Monday, August 31, 2015
Almaz Ayana led an Ethiopian medals sweep in the women's 5,000m on Sunday as 1,500m winner Genzebe Dibaba had to settle for bronze at the world championships in Beijing.
Even without Usain Bolt, Jamaica finished the world championships with a bang on Sunday, storming to the women's 4x400-meters relay title to match Kenya's gold tally at the top of the medals table.
Taiwanese tennis player Chuang Chia-jung and her Chinese partner Liang Chen fell at the last hurdle at the Connecticut Open on Saturday, losing the women's doubles final in straight sets 3-6, 1-6 to Julia Goerges and Lucie Hradecka.
Sunday, August 30, 2015
San Francisco rookie Kelby Tomlinson made the key contribution to victory for the second straight day, driving in the winning run with a bases-loaded single in the ninth inning to give the Giants a 5-4 win against high-flying St. Louis on Friday.
Wolfsburg found out there is life after Kevin de Bruyne, beating Schalke 3-0 in a showdown between two highly rated Bundesliga teams on Friday.
If Mario Balotelli wants to return to Italy's squad, coach Antonio Conte says he'll have to show that he deserves a spot.
World No. 1s Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic will launch their bids for the U.S. Open title on Monday's first day of competition, tournament organizers announced Friday.
Jordan Spieth's reign as world No. 1 came to an abrupt end on Friday after a missed cut at the Barclays ensured Rory McIlroy would return to top spot.
Justin Wilson was on the minds of IndyCar drivers as they got back to work on Friday less than a week after the British driver died of injuries suffered in last weekend's race.
Los Angeles Lakers President Jim Buss hinted the club would be ready to hold discussions about possibly extending Kobe Bryant's NBA career when the star's current contract expires at the end of the 2015-2016 season.