Rain stops warmups days before Cricket World Cup opens

Sports 05/26/19, 10:59

Two Cricket World Cup warmup matches were washed out Sunday with just days to go before the tournament starts in host country England.South Africa impressed in the brief — and interrupted — time they had at the crease, reaching 95-0 in 12.4 overs against West Indies at the County Ground ...

Shahzad hurts leg, Afghanistan beats Pakistan in CWC warmup

Sports 05/24/19, 12:57

Afghanistan's three-wicket win over Pakistan in a Cricket World Cup warmup game on Friday might have come at a cost.Opening batsman and wicketkeeper Mohammad Shahzad retired hurt on 23 with an apparent injury to his left leg. He limped off at the County Ground in Bristol at the start of ...

England chases down 359, eases to 6-wicket win over Pakistan

Sports 05/14/19, 15:26

England's batsmen showed they are in prime form ahead of the Cricket World Cup by chasing down a target of 359 with 5.1 overs to spare to beat Pakistan in the third one-day international between the teams Tuesday.Jonny Bairstow struck a 93-ball 128 and had a 176-run partnership for the ...

Empty seats at Bristol expose NASCAR attendance challenges

Business 04/09/19, 12:28

Appalled by so many empty seats at Bristol Motor Speedway, Clint Bowyer did some digging and learned what race fans have known for more than a decade.Hotels along the Tennessee-Virginia line near the iconic NASCAR track have pushed one of the most popular venues on the circuit beyond the budget ...

Kyle Busch beats brother to grab 8th Bristol win

Sports 04/07/19, 16:56

Kyle Busch was in the race Sunday at Bristol Motor Speedway, so of course, he won.Busch grabbed his third Cup win of the season, eighth overall at Bristol, and 10th this year spanning all three of NASCAR's national series.The victory Sunday came at the expense of his older brother, who ...

UFC moves pay-per-views exclusively to ESPN-plus

Sports 03/18/19, 16:33

UFC is set to make ESPN-plus the exclusive distributor of its pay-per-view events.UFC and ESPN had already launched a billion-dollar partnership earlier this year, and the streaming service will now be the only way to watch the MMA promotion's biggest cards of the month.UFC 236 on April 13 will mark ...

Why do zebras have stripes? Perhaps to dazzle away flies

California 02/21/19, 10:21

Zebra stripes are dazzling — particularly to flies.That's the conclusion of scientists from the University of Bristol and the University of California at Davis who dressed horses in black-and-white striped coats to help determine why zebras have stripes.The researchers found that fewer horseflies landed on the bedecked horses than on ...

Wolverhampton hangs on to beat Bristol City in FA Cup

Soccer 02/17/19, 11:43

Wolverhampton held on to beat Championship side Bristol City 1-0 to reach the quarterfinals of the FA Cup on Sunday.The second-tier team threatened from a series of set-pieces late in the game but could not find an equalizer against their Premier League opponents who took the lead in the 28th ...

Rome zoo opens new area for African penguins

Europe 12/27/18, 15:08

A new area for penguins opened at Rome's Bioparco zoo on Thursday.The 18 African penguins arrived in the Italian capital from zoos in Turin, northern Italy, and Bristol, England.The transfer was part of the European Endangered Species Program, which aims to preserve a population of healthy endangered animals in captivity.Half ...

Stokes, Hales available for England after disciplinary case

Sports 12/07/18, 16:57

Ben Stokes and Alex Hales remain eligible for selection for England's cricket team after receiving sanctions on Friday for bringing the game into disrepute following their involvement in a brawl outside a nightclub last year.Stokes was handed a backdated eight-match England ban, and all of those games are deemed to ...

Israeli marks 70th anniversary of 1st diplomatic outpost

Europe 10/23/18, 05:47

Israel marked the 70th anniversary of its first diplomatic mission as a new nation Tuesday with a re-enactment in the city that hosted the outpost — Warsaw, Poland.Israeli Ambassador Anna Azari, flanked by other diplomats, hung the Israeli flag from a balcony of the historic Bristol Hotel in central Warsaw.Just ...

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