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Bayreuth Wagner fest starts with stage malfunction

Guests  arrive for  opening of the Bayreuth Festival in Bayreuth, Germany,  Friday,  July 25, 2014. The  annual Richard-Wagner opera festival is one of the most important cultural a events in Germany.  Bayreuth’s annual opera festival has gotten off to an unexpectedly dramatic start, with a technical malfunction forcing an interruption shortly after the opening performance of Richard Wagner’s “Tannhaeuser” kicked off.German  news agency dpa, citing its reporters at the performance, reported that the  audience was asked to leave the auditorium after about 20 minutes for safety reasons. (AP Photo/dpa,Tobias Hase)

BERLIN (AP) — Bayreuth’s annual opera festival has gotten off to an unexpectedly dramatic start, with a technical malfunction forcing an interruption shortly after the opening performance of Richard Wagner’s “Tannhaeuser” kicked off.

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Fight Schedule

At Madison Square Garden, New York (HBO), Gennady Golovkin vs. Daniel Geale, 12, for Golovkin’s WBA Super World-IBO middleweight titles; Bryant Jennings vs. Mike Perez, 12, WBC heavyweight title eliminator; Ola Afolabi vs. Anthony Caputo Smith, 12, for Afolabi’s IBO cruiserweight title.

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Euro qualifying match moved amid policing spat

BERLIN (AP) — The German soccer federation has moved a European Championship qualifier between Germany and Gibraltar out of Bremen after the city’s government decided that organizers should help pay for police deployments at high-risk matches.

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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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