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. […]
August 30, 2015

Hauschka kicks 60 yard field goal to give Seahawks 16 15 win against Chargers

By Bernie Wilson THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SAN DIEGO _ Facing a 60-yard field goal attempt on a steamy evening with 16 seconds left and his Seattle […]
August 30, 2015

While Bridgewater perfect for Vikings in 28 14 win, Romo good in extended action without Dez

By Stephen Hawkins THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ARLINGTON, Texas _ Tony Romo got his first and likely only extended action of the preseason for the Dallas Cowboys, […]
August 30, 2015

Losing another relay race, US finishes behind Kenya and Jamaica with 6 gold medals at worlds

By Raf Casert THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BEIJING _ Even with its sixth straight title in the men’s 4×400-meter relay, the United States still finished behind Jamaica […]
August 29, 2015

US OPEN 2015: How to beat Serena Williams? Start with this: ‘You have to believe that you can’

By Howard Fendrich THE ASSOCIATED PRESS So here’s the question 127 of the 128 women in the U.S. Open’s main draw will ask themselves: How do […]
August 29, 2015

Usain Bolt praises ‘smooth’ Chinese relay; silver medallists note American contribution

By John Pye THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BEIJING _ It only took moments after Zhang Peimeng crossed the finish line for the Chinese 4×100-meter relay team’s historic […]
August 28, 2015

A look at Serena Williams’ possible path through US Open draw to complete a true Grand Slam

By Howard Fendrich THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Shortly after the draw for the U.S. Open set up Serena Williams’ path to completing a Grand Slam, she offered […]
August 28, 2015

Horse riding program teaches polo to at risk youths and the discipline that comes with it

By Sharon Johnson THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PHILADELPHIA _ Carmen Sharpe doesn’t let her children play outside their home in a dangerous, gritty section of Philadelphia she […]
August 28, 2015

Ashton Eaton is back after 2 years, and immediately leads the decathlon at world championships

By Raf Casert THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BEIJING _ After a two-year absence, Ashton Eaton needed only 10.23 seconds to establish himself again as the favourite to […]
August 27, 2015

Asher Smith leads all qualifiers into women’s 200 meter final at worlds

BEIJING _ (AP)The Latest from the world championships (all times local): ___ 8 p.m. Dina Asher-Smith of Britain qualified fastest for the women’s 200-meter final at […]