Posts Tagged England

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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Bond, James Bond: Moore makes pre-Games appearance

UNICEF ambassador and former actor Roger Moore speaks, during a press conference ahead of the Commonwealth Games 2014, in Glasgow, Scotland, Tuesday July 22, 2014. The opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games commences on Wednesday. (AP Photo/PA, John Giles) UNITED KINGDOM OUT

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — The 20th Commonwealth Games get underway on Wednesday with an opening ceremony which will also serve as a fundraiser for the children’s charity UNICEF.

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Chisora-Fury fight is off after sparring injury

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Dereck Chisora has withdrawn from his European heavyweight title fight against Tyson Fury after fracturing his hand during a sparring session.

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5 Things about the Tour de France rest day

Overall leader Italy's Vincenzo Nibali, and Estonia's Tanel Kangert, right, talk during a training on the second rest day of the Tour de France cycling race in Lignan-sur-Orb, southern France, Monday, July 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

CARCASSONNE, France (AP) — The Tour de France paused for a day in this medieval fortress town just north of the Pyrenees mountains to give the 170 remaining riders a chance to rest up for the race’s final 912 kilometers (567 miles) beginning Tuesday.

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England’s Gerrard retires from international play

In this Sunday, June 22, 2014 file photo, England national soccer team captain Steven Gerrard listens as head coach Roy Hodgson speaks during a press conference after a squad training session that was closed to the media for the 2014 soccer World Cup at the Urca military base in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. England captain Steven Gerrard announced his retirement from international football on Monday, July 21, 2014. The 34-year-old Liverpool midfielder made 114 appearances for England over 14 years. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)

LONDON (AP) — England captain Steven Gerrard announced his retirement from the national team Monday to focus on playing for Liverpool.

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