Posts Tagged Europe

Koudelka wins World Cup season opener in ski jump

Winner Roman Koudelka of Czech Republic  is framed by second placed Stefan Kraft of Austria, left, and third placed Andreas Wellinger of Germany, right, during the FIS Ski Jumping World Cup in Klingenthal, Germany, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)

KLINGENTHAL, Germany (AP) — Roman Koudelka overcame blustery conditions to claim his first World Cup win at the season-opening individual ski jumping event on Sunday.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Gasquet replaces Tsonga in Davis Cup final

France's Julien Benneteau, left, points to Richard Gasquet as they plays Switzerland's Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka  during their doubles match for the Davis Cup final in Lille, northern France, Saturday, Nov.22, 2014. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

LILLE, France (AP) — Richard Gasquet will play the first reverse singles match of the Davis Cup final against Roger Federer Sunday as France looks to overturn a 2-1 deficit against Switzerland.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Messi breaks Spanish league record with 253 goals

FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi, from Argentina, is lifted by his teammates after scoring against Sevilla during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Sevilla,  at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014.  Messi set a La Liga scoring record of 253 goals when he claimed a hat-trick in Saturday's match at the Camp Nou stadium against Sevilla. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

Lionel Messi was raised aloft by his Barcelona teammates after becoming the Spanish league’s all-time leading scorer in style on Saturday.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Messi scores 252nd league goal to break record

FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi, second right, from Argentina, celebrates scoring with his teammates Xavi Hernandez, center, and Neymar, from Brazil, right, against Sevilla during a Spanish La Liga soccer match at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Lionel Messi has broken the Spanish league’s all-time scoring record, surpassing the previous 251-goal mark in Barcelona’s match against Sevilla on Saturday.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Radionova wins Trophee Bompard to reach GP final

Elena Radionova of Russia, competes in the Ladies' Free Skating event, during the ISU figure skating 2014 Eric Bompard Trophy competition,  at Bordeaux's skating arena, western France, Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

BORDEAUX, France (AP) — Two-time junior world champion Elena Radionova of Russia landed all her jumps in the free skate to win the Trophee Bompard on Saturday and qualify for the Grand Prix Final.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , ,