September 4, 2015

LaShawn Merritt beats world champion Wayde van Niekerk to win 400 at the Weltklasse Zurich

By Daniella Matar THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ZURICH _ LaShawn Merritt edged a thrilling finish in the 400 metres at the Weltklasse Zurich on Thursday, earning partial […]
September 4, 2015

Star sprinter Andre De Grasse forgoing endorsement dollars to return to USC

TORONTO (AP)_ Star Canadian sprinter Andre De Grasse has decided to return to college for his senior year, passing up a chance to immediately cash in […]
September 4, 2015

Argentina and Canada advanced to the second round of the Men*s Olympic qualifiers

By Carlos RodriGuez THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MEXICO CITY _ Luis Scola and Nicolas Laprovittola scored 11 points to lead Argentina to a 96-64 rout of Cuba […]
September 2, 2015

Serena Williams faces 110th ranked Kiki Bertens at US Open in next step toward Grand Slam

By Rachel Cohen THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ Serena Williams swung through her service motion with no ball to hit. Waiting for her injured opponent […]
September 2, 2015

Sri Lanka spinner Kaushal reported for suspected illegal bowling action after India test

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP)_ Sri Lankan off-spinner Tharindu Kaushal has been reported for a suspected illegal bowling action at the end of the third cricket test […]
September 2, 2015

Durban awarded 2022 Commonwealth Games, becomes 1st African host

AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP)_ Durban in South Africa will host the 2022 Commonwealth Games, becoming the first African city to be awarded the four-yearly multi-sports event. […]
September 2, 2015

Central Michigan, QB Rush have Oklahoma State’s attention after wild Bahamas Bowl finish

By Cliff Brunt THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The final quarter of Central Michigan’s 2014 season has Oklahoma State’s attention heading into their matchup on Thursday night. The […]
September 1, 2015

ICC suspends Ishant Sharma and Dinesh Chandimal for on field spat, 2 others fined

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka _ India bowler Ishant Sharma and Sri Lanka batsman Dinesh Chandimal have been given one-match suspensions by cricket’s governing body while two other […]
September 1, 2015

United States defeats Cuba in straight sets at women’s volleyball World Cup

OKAYAMA, Japan(AP) _ The United States overpowered Cuba 25-15, 25-11, 25-15 to remain top of the standings at the women’s volleyball World Cup on Tuesday. Tetori […]
September 1, 2015

Kenya celebrates victorious athletes but more doping investigations underway

NAIROBI, Kenya(AP) _ Some of Kenya’s newly crowned track and field world champions returned home on Tuesday and were ferried to a celebratory breakfast in a […]
September 1, 2015

Race for Commonwealth Games Federation presidency seen as tight

AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP)_ Scottish sports administrator Louise Martin is expected to mount a strong challenge to the incumbent Prince Imran of Malaysia when the Commonwealth […]
August 31, 2015

Usain Bolt outraces doubts, reaffirms his status as sprinter to beat at Olympics next year

By Pat Graham THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BEIJING _ Hard as this is to believe, there were questions about Usain Bolt when the world championships first started. […]