NHL playoffs showcase Russia's goaltending renaissance

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Nikolai Khabibulin wakes up in Yekaterinburg to watch NHL playoff highlights and beams with pride at the saves made by so many Russian goaltenders. For the f...

'Sigh of relief': Sally spares a Mississippi gator ranch

MOSS POINT, Miss. (AP) — As rain and wind from Sally starting reaching the Gulf Coast, the manager of a Mississippi alligator ranch was just hoping he wouldn’t have to deal with a repeat of what happe...

36 Vietnamese stowaways came from China, tested for coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As five more Vietnamese stowaways trying to illegally immigrate to Taiwan were captured on Wednesday (Sept. 16), news surfaced that they had transited from China and were ...

Asia’s First Private Driving Club "THE MAGARIGAWA CLUB" Scheduled to Open Late 2022 in Tokyo Area

Featuring a world-class driving track tucked away in the mountains of Chiba HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 15 September 2020 - Cornes & Company Ltd. started construction on THE MAGARIGAWA CLU...

Update: Over 30 Vietnamese illegally land in south Taiwan, 23 arrested

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over 30 illegal Vietnamese immigrants reached the shores of southern Taiwan early Tuesday morning (Sept. 15), with 23 arrested on the spot and the rest still at large. ...

Central Taiwan’s Sun Moon Lake swim to go ahead despite coronavirus pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The massive annual swim across Sun Moon Lake will go ahead as planned on Sept. 27 despite the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Nantou County Government announced...

Thorpe, Freeman celebrate 20-year Sydney Games anniversary

Australians have such fond memories of the Sydney Olympics that officials brought back star athletes such as Cathy Freeman and Ian Thorpe to help celebrate the 20th anniversary. For ...

Australians hope to save whale from crocodile-infested river

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Marine authorities were puzzling on Monday over how to persuade at least one wayward humpback whale to leave a murky, crocodile-infested river in northern Australia and cont...

Taiwan's Hualien experiencing alarming coral bleaching

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Conservationists in Taiwan have confirmed there has been intense coral bleaching in the waters off the east coast of Hualien. Shitiping (石梯坪), with its coastal terraces...

Lehner locked up? Maybe not, but Stars' Khudobin locked in

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Robin Lehner is the man in net for the Vegas Golden Knights. But for how long? Lehner denied a report that he'd agreed to a five-year contr...

Pandemic forces changes in International Swimming League

The International Swimming League is making some changes ahead of its second season as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The 10 teams, including new additions Tokyo and Toronto, ...

List of college teams cut because of pandemic passes 230

NCAA and NAIA athletic teams eliminated because of budgetary cuts or school closures associated with the coronavirus pandemic through Sept. 10. This list has been updated with Minnesota (x-denotes sch...

Coastal Carolina visits Kansas in opener Saturday night

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Still a newcomer to college football's highest level, Coastal Carolina was looking forward to a visit from its first opponent from a major conference when Kansas was due to visit...

DK Metcalf poised for breakout second season with Seahawks

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — While football was the primary focus of their offseason workouts, DK Metcalf picked up a new skill during his time hanging out with Russell Wilson. He learned h...

Taiwan saw record number of drowning cases last year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In 2019, Taiwan recorded its highest number of drowning accidents ever, according to data released Sunday (Sept. 6) by the Fire Department of the Ministry of the Interior....