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Murray bows out of Wimbledon

London, July 2 (IBNS): Defending champion Andy Murray crashed out of the Wimbledon after he was defeated by Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov here on Wednesday.

Belgium edge USA in thriller

Salvador, July 2 ( Kevin De Bruyne and Romelu Lukaku finally took the umpteenth opportunities of a pulsating game as Belgium survived a late USA rally to reach the FIFA World Cup quarter-finals.

Wimbledon: Young Nick Kyrgios beats Nadal, reaches quarter-finals

London, July 2 (IBNS): In yet another upset in the ongoing Wimbledon, Spanish Tennis icon Rafael Nadal crashed out of the tournament after he was defeated by Australian teenager Nick Kyrgios in the men's singles event here on Tuesday.

Last-gasp Di Maria saves Argentina, sinks Swiss

Sao Paulo, July 1 ( Di Maria's strike in the 11th hour of extra time sunk Switzerland and snatched Argentina a place in the FIFA World Cup quarter-finals. A goalless draw seemed inevitable until, on 118 minutes, Lionel Messi produce one of his patented dribbles to set up the Real Madrid man, who duly booked La Albiceleste a trip to Brasilia.

New Zealand bowlers star in Reliance ICC Rankings after historic win

Dubai, July 1 (IBNS):New Zealand bowlers are marching up the Reliance ICC Player Rankings for Test Bowlers after the side’s historic series’ win against the West Indies in Bridgetown on Monday.

India to host major ICC events from 2016-2023

Dubai, July 1 (IBNS) India will host three major ICC events, including the ICC World Cup, from 2016 to 2023.

Wimbledon: Kerber stuns Sharapova

London July 1 (IBNS): French Open title holder Maria Sharapova of Russia crashed out of the Wimbledon after she was defeated by German ninth seed Angelique Kerber in the fourth round of the event here on Tuesday.

ICC backs ECB decision to ban Lou Vincent

Dubai, July 1 (IBNS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Tuesday supported the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and the Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) Governing Council decisions to life bans on Lou Vincent for breaching their respective Anti-Corruption Codes.

CLT20 announces life ban of spot-fixing tainted Lou Vincent

Mumbai, July 1 (IBNS) Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) Tuesday announced that former Auckland Aces batsman Lou Vincent has been banned for life from participating in the tournament after pleading guilty to seven charges relating to spot fixing.

Preparatory camp for Incheon Asian Games kicks off

New Delhi, July 1 (IBNS) The Indian Team’s Preparatory Camp for the Incheon Asian Games kicks off in Bangalore from July 1 (Tuesday). The boys who would also be assembling in Bangalore on the day will commence training under National Coach Wim Koevermans from July 2.

Schurrle, Ozil scrape Germany into France showdown

Porto Alegre, July 1 ( Extra-time goals from Andre Schurrle and Mesut Ozil proved enough to edge Germany past Algeria and into a FIFA World Cup quarter-final against France. After the first 90 minutes ended goalless, Schurrle’s sublime flick broke the deadlock and Ozil doubled the European giants’ lead, with Abdelmoumene Djabou’s 11th-hour goal proving too little, too late for the spirited north Africans.

Paes-Black crash out of Wimbledon

London, June 30 (IBNS): Indian Tennis icon Lender Paes and his mixed double partner Cara Black of Zimbabwe crashed out of the Wimbledon after they were defeated in the hands of USA's Eric Butorac and Hungarian Timea Babos in the second round here on Monday.

Suarez apologizes for biting Giorgio Chiellini

Rio de Janeiro, June 30 (IBNS): Uruguay striker Luis Suarez on Monday apologized to Italy's defender Giorgio Chiellini for biting him during a World Cup match recently.

France sink Super Eagles

Brasilia, June 30 ( France have marched through to the FIFA World Cupâ„¢ quarter-finals with a hard-fought 2-0 win over Nigeria in Brasilia. Didier Deschamps' side were given a tough time of it by the African champions, but edged this tight encounter in the Estadio Nacional thanks to a Paul Pogba header and an injury-time own goal by Joseph Yobo.

Navas-inspired Ticos win shootout, reach quarters

Recife, June 30 ( Costa Rica made history in Recife by overcoming Greece on penalties to reach the FIFA World Cup quarter-finals for the first time. In doing so, they denied their opponents the opportunity to set a similar benchmark after 120 minutes ended with the score at 1-1.