Posts Tagged Oceania

Hughes has more scans, still in critical condition

SYDNEY (AP) — More than 24 hours after being hit behind the left ear by a short-pitched ball, Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes remained in critical condition on Wednesday after undergoing emergency surgery.

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Cricketer critical after he’s hit in head by ball

SYDNEY (AP) — An international cricket player was hospitalized in critical condition Tuesday after he was hit in the head by a ball while batting during a game.

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Australian cricketer has surgery after hit in head

SYDNEY (AP) — An Australian cricket player was struck in the head by a ball Tuesday and was in a critical condition after emergency surgery.

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McIlroy grouped with Ogilvy, Appleby in Australia

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland holds the Race to Dubai trophy at the DP World Golf Championship in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Sunday Nov. 23, 2014. (AP Photo)

SYDNEY (AP) — No. 1-ranked Rory McIlroy has been grouped with Geoff Ogilvy and Stuart Appleby for the opening rounds of his Australian Open title defense this week and will be among the early starters at The Australian golf club.

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McIlroy eyes a slice of Australian Open history

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland holds the Race to Dubai trophy at the DP World Golf Championship in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. (AP Photo)

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Rory McIlroy is looking to join Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player as the only non-Australian players to have won back-to-back Australian Open titles when the world No. 1 tees off on Thursday in Sydney.

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