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Following World Cup success, Son eyes Asian Games title

INCHEON (Yonhap) ― Having grabbed multiple medals on the World Cup circuit, South Korean rhythmic gymnast Son Yeon-jae said Tuesday she has set her sights on this year’s Asian Games on her native so...

Updated : 2014.04.15 20:21

Jones wins in Houston

HUMBLE, Texas (AP) ― Matt Jones told his caddy he was about to make a 42-yard chip-in on the first playoff hole at the Houston Open.The Australian did just that on Sunday, earning his first PGA Tour ...

Updated : 2014.04.07 20:18

Thompson wins Kraft Nabisco

RANCHO MIRAGE, California (AP) ― Lexi Thompson left Michelle Wie behind ― off the tee and on the leaderboard in the Kraft Nabisco Championship on Sunday.The 19-year-old Thompson beat Wie into Poppie...

Updated : 2014.04.07 20:17

Darvish and Andrus lead Rangers’ win over Rays

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida (AP) ― Yu Darvish showed no rust after missing three weeks.Darvish allowed seven hits over seven innings in his season debut, Elvis Andrus hit a two-run homer, and the Texas R...

Updated : 2014.04.07 20:17

Switzerland, Italy, France reach Davis Cup semis

PARIS (AFP) ― Switzerland, Italy and France all staged thrilling comebacks on Sunday to reach the Davis Cup semifinals.Roger Federer, the 17-time Grand Slam title winner, and Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka won their reverse singles as Switzerland beat Kazakhstan 3-2 in Geneva...

Updated : 2014.04.07 20:16

Liverpool returns to top, Arsenal sinks

LONDON (AP) ― Steven Gerrard scored twice from the penalty spot as Liverpool stretched its Premier League winning streak to nine matches and returned to the top of the table with a 2-1 win at West Ham on Sunday, while Arsenal was dealt another blow by a top-five team in a 3-0 thrashing by...

Updated : 2014.04.07 20:16

Rhythmic gymnast Son Yeon-jae picks up four titles in World Cup

South Korean rhythmic gymnast Son Yeon-jae earned four titles, including the individual all-around gold medal, at a World Cup stop in Portugal over the weekend.Son finished first in ball, clubs and ribbon events on Sunday at the FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup in Lisbon, a day after clai...

Updated : 2014.04.07 10:49

Venus Williams ousted at Family Circle Cup

CHARLESTON, South Carolina (AP) ―Venus Williams couldn’t dig herself out of a hole this time and lost to Eugenie Bouchard of Canada 7-6 (6), 2-6, 6-4 at the Family Circle Cup on Thursday. Williams f...

Updated : 2014.04.04 20:25

Thunder halt streaking Spurs

OKLAHOMA CITY (AFP) ― Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder denied San Antonio a 20th straight NBA victory on Thursday, beating the Spurs 106-94 in a battle of Western Conference powers.The Spurs arrived in Oklahoma City with a chance to extend their club-record winning streak and st...

Updated : 2014.04.04 20:25

Serena Williams beats Li Na for Sony Open title

KEY BISCAYNE, Florida (AP) ― Serena Williams won a record seventh Key Biscayne title Saturday when she overcame a slow start and a set point to beat Li Na 7-5, 6-1 at the Sony Open.Williams surpassed...

Updated : 2014.03.30 20:21

Asada Mao wins world champ title

SAITAMA, Japan (AP) ― Asada Mao of Japan topped the free skate on Saturday to capture her third world figure skating title.Asada, who held a slim 1.42-point lead after the short program, under-rotated three jumps but finished with 216.69 points, 9.19 ahead 15-year-old Julia Lipnitskaia of...

Updated : 2014.03.30 20:21

Davis beats Shuai, del Potro withdraws at Sony Open

KEY BISCAYNE, Florida (AP) ― Lauren Davis defeated Zhang Shuai of China 6-2, 6-3 at the Sony Open on Wednesday as former U.S. Open champion Juan Martin del Potro withdrew with a left wrist injury.The...

Updated : 2014.03.20 20:17

Man United rebounds

MANCHESTER (AP) ― Robin van Persie ushered Manchester United into the Champions League quarterfinals ― and potentially saved his manager’s job ― with a hat trick in a 3-0 victory over Olympiakos t...

Updated : 2014.03.20 20:17

Pitcher Yoon to begin season in minors

South Korean pitcher Yoon Suk-min will begin his first U.S. season in the minors.The Baltimore Orioles said Wednesday, local time, that they have optioned Yoon to their Triple-A affiliate in Virginia,...

Updated : 2014.03.20 20:17

Korean clubs go winless in AFC Champs League

After going undefeated in their first two matches, four South Korean football clubs went winless this week at the AFC Champions League.At the top annual Asian club competition on Wednesday, the K League Classic’s Ulsan Hyundai, the 2012 AFC champ, played Guizhou Renhe of China to a 1-1 dr...

Updated : 2014.03.20 20:16