Posts Tagged Eastern Europe

6 candidates in running for equestrian presidency

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Six candidates — all from Europe — are in the running to replace Princess Haya of Jordan as president of the International Equestrian Federation.

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WC finalists Germany and Argentina renew rivalry

Gemany's head coach Joachim Loew , left, talks to Manuel Neuer, center,  and Thomas Mueller during an open training session ahead of the friendly soccer match between Germany and Argentina on Wednesday in Duesseldorf, Germany, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

BERLIN (AP) — Germany and Argentina clash again 52 days after contesting the World Cup final, albeit with less at stake when the sides meet for a friendly in Duesseldorf.

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Russian football union to meet with UEFA, FIFA

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian Football Union says it will attend UEFA and FIFA-mediated talks next month to resolve a dispute with Ukraine over the clubs in Crimea.

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Bulgarian poet Valeri Petrov dies

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Valeri Petrov, Bulgaria’s most prominent contemporary poet, who translated the complete works of Shakespeare, has died at age 94.

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Champions League draw wide open

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo from Portugal celebrates his goal during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Cordoba at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium  in Madrid, Spain, Monday, Aug. 25, 2014 . (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)

MONACO (AP) — Real Madrid’s Champions League title defense takes shape Thursday at one of the most open draws in years.

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