Posts Tagged Oceania

America’s Cup teams vote to downsize boats

SAN DIEGO (AP) — America’s Cup teams have voted to reduce the size of boats to be sailed in the 2017 regatta in Bermuda, a cost-cutting move that could lead to the two strongest challengers dropping out.

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Rolling Stones announce North American stadium tour

This Feb. 26, 2014 file photo shows Mick Jagger and the Rolling Stones performing during their concert at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo. The band has announced that they will kick off their new 15-city North American stadium tour (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, File)  The rock band announced a 15-city stadium tour Tuesday, March 31, 2015, that will kick off May 24 in San Diego.  Other stops include Columbus, Ohio; Minneapolis, Minnesota; Dallas, Texas; Atlanta, Georgia; Orlando, Florida; and Nashville, Tennessee. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Rolling Stones are zipping across North America again.

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Bleary-eyed Australians celebrate World Cup win

Australian captain Michael Clarke holds aloft the trophy with his teammates as they celebrate their seven wicket win over New Zealand in the Cricket World Cup final in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, March 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australian players sheltered behind dark glasses Monday at a public reception the day after their victory over New Zealand in the Cricket World Cup final.

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Australia beats NZ to win its 5th Cricket World Cup title

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Michael Clarke raised his bat to acknowledge the massive crowd, and nodded to a fallen teammate he credited for inspiring Australia’s run to a fifth World Cup title that culminated with an emphatic win over New Zealand.

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Brownlee, Jorgensen win Auckland triathlon for 1st time

AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) — Jonathan Brownlee ended Javier Gomez’s three-year reign in the Auckland world series triathlon, and Gwen Jorgensen kept up her perfect start to the season on Sunday.

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