Monday, January 4, 2016
Australia took the upper hand by reducing the West Indies to 207-6 after a rain-affected first day of the third test at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) on Sunday.
Larry Gordon, who helped turn surfing into a mainstream sport with the foam boards he created at his California company, has died. He was 76.
Thursday, December 31, 2015
One of the smallest yachts in the Sydney to Hobart race emerged Wednesday as a favorite to win overall honors in the rugged blue ocean classic.
Wednesday, December 30, 2015
Allrounder Mitchell Marsh claimed four wickets as Australia broke up a defiant West Indies second innings to claim a 177-run win Tuesday in the second test to retain the Frank Worrell Trophy.
A battle was under way Tuesday in becalmed waters for the overall winner of the Sydney to Hobart race after American supermaxi Comanche took line honors in Australia's grueling classic.
Saturday, December 26, 2015
Mountaineer Kei Taniguchi fell to her death while climbing this week in the snowy Daisetsuzan range in northern Japan's Hokkaido. She was 43.
Trainer Colin Tizzard hopes it's a case of fourth time's the charm for Cue Card, his rejuvenated chaser who faces an all-star cast in the King George VI Chase at Kempton on Saturday.
Friday, December 25, 2015
The international ski federation is banning camera drones from its World Cup races after one of the flying objects crashed and nearly hit Austrian skier Marcel Hirscher during a slalom in Italy.
Monday, December 21, 2015
Kane Williamson had New Zealand on the brink of victory after a spectacular Sri Lanka collapse on the third day of the second Test in Hamilton on Sunday.
Swiss skier Lara Gut narrowly beat countrywoman Fabienne Suter to win a World Cup downhill race Saturday, while American Lindsey Vonn skied off course while chasing a record-equaling win.