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Murray, Ferrer reach quarters in Vienna

VIENNA (AP) ― Andy Murray reached the quarterfinals of the Erste Bank Open after a hard-fought 6-4, 6-4 win over Vasek Pospisil of Canada on Thursday. The second-seeded Murray, who had a bye in the first round, dropped serve while leading 3-2 in the second set but held off five more break...

Updated : 2014.10.17 20:43

LeBron vs. Miami Heat in Brazil

MIAMI (AP) ― LeBron James was welcomed at Dwyane Wade’s wedding last month. Udonis Haslem continues to maintain a friendship with his former teammate. Chris Andersen still wears his sneakers.There’...

Updated : 2014.10.09 19:02

UEFA bans Italian chief for 6 months for racism

NYON, Switzerland (AP) ― UEFA banned Italian football federation president Carlo Tavecchio for six months on Tuesday following a racist comment during his election campaign.Tavecchio, a long-standing executive in Italian football, was elected president in August despite causing a stir ove...

Updated : 2014.10.08 20:25

Cardinals sink Kershaw again

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw reacts after giving up a three-run home run to St. Louis Cardinals’ Matt Adams on Tuesday. (AP-Yonhap)ST. LOUIS (AP) ― The St. Louis Cardinals ta...

Updated : 2014.10.08 20:25

Olympic short track champion Park to convert to speed skating

South Korea’s Olympic short track champion Park Seung-hi will convert to speed skating for the new season, her agency in Seoul said Wednesday.Brion Company announced that Park, who won two gold medal...

Updated : 2014.10.08 20:23

Phelps suspended for 6 months

Michael Phelps’ comeback took a major hit on Monday, with USA Swimming suspending the 18-time Olympic champion for six months and forcing him to withdraw from next year’s world championships.Phelps ...

Updated : 2014.10.07 20:36

[Asian Games] North Korean athletes’ feats make headlines

North Korea’s main newspaper on Monday carried intensive coverage of the country’s better-than-expected performance at the recent Asiad in South Korea, but it kept mum on Pyongyang’s dispatch of a high-powered delegation to the closing ceremony.North Korea won 11 gold, 11 silver and 14 ...

Updated : 2014.10.06 20:07

Giants beat Nats in 18 innings, lead NLDS 2-0

WASHINGTON (AP) ― Brandon Belt homered off Tanner Roark in the 18th inning to lift the San Francisco Giants to their 10th consecutive postseason victory, edging Washington 2-1 on Saturday for a 2-0 lead in the National League Division Series.It equaled the mark for most innings in a posts...

Updated : 2014.10.05 20:25

Messi, Neymar score as big teams win

Record-chasing Lionel Messi and Neymar scored as Spanish league leader Barcelona eased to a 2-0 win at nine-man Rayo Vallecano on Saturday.Messi chipped goalkeeper Antonio “Tono” Rodriguez in the 35th minute for his 249th league goal, leaving him two behind the all-time scoring record he...

Updated : 2014.10.05 20:24

[Asian Games] N. Korea returns to Asiad top 10 after more than a decade

Aided by world record-breaking performances by its weightlifters, North Korea made a comeback to the top 10 in the Asiad medal tally for the first time in 12 years at the 2014 Incheon Asian Games.The communist country also drew spotlight for its proactive sports diplomacy by unprecedentedl...

Updated : 2014.10.05 20:24

[Asian Games] World records fall by wayside at Asian Games

Watching athletes nail a gold medal is plenty exhilarating; watching them do so while breaking world records is even more so. And those who attended the Incheon Asian Games saw that happen many times.The 17th Asian Games saw 14 world records shattered by its participating athletes in Inche...

Updated : 2014.10.05 20:23

[Asian Games] S. Korea shines in ball sports

As the 17th Incheon Asian Games came to an end on Saturday after a 15-day run, South Koreans felt the games were far more successful than any other previous quadrennial sporting event.Ball games baski...

Updated : 2014.10.05 20:22

[Asian Games] Rhythmic gymnast Son Yeon-jae finishes first in qualifying

South Korea's rhythmic gymnastics star Son Yeon-jae grabbed a berth for the individual all-round finals after finishing first in the qualifying round at the Asian Games on Wednesday.She received a combined 71.732 points from the four apparatus of ball, hoop, ribbon and clubs in the individ...

Updated : 2014.10.01 21:46

[Asian Games] Not backing down

On the eve of their big-ticket men’s soccer final at the Asian Games, the head coaches of South Korea and North Korea on Wednesday both expressed confidence in a monumental victory.The tantalizing sh...

Updated : 2014.10.01 20:45

[Asian Games] S. Korea regains gold medal in women's handball

Powered by right back Ryu Eun-hee's eight goals, South Korea thrashed Japan 29-19 to win the women's handball gold medal at the Asian Games on Wednesday.The Seonhak Handball Gymnasium in the western port city was filled with thousands of South Korean spectators waiting to see their home co...

Updated : 2014.10.01 20:00