AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) — Spanish team MAPFRE, skippered by stand-in Xabi Fernandez, claimed an epic victory in the fourth leg of the Volvo Ocean Race with just over four minutes to spare after 20 days sailing.
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CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — Top-ranked Lydia Ko shot a course-record 11-under 61 on Saturday to take the early second-round lead in the New Zealand Women’s Open.
DUNEDIN, New Zealand (AP) — Samiullah Shenwari batted Afghanistan to a historic one-wicket win over Scotland at the Cricket World Cup on Thursday — his nation’s first World Cup victory. And he hopes it bodes well for the future of the fledgling sport in his homeland.
DUNEDIN, New Zealand (AP) — The Afghanistan cricket team brought tremendous joy to its far-flung fans when it beat Scotland by one wicket in the last over to claim its first win at the Cricket World Cup.
BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — The mayor of Brisbane says he’d like Australia’s third-biggest city to be the centerpiece of a bid to host the 2028 Summer Games, and the national Olympic committee has given the idea a thumbs-up.