Saturday, March 1, 2014
Grand Slam record-holder Roger Federer earned another showdown with defending champion Novak Djokovic by outplaying Lukas Rosol 6-2, 6-2 to reach the semifinals of the Dubai Open on Thursday.
New Zealand phenomenon Lydia Ko, 16, said she was trying to put soaring expectations out of her mind as she makes the difficult adjustment to life as a professional golfer.
Mexico's Sergio Perez took his Force India to top place in pre-season testing at Bahrain's Sakhir circuit on Thursday while world champions Red Bull's winter woes continued.
Karrie Webb recovered from a back-nine lapse to card a 3-under 69 and maintain her lead at the HSBC Women's Champions after Friday's second round.
On the course where Rory McIlroy first rose to No. 1, he looked as if he might be headed in that direction again on Thursday.
Great Britain retained their women's team pursuit world crown Thursday, rallying to vanquish Canada to claim Britain's first gold of the 2014 track cycling World Championships.
World champion James Magnussen said Friday Stilnox was not an issue among current Australian swimmers in the wake of Grant Hackett seeking treatment for addiction to the prescription drug.
Friday, February 28, 2014
Real Madrid staked its claim as the main challenger to Bayern Munich's supremacy in Europe with a 6-1 rout of Schalke on Wednesday.
Fernando Torres scored a valuable away goal for Chelsea in a 1-1 draw at Galatasaray in the Champions League on Wednesday, but the Premier League side left Istanbul frustrated at its failure to build on its superior start.
Kyrie Irving scored 14 of his 31 points in the fourth quarter to help the Cleveland Cavaliers beat Oklahoma City 114-104 Wednesday night, giving the Thunder their third straight loss since the All-Star break.