• In this April 8, 2014, file photo a school utility worker mops a mural depicting the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 at the Benigno "Ninoy" Aquino High School campus at Makati city, east of Manila, Philippines. Australian officials confirmed on Thursday, July 28, 2016 that data recovered from a home flight simulator owned by the captain of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 showed that someone had used the device to plot a course to the southern Indian Ocean, where the missing jet is believed to have crashed. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez, File)

    Australia: MH370 captain’s simulator had Indian Ocean route

    SYDNEY (AP) — Australian officials confirmed on Thursday that data recovered from a home flight simulator owned by the captain of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 showed that someone had used the device to plot a course to the southern Indian Ocean, where the missing jet is believed to have crashed.

  • Kusal Mendis’ unbeaten 157 pulls Sri Lanka out of rut

    PALLEKELE, Sri Lanka (AP) — Kusal Mendis’ maiden test hundred pulled Sri Lanka out of trouble as they reached 282 for six when bad light brought an early close to the third day of the first test against Australia.

  • Taylor and Cambage help Australia beat Canada 80-67

    NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Penny Taylor scored 19 points and Liz Cambage added 16 to help Australia beat Canada 80-67 in an exhibition game Wednesday night at the University of Delaware.

  • Sri Lanka 6-1 at stumps after dismissing Australia for 203

    PALLEKELE, Sri Lanka (AP) — Facing a deficit of 86 runs, Sri Lanka reached 6-1 in its second innings in the first test against Australia before persistent rain brought play to an early close on Wednesday.

  • In this Oct. 24, 2015 file photo, New Zealand's Sonny Bill Williams runs with the ball during the Rugby World Cup semifinal match between New Zealand and South Africa at Twickenham Stadium in London. Williams passes for a superstar in this part of the world where rugby holds a rare pre-eminence over all other sports. When he competes in rugby sevens at the Olympics in Rio de Janiero next month it's likely his light, which shines brightly in Australasia, will be eclipsed by stars in sports with a more international reach.  (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File)

    Sonny Bill Williams targets an Olympic gold for New Zealand

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Sonny Bill Williams passes for a superstar in this part of the world where rugby holds a rare pre-eminence over all other sports.

  • Rio Olympic village unsanitary, says Belarus team

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Olympic team of Belarus has branded the athletes’ village in Rio de Janeiro unsanitary, a day after Australia refused to check its athletes in over health concerns.

  • In this March 6, 2016, file photo, well wishes are written on a wall of hope during a remembrance event for the ill fated Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. With the Friday, July 22, 2016, announcement that the meticulous ocean search operations for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 would be suspended, the epic arc of one of this decade's most vexing unanswered questions is headed toward becoming, in effect, a cold case. (AP Photo/Joshua Paul, File)

    Flight 370: With search suspended, a cold-case file awaits

    BANGKOK (AP) — For two years and more, it has been a lost ship, a metal container carrying 239 souls that simply disappeared one late Asian night never to be seen again. And now, the search for the remains of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 likely will become a thing of memory, too.

  • Australia's delegation head Kitty Chiller, right, and boxer Daniel Lewis listen to questions during a press conference in the Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, July 25, 2016. The head of the Australian delegation says that despite a delay of several days she expects her delegation to move into the athletes village on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

    Despite delays, Australians ready to move to Rio village

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Despite a delay of several days, the head of the Australian delegation said she expects her 700 athletes and officials to move into housing at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics on Wednesday.

  • Stacy Lewis, right, high-fives her caddie after winning over Japan's Mika Miyazato at the 16th hole Sunday, July 24, 2016, during the final round of the LPGA's UL International Crown golf tournament in Gurnee, Ill. (Morgan Timms/Daily Herald via AP)

    South Korea, Japan advance in UL International Crown

    GURNEE, Ill. (AP) — Cristie Kerr brought the wine for the final team dinner of deep dish pizza. She sent text messages to her teammates to try to keep them loose.

  • Snow beats Gilmour for 2nd Governor’s Cup regatta title

    NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Nevin Snow of San Diego won his second Governor’s Cup title with a 2-0 victory Saturday against former two-time champion Sam Gilmour of Australia at the Balboa Yacht Club.