Road to Gold Cup: USMNT 5 Keys to Victory against Switzerland

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The US Men’s National Team suffered a demoralizing defeat last Wednesday at the hands of a Denmark team that failed to advance to the World Cup last summer on the back of Lord Bendtner’s hat trick. This Tuesday the USMNT face Switzerland, a team ranked 13th in the world and who made it to the […] READ MORE


The Swiss Abandon The Davis Cup

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Defending Davis Cup champions, Switzerland, released their player line-up last week for their forthcoming first round tie versus Belgium. Neither Roger Federer nor Stanislas Wawrinka will play the tie this weekend, instead, Swiss players with rankings hovering in the three hundreds will attempt to take the team through to the next round. Meanwhile, Belgium boasts […] READ MORE



David Goffin: Going, Getting, Great

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His loss was his gain! As a lucky loser, David Goffin, just twenty years of age,reached the 4th round in the main draw of Roland Garros where he took a set off Roger Federer, his childhood idol. In 2011, David Goffin of Belgium earned his first match win on the ATP Tour in Chennai as […] READ MORE


Euro Tournaments Create Problems for KHL Clubs and National Teams

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Due to changes in the 2014-2015 KHL calendar, it was pretty clear that there won’t be any breaks for the national tournaments. At first it seemed like a good idea, until KHL Chairman Alexander Medvedev announced that the KHL will not block players from heading to their national teams to compete and get ready for IIHF’s […] READ MORE



Davis Cup Semi-Final Preview

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With the 2014 tennis season soon coming to a close, the latter rounds of the Davis Cup take place with the semi-finals being played over the next weekend. This year’s competition has thrown up some tremendous ties, including three of the four quarter-final ties going down to the final rubber. In the semis, last year’s […] READ MORE


Keys to the English Winning Streak

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England has become the team that pines for success in football, yet just seems to fumble out of the rubble and misery as gluttons for punishment. Since their disastrous World Cup bid in Brazil, the team has no doubt felt rather sore about how they attacked the tournament; Roy Hodgson, the beaten, tousled boss to constantly […] READ MORE


Roger Federer Is Back, and Chasing Something New in 2014.

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Roger Federer should’ve retired, right? On the night of September 2, 2013, many wondered if one of the greatest tennis players in history was finished. You see, that night, Roger Federer had been stunned by Tommy Robredo – a player he’d never lost to previously – in straight sets at the US Open in New […] READ MORE