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  • Kyrgios announces himself as Australian standard bearer

    LONDON (Reuters) - The support was familiar but the face was not as teenager Nick Kyrgios ushered in a new era for Australian tennis on the lush grass of Wimbledon with an epic five-set triumph against 13th seed Richard Gasquet. The 19-year-old...
  • Commodore name won't sail on when GM replaces big Holden sedan

     
    Filed under: Sedan, Holden, Australia Big changes are afoot at Holden. After General Motors opted to shut down its only plants Down Under, its Australian subsidiary is shifting from a manufacturer to an importer of automobiles. The question on everyone'...
  • Search area for Malaysia Flight 370 moves to 'likely' resting place

    Search area for Malaysia Flight 370 moves to 'likely' resting place
    A new search area for remains of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is likely the place where the aircraft is located, Australia authorities said Wednesday night.  The new search beginning in August will cover an arc area in the Indian Ocean 60,000 square...
  • New search zone designated for Malaysia Airlines jet in Indian Ocean

    New search zone designated for Malaysia Airlines jet  in Indian Ocean
    Australian authorities said Thursday that a 23,000-square-mile area in the southern Indian Ocean had been designated as a new focus zone where searchers will look for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. Analysts who helped define the area said in a...
  • Is that Jimmy Fallon? No, it's Scott Adams

    Is that Jimmy Fallon? No, it's Scott Adams
    If you watched this week's "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," you saw Fallon and numerous guest stars, such as J-Lo walking and Pitbull playing giant beer pong, but one person you did not see was Orlando's Scott Adams. That's too bad because the...
  • Danté Exum is one of the draft's most talented, but risky, prospects

    Danté Exum is one of the draft's most talented, but risky, prospects
    Danté Exum moved away from home at 15 years old, leaving his family in Melbourne, Australia, to train at the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra. The A.I.S. basketball team traveled to China, to the United States and to Europe to find decent...
  • Lewis grab first-round lead at U.S. Women's Open

    The Sports Xchange Lewis grab first-round lead at U.S. Women's Open PINEHURST, N.C. -- Stacy Lewis, the world's top-ranked female golfer, lived up to her billing Thursday. Lewis shot 3-under-par 67 to lead the opening round of the U.S. Women's Open...
  • Lewis grabs first-round lead at U.S. Women's Open

    The Sports Xchange Lewis grabs first-round lead at U.S. Women's Open PINEHURST, N.C. -- Stacy Lewis focuses on being in the best form for the biggest golf tournaments, and the plan proved successful Thursday. Lewis, the world's top-ranked female...
  • Australia coach Charlesworth bows out on top

    MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australia's Ric Charlesworth has decided to step down as head coach of the national men's hockey team after leading them to the World Cup title on Sunday. A giant in the sport, five-time Olympian Charlesworth won a silver medal as a...
  • Guy Pearce goes fierce and fearlessly unlikable for 'The Rover'

    It helps, when you're a movie star, to be what they call "movie star handsome." But don't tell that to Guy Pearce. A leading man, oft-employed as a dashing cad ("The King's Speech") or chiseled villain ("Iron Man 3"), he still thinks of himself as a...
  • Briefly in Sports: Laguna Beach High to hold baseball camps

    The Laguna Beach High baseball program will host a summer baseball session for returning high school players only starting July 7 at Skipper Carrillo Field on campus. The camp will run from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday and Wednesday each week through July 30. On...
  • Netherlands downs Australia, earns ticket to World Cup round of 16

    Netherlands downs Australia, earns ticket to World Cup round of 16
    The Netherlands have become appointment viewing for soccer devotees who crave scoring at a rat-a-tat pace. The Dutch outgunned Australia, 3-2, giving them a whopping eight goals in two World Cup games. Some major league baseball teams would envy such...