Posts Tagged Asia

US women’s hoops cruises past China 99-75

PARIS (AP) — Nneka Ogwumike scored 16 points and Jantel Lavender added 14 to help the U.S. women’s national team beat China 99-75 on Saturday in an exhibition game.

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Alonso fastest in final Singapore GP practice

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain, center, shakes hands with team mate Nico Rosberg of Germany, right, while red Bull Racing driver Daniel Ricciardo of Australia, left, looks on after the qualifying session for the Singapore Grand Prix on the Marina Bay City Circuit in Singapore, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton qualified for pole position while Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany, was second and Red Bull Racing driver Daniel Ricciardo of Australia, qualified third for tomorrows race.(AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

SINGAPORE (AP) — The margin was closer than ever, and their rivals a tougher challenge, yet the outcome was the same as usual Saturday as Mercedes locked out the front row for the Singapore Grand Prix, with Lewis Hamilton edging Nico Rosberg by a mere seven thousandths of a second.

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North Korean weightlifter sets world record

INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — North Korea’s Om Yun Chol has set a world record in the clean and jerk, lifting 170 kilograms in the men’s 56-kilogram class at the Asian Games.

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Pliskova beats Kirilenko to reach final in Korea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Second-seeded Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic rallied from a set down on Saturday to beat Russia’s Maria Kirilenko 4-6, 7-6 (5), 6-3 and reach the final of the Korea Open.

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Wozniacki, Ivanovic make final at Pan Pacific Open

Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark returns a shot against Garbine Muguruza of Spain during their semifinals match of the Pan Pacific Open Tennis tournament in Tokyo, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

TOKYO (AP) — Second-seeded Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark beat Garbine Muguruza of Spain 6-4, 2-6, 6-2 on Saturday to reach the final of the Pan Pacific Open.

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