Martial arts

South Korean popular girl band Red Velvet arrives at a hotel in Pyongyang, North Korea, Saturday, March 31, 2018. From aging crooners to bubbly K-Pop starlets, some of South Korea's biggest pop stars flew to North Korea on Saturday for rare performances that highlight the sudden thaw in inter-Korean ties after years of tensions over the North's nuclear ambitions. (Korea Pool via AP)
March 31, 2018 - 6:16 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — From aging crooners to bubbly K-Pop starlets, some of South Korea's biggest pop stars flew to North Korea on Saturday for rare performances that highlight the sudden thaw in inter-Korean ties after years of tensions over the North's nuclear ambitions. The concerts in...
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Brian Ortega, top, finishes off Frankie Edgar with a series of punches during their featherweight mixed martial arts bout at UFC 222 on Saturday, March 3, 2018, in Las Vegas. (Benjamin Hager/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)
March 04, 2018 - 2:09 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Brian Ortega needed less than one round at UFC 222 to do something never done before. After becoming the first person ever to knock out Frankie Edgar, there's no telling what this surfing Californian could do next. Ortega stopped the former UFC champion on a devastating uppercut...
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February 11, 2018 - 2:34 am
PERTH, Australia (AP) — Yoel Romero beat Luke Rockhold by knockout in the third round of their scheduled middleweight interim title bout Sunday, the main card highlight of UFC 221 at the Perth Arena. But Cuba's Romero was ineligible to claim the interim title when he missed the weight at Friday's...
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Members of the combined Koreas women's hockey team walk from the Kwandong Hockey Centre to the training center to practice prior to the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
February 09, 2018 - 10:26 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 12:20 a.m. A united Korea stole the show at the opening ceremony, and a united Korean hockey team will be in the spotlight on Saturday at the Pyeongchang Olympics. North and South Korea marched together on...
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North Korea's Ryom Tae Ok, top, and Kim Ju Sik, perform during a Pairs Figure Skating training session prior to the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
February 06, 2018 - 7:25 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — A giant national flag. A smiling angel. The dictator's pop diva. And a dozen women added to a South Korean hockey team to form the Koreas' first-ever joint Olympic team. Yes, North Korea is again stealing the show in pre-Olympic media coverage, although none of its 22...
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Volunteers tour the Olympic Park ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018. The Gangneung coastal cluster is hosting the ice sports, including figure skating, speed skating, hockey and curling. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
February 06, 2018 - 2:36 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A North Korean delegation, including 229 members of a state-trained cheering group, will arrive in South Korea on Wednesday for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, officials said. North Korea told the South that the 280-member group, which plans to cross the land border...
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FILE - This July 15, 2015, file photo shows mixed martial arts fighter Ronda Rousey working out at Glendale Fighting Club in Glendale, Calif. The former UFC champion Rousey could soon make the move to WWE. She’s met with WWE executives and has seemed excited about the possibility of becoming a wrestler. Rousey may not debut at one of WWE’s signature events this weekend in Philadelphia because she’s filming a movie in Colombia. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
January 29, 2018 - 1:39 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ronda Rousey has ditched UFC for WWE. Once the most dangerous women in MMA, Rousey officially made the anticipated jump to WWE on Sunday night with a surprise appearance at the Royal Rumble in Philadelphia. The former UFC bantamweight champion also told ESPN that she's fully...
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January 27, 2018 - 5:37 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean officials on Saturday wrapped up a three-day visit to South Korea where they examined Olympic stadiums, hotels and concert halls that will potentially be used by North Korean athletes and other delegates headed to next month's Pyeongchang Winter Games. South...
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Stipe Miocic receives his belt after a win over Francis Ngannou during a heavyweight championship mixed martial arts bout at UFC 220, early Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Boston. (AP Photo/Gregory Payan)
January 21, 2018 - 2:46 am
BOSTON (AP) — Stipe Miocic and Francis Ngannou had a violent history of first-round finishes. By the time their heavyweight bout reached the fifth round, Miocic and Ngannou huffed, puffed and trudged around the cage without a knockout in sight. Miocic set the UFC heavyweight record with his third...
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Daniel Cormier, left, exchanges blows with Volkan Oezdemir during a light-heavyweight championship mixed martial arts bout at UFC 220, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in Boston. Cormier retained the title. (AP Photo/Gregory Payan)
January 21, 2018 - 12:58 am
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on UFC 220 in Boston, with the heavyweight and light heavyweight titles up for grabs (all times local): 12:55 a.m. Stipe Miocic set the UFC heavyweight record with his third straight successful title defense, turning the anticipated slugfest against Francis Ngannou into a...
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