Thursday, July 23, 2015
After a nearly decade-long doping prosecution, Barry Bonds emerged victorious on Tuesday when federal prosecutors dropped what was left of their criminal case against the Major League Baseball home runs leader.
Goals from Luis Suarez and Sergi Roberto lifted Barcelona to a 2-1 victory over the Los Angeles Galaxy on Tuesday that manager Luis Enrique called an encouraging start to the European Champions' North American tour.
Coach Louis van Gaal is mixing and matching his lineups and found few highlights worth mentioning from Manchester United's latest preseason victory.
Nerves are set to jangle in the Tour de France peloton on Wednesday with the hair-raising Col d'Allos descent awaiting them in the Alps.
Japan is on the hook to pay as much as US$50 million for its scrapped Olympic stadium even though not a single brick has been laid, officials and media said Wednesday.
The Orioles of the Major League Baseball of the United States are reported to offer a one-year US$16 million-plus contract to Taiwanese left-hander Wei-Yin Chen (陳偉殷) this offseason, according to a analysis published Monday by the daily Baltimore Sun.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Travis Ishikawa had three extra-base hits and drove in four runs to power the Pittsburgh Pirates past Kansas City 10-7 in an interleague match on Monday.
Australian football chief Frank Lowy has undergone brain surgery for a condition likely caused when he fell from the presentation stage after the A-League grand final, his Westfield company said Tuesday.
Australian surf champion Mick Fanning vowed Tuesday to return to the waves after a "miracle" escape from a shark attack, as he paid tribute to courageous mate Julian Wilson for rushing to help.
Formula One turned out in force on Tuesday to pay its last respects to Jules Bianchi at the 25-year-old French driver's funeral in his hometown of Nice.