Posts Tagged Europe

6 candidates in running for equestrian presidency

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Six candidates — all from Europe — are in the running to replace Princess Haya of Jordan as president of the International Equestrian Federation.

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WC finalists Germany and Argentina renew rivalry

Gemany's head coach Joachim Loew , left, talks to Manuel Neuer, center,  and Thomas Mueller during an open training session ahead of the friendly soccer match between Germany and Argentina on Wednesday in Duesseldorf, Germany, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

BERLIN (AP) — Germany and Argentina clash again 52 days after contesting the World Cup final, albeit with less at stake when the sides meet for a friendly in Duesseldorf.

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What to watch at US Open: Bencic, 17, eyes semis

Belinda Bencic, of Switzerland, reacts on her way to her upset victory over Jelena Jankovic, of Serbia, in the fourth round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, in New York. Bencic won 7-6 (6), 6-3. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

NEW YORK (AP) — A year ago at the U.S. Open, Belinda Bencic was ranked 331st and playing in the junior tournament, where she lost in the quarterfinals.

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AP Source: Falcao heading to Man United on loan

This is a Friday, Nov. 8, 2013 file photo of Monaco's  Radamel Falcao of Colombia as he controls the ball during his French League One soccer match against Evian, in Monaco stadium.   Radamel Falcao is set to join Manchester United on loan after the Premier League club agreed to a loan deal with Monaco, a person with knowledge of the deal said Monday Sept. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau, File)

LONDON (AP) — Manchester United signed Radamel Falcao on loan from Monaco early Tuesday in a coup by the struggling club on the final day of the summer transfer window.

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Maradona among stars in interreligious peace match

Diego Armando Maradona controls the ball as Diego Simeone, left, Gabriel Heinze, second right, and Ivan Zamorano watch him, during an inter-religious soccer match for peace, supported by Pope Francis to promote the dialogue and peace among different religions, at Rome's Olympic Stadium, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

ROME (AP) — Diego Maradona and Roberto Baggio were among a host of former soccer stars who played in an interreligious charity match backed by Pope Francis on Monday night.

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