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Apr 5, 2014

Tennis-Switzerland trail Kazakhs, Murray puts Britain on brink

April 5 (Reuters) – Roger Federer’s hopes of adding a Davis Cup winners’ medal to his vast collection of silverware were hanging by a thread on Saturday after Switzerland fell 2-1 behind to Kazakhstan in their World Group quarter-final tie.

The 17-times grand slam champion teamed up with Australian Open winner Stanislas Wawrinka on Saturday but the Swiss duo were stunned by Aleksandr Nedovyesov and Andrey Golubev, losing 6-4 7-6(5) 4-6 7-6(6) in Geneva.

Mar 26, 2014

After brief respite, dark clouds return over Manchester United’s Moyes

LONDON (Reuters) – After a brief ray of sunshine in a stormy season, the dark clouds were hovering over Old Trafford again on Wednesday in the wake of another humiliation for the champions.

A 3-0 home defeat by local rivals Manchester City, their third in a row against them at Old Trafford, drained away any optimism born out of victories against Olympiakos and West Ham United the previous week and illustrated once again just how far United have fallen in such a short space of time.

Mar 26, 2014

After brief respite, dark clouds return over Moyes

LONDON (Reuters) – After a brief ray of sunshine in a stormy season, the dark clouds were hovering over Old Trafford again on Wednesday in the wake of another humiliation for the champions.

A 3-0 home defeat by local rivals Manchester City, their third in a row against them at Old Trafford, drained away any optimism born out of victories against Olympiakos and West Ham United the previous week and illustrated once again just how far United have fallen in such a short space of time.

Mar 26, 2014

Soccer-After brief respite, dark clouds return over Moyes

LONDON, March 26 (Reuters) – After a brief ray of sunshine in a stormy season, the dark clouds were hovering over Old Trafford again on Wednesday in the wake of another humiliation for the champions.

A 3-0 home defeat by local rivals Manchester City, their third in a row against them at Old Trafford, drained away any optimism born out of victories against Olympiakos and West Ham United the previous week and illustrated once again just how far United have fallen in such a short space of time.

Mar 20, 2014

Survivor Wenger still doing it his way

LONDON (Reuters) – Arsene Wenger has been called many things since he walked into Arsenal’s old marble-halled Highbury stadium in 1996 to launch one of the most successful eras in the club’s history.

Single-minded, innovative, principled, inspirational, a tactical wizard with an unshakeable belief in the game’s fine arts, his most staunch allies would say.

Mar 20, 2014

Soccer-Survivor Wenger still doing it his way

LONDON, March 20 (Reuters) – Arsene Wenger has been called many things since he walked into Arsenal’s old marble-halled Highbury stadium in 1996 to launch one of the most successful eras in the club’s history.

Single-minded, innovative, principled, inspirational, a tactical wizard with an unshakeable belief in the game’s fine arts, his most staunch allies would say.

Mar 20, 2014

Preview – Wenger reaches milestone in London title showdown

LONDON (Reuters) – Arsene Wenger has the chance to ram Jose Mourinho’s words down his throat on Saturday when his Arsenal side travel to Stamford Bridge looking to snatch control of the Premier League title race from Chelsea.

There would be no better way for Wenger to mark his 1,000th game in charge of Arsenal than to ruin Mourinho’s unblemished home league record as Chelsea boss after the Portuguese dismissed him as a “specialist in failure” last month.

Mar 20, 2014

Wenger reaches milestone in London title showdown

LONDON (Reuters) – Arsene Wenger has the chance to ram Jose Mourinho’s words down his throat on Saturday when his Arsenal side travel to Stamford Bridge looking to snatch control of the Premier League title race from Chelsea.

There would be no better way for Wenger to mark his 1,000th game in charge of Arsenal than to ruin Mourinho’s unblemished home league record as Chelsea boss after the Portuguese dismissed him as a “specialist in failure” last month.

Mar 20, 2014

Soccer-Wenger reaches milestone in London title showdown

LONDON, March 20 (Reuters) – Arsene Wenger has the chance to ram Jose Mourinho’s words down his throat on Saturday when his Arsenal side travel to Stamford Bridge looking to snatch control of the Premier League title race from Chelsea.

There would be no better way for Wenger to mark his 1,000th game in charge of Arsenal than to ruin Mourinho’s unblemished home league record as Chelsea boss after the Portuguese dismissed him as a “specialist in failure” last month.

Mar 19, 2014

Britain’s Murray splits with coach Lendl

LONDON (Reuters) – Wimbledon champion Andy Murray has split with coach Ivan Lendl after two years, the British world number six said on Wednesday.

A statement on his Twitter page said they had mutually agreed to end a partnership that saw Murray win two grand slam titles and a gold medal at the 2012 London Olympics.