Posts Tagged Europe

Tuktamysheva takes women’s title at figure skating worlds

Finishing in first place in the Men Free Skating event, Javier Fernandez of Spain displays his gold medal at the ISU World Figure Skating Championship 2015 held at the Oriental Sports Center in Shanghai, China, Saturday, March 28, 2015. Fernandez finished in first place in the event. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

SHANGHAI (AP) — Javier Fernandez is used to breaking barriers as a figure skater from Spain, a country without a long winter sports tradition.

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Montenegro-Russia qualifier abandoned after brawl

Medics transport Russian goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev after was hit by a flare thrown from the stands during the Euro 2016 Group G qualifying soccer match between Montenegro and Russia, at the City Stadium in Podgorica, Montenegro, Friday, March 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Risto Bozovic)

PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — The European championship qualifying match between Montenegro and Russia was abandoned Friday after two Russian players were struck by objects thrown from the crowd, including its goalkeeper being hit in the head by a flare.

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Valverde wins 5th stage, Porte leads Volta a Catalunya

VALLS, Spain (AP) — Alejandro Valverde won the fifth stage of the Volta a Catalunya on Friday, while Richie Porte took the lead of the seven-day race.

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Montenegro-Russia qualifier abandoned after brawl

Medics transport Russian goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev after was hit by a flare thrown from the stands during the Euro 2016 Group G qualifying soccer match between Montenegro and Russia, at the City Stadium in Podgorica, Montenegro, Friday, March 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Risto Bozovic)

PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — A European championship qualifying match between Montenegro and Russia has been abandoned following a brawl between the two teams’ players.

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Ryder Cup director: Italy’s 2022 bid requires course changes

Golfers approach the 10th green during the first round of the Texas Open golf tournament, Thursday, March 26, 2015, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)

ROME (AP) — Ryder Cup officials say that Italy’s bid for the 2022 event will require overhauling some holes on the Marco Simone course outside Rome.

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