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Froome claims fourth Tour title

Riding a bright yellow bike to match his shiny leader’s jersey, defending champion Chris Froome won his fourth and most challenging Tour de France title on Sunday.The 32-year-old Kenyan-born British rider finished 54 seconds ahead of Colombian Rigoberto Uran overall, the smallest margin of his wins. “This Tour has been ...

Kyoguchi becomes fastest Japanese to win world title

/ Jul 23, 2017

Kyoguchi becomes fastest Japanese to win world title

Hiroto Kyoguchi continued the stellar start to his career on Sunday, surviving a war against Jose Argumedo to win his first world title just over one year after turning professional.The 23-year-old Kyoguchi became a champion in a Japanese record of 1 year and 3 ...

Jul 23, 2017

Two Japanese climbers found dead in Swiss Alps

Two Japanese climbers reported missing in the Swiss Alps were found dead Saturday, local police said.The Bernese police believe the two, identified as a 73-year-old man and a 55-year-old woman, fell near the peak of the 4,107-meter Monch, one of the three popular peaks ...

Rejuvenated Cardinals QB Palmer eager to get going

/ Jul 23, 2017

Rejuvenated Cardinals QB Palmer eager to get going

For the first time in his career, Carson Palmer abandoned his usual pattern and didn’t throw at all for several months.The 37-year-old quarterback says the results are obvious as he begins his fifth training camp with the Arizona Cardinals. “It’s hard to explain. You ...

Froome virtually assured of fourth Tour title

Jul 23, 2017

Froome virtually assured of fourth Tour title

Chris Froome virtually sealed a fourth Tour de France victory on the penultimate stage on Saturday, stamping his authority on the race in a time trial in Marseille.Froome, the last rider to set off from the Stade Velodrome, finished third in the 22.5-km stage ...

Froome remains in control heading into last two stages

Jul 22, 2017

Froome remains in control heading into last two stages

Edvald Boasson Hagen showed that brawn and speed don’t guarantee victory at the Tour de France. Winners do their homework, too.Going right around a roundabout while others took the left and longer route proved to be the key that enabled the Norwegian to finally ...

Spieth two up after 2nd round

/ Jul 22, 2017

Spieth two up after 2nd round

Jordan Spieth expected a rough time at the British Open before he even got to the golf course.He spent Friday morning at his rented house in front of the television, watching players battle a relentless wind at Royal Birkdale, all the while checking a ...