Monday, September 29, 2014
The UAE's Alia Saeed Mohammed ran a personal best to win the Asian Games women's 10,000 meters on Saturday and claim the first of an expected slew of medals for African-born athletes running for wealthy Gulf states.
India's star woman boxer M.C. Mary Kom is not surprised at the crowd support for her at the Asian Games. The sprightly 31-year-old acknowledges cheers from the stands and does not even mind being pushed around as her fans jostle with each other to get pictured with her.
Teenage steeplechaser Ruth Jebet had her Asian Games gold medal restored on appeal Sunday as dominant China passed 100 wins with a week's competition still to go.
China's Wang Yihan fought back from a game down to condemn badminton world number one teammate Li Xuerui to another shock defeat in the women's singles final at the Asian Games Sunday.
Team Taiwan got a boost from the victory of Pan Cheng-tsung in men's individual golf to snatch a gold medal in the team event Sunday at the Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.
Sunday, September 28, 2014
Washington secured top seed throughout the National League playoffs by beating Miami 4-0 in the opening game of their double-header on Friday.
Sitting behind a microphone in his New York Mets uniform, Bobby Abreu couldn't help but get choked up as he bid goodbye to the game he loves.
For the first time in eight years, Europe is ahead after the first full day of play at the Ryder Cup.
Abdulaziz al-Bishi scored an injury-time winner as Saudi Arabia beat Uzbekistan 3-2 at the Asian Games Friday, while North Korea, Iraq and United Arab Emirates eased into the last eight.
China dominated the Asian Games weightlifting and their toughest woman Zhou Lulu outshone the world's strongest man to round off a week of scintillating record-breaking action.