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B. 2018-03-16 No. 16 UMBC Shocks No. 1 Virginia With Greatest Upset Virginia
C. 2017-10-27 Israeli judo star wins gold in UAE; officials refuse to play anthem United Arab Emirates
D. 2017-09-06 del Potro Shocks Roger Federer in U.S. Open Quarterfinals
E. 2017-06-11 Rafael Nadal beats Stan Wawrinka to win the tournament for a 10th time Roland Garros, Paris
2016-11-28 Plane carrying members of Brazilian soccer team crashes in Colombia Jose Maria Cordova de Rionegro airport, Medellin, Colombia
6. 2016-07-10 Portugal grinds its way to Euro 2016 title, overcoming Ronaldo injury
7. 2016-07-07 France stuns Germany to make Euro 2016 final Stade Vélodrome, Marseille, Southern France
8. 2016-06-22 Iceland advanced over Austria Stade de France, Saint-Denis, Paris
9. 2016-06-12 Northern Ireland loses out to Poland Nice, Southern France

Plane carrying members of Brazilian soccer team crashes in Colombia Map of Jose Maria Cordova de Rionegro airport Medellin Colombia
No. 16 UMBC Shocks No. 1 Virginia With Greatest Upset  The University of Maryland Baltimore County shocked No. 1 Virginia on Friday night, winning 74–54 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament Israeli judo star wins gold in UAE; officials refuse to play anthem  Instead of Hatikvah, Israel's traditional national anthem, tournament organizers played the official music of the International Judo Federat...   del Potro Shocks Roger Federer in U.S. Open Quarterfinals   7-5, 3-6, 7-6(8), 6-4. Juan Martin del Potro is denying the tournament its first–ever meeting between Rafael Nadal and Federer   Rafael Nadal beats Stan Wawrinka to win the tournament for a 10th time Map of Roland Garros France

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Mar.16   Virginia

year 2017 Top ^

Oct.27   United Arab Emirates
Sep.6   New York
Jun.11   Paris
  Nadal, 31, came through 6-2 6-3 6-1 against the Swiss third seed to claim his 15th major title

year 2016 Top ^

Nov.28   Colombia
  A chartered aircraft carrying a Brazilian soccer team for a regional tournament final has crashed on its way to Medellin's international airport
 A plane was carrying 81 people

Jul.10   Paris
  Portugal beats hosts France in the Euro 2016 final and win their first major tournament thanks to substitute Eder's superb extra-time strike
 Portugal won the Euros because of its defense. Ronaldo was carried off in tears in the 25th minute 8 minutes after injuring his knee in a clash with France's Dimitri Payet. Paris
Jul.7   Southern France France stuns Germany to make Euro 2016 final Map of Stade V%E9lodrome Marseille France
  As it did in 1984 and again in 1998, France reached the final of a home football tournament after stunning world champion Germany 2-0
Jun.22   Paris   Iceland advanced over Austria Map of Stade de France Saint-Denis France  Iceland advanced to the knockout stage of its first major tournament with a 2–1 victory over Austria Jun.12   Southern France     Northern Ireland loses out to Poland   N. Ireland's 30-year wait to play in a major international tournament ended in disappointment. Arkadiusz Milik's strike ensured Poland claimed... Jun.10   Paris Euro 2016: France kick off tournament amid security, strike  Euro 2016 kicks off on Friday when hosts face Group A opponents Romania at the Stade de France amid an unprecedented security operation Jun.6   Kiev Frenchman 'planned attacks during Euro 2016' - Ukraine's SBU  A Frenchman detained last month with a large cache of arms was planning mass attacks during the tournament, Ukrainian officials say

year 2015 Top ^

Aug.16   Montreal Murray beats Novak Djokovic in Montreal final
Feb.6   Morocco Morocco banned from next two Africa Cups Jan.20   Melbourne Sharapova saves two match points to beat Panova

year 2014 Top ^

Nov.23   Afghanistan   Suicide bomber kills 'at least 45' at volleyball match
Map of Yahyakhail Paktika Afghanistan
  An inter-district tournament was attended by a large crowed in the Yahyakhail district. The suicide bomber was on foot in the crowd
Jun.26   Brazil Ronaldo goal gives Portugal 2-1 win over Ghana; both ousted Jun.23   Brazil Spain exits World Cup with 3-0 win over Australia Jun.18   Brazil Australia 2-3 Netherlands

year 2013 Top ^

Nov.19   Sweden Ronaldo hat-trick fires Portugal to World Cup
Oct.15   Bosnia World Cup joy for Bosnia as fairytale ending comes true Jun.4   Japan Japan first into 2014 World Cup Apr.9   New Orleans UConn Wins NCAA Title  UConn capped a dominant tournament by beating Louisville 93-60 for their eighth national title Feb.10   Chile     Nadal loses to Zeballos in Chile final Map of VINA DEL MAR Chile
  Rafael Nadal lost to Horacio Zeballos in three sets in the VTR Open final, settling for a runner-up finish in his first tournament

year 2012 Top ^

Dec.29   Abu Dhabi     Djokovic sinks Almargo to retain Abu Dhabi title
  Novak Djokovic retained his title at the World Tennis Championship exhibition tournament by rallying past Nicolas Almagro of Spain 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-4
Nov.4   Shanghai   China event wins PGA Tour status  HSBC Champions tournament has been upgraded to a full U.S. PGA Tour event, and will become part of the schedule for the FedEx Cup playoffs Sep.9   New York     Djokovic wins semifinal over Ferrer   Djokovic is rebounding after dropping his first set of the tournament to win their delayed semifinal 2-6 6-1 6-4 6-2 Aug.30   New York   Roddick to retire after U.S. Open
  Tennis pro Andy Roddick, who turned 30 years old on Thursday, will retire after the U.S. Open tournament, Jul.26   Scotland   Olympics: Spain suffer shock defeat to Japan Map of Glasgow United Kingdom
  Tournament favorites have suffered one of the biggest upsets in Olympic football history, losing 1-0 to Japan at Glasgow's Hampden Park
Jun.22   Poland     Germany knock Greece out of Euros Map of Gdansk Poland  Germany cruised into the semifinals of Euro 2012 as Greece's unlikely run in the tournament was ruthlessly brought to a halt. Germany 4-2 Greece Jun.17   Eastern Germany     Haas upsets Federer in Halle Map of Halle Germany  Germany's Tommy Haas upset Roger Federer in straight sets to win the ATP tournament on the grass courts of Halle Sunday, 7-6 (7-5) 6-4 Jun.14   Poland     Torres inspires Spain to Ireland rout   The much-maligned striker scored twice as the defending champions cruised to a 4-0 win and knocked Ireland out of the tournament Jun.11   Upstate New York   Feng becomes 1st Chinese major champ at LPGA Map of PITTSFORD USA
  The only player from China on the tour, Feng shot a 67 on Sunday, the lowest round of the tournament
May.29   Ukraine   Ukraine 'should host Euro 2012'  Eugenia Tymoshenko, daughter of jailed opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko, said the football tournament should go ahead in the country as planned Feb.5   Qatar   Lawrie claims victory in Qatar
  Scotland's Paul Lawrie carded a final round 7-under-par 65 to win the Qatar Masters by 4 strokes, his second victory in the tournament

year 2011 Top ^

Nov.6   Shanghai   Superb Kaymer powers to HSBC win
  World number six Martin Kaymer carded a superb final round nine-under-par 63 to win the HSBC Champions tournament by three strokes Sep.16   Brazil     Brazil starts World Cup countdown
Map of Belo Horizonte Brazil
  Brazil has begun its countdown for the 2014 World Cup, 1,000 days before it hosts the football tournament
Jul.17   Japan   Japan celebrates World Cup win  Japan had come into the tournament helping rally a nation that had been devastated by the earthquake and nuclear disaster Jul.3   Argentina   Brazil held by Venezuela  Brazil arrived at Copa America tournament in Argentina with a disappointing goal-less draw against Venezuela Mar.5   Brazil   Brazil bus collision kills 26 Map of Santa Catarina Brazil
  A tourist bus collided with a truck carrying a heavy load of wood.The passengers were going to participate in a bocce tournament
Feb.19   Peru Platform collapses at soccer match Map of Lima Peru
  More than 100 people were injured, 12 of them critically, when a metal platform at a soccer stadium collapsed during a youth tournament
Feb.5   Japan   Sumo event cancelled amid scandal  The Japan Sumo Association (JSA) has cancelled next month's grand tournament over allegations of match fixing Jan.1   Abu Dhabi     Nadal beats Federer in exhibition final
  Top-ranked Rafael Nadal is beating the Swiss 7-6 (4), 7-6 (3) to defend his title at the World Tennis Championships exhibition tournament

year 2010 Top ^

Dec.8   Los Angeles Sampras's tennis trophies stolen
  Former world #1 men's tennis player Pete Sampras has had most of his tournament trophies stolen from a warehouse
Nov.7   Shanghai   Molinari pips No.1 Westwood
  Italy's Francesco Molinari held off the challenge of Lee Westwood to win the WGC-HSBC Champions tournament by a single shot
Oct.24   Yemen Security forces thwarted bomb attack
Map of Aden Yemen
  Yemeni security forces have thwarted a plan to bomb a sports stadium in the city of Aden, scheduled to host the Gulf Cup soccer tournament
Sep.12   Istanbul   United States crowned world champions  The United States made a comfortable 81-64 victory over host nation Turkey. Kevin Durant was the man of the tournament Sep.11   New York Clijsters wins U.S. Open -- again  Belgian Kim Clijsters overpowered seventh seed Vera Zvonareva 6-2, 6-1 to successfully defend her third overall at the tournament Jun.25   South Africa     Spain beat Chile to top spot   Spain beat ten-man Chile to finish top of Group H and avoid a last 16 clash with tournament favorites Brazil Jun.13   Eastern Germany     Hewitt stuns Federer in Halle   Lleyton Hewitt defeated Roger Federer in the final of the Gerry Weber Open, ending his 29-match unbeaten streak at the grass-court tournamen... May.16   Barbados England shock Australia in 20/20 final Apr.25   India   Chennai claim IPL crown
  Super Kings won the third staging of the Indian Premier League as they beat Mumbai Indians by 22 runs in the final of the Twenty20 tournament
Jan.10   Angola   Togo fly home as Africa Cup begins  Togo's withdrawal from the Africa Cup of Nations was confirmed as the tournament got under way in Angola Jan.2   Abu Dhabi     Nadal beats Soderling  Rafael Nadal has beaten Robin Soderling 7-6 (3), 7-5 in the final of the season-opening Capitala exhibition tournament

year 2009 Top ^

Dec.15   Kenya 12 Eritrean soccer players sought in Kenya
Nov.8   Shanghai   Phil Mickelson held his nerve at final hole  World No. 2 ends a difficult year on a high with a one-shot victory at the HSBC Champions tournament Oct.16   Cairo Ghana U-20 world champs after shoot-out Jun.19   London     Nadal pulls out of Wimbledon
  Nadal withdrew from the grass-court Grand Slam tournament because of his achy knees
Jun.14   England   Holders India crash out of Twenty20
  India have surprisingly crashed out of the tournament after losing by three runs to host nation England at Lord's
Apr.14   London   Chelsea in semis with win over Reds
Map of Chelsea United Kingdom
  Chelsea is sharing eight goals with Liverpool on one of the most dramatic night's in the history of the tournament for a 7-5 aggregate win
Mar.21   Southern California     Murray sweeps past Federer Map of Indian Wells USA
  Andy Murray maintained his recent dominance over Roger Federer with a 6-3 4-6 6-1 victory in the semifinals of the Masters Series tournament
Feb.15   Netherlands Murray defeats injury-hit Nadal in final Map of Rotterdam Netherlands
  Andy Murray collected his 10th career title after defeating world #1 Rafael Nadal, 6-3 4-6 6-0 in the final of the ABN AMRO tournament

year 2008 Top ^

Aug.23   Beijing   U.S. men's volleyball wins gold
  The team won the Olympic gold medal to complete a perfect run in the tournament by beating defending champion Brazil, 20-25, 25-22, 25-21, 25-23 Jul.27   Toronto     Nadal romps to Rogers Cup win
  Rafael Nadal beat Nicolas Kiefer 6-3, 6-2 to win the Rogers Cup, his fifth straight tournament victory
Jun.15   London     Nadal beats Djokovic in thrilling final
  Top seed claimed the first grass-court title of his career when he defeated Djokovic 7-6 7-5 in a final of the Artois tournament at Queen's Club
Jun.13   Switzerland     Brilliant Dutch thrash France to qualify
Map of Berne Switzerland  Netherlands thrashed France 4-1 in the match of the tournament so far to secure their place in the quarterfinals by finishing top of Group C Jan.19   Iceland   Fischer 'wanted final chess win'
  Bobby Fischer had hoped to play current world chess champion Anand or former great Kasparov in a tournament before his death

year 2007 Top ^

Nov.11   Shanghai   Mickelson wins HSBC Champions  After nearly blowing a tournament, Phil Mickelson rallied to take the tournament on the second hole of a 3-way playoff against Fisher and We...

year 2006 Top ^

Apr.1   Indiana   Florida, UCLA to meet for championship
  UCLA (32-6) beat LSU 59-45, while Florida (32-6) ended Mason's tournament run with a 73-58 victory

year 2005 Top ^

Nov.13   China     Howell holds off Woods for victory
  David Howell wins the inaugural Champions Tournament by 3 strokes

year 2004 Top ^

May.15   South Africa   South Africa gets 2010 World Cup  FIFA has awarded the 2010 Cup to South Africa, the first time the tournament has gone to Africa Feb.22   Netherlands   Hewitt clinches world indoor title  Lleyton trampled on an exhausted Ferrero to capture the tournament with a 6-7 7-5 6-4 victory Feb.21   Netherlands   Hewitt stops Henman in Rotterdam  Lleyton reached his second final of the season with a 6-3 6-3 win at the ABN Amro tournament Feb.14   Japan     Al Qaeda 'eyed 2002 Japan attack'
  A senior member of the terror network told U.S. the group had plans to attack during the World Cup tournament

year 2003 Top ^

Nov.15   Sydney Australia shock New Zealand in semi Feb.21   Dubai   Henin-Hardenne, Seles advance to final
  Tournament top seed Henin-Hardenne of Belgium was given a torrid time by Capriati but finally won 7-5, 4-6, 6-4

year 2002 Top ^

Mar.2   France France upsets England at Six Nations
  France is taking the tournament lead
Jan.14   Melbourne Hewitt defeated in opening match

year 2001 Top ^

Jul.5   Colombia     Copa America to be in Colombia
  Tournament will take place in Colombia as originally planned
Jun.28   Colombia   Tournament to be moved
  Copa America will be moved to another country in the wake of the kidnapping of a soccer official, E. De Luca
Jan.27   Melbourne     Agassi won 3rd Australian Open  Andre Agassi vs. Arnaud Clement 6-4, 6-2, 6-2. The Grand Slam tournament title is his 7th

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