Sochi (Russia) (AFP) - Elena Vesnina and Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova beat Sabine Lisicki and Andrea Petkovic in the deciding rubber of the Fed Cup World Group semi-final against Germany on Sunday to put Russia into the final.
Sochi (Russia) (AFP) - Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova battled back from a set down to defeat Sabine Lisicki as Russia took a comfortable 2-0 lead over Germany in the Fed Cup World Group semi-final on Saturday.
Sochi (Russia) (AFP) - Svetlana Kuznetsova beat Julia Goerges in straight sets to put Russia 1-0 up in their Fed Cup World Group semi-final tie with visitors Germany on Saturday.
Moscow (AFP) - Russian figure skating icon Evgeny Plushenko announced on Friday that he will resume his sporting career.
Sochi (Russia) (AFP) - Svetlana Kuznetsova will face Julia Goerges in Saturday's opening rubber of the Fed Cup World Group semi-final clash between the hosts Russia and Germany after Friday's draw.
Milan (AFP) - British freestyle snowboarder Billy Morgan has become the first person to land a 1,800-degree quadruple cork, which he pulled off at an event in Livigno, Italy.
Tokyo (AFP) - Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu topped the men's short programme at the figure skating World Team Trophy on Thursday, but was steaming mad at himself for taking a tumble.
Moscow (AFP) - Russia's hopes of winning a place in the Fed Cup final suffered a setback as world number two Maria Sharapova dropped out through injury just days ahead of the semi-final with Germany.
Tokyo (AFP) - Olympic gold medallist Yuzuru Hanyu will carry Japan's hopes into the ISU World Team Trophy in Tokyo this week, determined to bounce back in front of home fans after an injury-plagued season.
Moscow (AFP) - World number two Maria Sharapova will miss Russia's Fed Cup semi-final with Germany this weekend in Sochi because of a leg injury, the Russian tennis federation announced Tuesday.
Moscow (AFP) - World number two Maria Sharapova will spearhead Russia in their Fed Cup World Group semi-final against Germany at Sochi on April 18-19, team captain Anastasia Myskina announced Wednesday.