Home / Sports (page 3)

Sports

Smith holds off Leishman to defend Australian PGA title

(Reuters) – Cameron Smith edged Marc Leishman by two strokes in a see-saw final round to defend his Australian PGA Championship title on Sunday. Australia’s Cameron Smith kisses the trophy after winning the Australian PGA Golf Championship at the Royal Pines Resort on the Gold Coast, in Australia December 2, …

Read More »

Top 25 roundup: No. 2 Kansas outlasts Stanford in overtime

Senior guard Lagerald Vick canned a game-tying 3-pointer with seven seconds left in regulation, then tallied the first eight points of overtime while scoring a game-high 27 as No. 2 Kansas outlasted Stanford 90-84 at Lawrence, Kan. Dec 1, 2018; Lawrence, KS, USA; Kansas Jayhawks guard Lagerald Vick (24) scores …

Read More »

Ex-NFL player Fairley charged with menacing

FILE PHOTO: Detroit Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley (C) celebrates with teammates after sacking Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder during the second half of their season home opener NFL football game in Detroit, Michigan September 8, 2013. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook Former NFL defensive tackle Nick Fairley was arrested in Mobile, Alabama, …

Read More »

Soccer: River Plate reject Libertadores final in Madrid

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – The troubled Copa Libertadores final between Argentina’s two biggest clubs ran into more problems on Saturday when River Plate said they rejected the decision to face Boca Juniors in Madrid in the postponed second leg. FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football – Copa Libertadores Final – Second leg …

Read More »

China's Yu Delu and Cao Yupeng banned for match-fixing

(Reuters) – Chinese snooker players Yu Delu and Cao Yupeng have been handed lengthy bans after being found guilty of match-fixing, the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) said on its website here on Saturday. Yu was banned for 10 years and nine months for manipulating the outcome of …

Read More »

IOC sets up committee to assist on human rights

TOKYO (Reuters) – The International Olympic Committee said on Saturday it will form a new committee to advise the executive board on human rights issues within sport, including the requirements for all future Olympic Games host cities. Thomas Bach, President of the IOC attends a news conference ahead of the …

Read More »

Top 25 roundup: No. 22 Wisconsin edges No. 14 Iowa

D’Mitrik Trice recorded 20 points and seven rebounds to help No. 22 Wisconsin post a 72-66 victory over No. 14 Iowa in the Big Ten opener for both teams on Friday night at Iowa City. Nov 30, 2018; Iowa City, IA, USA; Wisconsin Badgers guard D’Mitrik Trice (0) goes to …

Read More »