Spain's Marc Marquez setting the pace in Moto GP ranks

...the Spaniard doesn't make such easy work of the world championship.The reigning world champion has shown no lingering...things interesting.Pedrosa finished third in the world championship in 2013. Movistar Yamaha's former world champion...

Japanese star Mao Asada sets record in winning short program at World Figure Skating Championships

...Adelina Sotnikova, of Russia, isn't competing."I was very nervous," Kostner said. "But this is my 13th world championship so I just kept telling myself not to be nervous."Akiko Suzuki, who is retiring after this event, was fourth...

Tigers GM Dave Dombrowski has seen game grow, change over long career

...off."I enjoy working for the Tigers," Dombrowski said. "That's what I'm focused on ? it's winning a world championship this year, and I'm signed for next season too, and I'm very happy in that. And I don't really worry about...

American teen Mikaela Shiffrin defends slalom title

...birthday.Shiffrin led from start to finish, as she did at the Sochi Games two weeks ago. She now has Olympic and world championship gold medals and two World Cup titles in her specialty event."My first win was just amazing, it was the start...

CSRA Fight Party Round 1 Boxing brings pro fights back to Augusta

...from the area and beyond."We have some local fighters who have been Golden Gloves champions, national champions," Smith said. "We're looking to continue that legacy of world championship boxers coming from the Augusta area."

Tom Gilliland Jr.

...fifteen years at the North Augusta Parks and Recreation Department, and coached Arena Football which led them to a World Championship. He was an avid NASCAR and college sports fan. Survivors include his daughter, Katye Gilliland, North Augusta...

Igor Grinko

...for Ukraine, the former Soviet Union, Estonia and the National Coach for China. He coached his athletes to many World Championship and Olympic medals and is one of the most decorated coaches in the sport of rowing. Mr. Grinko is survived by...

Area baseball standouts gain exposure at prep baseball showcase

...Chandler Corley and Peyton Jones, and Greenbrier's Adam Sasser, participated in the World Wood Bat Association World Championship in Jupiter, Fla., from Oct. 24-28.The high school showcase, put on by Perfect Game, is considered the...

Elway gets 3-year extension, new GM title

...said in a statement that he was grateful for the opportunity and "we remain relentlessly committed to delivering a world championship" to Denver.The Broncos are coming off their first AFC title in 15 years but they were blown out 43-8 by Seattle...

American sliding takes step forward after strong Olympics

...he's hardly the only one with that sense of anticipation. And since the U.S. Olympic Committee takes world-championship and Olympic performance into significant account when doling out budget cash, chances seem high that the Americans...