• Baseball pays for clinic documents tied to doping case

     

    NEW YORK — Major League Baseball paid a former employee of a Florida anti-aging clinic linked to performance-enhancing drugs for documents, The New York Times reported Thursday on its website.

    The newspaper reported that two unidentified people briefed on …

  • Australia targets top five at Rio Games

     

    SYDNEY — Better use of resources rather than more government funding will help Australia return to the top five Olympic nations, Australia Olympic Committee President John Coates said Friday. The AOC has set a top-five target for the 2016 …

  • Di Stefano released from hospital

     

    VALENCIA, Spain — Football great Alfredo Di Stefano has been released from hospital following a routine checkup of his heart condition. The Argentine-born Di Stefano was admitted Tuesday to Valencia’s La Fe hospital. The 86-year-old underwent a quadruple bypass …

  • Greinke breaks collarbone in brawl


     

    SAN DIEGO — Dodgers pitcher Zack Greinke broke his left collarbone in a bench-clearing brawl with the San Diego Padres during Los Angeles’ 3-2 victory Thursday night.

    Juan Uribe’s pinch-hit home run in the eighth put the Dodgers ahead, …

  • ‘Armstrong sells Austin estate’

     

    AUSTIN, Texas — Disgraced US cyclist Lance Armstrong, who is the subject of multiple lawsuits after confessing to doping, has sold his property in Austin, it was reported Thursday. The Austin American Statesman reported that Armstrong had sold the …

  • Pune earns first points in IPL

     

    NEW DELHI — Suffering the ignominy of 11 straight losses, Pune Warriors India, Thursday decided it was time to tinker with the records at the Subrata Roy Sahara Stadium.

    Pune scored a convincing seven-wicket victory over Rajasthan Royals to …

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