Posts Tagged France

Novak Djokovic back to tennis, and focused on Wimbledon

In this July 5, 2014, file photo, Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic plays a return to Eugenie Bouchard of Canada during the women's singles final at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London. Kvitove has made it to at least the quarterfinals at the All England Club each of the last five years. (AP Photo/Sang Tan, File)

LONDON (AP) — After losing in the French Open final, Novak Djokovic wanted nothing to do with tennis.

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US women’s soccer brims with confidence ahead of semifinals

U.S. goalie Hope Solo and teammates Julie Johnston (19) and Becky Sauerbrunn (4) celebrate the team's win over China in a quarterfinal match in the FIFA Women's World Cup soccer tournament, Friday, June 26, 2015, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP)

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Megan Rapinoe is so done with her exile to the spectators’ seats at the Women’s World Cup.

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Flowers, color at Paris menswear, as Balmain makes debuts

A model wears a creation for Dior Homme men's Spring-Summer 2016 fashion collection, presented Saturday, June 27, 2015 in Paris, France. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

PARIS (AP) — Summer was in the air in Paris menswear collections with white roses and lashings of colors. Meanwhile, fashion-conscious NBA player Amar’e Stoudemire spoke to The Associated Press on the trend to fuse sportswear in ready-to-wear. Here are the highlights from Dior Homme, Kenzo and Balmain’s debut menswear show.

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Correction: France-Paris Fashion Week-Watch story

PARIS (AP) — In a story June 26 about Paris Fashion Week, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the Berluti house branched out into making clothes last year. Berluti ready-to-wear was created in 2011, not last year. It was the house’s official catwalk collections that were launched last year.

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Wambach says US win caps historic gay marriage day

The United States team celebrates a 1-0 win over China in a quarterfinal match in the FIFA Women's World Cup soccer tournament, Friday, June 26, 2015, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP)

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — That the United States capped Friday with a victory over China to advance to the semifinals at the Women’s World Cup had special meaning for forward Abby Wambach.

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