Posts Tagged Eastern Europe

Mercedes chief breaks bones in biking crash

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Mercedes says its motorsport chief Toto Wolff will attend the Hungarian Grand Prix this week despite breaking several bones in a cycling crash in his native Austria.

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Bojanovski, Peer reach Baku quarterfinals

BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — Former champion Bojana Jovanovski of Serbia returned to the Baku Cup quarterfinals by beating Katarzyna Piter of Poland 6-3, 6-1 on Wednesday.

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Shakhtar Donetsk to play in Lviv this season

Dario Srna of Shakhtar Donetsk lifts up Ukraine's soccer Super Cup after their victory against Dynamo Kiev at Lviv Arena in Lviv, Ukraine, Tuesday, July 22, 2014.  (AP Photo/Andrey Lukatsky)

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Shakhtar Donetsk’s coach says the Ukrainian champion will play its home games this season in Lviv in western Ukraine, over 600 miles from its home city, due to ongoing conflict in the east of the country.

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In international flight, volatile conflicts abound

Israeli police officers secure a destroyed house that was hit by a rocket fired by Palestinians militants from Gaza, in Yahud, a Tel Aviv suburb near the airport, central Israel, Tuesday, July 22, 2014. As a result, Delta Air Lines and U.S. Airlines decided to cancel their scheduled flights to Israel.(AP Photo/Dan Balilty)

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — In Libya, militias armed with shoulder-launched missiles are battling for control of the country’s main airport. In Africa, the entire Sahel region is awash with weapons that include portable air defense systems leftover from the ouster of Moammar Gadhafi.

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Man City cancels Under-21 game after racism claims

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City says a friendly being played by its Under-21 team in Croatia on Tuesday was abandoned after team management ordered the players off the pitch following alleged racist abuse.

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