Thursday, December 18, 2014
The United States Olympic Committee announced Tuesday it will bid to host the 2024 Summer Games, but the candidate city won't be selected until early next year.
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Malaysia's seven-time women's world squash champion Nicol David overcame a tough early challenge before seeing off plucky Egyptian teenager Yathreb Adel 11-9, 11-6, 11-3 in their world championships first round clash in Cairo on Monday.
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Australia, under new captain Steve Smith, take a one-nil series lead over India into Wednesday's second Test in Brisbane where they have not lost a Test in 26 years.
Monday, December 15, 2014
Germany and Pakistan have risen from last in the pool stage to meet in the Champions Trophy field hockey final 20 years after their last title showdown.
Team coach Darren Lehmann said Sunday he doubts injured skipper Michael Clarke has played his last game for Australia.
Sunday, December 14, 2014
Latvia's Martins Dukurs and brother Tomass Dukurs swept the first two spots of the World Cup men's skeleton in the season-opening event on Friday.
Martina Sablikova handed Olympic champion Ireen Wust her first 3,000-meter defeat of the speedskating World Cup season Friday in a thrilling head-to-head confrontation.
Spinner Nathan Lyon took seven second-innings wickets and 12 for the match as Australia pulled off a stunning 48-run win over India on Saturday in the first test at the Adelaide Oval.
Friday, December 12, 2014
The Astana team of Tour de France winner Vincenzo Nibali has been put on probation to retain its top-tier racing status next season after a series of doping cases.
India's stand-in captain Virat Kohli helped the tourists to 223-3 at tea Thursday on the third day of the first test against Australia.