Ryu stymies Giants, improves to 3-1

SEOUL/SAN FRANCISCO (Yonhap) ― Ryu Hyun-jin of the Los Angeles Dodgers picked up his third win of the young Major League Baseball season on Thursday after tossing seven shutout innings against the San Francisco Giants in his club...

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 Rafael Nadal also had little tro...

Stanford takes 1-shot lead over Wie at LPGA Lotte

KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) ― Angela Stanford adeptly handled the windy conditions to shoot an 8-under 64 on Thursday and take a one-stroke lead after the second round of the LPGA Lotte Championship. Stanford took the lead early with fi...

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...