Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Knocked off his board by an attacking shark, three-time world champion Mick Fanning punched the creature before escaping unharmed during the televised finals of a world surfing competition in South Africa on Sunday.
China's controversial Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang will probably compete in four events at the world championships starting in Russia this week, a report said Monday, a year after a secret three-month doping ban.
Monday, July 20, 2015
Lorenzo Cain homered in the 13th inning and the Kansas City Royals outlasted the Chicago White Sox 7-6 Saturday in a Major League Baseball game that took nearly five hours.
UEFA President Michel Platini wants to stop top teams stockpiling the best players to ensure soccer remains competitive.
Clint Dempsey's first international hat trick sparked defending champion United States over Cuba 6-0 Saturday, propelling the Americans to the semifinals of the Gold Cup soccer tournament.
Josep Maria Bartomeu was re-elected as president of European and Spanish champions Barcelona after seeing off rival Joan Laporta.
Fabian Castillo drove home a rebound from the top of the goal box in the second minute of stoppage time to give FC Dallas its fourth straight victory, 2-1 over fellow division leader D.C. United in Major League Soccer on Saturday.
Chris Froome and his British Sky team have resigned themselves to the negative atmosphere surrounding them at the Tour de France.
Former Indianapolis 500 winner Ryan Hunter-Reay successfully defended his title by leading a 1-2-3 USA podium sweep Saturday at the Iowa Corn 300 IndyCar race.
It took two replacement players, including Davis Cup stalwart Lleyton Hewitt, to help restore some pride to Australian tennis.