• The Team from Germany with Maximilian Arndt, Kevin Korona, Martin Putze and Ben Heber, compete during the men's  4-man bobsled World Cup  in St. Moritz, Switzerland, Sunday,  Feb. 7,  2016.  (Urs Flueeler/Keystone via AP)

    Germany’s Arndt wins 4-man bob World Cup race, European gold

    ST. MORITZ, Switzerland (AP) — Maximilian Arndt of Germany won a four-man bobsled World Cup race on Sunday to extend his standings lead and take the European title.

  • Romania leads Czech Republic 2-1 in Fed Cup

    BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Home favorite Simona Halep has won a crucial point for Romania in a three-set battle against the Czech star Petra Kvitova on Sunday, increasing Romania’s lead to 2-1 at their Fed Cup first-round matchup.

  • Bencic upsets Kerber to give Switzerland 2-1 lead in Fed Cup

    LEIPZIG, Germany (AP) — Belinda Bencic upset Australian Open champion Angelique Kerber 7-6 (4), 6-3 to give Switzerland a 2-1 lead over Germany in their Fed Cup first-round tie on Sunday.

  • Johaug blitzes opposition to win World Cup cross-country

    OSLO, Norway (AP) — Norway’s Therese Johaug blitzed the opposition to win the 30-kilometer cross-country World Cup meet on Sunday.

    Updated: 6:58 am

  • Willett wins Dubai Desert Classic with birdie putt on 18th

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Danny Willett of England sank a birdie putt from 15 feet on the final hole to win the Dubai Desert Classic title by one shot on Sunday.

  • Switzerland's Lara Gut speeds down the course during an Alpine Ski women's World Cup Super G race, in Garmisch Partenkirchen, Germany, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati)

    Lara Gut wins Super-G World Cup race, Vonn 3rd

    GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) — Lindsey Vonn is getting some competition for the overall World Cup title although she is still comfortably ahead.

    Updated: 6:36 am

  • Bertens gives Dutch surprise win over Russia in Fed Cup

    MOSCOW (AP) — Last year’s finalist Russia suffered a surprise first-round defeat in the Fed Cup on Sunday as the Netherlands built an unassailable 3-0 lead when Kiki Bertens beat Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-1, 6-4 in the first reverse singles match.

    Updated: 6:10 am

  • Winner Switzerland's Carlo Janka is airborne during a men's World Cup super-G race, also a test event of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics, at the Jeongseon Alpine Centre in Jeongseon, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

    Janka wins super-G at 2018 Olympics test by large margin

    JEONGSEON, South Korea (AP) — Former overall World Cup champion Carlo Janka won the super-G test event for the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics by a large margin Sunday, while several pre-race favorites failed to finish their runs in a race that was much more challenging than the downhill a day earlier.

  • Williams, Stephens give US 2-0 Fed Cup lead over Poland

    KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (AP) — Venus Williams beat Paula Kania 7-5, 6-2, and Sloane Stephens beat Magda Linette, 6-2 6-4 on Saturday to give the U.S. a 2-0 lead over Poland after the opening day of their Fed Cup first round.

  • Fiorentina fails to keep up pressure on leaders after draw

    MILAN (AP) — Fiorentina failed to keep up the pressure on the top two in Serie A as it was held at Bologna to 1-1 after midfielder Mati Fernandez was sent off early in the second half on Saturday.