Yui Hasegawa in doubt as Japan prepares for Scotland

Soccer / Women's World Cup Jun 13, 2019

Yui Hasegawa in doubt as Japan prepares for Scotland

Winger Yui Hasegawa skipped practice to treat an ankle injury Wednesday as Nadeshiko Japan prepared for its upcoming Women's World Cup clash with Group D opponent Scotland. The 22-year-old attacker, who has emerged as a key playmaker for Asako Takakura's side, appeared to hurt her ...

Stone stackers defy gravity at European championships

World Apr 22, 2019

Stone stackers defy gravity at European championships

Expertly balancing one rock on top of another at the European Stone Stacking Championships, competitors combine skill and artistic creativity to come up with gravity-defying constructions. Now in its third year, the event takes place in the Scottish coastal town of Dunbar, east of the ...

Brexit chaos leaves Scotland on independence tightrope

World / Politics Apr 13, 2019

Brexit chaos leaves Scotland on independence tightrope

With the U.K. tearing its hair out over Brexit confusion, Scotland's government is biding its time as it prepares for the ultimate prize — independence. Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, a strong opponent of Brexit, has said she will set out her thinking on independence ...

Wales survives Scotland to stay on path to Grand Slam

Rugby Mar 10, 2019

Wales survives Scotland to stay on path to Grand Slam

Scotland on form looked like it would only be a pothole on Wales' road to Six Nations glory. The thing about potholes, though, is they can be bigger than expected. Wales was cruising by halftime at Murrayfield on Saturday, with a 15-6 lead that wasn't as ...

Wales picks up 11th straight win

Rugby Feb 10, 2019

Wales picks up 11th straight win

Wales equaled its own record for consecutive wins after overcoming a plucky Italy 26-15 in Six Nations rugby on Saturday. Italy scored the only try of the first half and only trailed 12-7 at halftime. Wales didn't score a try until the 53rd minute and ...