Posts Tagged Spain

Unbeaten US routs New Zealand 98-71 at worlds

Anthony Davis of the US dunks the ball during their Group C Basketball World Cup match against New Zealand in Bilbao, northern Spain, Tuesday Sept. 2, 2014. The 2014 Basketball World Cup competition takes place in various cities in Spain from Aug. 30 through to Sept. 14. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)

BILBAO, Spain (AP) — American players paused from their warmups to stand and face their New Zealand opponents as they performed the haka, their traditional war dance challenge.

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Contador takes Vuelta lead as Quintana falls

Nairo Quintana from Colombia, at the time-trial arrival after his fall and his loss of time in the general classification. 36,7 kilometers (22-mile) time trial, Real Monasterio Santa Maria de Varuela-Borja, the 10th stage of the Spanish Vuelta cycling race,  in Borja, Spain, Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014. (AP Photo/Ivan Aguinaga)

BORJA, Spain (AP) — Alberto Contador took control of the Spanish Vuelta after former leader Nairo Quintana crashed and lost valuable time during the 10th stage won by Tony Martin on Tuesday.

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Sagna expects backlash from humiliated Spain

CLAIREFONTAINE, France (AP) — France defender Bacary Sagna expects a backlash from a humiliated Spain when they meet in a friendly on Thursday.

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Vuelta leader Quintana crashes, keeps riding

BORJA, Spain (AP) — Spanish Vuelta leader Nairo Quintana has continued to ride after crashing during the 10th stage’s individual time trial.

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WC finalists Germany and Argentina renew rivalry

Gemany's head coach Joachim Loew , left, talks to Manuel Neuer, center,  and Thomas Mueller during an open training session ahead of the friendly soccer match between Germany and Argentina on Wednesday in Duesseldorf, Germany, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

BERLIN (AP) — Germany and Argentina clash again 52 days after contesting the World Cup final, albeit with less at stake when the sides meet for a friendly in Duesseldorf.

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