Former Nigerian national team player Promise Isaac dies

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Promise Isaac, who captained Nigeria to the 2008 Olympic silver medal and scored 79 goals in 11 professional seasons in Turkey, died late Wednesday after collapsing at his apartme...

Chepkoech the runaway winner in steeplechase at worlds

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Kenyan Beatrice Chepkoech was so new to the steeplechase two years ago that she missed a water jump and had to make a U-turn, costing her a medal at the world championships. ...

Midnight Run: Chepngetich sweats it out for marathon gold

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Ruth Chepngetich of Kenya overcame sweltering heat and humidity to win the first gold medal of the 2019 world championships in a runaway marathon victory under the lights. ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Sept. 25, the 268th day of 2019. There are 97 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 2...

Olympians Chock and Bates win dance at US International

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Olympians Madison Chock and Evan Bates claimed the ice dance title at the U.S. International Classic, with a stunning Egyptian-themed free dance. The 2015 winne...

Taiwan weightlifter breaks world records, wins 2 golds

Taiwanese weightlifter Kuo Hsing-chun (郭婞淳) on Saturday broke two world records, winning two gold medals and one silver at the 2019 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships in ...

Japan goes 1-2 in men's final in Salt Lake figure skating

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Japan's Keiji Tanaka and Sota Yamamoto finished 1-2 in the men's final at the U.S. International Figure Skating Classic. Vincent Zhou won the bronze medal Frida...

A first: 18 Olympic rugby players competing at World Cup

TOKYO (AP) — Fiji captain Leone Nakarawa has made the transition from 15-a-side to rugby sevens to pick up an Olympic gold medal and now he's back again in the traditional format aiming to take his co...

Knights defenseman Theodore says he was treated for cancer

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Shea Theodore says he underwent surgery for testicular cancer during the offseason and is expected to make a full recovery. Theodore ...

Tai wins Taiwan's first gold at World Archery Youth Championships

Taipei (CNA) Tai Yu-hsuan (戴宇軒) of Taiwan won the country's first gold medal at the World Archery Youth Championships on Sunday after he beat his Mexican opponent in the recurve cadet men's fi...

Taiwanese wrestler wins silver in Junior World Championship tournament

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Aug. 15 at the Junior World Championships of the United World Wrestling Tallinn Open, Taiwanese wrestler Chang Hui Tsz (張惠慈) took home a silver medal in the Junior Worl...

Nathan Adrian: life before medal gold as he fights cancer

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Five-time Olympic swimming gold medalist Nathan Adrian says that his success won't be on his mind at the end of his life. Maybe that would have been him some years ...

Grizzlies sign guard Marko Guduric to multi-year deal

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies have signed guard Marko Guduric to a multi-year contract. Terms of the deal weren't announced. The 24-year-old Guduric h...

Relay silver medal is victory for cancer survivor Adrian

GWANGJU, South Korea (AP) — With Britain closing in, Nathan Adrian sprinted furiously to the wall. He just couldn't get there fast enough. The American anchor got edged by Britain's ...

Column: Phelps doubts doping protests will bring real change

Michael Phelps is watching the world championships from afar, enjoying his ever-growing family while tackling the challenges of life after swimming. But the winningest athlete in Oly...