Monday, January 6, 2014
Lindsey Vonn has not skied for two weeks and will “most likely” skip next weekend's World Cup speed races in Austria, her head coach said on Saturday, leaving her status for the Sochi Olympics up in the air.
Australia completed a 5-0 Ashes clean sweep against England on Sunday as the tourists crumbled against a formidable pace attack to go down to a humiliating 281-run defeat in the fifth Test.
World No. 9 Chuang Chih-yuan of Taiwan fell just short of the title at an invitational men's table tennis tournament in Kaohsiung yesterday, losing 4-0 to Japanese player Jun Mizutani in the event's title match.
Sunday, January 5, 2014
Australia were closing in on a 5-0 Ashes sweep after demolishing England's batting and pushing their lead to 311 runs after just two days of the final Sydney Ashes Test on Saturday.
Asia's cricket chiefs on Saturday said violence-plagued Bangladesh would remain the venue for next month's Asia Cup and added Afghanistan as the fifth team in the regional one-day tournament.
Pakistan, set 302 to win, were 20-0 at lunch on the fifth and final day of the first Test against Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi on Saturday.
Monday, December 30, 2013
Chris Rogers scored a confident 116 to steer Australia to an eight-wicket win with a day to spare in the fourth Test on Sunday as the hosts moved within one victory of an Ashes series sweep.
Jacques Kallis made a century in his final Test for South Africa on Sunday to say farewell with a 45th career hundred.
Sunday, December 29, 2013
Supermaxi Wild Oats XI won a record-equaling seventh Sydney to Hobart race on Saturday, coming in well ahead of her nearest rival as she stormed across the finish line.
Saturday, December 28, 2013
A resurgent England attack tore through Australia's batting lineup with six wickets in the final session to leave the hosts reeling at 164 for nine at the close of an attritional second day of the fourth Ashes test on Friday.