Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Tennis star Roger Federer visited Malawi on Sunday to launch a children's program funded by his charity foundation, saying he was keen to help one of the poorest countries in the world.
FIFA executives were meeting Monday to choose a presidential election date, with UEFA President Michel Platini gaining support to succeed Sepp Blatter.
India's preparations for next year's Olympic field hockey were thrown into turmoil Monday after chief coach Paul van Ass failed to report for a national training camp.
Knocked off his board by an attacking shark, three-time world champion Mick Fanning punched the creature before escaping unharmed during the televised finals of a world surfing competition in South Africa on Sunday.
China's controversial Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang will probably compete in four events at the world championships starting in Russia this week, a report said Monday, a year after a secret three-month doping ban.
Monday, July 20, 2015
Lorenzo Cain homered in the 13th inning and the Kansas City Royals outlasted the Chicago White Sox 7-6 Saturday in a Major League Baseball game that took nearly five hours.
UEFA President Michel Platini wants to stop top teams stockpiling the best players to ensure soccer remains competitive.
Clint Dempsey's first international hat trick sparked defending champion United States over Cuba 6-0 Saturday, propelling the Americans to the semifinals of the Gold Cup soccer tournament.
Josep Maria Bartomeu was re-elected as president of European and Spanish champions Barcelona after seeing off rival Joan Laporta.
Fabian Castillo drove home a rebound from the top of the goal box in the second minute of stoppage time to give FC Dallas its fourth straight victory, 2-1 over fellow division leader D.C. United in Major League Soccer on Saturday.