- England beats Germany 1-0 in extra time to finish 3rd Updated: Jul-04-15 9:32 pm
EDMONTON, Alberta - Days after a gut-wrenching loss, England finished its deepest run in the Women's World Cup with an uplifting victory.
- 'Unbelievable': Jankovic tops 2-time Wimbledon champ Kvitova Updated: Jul-04-15 6:03 pm
LONDON - About an hour after flopping on her back and kicking her feet overhead to celebrate a stunning comeback against defending Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova, Jelena Jankovic still was giddy.
- The Latest: Murray calls for shorter medical timeouts Updated: Jul-04-15 5:49 pm
LONDON - The latest from Wimbledon (all times local):
- France relay team finally gets Olympic bronze medal Updated: Jul-04-15 2:08 pm
PARIS - Three years late, France's men got their 4x100-meter relay bronze medal from the London Olympics on Saturday, bumped up from fourth after the U.S. team was disqualified because of Tyson Gay's doping.
- Neo-Nazis rally in London, outnumbered by rivals Updated: Jul-04-15 1:28 pm
LONDON - A small group of neo-Nazis have staged an anti-Semitic rally in London, but were hugely outnumbered by counter-demonstrators.
- Hamilton on pole at British GP, Rosberg pleased to miss out Updated: Jul-04-15 1:02 pm
SILVERSTONE, England - Championship leader Lewis Hamilton produced another formidable performance in qualifying at the British Grand Prix on Saturday to clinch pole position for the eighth time in nine races this season.
- Isner double-faults twice late to lose in 5 at Wimbledon Updated: Jul-04-15 12:35 pm
LONDON - John Isner could hardly believe it, either.
- Aussie coach has advice for defending Japan Updated: Jul-04-15 11:05 am
EDMONTON, Alberta - Perhaps, Australia coach Alen Stajcic was on to something when he said, "We're not the Netherlands," in responding to question regarding how his team might defend against Japan in the quarterfinals.
- Isner at it again at Wimbledon, tied 10-all in 5th vs. Cilic Updated: Jul-03-15 5:54 pm
LONDON - Marathon man John Isner is at it again at Wimbledon.
- Who's John Jay? Scholars urge new look at forgotten founder Updated: Jul-03-15 3:28 pm
KATONAH, New York - The inner circle of founders has been set for as long as anyone can remember - Washington, Jefferson, Adams, Franklin, Hamilton and Madison.
- Yes or no? What Greece's landmark vote might bring Updated: Jul-03-15 2:22 pm
LONDON - On his 10-year trip home, the Greek hero Odysseus at one point had to steer his ship and crew down a narrow stretch of water menaced on opposite sides by two sea monsters, Scylla and Charybdis.
- With changes looming, calls to reconnect with F1 fans Updated: Jul-03-15 2:16 pm
SILVERSTONE, England - Bumper-to-bumper traffic queues just to see the practice sessions on Friday at Silverstone, and a record 350,000 expected this weekend present a vision of Formula One being in robust health.
- Court rejects bid by victims' kin to clear Lockerbie bomber Updated: Jul-03-15 11:26 am
LONDON - Judges at a Scottish court ruled Friday that relatives of people killed in the 1988 bombing of a Pan Am jet over Lockerbie, Scotland cannot launch an appeal on behalf of the only man convicted of the attack.
- Colombia striker Falcao joins Chelsea on season-long loan Updated: Jul-03-15 9:05 am
LONDON - Radamel Falcao has clinched a deal to stay in the English Premier League at champion Chelsea on a season-long loan from Monaco despite a lackluster stint at Manchester United.
- British police end Peaches Geldof heroin inquiry Updated: Jul-03-15 8:34 am
LONDON - British police say they have closed an investigation into who supplied Peaches Geldof with the heroin that killed her.
- UK ex-diplomat says Hong Kong relocation 'plan' was joke Updated: Jul-03-15 4:52 am
LONDON - A former British diplomat says a bizarre plan to relocate the entire population of Hong Kong to Northern Ireland was a joke between government officials.
- Haiti president, business leaders open new container port Updated: Jul-02-15 7:25 pm
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Haitian President Michel Martelly, business leaders and civic boosters inaugurated an $80 million container port Thursday aimed at giving the hemisphere's poorest country a much bigger role in global shipping.
- Some of the saddest own goals in soccer Updated: Jul-02-15 7:17 pm
Laura Bassett bent over, pulled her soccer jersey over her face and sobbed. Her teammates gathered around her, but nothing they said could make it better.
- Gene therapy for cystic fibrosis promising for some patients Updated: Jul-02-15 6:55 pm
LONDON - Doctors who gave children with cystic fibrosis a replacement copy of a defective gene say it appeared to slow the expected decline of some patients' lungs, but called the results "modest" and say there must be major improvements before offering the treatment more widely.
- The case for Greece: when it forgave Germany's debt Updated: Jul-02-15 4:54 pm
LONDON - Forgiving debt, if done right, can get an economy back on its feet.
- Flags stir intense emotions, but meaning depends on beholder Updated: Jul-02-15 2:35 pm
Raised by firefighters from the smoking wreckage of the World Trade Center, a flag telegraphed both anguish and resolve. Planted atop a mountain on Iwo Jima, another piece of national cloth came to symbolize collective perseverance and conquest.
- Ukulele orchestra wins UK court ruling against upstart rival Updated: Jul-02-15 12:22 pm
LONDON - A judge has delivered sweet music to the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain, ruling that a rival ensemble can't call itself the United Kingdom Ukulele Orchestra.
- Easygoing Irish crooner Val Doonican dies at 88 Updated: Jul-02-15 11:32 am
LONDON - Val Doonican, an easygoing Irish singer whose warm style and fondness for knitwear made him an icon of light entertainment, has died. He was 88.
- UK minister: Illogical to attack IS in Iraq but not Syria Updated: Jul-02-15 11:23 am
LONDON - Britain's defense minister says lawmakers should consider expanding Royal Air Force airstrikes against the Islamic State from Iraq into Syria.
- Winton's rescue of Jewish children revealed after 50 years Updated: Jul-02-15 11:15 am
LONDON - "Is there anyone in our audience tonight who owes their life to Nicholas Winton?" asked the presenter of the popular BBC magazine program "That's Life".