Medals of Nazi-executed glamorous WWII spy fetch record price

Jul 23, 2015

Medals of Nazi-executed glamorous WWII spy fetch record price

Medals awarded to a glamorous World War II heroine fetched a record price at auction on Wednesday, reviving memories of the spy whose exploits earned her one of Britain’s most prestigious honors. Violette Szabo’s George Cross and other medals sold for £312,000 ($446,691), including ...

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 ...

Jul 15, 2015

Australia takes stock after first test

The cracks appear to be showing in the normally-invincible Australian cricket team. The second Ashes test starting at Lord’s on Thursday follows hard on the heels of England’s comfortable 169-run victory in the first game in Cardiff. Australia’s most effective bowler in Cardiff, Mitchell ...

Bayliss urges Cook to resist change

Jul 13, 2015

Bayliss urges Cook to resist change

Trevor Bayliss may have told England’s players they needed to “fight fire with fire” if they are to regain the Ashes, but the team’s new Australian coach does not want captain Alastair Cook to change his batting style. Bayliss’s first game in charge saw ...

France, England, Colombia into last 16

Jun 18, 2015

France, England, Colombia into last 16

France and England both advanced to the last 16 of the Women’s World Cup on Wednesday with wins as Colombia booked its spot as one of the best third-place finishers. Third-ranked France bounced back from a shock defeat to Colombia by whipping Mexico 5-0 ...

New Zealand beats England in third ODI

Jun 15, 2015

New Zealand beats England in third ODI

Centuries from Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor powered New Zealand to a comfortable three-wicket win over England in the third one-day international at Southampton on Sunday. After England collapsed from a promising 288-5 to 302 all out, losing its last five wickets for 14 ...

Rooney lifts England to win over Slovenia

Jun 15, 2015

Rooney lifts England to win over Slovenia

Wayne Rooney went within one goal of Bobby Charlton’s England scoring record on Sunday by clinching a 3-2 victory over Slovenia in European Championship qualifying. The captain matched Gary Lineker’s England haul of 48 goals to ensure the runaway Group E leaders completed a ...

May 22, 2015

New Zealand polishes off England

Trent Boult and debutant Matt Henry took four wickets each as New Zealand made short work of England’s tail in the first test at Lord’s on Friday. The tourists then got through to lunch on the second day without losing a wicket. At the ...