June 8, 2015

Nadal falls to 10th in rankings, worst in a decade; French Open champ Wawrinka rises to No. 4

PARIS _ Rafael Nadal’s loss in the French Open quarterfinals has dropped him three places to No. 10 in the ATP rankings, his lowest spot since […]
June 8, 2015

Starc claims 4 28 as West Indies collapse to nine wicket defeat in 1st test vs Australia

ROSEAU, Dominica (AP) _ Mitchell Starc claimed 4-28 to trigger a West Indies collapse and spur Australia to a nine-wicket victory just before close on the third […]
June 8, 2015

In letter, South African soccer official asks FIFA to channel funds to projects tied to Warner

By Lynsey Chutel THE ASSOCIATED PRESS JOHANNESBURG _ A South African newspaper on Friday published a 2007 letter linking the country’s chief World Cup organizer to […]
June 8, 2015

Canadian men learn Noreth American Olympic rugby sevens qualifying road

TORONTO (AP) _ The Canadian men have been placed in a pool with the Bahamas, Cayman Islands, Guyana and Trinidad and Tobago for the opening round of […]
June 8, 2015

Gatlin Powell Gay: 3 fastest men this year to race in 100 at Athletissima Diamond League meet

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) _ The three fastest men in the world this year are set to race each other in the 100 metres at the Athletissima Diamond […]
June 5, 2015

The Latest: Warner says he’ll prove link between FIFA and Trinidad’s 2010 elections

Former FIFA vice-president Jack Warner made a televised address in Trinidad on Wednesday night, saying he will prove a link between soccer’s governing body and his […]
June 5, 2015

The Latest: Wawrinka leads Tsonga 2 1 in sets in their French Open semifinal

PARIS _ 4:10 p.m. Stan Wawrinka was one set away from the French Open final after edging a tight third set 7-6 (3) against home favourite […]
June 5, 2015

Justin Gatlin wins 100 in 9.75 at Golden Gala in Rome; Sally Pearson injured in 100 hurdles

By Andrew Dampf THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ROME _ Justin Gatlin came within 0.01 seconds of his world-leading time in the 100 metres, clocking 9.75 at the […]
June 5, 2015

‘He is our Robin Hood’: In Trinidad, former FIFA vice president Jack Warner remains popular

By Tim Reynolds THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad _ In one moment, Jack Warner is on TV telling his countrymen he fears for his life. An […]
June 3, 2015

Dutch athlete Schippers to focus on sprinting instead of heptathlon ahead of worlds, Olympics

By Mike Corder And Raf Casert THE ASSOCIATED PRESS THE HAGUE, Netherlands _ Dafne Schippers will focus on sprinting instead of the heptathlon as she aims […]
June 3, 2015

With leading 100 and 200 times, Justin Gatlin says he not Bolt is the man to beat for now

ROME _ With the world-leading times in the 100 and 200 metres this year, Justin Gatlin says he _ not Usain Bolt _ is the man […]
June 3, 2015

Day after decision to resign, FIFA president Blatter back to work at headquarters amid crisis

By Graham Dunbar THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ZURICH _ A day after announcing his decision to resign, Sepp Blatter was back at work at FIFA headquarters on […]
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