Posts Tagged Eastern Europe

Horsey in halfway lead at Russian Open

MOSCOW (AP) — David Horsey shot a 4-under 68 Friday for a two-stroke lead at the halfway mark of the Russian Open.

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Mercedes drivers fastest in Hungarian GP practice

Britain's  Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes  waits  in the paddock during the first practice session at the Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix in Budapest, Hungary, Friday, July 25, 2014. The Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix will be held on Sunday, July, 27, 2014. (AP Photo/MTI, Szilard Koszticsak)

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Lewis Hamilton posted the fastest time in the first and second practices for the Hungarian Grand Prix on Friday, with Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg second.

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Defending champ Svitolina makes Baku semis

BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — Elina Svitolina of Ukraine moved her Baku Cup title defense into the semifinals by dispatching Pauline Parmentier of France 6-4, 6-4 on Friday.

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Azerbaijan set to host F1 race in Baku in 2016

Azerbaijan is set to host a Formula One race in 2016.

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FIFA rejects calls to strip Russia of World Cup

ZURICH (AP) — FIFA has rejected calls to move the 2018 World Cup from Russia, saying the tournament “can achieve positive change.”

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