Crusaders beat Highlanders to win Super Rugby Aotearoa

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — The Christchurch-based Crusaders rallied from 22-13 down to beat the Dunedin-based Highlanders 32-22 on Sunday, clinching the inaugural and probably unique Super Rugby...

UK and Japan aim to strike outline trade deal this month

LONDON, Aug 7 (Reuters) - Britain and Japan have reached substantial agreement in most areas for a bilateral post-Brexit trade deal and will try to clinch a preliminary deal by the end of this month, ...

The Latest: Australia state can't trace source of many cases

MELBOURNE, Australia -- The premier of Australia’s Victoria state says more than 2,700 active cases have no known source and remain the primary concern of health authorities. Victor...

New Zealand marks 100 days of virus elimination

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand on Sunday marked 100 days since it stamped out the spread of the coronavirus, a rare bright spot in a world that continues to be ravaged by the disease. ...

Serena Williams is fit and ready to play after 6-month break

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Serena Williams flexed and then kissed a sinewy right bicep to show down time well spent in training even without bench pressing. “This is God given, thank you ...

BC-GLF--English Championship Scores

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Hurricanes beat Chiefs 31-18 in Super Rugby Aotearoa

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Center Peter Umaga-Jensen scored two tries as the Hurricanes took a bonus point from a 31-18, five-tries-to-two win over the Chiefs in Super Rugby Aotearoa Saturday, to ...

Letter to the Editor: China faces growing pact of nations

China has been violently suppressing human rights in Hong Kong and Xinjiang, as well as bullying its neighboring countries by encroaching upon their territories, using military might and economic coer...

Virus-quieted oceans open window for Shark Week researchers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic forced people to stay put, but it gave sharks a travel passport and scientists a rare opportunity. Ocean spots cleared of fishing boats an...

2021 Women's Cricket World Cup in NZ moved to 2022

The Women's Cricket World Cup in February in New Zealand has been postponed for a year. Also, the men's Twenty20 World Cup in Australia that had been pushed from October-November thi...

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South African rugby aims for September restart without fans

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — Rugby in South Africa is aiming to restart next month after the government gave permission for matches to go ahead again without spectators. National b...