Casemiro scores late to lift Brazil over Switzerland, into knockout stage

Casimiro lifting his right hand in a celebration gesture

Casemiro celebrates after Brazil's 1-0 victory over Switzerland in World Cup Group G action at Stadium 947 in Doha, Qatar, on 28 November 2022. EFE/EPA/Rungroj Yongrit

Doha, Nov 28 (EFE).- Brazil struggled to break down Switzerland’s well-organized defense for most of their World Cup Group G contest on Monday, but a goal by Casemiro with time winding down in the second half gave his side a 1-0 victory and a berth in the tournament’s knockout stage. With star forward Neymar Jr. … Read more

Tears and triumph as 20-time grand slam champ Federer retires

Team Europe player Roger Federer of Switzerland waves to the crowd after playing the doubles match with Rafael Nadal of Spain on the first day of the Laver Cup tennis tournament in London, Britain, 23 September 2022. EPA-EFE/ANDY RAIN

London, Sep 24 (EFE).- Swiss tennis great Roger Federer said an emotional goodbye to professional tennis at the Laver Cup in London’s O2 arena early Saturday. Federer entered retirement after he and Spanish doubles partner, friend and longtime rival Rafael Nadal were defeated by American pair Jack Sock and Frances Tiafoe 4-6 7-6 (7-2) 11-9 … Read more

Federer says sad to realize career coming to end

Roger Federer of Switzerland at a press conference in London, Britain, 21 September 2022. EFE/EPA/ANDY RAIN

London, Sep 21 (EFE).- Swiss tennis player Roger Federer said Wednesday that it was sad to realize that it was time to hang up his racket. The 20-time grand slam champion previously confirmed that he would end his professional career at the Laver Cup, where he will only be playing in the doubles category. “You’re … Read more