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  • A message of congratulation is projected onto the Bird's Nest Olympic stadium as people celebrate after Beijing was chosen to host the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing
    China media says Beijing can handle any problem for Winter Games 7 minutes ago

    Chinese state-run media on Saturday lauded the decision to award Beijing the 2022 Winter Olympics, saying the city could handle any problem thrown at it and would aim … More »China media says Beijing can handle any problem for Winter Games

    A message of congratulation is projected onto the Bird's Nest Olympic stadium as people celebrate after Beijing was chosen to host the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing

    Chinese state-run media on Saturday lauded the decision to award Beijing the 2022 Winter Olympics, saying the city could handle any problem thrown at it and would aim to put on a "big party". Beijing, which will host the event with the nearby city of Zhangjiakou, had been the favorite to win the Games ahead of Kazakhstan's …

  • Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson, right reacts with first base coach Tim Leiper, left, after hitting a RBI single to defeat the Kansas City Royals during 11th inning AL baseball action in Toronto on Friday, July 31, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
    After week of trade frenzy, Blue Jays come back to beat Royals in 11 innings 40 minutes ago

    Josh Donaldson hit a walkoff single in the bottom of the 11th inning as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Kansas City Royals 7-6 on Friday night. Donaldson singled off … More »After week of trade frenzy, Blue Jays come back to beat Royals in 11 innings

    Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson, right reacts with first base coach Tim Leiper, left, after hitting a RBI single to defeat the Kansas City Royals during 11th inning AL baseball action in Toronto on Friday, July 31, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

    Josh Donaldson hit a walkoff single in the bottom of the 11th inning as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Kansas City Royals 7-6 on Friday night. Donaldson singled off Royals reliever Franklin Morales to drive home Troy Tulowitzki from second base for the Jays' third straight win. Tulowitzki went 2-for-5 in his third game …

  • Canadian Vasek Pospisil eliminated from Atlanta Open in quarter-finals 1 hour 7 minutes ago

    Canadian Vasek Pospisil is done at the Atlanta Open. The second-seeded Vancouver native fell 4-6, 5-7 (5) to fifth-ranked Marcos Baghdatis of Cyprus on Friday in quarter-final … More »Canadian Vasek Pospisil eliminated from Atlanta Open in quarter-finals

    Canadian Vasek Pospisil is done at the Atlanta Open. The second-seeded Vancouver native fell 4-6, 5-7 (5) to fifth-ranked Marcos Baghdatis of Cyprus on Friday in quarter-final action. Pospisil doubled Baghdatis with 12 service aces, but also added five double faults.

  • After devastating crash nearly ended career, Taylor Phinney to resume cycling at Tour of Utah 1 hour 52 minutes ago

    Taylor Phinney had to endure such a long rehab from a devastating injury that the Olympic cyclist picked up painting and learned to fly a plane, just to help pass the … More »After devastating crash nearly ended career, Taylor Phinney to resume cycling at Tour of Utah

    Taylor Phinney had to endure such a long rehab from a devastating injury that the Olympic cyclist picked up painting and learned to fly a plane, just to help pass the time. The former world pursuit champion and two-time national time trial champion will make his return to racing at the Tour of Utah, a seven-day stage race …

  • Abdominal injury forces Canadian Eugenie Bouchard to withdraw from Citi Open 2 hours 17 minutes ago

    Canadian Eugenie Bouchard withdrew from the Citi Open on Friday due to an abdominal injury. It's the second straight year that Bouchard has withdrawn from the event. … More »Abdominal injury forces Canadian Eugenie Bouchard to withdraw from Citi Open

    Canadian Eugenie Bouchard withdrew from the Citi Open on Friday due to an abdominal injury. It's the second straight year that Bouchard has withdrawn from the event. "I am very disappointed to have to pull out of the Citi Open in Washington, DC," Bouchard said.

  • PGA: Quicken Loans National-Second Round

    (Reuters) - Ryo Ishikawa sank a 30-footer at the last for a third consecutive birdie to edge a stroke in front after the second round while Tiger Woods also charged into contention at the Quicken Loans National in Virginia on Friday. Ishikawa, seeking his first victory on the PGA Tour after twice finishing second, fired …

  • July 31 (Infostrada Sports) - Scores from the U.S. PGA Tour Quicken Loans National at the par-71 course on Friday in Gainesville, Virginia. The cut was set at 140. -11 Ryo Ishikawa (Japan) 63 68 -10 Kevin Chappell (U.S.) 64 68 Rickie Fowler (U.S.) 67 65 -9 David Lingmerth (Sweden) 68 65 -8 Jimmy Walker (U.S.) 71 63 Charles …

  • PGA: Deutsche Bank Championship-Second Round

    (Reuters) - American Billy Hurley III had double cause to celebrate on Friday when he made the cut at the Quicken Loans National in Virginia, then learned that his father had been found by police after going missing 12 days earlier. Hurley sank a four-footer to par his final hole, the 18th, for a one-under-par 70 in the …

  • A rare meaningful game on Canadian soil between two top clubs from Europe is set for Saturday night when Olympique Lyonnais takes on powerhouse Paris St-Germain in the Trophee des Champions. It is France's version of a Super Cup, the league champion versus the Cup winner, except that PSG swept Ligue 1 and the Coupe de …

  • Former Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Cole Hamels, center, leaves the media room with his two sons, Caleb Michael, left, and Braxton, right, after taking questions from the media after being traded to the Texas Rangers prior to the first inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Friday, July 31, 2015, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

    With Cole Hamels, the Texas Rangers have gotten another ace in hopes of getting back to the playoffs — in 2015 and beyond. Texas obtained the Phillies left-hander in an eight-player deal completed before Friday's non-waiver trade deadline after being agreed on earlier in the week. Lefty Matt Harrison and five prospects …

  • NFL: New England Patriots-Training Camp

    The National Football League and its players union asked a federal judge to decide by Sept. 4 whether to uphold star New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's four-game suspension, which could resolve the "Deflategate" scandal before the regular season starts. Friday's request by the NFL Players Association on behalf …

  • Toronto Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos speaks to the media regarding his recent trades before the Jays play against the Kansas City Royals during an AL baseball game in Toronto on Friday, July 31, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

    In the week leading up to the trade deadline, the Toronto Blue Jays traded 11 pitching prospects in an effort to bolster their starting rotation, bullpen and lineup. The final haul turned out to be ace starter David Price, shortstop Troy Tulowitzki, relievers LaTroy Hawkins and Mark Lowe and outfielder Ben Revere. General …

  • Fireworks explode behind a snowboarding sculpture to celebrate Beijing being chosen to host the 2022 Winter Olympics in Chongli county of Zhangjiakou

    By Julian Linden KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Beijing was chosen by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to host the 2022 Winter Olympics on Friday, becoming the first city to be awarded both the summer and winter Games. The Chinese capital beat Kazakhstan's Almaty in a secret ballot of 85 IOC members held at a convention …

  • David Price will make his first start with the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday, barring any more unforeseen transit hiccups. Price's tenure with the Blue Jays literally got off to a bumpy start Friday when his car blew out a tire on his drive from Detroit to Toronto. General manager Alex Anthopoulos got a brief update on …

  • RICOH Women's British Open 2015

    Norway's Suzann Pettersen surged two strokes clear of the field while world number 17 Michelle Wie of the U.S. pulled out with a sore ankle in the Women's British Open second round on Friday. Pettersen, ranked sixth in the world, overcame a strong breeze at the Turnberry links to shoot a three-under-par 69 for a seven-under …