You may have been concentrating on the ice dancing in Vancouver.
14 Killed on Sports Field in Honduras Gunmen opened fire on a group of people on a neighborhood sports field in northern Honduras and killed at least 14, the authorities said Saturday. “Ten were killed on the field and four more died on their way to the hospital, Leonel Sauceda, a spokesman for Honduras’ Security […]
USA Women’s World Cup qualifying campaign to begin in Mexico on Thursday against Haiti If history is the most reliable gauge to forecast the U.S. women’s performance in CONCACAF World Cup qualifying, the Americans should breeze through the group stage and face a stiffer test in the semifinal stage, which will determine the two automatic […]
There’s baking soda and vinegar, gasoline and a match, acid and eyeballs and Oprah and James Frey. Or wait should we scratch that last pair off the list
Federal authorities have arrested two Chicago men on charges of plotting to commit terrorism abroad, the Justice Department announced Tuesday.
Liverpool silenced their critics with a pulsating 2-0 victory over Manchester United to revive their English Premier League title hopes in a match at Anfield which saw both teams end with 10 men.
Jelena Jankovic was unable to claim consecutive Kremlin Cup titles after she was beaten 6-4 6-3 by Russian Alisa Kleybanova in the quarterfinals on Friday. Jankovic failed to hold serve in the fifth game of each set and double-faulted twice to lose the match to Kleybanova, who is ranked 27th in the world
Qualifying for the 2010 World Cup finals is reaching its climax, with footballing heavyweights such as Italy, Germany, Argentina, France and Portugal still battling to be in the hat when the draw is made in Cape Town on December 4. Top seed Nadal, who won the tournament in 2005 and also claimed the gold medal at the 2008 Olympics, lost 6-1 6-3 to the eighth-seeded Croatian wildcard entry to end his 14-match winning run in the Chinese capital
Argentina’s Juan Martin Del Potro has told CNN that beating world number one Roger Federer to win the men’s U.S. Open title at Flushing Meadows was a “dream come true.” The 20-year-old upset the odds to clinch a 3-6 7-6 (7-5) 4-6 7-6 (7-4) 6-2 win in New York, a victory that brought an end to his Swiss opponent’s five-year stranglehold on the event.
Second seed and last year’s runner-up Andy Murray has crashed out of the U.S.Open at the fourth round stage, losing in straight sets to Croatian 16th seed Marin Cilic on Tuesday. Briton Murray, who was seeded to face holder Roger Federer in a repeat of last year’s Flushing Meadows final, looked lackluster throughout the match as Cilic comfortably reached his first grand slam quarterfinal with a 7-5 6-2 6-2 victory in two hours and eight minutes