Posts Tagged Oceania

Coutts tells Kiwis to skip America’s Cup meeting

SAN DIEGO (AP) — If America’s Cup challengers are to get on the same tack as defending champion Oracle Team USA heading into the next regatta, they’ll do so without Emirates Team New Zealand — at least for the time being.

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Penske considering V8 Supercars but mum on Ambrose

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Roger Penske is considering having a car in Australia’s V8 Supercar Series. But the team owner declined to say if Marcos Ambrose is in line for a position with the team, either as the driver or in a management role.

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New Zealand early winners in rugby sevens

Usain Bolt of Jamaica and double Olympic champion at the 100 and 200 meters puts up his hands after a journalist asked a question at a press conference on the main press centre at the Commonwealth Games Glasgow 2014, in Glasgow, Scotland, Saturday, July, 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Alasatir Grant)

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — New Zealand extended its Commonwealth Games winning streak in rugby sevens to 27 matches with a 17-14 win Saturday over Scotland at Ibrox Stadium, the 115-year-old home of Rangers football club.

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Australia women break freestyle relay world record

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Australia’s women set a world record in the 4×100-meter freestyle relay at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Thursday.

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Big milestone for Britain’s little prince

This photo taken Wednesday, July 2, 2014, and released Monday, July 21, 2014, to mark Prince George's first birthday, shows Britain's Prince William and Kate Duchess of Cambridge and the Prince during a visit to the Sensational Butterflies exhibition at the Natural History Museum, London. (AP Photo/John Stillwell, Pool)

LONDON (AP) — The palace is releasing special pictures, the Royal Mint is striking a commemorative coin and newspapers are publishing glowing tributes.

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