World No 2 will now face Tommy Robredo or fifth seed Tomas Berdych
British number one is warming up for US Open
If the bid was dubious, the consequences were glorious
He failed to apply enough hand brakes, says rail boss
Montreal residents were reeling on Monday with news of alleged dirty dealings and political disarray around their City Hall, triggered by the arrest of their mayor, Michael Applebaum, on serial corruption and fraud charges. Full details of his alleged crimes had not been made public.
A 17th century Dutch masterpiece that graced the collections of Catherine the Great's art adviser and Russia's Hermitage Museum before being seized by the Nazis sold for nearly $3.4 million (£2.18 million) at auction, a record for the artist Gerrit van Honthorst.
Pirelli have shelved plans for Formula One teams to race with new-specification tyres in Canada next week but hope to have them in place for the British Grand Prix at the end of June.
With commercial space flights in the pipeline and financiers appealing for a couple to volunteer for a manned (and womanned) mission to Mars, it's only going to be a matter of time before humans will want to do what we do best up in space.
The total now stands at 16 and this one was all his own work. Michael Phelps claimed his first individual gold of London 2012 last night with a devastating swim in the 200m individual medley that proved too much for a tiring Ryan Lochte. Phelps, the master of Beijing, has reasserted his authority in the pool.
A Canadian porn actor suspected of dismembering a Chinese student faced his first court hearing yesterday after returning to Canada on a military transport plane from Germany, where he was arrested.
Police investigating the discovery of body parts under the Hollywood sign have contacted Montreal authorities about a possible connection to a gay porn actor who stands accused of murder, cannibalism and dismemberment.
Video footage of the suspected Montreal murderer Luka Rocco Magnotta show him eating the body parts of his alleged victim, police said yesterday.
Alex Webster, the star running back for the New York Giants who later coached the team for four years, died on 3 March aged 80. Webster played for New York from 1955-64 and was the head coach from 1969-1973. He is fifth on the Giants' all-time list, having rushed for with 4,638 yards.
Winter music festivals are attracting thousands of revellers, despite the chill factor. Elisa Bray samples the -20C delights of Igloofest
Sebastian Vettel believes he faces another "tricky weekend" as he looks to erase the memory of his last-lap mistake in Canada.
She yelps, yodels, croons and bellows. But, as the fast-rising pop all-rounder (aka Tune-Yards) tells Holly Williams, it's all about the performance