Sunday, August 4, 2013
American star Ryan Lochte claimed two gold medals to take his career world championship tally to 15 as teammate Missy Franklin's bid to win seven golds in Barcelona unraveled on Friday.
Russia's Yuliya Efimova admitted she was shocked to break the women's 50m breaststroke world record on Saturday morning, the fourth record to fall at these world swimming championships in Barcelona.
Spain beat Australia 8-6 Friday to become the first host country to be crowned world champion in women's water polo.
Thursday, August 1, 2013
Taiwanese billiards player Chou Chieh-yu clinched the gold medal in the women's pool event at the 2013 World Games in Cali, Colombia Tuesday, after defeating South Korea's Kim Ga Young 9-8 in the final.
Sunday, July 8, 2012
A Taiwanese pool team defeated Japan 4-0 Friday to clinch first place at the 2012 World Pool Team Championship in Beijing.
Sunday, May 13, 2012
Michael Phelps easily beat Ryan Lochte in their last race Friday before the U.S. Olympic trials, yet that was still not good enough to win.
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
Ronnie O'Sullivan won the 2012 World Snooker Championship after beating Ali Carter 18-11 in the final at the Crucible Theatre on Monday.
Sunday, April 1, 2012
Michael Phelps slashed more than four seconds off his season-best time in the 400-meter individual medley on Friday at the Indianapolis Grand Prix, and said he may reverse his earlier decision to skip the event at the London Olympics.
Sunday, December 18, 2011
Missy Franklin took a break from studying for her high school exams to anchor a world-record time in the very first race of the night.
Five-time Olympic Games gold medalist Ian Thorpe finished 16th in the 100m freestyle at the Italian Winter Open meet on Friday in the Australian's first long course outing in six years.