Nashville SC hope to feel right at home vs. Minnesota United

It has been a month since Nashville SC won at home — or anywhere else for that matter. Meanwhile, Minnesota United likely needs to improve their recent defensive play in order to avoid a third straight result without a victory. Nashville SC look to halt their season-high five-game winless rut ​​when they host Minnesota on … Read more

China overcomes South Korea to reach AVC Cup finals

NAKHON PATHOM, Thailand, Aug. 13 (Xinhua) — China survived South Korea’s match points in the fourth and fifth set for a breathtaking turnaround semifinal victory of 20-25, 25-17, 32-34, 29-27, 17-15 in the 2022 AVC (Asian Volleyball Confederation) Cup for Men here on Saturday. Carrying the momentum of their 3-2 win against Australia on Friday … Read more

China overcomes South Korea to reach AVC Cup final

© Provided by Xinhua NAKHON PATHOM, Thailand, Aug. 13 (Xinhua) — China survived South Korea’s match points in the fourth and fifth set for a breathtaking turnaround semifinal victory of 20-25, 25-17, 32-34, 29-27, 17-15 in the 2022 AVC (Asian Volleyball Confederation) Cup for Men here on Saturday. Carrying the momentum of their 3-2 win … Read more

Si Woo Kim, J.J. Spaun tied for lead at FedEx St. Jude

Si Woo Kim of South Korea and JJ Spaun kicked off the FedEx Cup Playoffs in style, shooting matching 8-under 62s to share the first-round lead Thursday at the FedEx St. Jude Championship in Memphis, Tenn. The pair leads PGA Tour rookie Sahith Theegala by one shot, with Tony Finau, JT Poston,South Korea’s KH Lee … Read more

England defends men’s 4x100m title at Commonwealth Games

LONDON, Aug. 7 (Xinhua) — England defended the men’s 4x100m title at the Commonwealth Games on Sunday while its women’s relay team finished second in the same distance. The England men’s team of Jona Efoloko, Zharnel Hughes, Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake and Ojie Edoburun claimed the victory comfortably in 38.85 seconds, 0.35 seconds ahead of second-placed Trinidad … Read more

On short rest, Nashville SC turn attention toward Toronto FC

Nashville SC has hit a bit of a stall, but they will hope to begin making a strong push toward the postseason Saturday night when often-struggling Toronto FC visits Nashville. Nashville (8-7-9, 33 points) has played three consecutive 1-1 draws. Its winless streak has reached four games. “We created some good moments,” Nashville SC coach … Read more

Australian central bank makes first-ever fourth consecutive rate rise

SYDNEY, Aug. 2 (Xinhua) — Australia’s central bank, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA), has once again lifted interest rates by 0.5 percentage points, marking the first time the bank has lifted rates for four consecutive months. On Tuesday RBA Governor Philip Lowe said the rise in interest rates was due to the “high priority” … Read more

USWNT scores late winner, ends Mexico’s World Cup hopes

Kristie Mewis scored in the 89th minute against 10-player Mexico for a 1-0 victory in the final Group A match of the CONCACAF W Championship in San Nicolas de los Garza, Mexico, on Monday. The US won the Group A with nine points (3-0-0). Jamaica (2-1-0, six points) came in second following a 4-0 victory … Read more

Australia central bank rebuts recession, inflation fears

SYDNEY, June 21 (Xinhua) — Governor of Australia’s central bank, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA), Philip Lowe has pushed back against fears that Australia is headed for a recession due to rising inflation and cost of living pressures. Speaking to the American Chamber of Commerce in Australia (AMCHAM) in Sydney on Tuesday, Lowe acknowledged … Read more

Revolution face quick turnaround vs. rested Orlando City

The New England Revolution in the face of a quick turnaround on Wednesday night when they host an Orlando City side playing for the first time in two-and-a-half weeks. The Revolution (5-5-4, 19 points) are coming off a 2-1 win Sunday at Sporting Kansas City, a game in which they may have proved life after … Read more