LJUBLJANA, Slovenia — Tony Parker scored 28 points Sunday to lead France past Ukraine 77-71 and into the second round of the European basketball championship. Earlier, Finland edged Russia 86-83 in double overtime Sunday to also earn a place in the second round. Finland trailed in both regulation and first […]Read more ›
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MOSCOW — Gunnar Nixon, a 20-year-old American competing in his first major event, seized a big lead after four events of the decathlon at the world championships on Saturday. The world junior champion went in front after clearing 2.14 meters in the high jump as the early leaders stayed under […]Read more ›
SAINT-AMAND-MONTROND, France — Wily Tour de France riders who used the wind and worked together to trap their rivals turned a trek across the flats of central France into a thriller on Friday, as exciting and, for the most unfortunate, as decisive as any spectacular day in the mountains. Yellow […]Read more ›
NOTTINGHAM, England — Australia captain Michael Clarke is under no illusions about the challenge his team is facing when the Ashes series against England starts Wednesday at Trent Bridge. “We come here as underdogs, there’s no doubt about that,” Clarke said. “It would be a great achievement (to win) for […]Read more ›
LONDON — England has an Ashes series looming ahead of it and South Africa a lingering history of one-day failures behind it. Both will try and convert those distractions into motivation for Wednesday’s first Champions Trophy semifinal at the Oval. There’s no doubt that in the scheme of England’s busy […]Read more ›
SAN ANTONIO — The Spurs have long been the NBA’s gold standard when it comes to drafting and development, preferring to roll up their sleeves and scour the globe to find the right players to slot into well-defined roles in San Antonio. They have more international players on their roster […]Read more ›