The women's badminton competition in London has taken an unexpectedly dark turn. If you haven't heard, four doubles teams -- two from South Korea, and one each from China and Indonesia -- have been eliminated for purposely trying to lose their matches. Teams were booed off the court by spectators who showed up to see the world's best athletes compete, and were disappointed to have watch...
Today we open the semi-final round of Euro 2012, which to this point has been a tournament of epic proportions, and you couldn't have asked for a juicier group of contestants. Tournament favorite Spain takes on red-hot Christiano Ronaldo and Portugal for the right to play for the trophy this weekend. The winner will face the victor of tomorrow’s clash between a German team brimming with conf...
The 16 best squads that Europe has to offer came to Poland and Ukraine with high hopes. Now, after three games, half of them are headed right back from whence they came. Like any major tournament, we haven't been short on drama and surprises on the pitch, outside of the stadiums, and in the locker rooms. 1. Spain Are Still the Team to Beat, But it Can be Done After struggling to break thr...
With the rain and lightening subdued, play resumed in the 5th minute. Karim Benzema orchestrated an early counter attack, taking a swerving shot at the net which was handled rather routinely by goalkeeper Andriy Pyatov. The French siege continued, though Ukraine weathered the storm (pun intended). A few chances went back and forth for a stretch. Sloppy French defending allowed Andriy Shevche...
The pitch was draped in a downpour as France and Ukraine kicked off in Donetsk, Ukraine. After just 4 minutes the poor conditions forced the ref to send the teams back into the locker rooms. Previewing the match: Coming off an embarrassing World Cup, France appears to be back to form. Their tie with England in game 1 could have easily gone their way if a few balls bounced right. Frank Ribery...
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