• RI grabs first bronze in Youth Olympics

    Weightlifter Putri Dewi Safitri won the Indonesian team’s first bronze in the Youth Olympic Games in Singapore on Tuesday.

  • France World Cup players summoned for explanation

    The French Football Federation has summoned five players for a disciplinary hearing regarding their roles in the national team's infamous strike at the World Cup.

  • Man United begins season by beating Newcastle 3-0

    Manchester United began its bid for a record-breaking 19th English league title by cruising to a 3-0 victory over promoted Newcastle on Monday.

  • Israel wins taekwondo gold after Iran withdrawal

    Politics threatened to overshadow the inaugural Youth Olympic Games after an Iranian athlete cited injury before withdrawing from the boys taekwondo final against an Israeli athlete on the first full day of competition.

  • Kaymer wins PGA in playoff; Johnson out on penalty

    Martin Kaymer of Germany won his first major in a playoff Sunday at a PGA Championship that will be remembered as much for the player who finished fifth.

  • Murray beats Federer to take Toronto title

    Andy Murray beat Roger Federer 7-5, 7-5 to defend his Rogers Cup title on Sunday in an ideal warmup for the U.S. Open.

  • Clijsters rallies to win Cincinnati Women's Open

    U.S. Open champion Kim Clijsters overcame a rain delay and fended off three match points to rally for a 2-6, 7-6 (4), 6-2 victory over No. 15 Maria Sharapova to win the $2 million Cincinnati Womens' Open on Sunday.

  • Lorenzo wins Czech MotoGP

    World championship leader Jorge Lorenzo has won the Czech MotoGP in his seventh victory of the season.

  • Liverpool owners will not be rushed into sale

    Liverpool's owners will not be rushed into selling the team and will carefully review the undisclosed number of bids, managing director Christian Purslow said Sunday.
    The financially troubled club was put up for sale by Tom Hicks and George Gillett Jr. in April, but Purslow sai that none of the prospective bidders had provided proof of funding.

  • Japan's Sato wins first gold in Youth Olympics

    The first gold medal winner in the Youth Olympics is a seasoned veteran.

  • Clijsters, Sharapova play for Cincinnati title

    Maria Sharapova slogged through three sets while Kim Clijsters needed only 12 minutes on Saturday to set up a final match at the Cincinnati Open.

  • Federer to meet Murray in Rogers Cup final

    Roger Federer has advanced to the Rogers Cup final with 6-1, 3-6, 7-5 victory over Novak Djokovic.

  • Murray defeats Nadal in Rogers Cup semis

    Andy Murray defeated top-ranked Rafael Nadal of Spain 6-3, 6-4 in the semifinals of the Rogers Cup on Saturday.

  • Bremen rejects Real Madrid offer for Oezil

    Werder Bremen's manager says his club has rejected an offer from Real Madrid for Germany World Cup star Mesut Oezil.

  • Pedrosa clinches pole for Czech MotoGP

    The Spanish Honda rider, who also dominated the practice session earlier in the day, covered the 5.403-meter (3.358-mile) Brno circuit in 1 minute, 56.508 seconds on Saturday.

  • Splash and dash

  • Rogge says Youth Olympics ready to go

    Comparing himself with an expectant father, IOC president Jacques Rogge said he was eager to see the Youth Olympics finally come to life Saturday and is optimistic the event will be a success.

  • Hall of fame

  • Ronaldinho commits himself to AC Milan

    Ronaldinho says he is fully dedicated to AC Milan following an offseason filled with transfer speculation.

  • Sunset swinger