Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Josh Hamilton hit a two-run homer and Martin Perez allowed only two hits to earn his first win in a comeback from elbow surgery as the Texas Rangers edged the San Francisco Giants 2-1 on Sunday.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) said Sunday it will order testing for disease-causing viruses in the sewage-polluted waters where athletes will compete in next year's Rio de Janeiro Games.
David Accam and Shaun Maloney scored to give the Chicago Fire a 2-0 win over Dallas in Major League Soccer on Sunday to end a three-game winless streak.
As Inbee Park hunted down Jin-Young Ko in the final stretch of the Women's British Open, it quickly became clear which South Korean was the rookie and which was the player about to add another chapter in golf's record book.
Katie Ledecky of the United States broke her own 1,500-meter freestyle record in the heats of the world swimming championships in Kazan on Monday.
Thousands of athletes said goodbye to Los Angeles on Sunday in an emotional closing ceremony for the Special Olympics marked by cheers, tears and pride.
Monday, August 3, 2015
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is alarmed by "wild allegations" made by two European media outlets of widespread suspicious drug tests in track and field, and is asking an independent body to investigate.
Clayton Kershaw extended his scoreless streak to 37 innings with eight innings of two-hit ball and fellow-pitcher Yasmani Grandal hit a two-run homer, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 3-1 victory over the Angels on Saturday.
Paris Saint-Germain started the new season on Saturday just as they ended the old, lifting silverware in the shape of the French Champions Trophy thanks to a 2-0 win over Lyon in Montreal.
Two-time defending champion John Isner rallied to reach his 19th ATP Tour final and fifth in the Atlanta Open, beating friend and qualifier Denis Kudla 4-6, 6-2, 7-5 on Saturday.