Monday, September 15, 2014
Ukraine's Bohdan Bondarenko added the Continental Cup high jump title to his European and world crowns Saturday with a clearance of 2.37m, some distance off the 21-year-old world record of 2.45m held by Cuban legend Javier Sotomayor.
Tour of Spain leader Alberto Contador has ruled out competing at the world championships in his home country a week from now despite being picked for the Spanish team.
Sunday, September 14, 2014
Japan and hosts South Korea will get the Asian Games off to an unofficial start Sunday when the bitter rivals begin their bids for glory in what could be a tense football competition.
Lleyton Hewitt steered Australia back to the Davis Cup World Group with a dominating performance in the doubles win over Uzbekistan in Perth on Saturday.
A little luck goes a long way as Rory McIlroy benefited from his ball landing in a fan's pocket in the second round of the Tour Championship.
Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry is taking an indefinite leave of absence over racial comments he made in a team meeting with the NBA club's top officials.
A spectacular crash at the last corner that ended leader Nicolas Prost's race and sent ex-F1 driver Nick Heidfeld flying into the fencing gave Brazil's Lucas di Grassi victory in the first ever Formula E electric race in Beijing Saturday.
San Francisco moved within one game of National League West leader Los Angeles by trouncing the Dodgers 9-0 on Friday, with starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner taking a share of the major-league lead with his 18th win of the season.
Werder Bremen defender Sebastian Proedl scored late to earn a 3-3 draw at Bayer Leverkusen in the Bundesliga on Friday, ending the home side's perfect start to the season.
Billy Horschel, who won last week's BMW Championship, posted a second-round, four-under 66 on Friday to seize a two-shot lead heading into the weekend at the Tour Championship.