Basketball | Dream Team, Barcelona Games continue to impact NBA

Officially, it was the U.S. Olympic team, together for just a few weeks. To the basketball world, it was the Dream Team, and its gold-medal run changed hoops forever. An American sport

TENNIS | Swiss into Davis Cup final vs France

Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka each have Grand Slam singles titles, and Olympic gold together in doubles. Now they’ve got the chance to win Switzerland’s first Davis Cup. Federer carried Switzerland

Soccer-Fixing Boss Suspect Tan Challenges Singapore Detention

Andrea Tan Dan Tan Seet Eng, named by prosecutors as the chief of an international match-fixing gang, challenged his detention without trial in Singapore. Tan is seeking a court order against the

Incheon touts Asian Games amid worries over costs

As the port city of Incheon prepares to host the Asian Games, some are worried about what happens when the party leaves town. Aside from looming potential debt, the games will

BOXING | Mayweather remains unbeaten despite bite complaint

Floyd Mayweather worked far too hard against Marcos Maidana their last time out to have to do it again in the rematch Saturday night. Mayweather dominated Maidana from the opening bell,

The Bundesliga is back: Some things to know

up Borussia Dortmund already dropping points, Bayer Leverkusen is setting the early season pace in the Bundesliga. Here are some things to know about this weekend’s Bundesliga games: INJURY CURSE -

Protests about N. Korea flag ahead of Asian Games

The national flags of the 45 countries had flown in Incheon and nine nearby cities since last Friday. But they were replaced by flags of the Olympic Council of Asia

BRIEFS | Falcao wants to make loan at United permanent

Radamel Falcao says he wants to play for Manchester United “for many years” after joining on a season-long loan from Monaco. United is the Colombia striker’s fifth club in as

Pacquiao and Algieri conclude int’l media tour

Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao, boxing’s only eight-division world champion, and New York’s undefeated World Boxing Organization (WBO) junior welterweight champion  Chris Algieri concluded their 27,273-mile international media tour last Friday with

Mayweather says NFL should have kept Rice penalty

Champion boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. says he believes the NFL should have stuck with its original discipline of Ray Rice, saying the league was overly influenced by new video showing

Basketball | World Cup US, Lithuania win to set up World Cup semifinal

The U.S. then turned a seven- point halftime lead into a 119-76 blowout of Slovenia as six Americans scored 12 or more points, led by Klay Thompson’s 20. Today’s semifinal at Palau

EPL | Spurs seek temporary home while building stadium

The English Premier League club will move away from White Hart Lane for a season to shorten the time required to build the new stadium adjacent to the current site. Tottenham

Ferrari president Montezemolo to leave the company

After more than two decades presiding over one of the biggest and most successful teams in Formula One, Luca Di Montezemolo is stepping down as president of Ferrari. The 67-year-old Montezemolo

OLYMPICS | Bach reflects on busy 1st year as IOC president

Thomas Bach has been moving at breakneck speed in his first year as IOC president. Yet even he didn’t expect to secure support for his Olympic reforms so quickly. It’s been

Ferrari’s fall in F1 causing corporate concern

For the first time since 2008, Ferrari failed to a land a car on the podium in its home race. Fernando Alonso retired Sunday due to a mechanical problem on

BOXING | Pacquiao has Algieri next, but Floyd is out there

Even as Manny Pacquiao prepares for undefeated junior welterweight champion Chris Algieri, the name Floyd Mayweather is never far away. Pacquiao will defend his WBO welterweight crown on No. 22 in

High expectations at the Macau Bats Junior Rugby Club

The club promoters say that the creation of the U10 rugby team follows “two years of rapidly growing interest among the city’s youngest local players. Now into their third year,

BRIEFS | TENNIS: Japanese fans rejoice in Nishikori’s US Open win

Japanese fans celebrated Kei Nishikori’s stunning win over top-ranked Novak Djokovic at the U.S. Open, staying up to the wee hours of yesterday morning to catch a moment of tennis

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