• Rose takes 1-shot lead into final round at Dubai

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Justin Rose shot a 7-under 65 Saturday to take a one-shot lead into the final round of the European Tour’s season-ending Tour Championship.

  • Buffon to sit out Juventus match after Italy WCup failure

    TURIN, Italy (AP) — Gianluigi Buffon is still recovering from Italy’s failure to qualify for the World Cup and won’t play for Juventus at Sampdoria on Sunday.

  • Suleymanoglu, 3-time Olympic gold weightlifter, dies at 50

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s official news agency says Naim Suleymanoglu, the Turkish weightlifter who was known as “Pocket Hercules” and who won three Olympic gold medals, has died. He was 50.

  • Geisenberger leads 1-2-3 German sweep in luge opener

    IGLS, Austria (AP) — Natalie Geisenberger led a German medal sweep Saturday at the first World Cup women’s luge race of the Olympic season.

  • The Latest: Lebanese PM arrives in Paris from Saudi Arabia

    PARIS (AP) — The Latest on developments surrounding Lebanon’s crisis with Saudi Arabia in the wake of Prime Minister Saad Hariri’s resignation (all times local):

  • Ousted Caracas mayor reaches Spain after fleeing Venezuela

    MADRID (AP) — The ousted mayor of Caracas pledged to spread his protest against Venezuela’s socialist government across the world as he arrived in Spain on Saturday, a day after escaping from house arrest and slipping past security forces into Colombia.

  • Lebanon PM: Saudi trip was to consult on country’s future

    PARIS (AP) — Lebanon’s Prime Minister Saad Hariri said he will return home in the coming days from where he will declare a political stance for the first time since making a strange resignation announcement from Saudi Arabia that unleashed fears of a crisis in Lebanon.

    Updated: 2:59 am

  • Defending champion Monaco held to 1-1 draw at Amiens

    PARIS (AP) — Defending champion Monaco dropped more points after drawing 1-1 at Amiens in the French League on Friday.

  • Girona draws 1-1 with Sociedad, continues to impress in Liga

    GIRONA, Spain (AP) — Girona continued its strong debut campaign in Spain’s top division after fighting back for a 1-1 draw with Real Sociedad on Friday.

  • Dortmund in crisis: Stuttgart deal another Bundesliga loss

    BERLIN (AP) — Borussia Dortmund’s crisis worsened Friday with a 2-1 loss at promoted Stuttgart, the former leader’s fourth defeat in five Bundesliga games.