Friday, September 19, 2014
China's two-time Grand Slam-winner Li Na is poised to retire, state media reported Thursday, in a move which would bring down the curtains on Asia's most successful tennis career.
The Los Angeles Angels clinched the American League West title Wednesday, getting seven dominant innings from C.J. Wilson in a 5-0 victory over the Seattle Mariners.
Bayern Munich scored a 90th-minute goal to beat Manchester City 1-0 in the Champions League on Wednesday, while Barcelona had an easier time edging APOEL 1-0.
Boxing champ Floyd Mayweather Jr., who has spent some time in jail for abusing women himself, was speaking some truth when he briefly rose to embattled NLF player Ray Rice's defense last week while promoting his latest fight.
Thursday, September 18, 2014
The Baltimore Orioles and Washington Nationals became the second and third teams to book their places in Major League Baseball's playoffs, clinching the American League East and National League East titles respectively with victories on Tuesday.
Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka is tentatively scheduled make his first major league start in more than two months on Sunday, New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi said Tuesday.
Real Madrid started the defense of its Champions League crown with an emphatic 5-1 victory over Basel on Tuesday, while Liverpool celebrated its return to Europe's top club competition with a dramatic 2-1 win against Bulgarian side Ludogorets.
Thailand's women soccer players bounced back from a big defeat at the Asian Games by running up a huge 10-0 scoreline against the Maldives on Wednesday.
England fans will have great hopes when the country stages the 2015 World Cup in a year's time.
A Brazilian court is set to decide the future of the golf course for the 2016 Olympics, a layout that is being carved out of a nature reserve with luxury high-rise apartments planned around the edges.