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Women go to Muirfield, regular-season finale for PGA Tour

Aug. 02, 2022 11:09 AM EDT

ROYAL & ANCIENT GOLF CLUB AND LPGA TOUR AIG WOMEN'S BRITISH OPEN Site: Muirfield, Scotland. Course: Muirfield. Yardage: 6,649. Par: 71. Prize money: $6.8 million. Winner's share: $1.02 million. Television:...

Study: Climate change made UK heat wave hotter, more likely

Jul. 28, 2022 18:05 PM EDT

Human-caused climate change made last week’s deadly heat wave in England and Wales at least 10 times more likely and added a few degrees to how brutally hot it got, a study said. A team of international scientists found that the heat wave that set a new national record high at 40.3...

American keeper Steffen loaned to 2nd-tier Middlesbrough

Jul. 19, 2022 11:51 AM EDT

American goalkeeper Zack Steffen was loaned from Manchester City to second-tier Middlesbrough for the 2022-23 season on Tuesday, a move he hopes will help him compete to start at the World Cup. “Everyone knows his situation. He needed to play because of the World Cup,"...

Millions swelter as UK endures its 1st extreme heat warning

Jul. 18, 2022 13:48 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Millions of people in Britain stayed home or sought shade Monday during the country’s first-ever extreme heat warning, as the hot, dry weather that has scorched mainland Europe for the past week moved north, buckling rail lines and forcing two airports to close their runways. ...

US to play Japan, Saudi Arabia in last World Cup warmups

Jun. 21, 2022 09:29 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The United States will play Japan and Saudia Arabia in its last two World Cup warmups. The 15th-ranked Americans will play No. 23 Japan in an exhibition on Sept. 23 at a European site that's yet to be announced, the U.S. Soccer Federation said Tuesday. Four days...

Americans win Curtis Cup at Merion for 3rd straight time

Jun. 12, 2022 19:30 PM EDT

ARDMORE, Pa. (AP) — Top-ranked amateur Rose Zhang set the tone by routing Women's British Amateur champion Louise Duncan, and Rachel Heck completed an unbeaten week at Merion as the Americans won the Curtis Cup for the third straight time. The Americans had a 8 1/2-3 1/2 lead going...

Avery wins 2 matches, US takes 5-point lead in Curtis Cup

Jun. 11, 2022 22:05 PM EDT

ARDMORE, Pa. (AP) — Amari Avery won two more matches Saturday to help the United States take an 8 1/2-3 1/2 lead over Great Britain and Ireland in the Curtis Cup, with eight singles matches set for Sunday at Merion Golf Club. Avery, the 18-year-old Riverside, California, player...

US to open World Cup vs Wales, held to 0-0 draw by Uruguay

Jun. 05, 2022 20:53 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan, (AP) — Two months after the World Cup draw, the United States learned it will open the tournament against Wales on Nov 21. “It's full steam ahead, concentrating on Wales," U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter said after Sunday's 0-0 draw against Uruguay in a prep match. ...

Ukraine's World Cup quest ends with loss to Wales amid war

Jun. 05, 2022 15:38 PM EDT

CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — Ukraine's players wept in the rain while applauding their dejected supporters after missing out on qualifying for the World Cup by losing 1-0 to Wales in Europe's last playoff for the FIFA soccer showpiece on Sunday. The agonizing moment in a tight game came...

Ukraine misses out on qualifying for soccer’s World Cup after war-disrupted team loses 1-0 to Wales in playoff final

Jun. 05, 2022 13:57 PM EDT
CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — Ukraine misses out on qualifying for soccer’s World Cup after war-disrupted team loses 1-0 to Wales in playoff final.