Munoz carries two-shot lead into Greenbrier Classic final round

PGA Tour rookie Sebastian Munoz fired a two-under 68 on Saturday to maintain his lead at the Greenbrier Classic as he seeks to become the first wire-to-wire winner of the event.Munoz reached 14-under 196 and had a two-shot lead over Robert Streb, of th...

German industry picks EU unity over post-Brexit trade

German industries will prioritise European unity over trade with Britain post-Brexit, business leaders told the Observer newspaper in interviews published Sunday.British Brexit minister David Davis had claimed that German businesses, especially carmake...

Another Kolbe hat-trick as Stormers come third in Super Rugby

Cheslin Kolbe scored a second hat-trick within eight days as Western Stormers sealed third place in the Super Rugby overall standings by beating Sunwolves 52-15 in Cape Town Saturday.After a humiliating 87-point drubbing from Golden Lions in Johannesbu...

Todt warns Vettel over ‘road rage’ repeat

Sebastian Vettel faces "very severe" consequences if he is the cause of any further major racing offences, the president of Formula One's ruling body the FIA warned on Saturday.Jean Todt, who had been called upon by Lewis Hamilton to explain why Ferrar...

KKK holds march in Virginia town girds for march by KKK members

Supporters of the white supremacist Ku Klux Klan marched in Charlottesville, Virginia on Saturday to protest the planned removal of a statue of General Robert E. Lee, who oversaw Confederate forces in the US Civil War.The Klan marchers were met by hund...

Harden’s Rockets extension reportedly richest ever in NBA

The Houston Rockets inked James Harden to a contract extension worth a reported $228 million on Saturday.The Houston Chronicle reported the exact value of the deal, which will keep Harden under contract for six years, will depend on future league-wide ...

Leopoldo Lopez, Venezuela’s opposition leader

Leopoldo Lopez, who was placed under house arrest Saturday after more than three years in prison, heads the radical wing of the Venezuelan opposition.The 46-year-old economist with a master's degree from Harvard University was sentenced in 2015 to near...

1,200 Fiat 500s mass for iconic car’s 60th birthday

More than 1,200 Fiat 500s from across Europe revved into the Italian foothills on Saturday to mark the 60th birthday of the iconic little car. The Italian classic took its first spin on July 4, 1957. Eighteen years later, more than 4.2 million had ro...

Shepherds mauled in Romania bear attack

Two shepherds were seriously injured in a bear attack Saturday in Romania's remote Carpathian mountains, reigniting debate over a government decision to suspend an annual culling programme.The men, whose injures are not thought to be life-threatening, ...

Erdogan threatens not to ratify Paris climate accord

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened Saturday that his country would not ratify the Paris climate accord, speaking at the end of the G20 summit in Germany."After that step taken by America, the position that we adopt is in the direction o...

Hospitalised Polish icon Walesa to miss demo

Polish freedom icon Lech Walesa was hospitalised for tests on Saturday, forcing him to give up plans to join an anti-government street protest next week.The 73-year-old Nobel peace laureate, who is being treated in the northern city of Gdansk for high ...

Kiwis hope Wimbledon success can earn share of spotlight

Inspired by the Grand Slam heroics of compatriot Michael Venus, Wimbledon doubles contender Artem Sitak hopes New Zealand's emerging tennis stars will spike the sport's popularity in his rugby-obsessed country. Sitak is part of a talented group of Kiwi...

Acrobat dies in Spanish festival fall

An acrobat has fallen to his death in front of horrified onlookers at a festival in Madrid, sparking anger at organisers who refused to halt performances following the accident.Pedro Aunion Monroy, a Spanish performance artist living in Britain, tumble...

Cronje grabs dramatic win for condemned Super Rugby Kings

Lionel Cronje scored a penalty from the last kick of the game to give condemned Super Rugby outfit Southern Kings a thrilling 31-30 triumph over Northern Bulls in Pretoria Saturday.The result-deciding kick in a round 16 clash between the South African ...

Mosul victory imminent, US says, as Iraqi forces celebrate

Iraq will announce imminently a final victory in the nearly nine-month offensive to retake Mosul, a US general said Saturday, as celebrations broke out among police forces in areas they control.The Islamic State group seized Mosul in a lightning offens...