Tokyo organisers promise cost-cutting for 2020 Olympics

November 30, 2016 in Sports

TOKYO, Japan (AP) — Hoping to avoid last-minute financial pressures, Japanese officials said Wednesday they are determined to keep total costs of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics Games below 2 trillion yen (US$18 billion) after a three-day debriefing from organisers of the Rio de Janeiro Games. Rio...

Plane carrying Brazilian football players crashes in Colombia

November 29, 2016 in Sports

[caption id="attachment_15505" align="alignleft" width="300"] This photo taken on November 23, 2016 shows Brazil's Chapecoense players posing for pictures during their 2016 Copa Sudamericana semifinal second leg football match against Argentina's San Lorenzo held at Arena Conda stadium, in Chapeco, Brazil.[/caption] BOGOTA, Colombia (AFP) — A charter...

Curry and the Warriors take revenge against Lakers

November 24, 2016 in Sports

OAKLAND (AP) - Stephen Curry had 31 points with seven triples and nine assists,Kevin Durant scored 28 andGolden State Warriors showed an impressive pace in attack in the first half to overcome 149-106 Wednesday aboutLos Angeles Lakers plagued casualties. The attendance record Warriors 47 passes for...