Saturday, April 19, 2014
Brazil will spend 24.1 billion reais (US$10.8 billion) on infrastructure projects for the 2016 Rio Olympics in an effort to ensure South America's first Games are delivered on time, organizers have announced.
Matt Kuchar carried on his good form from the Masters to fire a five-under par 66 for a share of the first-round lead at the US$5.8 million U.S. PGA Heritage on Thursday.
Angela Stanford nabbed eight birdies in an eight-under par 64 on Thursday to grab the second-round lead at the LPGA Lotte Championship.
Petr Cech insists Chelsea can cope with the demands of challenging for a Premier League and Champions League double as the Blues face Sunderland at the start of an eight-day period that could define their season.
The Hurricanes stretched their mid-season winning streak to three games, scoring three second-half tries to claim a record 39-20 win over New Zealand conference rivals the Blues in Super Rugby on Friday.
A local professional baseball team yesterday announced that it has sealed a deal with former Major League Baseball (MLB) All-Star pitcher Freddy Garcia.
Friday, April 18, 2014
The NBA regular season came to a close on Wednesday with the Los Angeles Clippers suffering a 110-104 loss at Portland and missing out on the chance to secure the No. 2 seed in the Western Conference.
Milwaukee continued to set the pace in the early stages of the new Major League Baseball season, winning its ninth-straight game on Sunday by beating Pittsburgh 4-1, with starting pitcher Kyle Lohse starring.
Gareth Bale's late gallop and goal sealed Real Madrid its 19th Copa del Rey title on Wednesday in a thrilling 2-1 win over Barcelona, as the Welshman filled the void left by the injured Cristiano Ronaldo to claim his first career trophy.
The NHL playoffs began with three closely fought games on Wednesday, with Anaheim, Pittsburgh and Montreal all winning by single-goal margins to take the early advantage in their best-of-seven first-round series.