Thai fans mobbed newly crowned English Premier League champions Leicester City as they arrived on Wednesday for a publicity blitz after their fairytale title triumph.
New York's Noah Syndergaard struck out 10 batters to guide the Mets to a 2-0 win against Washington on Tuesday, cutting the gap between the National League East division's top two teams to half a game.
A quartet of state-of-the art, government-built stadia rise out of former marshland in energy-rich Kazakhstan's futuristic capital Astana, but the Central Asian state's soaring sporting ambitions have been shot down by the global oil slump.
Two-time winners Finland beat Canada 4-0 in their final Group B match in Saint Petersburg on Tuesday, to end the reigning champions' 16-match winning streak at the world championship.
San Jose's Brent Burns scored the Sharks' first two power-play goals of the NHL Western Conference finals, leading the visitors to a 2-0 victory at St. Louis on Tuesday, squaring the West finals at a game apiece.
IOC president Thomas Bach said Wednesday that athletes and federations face tough sanctions up to a lifetime ban as he warned that doping has hit "an unprecedented level of criminality."
Oklahoma City did what no other team had managed in this postseason by beating the Golden State Warriors on their own court on Monday, giving the Thunder a surprise 1-0 lead in the NBA Western Conference finals.
LeBron James is fond of saying that today's NBA is driven by point guards. Looks like he's right.
Pittsburgh's Sidney Crosby scored just 40 seconds into overtime to give the Penguins a 3-2 win against Tampa Bay on Monday, squaring the NHL Eastern Conference finals series at 1-1.
Miami pitcher Adam Conley set up the road victory with six stingy innings as the Marlins beat Philadelphia 5-3 on Monday, cutting the gap between the National League East rivals to half a game.