Posts Tagged Germany

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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6 Germany players in Ballon d’Or 23-man list

Barcelona's Lionel Messi, left celebrates with teammate Neymar after scoring during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Barcelona at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Saturday Oct. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul White)

ZURICH, Switzerland (AP) — Six members of the Germany squad that won the World Cup were included among the nominees for the FIFA Ballon d’Or award Tuesday, joining Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar on the 23-man short list.

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Kiptoo wins Frankfurt Marathon in Kenyan sweep

Mark Kiptoo a from Kenya celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the men's event of  the Frankfurt marathon in Frankfurt, Germany, Sunday Oct. 26, 2014.   (AP Photo/dpa, Roland Holschneider)

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Mark Kiptoo led a Kenyan sweep of the top three places at the 33rd Frankfurt Marathon on Sunday.

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Davydenko beats Mayer to win BMW Open

Nikolay Davydenko of Russia returns the ball to Florian Mayer of Germany during their final match at the ATP tennis tournament BMW Open in Munich, southern Germany, on Sunday, May 1, 2011. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

MUNICH (AP) — Nikolay Davydenko won his second BMW Open title on Sunday by beating Florian Mayer of Germany 6-3, 3-6, 6-1.

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