Saturday, January 17, 2015
Fernando Torres scored twice as Atletico Madrid ended Real Madrid's defense of the Copa del Rey title with a 2-2 draw on Thursday, maintaining its dominance over its crosstown rival this season.
Juventus demolished Hellas Verona 6-1 to reach the Italian Cup quarterfinals on Thursday and remain on course for a league and cup double in Massimiliano Allegri's first season in charge.
Former FIFA executive committee member and one-time banned official Slim Aloulou of Tunisia has died, the Confederation of African Football said on Thursday.
Detroit's Pavel Datsyuk scored the overtime winner to give the Red Wings a valuable 3-2 road win at in-form St. Louis on Thursday.
Webb Simpson made his debut with a conventional putter Thursday and, after claiming a share of the lead at the Sony Open, he might have wished he had used one sooner.
Thousands of local schoolchildren will receive free tickets to the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro if city hall and organizers can decide how to pay for them.
More than four years after the death of open water star Fran Crippen, swimming's international governing body plans to hold a World Cup race in the United Arab Emirates.
Bode Miller has opted not to race on Sunday when the United States men's team seeks a third straight World Cup downhill victory.
Olympic gold medalist Katie Ledecky earned two victories by winning the 400 meter and the 100 meter freestyle races on the opening day of the Arena Pro Swim Series on Thursday.
Disgraced Kenyan drugs cheat Rita Jeptoo appeared before a disciplinary hearing on Thursday, although officials said a decision on her suspension from distance running would be delayed pending further investigations.