Friday, February 12, 2016
Taiwanese golfer Yani Tseng (曾雅妮) spent much of 2015 pulling out of a two-year slump and regaining her confidence and has set her sights this year on winning a medal for Taiwan at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in August.
Trail Blazers 116, Rockets 103 Damian Lillard sparked a second-quarter outburst for Portland and finished with 31 points and nine assists in a win over Houston.
With 20,000 fans roaring, Kobe Bryant and LeBron James hugged and seemed to be in a world of their own.
Alex Morgan scored 12 seconds in and added another goal in the 62nd minute and the U.S. women's team opened CONCACAF qualifying for the Rio Olympics with a 5-0 victory over Costa Rica on Wednesday night.
Barcelona broke the club record with its 29th consecutive unbeaten game when its second-stringers salvaged a 1-1 draw against Valencia in the Copa del Rey semifinals on Wednesday.
Two Kenyan athletes serving four-year bans for doping at the 2015 world championships say the chief executive of Athletics Kenya, the country's governing body for track and field, asked them each for a US$24,000 bribe to reduce their suspensions.
Thursday, February 11, 2016
LaMarcus Aldridge scored 28 points, Kawhi Leonard added 23 and the San Antonio Spurs got seven points on one possession in the fourth quarter to help them beat the Miami Heat 119-101 on Tuesday night.
Shaquille O'Neal helped the Miami Heat put up their first championship banner, and soon another banner will sway over the team's home floor in his honor.
Angelo Ogbonna headed home a winning goal in stoppage time of extra time to give West Ham a dramatic 2-1 victory over Liverpool in their FA Cup fourth round replay on Tuesday.
Marco Reus scored one goal and set up another as Borussia Dortmund reached the German Cup semifinals with a 3-1 win at Stuttgart that was briefly interrupted by tennis balls on Tuesday.