Posts Tagged Eastern Europe

Russia resists demands to cut number of stadiums

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia is resisting demands from FIFA to reduce the number of stadiums for the 2018 World Cup from 12 to 10.

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Ukraine-Belgium Davis Cup playoff to be in Estonia

LONDON (AP) — The Davis Cup playoff between Ukraine and Belgium will be held at a neutral venue in Estonia because of security issues in Kiev.

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Marquez finally beaten, Pedrosa wins Czech MotoGP

Esteve Rabat, of Spain, front, rides during the Czech Republic motorcycle Grand Prix Moto 2 motorcycle race at the Brno Circuit, Czech Republic, Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/CTK, Lubos Pavlicek) SLOVAKIA OUT

BRNO, Czech Republic (AP) — Dani Pedrosa won the Czech Grand Prix on Sunday to end the season’s winning streak of defending world champion Marc Marquez.

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Dominant Marquez takes pole position for Czech GP

Marc Marquez of Spain rides during a practice for the motorcycle Grand Prix MotoGP race at the Brno circuit, Czech Republic, Friday Aug. 15, 2014. (AP Photo/CTK, Vaclav Salek) SLOVAKIA OUT

BRNO, Czech Republic (AP) — Defending world champion Marc Marquez extended his dominance by taking pole position in Saturday’s qualifying for the Czech Grand Prix.

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