Monday, August 24, 2015
After two years of uncertainty, Usain Bolt produced his biggest clutch performance to beat rival Justin Gatlin on Sunday in the 100-meter final at the world championships with a lunge at the line.
Jessica Ennis-Hill was on the brink of adding world heptathlon gold to her Olympic title on Sunday, as Spain's Miguel Angel Lopez broke Chinese hearts in the men's 20-kilometer walk.
A late Henry Pyrgos try handed Scotland a 16-12 victory over Italy in a World Cup warm-up that will keep both sides guessing as they continue to build toward this fall's showpiece in England.
The head of sailing's governing body threatened Saturday to move all Olympic sailing events out of polluted Guanabara Bay unless the water is cleaner and floating rubbish is removed for next year's Rio Games.
Taiwan defeated Puerto Rico 6-0 in the 2015 Junior League Baseball World Series in Michigan on Saturday, finishing at the top of the international group and advancing to the final, which will be held Sunday.
Taiwanese golfer Candie Kung scored a 1-under par 71 to tie for the third-round lead, with Lydia Ko, in the Canadian Pacific Women's Open in Vancouver, Canada, on Saturday.
Sunday, August 23, 2015
World No. 1 Novak Djokovic brushed aside Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka in straight sets to advance to the semifinals of the ATP and WTA Cincinnati Masters Friday.
Sevilla managed to draw at Malaga 0-0 Friday despite losing Steven N'Zonzi in a mistake-filled opening match of the Spanish league season.