Saturday, May 18, 2013
South Korea's Ji Eun-hee fired a bogey-free 7-under 65 on Thursday to grab a share of the Mobile Bay LPGA Classic first-round lead alongside American Lexi Thompson.
Tour de France champion Bradley Wiggins and defending champion Ryder Hesjedal both withdrew from the Giro d'Italia before the start of Friday's 13th stage.
McLaren's Formula One engine deal with Honda from 2015 is a vital step to ensure they can keep punching at the same weight as works team rivals Ferrari and Mercedes, managing director Jonathan Neale said on Thursday.
Ireland's grand slam-winning captain Brian O'Driscoll ended months of uncertainty over his future on Thursday when he agreed to play on for one more year for province and country.
England's Lee Purdy has his first chance to fight for a world crown on Saturday while countryman Amir Khan looks to another main event bout to see about future world title opportunities.
Taiwan's Wu Ching-kuo confirmed yesterday that he has submitted official documents to the International Olympic Committee (IOC), becoming the third candidate aiming for the top position in the world's most influential sports organization.
Friday, May 17, 2013
David Beckham says he will retire from professional soccer at the end of the season.
World number two Andy Murray admitted Wednesday that he could miss the French Open after a long-term back injury forced him to quit the Rome Masters.
Raul Ibanez again treated Yankee Stadium as his personal playground, hitting a grand slam and two-run homer Wednesday night to help the Seattle Mariners rout New York 12-2.