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Daily Archives: July 21, 2017

Top-seeded John Isner reaches Hall of Fame semifinals

NEWPORT, R.I. — Top-seeded John Isner beat fellow American Dennis Novikov 6-4, 6-4 on Friday to reach the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships semifinals. The hard-serving Isner had 20 aces and did not face a break point in his bid to become a three-time Newport

Women’s Euro 2017: Holders German beat Italy as Sweden overcome Russia

Germany Women are six-time champions of Europe Defending champions Germany secured a 2-1 victory to eliminate Italy in the group stage at the Women’s Euro 2017. Italy came from behind when striker Ilaria Mauro cancelled out Josephine Henning’s first-half opener. Babett Peter scored the winner

Shannon Briggs hit with 6-month suspension over PED test

The WBA has suspended former two-time heavyweight world titleholder Shannon Briggs for six months for failing a test for performance-enhancing drugs, the sanctioning body announced. Briggs was due to face Fres Oquendo for the organization’s vacant secondary world title on June 3 at the Seminole

Saints rally at Richmond Park to beat Bray

St Patrick’s Athletic produced a rousing come-from-behind victory for the second week running at Richmond Park, with Conan Byrne registering a goal and an assist in a 3-1 win. Gary McCabe gave Bray a first-half lead with a stunning free-kick before St Pat’s rallied to

Holohan hits hat-trick as Galway drub Drogs

Galway United claimed what could prove to be a valuable three points as a Gavan Holohan hat-trick helped consign the visitors to a 4-1 defeat and their fourth loss in five matches. Holohan’s first arrived after a dinked ball in over the top caused confusion