Sports Headline

China's Li Na pulls out of US Open because of knee


Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Two-time major champion Li Na pulled out of the U.S. Open on Thursday because of a knee injury which she said...full story
updated 2014-07-31 11:22 PM
The Sports Gallery
American League shortstop Derek Jeter, of the New York Yankees, waves as he is taken out of the game in the top of the fourth inning of the MLB All-Star baseball game, Tuesday, July 15, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) American League shortstop Derek Jeter, of the New York Yankees, singles during the third inning of the MLB All-Star baseball game, Tuesday, July 15, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) American League catcher Kurt Suzuki, of the Minnesota Twins, celebrates with American League pitcher pitcher Glen Perkins, of the Minnesota Twins, after their 5-3 victory inning in the MLB All-Star baseball game, Tuesday, July 15, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) American League shortstop Derek Jeter, of the New York Yankees, tries to throw out the National League's Andrew McCutchen at first base during the first inning of the MLB All-Star baseball game, Tuesday, July 15, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) Shortstop Derek Jeter, of the New York Yankees, waves to the crowd during the first inning of the MLB All-Star baseball game, Tuesday, July 15, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone) FILE - In this May 6, 2014 file photo, Juventus coach Antonio Conte and his daughter celebrate at the end of a Serie A soccer match against Atalanta after Juventus clinched its third straight and 30th overall Serie A title, at the Juventus stadium, in Turin, Italy. On Tuesday, July 15, 2014 the Juventus' website announced that Conte terminated his contract with three-time Serie A champion by mutual consent in a shock move just as the Turin club begins preparations for next season. Conte had one year remaining on his contract with Juventus. (AP Photo/Massimo Pinca, file) American League shortstop Derek Jeter, of the New York Yankees, waves as he is taken out of the game in the top of the fourth inning of the MLB All-Star baseball game, Tuesday, July 15, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) American League shortstop Derek Jeter, of the New York Yankees, waves as he is taken out of the game in the top of the fourth inning of the MLB All-Star baseball game, Tuesday, July 15, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone) FILE - In tis April 10, 2005, file photo, Tiger Woods, right, gets the green jacket from Phil Mickelson, left, after winning the  Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File) American League's Mike Trout, of the Los Angeles Angels, makes a RBI triple in the first inning of the MLB All-Star baseball game, Tuesday, July 15, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
    Updated: 2014撟?8??01? 05:40 GMT+08:00
Sports
 
China's Li Na pulls out of US Open because of knee

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Two-time major champion Li Na pulled out of the U.S. Open on Thursday because of a knee injury which she said....Fullstory

2014-07-31 11:22 PM

Sri Lanka drops Mendis, retains Dickwella

Associated Press

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) -- Sri Lanka has dropped spinner Ajantha Mendis and retained wicketkeeper batsman Niroshan Dickwella for the two-test series against Pakistan starting....Fullstory

2014-07-31 10:01 PM

UEFA investigating Dnipro over crowd trouble

Associated Press

NYON, Switzerland (AP) -- UEFA opened an investigation Thursday into the crowd trouble which marred Wednesday's Champions League match between Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk and FC Copenhagen. The....Fullstory

2014-07-31 09:22 PM

Goffin beats top-seed Kohlschreiber in Kitzbuehel

Associated Press

KITZBUEHEL, Austria (AP) -- David Goffin of Belgium won the last five games to complete a 6-3, 7-5 win over top-seeded Philipp Kohlschreiber in the....Fullstory

2014-07-31 08:42 PM

England vs. India 3rd test

Associated Press

SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) -- Scoreboard Thursday at the close of the third test between England and India at the Rose Bowl. ....Fullstory

2014-07-31 08:42 PM

England wins 3rd test vs. India, squares series
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) -- England won the third test against India at the Rose Bowl by 266 runs to square the series at 1-1. ___ England: 569-7....Fullstory

2014-07-31 08:22 PM

Aussie weightlifter arrested for alleged assault

Associated Press

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) -- The Australian team says weightlifter Francois Etoundi has been stripped of his Commonwealth Games accreditation after being arrested over an alleged....Fullstory

2014-07-31 05:22 PM

West Ham's Morrison charged with assault on women

Associated Press

MANCHESTER, England (AP) -- Police say West Ham midfielder Ravel Morrison has been charged with assaulting two women. Morrison has been charged with common assault for....Fullstory

2014-07-31 05:01 PM

Your Top Plays for Today Your Top Plays for Today
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide ___ --SERENA WILLIAMS WINS FIRST MATCH IN RETURN, BEATING KAROLINA PLISKOVA IN BANK OF THE WEST Top-ranked Serena Williams won....Fullstory

2014-07-31 03:22 PM

Wednesday's Major League Linescores
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

AMERICAN LEAGUE Oakland 010 000 000--1 4 1 Houston 600 020 00x--8 8 0 Hammel, Cook (5), O'Flaherty (6), Abad (7), Gregerson (8) and D.Norris; Keuchel and Corporan. W_Keuchel 10-7. L_Hammel 0-4. HRs_Oakland, Donaldson (23). Houston, Grossman (4),....Fullstory

2014-07-31 02:22 PM

Europa League Glance

Associated Press

BC-SOC--Europa League Glance Europa League ....Fullstory

2014-07-31 11:22 PM

Frenchman Renard new Ivory Coast coach

Associated Press

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) -- Frenchman Herve Renard has been appointed Ivory Coast coach, succeding compatriot Sabri Lamouchi, who failed to lead the talent-filled West....Fullstory

2014-07-31 09:42 PM

French wrestler Steeve Guenot risks 2-year ban

Associated Press

PARIS (AP) -- Former Olympic wrestling champion Steeve Guenot of France faces a possible two-year ban for flouting doping relegations and could miss the 2016....Fullstory

2014-07-31 08:42 PM

Villumsen wins road cycling time trial gold

Associated Press

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) -- Denmark-born New Zealand road cyclist Linda Villumsen finally has a gold medal at the Commonwealth Games. After earning silver at New Delhi....Fullstory

2014-07-31 08:42 PM

England beats India in 3rd test to square series England beats India in 3rd test to square series
By JACK BEZANTS
Associated Press

SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) -- England Moeen Ali took six wickets to lead the hosts to a 266-run win over India in the third test on....Fullstory

2014-07-31 08:22 PM

Amputee jumper won't contest team exclusion Amputee jumper won't contest team exclusion

Associated Press

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- A German amputee long jumper says he will not contest the decision to exclude him from the upcoming European Championships. Paralympic champion....Fullstory

2014-07-31 06:42 PM

Neymar says back improving during Japan trip Neymar says back improving during Japan trip

Associated Press

TOKYO (AP) -- Showing no sign of the back injury that knocked him out of the World Cup, Neymar says he is feeling better and....Fullstory

2014-07-31 05:01 PM

World Cup adds froth to German beer sales

Associated Press

BERLIN (AP) -- German beer sales rose by 4.4 percent in the year's first half, gaining froth from the beginning of the country's run to....Fullstory

2014-07-31 04:42 PM

Dodgers beat Braves 3-2 for 5th straight win Dodgers beat Braves 3-2 for 5th straight win
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Matt Kemp singled in the winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning and Zack Greinke struck out a season-high....Fullstory

2014-07-31 03:01 PM

National League Standings
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

East Division W L Pct GB Washington 58 47 .552 -- Atlanta 58 50 .537 1? Miami 53 54 .495 6 New York 52 56 .481 7? Philadelphia 47 61 .435 12? Central Division W L Pct GB Milwaukee 60 49 .550 -- Pittsburgh 57 50 .533 2 St. Louis 56 50 .528 2? Cincinnati 53 54 .495 6 Chicago 44 62 .415 14? West Division W L Pct GB Los Angeles 61 47 .565 -- San Francisco 58 50 .537 3 San Diego 48 59 .449 12? Arizona 47 61 .435 14 Colorado 44 63 .411 16? ___ Tuesday's Games Cincinnati 3, Arizona 0 Tampa Bay 5, Milwaukee 1 Philadelphia 6, N.Y. Mets 0 Miami 3,....Fullstory

2014-07-31 02:22 PM

HOME |  WORLD |  Politics |  Business |  Sports |  Lifestyle |  TAIWAN |  Technology |  Health |  SUPPLEMENT |  Society |  OPINION
  • Taiwan News  ©  2014 All Rights Reserved.