Rain delays start of India four-day tour match

SYDNEY (AP) — The start of India's only tour match ahead of the first cricket test against Australia has been delayed by torrential rain. The four-day match against a Cricket Austral...

Pieters, Detry give Belgium its first World Cup title

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Thomas Pieters and Thomas Detry gave Belgium its first World Cup of Golf title Sunday, holding on for a three-stroke victory at Metropolitan Golf Club. Pi...

Aaron Rai wins first European tour title in Hong Kong

HONG KONG (AP) — Aaron Rai won the Hong Kong Open on Sunday in difficult conditions that featured torrential rain for most of the afternoon to give him his first European tour win. T...

Overzealous Higuain has nightmare match vs. former club

MILAN (AP) — Gonzalo Higuain was so desperate to make his mark against his former team that it proved to be his downfall. After missing a first-half penalty, Higuain was sent off lat...

Boca, River draw 2-2 in first leg of Libertadores Cup final

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Boca Juniors and River Plate drew 2-2 Sunday in the delayed first leg of the Copa Libertadores final. Boca forward Ramon Abila opened the scoring in th...

Boca-River Libertadores final suspended due to heavy rain

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The first leg of the Copa Libertadores final between Boca Juniors and River Plate on Saturday was suspended because torrential rain flooded La Bombanera. ...

Typhoon Yutu kills 15 in Philippines, work and classes canceled on Taiwan's Orchid Island

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- At least 15 were killed when Typhoon Yutu lashed the Philippines yesterday, while the storm sets its sights on Taiwan, Orchid Island has announced that offices and schools...

Typhoon Yutu buries 31 in Philippine landslide, now winding its way toward Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Typhoon Yutu, which has been downgraded to a tropical storm, but is expected to strengthen into a typhoon again, has killed six people in the Philippines and is now spiraling o...

Willa weakens to tropical storm, torrential rain to continue

MAZATLAN, Mexico (AP) — The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Hurricane Willa has weakened to a tropical storm but torrential rains will continue in west-central Mexico. The meteor...

Tamsui sees low of 17 degrees, heavy rain advisory issued for northern Taiwan 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a northeast monsoon brings cold temperatures and wet weather, Tamsui hit a record low temperature for this fall of 17.8 degrees Celsius, while the Central Weather ...

Body found on Greek island is man missing in severe storm

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's coast guard says it has identified the badly decomposed remains of a person found on an island shore as a 67-year-old man who was reported missing in a storm that struck...

Typhoon Kong-Rey to come closest to Taiwan early Fri.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) today predicts that Typhoon Kong-Rey will come closest to Taiwan in the early hours of tomorrow morning, likely bringing heavy rain and powerfu...

Super Typhoon Kong-Rey to bring heavy rain to northern Taiwan tomorrow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau says that Super Typhoon Kong-Rey looks as though it will curve toward Japan and South Korea, but it is still expected to bring powerful winds and hea...

Typhoon pummels Japan, flights canceled, trains shut down

TOKYO (AP) — A powerful typhoon ripped through Japan on Sunday, forcing cancellations of flights and trains, including in the Tokyo area as authorities warned of strong winds and torrential rain...

Powerful storm in Mediterranean brings heavy rain to Greece

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A powerful Mediterranean storm has brought torrential rain to southern Greece, as civil protection services remained on alert across most of the country despite news that the sto...