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All Blacks beat Pumas 38-0 to take grip on Tri-Nations

NEWCASTLE, Australia (AP) — New Zealand ensured there was no repeat of its shock loss to Argentina a fortnight ago as it convincingly beat the Pumas 38-0 at Newcastle on Saturday and took a firm grip ...

Wallabies and Pumas play out 15-all draw in Tri Nations

NEWCASTLE, Australia (AP) — Flyhalf Nicolas Sanchez scored all of Argentina’s points for the second successive test and the Pumas' remarkable Tri Nations continued with a 15-all draw against Australia...

India breaks through for first test series win in Australia

SYDNEY (AP) — Virat Kohli has achieved what no previous India captain could do - win a test cricket series in Australia. After 71 years of trying, India wrapped up its breakthrough s...

Pujara stars in India's historic test series win Down Under

SYDNEY (AP) — Much of the hype prior to India's tour of Australia was captain and world No.1 batsman Virat Kohli's looming contest with Australia's much-heralded bowling attack. Whil...

Rain hampers India's push for win in 4th test at SCG

SYDNEY (AP) — India's hopes of its first win at the Sydney Cricket Ground in 41 years were dampened by persistent rain which prevented any play up to lunch on the final day of the fourth test on Monda...

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Rain halts start of play on 4th day, 4th test at SCG

SYDNEY (AP) — Rain prevented any play on the fourth morning of the fourth and final test at Sydney Cricket Ground on Sunday in a match in which the series result has all but been decided. ...

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TOP STORIES: SOC--ENGLISH ROUNDUP England's biggest teams launch their bids to win the FA Cup, with Manchester United, Arsenal and titleholder Chelsea in third-roun...

Australia 122-1 at lunch, day 3 of 4th test

SYDNEY (AP) — Marcus Harris closed in on the first century by an Australian in this series and led the hosts to 122-1 at lunch in its long chase of India's mammoth first-innings total of 622 on day th...

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TOP STORY: SOC--ENGLISH ROUNDUP BIRKENHEAD, England — The third round of the FA Cup opens with Premier League club Tottenham playing at fourth-tier team Tranmere. U...

Pujara's 150 lifts India to 389-5 in 4th test vs Australia

SYDNEY (AP) — Chesteshwar Pujara's master-class of Australian conditions continued as he reached his highest score outside India and lifted the tourists into a dominant position of 389-5 at lunch on d...

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TOP STORY: SOC--MAN CITY-LIVERPOOL MANCHESTER, England — Premier League leader Liverpool plays at title contender Manchester City. UPCOMING: 600 words by 2300 GMT, ...

India wins toss and bats 1st in 4th test against Australia

SYDNEY (AP) — India captain Virat Kohli won the toss and elected to bat first against Australia in the fourth and final test at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Thursday. India, which ha...

Aussie bowlers share wickets and success in Ashes series

SYDNEY (AP) — Steve Smith might have got most of the plaudits after scoring a mountain of runs but the triumphant Australia captain said it was his team's outstanding quartet of bowlers that really la...

A sign: 4-0 represents another humbling Ashes for England

SYDNEY (AP) — England ended another Ashes tour on a humbling note at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Sick and tired young skipper Joe Root was asleep in the dressing rooms after an inning...