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NEW ORLEANS: Drew Brees threw four touchdown passes as the New Orleans Saints breezed to a 38-17 win over the Miami Dolphins in a clash of unbeaten National Football League teams on Monday. Brees connected on 30-of-39 passes and 413 yards for the Saints, who were coming off a dominating…

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PARIS: Many elite athletes who competed at the 2012 Olympic Games had levels of oral health similar to those of poverty-stricken communities, a study said on Monday. Researchers at University College London examined the teeth and gums of 302 athletes who visited a dental clinic at the London 2012 Olympic…

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SYDNEY: Australian winemaker Bob Oatley’s Hamilton Island Yacht Club was Tuesday formally announced as the Challenger of Record to current holders Oracle Team USA for the next America’s Cup. The announcement comes just days after Team USA, owned by billionaire software mogul Larry Ellison, completed one of the greatest comebacks…

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GLASGOW: England’s David Howell claimed his first European Tour title in seven years after beating American Peter Uihlein in a play-off to win the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship on Sunday. Having completed a final round of 67, Howell saw overnight leader Uihlein fail to sink a 15-foot birdie putt on…

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Tony Lascuna gears up for a tough outing against the cream of the local pro crop as he zeroes in on the second straight Order of Merit crown when the ICTSI Philippine Golf Tour resumes with the 12th leg at Splendido next week. From a mere P40,000 lead in winnings…

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SAN Mig Coffee will be aiming to establish a comfortable 2-0 lead when it faces Meralco Bolts at 7:15 p.m. today in the best-of-five semifinals battle of the 2013 Philippine Basketball Association Governor’s Cup at the Araneta Coliseum. The Coffee Mixers employed a decisive run in the final half to…

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The Filipino Dragons bagged one gold, one silver and one bronze in the Singapore Dragon Boat Festival 2013 held at Bedok Reservoir in Singapore. The Filipino paddlers dominated the Women’s 12-Crew category then placed second in Overall Expatriate Cup division. The team took the bronze in the Open/Men’s 22-Crew event.…

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FIDE Master (FM) Hamed Nouri grabbed the solo second spot after six rounds in the Hong Kong International Open Chess Championships 2013 being held at the Convocation Room of the University of Hong Kong. Nouri overpowered FM Tsang Hon Ki of Hong Kong to raise his score to five points,…

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BEIJING: Li Na said she was enjoying her most consistent season ever after she won her first match at the China Open on Sunday (Monday in Manila), joining top seed Serena Williams in the second round. The Chinese star opened her bid for her biggest title on home soil in…

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The chase for badminton titles and ranking points resumes this month when the MVP Sports Foundation-Philippine Badminton Ranking System (PBaRS) holds its eighth leg on October 26 to 31 at Powersmash and Robinsons Place Manila. The first three days will be held at Powersmash while the quarterfinals, semifinals and finals…