Thursday, August 28, 2014
Chen Long eased his way into the second round of the badminton world championship on Tuesday with a routine victory over Austrian rank outsider Luka Wraber in Copenhagen.
Taiwan scored an easy win over Singapore on the first day of the 8th Asian 12U Baseball Championship in the Philippines Wednesday, beating its rival 27-0 in just three innings.
Taiwan's top tennis player Lu Yen-hsun (盧彥勳) came into the final Grand Slam event of the year playing well, but fatigue and a hot Spaniard made his stay in the men's singles draw a short one.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Serbia's Novak Djokovic wasted no time in seeing off Argentinian challenger Diego Schwartzman on Monday as four former U.S. Open champions reached the second round with varying degrees of difficulty.
Miami's Giancarlo Stanton hit a three-run homer to lead the Marlins to a 7-1 win over Los Angeles on Monday, dropping the Angels back into a tie with Oakland for the American League lead.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored from long range to seal Real Madrid's 2-0 victory over the promoted Cordoba on Monday, while Atletico Madrid was held 0-0 at Rayo Vallecano as it stumbled at the start of its Spanish league title defense.
Badminton great Lee Chong Wei began his attempt to finally win a world championship title with a quick victory on Monday.
Japanese teenager Ami Kondo set the first day of the World Judo Championships alight on Monday as she won the -48 kilogram title.
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Josh Hamilton homered and drove in three runs, and Mike Trout also hit a homer as the Los Angeles Angels regained the best record in the league with a 9-4 win over the Oakland Athletics on Sunday.