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Australia deals crushing blow in second test to level Ashes

Jul 20, 2015

Australia deals crushing blow in second test to level Ashes

Australia dealt England a humiliating Ashes defeat at Lord’s on Sunday, winning by 405 runs to level the five-match series and deliver a wounding defeat from which England may struggle to recover. The match ended more than a day early after Australia dominated every ...

Tiger shifts focus to upcoming events

Jul 19, 2015

Tiger shifts focus to upcoming events

Tiger Woods has vowed to battle on against the dimming of the light after another desperately disappointing showing at the British Open. The game’s once predominant force packed his bags and headed for home after finishing seven shots adrift of the cut mark and ...

Jul 19, 2015

Japan beats Canada in Pacific Nations Cup opener

Japan beat Canada 20-6 in its Pacific Nations Cup opener behind the goal kicking of captain Ayumu Goromaru on Saturday. Goromaru, filling in as skipper for Michael Leitch, had a personal haul of 15 points through five penalties. Yoshikazu Fujita scored the lone try ...

F1 world, fans pay tribute to Bianchi

Jul 19, 2015

F1 world, fans pay tribute to Bianchi

Tributes poured in for French driver Jules Bianchi, who died on Friday from injuries sustained in a head-on crash during the Japanese Grand Prix last October. The 25-year-old Bianchi died in a hospital in his hometown of Nice, his family said in a statement ...

Aussies move closer to victory in second Ashes test

Jul 19, 2015

Aussies move closer to victory in second Ashes test

Australia exerted total domination over England on the third day of the second Ashes test on Saturday, building a huge lead by refusing to enforce the follow-on despite being 254 runs ahead after the first innings. At the close, Australia was 108 for no ...

U.S. pounds Japan to claim third straight IFAF crown

Jul 19, 2015

U.S. pounds Japan to claim third straight IFAF crown

Team USA completed a three-peat in the IFAF World Championship with an overwhelming 59-12 victory over Japan in the gold-medal game in Canton, Ohio, Saturday. The United States has competed in the tournament that’s held every four years since the 2007 edition in Kawasaki ...

Fan hurls urine at Froome; Cummings wins stage 14

Jul 19, 2015

Fan hurls urine at Froome; Cummings wins stage 14

Being doused in liquids by roadside fans goes with the terrain of being a Tour de France rider. But this spectator was yelling “doper!” at Chris Froome and the liquid couldn’t have been more unwelcome. “No mistake, it was urine,” the race leader said. ...

Johnson leads as strong winds create chaos at British Open

Jul 19, 2015

Johnson leads as strong winds create chaos at British Open

Even with 155 years of history, the British Open can still serve up some strange twists at St. Andrews. Dustin Johnson gave Saturday some semblance of order. The second round lasted nearly 39 hours from the first tee shot to the final putt. Brooks ...

Wind wreaks havoc at St. Andrews

Jul 18, 2015

Wind wreaks havoc at St. Andrews

The British Open was stopped just 32 minutes after it resumed Saturday morning when gusts of up to 40 mph (64 kph) blew golf balls across the green and contributed to Dustin Johnson making bogey to fall into a share of the lead. The ...

Australia takes charge in second test

Jul 18, 2015

Australia takes charge in second test

Australia dominated with the bat to post a first innings total of 566-8 declared in the second Ashes test at Lord’s on Friday and then the bowlers ripped through the top order, reducing England to 30-4 at one stage. Alastair Cook and Ben Stokes ...