NEW YORK: Los Angeles and the US Olympic Committee have struck a deal that will make the city America’s 2024 Olympic bidder pending approval by the city council next week.
BERLIN: Germany star Thomas Mueller scored twice as Bayern Munich went back to the top of the Bundesliga table on Saturday with a 3-0 home win over Bayer Leverkusen.
BEIJING: Usain Bolt is perfect yet again.
LONDON: Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho suffered only his second Premier League defeat at Stamford Bridge as Crystal Palace clinched a shock 2-1 win over the spluttering champions on Saturday.
NEW YORK: Rainouts at Arthur Ashe Stadium will be history after this year’s US Open, thanks to a new retractable roof whose 5,000-ton steel structure looms over the huge tennis venue.
WINSTON-SALEM, United States: South Africa’s Kevin Anderson booked his place in the final of the Winston-Salem Open here on Friday, defeating unseeded Tunisian Malek Jaziri in straight sets.
NEW HAVEN: Second-seeded defending champion Petra Kvitova defeated four-time winner Caroline Wozniacki on Friday to set up an all-Czech final against Lucie Safarova at the WTA hardcourt tournament in
MURCIA, Spain: Belgian Jasper Stuyven took victory on the eighth stage of Spain’s Vuelta on a day dominated by high-profile crashes.
LONDON: Defending world champion Marc Marquez rode his Honda to pole position for Sunday’s British MotoGP at Silverstone on Saturday as he continues his quest to catch championship leaders Jorge Loren
ASTANA, Kazakhstan: Teddy Riner of France won the gold medal in the over 100kg category at the world judo championships in Astana on Saturday, defeating Ryu Shichinohe of Japan in the final.
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