All Blacks complete sweep against England in third test

Jun 21, 2014

All Blacks complete sweep against England in third test

England’s ambition of winning next year’s World Cup on home soil lay in ruins Saturday as they lost 36-13 in the third rugby test to a New Zealand team which completed a sweep of the three-test series and posted a world record 17th-straight test ...

Italy edges England

Jun 15, 2014

Italy edges England

With one nod of his head, Mario Balotelli gave Italy a 2-1 win over England and put the four-time champions in position to go far at the World Cup. The often volatile and often brilliant Italy striker was left unmarked at the far post, ...

Rooney ends goal drought in draw with Ecuador

Jun 5, 2014

Rooney ends goal drought in draw with Ecuador

Rarely has tapping in a goal provided such relief for Wayne Rooney. With pressure building after a four-game England goal drought, the striker bundled the ball over the line from close range against Ecuador on Wednesday for a goal that lacked finesse or power ...

Jun 3, 2014

England elects to bat against Sri Lanka

England captain Alastair Cook won the toss and elected to bat in the fifth and deciding day/night one-day international against Sri Lanka at Edgbaston on Tuesday. Both teams were unchanged from those that played in Sri Lanka’s thrilling seven-run win at Lord’s on Saturday ...

'Great Train Robber' Ronnie Biggs dies at 84

Dec 18, 2013

'Great Train Robber' Ronnie Biggs dies at 84

Ronnie Biggs, known for his role in the 1963 Great Train Robbery, died Wednesday, his daughter-in-law said. He was 84. Veronica Biggs did not provide details of the cause of death. He had been released from prison four years ago on compassionate grounds because ...

Aussies take commanding lead in second test

Dec 7, 2013

Aussies take commanding lead in second test

Mitchell Johnson terrified the England batsmen on Saturday, taking seven wickets with some fearsome fast bowling and helping Australia move to the cusp of back-to-back victories to start the Ashes series. In a hectic third day of the second test, 12 wickets tumbled after ...