Triathlon • An athlete competing in the Ironman U.S. Championship in New York City and New Jersey died Saturday after having a medical problem during the swimming portion of the grueling triathlon, race officials said.
The competitor "experienced distress" during a 2.4-mile swim in the Hudson River at the start of the all-day competition, a publicist for the race organizers said. The course ran along the New Jersey shoreline, just north of the George Washington Bridge.
The swimmer was pulled out of the water and taken to a hospital but did not survive.
Canada's Wozniak advances to Rogers Cup quarterfinals
Tennis • Aleksandra Wozniak became the first Canadian in 20 years to reach the Rogers Cup quarterfinals, beating American Christina McHale 7-6 (5), 6-3 on Saturday in a rain-delayed match.
• Richard Gasquet advanced to the Rogers Cup final, beating eighth-seeded John Isner 7-6 (3), 6-3 on Saturday.
Gasquet, the Frenchman seeded 14th in the tournament, will face the winner of the second semifinal between Serbian countrymen Novak Djokovic and Jarko Tipsarevic.
Villanova assistant coach resigns due to inaccurate rÃ©sumÃ©
College basketball • Villanova has announced that assistant basketball coach Doug Martin has resigned because of inaccuracies on his rÃ©sumÃ©.
Martin was hired as associate coach by Villanova head coach Jay Wright on Monday.
When he was hired by Villanova, the school issued a news release that said Martin had played for Wisconsin-Green Bay from 1991-95. ESPN.com first reported that there was no record of Martin playing for Wisconsin-Green Bay.
From wire reports