SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — Valentino Rossi won the British Grand Prix in wet conditions Sunday to reclaim the outright lead in the MotoGP championship, with Marc Marquez crashing out in another blow to his title defense.
Rossi, a seven-time world champion, finished in a time of 46 minutes, 15.617 seconds on his Movistar Yamaha at the Silverstone circuit in central England for his fourth victory of the season. The Italian tops the standings on 236 points, a lead of 12...
SENDAI, Japan (AP) — Unbeaten Russia kept up its ruthless form at the women's volleyball World Cup Sunday, beating South Korea in straight sets 25-20, 26-24, 25-22 in Sendai to remain top of the rankings with 17 points.
Tournament top-scorer Nataliya Obmochaeva was again the dominant force, notching 25 points to make it six wins from six for Yuri Marichev's side, which hasn't made the podium at the World Cup since a second-place finish in 1999.
BEIJING (AP) — Sebastian Coe cut into one last, rambling oration from retiring IAAF president Lamine Diack in a bid to characterize the attitude of the new regime running the sport.
"We're more than a discussion about test tubes, blood and urine," Coe, who will replace the 82-year-old Diack as president after the world championships, said Sunday at the Bird's Nest. "It is sadly, slightly the territory that we've inherited and I think one of my responsibilities is to move...
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Ricardo Lucarelli's ace for match point gave top-ranked Brazil a 3-1 victory over the United States on Saturday night in the final match of the USA Volleyball Cup.
The 25-20, 31-33, 25-18, 29-27 victory at the Bren Center on the UC Irvine campus was the third for Brazil in the four-match exhibition series against the United States. The Americans won their lone game in five sets at USC's Galen Center on Wednesday night.
MONTREAL (AP) — The Montreal Impact fired coach Frank Klopas early Sunday.
The team said assistant coach Mauro Biello will take over on an interim basis.
Montreal lost 2-1 at Toronto on Saturday to drop to 8-11-5. The Impact earned only 11 of a possible 33 points in their last 11 outings — a 3-6-2 stretch that started with a 3-1 loss in Toronto on June 24.
The 48-year-old Klopas was in his second season with Montreal after...