Quarter Finals

  • Champions League: Bayern get Man United, Real Madrid face Dortmund in quarters March 21, 2014

    Defending champion Bayern Munich will play Manchester United in the Champions League quarter-finals, and Real Madrid will face Borussia Dortmund in a rematch of last season's semi-finals. Spanish clubs Barcelona and Atletico Madrid will also meet in the quarter-finals, while Paris Saint-German and Chelsea were drawn together. The matches will be played...
  • As it happened: India vs England, U19 World Cup quarterfinals February 22, 2014

    ENGLAND INNINGS (chasing 222 to win) Chasing a challenging total of 222, the England batsmen held their nerve and closed the contest in the last over. End of 49.1 overs: Rob Jones (28*) and Rob Sayer (10*) held their nerves to take England past the finish line. Jones struck a boundary off...
  • Federer vs Murray: a quarterfinal worthy of an Australian Open final January 22, 2014

    Melbourne: As Roger Federer sees it, he and Andy Murray are making a comeback from a year of ups and downs. That's putting it mildly. For 32yearold Federer, the winner of 17 Grand Slam titles, 2013 was the year that his tenure near the top went into sharp decline. He slipped...
  • Kartik yet again booed by Bengal fans at Eden January 11, 2014

    Kolkata: There was no end to Murali Kartik's miseries at the Eden Gardens after Friday's fan fury, as the Railways skipper was again booed by Bengal fans who shouted slogans outside the stadium at the end of the fourth day's play. About a 100odd Bengal fans, shouting slogans of "Go Back...
  • We will be a better side next season: Parveez Rasool January 11, 2014

    Vadodara: Their fairytale run in the Ranji Trophy came to an end with a crushing quarterfinal loss on Saturday but Jammu and Kashmir captain Parvez Rasool said his team is not the least bit disheartened and will emerge stronger next season. J&K lost by a 100 runs against Punjab in the...
  • Ranji Trophy quarters: Railways hold edge over Bengal chasing 271 January 11, 2014

    Kolkata: Railways captain Murali Kartik took the attack back to the opposition camp with a timely halfcentury as the visitors need another 154 runs with seven wickets in hand as their Ranji Trophy quarterfinal against hosts Bengal hangs in balance at the end of the fourth day. Chasing a target of...
  • Ranji Trophy quarters: Yadav, Indulkar stand boost Mumbai against Maharashtra January 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Outofform Suryakumar Yadav notched up a timely, counterattacking hundred to steer defending champions Mumbai to 306 for 7 against Maharashtra in their Ranji Trophy quarterfinal match at the Wankhede Stadium here on Wednesday. Coming in to bat when Mumbai were tottering at 101 for 4 after lunch, Yadav (120) and...
  • India blank Russia 101, qualify for quarterfinals July 30, 2013

    New Delhi: India pummeled Russia 101 in their last pool match on Tuesday and saw Australia play out a 33 draw with New Zealand that helped India move into the quarterfinals of the junior women's hockey world cup in Monchengladbach, Germany. India, who led 50 until halftime, pumped in five more...
  • Upsets continue at Wimbledon as Serena falls to Lisicki July 1, 2013

    London: Add Serena Williams to the list of big names eliminated early at this unpredictable Wimbledon. The defending champion failed to close out a seesaw third set Monday, dropping the last four games against Sabine Lisicki of Germany to lose 62, 16, 64 in the fourth round and end her careerbest...
  • Late goal drama leaves Dortmund dizzy, Malaga fuming April 10, 2013

    Dortmund: Borussia Dortmund's dramatic 32 Champions League quarterfinal win over Malaga on Tuesday left the Germans dizzy with success while their opponents were fuming over the late winner. Former European champions Dortmund scored twice in stoppage time, including a controversial winning goal from defender Felipe Santana, that saw them complete...
  • PSG strategy won't depend on Lionel Messi, says Carlo Ancelotti April 10, 2013

    Barcelona: Paris St Germain's strategy for Wednesday's Champions League quarterfinal, second leg at Barcelona will not depend on whether Lionel Messi features for the La Liga leaders, PSG coach Carlo Ancelotti said on Tuesday. The Argentine World Player of the Year strained a hamstring in last week's 22 firstleg draw...
  • Real Madrid into semis despite 32 loss at Galatasaray April 10, 2013

    Istanbul: Real Madrid reached the Champions League semifinals for the third straight season on Tuesday despite losing 32 at Galatasaray following a secondhalf resurgence by the Turkish team. Madrid needed a double from Cristiano Ronaldo to advance 53 on aggregate, but only after conceding three goals in a 16minute span...
  • Berlocq wins the decider to lift Argentina into semis April 8, 2013

    Buenos Aires: Carlos Berlocq defeated Frenchman Gilles Simon on Sunday in the deciding singles match to put Argentina into the Davis Cup semifinals. Berlocq won 64, 57, 64, 64 to delight the rowdy crowd at Parque Roca, the outdoor claycourt venue on the outskirts of the Argentine capital. JoWilfried Tsonga of...
  • Messi and Barca make a mockery of the doubters March 13, 2013

    Barcelona: Lionel Messi's Barcelona gave an emphatic response to the doubters when they made Champions League history by overturning a 2-0 first-leg deficit to oust seven-times European Cup winners AC Milan on Tuesday. Messi's superb double set Barca on their way in the first half at a raucous but desperately...
  • Makarova eager to face rampant Sharapova in quarters January 21, 2013

    Melbourne: Russian Ekaterina Makarova is eager to meet Maria Sharapova in the quarterfinals of the Australian Open on Tuesday even though her compatriot has been one of the dominant women players of the tournament. The 19th seed met Sharapova in the same round last year at Melbourne Park, with the...
  • Ranji Trophy: Mumbai close in on semifinal berth January 9, 2013

    Mumbai: Mumbai have assured themselves of a place in the Ranji Trophy's lastfour stage after bundling out Baroda for 271 before extending their lead to 545 runs on the fourth and penultimate day of their quarterfinal clash here on Wednesday. Even if the match ends in a draw on Thursday, Mumbai,...
  • Ranji Trophy: Saurashtra on top against Karnataka January 8, 2013

    Rajkot: Middleorder batsman Manish Pandey's fine century might go in vain as hosts Saurashtra took the vital first innings lead against Karnataka on the third day of the Ranji Trophy quarterfinal match here on Tuesday. Saurashtra took a crucial 73run first inning lead after restricting Karnataka to 396 in reply to...
  • Ranji: Tendulkar's ton takes Mumbai to 272/3 on Day 1 January 6, 2013

    Mumbai: Sachin Tendulkar scored his 80th firstclass century for Mumbai to help his team post 272 for 3 on day one of their Ranji Trophy quarterfinal clash against Baroda at the Wankhede Stadium here on Sunday. He was wellsupported by opener Wasim Jaffer (137*), who scored his second consecutive century, having...
  • Tendulkar to play Ranji quarterfinal against Baroda January 1, 2013

    Mumbai: Mumbai's Ranji Trophy campaign would be boosted by the availability of Sachin Tendulkar to play in their quarterfinal game against Baroda here from January 610. "He will play against Baroda and the team will be selected day after tomorrow," informed Mumbai Cricket Association's joint secretary and meeting convener Nitin Dalal...
  • Ind v Bel, Champions Trophy hockey QF: as it happened December 6, 2012

    Nithin Thimmiah's firsthalf goal helped India beat Belgium 10 to enter the semifinals on their return to Champions Trophy after 6 years....
  • Kashyap loses in quarters of China Open November 16, 2012

    Shanghai: Parupalli Kashyap lost his quarterfinal match at the $350,000 China Open Super Series Premier badminton event to local hope Zhengming Wang in straight games here on Friday. The World No.17 Chinese won their first ever encounter 2117, 217 in 34 minutes at the Yuan Shen Gymnasium. Wang's net winners proved...
  • Ana Ivanovic storms into Kremlin Cup quarterfinals October 18, 2012

    Moscow: Ana Ivanovic advanced to the quarterfinals of the Kremlin Cup on Thursday by beating qualifier Valeria Solovieva 61, 64. The 11thranked Serb broke Solovieva three times in the 19yearold Russian's second match on the WTA Tour. Ivanovic, whose best result this season was a semifinal appearance in Indian Wells in March,...
  • Saina Nehwal progresses to Denmark Open quarterfinals October 18, 2012

    Odense: In a dramatic comeback, badminton World No.4 Saina Nehwal of India won her second round match against Japanese Minatsu Mitani to advance to the women's singles quarterfinals of the Denmark Open Super Series Premier here Thursday. The thirdseeded Indian defeated the unseeded Japanese World No.28 2115, 2114 in 20 minutes. The...
  • Federer stunned by Berdych in US Open quarters September 6, 2012

    New York: Maybe Roger Federer got too much time off between U.S. Open matches. This much is certain: He won't be playing again at this year's tournament after losing to Tomas Berdych in the quarterfinals. Fivetime champion Federer departs Flushing Meadows before the semifinals for the first time since 2003, stunned...
  • Andy Murray advances to last eight at US Open September 4, 2012

    New York: Still seeking his first Grand Slam title, Olympic champion Andy Murray reached the quarterfinals at an eighth consecutive major tournament by beating 15thseeded Raonic 64, 64, 62 on Monday night. The thirdseeded Murray's superb returning muted Milos Raonic's big serving converted as he 4 of 12 break points and...
  • India Pak lock horns in U19 WC quarterfinal August 20, 2012

    Cricketing rivalry between India and Pakistan has always been compelling. It generates tremendous anticipation among the fans and media alike around the world. Even the under19 matches between the archrivals are played with cracking intensity and players from both the countries leave no stone unturned to win the match. Under19...
  • Styris does an Afridi: century in 37 balls July 25, 2012

    New Zealander Scott Styris matched Shahid Afridi's record of fastest century on Tuesday, with the only difference being that Afridi did it in oneday international cricket while Styris' 37ball ton came for Sussex. Styris smashed a century from 37 balls in the Friends Life T20 quarterfinal against Gloucestershire, taking Sussex through...
  • Federer books a place in Wimbledon quarters July 2, 2012

    London: Roger Federer had to stave off a comeback rather than make one on Monday, holding off Xavier Malisse in four sets to reach the Wimbledon quarterfinals. Federer struggled with a back problem in the first set and left Centre Court for a medical timeout of more than eight minutes when...
  • Champions of Europe: Germany's pressure paid off June 23, 2012

    CNNIBN's football experts analyse Germany's 42 win over Greece that put them into the Euro 2012 semifinals. ...
  • Loew's gamble pays off in Greek rout June 23, 2012

    Gdansk: Joachim Loew's bold decision to completely overhaul his forward line will be viewed as a resounding success after Germany crushed Greece 42 on Friday to claim a place in the last four of Euro 2012. Replacing Mario Gomez, the tournament's joint topscorer, with Miroslav Klose and omitting the experienced Lukas...