South Korea’s Kang leads Fowler by three in Houston

South Korean Kang Sung's third-round 71 was good enough for a three-shot lead on Saturday after American Rickie Fowler's late stumble at the US PGA Houston Open.Kang, a 29-year-old chasing a first US PGA Tour title that would give him a late invitation...

Saracens boss voices global season fears

Saracens coach Mark McCall is concerned that club rugby union could go the way of English county cricket when the new global season kicks in from 2020.The plan to provide greater harmony between the northern and southern hemisphere seasons, with rugby ...

UK trade delegation heads to India after Brexit trigger

British finance minister Philip Hammond will head a business delegation to India next week in an effort to boost international trade as Britain begins the process of leaving the European Union.Chancellor of the Exchequer Hammond will be joined by Inter...

Schweinsteiger off mark as Chicago held by Montreal

Bastian Schweinsteiger scored on his Major League Soccer debut on Saturday as Chicago Fire snatched a 2-2 draw with Montreal Impact.Former Germany star Schweinsteiger headed home David Accam's perfectly flighted cross from close range after 17 minutes ...

PSG thrash Monaco to retain French League Cup

Edinson Cavani scored twice as Paris Saint-Germain thrashed Monaco 4-1 on Saturday to lift the French League Cup for the fourth successive season.Julian Draxler fired PSG ahead with just four minutes played in the final in Lyon, but Thomas Lemar levell...

Painter James Rosenquist dies in New York at age 83

James Rosenquist, a leading pioneer of Pop Art who appropriated industrial painting methods to cultivate his bold, graphic style, has died in New York. He was 83.The internationally acclaimed artist passed away Friday at his home following a long illne...

Prince Charles to meet Italy quake survivors

Britain's Prince Charles is set to visit the quake-hit Italian town of Amatrice on Sunday as part of a European tour designed to shore up relations with EU allies post Brexit.The Prince of Wales is expected to tour the historic town in central Italy an...

18 hurt in accidental blast at French carnival

Eighteen people were hurt, five of them seriously, when a bonfire effigy blew up at a carnival north of Paris on Saturday, emergency workers said.The blast happened when organisers set fire to a wooden figure during a carnival at Villepinte after a tra...

Soaring Atletico too good for Malaga

Atletico Madrid leapfrogged Sevilla into third place in La Liga as goals from Koke and Filipe Luis secured a 2-0 win at struggling Malaga on Saturday.In a game of few chances, Atletico were by a distance the more clinical side to register a fourth stra...

April Fool’s marchers in New York elect Trump as their ‘king’

Wearing Donald Trump masks and marching behind a life-sized doll of the president sitting on a toilet, dozens of people took part Saturday in a wry and often bizarre April Fool's Day march in New York."Donald Trump has been elected King of Fools this y...

Konta beats Wozniacki for Miami WTA title

Johanna Konta defeated Caroline Wozniacki 6-4, 6-3 to win the Miami Open on Saturday - the biggest title won by a British woman in 40 years.Konta, who had never won an elite WTA premier mandatory event, will move to number seven in the world rankings ...

Anti-occupation peace demo in Jerusalem

Several hundred mostly Jewish protesters marched in Jerusalem late Saturday to denounce nearly 50 years of Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territories, police said.The demonstration's organisers and media estimated that some 2,000 people marched ...

Mudslide kills over 100 in Colombia

An avalanche of water from three overflowing rivers swept through a small city in Colombia while people slept, destroying homes and killing at least 112 unsuspecting residents in their sleep, authorities said Saturday.