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  • 'Red Dog' to ride again as 'Blue' movie sequel

    HONG KONG -- A new movie is to be made as a prequel to the surprise 2011 hit "Red Dog," which charted the real events tale of a stray canine which hitched rides and walked around huge parts of the Australian outback, adopting people and uniting far-...
  • Australia: A winner's cup for camel racing? Yes, in Alice Springs

    Australia: A winner's cup for camel racing? Yes, in Alice Springs
    If World Cup soccer isn't your thing, maybe Australia's quirky Camel Cup is. Every July the outback town of Alice Springs in the country's Northern Territory devotes a day to racing these "ships of the desert." What's now known as the Lasseters Camel...
  • Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 families try to raise $5-million reward

    Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 families try to raise $5-million reward
    Relatives of some of the passengers who went missing on Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 have launched a campaign to raise a $5-million reward in the hopes of enticing someone to come forward with information about the jet’s disappearance three months...
  • Netherlands downs Australia, earns ticket to World Cup round of 16

    Netherlands downs Australia, earns ticket to World Cup round of 16
    The Netherlands have become appointment viewing for soccer devotees who crave scoring at a rat-a-tat pace. The Dutch outgunned Australia, 3-2, giving them a whopping eight goals in two World Cup games. Some major league baseball teams would envy such...
  • Close call for Netherlands against Australia

    Close call for Netherlands against Australia
    PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil - A long-range strike by substitute Memphis Depay gave the Netherlands a 3-2 win over Australia in a thrilling World Cup Group B game but a brave, hard-charging Socceroos side came close to earning a famous victory. The game was...
  • World Cup preview: Group B rundown

    World Cup preview: Group B rundown
    A look at the teams competing in Group B at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil: WORLD CUP PREVIEW GROUP B AUSTRALIA FIFA World ranking: 59. Last World Cup: 2010. Best World Cup finish: Round of 16 (2006). How qualified: AFC Group B runner-up....
  • Briefly in Sports: Laguna Beach High to hold baseball camps

    The Laguna Beach High baseball program will host a summer baseball session for returning high school players only starting July 7 at Skipper Carrillo Field on campus. The camp will run from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday and Wednesday each week through July 30. On...
  • Lewis grab first-round lead at U.S. Women's Open

    Stacy Lewis, the world's top-ranked female golfer, lived up to her billing Thursday. Lewis shot 3-under-par 67 to lead the opening round of the U.S. Women's Open on Thursday at Pinehurst No. 2, where the men's championship wrapped up last weekend....
  • Danté Exum is one of the draft's most talented, but risky, prospects

    Danté Exum is one of the draft's most talented, but risky, prospects
    Danté Exum moved away from home at 15 years old, leaving his family in Melbourne, Australia, to train at the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra. The A.I.S. basketball team traveled to China, to the United States and to Europe to find decent...
  • Chile hold off battling Australia in 3-1 win

    Chile hold off battling Australia in 3-1 win
    Chile got the victory they needed if they are to have any chance of progressing from a daunting Group B when they held off a strong Australian fightback to emerge 3-1 winners in another open and entertaining World Cup clash on Friday. Alexis Sanchez put...
  • Obama and Abbott: The U.S. and Australia make common cause in the Pacific

    Obama and Abbott: The U.S. and Australia make common cause in the Pacific
    Last week, at the 70th anniversary of the D-day landings at Normandy, we remembered how Australian airmen flew overhead as Americans and Allied forces surged ashore with extraordinary bravery and at great cost. Overlooking those sacred shores, we paid...