Posts Tagged Oceania

Unbeaten US routs New Zealand 98-71 at worlds

Anthony Davis of the US dunks the ball during their Group C Basketball World Cup match against New Zealand in Bilbao, northern Spain, Tuesday Sept. 2, 2014. The 2014 Basketball World Cup competition takes place in various cities in Spain from Aug. 30 through to Sept. 14. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)

BILBAO, Spain (AP) — Anthony Davis scored 21 points, Kenneth Faried had 15 and the U.S. remained unbeaten at the Basketball World Cup by beating winless New Zealand 98-71 on Tuesday.

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Lauren Jackson pulls out of worlds due to injury

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Basketball Australia says Seattle Storm star Lauren Jackson has withdrawn from the world championships later this month to undertake further rehabilitation for her knee injury

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Federer to play Brisbane International in January

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Roger Federer has confirmed he will return to the Brisbane International in January to kick off his preparation for the Australian Open.

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ARU announces measures to tackle discrimination

SYDNEY (AP) — A new policy to tackle discrimination in rugby will be unveiled on the opening day of Bingham Cup gay rugby tournament.

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John Degenkolb of Germany wins 5th Vuelta stage

RONDA, Spain (AP) — German rider John Degenkolb timed his final sprint perfectly to win a sunny fifth stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Wednesday.

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