ALICANTE, Spain (AP) — Dongfeng Race Team, the Chinese-backed crew whose hopes of victory in the Volvo Ocean Race were rocked when they had to quit the fifth leg because of a broken mast, have bounced back by taking the lead Sunday in the next 5,010-nautical mile stage from Brazil to the U.S.
Dongfeng mast broke about 200 nautical miles from Cape Horn last month and they were forced to limp to Argentina for some makeshift repairs before a new rig was fitted in Itajaí,...
NEW DELHI (AP) — Olympic Council of Asia secretary-general Randhir Singh says International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach's visit to India will boost the profile of Olympic sports in the country irrespective of whether it bids for the Olympic Games.
Bach was due to arrive late on Sunday with a meeting scheduled with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday amid speculation that India wants to bid for the 2024 Olympics.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Marc Gasol had 25 points and the Memphis Grizzlies took a 3-0 lead in their playoff series over the Trail Blazers by withstanding a late Portland rally for a 115-109 victory on Saturday night.
Courtney Lee had 20 points and Mike Conley added 14 before leaving the game late in the third quarter with a facial injury. Memphis was already thin at point guard with reserve Beno Udrih sidelined with a sprained right ankle.