(Reuters) - South African Kevin Anderson dominated a third-set tiebreak to win the New York Open with a 4-6 6-3 7-6(1) victory over American Sam Querrey on Sunday.
Anderson collected his fourth career title, his first as a top seed, and is expected to improve to ninth in the world rankings on Monday.
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Inmates of a heavily overcrowded prison in metropolitan Rio de Janeiro took prison guards hostage during a riot that had not been controlled by Sunday night, authorities said.
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Twenty-four years ago, the last time the Olympic men’s ice hockey tournament was played without NHL players, Peter Forsberg won gold for Sweden in dramatic fashion, beating Canadian goalie Corey Hirsch in the sudden-death round of a shoot out.
KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudanese authorities said on Sunday they would release more than 80 political prisoners from jails in the capital Khartoum, a week after the African country appointed a new security chief.