Monday, August 19, 2013
Usain Bolt revealed a track master plan that includes defending his Olympic sprint titles in Rio de Janeiro in 2016 after powering to a third successive world 200m title on Saturday.
Team New Zealand survived a scare to win the first race of the America's Cup challenger finals in a walkover Saturday as boat damage forced Luna Rossa to withdraw.
Sunday, August 18, 2013
It was doubles all round as Britain's master of distance running Mo Farah and Jamaican sprint queen Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce won their second gold medals of the world championships on Friday.
The America's Cup Measurement Committee has admitted it made a mistake and that one of the three prototype boats owned by defending champion Oracle Team USA was not illegally modified during warm-up regattas last year.
Thursday, August 15, 2013
Russian Yelena Isinbayeva cemented her place in the pantheon of track and field greats by winning a third world pole vault title on home soil at the World Athletics Championships on Tuesday.
LaShawn Merritt satisfied his hunger for success by regaining the 400 meters title at the world championships on Tuesday with a tactically perfect run as defending champion Kirani James faded badly to finish seventh.
Monday, August 12, 2013
At the end of Day 1, Usain Bolt is on track to recapture the 100-meter gold he lost at the last world championships and Mo Farah already has the 10,000 title he missed out on two years ago.
Thai teenager Ratchanok Intanon took the women's singles title at the badminton world championships in Guangzhou Sunday, beating Olympic champion Li Xuerui 22-20, 18-21, 21-14 in a massive upset.
Italy's Luna Rossa sailed into the final of the America's Cup challenger series on Saturday, completing a 4-0 sweep over the grief-stricken Swedish syndicate Artemis.
Saturday, August 10, 2013
America's Cup champion Oracle Team USA has forfeited its championships from the first two seasons of the America's Cup World Series — a lead-up to the main event — after it was determined that its yachts were modified without the permission of the Measurement Committee.