Posts Tagged Eastern Europe

UEFA charges Dynamo Kiev for Europa League fan disorder

Leverkusen's Kyriakos Papadopoulos, right, celebrates with his teammates after winning 1-0 at the Champions League round of 16 first leg soccer match between Bayer 04 Leverkusen and Atletico de Madrid on Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015 in Leverkusen, Germany. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA has charged Dynamo Kiev over crowd disorder which briefly stopped a Europa League match against Guingamp.

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Women’s World Cup super-G canceled in foggy Bansko

Tina Maze, of Slovenia, left, and Lindsey Vonn, of the United States, ski prior to the start of an alpine ski, women's World Cup super-G event, in Bansko, Bulgaria, Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Pier Marco Tacca)

BANSKO, Bulgaria (AP) — The women’s World Cup super-G has been canceled because of fog.

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Norway restores order by winning women’s cross-country relay

Austria's Bernhard Gruber reacts after winning the 10km individual race during the Nordic Combined Gundersen LH HS134/10,0 (K) at the 2015 FIS Nordic Skiing World Championships in Falun, Sweden, Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015.  (AP Photo, TT, Anders Wiklund) SWEDEN OUT

FALUN, Sweden (AP) — Marit Bjoergen collected one of the few records she didn’t already have as Norway restored some order to women’s cross-country skiing by easily winning the 4×5-kilometer relay at the world championships on Thursday.

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Fan points gun at Serbian soccer player after penalty miss

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — The soccer players’ union in Serbia says a professional player was threatened by a fan with a gun.

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German police help passport-less Vonn travel to Bulgaria

Lindsey Vonn, of the United States, stands after failing to complete the course during an alpine ski, women's World Cup giant slalom event, in Maribor, Slovenia, Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati)

MUNICH (AP) — German police say they helped American skier Lindsey Vonn get to Bulgaria for a World Cup event after she forgot her passport in Austria.

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