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  • Focus

    Ekaterina Makarova, of Russia, returns a shot against Eugenie Bouchard, of Canada, during the fourth round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, on Monday in New York. Makarova won 7-6 (2), 6-4. (AP/John Minchillo)

  • Man United signs Falcao loan with option to buy

    Manchester United signed Radamel Falcao on loan from Monaco early Tuesday in a coup by the struggling club on the final day of the summer transfer window.

  • Murray beats Tsonga in 3 long sets at US Open

    An hour-and-a-half into his stay at the U.S. Open, Andy Murray had to wonder whether it would end quickly.

  • Hernandez joins Madrid, Valencia gets Negredo

    Real Madrid signed Javier Hernandez and Valencia acquired Alvaro Negredo on the final day of the transfer market in Spain, with both strikers arriving on loan deals with purchase options Monday.

  • Wins for Barbarians, WPP-India XI and Mavecrics

    In the latest weekend action in the Apple Coal JCA League 2014-15, Jakarta Barbarians continued their impressive start to their first season in the top flight with a well-compiled 20-run victory over GMIS on Saturday. In the Sunday action, WPP-INDIA XI recorded a close three-wicket victory over Menara while Mavecrics edged out Senayan Tigers by just one wicket in a thrilling finish.

  • Falcao heading to Man United on loan

    Radamel Falcao is set to join Manchester United on loan after the Premier League club agreed to a loan deal with Monaco, a person with knowledge of the deal said Monday.

  • Berlin, Hamburg tussle for German Olympic bid

    Berlin and Hamburg have presented low-cost models with contrasting approaches in bids to become Germany's candidate city for the 2024 or 2028 Olympics.

  • Say cheese!

    (From left) Indonesia’s bronze medalist Tommy Sugiarto, Denmark’s bronze medalist Viktor Axelsen, China’s gold medalist Chen Long and Malaysia’s silver medalist Lee Chong Wei at the podium after the men's singles final match at the World Badminton Championships at Ballerup Arena, Denmark, on Sunday. (AP /Jens Dresling)

  • Hooray, I did it!

    Spain's Marc Marquez of Repsol Honda celebrates on the podium after winning the MotoGP British Grand Prix, at Silverstone, England, on Sunday. (AP/Rui Vieira)

  • Ernst wins LPGA's Portland Classic in playoff

    Austin Ernst won the LPGA Tour's Portland Classic on Sunday with a par on the first hole of a playoff against South Korea's I.K. Kim.

  • Madrid stunned 4-2 at Sociedad, Barcelona wins

    Real Madrid collapsed after leading by two goals to lose 4-2 at Real Sociedad in the Spanish league on Sunday, with the European champions left rudderless without the injured Cristiano Ronaldo.

  • Ferrer out in first big upset among men at US Open

    Gilles Simon felt cheated by the weatherman.

  • Wozniacki outlasts Sharapova, in US Open quarters

    Caroline Wozniacki trusts her stamina so much that she plans to return to New York in two months to run a marathon.

  • Atletico hangs on to beat promoted Eibar 2-1

    Atletico Madrid held on to beat Eibar 2-1 on Saturday to record an unconvincing first win of the Spanish league season as the defending champions continue to struggle without suspended coach Diego Simeone.

  • Wimbledon champ Kvitova out at US Open

    Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova was stunned in the third round of the U.S. Open by a scrambling, moon-balling qualifier ranked No. 145.

  • Isner loses to Kohlschreiber in US Open 3rd round

    Once again, John Isner's trip to Flushing Meadows ended in the third round. Once again, it happened with a loss to Germany's Philipp Kohlschreiber at that stage.

  • Wild Chelsea win capitalizes on City slip-up

    Chelsea showed off its new-found attacking sparkle in a 6-3 win over Everton on a day Manchester City lost its cutting edge to slip to a surprise first defeat in its Premier League title defense.

  • Senna looking for back-to-back win

    Securing a top place at Sepang, Malaysia, two weeks ago, has boosted Indonesia’s karting driver M. Senna Noor ahead of this weekend’s race at Sentul International Circuit in Bogor, West Java.

  • RI pairs falter at BWF event

    Four Indonesian pairs in the quarterfinal round failed to advance further on Friday, leaving Tommy Sugiarto the only representative of the team in contention at the BWF World Championship in Copenhagen.

  • Urawa Reds stay top in J-League

    Urawa Reds cemented its top spot in the J-League with a 4-0 demolition of neighbor Omiya Ardija on Saturday, while Gamba Osaka thrashed Albirex Niigata in a 5-0 home win.