CHASKA, Minnesota Home advantage for an experienced United States line-up versus European dominance -- just one of many compelling matchups to savor in next week's Ryder Cup between two star-studded teams at Hazeltine National.
The reputation of the top American golfers will not be the only thing on the line for hosts the United States at next week's Ryder Cup in Chaska, Minnesota.
MADRID Honda's Marc Marquez ended MotoGP's streak of eight different winners and moved a big step closer to taking his third world title with victory at Spain's MotorLand Aragon circuit on Sunday.
Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez has died age 24, the team confirmed in a statement on Sunday with media reports saying he was killed in a boating accident on Miami Beach.
LONDON British cyclist Bradley Wiggins has defended his use of banned substances under medical exemption rules, saying he was not looking for "unfair advantage" but merely trying to mitigate the impact of asthma and allergies.
BERLIN Ethiopia's Kenenisa Bekele narrowly missed out on a new world record when he out-sprinted Kenya's Wilson Kipsang to win the Berlin marathon in the second fastest race of all time on Sunday.
Goeido became the first "kadoban" ozeki in sumo history to win an Emperor's Cup with an unblemished record after he registered his 15th victory by defeating fellow ozeki Kotoshogiku at the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament on Sunday.
DOHA Qatar has appointed a new coach to head its national soccer team in a bid to revive fading hopes of qualifying for its first World Cup finals in Russia in 2018.
Japan will host the Asian Games for the third time in 2026 after Aichi prefecture and its capital Nagoya were confirmed as the venue for the multi-sport event by the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) on Sunday.
TOKYO Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki continued her revival by brushing aside Japanese teenager Naomi Osaka 7-5 6-3 on Sunday to win the Pan Pacific Open for the second time and secure her first title of the year.
After last week's bombing of a U.N. aid convoy in Syria dealt a death blow to a ceasefire deal in which he had invested all his diplomatic capital with Russia, the U.S. Secretary of State tossed aside a page of notes and looked at Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov across the horseshoe-shaped table in the U.N. Security Council.