Women's soccer play overshadowed by flag flap

CARDIFF, Wales - Gold-medal favorites United States, Japan and Brazil won their...major title in women's football, had no problem getting past Cameroon in Cardiff, Wales.It scored two early goals through Francielle in the seventh and...

Former pop star says foreign policy a factor in attacks

CARDIFF, Wales - British foreign policy played a role in motivating the July 7...teaching of Islam has been distorted," he added. Speaking at the opening of Cardiff University's Centre for the Study of Islam in the U.K., Islam said...

Brazil opens soccer play with victory

CARDIFF, Wales - Gold-medal favorite Brazil scored three first-half goals then held on for a 3-2 win over Egypt in its opening match...

EU members squabble over costs to countries

CARDIFF, Wales -- Britain's Tony Blair wanted a summit where the European Union reached out to its citizens, but Germany's Helmut...

Solberg wins British rally to take season title

CARDIFF, Wales -- Petter Solberg of Norway finished first in the season-ending British Rally on Sunday and won the World Rally Championship...

Ex-Jaguar Williams flirts with landing Masters spot

Former Augusta State golfer Craig Williams of Cardiff, Wales, came within one victorious match on Saturday of becoming the first golfer in school history to earn an invitation to...

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Livestock disease forces racing, rugby suspensions

...of the livestock ailment in England and Wales. The Six Nations rugby union match on Saturday between Wales and Ireland in Cardiff was postponed, with 15,000 Irish fans planning to attend. The Irish government feared fans might bring the disease home...

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George Smith

...Smith, age 90, passed away peacefully into the arms of the Lord yesterday at Doctor's Hospital. Mr. Smith was born in Cardiff, Wales, UK in 1924 and moved to New York with his parents Alonzo and Emma Smith. George joined the Army in 1942, serving...

Chelsea's Premier League title hopes suffer major blow with loss to Sunderland

...win at Newcastle that piled more pressure on Magpies manager Alan Pardew.Peter Whittingham's second-half penalty gave Cardiff a precious point in a 1-1 draw against Stoke, and Aston Villa could record only a goalless home draw with Southampton...


...Djokovic moved on, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Venus Williams made early exits. SoccerRonaldo sparks team in victory? In Cardiff, Wales, Cristiano Ronaldo netted both goals as Real Madrid convincingly overcame Europa League winner Sevilla with a 2-0...