Articles by Nesha Starcevic



Omens Looking Good for Portugal

  • 19 June 08
  • The Associated Press
Cristiano Ronaldo has come out ahead this year in contests against Michael Ballack, and everything points to that continuing after Thursday's European Championship quarterfinal game between Portugal and Germany in Basel.

CSKA Loses to Greeks in Final

  • 08 May 07
  • The Associated Press
Panathinaikos won its fourth Euroleague title by beating defending champion CSKA Moscow 93-91 Sunday.

CSKA Goes for 2nd Euroleague Title

  • 04 May 07
  • The Associated Press
Europe's Final Four basketball tournament features three coaches with 12 titles among them.

76ers Down CSKA in Cologne

  • 13 October 06
  • The Associated Press
Allen Iverson scored 28 points Wednesday to help the Philadelphia 76ers win a four-team basketball tournament after beating CSKA Moscow 85-71.

Isinbayeva Tops Bill for Indoor Champs

  • 09 March 06
  • The Associated Press
Yelena Isinbayeva is coming home, and another world record is looming.

Agassi Robs Safin's No. 1 Dream

  • 05 December 00
  • The Associated Press
Andre Agassi beat Marat Safin 6-3, 6-3 in the Masters Cup on Saturday in the ATP Masters Cup in Lisbon.

Sampras Wreaks Revenge by Beating Safin

  • 02 December 00
  • The Associated Press
Pete Sampras beat Marat Safin on Friday to reach the semifinals of the Masters Cup and take revenge against the player who beat him in the final of the U.S. Open.

Agassi Fells Kafelnikov To Set Up Semifinals

  • 02 December 00
  • The Associated Press
Andre Agassi stayed on course Thursday for a place in the semifinals with an impressive 6-1, 6-4 victory over Yevgeny Kafelnikov at the $3.7 million Masters Cup in Lisbon.

Safin Fights His Way to No. 1 Chance

  • 30 November 00
  • The Associated Press
Marat Safin, seeking to become the youngest player ever to finish the year as No. 1, fought back from the brink of defeat in the opening match Tuesday of the Masters Cup.

Angry Coulthard Comes First in France

Portuguese Pulsate Past Turkish

England's Shearer Helps Break German Jinx

Italy's Hot Shooters Beat Russia, 102-79

Russia Rebounds to Beat Yugoslavia

Agassi Completes Grand Slam in Paris

'Bad Attitude' Carries Lazutina to Skiing Win

Frentzen Needs to Turn Season Around

Spaniard, Brazilian To Face Off in Final

Hingis, Majoli Battle to Paris Final

Twice-Champ Bruguera, Rafter Advance to Semis

Graf, Kafelnikov Bow Out of Open

Chang, Medvedev Bow Out in Paris

Champions Advance As Ivanisevic Crashes

Top Women Victorious, Unseeded Courier Ousted

Serbian Protesters Increase Demands

Milosevic Caves In on Elections

Italians Out After Scoreless Tie With Germans

Klinsmann, Germans Thrash Russia

Casiraghi's Dream Game Spells Russian Defeat

Becker Tops Chang to Win Finale