Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Taiwanese athlete Lin Tzu-chi (林子琦) yesterday broke the world record for women's under-63-kilogram weightlifting with a combined score of 261 kilograms, winning the national team another gold medal at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.
Danny Duffy pitched six shutout innings for his first win in more than a month as the Kansas City Royals moved closer to the top of the AL Central and kept some distance over Cleveland in the wild-card race, beating the Indians 2-0 on Monday night.
The Chicago Bears took advantage of early mistakes by the sloppy New York Jets, then held on for a 27-19 victory Monday night.
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Monday the league will review its policies on domestic violence, trying to head off the kind of crisis now facing the NFL.
India's lone individual Olympic gold medalist Abhinav Bindra ended his career as a full-time shooter on Tuesday by winning two bronze medals at the Asian Games, saying it was time to take it easy.
China beat South Korea to take women's team badminton gold at the Asian Games Monday after a fierce battle that saw Korea's top seed break down in tears at her defeat.
Malaysia's world number one Nicol David fought back from a game down to overcome compatriot Low Wee Wern and take the Asian Games women's squash gold on Tuesday.
Olympic champion Bradley Wiggins is confident he can dethrone reigning three-time titlist Tony Martin when the world championship timetrial takes place in Ponferrada on Wednesday.
Without its naturalized center Quincy Davis, Taiwan national basketball team proved no match for the much taller team from Kazakhstan yesterday as the team lost by six points at the Asian Games held at Incheon, South Korea.
Hsieh Su-wei (謝淑薇) and Chan Yung-jan (詹詠然) rarely play together and had a highly publicized dust-up before the Asian Games, but that hasn't stopped them from putting Taiwan within a match of winning gold in the women's tennis team competition at the Games.