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2013 champ Nadal out of US Open with wrist injury

Nadal Withdraws Tennis

Rafael Nadal will not defend his title at the US Open because of an injured right wrist.

Posted: August 18th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Japan beats Mexico in Little League World Series

Little League World Series Japan

Shozo Kamata had a pinch-hit, go-ahead two-run single in the fifth inning to help Tokyo, Japan, beat Guadalupe, Mexico, 9-5 in the Little League World Series on Sunday.

Posted: August 18th, 2014 in Baseball,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports,Photos and Videos | Read More »

2 deaths overshadow end of Chess Olympiad

In this file photo taken August, 1, 2014, showing a chess board at the Chess Olympiad Norway 2014 in Tromsoe, Norway. The major international chess tournament in northern Norway ended Thursday Aug. 14, 2014, on a grim note, with one player dying in the middle of a game and another found dead in a hotel room. Organizers say a 67-year-old member of the Seychelles team collapsed and died during the final round, and another player from Uzbekistan, was found dead in a hotel room later Thursday. (AP Photo / Rune Stoltz Bertinussen, NTB scanpix, FILE)

A major international chess tournament in northern Norway ended on a grim note, with one player dying in the middle of a game and another found dead in a hotel room, organizers said Friday.

Posted: August 18th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Serena Williams edges Wozniacki to reach final

Serena Williams returns a volley to Caroline Wozniacki, from Denmark, during a semifinal match at the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament, Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, in Mason, Ohio. Williams won 2-6, 6-2, 6-4. AP

Serena Williams rallied to advance to the Western & Southern Open final, beating Caroline Wozniacki 2-6, 6-2, 6-4 on Saturday.

Posted: August 17th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Youth Olympics opening in China amid Ebola worries

In this Saturday August 9, 2014 photo, students from Tagou martial arts school perform on the cable wires during a rehearsal for the opening ceremony of the 2nd Summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing in east China's Jiangsu province. The Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games will be held from August 16 to 28 in Nanjing and the slogan is “Share the Games, Share our Dreams." AP

Ebola fears are casting a cloud over the opening of the second Youth Olympics in the eastern Chinese city of Nanjing.

Posted: August 16th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

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