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Netherlands win toss, bat first against England in 2nd ODI

AMSTELVEEN, Netherlands (AP) — The Netherlands won the toss and chose to bat first against England in the rain-affected second one-day international at Amstelveen outside Amsterdam on Sunday. ...

England hits ODI world-record 498-4 in win over Netherlands

AMSTELVEEN, Netherlands (AP) — England broke its own world record for the highest total in one-day international cricket by smashing 498-4 to set up a 232-run win over the Netherlands on Friday. ...

British advocate for sustainable living wins Spanish prize

MADRID (AP) — Ellen MacArthur, a British sailor who set world solo yachting records before creating a charity that advocates a sustainable way of life, has won this year’s Princess of Asturias Award f...

Ronaldo adds to record goal tally; Haaland, Gavi also score

GENEVA (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo scored his world record-extending 116th and 117th goals for Portugal on Sunday. Erling Haaland got his 17th and 18th at a faster rate for Norway. Gavi opened his Spain ...

Gareth Bale bids farewell to Real Madrid, honored by queen

MADRID (AP) — Gareth Bale bid farewell to Real Madrid and earned another honor on Wednesday — this time from Queen Elizabeth II. The five-time Champions League winner, whose Madrid c...

Pogba leaving United for free after joining for record fee

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Paul Pogba joined Manchester United for a world-record fee. He'll leave the English club for nothing. United said Wednesday the France midfielder would be ...

Prescod clocks 9.93 to win 100 meters at Golden Spike

OSTRAVA, Czech Republic (AP) — British sprinter Reece Prescod became the first European man to break 10 seconds in the 100 meters this season, clocking 9.93 seconds to win the Golden Spike meet on Tue...

Taye wins 5K on opening night of the Prefontaine Classic

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Ejgayehu Taye of Ethiopia bested world record holder Letesenbet Gidey in the 5,000 meters at the Prefontaine Classic on Friday night. Taye surged on the final la...

Widespread disbelief over N. Korea's tiny COVID death rate

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — According to North Korea, its fight against COVID-19 has been impressive: About 3.3 million people have been reported sick with fevers, but only 69 have died. ...

Zac Stubblety-Cook sets world record in 200 breaststroke

ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Olympic champion Zac Stubblety-Cook set a world record in the men's 200-meter breaststroke at the Australian swimming championships on Thursday. Stubblety-...

PSG star Mbappe wins league's best player award for 3rd time

PARIS (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain striker Kylian Mbappe won the French league's best player award for the third time in his career on Sunday, then diplomatically swerved a question about his future. ...

Nepal: Sherpa Kami Rita breaks own Everest record

Kami Rita, an experienced Nepalese Sherpa guide, has broken his own record for the most climbs of Mount Everest, reaching the 8,849-meter-high (29,032-foot-high) summit on Saturday before returning sa...

104 and no more: Amputee wraps up marathon record quest

When amputee athlete Jacky Hunt-Broersma says her mantra is, “I can do hard things,” she's not kidding — the amputee athlete has run 104 marathons in as many days, all using a carbon-fiber prosthesis....

Super agent Mino Raiola dies aged 54 after long illness

MILAN (AP) — Mino Raiola, the influential and often controversial sports agent to some of soccer's biggest players, has died. He was 54. Raiola died after a long illness, his family ...

102 marathons in 102 days: Amputee's unofficial world record

GILBERT, Ariz. (AP) — As Forrest Gump in the Oscar-winning 1994 film of the same name, lead actor Tom Hanks abruptly trots to a halt after more than three years of nonstop running and tells his follow...