Airstrikes, fighting rages across Yemen amid 'humanitarian pause'

Jul 28, 2015

Airstrikes, fighting rages across Yemen amid 'humanitarian pause'

The Saudi-led coalition launched new airstrikes in at least two Yemeni provinces on Monday, piercing a humanitarian pause that started at midnight the previous day, security officials said. The U.S.-backed coalition of mainly Gulf Arab countries has been waging an air campaign since March ...

Jul 27, 2015

Wilimovsky claims title in 10-km open water race

Jordan Wilimovsky cruised to a 12.1-second victory in the 10-km open water race at the world swimming championships Monday, one of 10 men to qualify for a berth in next year’s Olympics. The 20-year-old swimmer from Malibu, California, took the lead with 3 km ...

Inui, Mitsui earn bronze in duet technical routine at worlds

Jul 27, 2015

Inui, Mitsui earn bronze in duet technical routine at worlds

Yukiko Inui and Risako Mitsui won the bronze in the women’s duet technical routine in synchronized swimming at the FINA World Aquatics Championships on Sunday, the first medal in the biennial event for Japan since 2007. The pair scored 92.0079 points under the tutelage ...

Greinke shutout streak ends at 45 2/3 innings

Jul 27, 2015

Greinke shutout streak ends at 45 2/3 innings

Thanks to another exquisite performance from Jacob deGrom and a big hit by newcomer Juan Uribe, the New York Mets did more than just stop Zack Greinke’s streak. Greinke’s shutout string ended at 45⅔ innings when the Mets scored the first of two scratch ...

Mexico overpowers Jamaica to lift Gold Cup for seventh time

Jul 27, 2015

Mexico overpowers Jamaica to lift Gold Cup for seventh time

Andres Guardado scored again, with no penalty kick needed this time, and his teammates finally managed some goals, too. Mexico ensured the final wouldn’t come down to any calls in the last minutes with a 3-1 victory over upstart Jamaica for the CONCACAF Gold ...

Day rallies to win Canadian Open

Jul 27, 2015

Day rallies to win Canadian Open

Jason Day made himself right at home in the Canadian Open — at David Hearn’s expense. The Australian birdied the final three holes to win the national championship Sunday at Glen Abbey, spoiling Hearn’s bid to become the first Canadian winner in 61 years. ...

Jul 27, 2015

Gamba await showdown aginst River Plate

Gamba Osaka manager Kenta Hasegawa is hoping to keep the Suruga Bank Championship trophy in Japan by beating Argentine powerhouse River Plate in the showdown between the Nabisco Cup holders and the Copa Sudamericana champions on Aug. 11. “We will go out and try ...