Royalty

Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Pippa Matthews, foreground from left to right, stand together during the women's singles final match on day twelve of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Saturday, July 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
July 13, 2019 - 12:58 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Simona Halep joined the list of tennis royalty at Wimbledon on Saturday, then got a bit star struck at meeting the real thing. Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, watched from the front row of the Royal Box on Centre Court as Halep beat...
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Indian fans wait as it rains before the Cricket World Cup match between India and New Zealand was abandoned at Trent Bridge in Nottingham, England, Thursday, June 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi)
June 14, 2019 - 10:56 am
His name appears on TV screens and scoreboards as much as cricket's superstar players like Virat Kohli, Chris Gayle and Ben Stokes. He decides matches and is the subject of much discussion and debate. Yet he doesn't swing a bat, bowl a ball, or take a catch in the field. Frank Duckworth plays an...
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Scott Dixon, of New Zealand, celebrates by swimming in the James Scott Memorial Fountain after winning the second race of the IndyCar Detroit Grand Prix auto racing doubleheader in Detroit, Sunday, June 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
June 02, 2019 - 7:23 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Scott Dixon has had a lot of memorable days as a five-time IndyCar season champion. There's a good chance, though, it will be easy for him to remember what happened Sunday. Dixon won the Detroit Grand Prix, his first victory of the year and 45th of his career, just hours after being...
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March 14, 2019 - 6:49 pm
LONDON (AP) — Paul Hutchins, the former British Davis Cup captain who led the team to the final in 1978, has died. He was 73. The Lawn Tennis Association and Hutchins' family announced the death on Thursday. The family said in a statement to Britain's Press Association that Hutchins, who had...
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Manchester United's Nemanja Matic, controls the ball with his chest during the Champions League round of 16 soccer match between Manchester United and Paris Saint Germain at Old Trafford stadium in Manchester, England, Tuesday, Feb. 12,2019.(AP Photo/Dave Thompson)
February 17, 2019 - 9:06 pm
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman does not intend to buy Manchester United, the kingdom's government said, while confirming its sovereign wealth fund held sponsorship talks with English football's most successful team. New York-listed United has been valued at around $4 billion and British...
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Kurt Busch walks out from the garage area after practice for Sunday's NASCAR Cup Series auto race, Saturday, July 28, 2018, in Long Pond, Pa. (AP Photo/Derik Hamilton)
July 28, 2018 - 5:19 pm
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Kurt Busch found another sport that suits him: The former NASCAR champion traveled to England to watch his wife play polo with a prince. The 2004 NASCAR Cup champ hit the sights in London and cheered on wife Ashley during a charity polo match with Prince Harry. Ashley Busch is...
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Prince Harry and Meghan Duchess of Sussex wave to members of the public at Trinity college, Dublin, Ireland, Wednesday, July 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
July 12, 2018 - 3:28 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): 8:20 p.m. Despite Andy Murray's absence and the failure of any British singles players to make it to the second week, the host nation will be represented right until the end of Wimbledon. Playing on Centre Court for the first time, young...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, July 3, 2018 file photo England head coach Gareth Southgate looks up to the stands during warmup before the round of 16 match between Colombia and England at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Spartak Stadium, in Moscow, Russia. Gareth Southgate may do for the vest what Britain's then-future King Edward VII did for the tuxedo. Bereft of suit jacket, the England manager walks the sidelines at the World Cup in navy suit trousers and waistcoat with a blue shirt and a red, white and blue striped silk tie, instantly recognizable in a profession where casual has become common. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, File)
July 06, 2018 - 8:52 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Gareth Southgate may do for the vest what Britain's future King Edward VII did for the tuxedo. Bereft of suit jacket, the England coach walks the sidelines at the World Cup in navy trousers and waistcoat — referred to as vests outside of Britain — with a light blue shirt and a red,...
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Referee Enrique Caceres from Paraguay, right, speaks to Iran head coach Carlos Queiroz during the group B match between Iran and Portugal at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Mordovia Arena in Saransk, Russia, Monday, June 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
June 25, 2018 - 7:06 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Monday the World Cup (all times local): 1:55 a.m. Iran coach Carlos Queiroz was so furious with the World Cup's video assistant referee system that he turned his postgame news conference following the 1-1 draw with Portugal into a lengthy rant against FIFA's...
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From left, Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, FIFA President Gianni Infantino, and Russian President Vladimir Putin watch the match between Russia and Saudi Arabia which opens the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, June 14, 2018. (Alexei Druzhinin, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
June 21, 2018 - 5:38 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Saudi Arabia's sports minister has criticized the president of European soccer on Twitter in an escalating dispute over Qatar-owned sports broadcasting rights. World Cup and Champions League TV rights for the Middle East are a proxy battleground in a year-old, Saudi-led boycott of...
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