Posts Tagged England

Arsenal faces tricky FA Cup game against Middlesbrough

LONDON (AP) — Defending champion Arsenal was handed a potentially tricky fifth-round game in the FA Cup on Monday when it was drawn at home against second-tier Middlesbrough.

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Defying soccer logic, FA Cup provides weekend to savor

Bradford players celebrate after winning the English FA Cup 4th round soccer match between Bradford City and Chelsea at Stamford Bridge, London, England, Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

LONDON (AP) — Forget for a moment how illogical it was that $300 million worth of soccer talent lost to a team which cost $12,000 to assemble.

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Grace shares 4-way lead after Qatar Masters 3rd round

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Branden Grace and Bernd Wiesberger birdied their last holes to keep a share of the lead after round three at the Qatar Masters on Friday.

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England’s Fisher fires 7-under 65 to lead Qatar by 1

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Oliver Fisher carded eight birdies on the opening day to take a solo one-shot lead at the Qatar Masters on Wednesday.

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Australian athlete chases Olympic gold amid doping scandal

This is a Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012  file photo of Gold-medallist Sergey Kirdyapkin of Russia, right stands with silver-medallist Jared Tallent of Australia,  after the men's 50-kilometer race walk competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Jared Tallent says he "definitely" considers himself the true Olympic race-walking champion. Now he just needs the gold medal to prove it. The Australian finished second in the 50-kilometer walk at the 2012 London Olympics behind Sergei Kirdyapkin, who was one of five Russian walkers banned Tuesday Jan. 20, 2015, for doping. (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)

MOSCOW (AP) — Jared Tallent says he “definitely” considers himself the true Olympic race-walking champion. Now he just needs the gold medal to prove it.

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