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China swim star Sun set to avenge Asian Games upset in 400m
China swim star Sun set to avenge Asian Games upset in 400m

China's world and Olympic champion Sun Yang showed no signs of the thumb injury he claimed ruined his bid to win Asian Games gold in the 200m freestyle by qualifying quickest for the 400m final on Tuesday.

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Golf

  • Ryder Cup jousting gets underway

    The guessing game gets going in earnest at the Ryder Cup on Tuesday as players set out in groups for their first practice rounds at Gleneagles.

  • McIlroy, Poulter top US targets at Ryder Cup

    Top-ranked Rory McIlroy was a focus for both Ryder Cup captains upon arrival Monday at Gleneagles, Americans trying to defeat him and Europeans making sure he wakes up on time.

  • Football chant, Fowler's haircut inspire US team

    Rickie Fowler has shaved a "USA" into the side of his head and American captain Tom Watson has already selected a motivational chant for a Ryder Cup that doesn't even start until Friday.

  • McGinley finds words to inspire Europe

    The memory of the late Seve Ballesteros helped inspire Europe to Ryder Cup glory two years ago and team skipper at Gleneagles Paul McGinley is hoping that a saying from reknowned Scottish coach Bob Torrance, who died in July, can make a difference this week.

  • Hur holds on to claim Yokohama Classic title

    Hur Mi-Jung fired a six-under par 66 to win the LPGA Yokohama Tire Classic Sunday, holding off a final-round charge from world number one Stacy Lewis.

  • LPGA Tour's Yokohama Tire Classic scores

    Leading scores on Sunday after the final round of the LPGA Tour's Yokohama Tire Classic (par 72, USA unless noted):

  • Wales Open scores

    Leading and selected final round scores in the Wales Open at the Celtic Manor Resort on Sunday (GBR&IRL unless stated, par 71):

  • Relieved Luiten hangs on to win Wales Open

    Dutchman Joost Luiten won the Wales Open by one shot on Sunday, as he overcame a dreadful start and a nervous finish, to edge Englishman Tommy Fleetwood and Ireland's Shane Lowry at Celtic Manor.

  • Luiten hangs on to win Wales Open

    Dutchman Joost Luiten won the Wales Open by one shot on Sunday, as he overcame a dreadful start and a nervous finish, to edge Englishman Tommy Fleetwood and Ireland's Shane Lowry at Celtic Manor.

  • Luiten hangs on to win Wales Open by one shot

    Dutchman Joost Luiten won the Wales Open by one shot on Sunday, as he overcame a dreadful start and a nervous finish, to edge Englishman Tommy Fleetwood and Ireland's Shane Lowry at Celtic Manor.

Cricket

  • World Cup-starved Pakistan welcomes trophy visit

    Pakistan welcomed the World Cup trophy as it arrived in the country on a global tour Tuesday, with skipper Misbah-ul Haq vowing to win it for the isolated nation and its terror-hit people.

  • Chanderpaul emulates Lloyd to turn screw on Bangladesh

    Shivnarine Chanderpaul's 30th Test century put the West Indies firmly on course to win the second Test with Bangladesh as the tourists were struggling on 55-2 at lunch in their second innings chasing an unlikely target of 489 on the fourth day of the match at Beausejour Stadium on Tuesday.

  • West Indies v Bangladesh 2nd Test scoreboard

    Scoreboard at lunch on the fourth day of the second Test between the West Indies and Bangladesh at the Beausejour Stadium on Tuesday:

  • Injured Clarke out of Pakistan ODI series

    Australia captain Michael Clarke was Tuesday ruled out of next month's one-day series against Pakistan with a "significant" hamstring injury that is worse than first thought.

  • Schoolboy stuns former county champions

    Ashes-winner Gladstone Small was one of three members of Warwickshire's celebrated 1994 County Championship side who were victims of a hat-trick by an 11-year-old in a charity match.

  • Pakistan re-appoint Afridi Twenty20 captain

    Pakistan on Tuesday re-appointed Shahid Afridi as their Twenty20 captain until 2016, three years after he was removed following a fall out with coach Waqar Younis and the cricket board.

  • Chanderpaul thwarts Bangladesh once again

    Shivnarine Chanderpaul's phenomenal run of form against Bangladesh continued with the veteran West Indies batsman unbeaten on 63 in guiding his team to 208 for four, an overall lead of 427, at stumps on the third day of the second and final Test at the Beausejour Stadium on Monday.

  • West Indies in cruise control against Bangladeshis

    West Indies made steady progress through the afternoon session in reaching 90 for two, an overall lead of 309, at tea on the third day of the second and final Test at the Beausejour Stadium on Monday.

  • English county scores

    English county scores on Monday:

  • Bangladesh under the hammer as WIndies looks to pile on runs

    West Indies declined to enforce the follow-on against Bangladesh and were 12 without loss in their second innings, an overall lead of 231, at lunch on the third day of the second and final Test at the Beausejour Stadium on Monday.

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