Ireland wins toss, batting first against Afghanistan in T20

DEHRADUN, India (AP) — Ireland won the toss and elected to bat first against Afghanistan in their first Twenty20 on Thursday in India. Afghanistan, which has the world's top-ranked T...

Eun-Hee Ji leads LPGA Thailand by 2 after opening 63

CHONBURI, Thailand (AP) — Eun-Hee Ji of South Korea led the LPGA Thailand by two shots after opening with a 9-under-par 63 on Thursday. Ji won her fifth U.S. LPGA Tour title in her p...

2021 Tour de France race to start in Denmark

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Tour de France will start in Denmark in 2021, beginning with a ride in Copenhagen followed by two more stages around the country. Race director Christi...

Xi may restrict Chinese tourism abroad to protect forex reserves

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An editorial by Nikkei asserts that in order to prop up the Chinese Yuan, China may begin to strengthen restrictions on capital outflow and even travel by tourists abroad, pote...

Saudi crown prince in China on latest stop of Asian tour

BEIJING (AP) — Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is in China on the latest stop of a sweep through Asia that aims to expand the kingdom's influence on the continent. Prince Moha...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, February 23 - March 3

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Whether it is music, art, dance or theater that pique's one's interest, there is always plenty to do and see around Taipei. For those looking to see what is happen...

How to win as a caddie and get paid well on PodcastOne

Show up. Keep up. Shut up. That for years were the rules caddies lived under, and little more was expected from them even on the PGA Tour. PodcastOne Sports Now co-hosts Jim Litke an...

A new country, big excitement in Mexico over Tiger Woods

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Two small openings on both sides of a tree-covered path were packed with fans young and old, some with caps they wanted signed, others holding phones to capture the moment. They wer...

2020 Vuelta to start with 3 stages in the Netherlands

MADRID (AP) — The 2020 Spanish Vuelta will start with three stages in the Netherlands. Organizers say the race's 75th edition will begin with stages in the provinces of Utrecht and N...

Rhode Island marks 16th anniversary of nightclub fire

WEST WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island is marking the 16th anniversary of a nightclub fire that killed 100 people and injured more than 200. The Feb. 20, 2003, fire was started when ...

Ego, publicity at stake when stars and TV critics meet

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Jerrod Carmichael, lamenting what he called the "terrible" state of TV comedy, asked his audience if they'd seen some of it. Staring back at the comedian was a hotel ballroom f...

Stricker appointed US captain for Ryder Cup in home state

Steve Stricker is going to his seventh straight Ryder Cup, this time in his home state of Wisconsin as the American captain. Stricker officially was appointed Ryder Cup captain Wedne...

David Icke, accused of anti-Semitism, denied Australian visa

SYDNEY (AP) — British author and broadcaster David Icke, who critics accuse of anti-Semitism and of being a conspiracy theorist, has had his Australian visa canceled ahead of a speaking tour. ...

Afghanistan set to "host" 1st home test in India vs Ireland

For Afghan cricket the series against Ireland includes a debut "home" test match, despite it being on Indian soil in the foothills of the Himalayas. From where the game was in Afghan...

Lawmakers tour Florida migrant teen camp, want policy shift

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Congressional Democrats from Florida and Texas have toured a migrant camp in Florida, where they say children are being held for too long in a place that has a "prison-like" fee...