Tags: Australia

Jarrod Lyle, Golfer Who Played On Despite Cancer, Dies at 36

Jarrod Lyle, an Australian professional golfer who had five top-10 finishes on the PGA Tour only to have his playing career interrupted by recurring bouts of cancer, died on Wednesday, a year after his latest relapse. He was 36. His death was confirmed by his wife, Briony Lyle, in a statement issued by Golf Australia,…

Liz Cambage Drops 53 Points, Breaking W.N.B.A. Scoring Record

Move over, Riquna Williams. Displaying ruthless efficiency, Liz Cambage of the Dallas Wings broke Williams’s W.N.B.A. single-game scoring record on Tuesday by pouring in 53 points in a win over the Liberty in Arlington, Tex. Cambage, a 26-year-old Australian center who stands 6 feet 8 inches, simply could not be stopped. She made 17 of…

Usain Bolt, World’s Fastest Man, to Try Out for Australian Soccer Club

SYDNEY, Australia — Usain Bolt, an eight-time Olympic champion and the world’s fastest man, could soon fulfill his dream of becoming a professional soccer player after reaching a deal with Australia’s smallest team, an agent said Tuesday. Bolt, 31, will participate in a six-week trial starting next month with the Central Coast Mariners, a club…