Storms

In this May, 2019, photo provided by the Vanuatu Cricket Association players celebrate during a women's cricket match in Port Vila, Vanuatu. The tropical island in the South Pacific is very likely to be the only venue in the world hosting a competitive cricket final on Saturday, as most international sport remains shuttered around the globe. (Ron Zwiers/Vanuatu Cricket Association via AP)
April 25, 2020 - 12:41 pm
PORT VILA, Vanuatu (AP) — Overnight rain didn't stop Vanuatu from producing a rarity in these coronavirus-restricted times — a live sporting event. The tiny islands in the South Pacific were the only venue in the world hosting a competitive sports final on Saturday, as most international sports...
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FILE - In this March 20, 2019, file photo, Iditarod musher Nicolas Petit, of France, poses with two of his dogs in Anchorage, Alaska. Nearly a third of the 57 mushers in this year’s Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race have quit the race before finishing, including Petit, who activated an alert button seeking rescue Thursday morning, March 19, 2020, because of weather conditions. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen, File)
March 19, 2020 - 12:43 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alasak (AP) — Nearly a third of the 57 mushers in this year’s Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race have quit the race before finishing, including a musher who activated an alert button seeking rescue Thursday morning because of weather conditions. Thomas Waerner of Norway won this year’s race,...
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This Santa bear came to rest in the splinter of a tree in the Locust Grove area just off Highway 70 west of Cookeville, Tenn.,Tuesday, March 3, 2020. (Jack McNeely/The Herald-Citizen via AP)
March 04, 2020 - 7:44 pm
BAXTER, Tenn. (AP) — Billy Dyer's cellphone blared out an emergency alert, then his wife Kathy's phone followed, giving them just enough time to get downstairs and flip on a TV to check the news. Then the tornado hit. When the sun rose Tuesday morning, the Dyers emerged to find the walls around...
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Waves crash into the wall at Newhaven south east England, as Storm Ciara, named by the Met Office national weather agency, hits the UK, Sunday Feb. 9, 2020. Trains, flights and ferries have been cancelled and weather warnings issued across the United Kingdom as a storm with hurricane-force winds up to 80 mph (129 kph) batters the region. (Andrew Matthews/PA via AP)
February 09, 2020 - 11:34 am
LONDON (AP) — Manchester City's Premier League game against West Ham on Sunday was called off due to a storm battering northern Europe , as were matches in Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands. The announcement was made five hours before the scheduled kickoff in the northern English city of...
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A competitor battles gale force winds during the Dutch Headwind Cycling Championships on the storm barrier Oosterscheldekering near Neeltje Jans, south-western Netherlands, Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
February 09, 2020 - 10:10 am
NEELTJE JANS, Netherlands (AP) — Call them riders in the storm. While much of northern Europe hunkered down Sunday and hoped that Storm Ciara would blow over quickly with its hurricane-force winds, an intrepid band of cyclists made the most of the conditions to take part in the Dutch Headwind...
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Elina Svitolina of Ukraine makes a forehand return to Lauren Davis of the U.S.during their second round singles match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)
January 23, 2020 - 9:09 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on the Australian Open (all times local): 12:45 a.m. All of the top 10 seeded women have reached the third round at the Australian Open for the first time since 2007. It's the first time it's happened at any Grand Slam tournament since Wimbledon in 2009. No. 5...
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January 18, 2020 - 2:24 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago State men's basketball game against Cal State-Bakersfield scheduled for Saturday at 12:05 pm has been moved to Sunday (Jan. 19) at 12:05 p.m. (CST) because of inclement weather in the Chicago area. Go to GoCSUCougars.com for further information regarding weather updates...
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Oklahoma City Thunder guard Chris Paul, left, guards Sacramento Kings forward Nemanja Bjelica during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
December 12, 2019 - 1:59 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Buddy Hield was upset about not getting a foul call when Oklahoma City double-teamed him in the final seconds while he was attempting to get free for a shot. When no whistle blew, Hield calmed down and passed the ball to Sacramento teammate Bogdan Bogdanovic. "I found the...
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Filipino athletes and government officials pose for a group photo beside the cauldron as they prepare for the 30th South East Asian Games at the New Clark City, Tarlac province, northern Philippines on Thursday Nov. 21, 2019. The country is hosting the SEA Games from Nov. 30-Dec. 12. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
November 30, 2019 - 6:51 am
BOCAUE, Philippines (AP) — An approaching typhoon is threatening to complicate the hosting by the Philippines of the largest biennial games in Southeast Asia, already marred by logistical foul-ups that President Rodrigo Duterte vowed to investigate. Duterte on Saturday welcomed the first few...
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FILE - This Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012 file photo shows the bronze statue titled 'Rebirth,' which shows former New Orleans Saint Steve Gleason blocking a punt against the Atlanta Falcons outside the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. The half-century-old rivalry between the Atlanta Falcons and New Orleans Saints produced a moment so poignant that a statue was placed outside the Superdome to commemorate it. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
November 06, 2019 - 11:01 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The half-century-old rivalry between the Atlanta Falcons and New Orleans Saints produced a moment so poignant that a statue was placed outside the Superdome to commemorate it. The 9-foot bronze, entitled "Rebirth," depicts the moment New Orleans special teams standout Steve...
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