Posts Tagged Europe

The Latest: Halep to open play on Center Court

Switzerland's Roger Federer puts his jacket on after the first round match of the French Open tennis tournament against Colombia's Alejandro Falla at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Sunday, May 24, 2015. federer won in three sets 6-3, 6-3. 6-4. (AP Photo/David Vincent)

PARIS (AP) — 8:22 p.m.

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Verstappen insists Grosjean to blame for Monaco GP crash

Sauber driver Felipe Nasr of Brazil leads Toro Rosso driver Max Verstappen of the Netherlands during the third practice session at the Monaco racetrack, in Monaco, Saturday, May 23, 2015. The Formula One Grand Prix of Monaco will be held on Sunday. (AP Photo/Gero Breloer)

MONACO (AP) — Teenage driver Max Verstappen is making a name for himself in his first Formula One season for Toro Rosso with aggressive driving and a love of overtaking.

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McLaren’s barren run finally over as Button scores 4 points

From left, soccer star player Cristiano Ronaldo, McLaren driver Fernando Alonso, of Spain, model Cara Delevingne and McLaren driver Jenson Button, of Britain, pose during a photo call at the MacLaren pits prior to the start of the Formula One Grand Prix, at the Monaco racetrack, in Monaco, Sunday, May 24 2015. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)

MONACO (AP) — It shows how far McLaren’s confidence has fallen that Jenson Button’s eighth place finish at the Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday was greeted almost like a win.

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Peru pulls out of hosting Marius Vizer’s World Combat Games

In this Monday, April 20, 2015 file photo, Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, toasts with Marius Vizer, head of IFJ and SportAccord Convention president, during a reception in Sochi, Russia.  The head of umbrella body SportAccord has issued Thursday May 21 2015 a 20-point plan for discussions with the IOC, including the introduction of prize money for Olympic athletes. Marius Vizer also seeks a 50 percent share for all federations in the IOC's new Olympic television channel, and wants all non-Olympic federations to be allowed to demonstrate their sport before or after each games in the host city.  (Alexei Druzhinin/RIA Novosti, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP, File)

LONDON (AP) — The Olympic backlash against Marius Vizer widened, as Peruvian organizers pulled out of hosting one of his showcase multi-sports events and basketball became the latest federation to suspend ties with his umbrella body.

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The Latest: Premier League permutations for the drop, Europe

Manchester City's Sergio Aguero, left, and Southampton's Victor Wanyama battle for the ball during the English Premier League soccer match at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester, England, Sunday May 24, 2015. (Martin Rickett/PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUT  NO SALES  NO ARCHIVE

LONDON (AP) — 5:10 p.m.

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