Friday, September 26, 2014
On the face of it, Europe are ideally placed to extend their domination over the United States when the 40th staging of the Ryder Cup gets underway at Gleneagles on Friday.
Qatar's women's basketball team stood defiant over a ban on their Muslim headscarves Thursday as a second doping case and match-fixing fears overshadowed the Asian Games.
Liu Hao Thursday became the third Chinese male weightlifter in a row to pull out all the stops with the final lift of the competition and snatch an unlikely gold medal.
Hong Kong's Shek Wai-hung scooped an unexpected men's vault gold Thursday as South Korea's Olympic champion Yang Hak-Seon stumbled to silver on a night of slips and spills in the Asian Games gymnastics.
Iran's new star keirin rider earned himself a pass out of military service by snatching a surprise Asian Games cycling gold Thursday — reducing his relieved mum to tears.
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Pittsburgh clinched a spot in Major League Baseball's playoffs by winning 3-2 at Atlanta on Tuesday, with Gerrit Cole steering the Pirates to victory by retiring the final 17 hitters he faced.
French players Caroline Garcia and Alize Cornet made it through to the quarterfinals of the US$2.4 million WTA Wuhan Open Wednesday, and will fancy their chances in a tournament in which seeds have tumbled.
Austrlian Marinko Matosevic produced the first upset in the Malaysian Open on Tuesday when he downed eighth-seeded compatriot Nick Kyrgios 7-6 (7/4), 7-6 (7/3) in just over 90 minutes.
Liverpool beat Middlesbrough 14-13 in a marathon penalty shootout in the third round of the League Cup on Tuesday, after Arsenal and Everton both bowed out of the competition.