TOKYO (AP) — Viktor Axelsen underlined his red-hot form and confidence when he won his second world badminton championship after beating first-time finalist Kunlavut Vitidsarn 21-5, 21-16 on Sunday.
GENEVA (AP) — A Russian official was among the candidates announced Wednesday for the International Skating Union’s elections in June, if he is allowed to stand to retain his place as a vice president.
KAWAGOE, Japan (AP) — Lexi Thompson had to bring in a team manager the last three holes when her caddie succumbed to the heat. Players walked down sunbaked fairways using umbrellas, some of them occasionally holding a bag of ice on their heads.
TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic:
SANDWICH, England (AP) — Collin Morikawa is the champion golfer of the year.
Morikawa captured the British Open on Sunday for his second major championship in two years. It was his first time playing the British Open, just like it was his first time playing the PGA Championship when he won at Harding Park last year.
Russia is competing under another new name at the Tokyo Olympics, the latest fallout from the Games’ longest-running doping saga.
You won't see the Russian flag above any podiums but the national colors are on the uniforms.
Asian water polo championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, from Feb. 12-16 canceled.
Diving Grand Prix in Madrid from Feb. 14-16: China team withdrew.
Olympic women’s qualifying event in Podgorica, Montenegro from March 20-22 postponed to June.
Olympic women’s qualifying event in Lliria Spain from March 20-22 postponed to June.