Saturday, April 18, 2015
Five-time world champion Ronnie O'Sullivan has labeled English rival Judd Trump the favorite to win the 2015 World Championship, which starts on Saturday.
Michael Phelps won the 100-meter butterfly at his first meet in eight months Thursday night, beginning his push to compete at a fifth Olympics next year.
FINA president Julio Maglione travels business class but gets no salary, the world swimming federation said Friday as it became the first major sport to answer calls by the Olympic leader for greater transparency.
Thousands of dead fish have washed up over the past week in a lagoon in Rio de Janeiro that will host rowing and canoeing events at next year's Olympic Games.
Taiwanese basketball player Chang Tsung-hsien (張宗憲) has signed a contract to officially join a Philippines professional basketball team to play for the upcoming Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Governors Cup next month, a local newspaper said yesterday.
Friday, April 17, 2015
Lionel Messi set up Neymar's opener and Luis Suarez scored twice to give Barcelona a 3-1 victory against a struggling Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday that leaves the four-time champion with one foot in the Champions League semifinals.
Goal-scorer Ricardo Quaresma hailed Porto's shock 3-1 quarterfinal, first leg, win over Bayern Munich on Wednesday as a night to remember to leave them on the verge of the semifinals.
Anthony Davis had 31 points and 13 rebounds as the New Orleans Pelicans earned their first playoff berth since 2011 with a 108-103 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday.
Mike Trout had three hits, scored twice and drove in a run to back another win in Texas for Hector Santiago as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Rangers 10-2 in a series finale Wednesday.
Brock Nelson scored twice, Josh Bailey and Ryan Strome added goals, and Jaroslav Halak made 24 saves as the New York Islanders beat the Washington Capitals 4-1 in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference playoff series Wednesday.