Saturday, August 30, 2014
Jamaica's Veronica Campbell-Brown has her eyes firmly fixed on next year's world athletics championships in Beijing after claiming her first win at a Diamond League meet since her doping controversy in Zurich on Thursday.
Taiwanese tennis players made progress in the doubles competition of the U.S. Open Thursday, with Hsieh Su-wei, and her Chinese partner Peng Shuai, as well as the Chan sisters, making it to the second round of the women's doubles.
Friday, August 29, 2014
The Los Angeles Angels maintained their narrow lead atop the American League standings by beating Miami 6-1 on Wednesday, with Mike Trout hitting his 30th home run of the season to tie his career high.
Bulgarian club Ludogorets reached the Champions League group stage for the first time Wednesday when a defender saved two penalties in a shootout after the team's goalkeeper was sent off late in extra time.
French Open champion Maria Sharapova and Australian Open winner Stan Wawrinka survived some shaky moments Wednesday to book their third-round berths at the U.S. Open.
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Five-time champions Roger Federer and Serena Williams reached the U.S. Open second round on Tuesday, but found themselves sharing the headlines with teenage upstarts CiCi Bellis and Borna Coric.
Pittsburgh pinch-hitter Ike Davis launched a tiebreaking, three-run homer in the eighth inning that lifted the Pirates to a vital 5-2 win over St. Louis on Wednesday and boosted their fragile playoff hopes.
In just his third match in charge of Manchester United, Louis van Gaal oversaw one of the most humiliating losses in the club's illustrious history on Tuesday.