Posts Tagged England

US men to play Colombia in London on Nov. 14

CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. men’s soccer team will play third-ranked Colombia in an exhibition game Nov. 14 in London at Craven Cottage, the home stadium of Fulham.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Overseas matchup with Falcons up next for Lions

Detroit Lions wide receiver Golden Tate celebrates their 24-23 victory over the New Orleans Saints after a NFL football game in Detroit, Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Golden Tate is finally warming up to the idea of a game in London.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Illegal drone use a growing issue at sports venues

A drone with an Albanian flag banner flies over Partizan stadium during the Euro 2016 Group I qualifying match between Serbia and Albania in Belgrade, Serbia, Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014. The match was abandoned. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)

LONDON (AP) — Long after drones became a key tool for militaries and spy agencies, authorities now realize the threat they can pose to sports events.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Ilonen, Stenson through to World Match Play final

Mikko Ilonen of Finland kisses the World Match Play Championship trophy after defeating Henrik Stenson of Sweden in the final at the London Golf Club in Ash, England Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. Ilonen won on the 17th hole 2 and 1 to play.(AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

ASH, England (AP) — Mikko Ilonen defeated top-seeded Henrik Stenson 3 and 1 in the final Sunday to win the World Match Play Championship.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Ronaldo set 8-game Spanish mark of 15 goals

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo from Portugal celebrates scoring against Levante during a Spanish La Liga soccer match at the Ciutat de Valencia stadium in Valencia, Spain, on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice to set a Spanish league record with 15 goals in the first eight games of a La Liga season as Real Madrid beat Levente 5-0, and Lionel Messi scored in Barcelona’s 3-0 win over Elbar to reach 250 league goals and move within one of Telmo Zarra’s mark.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,