Red-hot Keys cools off Vandeweghe to take Stanford WTA title

Madison Keys looked to be in US Open form early on Sunday at the WTA Tour's Stanford tournament, beating American compatriot CoCo Vandeweghe 7-6 (7/4), 6-4 for her third career title.The 22-year-old Keys was pleased with the win after battling injuries...

Maduro offers official plane to blocked Venezuelan athletes

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Sunday offered his official plane to national athletes who have had to forfeit competitions abroad because of lack of commercial flights out of their crisis-hit country."If they can't manage (flights) because of s...

Bowie scorches 100m, Walsh masters shot

American Tori Bowie upset Jamaican favourite Elaine Thompson to win world 100m on Sunday, as New Zealander Tomas Walsh dominated the shot put with a stunning series of throws.Before another packed-out session at the London Stadium, Greek pole vaulter E...

Falcons’ Collins banned 10 NFL games for 2nd doping offense

Atlanta Falcons cornerback Jalen Collins has been suspended for 10 days without pay for a second violation of the NFL's performance-enhancing drugs policy, the league said Sunday.Collins, 24, served a four-game suspension last season for his first offe...

Men in army uniforms attack Venezuela military base

Further unrest in Venezuela after an attempted uprising against President Nicolas Maduro at a military base in Valencia.Men in army fatigues had circulated a video on social media, claiming that they were soldiers and declaring a rebellion.

NewFilmmakers LA Premieres Comedy at August 2017 Film Festival

On Saturday, August 26th, 2017, NewFilmmakers Los Angeles (NFMLA) kicks off with two programs of short films. These 12 short films are from the USA, United Kingdom, Switzerland and Ireland. In the third program, NFMLA presents InFocus: Youth Cinema.

Bowie wins women’s 100m world title, Thompson flops

American Tori Bowie won the women's 100 metres world title on Sunday making up for her silver in last year's Olympics while Rio gold medallist Elaine Thompson struggled home in fifth place.The 26-year-old made up metres on long time leader Marie-Josee ...

New Zealand’s Walsh takes shot put gold

Tomas Walsh of New Zealand won the men's shot put world title on Sunday with a stunning series of throws climaxing with a best of 22.03 metres.The 25-year-old -- a former builder which he credits for his body strength -- edged out America's defending c...

Zverev defeats Anderson for fourth title of year

World number eight Alexander Zverev of Germany captured his fourth title of the year Sunday, defeating South Africa's Kevin Anderson 6-4, 6-4 in the ATP and WTA Citi Open men's final.The 20-year-old from Hamburg dropped only nine points on his serve an...

Venezuela’s military: Key things to know

The powerful military in riot-torn Venezuela has sworn "unconditional loyalty" to the leftist government of embattled President Nicolas Maduro. It is a key player in the ongoing political crisis.Maduro in turn has granted it vast powers, not just in mi...

Attack on UN office in Colombia injures police officer

A police officer was injured Sunday in an attack on a UN mission monitoring the disarming of rebels in Colombia as part of its peace deal, authorities said. Assailants attacked the location where the FARC rebel group had a weapons stash in the southwes...