• Trump would spend billions more on military, but for what?

    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s US military buildup plan would cost hundreds of billions of dollars - but with no apparent strategy, defense experts from across the political spectrum say.

  • Kerber celebrates No. 1 by reaching final

    Reaching top of the world seems to agree with Angelique Kerber, who celebrates her ascension to the number one ranking with a 6-4 6-3 win over Caroline Wozniacki to advance to the U.S. Open final.

  • Serena crashes out of US Open

    Serena Williams crashes out of the US Open, her semi-final defeat to Karolina Pliskova costing her a shot at a 23rd Grand Slam title.

  • Serena fends off Halep

    World number one Serena Williams fends off spirited Simona Halep, downing the fifth-seeded Romanian 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 to reach the US Open semi-finals.

  • Liberty agrees $8 billion F1 takeover

    Formula One enters a new era as US billionaire John Malone's Liberty Media agrees a takeover that values the motorsport at $8 billion.

  • Lochte banned 10 months

    US swimmer Ryan Lochte is slapped with a 10-month suspension following his bogus gunpoint robbery story during a drunken night out at the Olympics.

  • Wawrinka into semis after ousting Del Potro

    Swiss third seed Stan Wawrinka outlasts tiring former champion Juan Martin del Potro in four sets to advance to the semi-finals of the U.S. Open.

  • Williams fights off Halep to reach semis

    Simona Halep does something no one else was able to do against Serena Williams at the U.S. Open but still cannot not stop the world number one from advancing to the semi-finals.

  • Altidore fires USA

    Striker Jozy Altidore scores twice as the United States thrash Trinidad and Tobago 4-0 to book their place in the final round of the CONCACAF region's 2018 World Cup qualifiers.

  • Another short work day sees Djokovic into semis

    Novak Djokovic's path to a 10th successive US Open semi-final has been a strange one, but the world number one isn't complaining.

  • Murray romps into quarter-finals

    Second seed and 2012 champion Andy Murray crushes Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov 6-1, 6-2, 6-2 to reach a sixth US Open quarter-final.

  • Serena storms into quarters in record-smashing style

    Serena Williams storms into the US Open quarter-finals in record-smashing style by easing past Kazakhstan's Yaroslava Shvedova 6-2 6-3 to claim her record 308th grand slam match win,

  • Venus takes next step to possible sisters showdown

    Venus Williams moves within two wins of a possible sisterly showdown with Serena in the semi-finals of the U.S. Open by beating German 26th seed Laura Siegemund.

  • Kyrgios quits US Open in tears

    A tearful Nick Kyrgios, a dark horse to win the US Open, retires from his third-round match against Ukraine's Illya Marchenko with a hip injury.

  • USA edge closer to final round

    Borussia Dortmund teenager Christian Pulisic scores twice as the United States thrashed Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 6-0.

  • Wawrinka rolls into third round

    Twice grand slam winner Stan Wawrinka rallies from 5-2 down in the second set to clinch victory over Italian Alessandro Giannessi and reach the third round of the U.S. Open.

  • Nadal, Djokovic face Russian obstacles

    Novak Djokovic, well rested after not playing since Monday, resumes his US Open title defence against fiery Russian Mikhail Youzhny, a two-time semi-finalist in New York.

  • Williams sister act through to second round

    World number one Serena Williams opens her U.S. Open account with a tidy 6-3 6-3 win over Ekaterina Makarova.

  • Murray flourishes in new conditions

    Second seed Andy Murray has always said he would quite like an indoor grand slam event and at the U.S. Open it seems he has found the next best thing.

  • Nishikori, Halep in Round 2

    Kei Nishikori, glad to be back on the New York hard courts where he became Asia's first men's Grand Slam finalist, reaches the second round of US Open.

  • Kyrgios will quit if ...

    Tennis star Nick Kyrgios has threatened to quit his sport so many times the throw away declarations barely raise the eyebrows

  • Djokovic, Nadal and Phil Collins kick-off US Open

    Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal get their US Open campaigns under way Monday in the shadow of Arthur Ashe Stadium's spectacular $150 million retractable roof and alongside rock music legend Phil Collins.

  • Many donors to Clinton Foundation met with Hillary at State

    More than half the people outside the government who met with Hillary Clinton while she was secretary of state are found to have given money — either personally or through companies or groups — to the Clinton Foundation.

  • Clinton must give written testimony in e-mail case: US judge

    US federal judge rules that Democrat Hillary Clinton must respond in writing in a lawsuit over her use of a private e-mail server while she was secretary of state.

  • Hugh Hefner's Playboy Mansion sells for $100 million

    The famed Los Angeles Playboy mansion belonging to Hugh Hefner, founder of the Playboy empire, has been sold for $100 million, and Hefner, 90, will live in the mansion for the rest of his life, a representative for the buyer says.

  • Dhaka, Washington condemn NY killings

    Bangladesh condemns the killing of Bangladesh-origin Imam and his associate in New York city describing it as a cowardly act on peace-loving people.

  • Alauddin Akonjee, New York, New York city, Ozone Park, Al-Furqan Jame Mosque, Bangladesh, mosque, gunman, shot dead

    Imam among 2 Bangladeshis killed in New York

    Two Bangladeshi nationals including a Muslim cleric are shot dead by a gunman in New York. A lone gunman shot them when they were walking together following afternoon prayers at a mosque in the New York City borough of Queens.

  • Zika,Emergency, Latin America, spread by mosquitoes,Puerto Rico,US territory,US Health and Human Services, Sylvia Burwell,

    US declares Zika public health emergency in Puerto Rico

    US health authorities on Friday declare a public health emergency in Puerto Rico due to the outbreak of Zika, which has now infected more than 10,000 people.

  • Rio Olympics: Phelps wins 22nd gold

    Michael Phelps of the United States wins the Olympic 200 metres individual medley to capture the 22nd gold medal of his career and becomes the first swimmer to win the same event at four consecutive Games.

  • Rio Olympics: Serena's five-gold dream dashed

    Serena Williams' hopes of a fifth Olympic gold medal are crushed by Ukraine's Elina Svitolina as the battle for the women's title in Rio is blown wide open.