• 4 US tourists, pilot killed in Australian light plane crash

    DALLAS (AP) — A pilot repeatedly yelled out “Mayday” but did not say what the emergency was before his light plane crashed into the roof of an Australian shopping mall, killing himself and four American tourists, an accident investigator said Wednesday.

  • Rumford wins World Super 6 title, regains European Tour card

    PERTH, Australia (AP) — Brett Rumford beat Phachara Khongwatmai of Thailand 2 and 1 in the final round of match play Sunday to claim the first World Super 6 tournament title near where he grew up in West Australia.

  • Ex-Australia rugby forward Dan Vickerman dies at age 37

    SYDNEY (AP) — Dan Vickerman, who played 63 rugby tests for Australia and was involved in three World Cups, has died at his home in Sydney. He was 37.

  • Rumford leads heading into match play at Super 6 in Perth

    PERTH, Australia (AP) — Brett Rumford of Australia shot a 4-under 68 on Saturday to lead the World Super 6 tournament by five strokes and guarantee himself a bye in the first round of match play.

  • American Salas takes 54-hole lead at Women’s Australian Open

    ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — American Lizette Salas shot a 2-under 71 Saturday to take a two-stroke lead over two Australians and a Thai golfer heading into the final round of the Women’s Australian Open at Royal Adelaide.

  • Man critically injured by shark on Great Barrier Reef

    BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — A man was critically injured when he was attacked by a shark on Saturday while spear fishing on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, an official said.

  • Rumford leads all-Australian leaderboard in European event

    PERTH, Australia (AP) — Brett Rumford shot a 7-under 65 Friday to take a two-stroke lead after two rounds of the World Super 6 golf tournament at Lake Karrinyup.

  • Sarah Jane Smith takes 1-stroke lead at Australian Open

    ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Sarah Jane Smith shot a 6-under 67 in tough, windy afternoon conditions Friday at Royal Adelaide to take a one-stroke lead after two rounds of the Women’s Australian Open.

  • Rumford, Foster share 1st-round lead at Super 6 in Perth

    PERTH, Australia (AP) — Brett Rumford and Mark Foster shot 6-under 66s Thursday to lead after the first round of the World Super 6 golf tournament at Lake Karrinyup, with 10 others a stroke off the lead of the European Tour event.