ALTO DE CAPILEIRA, Spain: Dutch rider Bert Jan Lindeman won Friday’s seventh stage of Spain’s Vuelta at La Alpujarra summit during a first stage in the mountains which proved gruelling for Britain’s C
NEW HAVEN: Four-time champion Caroline Wozniacki and two-time defending champ Petra Kvitova on Thursday set up a mouthwatering semifinal showdown at the US Open tune-up event at New Haven.
BEIJING: Dutch flier Dafne Schippers completed her transformation from heptathlete to world champion sprinter when she ran the fourth fastest 200 meters of all time to win by a nose at the Bird’s Nest
BARCELONA: Barcelona’s Brazil forward Neymar could play a part in Saturday’s La Liga match at home to Malaga after completing his recovery from illness, coach Luis Enrique said on Friday.
MONACO: UEFA President Michel Platini remained tightlipped on the FIFA presidency campaign in his first public address on Friday since announcing his candidature for the top job in world football.
MONACO: Five-time European champions Liverpool face a stern test of their continental experience after drawing former French champions Bordeaux and Russia’s Rubin Kazan in the Europa League group stag
TOKYO: Japan’s government has approved a plan to reduce the seating and slash the construction cost of the main stadium for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after public opposition to the initial design.
ASTANA, Kazakhstan: Veteran Gevrise Emane turned back the clock to win her third world title as a wave of young pretenders led by Japan’s Mami Umeki swept the world judo championships in Kazakhstan on
COLOMBO: Sri Lanka gave India a scare before bad weather washed out a major part of the opening day’s play in the series-deciding third and final Test in Colombo on Friday.
SAN FRANCISCO: San Francisco’s Kelby Tomlinson hit a grand slam with his first career home run to help the Giants beat the Chicago Cubs 9-1 on Thursday, tightening the race between the two teams for t
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