Australia win Olympic berth as United States crush Japan

BEIJING (Reuters) – Australia continued their impressive form in the basketball World Cup with an 87-82 win over Lithuania and secured a berth in the 2020 Olympic Games while... Read more »

Trump cancels trip, Florida widens state of emergency as hurricane looms

MIAMI (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Thursday canceled a trip to Poland and Florida’s governor expanded a state of emergency due to Hurricane Dorian, which is forecast to... Read more »

Baseball’s David Ortiz out of ICU, in good condition after shooting

FILE PHOTO: Mar 3, 2019; Fort Myers, FL, USA; Boston Red Sox former player David Ortiz (red hat) walks on the field prior to the game between the Boston... Read more »

David Ortiz was not intended victim of shooting: Dominican prosecutor

Dominican Republic’s National Police Director Ney Aldrin Bautista (L), Attorney General Jean Alain Rodriguez (C) and prosecutor Milciades Guzman (R) attend a news conference on the attack on baseball... Read more »

David Ortiz was not intended victim of shooting: Dominican prosecutor

Dominican Republic’s National Police Director Ney Aldrin Bautista (L), Attorney General Jean Alain Rodriguez (C) and prosecutor Milciades Guzman (R) attend a news conference on the attack on baseball... Read more »

Baseball’s David Ortiz walks after surgery; second man arrested in shooting

FILE PHOTO: Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz follows through as he flies out in the eighth inning against the Toronto Blue Jays during their MLB American League... Read more »

Baseball star David Ortiz awake in Boston after surgery for Dominican shooting

FILE PHOTO: Mar 3, 2019; Fort Myers, FL, USA; Boston Red Sox former player David Ortiz (red hat) walks on the field prior to the game between the Boston... Read more »

Suspect in custody in shooting of retired Red Sox slugger David Ortiz

(Reuters) – Police in the Dominican Republic were investigating why a man shot and wounded former Boston Red Sox slugger David “Big Papi” Ortiz as he sat in a... Read more »

Doping: Poland’s Banka poised to become new WADA president

(Reuters) – Poland’s Sport and Tourism Minister Witold Banka is set to become the next president of the troubled World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) after a vote on Tuesday left... Read more »

Dominican Republic president meets with delegation from China, deepening ties

SANTO DOMINGO (Reuters) – Dominican President Danilo Medina met Chinese Vice Premier Hu Chunhua on Monday, the president’s office said, deepening ties between the countries as the United States... Read more »