Posts Tagged Europe

City says injured Kompany could be out for the season

Manchester United's Marouane Fellaini, centre, fights for the ball against Manchester City's Yaya Toure, left, as Vincent Kompany looks on during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Manchester City at Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester, England, Sunday, April 12, 2015. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini says captain Vincent Kompany could miss the rest of the season because of a groin injury, dealing another blow to the English champions’ troubled season.

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Serbia and IOC patch up relations strained over Kosovo

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach arrives at a press conference, in Belgrade, Serbia, Friday, April 17, 2015. Serbian Olympic Committee president Vlade Divac says IOC's decision to grant Kosovo full recognition will not affect relations with the Olympic governing body. Despite opposition from Serbia, the IOC granted Kosovo, a former Serbian province which in 2008 declared independence, full recognition in December. Thus, athletes from Kosovo will be able to compete at the 2016 Summer Games. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — The IOC’s decision to grant full recognition to Kosovo will not affect relations with the Olympic governing body, Serbian Olympic Committee president Vlade Divac said Friday

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Ukrainian fighting in and out of the ring

Ukrainian boxing Olympic champion Oleksandr Usyk poses for a photo at the official weigh-in  in Kiev, Ukraine, Friday, April 17, 2015. Oleksandr Usyk will fight  against Russia's Andrei Knyazev in a heavyweight bout  in the Ukrainian capital on Saturday.  Ukrainian boxer Oleksandr Usyk is a man fighting both inside and outside the ring. Usyk is the reigning Olympic heavyweight gold medalist and is now trying to challenge for top pro titles, but his career has become tangled up in Ukraine's political turmoil.   (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian boxer Oleksandr Usyk is a man fighting both inside and outside the ring.

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Bayern Munich regrets longtime doctor’s departure

In this March 12, 2014 file photo Bayern team doctor Hans-Wilhelm Mueller-Wohlfahrt watches the Champions League round of 16 second leg soccer match between FC Bayern Munich and FC Arsenal in Munich, Germany. Mueller-Wohlfahrt stepped down as team docter Thursday, April 16, 2015 after nearly 40 years with the club.   (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader, file)

MUNICH (AP) — Bayern Munich says it regrets the sudden departure of its longtime team doctor and his staff, whose surprise move has revealed tension in the club as it faces a possible exit from the Champions League.

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Safarova opens Fed Cup for defending champion Czechs

OSTRAVA, Czech Republic (AP) — Lucie Safarova will face Caroline Garcia in the opening singles match Saturday when the defending champion Czech Republic faces France in the Fed Cup semifinals.

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