Monday, January 19, 2015
Pakistan head coach Waqar Younis on Saturday said he was happy his team were not among the favorites to win next month's World Cup, saying the tag often put unnecessary pressure on players.
Australian snowboarder Scotty James won the halfpipe world title, while Cai Xuetong of China won the women's competition on Saturday.
Saturday, January 17, 2015
More than four years after the death of open water star Fran Crippen, swimming's international governing body plans to hold a World Cup race in the United Arab Emirates.
Bode Miller has opted not to race on Sunday when the United States men's team seeks a third straight World Cup downhill victory.
Olympic gold medalist Katie Ledecky earned two victories by winning the 400 meter and the 100 meter freestyle races on the opening day of the Arena Pro Swim Series on Thursday.
Disgraced Kenyan drugs cheat Rita Jeptoo appeared before a disciplinary hearing on Thursday, although officials said a decision on her suspension from distance running would be delayed pending further investigations.
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Six-time Olympic champion Marit Bjoergen claimed her first Tour de Ski victory on Sunday, while Norwegian compatriot Martin Johnsrud Sundby won his second successive title.
Monday, January 12, 2015
Overall World Cup leader Marcel Hirscher of Austria swept to victory in a giant slalom on Saturday, denying Alexis Pinturault an emotional win for France.
Saturday, January 10, 2015
Steve Smith scored a half-century and passed one of Don Bradman's milestones on Friday as he led Australia to 251-6 in its second innings after four days of the fourth Test against India, a lead of 348 runs.
Thursday, January 8, 2015
Marcel Hirscher beat close friend Felix Neureuther in front of 15,000 spectators at a men's World Cup night race on Tuesday, setting up another Austrian-German duel for this season's slalom title.