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Runners reclaim Boston Marathon

BOSTON (AFP) ― Tens of thousands of runners, cheered by a multitude of spectators, streamed through the streets of Boston Monday to reclaim the world’s oldest marathon from the fear left by last yea...

Updated : 2014.04.22 20:17

Man United sacks Moyes

MANCHESTER, England (AP) ― David Moyes was fired as Manchester United manager Tuesday, paying the price for the club’s spectacular and sudden decline in his 10 months in charge since replacing Alex Ferguson.United released a brief statement on its website, saying Moyes has “left the clu...

Updated : 2014.04.22 20:17

Man City beats West Brom 3-1, boosts title hopes

MANCHESTER, England (AP) ― Manchester City stayed alive in the English Premier League title race by beating West Bromwich Albion 3-1 thanks to first-half goals by three Argentines on Monday.Pablo Zabaleta and Sergio Aguero struck in the opening 10 minutes at Etihad Stadium to set third-pl...

Updated : 2014.04.22 20:15

Djokovic, Nadal race into Monte Carlo quarters

MONACO (AP) ― Defending champion Novak Djokovic raced into the Monte Carlo Masters quarterfinals in dispatching Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain 6-0, 6-1 in 47 minutes on Thursday. Eight-time champion Ra...

Updated : 2014.04.18 20:16

Rio Olympics ramp up infrastructure investment, outstripping London

RIO DE JANEIRO (AFP) ― Brazil will spend $10.8 billion on infrastructure projects for the 2016 Rio Olympics in an effort to ensure South America’s first Games are delivered on time, organizers have announced.The figure will take the total projected spending for the Olympics to $16.3 bill...

Updated : 2014.04.18 20:15

Pohang, Seoul win in AFC Champs League

Pohang Steelers secured a place in the round of 16 at the AFC Champions League, while FC Seoul took a huge step closer toward the knockout phase at the annual Asian club football competition on Wednesday.The two K League Classic sides both enjoyed group stage victories. Pohang defeated Cer...

Updated : 2014.04.17 19:48

Real Madrid wins Copa del Rey

VALENCIA, Spain (AP) ― Gareth Bale filled the void left by the injured Cristiano Ronaldo, sealing Real Madrid’s 19th Copa del Rey title with a late goal in Wednesday’s 2-1 win over Barcelona.Ronald...

Updated : 2014.04.17 19:48

Pak among 3 tied for early lead in LPGA Lotte tournament

KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) ― South Korea’s Pak Se-ri, Kim Hyo-joo and Ryu So-yeon each shot a 4-under 68 on Wednesday for a three-way tie atop the leaderboard after a breezy first round of the LPGA Lotte ...

Updated : 2014.04.17 19:48

Rangers rally for 2 in 9th to beat Mariners

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) ― Leonys Martin had a game-winning RBI single in the ninth inning as the Texas Rangers scored two unearned runs in a two-out rally against Fernando Rodney, beating the Seattle Mariners 3-2 on Wednesday night in a game that started as a battle of aces.Rodney (0-1) ret...

Updated : 2014.04.17 19:47

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