Iguodala stays with Warriors, Tucker joins Rockets in NBA deals

Free agent swingman Andre Iguodala has agreed on a three-year deal to remain with the NBA champion Golden State Warriors, with the 33-year-old reserve confirming the move on Twitter.”Sources close to Andre Iguodala reporting agreed to terms to return t…

July 2, 2017

West Indies 189-9 in 4th ODI against India

The West Indies totalled 189 for nine batting first against India in the fourth fixture of the five-match one-day international series at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua on Sunday.Openers Evin Lewis and Kyle Hope top-scored for the West Indi…

July 2, 2017

Hawk enthusiast faces Swiss trial for plucking plumes

A Swiss hawk enthusiast goes on trial on Tuesday accused of stealing more than 10,000 bird feathers worth an estimated $6 million from European museums.The 45-year-old defendant would reportedly gain access to ornithology collections at various museums…

July 2, 2017

Fashion tries to prove women can look good in bin bags

Two top fashion designers set out Sunday to prove the saying that a stylish woman can look good even in a bin bag.Belgium husband and wife team Filip Arickx and An Vandevorst turned black plastic bin liners and dry cleaning sheaths into skirts and elab…

July 2, 2017

Fleetwood storms to French Open golf title

Englishman Tommy Fleetwood fired a bogey-free final round of 66 to win the French Open at Le Golf National by one shot on Sunday.The 26-year-old finished on 12 under par for the tournament after his five-under closing effort, edging out American Peter …

July 2, 2017

Pace-setting Astros lose Paulino to 80-game baseball doping ban

Houston Astros rookie pitcher David Paulino has been suspended 80 games without pay by Major League Baseball after testing positive for the performance-enhancing substance boldenone, a synthetic steroid.The 23-year-old right-hander chose not to appeal …

July 2, 2017

Winning at tennis isn’t everything for Djokovic

Novak Djokovic admits he may not be as single-minded in his pursuit of success any more because he would rather focus on being happy in his personal life.Just 12 months ago, Djokovic appeared poised to join the tennis immortals after winning the French…

July 2, 2017

Drone kills two Qaeda suspects in Yemen

A drone strike likely to have been carried out by the United States killed two suspected Al-Qaeda members in southern Yemen, a security official said on Sunday.The attack took place on Saturday night in Wadhie, a region in the southern province of Abya…

July 2, 2017

Indian woman attacked with acid for fifth time: police

A woman who survived an alleged gang rape and four separate acid attacks has once again been hit by corrosive liquid, Indian police said Sunday.The 35-year-old mother, who was allegedly gangraped in 2008 over a property dispute, was at a women’s hostel…

July 2, 2017

US-backed force enter Syria’s Raqa from south: monitor

US-backed fighters pierced jihadist-held Raqa from the south for the first time on Sunday, crossing the Euphrates River to enter a new part of the Syrian city, a monitor said.The Syrian Democratic Forces have spent months closing in on the Islamic Stat…

July 2, 2017

Portugal beat Mexico to finish third at the Confederations Cup

Adrien Silva scored an extra-time penalty as Portugal recovered from a goal down to beat Mexico 2-1 in Sunday’s third-place play-off at the Confederations Cup in Moscow.Luis Neto bundled into his own net to hand Mexico a 54th-minute lead, but Pepe stab…

July 2, 2017

German cyclist Kittel wins Tour de France 2nd stage

German Marcel Kittel broke down in tears after winning his 10th Tour de France stage in Liege on Sunday.Reigning champion Chris Froome suffered a scare on the 203.5km second stage from Dusseldorf, crashing 30km from the end but he got up to finish safe…

July 2, 2017

Flash floods ‘kill 11 in Pakistan’

At least 11 people were killed and scores more people were injured in flash floods triggered by heavy rains in Pakistan’s southwestern province of Balochistan, officials said Sunday.”Heavy rainfall on Friday triggered flash floods which swept away mud …

July 2, 2017

Trump tweets video of him knocking down, beating ‘CNN’

US President Donald Trump launched a fresh attack on the news media Sunday by tweeting a video — bizarre even by his standards — showing him knocking down and beating a professional wrestling “villain” whose face had been replaced by a CNN logo.The 1…

July 2, 2017

US warship sails close to S. China Sea island occupied by Beijing

An American warship on Sunday sailed close to a disputed island in the South China Sea occupied by Beijing, as part of an operation to demonstrate freedom of navigation in the waters, a US official said.The destroyer USS Stethem passed less than 12 nau…

July 2, 2017