Sunday, December 21, 2014
World number one Nicol David reached her eighth world final after a rare ordeal on Friday, coming back from two games to one down to defeat Egypt's Omneya Kawy 11-9, 9-11, 8-11, 11-5, 11-5.
Kenya's top woman marathon runner Rita Jeptoo is facing a two-year suspension after her “B” sample turned positive for the banned blood-boosting drug EPO, Athletics Kenya said Friday.
Saturday, December 20, 2014
Steve Smith quickly got over one of his toughest days ever on a cricket field to produce a century that kept Australia in contention in the second test against India, and could prove to be one of the defining innings of his career.
Lindsey Vonn's days of competing in all five ski disciplines may be behind her, since the four-time overall World Cup champion is seriously considering giving up slalom in her comeback from a career-threatening knee injury.
Kaillie Humphries, set to make history on Saturday as one of the first women to pilot a four-man bobsleigh World Cup team, doesn't have time to worry about political correctness.
Thursday, December 18, 2014
The United States Olympic Committee announced Tuesday it will bid to host the 2024 Summer Games, but the candidate city won't be selected until early next year.
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Malaysia's seven-time women's world squash champion Nicol David overcame a tough early challenge before seeing off plucky Egyptian teenager Yathreb Adel 11-9, 11-6, 11-3 in their world championships first round clash in Cairo on Monday.
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Australia, under new captain Steve Smith, take a one-nil series lead over India into Wednesday's second Test in Brisbane where they have not lost a Test in 26 years.
Monday, December 15, 2014
Germany and Pakistan have risen from last in the pool stage to meet in the Champions Trophy field hockey final 20 years after their last title showdown.
Team coach Darren Lehmann said Sunday he doubts injured skipper Michael Clarke has played his last game for Australia.