Posts Tagged Europe

Petra Kvitova to lead Czechs in Fed Cup final

PRAGUE (AP) — Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova will lead the Czech Republic and Angelique Kerber will play for Germany in next week’s Fed Cup final.

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Contador wins Velo d’Or award

PARIS (AP) — Tour of Spain champion Alberto Contador has capped his tumultuous season by winning the Velo d’Or award as the best rider of 2014.

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Jamaican discus thrower gets 2-year doping ban

MONACO (AP) — Jamaican discus thrower Traves Smikle has received a two-year suspension for doping.

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NFL-backed study: $255M boost to UK from franchise

In this handout image made available by NFL UK, the teams run onto the field before the NFL football game between Detroit Lions and Atlanta Falcons at Wembley Stadium, London, Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014.  (AP Photo/Nicky Hayes, NFL UK)

LONDON (AP) — An NFL franchise in London could generate more than $250 million a year for Britain, according to a study released Wednesday.

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Ex New Zealand IOC member Tay Wilson dies at 89

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Former International Olympic Committee member of New Zealand Tay Wilson has died. He was 89.

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