BERLIN (AP) — German authorities foiled what they believe may have been an imminent Boston Marathon-style attack on a professional cycling race planned for Friday, seizing a cache of weapons, including a pipe bomb, and chemicals that can be used to make explosives in a raid on a suspected Islamic extremist’s home outside Frankfurt.
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ISTANBUL (AP) — Second-seeded Grigor Dimitrov eased into the quarterfinals of the inaugural Istanbul Open by beating Andrey Golubev of Kazakhstan 6-3, 6-2 on Thursday.
MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — A pair of sheikhs were the big winners Thursday at a meeting of Asian soccer leaders.
ISTANBUL (AP) — Fourth-seeded Santiago Giraldo of Colombia beat Russian Andrey Rublev 6-4, 1-6, 6-3 to reach the quarterfinals of the inaugural Istanbul Open on Wednesday, while Spaniard Daniel Gimeno-Traver upset sixth-seeded Kazakh Mikhail Kukushkin 6-3, 6-3 to set up a potential match against Roger Federer.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Proof of the struggles at Manchester City this season arrived when the Premier League’s team of the year was announced on Sunday.