Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Wilson Kipsang, a former world-record holder, needed to force himself to slow down.
Taiwanese badminton player Chou Tien-chen (周天成) managed to efend his title in the men's singles at the Bitburger Badminton Open 2014 in Germany Monday (Taipei time), securing his third consecutive victory in the Grand Prix Gold event.
Daredevil Nik Wallenda wowed the world with back-to-back walks on a tightrope between Chicago skyscrapers without a safety net or a harness, performing one of them blindfolded, as a crowd gasped and cheered.
Saturday, November 1, 2014
Austrian rider Matthias Brandle broke cycling's historic hour record on Thursday after covering a distance of 51.852 kilometers at the UCI Velodrome.
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Chou Tien-chen established himself as Taiwan's premier badminton player Sunday, when he upset his Chinese opponent and won Taiwan's first men's singles title in the BWF World Superseries.
Sunday, October 26, 2014
Former 800-meter world champion Mbulaeni Mulaudzi was killed in a car crash on Friday while traveling to an athletics meet, the spokesman for South African President Jacob Zuma said.
Tatsuki Machida of Japan won the Skate America men's short program with a dominant performance on Friday.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Taiwan's Luo Hsiao-hung won a gold medal in women's 100m breaststroke event by clocking 2:10.51 at the Asian Para Games in Incheon, South Korea Sunday.
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
The head of world gymnastics, who helped devise an open-ended scoring system, is pushing for a rule change to bring artistry back to the sport now increasingly laden with acrobatics to gain high points.
Eliud Kipchoge had an ear-to-ear grin while he ran away with the Chicago Marathon. Minutes later, Rita Jeptoo raised her arms and sunk to her knees after she repeated as women's champion.