Posts Tagged Europe

Vanessa-Mae attends CAS appeal in Olympic ski fixing case

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Pop violinist Vanessa-Mae has appeared at sport’s highest court to appeal her 4-year ban for helping to fix Sochi Olympic qualifying races in Alpine skiing.

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AP Interview: Mia Hamm ‘humbled’ to join Roma’s board

In this Monday March 2, 2015 photo made available Tuesday March 3, 2015 retired women's soccer star and member of Italian club Roma's board of directors Mia Hamm poses during an interview with The Associated Press in the hospitality area of Rome's Olympic Stadium.  With three kids at home, Mia Hamm already had plenty on her plate when two professional clubs came calling over the space of a few days in October. They weren't asking her to play _ the 42-year-old soccer star has been retired for more than a decade _ rather they wanted her to join their management sides. (AP Photo/ Andrew Dampf)

ROME (AP) — With three kids at home, Mia Hamm already had plenty on her plate when two professional clubs called over the space of just a few days in October.

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Rummenigge upbeat after meeting with Blatter

FIFA president Sepp Blatter leaves after the International Football Association Board (IFAB) meeting in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015. Sepp Blatter wants the 2022 World Cup final in Qatar to take place no later than Dec. 18, a date that would avoid a conflict with the powerful Premier League over the Christmas schedule in England. The dates of the 2022 tournament will be confirmed in March by the FIFA executive committee, which Blatter heads. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Tensions between FIFA and Europe’s top clubs over the 2022 World Cup have been calmed by a meeting between Sepp Blatter and Karl-Heinz Rummenigge.

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Reports of Maggie Smith’s ‘Downton’ exit may be premature

This image released by Fox Searchlight Films shows Maggie Smith in a scene from "The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel." (AP Photo/Fox Searchlight Films, Laurie Sparham)

LONDON (AP) — Predictions of doom for the Dowager Countess of Grantham may be premature.

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Chelsea, Luis Suarez lead AP Global Football 10

Chelsea's John Terry, centre right and teammate Chelsea's Didier Drogba hold up  the English League Cup after its presentation to the team  following the  soccer match between Chelsea and Tottenham at Wembley stadium in London, Sunday, March 1, 2015. Chelsea won 2-0.(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

LONDON (AP) — Chelsea was chosen team of the week in the AP Global Football 10 on Tuesday after beating Tottenham 2-0 in the League Cup final.

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