Posts Tagged Europe

US skier Shiffrin leads World Cup GS in 1st run

Mikaela Shiffrin, of the United States, left, and Austria's Anna Fenninger celebrate in the finish area after winning an alpine ski, women's World Cup giant slalom in Soelden, Austria, Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. Shiffrin and Fenninger tied for the first place. (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati)

SOELDEN, Austria (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin wasted no time fulfilling her ambition to start winning giant slaloms this season.

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Murray beats Ferrer to reach Valencia final

VALENCIA, Spain (AP) — Andy Murray beat top-seeded David Ferrer 6-4, 7-5 Saturday to reach the final of the Valencia Open.

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Goffin beats Coric to reach Swiss Indoors final

Belgium's David Goffin  returns a ball to Croatia's Borna Coric during theirs semifinal match at the Swiss Indoors tennis tournament  in Basel, Switzerland, on Saturday, Oct.25, 2014. (AP Photo/Keystone,Georgios Kefalas)

BASEL, Switzerland (AP) — David Goffin kept up his remarkable form as he beat teenage wild card Borna Coric 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 Saturday to reach the Swiss Indoors final.

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Rafael Nadal pulls out of Paris Masters

Spain's Rafael Nadal returns a ball to France's Pierre-Hugues Herbert during their round of sixteen match at the Swiss Indoors tennis tournament at the St. Jakobshalle in Basel, Switzerland, on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014.  (AP Photo/Keystone,Georgios Kefalas)

BASEL, Switzerland (AP) — Rafael Nadal will have season-ending appendicitis surgery next month, ruling him out of the upcoming Paris Masters and the ATP finals in London.

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Suarez to return in ‘clasico’ after biting ban

FC Barcelona's Luis Suarez, from Uruguay, right, and Neymar, from Brazil, attend a training session at the Sports Center FC Barcelona Joan Gamper in San Joan Despi, Spain, Monday, Oct. 20, 2014. FC Barcelona will play against Ajax in a group F Champions League on Tuesday Oct. 21. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Luis Suarez’s long wait is almost over. The much-maligned forward will play his first minutes for Barcelona on Saturday against Real Madrid after completing his ban for biting an opponent four months ago at the World Cup.

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