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Canada advances with victory over New Zealand

Sat, 06/15/2019 - 23:39
Jessie Fleming and Nichelle Prince each had second-half goals and Canada advanced to the knockout round at the Women’s World Cup with a 2-0 victory ...

Tokyo 2020 rowing venue opens in heart of Tokyo Bay, 13 months ahead of Olympics

Sat, 06/15/2019 - 23:39
Organizers opened the rowing venue for next year’s Tokyo Olympics on Sunday, highlighted by a race between alumni crews from Oxford and Cambridge — the ...

Former All Black player recalls the day Kamaishi was washed away

Sat, 06/15/2019 - 21:45
March 11, 2011, is a date that will stick long in the memory of former All Black Pita Alatini, and not just because it was ...

Lakers, Pelicans agree on blockbuster trade for Anthony Davis

Sat, 06/15/2019 - 19:05
Anthony Davis will wind up with LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers after all.The New Orleans Pelicans have agreed to trade the disgruntled Davis ...

Aaron Finch ton leads Australia to 334-7 vs. Sri Lanka

Sat, 06/15/2019 - 06:48
Aaron Finch hit a career-best 153 in spearheading Australia to 334-7 against Sri Lanka at the Oval in a Cricket World Cup match on Saturday.Australia’s ...

Andres Iniesta guides Vissel Kobe past FC Tokyo in Kanto debut

Sat, 06/15/2019 - 06:03
After four no-shows at high-capacity stadiums in the greater Tokyo metropolitan area, Andres Iniesta finally stood on a pitch in the capital in front of ...

Swallows blow big lead, then rally past Lions

Sat, 06/15/2019 - 04:11
Takahiro Araki tied the game with a ninth-inning, pinch-hit RBI single, helping the Tokyo Yakult Swallows overturn a late deficit in their 6-5 interleague victory ...

All-rounder Carlos Brathwaite reprimanded for showing dissent to umpire’s decision

Sat, 06/15/2019 - 04:06
West Indies all-rounder Carlos Brathwaite has received an official reprimand and one demerit point for showing dissent to an umpire’s decision during a Cricket World ...

Caster Semenya declines Rabat 800-meter race invitation, organizers say

Sat, 06/15/2019 - 03:42
Caster Semenya was invited on Friday to run in an 800-meter race in Morocco on Sunday — after previously saying she had been denied the ...

Japan coaches thinking long term for young hoop prospects

Sat, 06/15/2019 - 02:51
The next year and a half will arguably be the most important period in the history of Japanese basketball with the 2019 FIBA World Cup ...

Giants showing signs of life

Sat, 06/15/2019 - 02:05
Pablo Sandoval, Kevin Pillar and Mike Yastrzemski homered and Drew Pomeranz pitched into the sixth inning, helping the San Francisco Giants beat the Milwaukee Brewers ...

Rui Hachimura among 20 players to receive invitation to green room at NBA Draft

Sat, 06/15/2019 - 02:03
Rui Hachimura is among 20 players who have been issued invitations to sit in the green room for the NBA Draft next Thursday, ESPN reported ...

Prosecutors to retry Kellen Winslow Jr. on rape charges

Sat, 06/15/2019 - 02:01
Former pro football player Kellen Winslow Jr. will be retried after a jury convicted him of raping a homeless woman but failed to agree on ...

JRA bans horses over feed additive

Sat, 06/15/2019 - 01:43
The Japan Racing Association said Saturday it would exclude 156 horses from weekend races after finding a prohibited substance in their feed additives.According to the ...

Jaguares hammer Sunwolves in teams’ season finale

Sat, 06/15/2019 - 01:39
The Sunwolves’ 2019 Super Rugby season came to a close Friday with a 52-10 defeat at the hands of the Jaguares at Buenos Aires’ Estadio ...

Captain Michael Leitch says Brave Blossoms can make history at Rugby World Cup

Sat, 06/15/2019 - 01:31
Japan captain Michael Leitch warned that the Brave Blossoms will fear no one at this year’s World Cup as the hosts target a place in ...

Coutinho sparks Brazil in opening win over Bolivia

Sat, 06/15/2019 - 01:10
Philippe Coutinho helped Brazil overcome the absence of Neymar by scoring twice in a 3-0 win over Bolivia in the opening match of the Copa ...

Gary Woodland takes lead, ties U.S. Open record

Sat, 06/15/2019 - 01:05
Gary Woodland was playing so well on Friday in the U.S. Open that he didn’t want to give away any shots. He wound up stealing ...

Warriors brace for much uncertainty

Sat, 06/15/2019 - 00:53
Steve Kerr still considers Golden State an ideal fit for Kevin Durant.Whether Durant sees it that way going into free agency next month, Kerr isn’t ...

Nadeshiko Japan back on track with 2-1 win over Scotland in Women’s World Cup

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 17:02
Coach Asako Takakura insisted there is more to come from her young team after Nadeshiko Japan gave its women’s World Cup campaign a shot in ...

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