Monday, August 24, 2015
World No. 1 Serena Williams came from a break down in the opening set to produce a patchy 6-4, 6-3 win Saturday over Elina Svitolina to reach the WTA final in Cincinnati.
Robert Lewandowski gave 10-man Bayern Munich a last-minute victory in the Bundesliga, while Wayne Rooney recorded his 10th straight game without a goal for Manchester United in the Premier League on Saturday.
Iran coach Carlos Queiroz says the frustrations faced by the tiny Pacific island of Guam in obtaining visas to travel to Tehran for a World Cup qualifier next month give just a glimpse of the problems long faced by his team in negotiating international soccer.
French forward Sebastien Le Toux scored the lone goal in the 78th minute to give the Philadelphia Union a 1-0 win over Montreal on Saturday night and spoil Didier Drogba's Major League Soccer debut for the Impact.
Tiger Woods couldn't have asked for much more at his first Wyndham Championship. He's playing with confidence. His scores show it. And now he'll play a Sunday round that matters.
Two-time champion Lydia Ko bogeyed the final hole for a 3-under 69 to fall into a tie with Candie Kung for the third-round lead Saturday in the Canadian Pacific Women's Open.
After two years of uncertainty, Usain Bolt produced his biggest clutch performance to beat rival Justin Gatlin on Sunday in the 100-meter final at the world championships with a lunge at the line.
Jessica Ennis-Hill was on the brink of adding world heptathlon gold to her Olympic title on Sunday, as Spain's Miguel Angel Lopez broke Chinese hearts in the men's 20-kilometer walk.
A late Henry Pyrgos try handed Scotland a 16-12 victory over Italy in a World Cup warm-up that will keep both sides guessing as they continue to build toward this fall's showpiece in England.
The head of sailing's governing body threatened Saturday to move all Olympic sailing events out of polluted Guanabara Bay unless the water is cleaner and floating rubbish is removed for next year's Rio Games.