BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — English diver Jack Laugher extended his dominance in the one-meter springboard event Thursday to take a third straight gold at the Commonwealth Games.
The 27-year-old Laugher, who was England's flag bearer at the opening ceremony last week, continued a run that also included gold in Glasgow in 2014 and on Australia's Gold Coast four years ago.
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — On a beautiful day in Birmingham, Tuvalu’s beach volleyball team of Saaga Malosa and Ampex Isaac had fans and officials roaring in approval for both their skills and smiles.
BENGALURU, India (AP) — Nine months after India announced its target of “net zero” emissions by 2070 at the United Nations climate conference in Glasgow, the country’s federal cabinet finally approved a new climate plan on Wednesday.
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Australian swimmer Emma McKeon became the Commonwealth Games' most successful athlete during a history-making night in the pool on Sunday.
The 28-year-old McKeon claimed her 11th career gold medal, spread across editions in Glasgow, the Gold Coast and Birmingham, to set a new Commonwealth Games mark for most titles.
LONDON (AP) — Protesters turned out Saturday on the streets of London and in the Scottish city of Glasgow to demand faster action against climate change following the record-smashing temperatures that scorched the U.K.
Defender Malik Tillman was loaned to Scotland's Glasgow Rangers from Bayern Munich for the 2022-23 season.
Rangers says the agreement with Bayern includes a provision allowing it to buy Tillman's rights.
LONDON (AP) — The United States has been drawn in a group with Poland and the Czech Republic for the Billie Jean King Cup Finals in November.
Friday’s draw put host nation Britain in a group with Kazakhstan and Spain as part of the 12-team tournament in Glasgow, Scotland from Nov.
LONDON (AP) — Retired player David Ferrer was appointed tournament director of the Davis Cup Finals on Tuesday.
The 40-year-old Ferrer, a three-time Davis Cup champion with Spain who reached a career-best singles ranking of No.
American defender Cameron Carter-Vickers completed a transfer to Scotland's Glasgow Celtic from England's Tottenham, agreeing Friday to a four-year contract.
LONDON (AP) — The Billie Jean King Cup Finals will be held in Glasgow, Scotland on indoor hard courts from Nov. 8-13.
The International Tennis Federation issued a statement Tuesday confirming the Emirates Arena in Glasgow as the venue.
CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — Far from battlefields and Russian invaders, the Ukrainian footballers exempted from military service are trying to complete the mission to lead their country to the World Cup.
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Ukraine’s soccer players feel a duty to represent their nation’s identity on a global stage and give pride to people back home during Russia’s war on their homeland.
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Ukraine’s emotion-filled quest to qualify for the World Cup amid an ongoing war moved past the first hurdle with a 3-1 win over Scotland on Wednesday in a pulsating playoff semifinal.
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Ukrainian soccer star Oleksandr Zinchenko couldn't hold back the tears as he tried to explain what it means to represent his country's national team at this moment, with a spot at the World Cup within reach.
A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Wednesday:
WORLD CUP PLAYOFF
Scotland hosts Ukraine in Glasgow for the right to play Wales on Sunday for a place at this year's World Cup in Qatar.
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Rangers ended a tumultuous week by winning the Scottish Cup after beating Hearts 2-0 after extra time in the final on Saturday.
Rangers lost the Europa League final on Wednesday night in a penalty shootout, and it went into another extra time on Saturday thanks to Craig Gordon’s save with his foot from Joe Aribo near the end of regulation time at Hampden Park.
EMPOLI, Italy (AP) — Wearing a message of “United for Ukraine” on their shirts, Ukraine’s national soccer team won its second straight friendly match by beating Italian Serie A club Empoli 3-1 on Tuesday.
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Celtic reclaimed the Scottish league title from fierce rival Rangers after drawing 1-1 against Dundee United on Wednesday.
It is a 10th Scottish Premiership title in 11 years — and 52nd in total — for Celtic, its only blot in more than a decade of dominance coming last year when Rangers won the league under then-coach Steven Gerrard.
GLASGOW, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky judge has held the state’s child welfare agency in contempt for the second time this year, according to a published report.
ZURICH (AP) — Ukraine's bid to qualify for the Word Cup will resume on June 1 against Scotland after its playoff semifinal in Glasgow was postponed in March due to the country being invaded by Russia.
MADRID (AP) — The latter stages of the Davis Cup Finals will be played in the southern Spanish city of Málaga in November, organizers said Wednesday.
The revamped tennis competition will remain in Spain after the first two editions were played in Madrid.
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — A member of Celtic's backroom staff required stitches after being hit by a glass bottle during the team's 2-1 victory over fierce rival Rangers in the Scottish Premiership on Sunday.
NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Poland will visit Scotland to play a friendly match on March 24 now the teams no longer have semifinal playoffs in World Cup qualifying to fulfil on that date.
The match will raise funds in support of UNICEF’s humanitarian response in Ukraine following the invasion by Russia.
NEW DELHI (AP) — Four months after India announced its “net-zero” target at the United Nations climate conference in Glasgow, the country has yet to submit its targets for cutting greenhouse emissions, underscoring the difficulty of overhauling energy policy amid a growing population.
ZURICH (AP) — Ukraine wants to postpone its World Cup qualifying playoff against Scotland, FIFA said Thursday, amid a shutdown in domestic soccer during the invasion by Russia.
“FIFA can confirm it has received a request from the Ukrainian Association of Football today to postpone their matches scheduled for March,” world soccer's governing body said.
MILAN (AP) — Government officials and diplomats from the world’s most climate-polluting nations are grappling with the issue of how to govern the vast funds being pledged to fight global warming, Italy’s climate minister said Friday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Top diplomats of the United States and the world's other worst climate-polluting nations talked global warming together Thursday for the first time since November's U.N. summit, with U.S.
LONDON (AP) — An American man who authorities say faked his own death to evade prosecution for rape and financial fraud before fleeing to Scotland was jailed Friday after he failed to show up for an extradition hearing.
A Rhode Island man who authorities say fled the U.S. and faked his death to evade prosecution for rape and financial fraud has been arrested after skipping his court date in Scotland, police said Thursday.
American midfielder James Sands made his debut for Glasgow Rangers, playing the entire match during a 1-1 draw at Aberdeen on Tuesday night in the Scottish Premier League.
The 21-year-old from Rye, New York, was loaned from Major League Soccer champion New York City to Rangers on Jan.
A Rhode Island man who is believed to have fled the U.S. and faked his own death to evade prosecution for rape and financial fraud has been arrested in Scotland after being hospitalized with COVID-19, authorities said.
NEW YORK (AP) — American midfielder and defender James Sands was loaned Wednesday to Glasgow Rangers from Major League Soccer champion New York City through the end of the 2023-24 Scottish Premier League season.
American midfielder Gio Reyna's could get to play in the Europa League against the team managed by the person he was named after.
Reyna, a 19-year-old who debuted for Dortmund last year, was named after Giovanni van Bronckhorst, a teammate of his dad, Claudio Reyna, at Scotland's Glasgow Rangers from 1999-2001.
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Scottish champion Rangers hired former Netherlands international Giovanni van Bronckhorst as manager on Thursday, replacing Steve Gerrard.
Gerrard left Rangers to join Aston Villa in the Premier League last week.
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — John Souttar scored in his first international game for three years to give Scotland a 2-0 win over Denmark in World Cup qualifying on Monday and secure a home draw in the playoffs.
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — While world leaders and negotiators are hailing the Glasgow climate pact as a good compromise that keeps a key temperature limit alive, many scientists are wondering what planet these leaders are looking at.
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson hailed the U.N. climate summit as a “game-changing agreement” that sounded the “death knell for coal power” on Sunday -- although he added that his delight at the progress on fighting climate change was “tinged with disappointment.”