Friday, September 26, 2014
Hong Kong's Shek Wai-hung scooped an unexpected men's vault gold Thursday as South Korea's Olympic champion Yang Hak-Seon stumbled to silver on a night of slips and spills in the Asian Games gymnastics.
Iran's new star keirin rider earned himself a pass out of military service by snatching a surprise Asian Games cycling gold Thursday — reducing his relieved mum to tears.
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Pittsburgh clinched a spot in Major League Baseball's playoffs by winning 3-2 at Atlanta on Tuesday, with Gerrit Cole steering the Pirates to victory by retiring the final 17 hitters he faced.
French players Caroline Garcia and Alize Cornet made it through to the quarterfinals of the US$2.4 million WTA Wuhan Open Wednesday, and will fancy their chances in a tournament in which seeds have tumbled.
Austrlian Marinko Matosevic produced the first upset in the Malaysian Open on Tuesday when he downed eighth-seeded compatriot Nick Kyrgios 7-6 (7/4), 7-6 (7/3) in just over 90 minutes.
Liverpool beat Middlesbrough 14-13 in a marathon penalty shootout in the third round of the League Cup on Tuesday, after Arsenal and Everton both bowed out of the competition.
Cristiano Ronaldo made amends for conceding a penalty by scoring four times as he led Real Madrid to a 5-1 rout of Elche in the Spanish league on Tuesday.
Veteran comeback kid Lee Hyun-Il sealed victory as South Korea downed badminton giants China Tuesday to take gold in a thrilling five-match men's team final.
Narantuya Chuluunbadrakh became the first Mongolian to win a shooting gold medal in the Asian Games when she clinched the women's 50m rifle prone title on Wednesday.
China overtook North Korea at the top of the Asian Games weightlifting medals table Wednesday when world champion Xiang Yanmei comfortably saw off Ryo Un-Hui in the women's 69kg.