Saturday, August 16, 2014
Manchester City received a boost on the eve of the new Premier League season as Argentina striker Sergio Aguero signed a new five-year contract with the English champions.
Mahiedine Mekhissi thought he was winning his third straight European Championship 3,000-meter steeplechase title and wanted to celebrate in style — bare-chested through the finishing straight.
Athletes from the Ebola-affected region of Africa will be excluded from combat sports and aquatic events at the Youth Olympic Games which start Saturday.
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Oakland's Josh Donaldson homered twice and drove in four runs to power the Athletics to an 11-3 win at Kansas City in Tuesday's clash of divisional leaders, ending the Royals' eight-game winning streak.
Novak Djokovic pulled his championship tennis back together after last week's early exit, beating Gilles Simon 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 to reach the third round of the ATP-WTA Cincinnati Masters here Tuesday.
Louis van Gaal feels he will need far longer to turn Manchester United's fortunes around despite completing the pre-season with six wins out of six.
Fijian former world number one Vijay Singh aims to end a six-year title drought this week when he returns to his Pacific island homeland to compete in the inaugural Fiji International tournament.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Kansas City won its eighth straight game and took over the lead in the American League Central division by edging Oakland 3-2 on Monday, led by pitcher Yordano Ventura.
Anyone could see Rory McIlroy had the gifts to be the next big thing in golf. His victory in the PGA Championship was more about grit.