October 26, 2015

Bahrain’s state news agency says AFC boss Sheikh Salman files for FIFA presidential race

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates(AP) _ Bahrain’s state news agency says Asian Football Confederation President Sheikh Salman bin Ibrahim Al Khalifa has formally launched his bid to […]
October 21, 2015

Serena Williams, Andy Murray to open 2016 season at Hopman Cup ahead of Australian Open

PERTH, Australia  (AP)_ Top-ranked Serena Williams will combine with Jack Sock once again when she opens her 2016 tennis season at the Hopman Cup tournament in […]
October 21, 2015

Tiger Woods hasn’t started recovery from back surgery, wants to play into his 40s

By Carlos Rodriguez THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MEXICO CITY _ Tiger Woods is facing what he calls a long and tedious recovery from another back surgery and […]
October 21, 2015

2016 Copa America could move forward after marketing deals with Datisa end

MIAMI (AP) _ The proposed Copa America Centenario in the United States could get back on track after soccer’s governing bodies for both South America and […]
October 21, 2015

Dodgers claim pitcher Bonilla from Texas, place him on 60 day DL after Tommy John surgery

LOS ANGELES (AP)_ The Dodgers claimed pitcher Lisalverto Bonilla from the Texas Rangers and placed him on the 60-day disabled list while he recovers from Tommy […]
October 21, 2015

West Indies great Sobers says player preference for T20 is cause for Caribbean cricket decline

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) _ West Indies great Garfield Sobers thinks the increasing player preference for Twenty20 leagues over conventional formats of the game has contributed […]
October 20, 2015

ICC withdraws Pakistan umpire Dar from India South Africa series after “extremist” threat

NEW DELHI (AP)_ The International Cricket Council on Monday withdrew umpire Aleem Dar of Pakistan from the remainder of the limited-overs series between India and South […]
October 20, 2015

City’s Navas faces Sevilla reunion in Champions League; Juventus hosts last place ‘Gladbach

By Daniella Matar THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MILAN _ Sevilla will find a familiar face on its trip to northern England. Manchester City midfielder Jesus Navas will […]
October 20, 2015

Kelly’s dunk with 2 seconds left gives Lakers 104 102win over Blazers

By Joe Resnick THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES _ Ryan Kelley drove the lane for a tiebreaking dunk off an inbounds play with 2 seconds remaining, […]
October 20, 2015

FIFA presidential election to go ahead in February as uncertainty surrounds Platini candidacy

By Rob Harris And Graham Dunbar THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ZURICH _ FIFA decided Tuesday to keep its presidential election date in February as uncertainty surrounded Michel […]
October 19, 2015

ICC chief sees possibility of green yellow balls being in test matches during bad light

LONDON (AP)_ The head of cricket’s ruling body says that “greeny yellow” balls could be used in test matches when bad light threatens to end the […]
October 19, 2015

campaign says ex Trinidad & Tobago captain submitted presidential candidacy to FIFA

By Rob Harris THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BERNE, Switzerland _ David Nakhid’s campaign team says the former Trinidad and Tobago captain has submitted his candidacy to FIFA […]