• Georgia holds on to beat Namibia 17-16 in RWC Pool C

    EXETER, England (AP) — Georgia had a first-ever automatic slot in the 2019 Rugby World Cup within its grasp after holding on to beat Namibia 17-16 on Wednesday.

  • Warne, Tendulkar to lead star-studded cricket tour of US

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Cricket greats Shane Warne of Australia and Sachin Tendulkar of India will captain opposing teams of former star players in a three-match exhibition tour of the United States next month.

  • Springboks take a humble approach ahead of RWC game vs US

    LONDON (AP) — Of the four teams in action Wednesday, only two-time champion South Africa has a realistic chance of progressing to the Rugby World Cup quarterfinals.

  • This May 11, 2007, file photo, shows a Wall Street sign near the flag-draped facade of the New York Stock Exchange. Japan led world stock markets higher Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015, on hopes for new stimulus from its central bank while investors were also buoyed by the prospect that the Federal Reserve will wait until next year to raise interest rates. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

    Asia stocks rise on hopes for Japan stimulus, Fed hike delay

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are getting off to a slow start a day after a big rally.

  • U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry addresses the Our Ocean international conference on marine protection in Vina del Mar, Chile, Monday, Oct. 5, 2015. President Barack Obama declared new marine sanctuaries in Lake Michigan and the tidal waters of Maryland on Monday, while Chile blocked off a vast expanse of the Pacific Ocean near the world-famous Easter Island from commercial fishing and oil and gas exploration. (AP Photo/Luis Hidalgo)

    US, Chile declare new marine reserves, fight overfishing

    VALPARAISO, Chile (AP) — In a story Oct. 5 about the United States and Chile setting up new marine sanctuaries, The Associated Press incorrectly quoted Secretary of State John Kerry as saying, “There is literally too much money chasing too much fish.” What Kerry said was, “There is literally too much money chasing too few fish.”

  • Argentine soccer great Diego Maradona cheers in the crowd ahead of the Rugby World Cup Pool C match between Argentina and Tonga at the Leicester City Stadium, Leicester, England, Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)

    Argentina beats Tonga 45-16 to move closer to RWC quarters

    LEICESTER, England (AP) — Argentina moved closer to a place in the Rugby World Cup quarterfinals with flyhalf Nicolas Sanchez 25 points in a comprehensive 45-16 win over Tonga in their Pool C match on Sunday.

  • Arizona’s pregame haka coming to an end

    TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona’s football players will no longer perform a pregame haka dance after a New Zealand expatriate in California started a petition to stop it.

  • Jin Cheng maintains 2-stroke lead at Asia-Pacific Amateur

    HONG KONG (AP) — First-round leader Jin Cheng of China maintained a two-stroke lead at the Asia-Pacific Amateur on Friday after a 2-under 68 in the second round at Clearwater Bay Golf and Country Club.