The zaniest race in baseball spans the entire fratricidal National League East. William Leggett enters the complex maze to examine the Cardinals, Pirates, Expos, Mets and Cubs.
Down and out in Kiev was Britain's Princess Anne, her collarbone broken after flying off her horse during the European equestrian championships. Martha Duffy reports.
Sport in China, where arenas are scarce, athletes legion and hand-grenade throwing an event, is described by William Johnson. With photographs of Mao's land by Jerry Cooke.