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Zimbabweans hit by 257% inflation: Will gold coins help?

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — After working as an overnight security guard at a church in Harare's impoverished Mabvuku township, Jeffrey Carlos rushes home to help his wife fetch water to sell. ...

Pakistan 89-1 at stumps in 2nd test against Sri Lanka

GALLE, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s hopes of winning the second cricket test took a hit as Pakistan reached 89-1 in its second innings at stumps Wednesday after being set an improbable target of 508. ...

A golden opportunity for female athletes at Birmingham 2022

The long-established Commonwealth Games will be bringing in something new. The quadrennial event that opens Thursday in Birmingham will be the first multi-sport international meet to...

Nigerian Amusan gets world record on wild night in hurdles

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — First she set the record. Then she won the medal. Even if the order was awkward, Sunday night at world championships was beautiful for Nigerian hurdler Tobi Amus...

Felix comes out of retirement, helps 4x400 relay into final

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Enjoying retired life, Allyson Felix was eating hot wings and sipping on a root beer float in Los Angeles when the phone rang. She was needed back in Oregon for ...

English cricketer hits 410 for highest score this century

LEICESTER, England (AP) — Sam Northeast entered an exclusive group of cricketers to pass 400 runs in a single innings after hitting 410 not out for Glamorgan in an English County Championship match on...

Taiwan powerlifter Yang Sen squats a world record of 440 kg at 2022 World Games

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese powerlifter Yang Sen (楊森) won a silver medal in the super heavyweight division of the men's powerlifting competition at the 2022 World Games in the U.S. on S...

Cricket great Eoin Morgan retires from internationals

LONDON (AP) — Eoin Morgan confirmed his retirement from international cricket and stepped down as England's white-ball captain after more than seven years on Tuesday. After England's...

US swimmer Ress endures elation, shock, relief at worlds

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Elation, devastation, relief and shock. United States swimmer Justin Ress went through all the emotions after winning his first individual gold medal on the ...

Bangladesh marks opening of country's longest bridge

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladesh’s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday celebrated the opening of the country’s longest bridge, which took eight years to build amid setbacks involving political...

Australia sets world record in mixed 4x100 freestyle final

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Australia set a world record in the mixed 4x100 meters freestyle final at the world swimming championships on Friday. Jack Cartwright, Kyle Chalmers, Madison...

Today in History: June 23, Nasser elected Egypt's president

Today in History Today is Thursday, June 23, the 174th day of 2022. There are 191 days left in the year. Today’s Highlights in History: On June...

Gold for teenage stars McIntosh, Popovici at swimming worlds

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The kids are all right. Canadian teenager Summer McIntosh won the women’s 200-meter butterfly for her first title at the world swimming championships on Wedn...

Dressel's world swimming championships over, 'just' 2 golds

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Caeleb Dressel’s world swimming championships are over with just two gold medals from Budapest. USA Swimming withdrew its star male swimmer from the rest of ...

Roy, Buttler steer England to win, series sweep over Dutch

AMSTELVEEN, Netherlands (AP) — Jason Roy struck 101 and Jos Buttler smashed 64-ball 86 as England chased down a target of 245 with 119 balls to spare to win the third one-day international against the...