Posts Tagged Europe

Gallacher misses cut before 1st Ryder Cup

Scotland's Stephen Gallacher plays out of the rough on the 2nd fairway on day two of the Wales Open golf tournament  at Celtic Manor, Newport Wales  Friday Sept. 19, 2014. Gallacher will miss the cut in his last tournament before his first Ryder Cup, putting his poor performance at the Wales Open down to "thinking too much" about playing at Gleneagles next week. (AP Photo/ Nick Potts/PA) UNITED KINGDOM OUT

NEWPORT, Wales (AP) — Shane Lowry shot a 6-under 65 to take a one-shot lead after the second round of the Wales Open on Friday, while Stephen Gallacher missed the cut in his last tournament before his first Ryder Cup.

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Platini criticizes FIFA over luxury watch probe

GENEVA (AP) — UEFA President Michel Platini is going to keep his luxury watch, even though FIFA wants him to give it back.

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UEFA to investigate Partizan Belgrade fans

Tottenham Hotspur's Nabil Bentaleb, center, and Partizan Belgrade's Petar Grbic, right, challenge for the ball during the Europa League Group C soccer match between Partizan Belgrade and Tottenham Hotspur in Belgrade, Serbia, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Marko Drobnjakovic)

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA has opened a disciplinary case against Partizan Belgrade following the misbehavior of the Serbian club’s fans, including the display of an anti-Semitic banner, during a Europa League game against Tottenham.

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Some things to know about the cycling worlds

MADRID (AP) — With the grand tours over and done with, it’s time to get ready for the road cycling world championships.

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Kostner skips doping hearing in Schwazer case

In this Feb. 20, 2014 file photo, Carolina Kostner of Italy celebrates during the flower ceremony after finishing third in the women's free skate figure skating finals at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, in Sochi, Russia. Former figure skating world champion Carolina Kostner risks punishment for skipping a hearing before Italian authorities in Rome on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, investigating whether she was complicit in doping by her former boyfriend and Olympic race walking champion Alex Schwazer. Kostner, the 2014 Olympic bronze medalist and 2012 world champion, was to be asked by CONI about allegations that she told prosecutors in Bolzano she helped Schwazer evade a test and knew he slept with a banned altitude machine. Kostner risks a ban of up to four years from all sports activities in Italy. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev, file)

ROME (AP) — Former figure skating world champion Carolina Kostner risks punishment for skipping a hearing on Friday before Italian authorities investigating whether she was complicit in doping by her former boyfriend and Olympic race walking gold medalist Alex Schwazer.

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