SHANGHAI (AP) — Jamaica dominated the sprint races at the Diamond League meet in Shanghai on Saturday, with Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce winning the women's 100 meters and Warren Weir capturing gold in the men's 200.
Fraser-Pryce, a two-time Olympic champ, ran 10.93 seconds to beat Blessing Okagbare and defending world champion Carmelita Jeter, who pulled up at the finish with an apparent leg injury.
Weir, the bronze medalist at the London Olympics,...
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Barcelona coach Tito Vilanova will return to New York next week to "undergo further cancer treatment" after having a second tumor in two years removed from his throat in December.
The club says Vilanova will be given "pioneering treatment" from Monday to Friday that was originally scheduled for this summer but was moved forward after Barcelona clinched the Spanish league title last weekend.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Roberto Mancini has bid farewell to Manchester City fans by taking out a full-page ad in the local newspaper, thanking them for their support during his 3 1/2 years in charge.
The Italian was fired by City on Monday after failing to win a major trophy this season, even though he guided the club to the Premier League title 12 months earlier.
In an ad in the Manchester Evening News featuring a picture of a waving Mancini...
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbian police say Predrag Danilovic, who played for the Miami Heat and Dallas Mavericks, is seriously injured after being stabbed in a fight.
Police say Danilovic was hurt during a brawl early Saturday in a cafe in a residential part of the capital, Belgrade. Doctors say Danilovic underwent an operation to treat injuries to his abdomen, head and arms.
The reason for the brawl was not immediately known.
KAVARNA, Bulgaria (AP) — Ryder Cup-winning teammates Graeme McDowell, Nicolas Colsaerts and Francesco Molinari are through to the quarterfinals of the World Match Play Championship.
McDowell beat Bo Van Pelt 2 and 1 on the Thracian Cliffs course Saturday and will look to avenge his loss from last year's final when he meets Colsaerts. The defending champion won 2 up against Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano after being ahead by five shots with five holes to play....
ROME (AP) — A week out from the French Open, Serena Williams is one victory away from winning her fourth consecutive title this year.
The top-ranked American overcame an early break of her serve to roll past Romanian qualifier Simona Halep 6-3, 6-0 Saturday and reach the Italian Open final, extending her career-best winning streak to 23 matches.
In Sunday's final, Williams will face either third-seeded Victoria Azarenka or seventh-seeded Sara Errani...
ROME (AP) — A week out from the French Open, Serena Williams is only one victory away from winning her fourth consecutive title this year.
The top-ranked American overcame an early break of her serve to ease past Romanian qualifier Simona Halep 6-3, 6-0 Saturday and reach the Italian Open final, extending her career-best winning run to 23 matches.
Williams is coming off consecutive titles in Miami; Charleston, S.C.; and Madrid last week....