Sports Headline

Germany leads FIFA rankings as minnows move up


Associated Press

ZURICH (AP) -- Germany still leads the FIFA rankings, while two of Europe's smallest nations made big gains after upset results. World Cup winner Germany stayed...full story
updated 2014-11-27 06:01 PM
The Sports Gallery
FILE - This is a Oct. 30, 1974  file photo perspiration flies from the head of George Foreman as he takes a right from challenger Muhammad Ali in the seventh round in the match dubbed Rumble in the Jungle in Kinshasa, Zaire.  Foreman was knocked out in the eighth round. It was 40 years ago that two men met just before dawn on Oct. 30, 1974, to earn $5 million in the Rumble in the Jungle. In one of boxing's most memorable moments, Muhammad Ali stopped the fearsome George Foreman to recapture the heavyweight title in the impoverished African nation of Zaire.  (AP Photo/Ed Kolenovsky, File) In this Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014 photo, Indian athlete Dutee Chand poses for the camera in Mumbai, India. The 18-year-old has now decided to fight the ban for 'hyperandrogenism' or the presence of high levels of testosterone in the body that makes the sprinter ineligible to compete according to International Association of Athletics Federation rules. Chand won two gold medals at the Asian junior track and field championship. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool) FILE - This is a  Sept. 12, 1974  file photo of heavyweight champion George Foreman as he carries two unidentified little girls as he arrives at Kinshasa, Zaire Airport, where the fight for the championship against Muhammad Ali will take place in October. Boxing promoter Don King is seen in background, centre, in green shirt. It was 40 years ago that two men met just before dawn on Oct. 30, 1974, to earn $5 million in the Rumble in the Jungle. In one of boxing's most memorable moments, Muhammad Ali stopped the fearsome George Foreman to recapture the heavyweight title in the impoverished African nation of Zaire. (AP Photo, File) San Francisco Giants fans celebrate next to debris that has been set on fire in the Mission district after the San Francisco Giants beat the Kansas City Royals to win the World Series on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in San Francisco.  (AP Photo/Noah Berger) FILE - This is a Sept. 17, 1974  file photo of Muhammad Ali as he chants to fans during  a sightseeing tour downtown Kinshasa, Zaire.  It was 40 years ago that two men met just before dawn on Oct. 30, 1974, to earn $5 million in the Rumble in the Jungle. In one of boxing's most memorable moments, Muhammad Ali stopped the fearsome George Foreman to recapture the heavyweight title in the impoverished African nation of Zaire. (AP Photo, File) San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy celebrates after Game 7 of baseball's World Series against the Kansas City Royals, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. The Giants won 3-2 to win the series. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) San Francisco police officers work to break up a large crowd who were celebrating after the San Francisco Giants won the World Series baseball game against the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in San Francisco.  There were several reports of fires being set and violence breaking out after the Giants win. (AP Photo/Noah Berger) San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner holds the World Series trophy after Game 7 of baseball's World Series Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. The Giants defeated the Kansas City Royals 3-2 to win the series. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) A Kansas City Royals fan sits in the stands after Game 7 of baseball's World Series against the San Francisco Giants, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. The Giants won 3-2 to win the series.(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) San Francisco police officers work to break up a large crowd who were celebrating after the San Francisco Giants won the World Series baseball game against the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in San Francisco.  There were several reports of fires being set and violence breaking out after the Giants win. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
    Updated: 2014撟?1??28? 02:40 GMT+08:00
Sports
 
Germany leads FIFA rankings as minnows move up

Associated Press

ZURICH (AP) -- Germany still leads the FIFA rankings, while two of Europe's smallest nations made big gains after upset results. World Cup winner Germany stayed....Fullstory

2014-11-27 06:01 PM

Cricket world quick to respond to death of Hughes
By NEIL FRANKLAND
Associated Press

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- Players and fans across the cricket world expressed shock and sadness at the news of the death of Australian test batsman....Fullstory

2014-11-27 05:01 PM

Your Top Plays for Today
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide ___ --ATLETICO AND ARSENAL REACH CHAMPIONS LEAGUE KNOCKOUT PHASE; RONALDO SCORES BUT LIVERPOOL SWEAT Striker Mario Mandzukic scored a hat....Fullstory

2014-11-27 04:22 PM

Pak vs NZ test suspended after Phil Hughes dies

Associated Press

SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- The second day's play in the third and final test between Pakistan and New Zealand has been suspended on....Fullstory

2014-11-27 02:22 PM

NBA Capsules
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

CLEVELAND (AP) -- LeBron James scored 29 points and Kevin Love added 21 as the Cleveland Cavaliers exacted a little revenge on Washington with a....Fullstory

2014-11-27 12:01 PM

Rio wins legal battle over Olympic golf course
By TALES AZZONI
Associated Press

SAO PAULO (AP) -- A Rio de Janeiro judge on Wednesday denied a request from prosecutors to halt construction of the Olympic golf course because....Fullstory

2014-11-27 09:01 AM

Juventus beats Malmo 2-0 in Champions League

Associated Press

MALMO, Sweden (AP) -- Fernando Llorente and Carlos Tevez scored in the second half as Juventus eliminated Malmo from the Champions League with 2-0 away....Fullstory

2014-11-27 06:22 AM

Australian cricket Hughes dies of head injuries
By JOHN PYE
Associated Press

Phillip Hughes won admirers across the cricket spectrum, from the most elite players to the everyday fan for an unorthodox batting style honed on the....Fullstory

2014-11-27 06:01 PM

Sapporo looking to bid for 2026 Winter Olympics

Associated Press

SAPPORO, Japan (AP) -- The mayor of Sapporo has announced his city's intention to bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics. Sapporo, on Japan's northernmost island Hokkaido,....Fullstory

2014-11-27 04:22 PM

Seb Coe declares candidacy for IAAF president

Associated Press

LONDON (AP) -- Sebastian Coe declared his candidacy Thursday to become president of track and field's world governing body, setting up a likely election battle....Fullstory

2014-11-27 04:01 PM

Mexican Standings

Associated Press

BC-SOC--Mexican Standings ....Fullstory

2014-11-27 02:22 PM

Cricketer Hughes remains in a critical condition
By DENNIS PASSA
Associated Press

SYDNEY (AP) -- Australian batsman Phillip Hughes remained in critical condition in a Sydney hospital on Thursday, almost two days after being knocked out by....Fullstory

2014-11-27 09:01 AM

Norway's Jansrud tops World Cup downhill practice Norway's Jansrud tops World Cup downhill practice

Associated Press

LAKE LOUISE, Alberta (AP) -- Norway's Kjetil Jansrud had the fastest time Wednesday in the first World Cup downhill training run of the season. The Olympic....Fullstory

2014-11-27 09:01 AM

Champions League Glance

Associated Press

BC-SOC--Champions League Glance Champions League ....Fullstory

2014-11-27 06:01 AM

HOME |  WORLD |  Politics |  Business |  Sports |  Lifestyle |  TAIWAN |  Technology |  Health |  SUPPLEMENT |  Society |  OPINION
  • Taiwan News  ©  2014 All Rights Reserved.