Posts Tagged East Asia

Gatlin cruises to 200 title with top time ever at nationals

Justin Gatlin wins the 200-meter at the U.S. Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Ore., Sunday, June 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Justin Gatlin just couldn’t help himself. He pointed at the clock as he crossed the line, just to make sure no one missed his splendid time.

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Watson wins Travelers Championship on 2nd playoff hole

Bubba Watson holds the championship trophy after winning the Travelers Championship golf tournament, Sunday, June 28, 2015, in Cromwell, Conn.  Watson beat out Paul Casey in a playoff. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Bubba Watson is hard to beat in a playoff.

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Dalai Lama joins Patti Smith on Glastonbury festival stage

The Dalai Lama speaks to the crowd during the Glastonbury music festival on Sunday, June 28, 2015 at Worthy Farm, Glastonbury, England. (Photo by Jim Ross/Invision/AP)

LONDON (AP) — One of the most talked-about appearances at Britain’s Glastonbury music festival wasn’t a singer or rocker — it was the Dalai Lama.

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Iwabuchi lifts Japan to semis with 1-0 win over Australia

Japan's Mizuho Sakaguchi (6) and Rumi Utsugi (13) celebrate the win over Australia in FIFA Women's World Cup quarter-final action in Edmonton,Alberta, Canada, Saturday June 27, 2015.  (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Japanese coach Norio Sasaki couldn’t resist making a joke at Mana Iwabuchi’s expense when explaining his decision to substitute the forward in during the second half against Australia on Saturday.

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Na Yeon Choi shoots 63 to take NW Arkansas Championship lead

Na Yeon Choi of South Korea hits out of the sand on no. 9 during the second round of the NW Arkansas Championship LPGA golf tournament at Pinnacle Country Club in Rogers, Ark., Saturday, June 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)

ROGERS, Ark. (AP) — Na Yeon Choi felt as if she had nothing to lose starring down her second shot on the par-5 18th hole at Pinnacle Country Club.

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