Sunday, January 12, 2014
Defending champion Stephane Peterhansel drove to victory on the sixth stage of the Dakar Rally on Friday, but the race was overshadowed by the deaths of a motorcyclist, who was a father of five, and two journalists.
Olympic ski jumping champion Thomas Morgenstern of Austria was hospitalized Friday after suffering another serious crash during training at Tauplitz.
Saturday, January 11, 2014
To residents of 2016 Olympic hosts Rio it seems an eternity ago that the likes of Michael Johnson and Sergei Bubka strutted their stuff at the Celio Barros stadium, just next door to the famous Maracana.
Overall World Cup leader Maria Hoefl-Riesch has her work cut out this weekend if she wants to retain her top place amid strong challenges from her young rivals, four weeks out from the Olympics.
Olympic champion Hannah Kearney of the United States won the women's moguls in a freestyle World Cup at Deer Valley Ski Resort on Thursday.
Gracie Gold easily claimed the women's short program on the opening day of the U.S. figure skating championships on Thursday.
Monday, January 6, 2014
Lindsey Vonn has not skied for two weeks and will “most likely” skip next weekend's World Cup speed races in Austria, her head coach said on Saturday, leaving her status for the Sochi Olympics up in the air.
Australia completed a 5-0 Ashes clean sweep against England on Sunday as the tourists crumbled against a formidable pace attack to go down to a humiliating 281-run defeat in the fifth Test.
World No. 9 Chuang Chih-yuan of Taiwan fell just short of the title at an invitational men's table tennis tournament in Kaohsiung yesterday, losing 4-0 to Japanese player Jun Mizutani in the event's title match.
Sunday, January 5, 2014
Australia were closing in on a 5-0 Ashes sweep after demolishing England's batting and pushing their lead to 311 runs after just two days of the final Sydney Ashes Test on Saturday.