Posts Tagged Europe

Russian coach refuses to sign black players

MOSCOW (AP) — The coach of Russian Premier League team FC Rostov said Friday he will not sign black players and joked that Ebola had spread to the club.

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Raonic downs Federer at Paris Masters

Milos Raonic of Canada, returns the ball to Roger Federer of Switzerland during their quarterfinal match at the ATP World Tour Masters tennis tournament at Bercy stadium in Paris, France, Friday, Oct. 31, 2014. Raonic won 7-6, 7-5.  (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

PARIS (AP) — Milos Raonic perfectly timed his maiden win over Roger Federer.

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Suarez Navarro beats Pironkova, advances to semis

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Carla Suarez Navarro advanced to the semifinals of the season-ending Tournament of Champions by beating Tsvetana Pironkova 7-6 (2), 6-1 on Friday.

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Spanish league looking for foothold in China

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo, right, celebrates his goal during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and FC Barcelona at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)

MADRID (AP) — In an effort to expand its reach overseas, the president of the Spanish league invited 40 leading Chinese businessmen to watch Real Madrid play Barcelona.

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Marathon Majors ceremony postponed by doping rumor

LONDON (AP) — The World Marathon Majors series says it has postponed Sunday’s awards ceremony because of reports that Kenyan runner Rita Jeptoo has tested positive for doping.

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