Medvedev beats Rublev to reach St. Petersburg semis

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Daniil Medvedev is eyeing his fifth final in two months after beating fellow Russian Andrei Rublev 6-4, 7-5 on Friday in the quarterfinals of the St. Petersburg Open. ...

Russian anti-doping CEO says track ban won't be lifted soon

MOSCOW (AP) — The CEO of the Russian anti-doping agency predicted Friday that the country's track team won't be reinstated in time for the upcoming world athletics championships. The...

Kerber through to Pan Pacific Open semifinals

OSAKA, Japan (AP) — Fourth-seeded Angelique Kerber advanced to the semifinals of the Toray Pan Pacific Open on Friday after Madison Keys retired injured in the deciding set. Kerber l...

Russians add fun and flavor to World Cup opener in Japan

TOKYO (AP) — Inside Tokyo Stadium: An elaborate opening ceremony to kick off the first match of the Rugby World Cup, and the first World Cup in Asia. Outside Tokyo Stadium: That's wh...

Rugby World Cup Glance

P  W   D    L    F    A  Pts Japan 1  1   0    0   30   10   5 Ireland 0  0   0    0    0   0   0 Samoa 0  0   0    0    0   0   0 ...

Host Japan beats Russia 30-10 in Rugby World Cup opener

TOKYO (AP) — Kotaro Matsushima scored a hat trick of tries as host Japan overcame a strong bout of nerves before overwhelming unfancied Russia 30-10 in the Rugby World Cup's opening match on Friday. ...

RWC: Japan 30, Russia 10

TOKYO (AP) — Japan has beaten Russia 30-10 in the opening match of the Rugby World Cup at Tokyo Stadium. ___ Japan 30 (Kotaro Matsushima 3, Pieter Labuschagne tries...

ATP World Tour St. Petersburg Results

Friday At Sibur Arena St. Petersburg, Russia Purse: $1,180,000 Surface: Hardcourt indoor ST. PETERSBURG, RUSSI...

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WTA Seoul Results

Friday At Seoul Olympic Park Tennis Center Seoul, Korea Purse: $250,000 Surface: Hardcourt outdoor SEOUL, KORE...

Italy's Parisse set for record-equaling 5th Rugby World Cup

OSAKA, Japan (AP) — Sergio Parisse's run at the Rugby World Cup has been more like a marathon than a sprint. The 36-year-old backrower will join his former teammate Mauro Bergamasco ...

Scientists prepare for year-long expedition to Arctic center

BERLIN (AP) — Researchers from more than a dozen nations prepared Friday to launch the biggest and most complex expedition ever attempted in the central Arctic — a yearlong journey through the ice the...

The Latest: High 5 for Italy captain Parisse at World Cup

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the opening day of the Rugby World Cup in Japan (all times local): 3 p.m. Sergio Parisse is set to become the third man to play at five R...

The Latest: Ford at 10, Farrell at 12 for England's opener

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the opening day of the Rugby World Cup in Japan (all times local): 12:40 p.m. England will start its Rugby World Cup campaign with George...