Funeral set for LA sheriff's deputy shot in off-duty attack

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A large turnout was expected Monday at the funeral of a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy shot in an off-duty attack at a fast-food restaurant by a man also suspected of killing a...

Defending champion US plays Spain to open knockout stage

REIMS, France (AP) — Spain coach Jorge Vilda says part of the challenge in facing the United States is making sure his players aren't intimidated by the defending Women's World Cup champions. ...

Olympic marathon runner-up Kirwa banned 4 years for doping

MONACO (AP) — Olympic marathon silver medalist Eunice Kirwa has been banned for four years for doping. The Athletics Integrity Unit says Kirwa's ban will end on May 7, 2023, when she...

Women's recurve archery team takes first World Championship gold

Taiwan's women's archery team won its first ever recurve World Championship title Sunday, overcoming long-time rival and heavy favorites South Korea in the final. The previous best showing ...

United States face Chile with chance to advance in World Cup

PARIS (AP) — The United States gets back on the field at the Women's World Cup on Sunday, just as the uproar following its opening 13-0 win is quieting down. Criticized for both runn...

Malaysian badminton great Lee Chong Wei quits due to cancer

Lee Chong Wei finally met an opponent he couldn't beat. The after-effects of nose cancer forced the badminton great to announce his retirement on Thursday after a hall-of-fame worthy...

Pebble gives Mickelson last, best chance at elusive US Open

There was the hospitality tent at Winged Foot. There was Payne and the pager at Pinehurst. There was a near-miss at Merion. To list all of Phil Mi...

Center (or centre) of attention: How best to use Cousins?

TORONTO (AP) — Marc Gasol's highest-scoring game since joining the Toronto Raptors came at the perfect time — Game 1 of the NBA Finals. He scored 20 points, busting out of a slump in...

Column: Johnson the best player with only 1 major

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Dustin Johnson was on the wrong side of history at the last PGA Championship. It wasn't because Brooks Koepka, his best friend in golf, walked away from Bell...

Taiwan student wins silver medal in fruit and vegetable carving at HOFEX

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Shu-Te University graduate student Ke Feng-fu (柯豐富) won the silver medal in the fruit and vegetable carving competition at the 2019 Hong Kong International Culinary Classi...

Women's World Cup Group F team capsules

The teams playing in the 2019 Women's World Cup in France, with ranking, qualification, appearances, coach, players to watch, facts to know and the state of women's soccer in each nation: ...

OIympic race walk medalist banned for 4 years for doping

MONACO (AP) — Olympic race walk silver medalist Maria Guadalupe Gonzalez has been banned for four years for doping. The Athletics Integrity Unit, which prosecutes cases for the IAAF,...

Taiwan's Chou advances to semifinals at Badminton Asia

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Chou Tien-chen (周天成) became the first Taiwanese in the last 20 years to advance to the semifinals of the men's singles at the Badminton Asia Championships after defeating his Japan...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, April 20, the 110th day of 2019. There are 255 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 2...

Taiwan's Tai Tzu-ying clinches women's singles title at Singapore Open

Taiwanese badminton star Tai Tzu-ying (戴資穎) clinched the women's singles title at the 2019 Singapore Open Sunday, beating Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in two straight sets. World No. 1 Tai defeated ...