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Ryan Giggs cleared in domestic violence case after prosecutors pull out of retrial

Ryan Giggs cleared in domestic violence case after prosecutors pull out of retrial

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Former Manchester United winger Ryan Giggs' retrial on charges of domestic violence will not go ahead this month after prosecutors pulled out of the case.
Gretzky game-used stick from 1988 Stanley Cup final going up for auction

Gretzky game-used stick from 1988 Stanley Cup final going up for auction

A piece of hockey history is going up for auction. Wayne Gretzky's game-used stick from the Edmonton Oilers' Stanley Cup-clinching victory over the Boston Bruins in 1988 will be offered through Sotheby’s Sealed from Tuesday to July 25.
Vancouver makes the cut in slimmed-down, rebranded World Rugby sevens competition

Vancouver makes the cut in slimmed-down, rebranded World Rugby sevens competition

Vancouver has made the cut in the slimmed-down HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series, rebranded as HSBC SVNS. The revamped competition features eight events, each offering men's and women's play.
Cathy Freeman, Australia's iconic Olympian, pays Matildas a surprise visit before Women’s World Cup

Cathy Freeman, Australia's iconic Olympian, pays Matildas a surprise visit before Women’s World Cup

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — During a recent team trip to Melbourne, Tony Gustavsson, head coach of Australia’s national women’s soccer team, called a meeting.
Ireland preparing for difficult debut in Women's World Cup opener against co-host Australia

Ireland preparing for difficult debut in Women's World Cup opener against co-host Australia

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Overwhelming demand for tickets meant co-host Australia’s opening match at the Women’s World Cup had to be shifted to the tournament’s biggest stadium, where it's set to be played in front of an expected record crowd of 82,
Australia's Victoria state withdraws as host of the 2026 Commonwealth Games

Australia's Victoria state withdraws as host of the 2026 Commonwealth Games

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australia’s Victoria state has withdrawn as host of the 2026 Commonwealth Games because of a blowout in projected costs.
Chris Taylor hits grand slam, Dodgers stop Orioles' 8-game win streak, 6-4

Chris Taylor hits grand slam, Dodgers stop Orioles' 8-game win streak, 6-4

BALTIMORE (AP) — Chris Taylor hit a grand slam on an 0-2 pitch in the sixth inning from Bryan Baker, and the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied to beat Baltimore 6-4, snapping the Orioles’ eight-game winning streak Monday night.
Swimmers Hedlin, O'Regan lead Canada in 5K open water races

Swimmers Hedlin, O'Regan lead Canada in 5K open water races

FUKUOKA, Japan — Canadian men turned in two top-30 finishes as open water swimming continued with the five-kilometre races Monday night at the Fukuoka 2023 World Aquatics Championships.
Grand Slam (Taylor's Version) helps Dodgers snap Baltimore's 8-game winning streak with 6-4 victory

Grand Slam (Taylor's Version) helps Dodgers snap Baltimore's 8-game winning streak with 6-4 victory

BALTIMORE (AP) — Chris Taylor fouled off four straight pitches. Then Bryan Baker threw him one fastball too many.
Josh Naylor's 3 RBIs lead Guardians over Pirates 11-0 to end 4-game skid

Josh Naylor's 3 RBIs lead Guardians over Pirates 11-0 to end 4-game skid

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Josh Naylor had three RBIs with a home run and a double, helping the Cleveland Guardians rout the Pittsburgh Pirates 11-0 on Monday night to end a four-game losing streak.