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 […]
August 27, 2015

Race to $10 million bonus starts at The Barclays

By Doug Ferguson THE ASSOCIATED PRESS EDISON, N.J. _ The points are slightly different for the FedEx Cup playoffs. The principle remains unchanged. For those who […]
August 27, 2015

Silver in Beijing was nice; Gold in Rio would be better for Brazilian pole vaulter

BEIJING _(AP) The Latest from the world championships (all times local): ___ 7:35 p.m. If pole vaulter Fabiana Murer thought winning a silver medal at world […]
August 27, 2015

Genzebe Dibaba wins 5,000 heat, on track for double at worlds and her sister’s world record

By Raf Casert THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BEIJING _ Genzebe Dibaba has some high standards to meet. Not only did she remain on track to match the […]
August 25, 2015

Raheem Sterling fitting in seamlessly as Man City makes strong start to Premier League

By Steve Douglas THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MANCHESTER, England _ Raheem Sterling hasn’t scored in his first three games for Manchester City. He is yet to complete […]
August 25, 2015

Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic are the top seeds for next week’s US Open

NEW YORK _ Top-ranked Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic are seeded No. 1 for the U.S. Open. The U.S. Tennis Association announced the seedings Tuesday. The […]
August 25, 2015

Merritt versus James rivalry in 400 metres takes centre stage at world championships

By Pat Graham THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BEIJING _ Bolt vs. Gatlin isn’t the only rivalry going on in track these days. Kirani James against LaShawn Merritt […]
August 25, 2015

Canada’s Brendon Rodney advances to semifinal of 200 at world championships

By Lori Ewing THE CANADIAN PRESS BEIJING _ Four medals into what could be Canada’s most successful world track and field championships in history, Brendon Rodney […]
August 25, 2015

The Latest: Aiming for another sprint double, Usain Bolt advances in 200 metres at worlds

BEIJING _ The Latest from the world championships (all times local): ___ 7:45 p.m. Usain Bolt cruised through the opening round of the 200 metres in […]
August 24, 2015

Shelly Ann Fraser Pryce matches Usain Bolt with 3rd gold in 100 metres at world championships

By Raf Casert THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BEIJING _ Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce made it another Jamaican night at the Bird’s Nest, sprinting to the 100-meter gold for a […]