Posts Tagged Europe

Federer eases into Monte Carlo Masters 3rd round

Rafael Nadal of Spain returns the ball to Teymuraz Gabashvili of Russia during their match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament in Monaco, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Nadal won 6-4 6-1. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

MONACO (AP) — Roger Federer was happier than eight-time champion Rafael Nadal after their straight-sets wins to reach the Monte Carlo Masters third round on Wednesday.

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Federer would skip tennis to be with wife, newborn

Roger Federer of Switzerland, returns the ball to Radek Stepanek of the Czech Republic during their match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament in Monaco, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

MONACO (AP) — Roger Federer is prepared to skip tournaments — including possibly the French Open — to be with his wife when she gives birth again.

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Quintana to lead Movistar at Giro d’Italia

MADRID (AP) — Tour de France runner-up Nairo Quintana will lead Movistar at the Giro d’Italia next month.

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Gay rights group sends petition to IOC

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — More than 100,000 members of an international gay rights group have sent messages to the IOC urging changes to ensure that future Olympic host countries do not have discriminatory laws on their books.

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Russian city of Kazan to host 2016 world juniors

LONDON (AP) — The Russian city of Kazan will host the 2016 world junior athletics championships.

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