Top seed Andy Murray battled against his serve as well as Alejandro Falla, but claimed a 7-6 (7-3) 6-1 win to reach the semi-finals of the Farmers Classic in Los Angeles.
Top seed Samantha Stosur was involved in an intriguing tussle with Belgium's Yanina Wickmayer but prevailed in her quarter-final at the Bank of the West Classic in California.
Lewis Hamilton has defended himself against accusations of favouritism this season from motor sport's world governing body.
Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp has launched a furious attack on the scheduling of England's friendly against Hungary.
Newcastle coach Rick Stone has deflected criticism aimed at him from the Knights fans who have blamed him for their team's less than successful 2010 season.
Manchester City's record signing Robinho hopes to extend his stay with Santos.
A stunning strike from North Queensland new boy Adam Casey has seen the Fury beat Adelaide 1-0 in a pre-season friendly in Townsville on Friday night.
Jeff Overton's eight-under-par second round gave the American a commanding four-stroke lead at the halfway stage of of the Greenbrier Classic in West Virginia.
India remain on top of the International Cricket Council Test ratings following their draw in the second Test against Sri Lanka in Colombo.
Two years away from professional rugby and Ben Atiga resembled Santa Claus' pot belly, now he is back in an Auckland jersey to recapture his true passion.
Australian Jarmila Groth is on track for her first WTA title after advancing to the last four of the Istanbul Cup.
Cowboys skipper Johnathan Thurston insists he did nothing wrong despite falling foul of the referees again in his side's 24-16 loss to the Panthers at CUA Stadium on Friday night.
Home favourite Ivan Ljubicic was one of three notable casualties on a hectic catch-up day at the Studena Croatia Open in Umag.
David James opted for the chance to play first-team football over remaining in the Barclays Premier League in making the surprise move to Bristol City.
Ross Fisher's 61 was in a whole different world to what happened to Jamie Elson and Hennie Otto at the Irish Open - they both had a 12 on one hole.
A committed Bulldogs side put the nightmare of Jarryd Hayne behind them to retain their slim hopes of finals football in 2010.
Kane Williamson's century led New Zealand to a 132-run win and a comprehensive three-match sweep of Indian side Maharashtra in Darwin on Saturday.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes the new restrictions on Premier League squads will prove a 'disastrous decision for football and for the players'.
Jenson Button has amazingly revealed he will quit Formula One if team orders are reintroduced into the sport.
Italian cyclist Davide Rebellin has lost his appeal against being stripped of the silver medal at the Beijing Olympic road race.