Uruguay beat Ghana 4-2 in a penalty shoot out after the teams played a 1-1 draw following 120 minutes of play. La Celeste will meet the Netherlands in the semifinals in Cape Town next Tuesday.
The Netherlands came from behind to defeat Brazil 2-1 and become the first semifinalist of the 2010 World Cup.
Back in the pink of health after battling a disease that came close to ending his life, Brock Lesnar is ready to get it on against undefeated and interim champion Shane Carwin at UFC 116 over the weekend.
World no.1 Rafael Nadal recovered from a slow start to trounce Robin Soderling in a major for the second-straight time and avoid the fate that befell defending champion Roger Federer.
When Germany and Argentina clash in the World Cup quarterfinals on July 3, the two squads will be fighting not only for a place in the final four but also to settle some unfinished business from the previous edition of the tournament.