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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 ...

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. ...

Vettel triumphs at Hungarian GP

Jul 27, 2015

Vettel triumphs at Hungarian GP

Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel won an action-packed Hungarian Grand Prix for the first time on Sunday, while Nico Rosberg saw his chance to catch Lewis Hamilton in the title race disappear with a puncture near the end. Four-time F1 champion Vettel started third on ...

Japan revamps lineup for Fiji clash

Jul 27, 2015

Japan revamps lineup for Fiji clash

Japan coach Eddie Jones overhauled his lineup on Monday for Wednesday’s Pacific Nations Cup clash with Fiji at BMO Field. Michael Leitch will lead a team looking to upset the Flying Fijians with a place in the final still possible. The six sides have ...

Jul 27, 2015

Wallabies playmaker Cooper apologizes for Twitter tirade

ydney Australia playmaker Quade Cooper has apologized for using an expletive in a Twitter outburst hours after the Wallabies beat Argentina in a Rugby Championship test at Mendoza over the weekend. Cooper, who has 455,000 followers on the social networking site, deleted the post ...

Busch continues on comeback trail

Jul 27, 2015

Busch continues on comeback trail

There was no celebratory burnout — Kyle Busch has done plenty of those the last few weeks — just another big, fat kiss at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Busch’s triumphant return following a horrible crash the day before the season-opening Daytona 500 continued Sunday with ...

Jul 27, 2015

Tomic tops Mannarino to retain Claro Open title

Bernard Tomic of Australia defeated Frenchman Adrian Mannarino 6-1, 3-6, 6-2 to win the Claro Open for the second consecutive year on Sunday. The 29th-ranked Tomic broke Mannarino’s serve twice in the third set to secure the victory in Colombia and clinch his third ...

Jul 27, 2015

USADA questions Farah in Salazar doping investigation

Double Olympic champion Mo Farah has been questioned by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency as part of an investigation into allegations surrounding his coach Alberto Salazar. The Sunday Mirror newspaper said Farah spoke with USADA in a hotel in London on Saturday for five hours. ...

Froome captures second Tour de France title

Jul 27, 2015

Froome captures second Tour de France title

All for one, one for all, and all bathed in yellow. Arms over each other’s shoulders, linked together in a long line of happiness, Tour de France winner Chris Froome and his teammates pedaled slowly over the finish line, soaking up the applause Sunday ...

Matsuyama falls short in Fukushima

Jul 26, 2015

Matsuyama falls short in Fukushima

U.S. tour regular Hideki Matsuyama gave his fans something to cheer about on Sunday with 10 birdies, but still finished the Fukushima Open six strokes off the pace. On a day with low scores to be had, Matsuyama bogeyed two of his first three ...

All Blacks rally to beat Springboks

Jul 26, 2015

All Blacks rally to beat Springboks

New Zealand came from behind to beat South Africa 27-20 in the Rugby Championship on Saturday, laying down a big marker for its World Cup defense in two months. The top-ranked All Blacks overcame their closest rivals in the rankings at the Springboks’ favorite ...