Thursday, October 30, 2014
Mario Balotelli sparked a dramatic fightback by Liverpool and Chelsea needed a late own goal to edge past plucky fourth-tier opposition as the two Premier League giants squeezed into the League Cup quarterfinals.
Japan midfielder Shinji Kagawa scored one goal and set up another Tuesday as Borussia Dortmund put aside its Bundesliga troubles with a 3-0 win at St. Pauli in the German Cup.
Tony Parker scored 23 points, including a big 3-pointer late in the game as the San Antonio Spurs opened their title defense with a thrilling 101-100 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday.
As the NBA season kicks off in America this week, a group of Saudi women and girls will be pursuing their own hoop dreams.
In his first match since the birth of his first child, defending champion Novak Djokovic stayed on course to finish the season as No. 1 by defeating Philipp Kohlschreiber 6-3, 6-4 in the second round of the Paris Masters on Tuesday.
Officials at the BMW Masters expressed disappointment Wednesday at the absence of crowd-puller Rory McIlroy, but said they respected his decision to pull out of the European Tour event.
Canadian ice hockey legend Gordie Howe suffered a serious stroke on Sunday that left the 86-year-old icon partially paralyzed on one side of his body, U.S. media reported Tuesday.
Germany will bid to stage the 2024 Summer Olympics, with Berlin and Hamburg vying for the candidacy.
The organizer of the Fubon LPGA Taiwan Championship said it hopes the Taiwan leg of the LPGA tour will be a springboard to greater success on the international stage for Taiwanese golfers.
Taiwanese-American NBA player Jeremy Lin was not at his best during Tuesday's season opener against his former team the Houston Rockets as his debut with the Los Angeles Lakers at the Staples Center turned into a large-margin defeat of 108 to 90.