Monday, July 27, 2015
Half of the Cuban men's field hockey team at the Pan American Games in Toronto defected to the United States, a player and sources close to the Cuban delegation said Saturday.
The United States clinched its first FIVB World Grand Prix Finals championship since 2012 Saturday night by defeating the two-time defending champion Brazil.
Fighting off windy and choppy conditions, Haley Anderson of the U.S. defended her title in the 5-kilometer open water race to claim the first medal of the FINA world swimming championships Saturday.
Michelle Obama welcomed thousands of athletes with intellectual disabilities to the Special Olympic World Games o+n Saturday during a festive opening ceremony filled with cheers, songs and praise for their courage and determination.
Seventy years after the end of World War II, Berlin from Monday hosts the European Maccabi Games, dubbed the Jewish Olympics, at the site of the 1936 "Nazi Games."
Chinese Taipei pole vault contender Yeh Yao-wen (葉耀文) was forced to throw in the towel due to the lack of a pole meeting regulations on Friday in this year's IAAF World Youth Athletics Championships in Cali, Colombia.
Tsao Chin-hui (曹錦輝), the first Taiwanese pitcher to play in the major league in the United States, was optioned to Triple-A Oklahoma City after a poor performance in a relief call by the Los Angeles Dodgers in their game against the New York Mets in New York Saturday.
Taiwan scored its third straight win in the 2015 U-12 Baseball World Cup of the World Baseball and Softball Confederation (WBSC), beating Cuba 6-5 at Tainan Stadium in southern Taiwan Sunday in the opening round of the championship.
Sunday, July 26, 2015
Jamaica's "Reggae Boyz" have already made history as they enter Sunday's Gold Cup final against an underperforming Mexico side with much to explain even if it takes the trophy.
Houston's Scott Kazmir pitched seven strong innings in his first outing for the Astros, leading the visitors to a 4-0 win at Kansas City in Friday's clash of American League divisional leaders.