Maria Sharapova digs deep to win in the U.S. Open second round

...United States had her earliest exit at the U.S. Open, eliminated 5-7, 6-4, 6-2 by 96th-ranked Johanna Larsson of Sweden.Stephens was largely her own undoing, compiling a whopping 63 unforced errors.She was in such a hurry to get out of there...

Sweden snaps US women's unbeaten streak

...at 43 games Friday with a 1-0 loss to Sweden and former coach Pia Sundhage at the Algarve...Sundhage left in 2012 to lead her native Sweden.The U.S., which was eliminated...take those, that makes a difference."Sweden (2-0) leads Group B with six points...

LPGA Tour event to determine top country in Maryland

...a 10-time tour winner.Australia, South Korea, Japan, Sweden, Thailand, Spain and Taiwan also hope to raise the trophy...will face Australia in Pool A today. In Pool B, Japan faces Sweden, and Thailand takes on Spain. The teams shuffle foes until...

Swedish retailer H&M opening store in Augusta mall Aug. 14

...apparel and accessories for women, men, teens and children.The Augusta store is the first in eastern Georgia for the Swedish retailer.H&M has more than 3,300 store in 54 international markets. The first store opened in 1947 in Sweden.

Bernhard Langer takes Senior British Open

...victory to set the tone and Spain won all four of its singles matches Sunday to capture the inaugural International Crown.Sweden finished second in the tournament that began Thursday with 32 players from eight countries. EUROPEAN TOUR: In Moscow, David...

Jimmy Takter's trio of trotters heads Hambletonian field

...hard to win."Takter has won the race twice, with Malabar Man in 1997 and Muscle Massive in 2010. The Hall of Famer from Sweden could become the second trainer to finish 1-2-3 in the Hambletonian.The Takter trio led by Father Patrick swept the first...

At US-Africa summit, Obama announces $33 billion in new commitments to Africa

...billion in new commitments for Obama's Power Africa initiative from the private sector, World Bank and the government of Sweden. Obama announced the Power Africa initiative last summer, setting a goal of expanding electricity access to at least 20 million...

Scaphocephaly surgery at Children's Hospital of Georgia reshaped 8-month-old boy's skull

...thing.It now does.Earlier this year, the Food and Drug Administration approved a new system of springs first developed in Sweden that can be placed in the sutures to apply the force needed to keep them from closing and help bones grow normally. Using specific...

Bernhard Langer has eight-stroke lead at Senior British Open

...earned a wild-card berth in the final round of the International Crown.The Koreans will join Spain, Thailand, Japan and Sweden today in a duel for title.After the American team of Cristie Kerr and Lexi Thompson beat sisters Ariya and Moriya Jutanugarn...


...21-year-old Australian, who was born in Germany, won despite Karlovic firing 39 aces to 11 for Tomic.? In Bastad, Sweden, Mona Barthel beat Chanelle Scheepers 6-3, 7-6 (3) in the final to win the Swedish Open.It was the third WTA career...