Saturday, August 30, 2014
South Korea's Kim In-kyung fired a bogey-free seven under 65 to take a one-stroke lead after the first round of the LPGA Tour's Portland Classic on Thursday.
Alejandro Valverde of Spain surged forward to win the sixth stage of the Spanish Vuelta and take the overall lead on Thursday.
Will Power, trying to become Australia's first IndyCar season champion, carries the points lead into the final race of the campaign for the fourth time in five years.
Jamaica's Veronica Campbell-Brown has her eyes firmly fixed on next year's world athletics championships in Beijing after claiming her first win at a Diamond League meet since her doping controversy in Zurich on Thursday.
Taiwanese tennis players made progress in the doubles competition of the U.S. Open Thursday, with Hsieh Su-wei, and her Chinese partner Peng Shuai, as well as the Chan sisters, making it to the second round of the women's doubles.
Friday, August 29, 2014
The Los Angeles Angels maintained their narrow lead atop the American League standings by beating Miami 6-1 on Wednesday, with Mike Trout hitting his 30th home run of the season to tie his career high.
Bulgarian club Ludogorets reached the Champions League group stage for the first time Wednesday when a defender saved two penalties in a shootout after the team's goalkeeper was sent off late in extra time.
French Open champion Maria Sharapova and Australian Open winner Stan Wawrinka survived some shaky moments Wednesday to book their third-round berths at the U.S. Open.