confederations Cup final in Russia. Bravo, who missed the first two matches because of injury, stopped penalties by Ricardo Quaresma, Joao Moutinho and Nani in the...

Draw of Libyan Football League held Friday

  • 26 June 2017 - 00:28
Draw of Libyan Football League held Friday

The Libyan Football League draw for this season (2017-2018) was held in Tripoli on Friday after the Libyan Football Federation delayed it from last week. The draw placed the teams in four groups - two from the west and two from the east regions. The Libyan Football Federation (LFF) set the...

Ronaldo shrugs off leaving Real Madrid

  • 21 June 2017 - 17:03
Ronaldo shrugs off leaving Real Madrid

Manchester United have registered their interest in signing Cristiano Ronaldo but fear being used as a bargaining chip in a game of power at Real Madrid. United have made contact with the Spanish club and Ronaldo’s camp over a stunning return to Old Trafford for the world player of the...

Warriors wins NBA title after beating Cleveland Cavaliers

  • 13 June 2017 - 14:18
Warriors wins NBA title after beating Cleveland Cavaliers

The Golden State Warriors secured their second NBA championship in three seasons with a 129-120 Game Five win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday, capping a near-perfect run through the playoffs. The Warriors, who beat Cleveland in the 2015 Finals only to lose to them last year after...

Djokovic out of French Open after loss in quarterfinal to Dominic

  • 7 June 2017 - 23:35
Djokovic out of French Open after loss in quarterfinal to Dominic

Defending champion Novak Djokovic crashed out of the French Open on Wednesday, sparking fresh fears over his appetite for the sport he once dominated as Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray made the semi-finals, reported France-Agence Presse. World number two Djokovic slumped to a stunning 7-6 (7/5),...

Real Madrid wins 12th Champions League after beating Juventus 4-1

  • 3 June 2017 - 23:03
Real Madrid wins 12th Champions League after beating Juventus 4-1

Real Madrid has won the second Champions League title in a row after beating Juventus in Cardiff, Wales in the champions League finale. This is Real Madrid's 12th Champions League title. Cristiano Ronaldo scored first at the minute 20, then Juventus leveled the score at the minute 26. In...

World awaits tonight’s Real Madrid vs Juventus Champions League finale

  • 3 June 2017 - 15:40
World awaits tonight’s Real Madrid vs Juventus Champions League finale

The most coveted prize in club football is up for grabs tonight when defending champions Real Madrid face Juventus at the National Stadium in Wales, Goal.com reported. Much of the pre-match talk has surrounded legendary Juve goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon completing a personal medal collection,...

Arsenee Wenger extends Arsenal contract to two more years

  • 31 May 2017 - 21:54
Arsenee Wenger extends Arsenal contract to two more years

Arsene Wenger has ended speculation over his future as Arsenal manager by signing a new two-year contract at the club, ESPN reported. Wenger, who has won three Premier League titles since joining Arsenal in 1996 but none since 2004, extends his reign at the London club into a 22nd season and...

Muguruza, Djokovic move to French Open third round

  • 31 May 2017 - 17:31
Muguruza, Djokovic move to French Open third round

Reigning champion Garbine Muguruza survived a tough French Open second-round challenge from Anett Kontaveit, while men's title-holder Novak Djokovic stormed into the last 32 on Wednesday, Agence-France Presse reported. Muguruza's patchy form this season included a loss to the world number 53...

Barcelona wins Copa del Rey by beating Alaves 3-1

  • 28 May 2017 - 13:01
Barcelona wins Copa del Rey by beating Alaves 3-1

Barcelona won the Copa del Rey in coach Luis Enrique’s final game with the club after defeating Alaves 3-1 in the final on Saturday. Lionel Messi, Neymar, and Paco Alcacer scored in the first half as Barcelona won its third straight copa and 29th all-time. It allowed Luis Enrique to cap...

Arsenal beats Chelsea 2-1 to win F.A. Cup

  • 28 May 2017 - 12:54
Arsenal beats Chelsea 2-1 to win F.A. Cup

Arsène Wenger’s turbulent year ended with his third F.A. Cup win in four seasons as Arsenal beat Chelsea, 2-1, on Saturday. Chelsea was thwarted in its attempt to complete a Premier League and F.A. Cup double for the second time, New York Times reported. Aaron Ramsey had the winning shot,...

Libyan Football Federation: Libyan Football League to kick off August 18

  • 25 May 2017 - 21:27
Libyan Football Federation: Libyan Football League to kick off August 18

The Libyan Football Federation (LFF) has set up August 18 as the date to kick off the Libyan Football League. The Secretary-General of the LFF, Abdel Naser Al-Swayi, told Kooora.com that this decision was taken on Tuesday in a meeting in Tripoli. He also added that the league will...

Manchester United wins Europa League after winning 2-0 over Ajax

  • 25 May 2017 - 13:31
Manchester United wins Europa League after winning 2-0 over Ajax

A season of false dawns and frustrations ended in deliverance for Manchester United, as they escaped the mediocrity of sixth place in the Premier League to qualify for the Champions League by winning the only trophy they had never won before, the Irish Times wrote. Before this season Jose...

Real Madrid wins La Liga 33rd title after beating Malaga 2-0

  • 21 May 2017 - 23:15
Real Madrid wins La Liga 33rd title after beating Malaga 2-0

Real Madrid has won the title of this season's La Liga after beating Malaga 2-0 to score 93 points, three points ahead pf Barcelona, which won 4-2 against Eibar. This is the 33rd La Liga title for Real Madrid. Ronaldo scored first for Real Madrid at the minute 02, while Benzema scored...

Zverev wins Rome Masters after beating Djokovic

  • 21 May 2017 - 19:54
Zverev wins Rome Masters after beating Djokovic

Germany's Alexander Zverev stunned four-time Rome champion Novak Djokovic 6-4, 6-3 to win his first Masters title on Sunday, confirming his status as a French Open dangerman. The 20-year-old Zverev claimed his maiden Masters 1000 title after becoming the youngest player in a decade to reach a...

Djokovic into Rome Masters final after crushing Thiem

  • 21 May 2017 - 15:13
Djokovic into Rome Masters final after crushing Thiem

Novak Djokovic overcame having to play twice in a day and romped into the Rome Masters final with a 6-1 6-0 drubbing of Dominic Thiem. The Serb will play German rising star Alexander Zverev in Sunday's showpiece, Deutsche Welle reported. DW added that Djokovic, the four-time champion, was forced...