Posts Tagged Athlete retirement

England to face Germany for 3rd place in Women’s World Cup

England's Josanne Potter, right, consoles Laura Bassett (6) after a 2-1 loss to Japan in a semifinal in the FIFA Women's World Cup soccer tournament, Wednesday, July 1, 2015, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Though Mark Sampson already knew what answer he would get, England’s coach felt obligated to ask defender Laura Bassett whether she was emotionally ready for one more game at the Women’s World Cup.

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Rangers’ Martin St. Louis announces retirement

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Rangers forward Martin St. Louis is retiring after 16 NHL seasons, seven All Star selections and one Stanley Cup with the Tampa Bay Lightning.

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Simon Shnapir, 2-time US pairs champion, retires

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Two-time U.S. pairs champion Simon Shnapir is retiring from figure skating.

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