University of Texas approves SEC move in '25
In a brief huddle of the Board of Regents on Friday, the University of Texas approved a move to the Southeastern Conference in 2025.
A'ja Wilson, Breanna Stewart fuel Team USA past Japan
A'ja Wilson collected 20 points and 10 rebounds to pace the United States to an 86-69 victory over Japan on Friday at the Tokyo Olympics in a game played in Saitama, Japan.
Blast hits bus carrying soccer team in Somalia's Kismayo, 5 dead -police
GAROWE, Somalia (Reuters) - An explosive planted on a bus carrying soccer players in Somalia's port city of Kismayo killed at least five players, a police officer said on Friday.
Olympics-Soccer-U.S. and Canada set up semi-final date with shootout wins
TOKYO (Reuters) -The United States and Canada set up a mouth-watering semi-final in the women's Olympic soccer tournament with both teams having prevailed in penalty shootouts on Friday.
UPDATE 3-Olympics-Soccer-U.S. and Canada set up semi-final date with shootout wins
TOKYO, July 30 (Reuters) - The United States and Canada set up a mouth-watering semi-final in the women's Olympic soccer tournament with both teams having prevailed in penalty shootouts on Friday.
UPDATE 2-Olympics-Hockey-Argentina, Spain march into men's quarters, India's women win
TOKYO, July 30 (Reuters) - Reigning Olympic champions Argentina reached the quarter-finals of the Tokyo 2020 men's hockey tournament on Friday, sending New Zealand packing with a convincing 4-1 win.
Olympics-Beach Volleyball-Rio champion reaches knockouts, U.S. women top pool
TOKYO (Reuters) - Brazil's Rio 2016 gold medallist Bruno Schmidt and Italian silver medallists Paolo Nicolai and Daniele Lupo booked spots in the Olympic beach volleyball knockouts after winning their final pool matches to finish with three victories each on Friday.
Hard-won gains being lost as Delta variant spreads - WHO
GENEVA (Reuters) - Hard-won gains in fighting COVID-19 are being lost, as the highly transmissible Delta variant spreads, but WHO-approved vaccines remain effective against the disease, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday.
American Xander Schauffele fires 63, takes second-round lead at Olympics
Xander Schauffele shot a second-round 63 to move into the lead entering the third round at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics tournament at Kasumigaseki Country Club in Kawagoe, Japan.
Olympics-Baseball-U.S. thrash Israel 8-1, Dominican Republic down Mexico
YOKOHAMA, Japan (Reuters) -Japanese league players and different generations of Major League Baseball (MLB) talent secured wins for the United States and the Dominican Republic on Friday, leaving Israel with two chances to win a game and Mexico facing a big match on Saturday.
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