TOKYO: Ana Ivanovic charged the net repeatedly to overcome US Open finalist Caroline Wozniacki 6-2, 7-6 (7/2) in the final of the WTA Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo Sunday.
SINGAPORE: Lewis Hamilton took the lead in the Formula One drivers’ championship by winning the Singapore Grand Prix on Sunday, leapfrogging teammate Nico Rosberg who had to retire early with a gear-s
BEIJING: Two days after announcing the end of her momentous tennis career in an open letter to friends and fans, Li Na entered her farewell news conference with the appearance of somebody who had been
KUALA LUMPUR: Chapchai Nirat ended his five-year title drought when he held his nerve to roll in a putt at the first playoff hole and beat Filipino veteran Antonio Lascuna to win Asian Tour’s Selangor
KANSAS CITY, Missouri: Joe Nathan and the Detroit Tigers escaped a ninth-inning jam to hold off the Kansas City Royals 3-2 in Major League Baseball on Saturday and boost their AL Central lead.
SYDNEY: Australia all-rounder Shane Watson was Sunday ruled out of next month’s Test series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates with a calf injury.
RIYADH: Lahore Badshah eased past KFSH Blues by 27 runs in a second round match in the Al-Kharj Cricket League Twenty20 Cup organized by the Riyadh Cricket League.
INCHEON: Olympic boss Thomas Bach Saturday said future Games hosts would have to prove their “sustainability” and that there would be a shake-up of the bidding criteria.
INCHEON: North Korean pocket rocket Om Yun Chol broke his own weightlifting world record at the Asian Games on Saturday, while hosts South Korea matched powerhouse China’s gold medal haul with five on
MANCHESTER: Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini believes ending Chelsea’s 100 percent Premier League record would mean his side had made a decent start to their defense of the English title.
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