Posts Tagged Oceania

Fed Cup: Germany 3, Australia 0

Angelique Kerber of Germany plays a shot in her match against Samantha Stosur of Australia during the Fed Cup semifinals between Australia and Germany in Brisbane, Australia, Sunday, April 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Tertius Pickard)

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Germany sealed its place in the Fed Cup final by beating Australia, with Angelique Kerber clinching the victory with a three-set win over Sam Stosur on Sunday.

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Malaysia asks world to pray for missing plane clue

Malaysian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Hamzah Zainudin, left, listens as Malaysia's acting Transport Minister Hishammuddin Hussein answers a question from a journalist during a press conference on the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 at a hotel in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Saturday, April 19, 2014. An underwater robotic submarine is expected to finish searching a narrowed down area of the Indian Ocean seabed for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane within the next week, after completing six missions and so far coming up empty, the search coordination center said Saturday. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

PERTH, Australia (AP) — A robotic submarine looking for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane continued to dive Sunday after completing about half of its search on the bottom of the Indian Ocean with no luck, prompting an official to express the urgent need to find something that can help solve the mysterious disappearance six weeks ago.

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Montana men sign post player from Australia

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Montana men’s basketball coach Wayne Tinkle has announced the signing of a 6-foot-8 post player from Australia.

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Hamilton takes pole at Chinese Grand Prix

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britai10drives during his practice session for Sunday's Chinese Formula One Grand Prix at Shanghai International Circuit in Shanghai, China Saturday, April 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

SHANGHAI (AP) — Lewis Hamilton maintained Mercedes’ perfect record in qualifying this season, holding off the two Red Bulls to capture his third pole position of the campaign on Saturday at the rainy Chinese Grand Prix.

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Nadal loses in quarterfinals in Monte Carlo

David Ferrer of Spain reacts after making a point against Rafael Nadal of Spain during their quarterfinals match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament in Monaco, Friday, April 18, 2014. Ferrer won 7-6 6-4. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

PARIS (AP) — Rafael Nadal’s mastery of the Monte Carlo clay courts seems to be over.

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