Friday, July 31, 2015
Los Angeles Lakers mega star Kobe Bryant is set to arrive in Taiwan next week to meet with local hoop fans as part of his upcoming Asian tour, marking his fourth visit to Taiwan, the event organizer announced yesterday.
South Korean billionaire Chung Mong-Joon pushed his candidacy for the FIFA presidency in uncompromising terms Thursday, calling Sepp Blatter a corrupt "cannibal" and painting his main election rival Michel Platini as an untrustworthy stooge.
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Houston's Jose Altuve drove in a career-high five runs to lead the Astros to a 10-5 win against the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday, leaving the two teams in a virtual tie for top spot in the American League West division.
The commissioner pointed to concealed evidence. The team described it as a folly. And the agent added sham to the lexicon of "Deflategate."
Reigning English Premier League champions Chelsea and reigning European kings Barcelona exited Tuesday's friendly showdown injured but intensely motivated as they return to Europe to defend their crowns.
The United States has pledged to find a new candidate city for the 2024 Olympics after Boston failed to "deliver" on promises, International Olympic Committee (IOC) chief Thomas Bach said Wednesday.
Tickets for a World Cup qualifying game between Taiwan and Vietnam will go on sale Aug. 8, marking the first time Taiwan's soccer association will sell tickets for a national team game.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
St. Louis' Kolten Wong hit a grand slam, powering the Cardinals to a 4-1 win over Cincinnati on Monday, extending their lead in the National League Central division.
Tibetan activists and others are calling on the International Olympic Committee (IOC) not to award the 2022 Winter Games to Beijing, saying China's human rights record after the 2008 Olympics in the Chinese capital worsened rather than showing a hoped-for improvement.
Mexico's Gold Cup triumph will not be complete without a victory over the United States in an October playoff for a 2017 Confederations Cup berth, Mexico manager Miguel Herrera says.