Swim star Phelps beaten in first final of comeback

Swim star Phelps beaten in first final of comeback
Swimming superstar Michael Phelps finished second to old foe Ryan Lochte in the 100m butterfly in his first final since returning to the sport after 20 months out.


Rio police fire tear gas after dancer's funeral

Rio police fire tear gas after dancer's funeral
Brazilian police fired tear gas to disperse dozens of angry mourners who attended the Rio funeral of a dancer friends and family say was the victim of police brutality.


From God.com to photography, Korea ferry founder has diverse interests

From God.com to photography, Korea ferry founder has diverse interests
The head of the South Korean family that operated the ferry which sank last week is a billionaire once jailed for fraud, a photographer who has held an exhibition at the Louvre under a pseudonym and the founder of a church which owns the website www.god.com. At other times in his chequered past, Yoo Byung-un, in his 70s, has been a bankrupt...


Benfica, Sevilla strike first

Benfica, Sevilla strike first
Benfica and Sevilla grabbed vital first leg leads in their Europa League semi-final clashes on Thursday leaving Juventus and Valencia to try and claw back deficits next week.


Microsoft earnings slip but still beat forecasts

Microsoft earnings slip but still beat forecasts
Microsoft on Thursday reported quarterly profit slipped as lifestyles continued to shift from personal computers to mobile devices and Internet cloud software.


Microsoft earnings slip on soft computer sales

Microsoft earnings slip on soft computer sales
Microsoft on Thursday reported quarterly profit slipped as lifestyles continued to shift from personal computers to mobile devices and Internet cloud software.


Phelps savors triumphant return

Phelps savors triumphant return
Olympic superstar Michael Phelps cruised out of retirement on Thursday, clocking the top qualifying time in the 100m butterfly at the Mesa Grand Prix, his first race in 20 months.


Phelps tops 100m fly qualifying in return

Phelps tops 100m fly qualifying in return
Olympic superstar Michael Phelps cruised out of retirement on Thursday, clocking the top qualifying time in the 100m butterfly at the Mesa Grand Prix, his first race in 20 months.