Monday, July 21, 2014
Moving forward on IOC President Thomas Bach's reform process, Olympic leaders backed his proposals Saturday for setting up an Olympic television channel, reshaping the bid city procedure, and adding more flexibility to the sports program.
Adam Jones drove in five runs to help Taiwanese Major League pitcher Wei-Yin Chen (陳偉殷) take his 10th win of the season as the Baltimore Orioles beat the Oakland Athletics 8-4 Saturday night.
Taiwan's professional baseball league said Sunday that television broadcasting of its games will continue as scheduled that day, despite the league's new media partner unilaterally terminating a cooperation agreement.
Sunday, July 20, 2014
The Chinese Taipei team for the 2014 FIBA Asia Cup secured a second place win yesterday, a team milestone as it is the best result Chinese Taipei has ever secured in the bi-annual basketball tournament.
Oakland's Josh Donaldson hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Athletics a stunning 5-4 victory over Baltimore on Friday as Major League Baseball resumed after the All-Star break.
Rory McIlroy only saw birdies at Royal Liverpool, mostly on his scorecard, and even one pheasant that trotted across the eighth green as he was lining up a putt. That was but a minor interruption in his command performance Friday in the British Open.
American Laura Diaz birdied three of her last four holes en route to a two-under 69 to maintain her lead at the U.S. LPGA Tour's Marathon Classic on Friday.
Australian Luke Durbridge may be a time trial specialist but he believes he can still enjoy Tour de France success away from the race against the clock.
Pau Gasol talked to Joakim Noah when the Chicago Bulls traveled to Los Angeles to recruit the free-agent center. He spoke with Derrick Rose over the phone, and Mike Dunleavy also reached out to the 2.13-meter veteran.
Lewis Hamilton shrugged off on-track temperatures of over 50 degrees to clock the fastest lap in practice for this weekend's German Grand Prix, the Briton outpacing Mercedes team-mate and championship leader Nico Rosberg.