Rock-steady Jim Furyk maintained both momentum and a two-shot lead in the second round of the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational while seven-time champion Tiger Woods again struggled with his putting.
Drunken rower Josh Booth has been sent home from the London Olympics, compounding the pain of Australia's miserable Games on another day lined with silver and bronze.
Athletics took centre stage at London 2012 when home favourite Jessica Ennis thrilled a raucous crowd in the heptathlon, while US swimmers hogged the limelight in the pool.
Boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. has been released from a Las Vegas jail after serving two months of a 90-day sentence for domestic violence, police said.
Michael Phelps, showing no signs of complacency after breaking every imaginable record in Olympic swimming, won the men's 100 metres butterfly gold medal at the London Games.
Andy Murray has ridden the wave of British euphoria at the Olympics to reach the men's singles final with victory over world number two Novak Djokovic of Serbia at Wimbledon.
Some of the 32 Ebola patients in isolation at a government hospital in western Uganda's Kibaale district are responding to treatment and may be discharged soon, a health official says.
Members of an all-woman Russian punk band on trial for staging a protest at the altar of Moscow's main cathedral will likely receive long jail terms despite President Vladimir Putin saying they should not be judged too harshly, a defence lawyer said.
By the time the robotic Mars laboratory dubbed Curiosity streaks into the thin Martian atmosphere at hypersonic speed on Sunday night (US time), the spacecraft will be in charge of its own seven-minute final approach to the surface of the Red Planet.
New Zealand has sprinted to victory in the men's Olympic double sculls, powering through on the line to confirm their domination of the event and kick off what is expected to be a strong regatta for the Kiwis.
Goals in each half from Abby Wambach and Sydney Leroux fired the United States into the semi-finals of the Olympic women's football tournament with a 2-0 win over New Zealand at St. James' Park on Friday.
Alviro Petersen scored 182, his highest in a test match, as he steered South African to a commanding 419 all out on day two of the second test at Headingley.
Olympic sensation Ye Shiwen has hit back at a top American coach who suggested the Chinese swimmer could be using banned substances, telling state news agency Xinhua that John Leonard had acted unprofessionally.
Canadian pop star Justin Bieber has pulled out the Hollywood stops in his latest video for the single "As Long As You Love Me," making a sort of mini-film showing his grown-up side.
German-born Philip Hindes said he deliberately crashed after making a poor start in the heats of the Olympic track cycling team sprint, an event in which he and fellow Britons Chris Hoy and Jason Kenny went on to win gold.
US corn production has shrunk 7 percent versus the government's downgraded estimate a week ago, a Reuters poll found today, with a worsening drought likely to cause more damage before the month is out.
Experienced American Jim Furyk outshone the biggest names in the game as he took control of the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational with a dazzling seven-under-par 63 in the opening round.
Michael Phelps became the first male swimmer to win the same event at three successive Olympics when he clinched the men's 200 metres individual medley gold medal at the London Games.