RugbyU: Gatland rues mistakes as losses mount

Frustrated British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland says his players must stop caving under pressure at key moments after “shooting themselves in the foot” in their latest defeat.The tourists threw away a nine-point lead to lose 23-22 to the Otago …

June 13, 2017

FARC weapons being surrendered at ‘very fast rate’

Colombia’s Marxist FARC rebels handed in rifles and grenade launchers Tuesday in what were described as meaningful strides toward a deadline for a total surrender of arms within one week.The weapons, including pistols, were given to UN officials as par…

June 13, 2017

Late blows jolt China, Qatar shock South Korea

Ahmad Al Salih’s late strike dealt a body blow to China’s faltering quest to reach a second World Cup on Tuesday, as blockaded Qatar kept their slimmest of hopes alive with a shock 3-2 victory over South Korea.Marcello Lippi’s China were within reach o…

June 13, 2017

Aspirin increases bleeding risk in older stroke patients: study

Long-term, daily use of aspirin to prevent blood clots in very elderly patients leads to an increased risk of serious or fatal internal bleeding, researchers said Wednesday.Heartburn medication would allows people 75 years and older to keep the prevent…

June 13, 2017

Nadal out of Queen’s to rest for Wimbledon

Rafael Nadal confirmed Tuesday he has pulled out of next week’s Aegon Championships at Queen’s in order to rest and prepare for Wimbledon. The 31-year-old Spaniard has had a hugely successful clay season, claiming a record 10th French Open crown on Sun…

June 13, 2017

France beat England 3-2 in thrilling friendly

Ousmane Dembele capped a thrilling performance with the deciding goal as 10-man France beat England 3-2 in a friendly in Paris on Tuesday in which the video assistant referee played a central role.

June 13, 2017