Saturday, October 3, 2015
Taiwan's Chuang Chih-yuan (莊智淵) topped Ho Kwan Kit of Hong Kong 4-1 Friday to advance to the semifinals of the men's singles at the 2015 ITTF Asian Table Tennis Championships in Pattaya, Thailand.
The New York Yankees clinched an American League wild-card spot Thursday night, ending a two-year absence from the postseason by beating the Boston Red Sox 4-1.
Franco Di Santo claimed a 17-minute hat trick Thursday as Schalke beat Asteras Tripoli 4-0 in the Europa League, while Borussia Dortmund, Liverpool, Tottenham, Ajax and Celtic were held to draws.
Craig Anderson made 40 saves, Mark Stone and Cody Ceci each had a goal and two assists and the visiting Ottawa Senators beat the Montreal Canadiens 5-2 in an exhibition game Thursday night.
Friday, October 2, 2015
Cristiano Ronaldo surpassed the 500-goal mark and Real Madrid hailed him as the club's all-time leading scorer on Wednesday, while Manchester United and Manchester City rebounded from opening losses to remain in contention in the Champions League.
St. Louis clinched its third straight National League Central title by splitting a double-header at nearest rival Pittsburgh on Wednesday, completing the NL playoff lineup.
World No. 1 Serena Williams announced Thursday her withdrawal from next week's China Open in Beijing and the WTA Finals in Singapore, ending her season.
Ireland have never reached a Rugby World Cup semifinal but former captain Keith Wood believes they can win the trophy if they beat France in their final pool match.
Australia will not take on wounded World Cup hosts England on Saturday with revenge on their minds, Wallabies coach Michael Cheika said.
Thursday, October 1, 2015
Taiwan won the 2015 Dafabet World Cup of Pool held in London, beating England B 10-8 in the race to 10 final.