Thursday, August 27, 2015
Top seed Gilles Simon of France was upset by the United Kingdom's Aljaz Bedene, while two other high seeds survived upset bids on Tuesday during second-round play at the Winston-Salem Open.
After anxiety over taxpayer costs helped cripple Boston's 2024 Olympic bid, organizers in potential stand-in Los Angeles disclosed a budget Tuesday that shows the city holding a US$161 million surplus after staging events from Santa Monica beaches to the Hollywood Hills.
Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin set up the sequel to their world championship sprint showdown on Wednesday, both winning their semifinal heats in the 200 meters.
South African Wayde van Niekerk scorched to a remarkable victory in the men's 400 meters at the world championships in Beijing on Wednesday.
Mo Farah's bid to defend his double world distance titles almost came unstuck on Wednesday as he was tripped coming into the final 200 meters of his 5,000-meter heat.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
St. Louis turned four double plays in pulling off a 5-3 win at Arizona on Monday, retaining a 3-1/2 game lead in the race for top spot in the National League Central Division.
Eibar won 3-1 at 10-man Granada on Monday to make a promising start to the modest Basque club's second season in the Spanish League.
After Petr Cech's opening-day blunders proved so costly for Arsenal, the veteran goalkeeper demonstrated against Liverpool on Monday why he will be an asset rather than a liability for his new team.
A lawyer for the former president of South America's soccer confederation is requesting a Paraguayan judge to throw out a request by U.S. prosecutors to extradite him to the United States where he has been charged in a corruption scandal.
The PGA Tour announced an overhaul for the format of the Presidents Cup on Monday, bowing to calls to reduce the total number of points on offer despite opposition from the United States team.