Posts Tagged Oceania

San Lorenzo to play Real Madrid for Club World Cup

San Lorenzo's Mauro Matos celebrates after scoring during the semi final soccer match between Auckland City FC and San Lorenzo at the Club World Cup soccer tournament in Marrakech, Morocco, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) — Real Madrid’s opponent in the Club World Cup final will be San Lorenzo after the South American champions ended a surprise tournament run by amateur team Auckland City with a 2-1 victory on Wednesday.

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No plans to go back again to Middle-earth on film

In this image released by Warner Bros. Pictures, Martin Freeman appears in a scene from the film, "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies." (AP Photo/Warner Bros. Pictures, Mark Pokorny)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The final installment of “The Hobbit” doesn’t just mark the conclusion of Bilbo Baggins’ journey on the big screen. It’s also the end of a massively successful film franchise that’s earned New Line and Warner Bros. nearly $5 billion, going all the way back to the 2001 release of “The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring.”

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Extra Asian Cup security sought after Sydney siege

Staff members from the Lindt Chocolat Cafe with their arms linked pay tribute to their colleague who lost his live during a siege at the popular coffee shop at Martin Place in the central business district of Sydney, Australia, Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014. The siege ended early Tuesday with a barrage of gunfire that left two hostages and the Iranian-born gunman dead, and a nation that has long prided itself on its peace rocked to its core. (AP Photo/Steve Christo)

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The Asian Football Confederation is requesting extra security for the Asian Cup in Australia following the siege at a Sydney cafe that left two hostages dead.

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Chalmers wins Australian PGA on 7th hole of playoff

GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) — Greg Chalmers made par on the seventh hole of a playoff while Adam Scott three-putted for bogey to hand the Australian lefthander the Australian PGA championship.

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Chalmers wins Australian PGA on 7th playoff hole

GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) — Greg Chalmers parred the seventh hole of a playoff while Adam Scott three-putted for bogey to give the Australian his second Australian PGA championship in four years on Sunday.

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