Vasek Pospisil fumes over time violations
Vasek Pospisil fumes over time violations

Vasek Pospisil launched a scathing attack on umpire Pascal Maria after the Canadian was twice given time violations during his Wimbledon quarter-final defeat against Andy Murray on Wednesday.

Sound and fury as Victoria Azarenka blasts scream queen critics
Sound and fury as Victoria Azarenka blasts scream queen critics

Victoria Azarenka claimed that women players are unfairly pilloried for their on-court shrieking and grunting and blasted boozy Wimbledon fans for mocking her as well as rivals Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova.

Bad light stops Djokovic after epic fightback

Holder and top seed Novak Djokovic suffered an almighty scare against South African giant Kevin Anderson before bad light halted play with the score tied at two sets all in their fourth round match at Wimbledon on Monday.

Valuable lessons learnt ahead of QF: Paul van Ass
Valuable lessons learnt ahead of QF: Paul van Ass

 Indian coach Paul van Ass is imploring his wards to be fast learners and take the lessons from the preliminary round into the encounter against Malaysia in the Hockey World League Semifinals.

Brazil wary ahead of Paraguay Copa rematch
Brazil wary ahead of Paraguay Copa rematch

Brazil are determined that lightning will not strike twice in their Copa America quarter-final clash with Paraguay on Saturday, four years after crashing out to "La Albirroja" in the last eight.

Lionel Messi simply the best: Colombia coach
Lionel Messi simply the best: Colombia coach

 Star striker Lionel Messi is "quite simply the best player in the world", Colombia coach Jose Pekerman has claimed ahead of his side's Copa America football quarter-final clash with Argentina.

Uruguay player said sorry: Alexis Sanchez
Uruguay player said sorry: Alexis Sanchez

Chile star Alexis Sanchez revealed a Uruguayan player apologized to him after Wednesday`s stormy Copa America quarter-final battle.

Edinson Cavani trains with Uruguay after father arrest
Edinson Cavani trains with Uruguay after father arrest

Uruguay manager Oscar Tabarez expressed hope Tuesday that Edinson Cavani would stay with the squad after the striker`s father was arrested following a fatal traffic accident.

'Brazil are extremely dangerous even without Neymar'
'Brazil are extremely dangerous even without Neymar'

Paraguay defender Paulo da Silva believes Brazil remain extremely dangerous in their Copa America quarter-final match -- even without suspended star forward Neymar.

Argentina match chance for Colombia to improve: James Rodriguez
Argentina match chance for Colombia to improve: James Rodriguez

Star forward James Rodriguez believes facing Argentina in the quarter-finals of the Copa America football tournament presents Colombia with a great chance to raise their game.

I regret missing the World Cup game against Australia: Mohammad Irfan
I regret missing the World Cup game against Australia: Mohammad Irfan

Pakistan's seven-feet tall left-arm pacer Mohammad Irfan has recovered completely from the injury that had cut short his World Cup campaign but he still regrets missing the quarter-final against Australia in the mega-event earlier this year.

Argentina struggle into Copa quarters, Uruguay advance
Argentina struggle into Copa quarters, Uruguay advance

Argentina marked Lionel Messi`s 100th cap with an unconvincing 1-0 win over Jamaica to reach the Copa America quarter-finals as group winners on Saturday as holders Uruguay advanced to the last eight.

Villa fined over Cup pitch invasions
Villa fined over Cup pitch invasions

Aston Villa have been fined £200,000 ($315,000) after pitch invasions and crowd trouble marred the end of their FA Cup quarter-final win over West Bromwich Albion.

Andy Murray`s Munich quarter postponed by rain
Andy Murray`s Munich quarter postponed by rain

Andy Murray`s Munich Open quarter-final against Lukas Rosol will take place on Saturday after persistent rain played havoc with Friday`s schedule, organisers announced.

Holders Sevilla through to Europa League semis
Holders Sevilla through to Europa League semis

Holders Sevilla sealed their place in the semi-finals of the Europa League on Thursday after a dramatic 2-2 draw with Zenit St Petersburg in Russia saw them progress 4-3 on aggregate.

PSG's Thiago Silva to miss Barca game
PSG's Thiago Silva to miss Barca game

Paris St Germain defender Thiago Silva will miss this week`s Champions League quarter-final second leg against Barcelona, the French club said on Monday.

The Brazilian was injured in PSG`s 3-1 home defeat in the first leg against the Spanish giants.

AS Monaco coach fumes over 'non-existent' penalty
AS Monaco coach fumes over 'non-existent' penalty

Monaco coach Leonardo Jardim was furious after his side lost 1-0 to what he described as a "non-existent penalty" in their Champions League quarter-final first leg at Juventus on Tuesday.

Dani Carvajal lucky to escape punishment for punching Mario Mandzukic
Dani Carvajal lucky to escape punishment for punching Mario Mandzukic

Real Madrid fullback Dani Carvajal was lucky to escape without a red card after he threw a punch at Atletico Madrid forward Mario Mandzukic in Tuesday`s 0-0 Champions League quarter-final, first leg draw at the Calderon.

Champions League: Juventus edge Monaco with Arturo Vidal penalty in absorbing tie
Champions League: Juventus edge Monaco with Arturo Vidal penalty in absorbing tie

Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal smashed home a second-half penalty to earn a 1-0 win at home to Monaco in an absorbing Champions League quarter-final first leg on Tuesday, leaving the tie on a knife-edge.

Man City women`s star sorry for Van Gaal photo
Man City women`s star sorry for Van Gaal photo

Manchester City women`s player Toni Duggan has issued an apology after being photographed with Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal following his side`s victory in the Manchester derby.