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Spieth survives wild ending at U.S. Open

Jun 22, 2015

Spieth survives wild ending at U.S. Open

Another major for Jordan Spieth. Another stunning loss for Dustin Johnson. Chambers Bay delivered heart-stopping drama Sunday in the U.S. Open when Spieth birdied his final hole to become only the sixth player to win the Masters and the U.S. Open in the same ...

Rosberg wins Austrian GP ahead of Hamilton

Jun 22, 2015

Rosberg wins Austrian GP ahead of Hamilton

Nico Rosberg showed his championship potential by overtaking pole-sitter Lewis Hamilton on the first turn and went on to win the Austrian Grand Prix in style on Sunday. The German driver, runnerup to his Mercedes teammate in last year’s Formula One championship, took an ...

Yoshida, Icho book spots at wrestling worlds

Jun 21, 2015

Yoshida, Icho book spots at wrestling worlds

London Olympic champions Saori Yoshida and Kaori Icho won their weight divisions on Sunday at Japan’s national invitational championships to earn spots at September’s world championships in Las Vegas. However, Shinichi Yumoto, who won the men’s freestyle 55-kg bronze medal in London, announced he ...

Honda remains upbeat despite F1 problems

Jun 21, 2015

Honda remains upbeat despite F1 problems

Honda is committed to Formula One and expects its relationship with McLaren to become a winning one despite current problems with the engine, according to the Japanese car company’s motorsport head, Yasuhisa Arai. “They believe, the chief executive and the board members, they think ...

Nishikori retires in first set of semi

Jun 21, 2015

Nishikori retires in first set of semi

Kei Nishikori handed Italian opponent Andreas Seppi a place in the final of the Gerry Weber Open on Saturday after the Japanese star was forced to retire in the first set of their semifinal because of a calf injury. Nishikori started the match with ...

Ward batters Smith in long-awaited return

Jun 21, 2015

Ward batters Smith in long-awaited return

Andre Ward made a triumphant return to the ring and delighted his home crowd when he stopped England’s Paul Smith in the ninth round Saturday night in a non-title fight. “It took some time to get the ring rust off,” Ward said. “I started ...

Jun 21, 2015

Italy to resume RWC training after money dispute

The Italian Rugby Federation says the Azzurri’s Rugby World Cup preparation will resume on Sunday, a week after training was suspended due to a financial squabble. The federation says all 40 players in the northern town of Villabassa will receive a financial prize. The ...

Jun 21, 2015

Bolt to run at Jamaican trials

Usain Bolt, off to a lackluster start to the season, will run in Jamaica next week even though he is assured of a berth in the world championships as reigning 100- and 200-meter champion. The world record-holder in the 100 (9.58 seconds) and 200 ...

Jun 21, 2015

Phelps wins 200-meter butterfly in Santa Clara

Michael Phelps won the 200 butterfly on Saturday at the Arena Pro Series and met his expectations. Phelps last won a 200 fly race at the 2012 Olympic trials and declared he would not return to the event when he came out of retirement ...

Day overcomes vertigo for share of U.S. Open lead

Jun 21, 2015

Day overcomes vertigo for share of U.S. Open lead

The toughest test in golf met one tough player Saturday at the U.S. Open. Jason Day had every reason to withdraw when he collapsed on the final hole of his second round with a nasty bout of vertigo. He gave it his best shot ...