Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Australian surf champion Mick Fanning vowed Tuesday to return to the waves after a "miracle" escape from a shark attack, as he paid tribute to courageous mate Julian Wilson for rushing to help.
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
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
Chris Froome and his British Sky team have resigned themselves to the negative atmosphere surrounding them at the Tour de France.
Despite strong support from a home crowd, Taiwan's Chou Tien-chen (周天成) was unable to complete a stunning run of upsets this week when he lost to world No. 1 Chen Long (諶龍) of China in the men's singles final of the Yonex Open Taipei 2015 on Sunday.
Sunday, July 19, 2015
Former FIFA vice president Jeffrey Webb pleaded not guilty in US court Saturday in connection with a massive international corruption scandal, with his release set at a $10 million bond.
Greg Van Avermaet won his first stage on the Tour de France on Friday as Peter Sagan finished second for the fourth time this year.
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Tour de France sprinters will be breathing a sigh of relief and be anxious to take their chances on Friday's 198.5-kilometer stage 13 from Muret to Rodez.
Pakistan off-spinner Mohammad Hafeez has been banned from bowling for a year after his action was found to be illegal for the second time, the International Cricket Council said on Friday.
A four-year doping ban served between 2006-10 has been both "a gift and a curse," controversial in-form American sprinter Justin Gatlin admitted Thursday.