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Untapable favored in Breeders' Cup Distaff

...fever last week, removing the biggest threat from today's headline race on the opening day of the two-day world championships at Santa Anita.Her absence cast Untapable in the role of the early 5-2 favorite for the 1?-mile race...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-10-30/untapable-favored-br
Defending champion Connecticut is No. 1 in preseason poll

...player of the Final Four. She was the only college player on the U.S. national team that won a gold medal at the world championship earlier this month.South Carolina was second in the poll ? it's best ranking since Jan. 3, 1982. The Gamecocks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-10-30/defending-champion-connec
Shared Belief favorite for Breeders Cup Classic

...in North America's richest race, which caps Saturday's card of nine Breeders' Cup races.The $26 million world championships open Friday with four races, including the $2 million Distaff at 1 1/8 miles.An ankle injury has kept two-time...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-10-27/shared-belief-favori
California Chrome, undefeated Shared Belief to meet in $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic

...including five defending champions, which were pre-entered Wednesday for the $26 million, 13-race Breeders' Cup world championships being held for the third consecutive year at Santa Anita on Oct. 31 and Nov. 1.Fifteen horses ? one more than...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-10-22/california-chrome-undefeated-shar
Overtime

...GymnasticsBiles dominates en route to titleIn Nanning, China, American Simone Biles capped her dominance at the gymnastics world championships Sunday, winning gold medals on the balance beam and the floor exercise on the final day of competition.Biles...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-10-12/overtime
US gymnast Simone Biles defends all-around title in world championships

...United States, became the first woman in 11 years to win consecutive all-around gold medals at the gymnastics world championships on Friday.Biles posted the top floor score of 15.066 to finish with 60.231 points and successfully defend...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-10-10/us-gymnast-simone-biles-defends-a
USA Swimming suspends Michael Phelps for 6 months

...and forcing him to withdraw from next year's world championships.Phelps, 29, also lost six months of funding...Baltimore club, but he had already qualified for the world championships in Russia next August, which is the biggest international...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-06/usa-swimming-suspends-michae
Trainer Doug O'Neill banned from Breeders' Cup after one of his horses fails drug test

...on Friday from entering horses in this year's world championships after he was suspended and fined by New York racing...permitted to participate in the 2014 Breeders' Cup World Championships and I will not appeal it," O'Neill said.Under...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-10-03/trainer-doug-oneill-banned-breede
US tops Australia to reach final at women's world championship

...Sue Bird has played in enough world championship medal games to know that they...semifinals of the women's world championship."I know at one point during...who is playing in her fourth world championship. "Just because it's us teams...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-10-04/us-tops-australia-re
US women's team routs France in world championship

...team-record 71 percent in a 94-72 rout at the women's world championship Friday.Brittney Griner had 17 points and Tina...points.The U.S. has won 30 straight games at the world championship and Olympics since falling to Russia in the semifinals...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-10-03/us-womens-team-routs-france-world