Monday, September 28, 2015
Springbok skipper Jean de Villiers has been ruled out of the Rugby World Cup after suffering a fracture to his jaw, an injury coach Heyneke Meyer described as a massive blow to the team.
Eliud Kipchoge failed in his bid to set a third straight world record at the Berlin marathon on Sunday after winning in an unofficial time of two hours, 04.01 minutes.
British star Lizzie Armitstead took her greatest career triumph Saturday, capturing the women's road race at the World Road Cycling Championships, and has her eyes on Rio Olympic gold next.
Taiwan's ultra marathon runner Tommy Chen (陳彥博) was crowned the champion of the 273-kilometer long Grand to Grand Ultra held in the U.S. on Sunday.
Sunday, September 27, 2015
Pittsburgh beat the Chicago Cubs 3-2 on Friday to widen the gap between the two teams in the provisional wild-card berths in the National League's, although other results meant the Cubs had the consolation of clinching a playoff spot.
Ingolstadt captain Marvin Matip scored on his 30th birthday to salvage a 1-1 draw for the promoted side at Cologne in the Bundesliga on Friday.
Valencia secured a much-needed 1-0 win over Granada in the Spanish league on Friday for its first home victory of the season.
David N'Gog missed a penalty but made amends by heading in a second-half winner as Reims provisionally moved to third place in the French league standings with a 1-0 win over Lille on Friday.
A Brazilian court has frozen assets of Barcelona star Neymar, his family and related businesses valued at 188.8 million Brazilian reals (US$48 million).
Orlando City's Cyle Larin netted a hat trick to break the Major League Soccer scoring record for a rookie and lead the visitor sot a 5-2 win at the New York Red Bulls on Friday.