Monday, August 25, 2014
A Japanese wrestler-turned-politician hopes his vision of “sports diplomacy” can repair his country's fraught relationship with North Korea, as he prepares to host an extraordinary sporting event in Pyongyang.
Sunday, August 24, 2014
Derrick Rose earned a spot on the final 12-man U.S. roster of NBA stars for the Basketball World Cup after helping the Americans rip Puerto Rico 112-86 Friday.
So-yeon Ryu used a second straight bogey-free round to pull away at the Canadian Women's Open.
Defending champion Adam Scott made a run of four consecutive birdies and closed with a tap-in birdie to share the lead after Friday's second round of The Barclays PGA tournament.
Mike Goodes shot an 8-under 64 on Friday for a one-stroke lead in the Champions Tour's Boeing Classic.
Oakland beat the Los Angeles Angels 5-3 on Friday to slice the gap between the American League's top two teams to just one game, with Athletics pitcher Sonny Gray ending a month-long losing streak to steer the hosts to an important victory.
Uninspired Paris Saint-Germain sorely missed star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic as the defending champion drew 0-0 with lowly Evian in the French league on Friday.
Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova reached the finals of the Connecticut Open for the third straight year, beating Samantha Stosur 6-3, 6-1 on Friday.
Bayern Munich began the defense of its Bundesliga title on Friday by beating Wolfsburg 2-1 with goals from Thomas Mueller and Arjen Robben shortly before and after the interval.
Katie Ledecky smashed another world record as Michael Phelps won his first individual gold medal post-retirement at the Pan Pacific Championships in Australia on Saturday.